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Oilheads
09/20/18 07:10 PM
2004 RT 128k On a recent trip the general warning light came on a few times and I found it was attributed to a sticking foot brake micro switch. A few weeks later, on another trip, the general warning light returned, again related to the sticking switch, but as before the warni...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 05:46 PM
Originally Posted by AndySOriginally Posted by Dave PBy the way, is it an 1150 or 1100? I thought the 1150s didn't come out till 2001... D The OP quotes his bike is an 1150RT QuoteI have just got my hands on a like new 2000 1150 RT. It is a late model (build date 07/2004) RT...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
09/20/18 04:46 PM
Watched the video, wow. Covers a lot of material without really explaining anything. My opinion (physicist - even managed to get a graduate degree) - it is a bunch of crap....
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Trailering ... No ... Really!
09/20/18 04:39 PM
yes that is the item. Yes I remove the hook, and install these instead. basically as you noted you must put enough pressure on the hooks for them to hold tight. with Quick Link that is not needed. You just put minimal tension and during transport the bikes moves up and down ...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
09/20/18 03:57 PM
Originally Posted by John RanallettaMitch, I can't determine if this guy leads the tin foil hat society or there's something to his thoughts about the sun's (our star's) impact on earth weather, quakes, etc. https://youtu.be/2TysDGQ1G6E Hi, can't watch the video right now. ...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 03:49 PM
+1 on the endorsement of GS Addict. Excellent experience all the way around and less than half the cost of an OEM replacement, shipping costs included....
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Ride and Event Planning
09/20/18 03:37 PM
Originally Posted by realshelbyRV's, be it C, Diesel pushers, or pull campers, don't save any money over hotels. The cost to park them in an RV park has gone up like Hotels for the most part. What you gain with the motorhomes is independence. Want your dog and cat with you? No ...
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Ride and Event Planning
09/20/18 03:30 PM
Originally Posted by realshelby.....RV's, be it C, Diesel pushers, or pull campers...... Want to fart in your own bathroom? Good to go...... I think Randy is going to join many of us and will be FARTing in Dillard next week. Umm, I guess that qualifies as a Pusher?...
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Hexheads
09/20/18 03:28 PM
I had a set of Wilbers installed on my wife's 2008 R1200RT; they work great including ESA . You can select the weights for single rider, with luggage and with 2 riders. Had to shorten the side stand and should shorten the center stand. To see how Wilbers will work for you, pla...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 03:07 PM
I am sure in the ohlins manual they tell you what sag you should be dialling in....
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Wetheads
09/20/18 03:02 PM
Novel valve lift modulation. More impressive to me is the intake valve timing difference on the individual intake valves as it induces a sort of swirl in the combustion chamber before ignition. The below video shows the intake valve timing offset. https://youtu.be/C8IqAjSWGP...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 02:33 PM
I checked with Ohlins in NC and verified that the springs are correct for my weight and riding style (lucky break considering they were used). I plan to fiddle with the sag adjustments some today or tomorrow, hopefully get to a good point, and then move on to the damping adjustme...
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Motorcycle Talk
09/20/18 02:10 PM
Two guys were talking as they headed home from a fly-in fishing trip in Canada... First guy: "Man, we spent $5000 on this trip and only caught 4 walleye. That's over $1000 per fish!" Second guy: "Wow, I guess we're lucky we didn't catch any more than we did!&...
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Motorcycle Talk
09/20/18 01:55 PM
Originally Posted by szurszewskiOriginally Posted by lkraus A four year old BMW is never going to be the most economical choice. That’s unfair! What if the other option is a four year old Ferrari? PERFECT!...
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K Bikes
09/20/18 01:55 PM
Tri 750 Well done. ...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 01:51 PM
Originally Posted by greiffsterI have a set of Ohlins on my GSA. I searched around on the web and found settings based on my model shock and application. I would try and use what Ohlins recommends. And determine if the used shocks were set up for a specific size/use rider. T...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 01:49 PM
Originally Posted by TEWKSOriginally Posted by Tri750The bike needs to be in neutral by the way, and the handlebars straight ahead. Inch your foot in a bit so it's a bit more on the stand, not just the stand tang. Pull straight up on the handle while stepping down on the stand. ...
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Oilheads
09/20/18 01:45 PM
Test it after running accessories?...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
09/20/18 01:45 PM
Mitch, I can't determine if this guy leads the tin foil hat society or there's something to his thoughts about the sun's (our star's) impact on earth weather, quakes, etc. https://youtu.be/2TysDGQ1G6E ...
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Wetheads
09/20/18 01:38 PM
https://www.helibars.com/resources/guides/649/en/HSS05121_web.pdf. These are instructions for an XR but the procedure to remove the throttle grip is the same on the RT (or close). These were one of the best installation instructions I have ever used/...
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Motorcycle Talk
09/20/18 01:34 PM
Originally Posted by Wild BillThe cost per mile analysis posted here is interesting... I think basically we are all quite close on costs... Just depends on how close we account for our $$$. I would find this most useful in a comparison of other bikes, in a real academic stud...
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Ride Tales
09/20/18 12:53 PM
We had a very good meal at the Old Canal Smoke House in Chillicothe. Try the Bourbon Glazed Pork Ribeyes. Safe travels....
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Wetheads
09/20/18 12:49 PM
This isn’t unique to the WetHeads, I know of at least two cases of cam failures on CamHead motors. I would just like to know what made the fellow with the failure at 800 miles open the valve covers. What where his symptoms?...
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
09/20/18 12:46 PM
Originally Posted by Marty HillBeautiful area! Keep going, your not that far from Alaska. Keep taking pics...PLEASE. Will do. It’s easy to take nice photos when the backdrop is so beautiful. Uploading I phone photos daily to free up memory space as it’s only got 16gb capac...
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Ride and Event Planning
09/20/18 11:56 AM
RV's, be it C, Diesel pushers, or pull campers, don't save any money over hotels. The cost to park them in an RV park has gone up like Hotels for the most part. What you gain with the motorhomes is independence. Want your dog and cat with you? No problem. Want all your clothes ...
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