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    Reminds me of a ride up the Pikes Peak Tollway ,...

    Reminds me of a ride up the Pikes Peak Tollway , the straight-line fast HD jockey who passed in a double stripe so he could be 1 position up Behind the same line of 10 cars I was behind. I was...
  2. I will admit it was a question I had too , I just...

    I will admit it was a question I had too , I just learned to live with it. My wife's 2010 RT wants "throttle assist" at anything under 45 degrees F and over 5000 feet altitude. My older 2009 would...
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    Yes , just on a 2014 GS . Fabricated brackets to...

    Yes , just on a 2014 GS . Fabricated brackets to mount on the center of the bars. Wherever you mount it, just experiment on bundling the wires to keep flex or "working" spread out over as large an...
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    The only look out would be to make sure to get...

    The only look out would be to make sure to get the BMW specific unit . If you try to go on the cheap and power through the accessory plug you will have issues.
  5. With only 2000 miles on my 2014 GS what I have...

    With only 2000 miles on my 2014 GS what I have learned is that it is NOT a soft clutch like the 2007 I had before. I have had to recalibrate my left hand to let out on the clutch lever until it...
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    The RT is never going to feel as planted on...

    The RT is never going to feel as planted on sketchy surfaces as a GS , I have a sort of beater 07 1200 GS that feels pretty good on dirt and gravel , I have spooled it up to some pretty dumb speeds...
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    I have used simple carpenters wood glue (and it...

    I have used simple carpenters wood glue (and it doesn't take much)as a plastic safe threadlocker for years . I had a Buell Ulysses that would self remove all of the plastic bodywork fasteners...
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    I picked mine up as slightly used at 2000 miles,...

    I picked mine up as slightly used at 2000 miles, I could tell by looking at the tires it had probably been babied. It gulped oil at first, I did a 1700 mile weekend to Ft. Davis and a quart barely...
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    In the DFW Texas area that is all we have (...

    In the DFW Texas area that is all we have ( unless you drive to one of the E-Free stations in the outlying areas) Nothing bad has happened in 2 years and 26000 miles on my 09 RT. It however does NOT...
  10. My wife swears by the Madstad shield on her bike...

    My wife swears by the Madstad shield on her bike (2011 F650GS). We took a weekend trip of just shy of 1000 miles and she reported perfection. We did try taking the shields off. She said she was...
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