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    I had to be trailered to Engle Motors - 150...

    I had to be trailered to Engle Motors - 150 miles, plus a hotel room. Engle motors > $600 and $140 for the room. I've already gathered my paperwork to file a claim with BMW if they pay.
  2. Sorry, just saw this. If you still don't have it...

    Sorry, just saw this. If you still don't have it on, this may help.

    I have a one piece low seat, though no longer on the bike. You have to remove to two seat adjuster towers and the front...
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    Replying so I get notified of progress on this...

    Replying so I get notified of progress on this thread.
  4. Thread: Why I Ride

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    Clicked on the link. Doesn't give me enough...

    Clicked on the link. Doesn't give me enough information without registering me to their site - which I don't do going in blind. Stuff like available dates, costs, where it would be held - that kind...
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    Well, both the twinmax and the harmonizer are...

    Well, both the twinmax and the harmonizer are basically vacuum gauges... I'm not sure what you're saying here - everything I know of that is used to balance TBs are vacuum gauges of some sort.
    ...
  6. Depends on what you want the aux lighting to do...

    Depends on what you want the aux lighting to do for you.

    Want to be seen? Near anything will do.
    Want to scatter light all around you - near to the bike? LED/LCD lights will do.
    Want to reach...
  7. Thread: Why I Ride

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    Indeed. And there was even a funeral for Walter...

    Indeed. And there was even a funeral for Walter when he "died" - as a fundraiser - raised at least $17K.

    Some weren't impressed. I understand why not but also recognize the people that were...
  8. Well said. I have always believed that anyone...

    Well said.

    I have always believed that anyone in a public position of authority should have higher integrity, high moral character, be motivated and lead by/live to a higher standard than the...
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    Ooo. Harsh Anton, harsh...... Accurate, but...

    Ooo. Harsh Anton, harsh...... Accurate, but harsh....:laugh
  10. Thread: Why I Ride

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    Happens when we think we know what we're...

    <sigh>
    Happens when we think we know what we're looking at - without really looking.

    I humbly apologize for assuming the short posted above was the trailer for the documentary "Why We Ride".
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    You're probably right on the older scooters. ...

    You're probably right on the older scooters. Hadn't thought of that. When I poked my 07 RT in, it was pretty much accurate. Still didn't take two pages, but it was correct.
  12. Thread: Why I Ride

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    Uh - it's a MOVIE! We have not only a decent...

    Uh - it's a MOVIE! We have not only a decent movie theater - we have a LOT of motorcycle riders in NM.

    It's not playing in ANY NM city. Yeah, I'm pissed.
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    Actually, that's not correct. ...

    Actually, that's not correct.

    http://www.bmwarchiv.de/vin/ shows a world of difference when I poke a car in.

    Poke in - CZ82311 - try both.
  14. Thread: Why I Ride

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    Pisses me off. It's showing in big cities only...

    Pisses me off. It's showing in big cities only and not even remotely close to me.

    The movie RUSH - also pissed me off. But at least it was only 100 miles from home. Wife and I went on Monday. ...
  15. Exactly. You know what you all said - and who...

    Exactly. You know what you all said - and who I'm talking to.... If it's you, we agree. If you don't think it's you - then don't read this far.
  16. Thread: BMW Bird?

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    Thanks Bill. Not to worry, we try hard to make...

    Thanks Bill. Not to worry, we try hard to make it over to the house in Tucson, where we got married, to celebrate. Trust me when I tell you my friends know how to party and they're drinking enough...
  17. Thread: BMW Bird?

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    Not to mention it's Oldwhatshername and my...

    Not to mention it's Oldwhatshername and my anniversary - uh, no, not 1862.... However, we got married at noon sharp so we could go party on with our Mexican friends at one. THAT, my friends, was a...
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    Ah yes. I'm thrilled to see this old debate pop...

    Ah yes. I'm thrilled to see this old debate pop up here again.

    Sometimes it's not about the ride. Sometimes it's about the destination and visiting with friends - and still having your bike to...
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    You mean like THIS?...

    You mean like THIS? Yep.

    Old riding buddy and neighbor, Ray [Randoff - if you knew Ray, you know - :D] Randolph in Lubbock did it on Oldwhatshernames R11R, along with a number of other...
  20. Make sure you understated that the difference in...

    Make sure you understated that the difference in someone being a police officer and not being a police officer is training and a job.

    As a former police officer, I can tell you for a fact that...
  21. "State Police" and Federal Park Ranger are two...

    "State Police" and Federal Park Ranger are two entirely different agencies, of two very different in size and how they handle "unspecified" complaints. With near 35 years Federal and Military...
  22. Unfortunately, this fell on deaf ears. "A" park...

    Unfortunately, this fell on deaf ears. "A" park ranger certainly isn't specific enough to even have a clue *who* that park ranger was.

    If it were me - and it actually was some time back going...
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    Sweet exchange! Hey Anton, where you gonna keep...

    Sweet exchange! Hey Anton, where you gonna keep your moose? If he sends you a goose, invite me over when you cook it....:wave
  24. They fail internally, with no outer indications,...

    They fail internally, with no outer indications, about half as often as they do with moisture contamination. There have been numerous speculators to why but the bottom line is - the older, silver -...
  25. Nine. now. Expect more.

    Nine. now. Expect more.
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