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  1. What rack is that? I'd love one for my LS, but...

    What rack is that? I'd love one for my LS, but haven't found anything that will allow me to open the seat with the rack installed. :yum
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    Hmmm... My R65LS (9.2:1 compared to 8.2:1) rarely...

    Hmmm... My R65LS (9.2:1 compared to 8.2:1) rarely drops below 40 MPG around town no matter how hard I accelerate or how many red lights I hit. I've gotten as high as back-to-back tanks of 55 and 57...
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    The LS came with double disc front brakes. ...

    The LS came with double disc front brakes. Braking was a big shock for me the first time I rode a /7 with a single disc!

    Search the archives at Boxerworks

    A quick search turned up a thread...
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    Almost no research is available for...

    Almost no research is available for motorcyclists. Conducting experimental or quasi-experimental research for hypotheses like yours tends to be expensive. And if you really want validity there's...
  5. Arkansas. No helmet law.

    Arkansas.
    No helmet law.
  6. I couldn't believe what happened when I heard. ...

    I couldn't believe what happened when I heard.

    The cars came up on him from behind. I was still pretty surprised that a concussion was the worst of his injuries. I was told that his head was...
  7. Motorcyclist hit, dragged to side of road, cell phone stolen

    So, my brother-in-law is riding along when he notices two cars approaching fast... taking up both lanes.

    He accelerates, then "swerves", then one of the cars swerves into a ditch to miss him,...
  8. Definitely set the valve clearances and balance...

    Definitely set the valve clearances and balance the carbs.
    I'm no mechanical expert, but here's my experience....

    I can tell you that my '84 LS also takes a bit to warm up.
    AND
    55mph = 3rd...
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    Yeah, what a beautiful picture! It almost looks...

    Yeah, what a beautiful picture! It almost looks like the bike was superimposed on one of those wallpaper pictures that comes with Windows!

    Re: Airheads' strengths
    I like my airhead because I...
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    not just about preloading

    I had the same problem with shifting - mostly on downshifts and rarely when upshifting. People told me PRELOAD over and over again... which seemed to consistently help with upshifting but sometimes...
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    Hmmm, I heard it was "Blau mit Wei?ƒ". :blah

    Hmmm, I heard it was "Blau mit Wei?ƒ". :blah
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    This really helped me:...

    This really helped me:
    http://airheads.org/index.php?Technical%20Tips+Relays%20FAQ%20and%20Tech

    I was wanting to put on aux lights on my airhead and a friend talked me into adding a relay and...
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    Poll: Can a motorcycle tow a car?

    Just ran across this by accident and thought I'd share.
  14. am I the last to know about the new smilies?

    :type
    I just realized we have new smilies...
    :bikes :german

    So that's where mjackson came from
    :twirl

    Carry on....
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    My friend has a scratched faceshield

    My friend some how got a scratch on his faceshield. He's had to replace the face shield before because he was stupid enough to leave his helmet on his bike while refueling and it fell off. But this...
  16. Here's my favorite take on the subject...

    Here's my favorite take on the subject

    It's not that expensive to have a "traffic law center" type place "fix" it. Someone mentioned hiring a lawyer for a couple hundred bucks, but I think it...
  17. Thread: Noise

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    Re: Noise

    (emphasis added)

    Since everyone has taken a step back from the impassioned discussion, I'm going to throw my $0.02 in on the original question.

    Like others mentioned here, I've heard loud pipes...
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    Really? Somehow I got the impression that you'd...

    Really? Somehow I got the impression that you'd need to stand the bike up before doing hard braking and that it is excellent practice to be on the throttle in a turn. Do you cover the brake and...
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    Re: E-mail notification

    I sent you a PM describing how to fix this problem.




    :eek
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    :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl I guess the...

    :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl

    I guess the same could be claimed about Rolling Stone, then!

    O'Rourke has stated many times that he prefers to work for liberal publications. Many people, even...
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    When you subtract the weight of the bike from...

    When you subtract the weight of the bike from GWVR doesn't the K75 stack up as a pretty darn cargo friendly bike?

    I expected to hear responses from veteran riders who have camped two up with a lot...
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    I don't know anything about horse feathers, but...

    I don't know anything about horse feathers, but you don't have one of the early K100s. I've only ridden a K100 as a passenger, but its my understanding that the early K100s got awfully hot down by...
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    "driving without a motorcycle license "? ...

    "driving without a motorcycle license "?
    :jawdrop
    He didn't take the time to get licensed, so he probably didn't take the time to learn how to do much more than twist his...
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    Re: Caption Contests Continue

    "What do you mean 'singers aren't REAL musicians'?! Don't make me bust a recitative on your basso continuo!"
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    $0.02 from another novice rider

    I took the BRC a little over a year ago and thought it was great. What got me through my first year on the sunny side of the statistics was consistently practicing the skills I learned, reading up...
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