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08/16/18 06:00 PM
Originally Posted by Chris KOriginally Posted by roadscholar That was pretty cool Pat. Another one from the "Ring" This guy's a good driver plus he knows the track. Loved the white WRX cornering on 3 wheels. I'm not sure we could pull that off here in "A Muri...
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Wetheads
08/16/18 05:57 PM
Originally Posted by reg26Wonder if this is the same for an R1200RT 14+ I suspect the amount of feathering riding an RT on the street is way less than a GS ridden off road. So I wouldn't worry to much about that being an issue. Generally speaking clutches last longer if you c...
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Motorcycle Talk
08/16/18 05:47 PM
Hello and welcome to BMWST. Your at a good location if you are into BMW R series and in particularly an RT. Lots of good info here for you to take in, and keep in perspective that on the internet negative experiences get posted where as folks who never had any issues have not...
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Hexheads
08/16/18 05:35 PM
Dang! These STs must be coming out of the woodwork! Laney and I bought these last yer. Welcome back. Oh, we've moved... ...
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Oilheads
08/16/18 05:32 PM
Puddles- the reason your fasteners turn easily is two words- Fresno, California. My 3 words- Syracuse New York, mean that fasteners don't typically turn since everything rusts within 3 or 4 years! Dave...
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Oilheads
08/16/18 05:28 PM
DR- I read a post (I think from the MOA site) by Paul Glaves about the procedure is to adjust the light to spec, I've got a location scoped out (my neighborhood grocery store side wall) to do the measurement, vertically and horizontally. My driveway is not flat enough. I thought...
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Motorcycle Talk
08/16/18 05:05 PM
Originally Posted by MattGarr57Tewks, Funny you should send this one. I am literally going to look at this bike in 1 hour. That is funny, how'd she look in person? Pat...
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Gelande Strasse
08/16/18 05:04 PM
Hardly ever move the windshield on the GS...… I did occasionally change it on the RT, but not often....
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Ride and Event Planning
08/16/18 03:47 PM
DyAnne and I have reservations from Wednesday through Sunday. Hopefully we can make it without work getting in the way....
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Ride Tales
08/16/18 03:25 PM
We just booked and there were several rooms left. Tell them BMWST....
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Classifieds
08/16/18 03:09 PM
Forcefield Pro Sub4 Back Protector size Large in excellent condition. Bought this a few years ago and only used it a few times. It's a great back protector and is very comfortable. Went a different direction not long after buying it and it's been sitting ever since. $120 shipped ...
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Classifieds
08/16/18 03:05 PM
Gerbing G3 heated gloves, Men's size Medium. These gloves are great for cold weather riding and a must have if you ride in cold temperatures. A little bit of wear on the index finger, other than that they're in very good condition and all leather. What's nice about these gloves i...
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Camheads
08/16/18 02:56 PM
You might have to adjust but that's nothing more than pushing or pulling the mirror up or down. The adhesive is really good so they are secured....
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Motorcycle Talk
08/16/18 02:08 PM
Some studies show modulators increase "conspicuity". Duh. But nothing I find about increased safety. Plenty of anecdotal however about decreases in "pulled right out in front of me" and left hand turns. I don't like them. But, like a bad haircut, you don't se...
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Bike Related Things
08/16/18 01:09 PM
Wilbers on my GS.......They are great. Also will not be damaged if you are a little late on the rebuild schedule, unlike many other brands of aftermarket shocks.....
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Oilheads
08/16/18 12:56 PM
Originally Posted by PuddlesOriginally Posted by kalali. Post a link to the Galfer kit w/ABS if you're so sure. Here’s the set I just ordered http://galferusa.com/store/bmw-1996-r-1100-rt-abs-multiple-lines-fk003d173-5 I think this looks like something I need to address on ...
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Ride Well
08/16/18 12:30 PM
Originally Posted by Bill_WalkerOriginally Posted by Indy DaveAnd that's why in many of my videos, I include real world happenings like shown here in the first 20 secs: D'oh!! So, how long did it take you to figure out you'd forgotten to put your glove back on? And was it b...
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K Bikes
08/16/18 12:11 PM
Thanks. I understand the time is set from the GPS, so that shouldn't be a problem....
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Hexheads
08/16/18 12:02 PM
Thanks....
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Motorcycle Talk
08/16/18 02:41 AM
Like you I went from a '02 Bandit 1200 to a '04 R1150RT last year. I agree with you completely on the power. I loved the bandit but although I still have both, I find myself pulling out the BMW more than than the Suzuki. Here in MD, I find that the added wind protection extends m...
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Wetheads
08/16/18 02:25 AM
I set the pressure to 36F/42R whether it's hot or cold outside - whatever it is before I start off. The engineer in me thinks that it'd be nice if BMW would correct to the "real" temperature, but if I start off when it's 65 and it rises to 105 during the day, what shoul...
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Classifieds
08/16/18 01:52 AM
$4500 OBO, top case, tank bag, everything I have for the bike goes with it. Make me an offer!...
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Bike Related Things
08/16/18 01:09 AM
they don't have the 016-2x in a 170/60-17 so i wasn't going with just a front. turns out michelin has done the same with the road 5, not available in a 170/60 to fit my r1100s. i am running a shinko 712 on the norton. seems fine so far....
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Riders Discuss Other Topics
08/16/18 01:07 AM
Congratulations Bud!...
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Oilheads
08/16/18 12:36 AM
ok just for fun....wire it up...put a couple of usb ports, some power ports, maybe even an inverter port there and it can be the one place you plug in all accessories. Lord knows I've never owned a bike that had all the outlets I need. Strangely enough....I kind of like it...po...
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