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Ride Tales
04/23/18 08:41 PM
Bernie's RT even looks fast! What a gorgeous motorcycle. It was hard for me to move from an RT to a GS and the looks were a major reason. Randy...
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Ride and Event Planning
04/23/18 08:40 PM
Originally Posted by TEWKS Rick, unfortunately you are looking at 12 plus hours on I 81 to I 84 just to get up in the area. I'd take the Taconic PKWY off of 84 to avoid the Danbury-Waterbury-Hartford Traffic. I'll pop in a couple more suggestions later. Pat The Taconic is a g...
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Oilheads
04/23/18 08:24 PM
Originally Posted by dave_a1999 R1100R 45k miles I have replaced, flushed and bled F&R brake fluid completely. I have come to realize (by reading posts on this fine forum) that I have not flushed out the ABS system by doing this. My Clymer manual is unclear how to accomplish ...
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Motorcycle Talk
04/23/18 07:14 PM
I bought a '16 RT last year, mostly for summer touring, and a '16 MG Eldo this year, more for around-town. When I saw the Guzzi, I fell in love with it. It rides incredibly smooth interms of acceleration and tranny. It communicates every bump in the road, though. It turns hea...
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Oilheads
04/23/18 07:09 PM
They are Autolite XS3923 Xtreme Sport Iridium. I installed them over the winter and bought them at my local parts store, they were recommended as "the best" I didn't mess with the gap ill have to check what it is....
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Motorcycle Talk
04/23/18 06:45 PM
The May 2018 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News contains the following in a brief article: "Two bills introduced in Congress (H.R. 5212 and S. 2519) would cap mandated ethanol content in the nation’s fuel supply at 9.7 percent, which would stop the federal government from ...
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Bike Related Things
04/23/18 06:43 PM
Hi folks. Thought I would pass this along as a very pleasant surprise. I have a Nav V on my bike. I bought it at the time of the purchase of the bike. The battery has given up. I wrote Garmin in a chat session and to my amazement the device has a 5 year 70,000 mile warranty...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
04/23/18 06:25 PM
Don't know, ask WURTY. This may, or many not be a picture of him: Have to say the sheep looks like she is enjoying it....
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Motorcycle Talk
04/23/18 05:39 PM
Originally Posted by Dennis AndressSounds good. We're bored with the Olympic Peninsula already and plan on riding towards Rainer and further south now. That ST2 will be a good match to our R1200 Sts. Looking very much forward to riding around Rainier on this thing for sure. The ...
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Ride and Event Planning
04/23/18 05:11 PM
Roy, your pictures are making me want to go back! Pat...
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Bike Related Things
04/23/18 04:33 PM
How do you like the Roadtecs? What type of mileage are you getting out of them ?...
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Motorcycle Talk
04/23/18 03:30 PM
A Google Images search for FA209/2 shows a nice image with measurements. That's likely the best information you'll find....
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Oilheads
04/23/18 12:47 PM
I have changed the pushrods with the updated ones on a 1150gs, 240k kms mileage. The bike rattled a lot when hot. You only need to take off the valve covers and the lower part of the valve assembly, so that the pins that hold the rocker arms can slide down. Do one side at a tim...
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Hexheads
04/23/18 12:03 PM
I am going to call Klaus today. I found a set of BMW shocks and they are already shot. I should have saved myself the trouble and bought the Wilburs to begin with....
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Hexheads
04/23/18 05:54 AM
Drat, foiled again Thanks again...
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Oilheads
04/23/18 02:22 AM
If you have rubber brake lines, replace them with braided stainless lines (Spiegler) yesterday. Old ones WILL fail and leave you without brakes. If you have the old style left side cam chain tensioner, replace with the new style. If your HES wiring is stock, get it rewired by ...
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Bike Related Things
04/23/18 01:15 AM
Originally Posted by Bill_WalkerOur very own RoadWolf sells shirts of his own design at his Roadwolf Design Store. He's been MIA for a while, hope all is well. His Tees though, very nice! Pat...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
04/23/18 01:01 AM
Originally Posted by Bill_WalkerOriginally Posted by szurszewskiI wasn't just kidding: I read forwards. It usually works out better than reading backwards. Even if you're reading the foreword. Oh, I never read those. ...I was wondering how long that would take!...
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Motorcycle Talk
04/23/18 12:23 AM
That's not at all hard to believe. The crosswinds can be brutal there. Poor Matt! Best wishes for a speedy recovery. On a lighter note: you can tell Matt deals with old stuff. Who still has an aol.com email address?...
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