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    Wethead GS Farkles - Post them here!

    Ok, boys and girls, what are you putting on your new water boxer for accessories, and how do you like them?

    So far, I have only put a Wunderlich sidestand enlarger plate on mine. I like being able to use the sidestand even on fairly soft ground, and this helps a lot.
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    Hey Bob, looks like you made the jump.
    Good luck with it. Gary
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    Hey Bob, looks like you made the jump.
    Good luck with it. Gary
    Thanks, Gary! Yes, I did. (Which accounts for all the rain. )

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    She's a beauty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    She's a beauty!
    Thanks. LOTS of fun! But now the farkling begins! Since other "Sporkhead"[1] owners are bound to be in the same boat, I am hoping that we can share info about what accessories are available, which ones we like and dislike and how they work, etc.






    [1] Looking down from above, the front fender just shouts SPORK to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EMOTO View Post
    [1] Looking down from above, the front fender just shouts SPORK to me.
    BUTT... the front fender is not a head!

    I put a u-bolt style Ram ball on mine for my Garmin Montana GPS mount. I plug it into the power accessory socket on the dash.

    Gonna get a set of Jesse boxes put on next week at the RA rally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Visian View Post
    BUTT... the front fender is not a head!

    I put a u-bolt style Ram ball on mine for my Garmin Montana GPS mount. I plug it into the power accessory socket on the dash.

    Gonna get a set of Jesse boxes put on next week at the RA rally.
    Coincidentally, I spoke with Al yesterday when I had a mounting question, and he mentioned they were getting ready to head out to the rally. Which bags you getting, the Safari, or Odyssey?

    And yes, I know the fender is not the head, but Sporkhead just has such a lovely ring to it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EMOTO View Post
    Coincidentally, I spoke with Al yesterday when I had a mounting question, and he mentioned they were getting ready to head out to the rally. Which bags you getting, the Safari, or Odyssey?
    The Odyssey. The width is important to me. Well not so important that I didn't choose the 10" wide ones.

    And yes, I know the fender is not the head, but Sporkhead just has such a lovely ring to it.
    How about Sporkface....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Visian View Post
    The Odyssey. The width is important to me. Well not so important that I didn't choose the 10" wide ones.
    Nice. That's what I chose as well.



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    How about Sporkface....?
    Hmmm. Not bad. Not bad at all. I think I like Sporkhead better, though. No accounting for taste.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EMOTO View Post

    Daymn, I just hate when someone posts a pic of a bike that looks that good!

    Stop it!

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    Here it is with the Jesse bags. I think the squared off look of the Odysseys goes will with the angular look of the bike.



    Engine crash bars from Touratech arrived the other day, so mounting those up will be the next task.
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    Looking good Bob.
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    Thanks, Gary. Getting there.
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    Tank bags, anyone?

    I got one of these for mine, and am pretty happy with it. It performed well on a recent 1746 mile trip. It has one of those quick mount systems that has a ring around the fuel filler that the bag snaps onto. $186.98 for bag and mount kit. I believe it is 20L and it is expandable. I certainly wouldn't want a larger tank bag.

    http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...WT.mc_ID=80004

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    Farkles I have added

    So far I have added the following:

    Touratech crash bars both upper and lower
    Touratech expedition full length skid plate
    Rear brake fluid resovoir protector
    Touratech wide foot pegs
    BMW Vario side and top cases
    Touratech metal headlight protector
    Touratech 15mm handlebar risers
    Touratech black radiator guards
    Touratech shaft drive breather hose


    Up next:
    Akropovic slip on exhaust
    Heidenau K60 front and rear tires when they become available

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