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Oilheads
11/19/17 09:34 AM
Thanks Terry - no I don't tend to go assembling statistical or other data, to prove that my recently-fitted roadster handlebar is much more comfortable on the Rockster than the OEM bar was. Or that the footpeg kit from a GS which I recently fitted, means that my knees are more r...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 06:39 AM
Originally Posted by JR356 Maybe wait a couple days,might be some good Black Friday deals coming up. JR356 That is a great suggestion. I know there are a few items I need and am waiting to see what the Christmas Sale time brings....
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 06:12 AM
Have that Dry Spec bag,won it at Top O the Rockies BMW Rally 2 yrs ago. Great bag that can hold a ton of stuff,the internal stiffener(formed plastic) really helps with keeping shape and allowing easy access for loading,unloading. Also the stiffener on mine is white,which really h...
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Motorcycle Talk
11/19/17 04:54 AM
Looks great Bernie!! Uhh . . . is that your cpap machine tube?!? Ok, Okay. I said out loud - 'Oh that's his hydrate tube' and the ever quick witted Mrs WTA said " I thought it was his CPAP machine breathing tube! : And NO! I don't have a CPAP. . . . . as of this writin...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 04:44 AM
Originally Posted by RTinNC For use in the pillion I have used a Cortech Sport Tail bag like this but in black since 2004 and like it so much I bought a 2nd as a back-up but never needed it as the original is still going strong! I have one as well - comes with rain cover...
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Hexheads
11/19/17 03:58 AM
I finished the bike up today and went for a 40 mile ride to check it out. The clutch and transmission are quiet again and the bike seems to be running great. ...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
11/19/17 03:16 AM
Originally Posted by Bill_Walker.......... Funny that most of us replying there ARE using our real names, or some part of them. Yep! ...
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Motorcycle Talk
11/19/17 02:43 AM
2018 RT in hiding at it's home away from home, Starbucks. And here is a 2018 RT out in the wild. By the way, while you are riding it, you can't see all the pretty or ugly features. Just saying....
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 02:42 AM
Originally Posted by dirtriderOriginally Posted by markgoodrichHi, DR, not particularly large, 25-30l,,although a larger bag would be okay. I can barely fit a week's worth of gear into the side cases, would be nice to have extra room. Quick attach/removal imperative. In the...
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Oilheads
11/19/17 02:41 AM
Mine normally runs at five bars once it's warmed up. Maybe six if it's warm & in traffic. Highest I've ever seen it is seven for a short time while I was stuck in traffic and it was hot, like upper 90's (well, actually, upper 90's is only considered warm here...hot is over 11...
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Ride and Event Planning
11/19/17 02:27 AM
Home after 599 miles, great weather and good riding. I even found a new to me Starbucks ( hey GS'guys, they even have a dirt drive way! ). ...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 02:21 AM
Thank you for that, EffBee. I about froze today. Think I’ll look for a cordless dual controller....
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Ride and Event Planning
11/19/17 02:21 AM
Originally Posted by terryofperryOriginally Posted by workin' them angelsLooks like a great turn out and exceptional weather! Great to see Marty back in the local swing of things after his riding across the pond. Apart from not being a part of the gathering, must say I'm also a ...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 02:07 AM
Originally Posted by EffBeeAs some of you know, I've just ended a career in the motorcycle industry. My last position was as Director of Global Sales and Marketing for Gerbing's. I left the company and moved back to my native SoCal and retired back in 2013 when Gerbing's was pu...
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Motorcycle Talk
11/19/17 01:44 AM
Originally Posted by workin' them angels Motorcyclist recently ran this article: Rise of the tilting trikes Honda Neowing Neowing Interesting article and I hope the Yamaha Niken and Honda Neowing are successful. They have to be better than the CanAm which REALLY is not mo...
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K Bikes
11/19/17 01:21 AM
Thanks, Tri! Lemme try that and report back!...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 01:07 AM
As some of you know, I've just ended a career in the motorcycle industry. My last position was as Director of Global Sales and Marketing for Gerbing's. I left the company and moved back to my native SoCal and retired back in 2013 when Gerbing's was purchased by a capital invest...
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Bike Related Things
11/19/17 12:57 AM
Originally Posted by workin' them angelsAre Warm and Safe and First Gear heated gear synonymous? I thought at one time First Gear's line was called Warm and Safe. I have Gerbings Micro Wire gloves and heated soles and have never felt either got all that hot. They are. Warm an...
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Ride and Event Planning
11/19/17 12:55 AM
Great day to ride, good to see everyone!...
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Wetheads
11/19/17 12:43 AM
Did you check both ends of the wire harness? There's a connector air the seat and should be one about 18" down wire at the frame. (at least that's how my 07 and 12 were)...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
11/19/17 12:33 AM
I got started like many not using my proper name in my e-mail address as a minor attempt to avoid spam and an illusion of added security against identity theft. Having a handle is a bit cool anyway. I do sign my name on my signature to this board since who would look for me her...
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Oilheads
11/18/17 11:42 PM
I am hoping its the sensor. The oil is fresh 20/50 and the bike was tuned by the local afermarket BMW guru. I was also hoping ( for a change ) " this is a known issue with that model". What is considered " too hot" on that guage?...
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Ride and Event Planning
11/18/17 11:32 PM
Originally Posted by workin' them angelsLooks like a great turn out and exceptional weather! Great to see Marty back in the local swing of things after his riding across the pond. Apart from not being a part of the gathering, must say I'm also a bit disappointed there's not a ph...
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Oilheads
11/18/17 11:22 PM
Originally Posted by KingofneonI have a couple questions. 1) what is the " normal" range for oil temp as it indicates on the bar graph on my '04 R1150 rt 2) my oil temp guage usually indicates about halfway up while riding. After anytime in traffic, the oil temp climbs ...
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Bike Related Things
11/18/17 11:13 PM
Are Warm and Safe and First Gear heated gear synonymous? I thought at one time First Gear's line was called Warm and Safe. I have Gerbings Micro Wire gloves and heated soles and have never felt either got all that hot....
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