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    adjust K1200LT to fit

    Good Morning: If you go to the site cycle-ergo.com they have that bike listed. You can enter your height and inseam sizes and it will tell you the angles of your forward lean, hip and knee.
    It will...
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    Thanks

    I also appreciate his work.
    Could you pass on my thanks also?
    Frank
  3. Thread: brake squeal /5

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    Revisit Problem

    rider1D: I don't know if you have solved your brake squeal problem, but I had it happen to me in a different way Big Time. It just wasn't at the start of a ride after a rain, it was everytime the...
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    Tire Help

    A quick look at Yellow Book on internet has Bald Eagle Harley Davidson 906-228-5330 and Adventure Center 906-226-7000 in Marquette, among others.
    If you are looking for a BMW dealer, the closest one...
  5. Thread: Tire 85 R80RT

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    120/90 18

    20774:Thanks for the reply:
    I bought the bike 4 or 5 years ago. It had Metzlers on it front and rear. I replaced the tires on it, when needed, with the sizes that were on it, but with Avons.
    So...
  6. Thread: Tire 85 R80RT

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    Tire 85 R80RT

    I needed to replace the rear tire the bike.
    I like the Avon Roadriders I have on now.
    When I was calling around to find a 4.00 18, it was suggested that I use a 120/80 18 Roadrider.
    A shop had...
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    It's not a food place, but google House on the...

    It's not a food place, but google House on the Rock. Go to the Images section. Keep clicking through the pictures, alot are repeats. The muesume is in different sections and you don't have to stay at...
  8. Thread: Anonymous Book

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    Not leaving a meassage

    Just a few thoughts. Area codes for phone numbers have been changing for awhile. Wisconsin used to just have 3, now I couldn't tell you how many. People were just assigned a new area code to their...
  9. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    As smart as an average rock, but put him against...

    As smart as an average rock, but put him against a box of them and he's in trouble
  10. Hi Mike: I would be interested in a spline lube...

    Hi Mike: I would be interested in a spline lube or pushrod tube seals. I can bring a lift along or drop it off if I get called to a job. Thanks for the effort. Frank
  11. cleaning pipes and collectors

    I use 0000 steel wool.
    With this I spray Carb Cleaner onto the burnt on oil and oil stains and scrub with the extremely fine (0000) steel wool.
    For burnt on rubber or plastic (soles and such) I...
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    condensation from breather, air intake draining...

    condensation from breather, air intake draining into carbs as water and getting into the bowls through the jets? just a thought.
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    I'm trying to wind down for the upcoming...

    I'm trying to wind down for the upcoming holidays. The winter ale from www.pointbeer.com is working nicely tonight.
  14. WOW, very nice. She looks well taken care of.

    WOW, very nice. She looks well taken care of.
  15. BMW - Norton

    I bought my 72 Norton in 81. I got burned. I ended up buying another parts bike to get it squared away.
    At about 40,000 mi. I did a bore, pistons and rings.
    I had to sell the bike at about...
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    85 r80 rt

    The used top case I bought came with the parts in item #8. It consisted of a rack and the 2 braces to the side bag brackets. along with all fastening hardware.
    You might have luck checking ads or...
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    85 R80RT with topcase

    I've owned this bike for about four years.
    Last year I bought a used top case and brackets for it. It mounted up well and seems sturdy, as it ties into the side case brackets and the handle behind...
  18. Thread: Riding comfort

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    back pain

    Many years ago I had a problem with my lower back. The chiropractor I went to was able to put the curve back into the spine. After we were done with the adjustments, he told me to do an exercise that...
  19. Thread: Air in forks?

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    "in the past 15 years"

    I know it is not BMW, but my son has a 1983 Yamaha Secca XJ 900. It has an air valve on the left side of the triple tree. It is cross drilled to both fork tubes and sealed with 2 "O" rings on each...
  20. Hi Wbrownell9: I'm not trying to saying...

    Hi Wbrownell9: I'm not trying to saying motorcycles should be treated differently than cars. I only want to point out that the gas stations where I live started out with just one selling non ethanol...
  21. Non ethanol gas:

    Good Morning Ellengtrgrl: You are in the "five county area" with the extra special blend. In Jefferson County I can buy Non-ethanol gas at Kwik Trip and Citgo stations. I look for pumps with a hose...
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    Valve clearance

    My 85 R80RT had become hard to start. Checking the clearance on the valves showed that they had closed up. One of them didn't have any clearance, but when it finally got started it ran well. I set...
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    Sticky: 20774: the mail was titled RETRIEVE PASSWORD...

    20774: the mail was titled RETRIEVE PASSWORD INFORMATION and went on to state my user name and a password. I didn't request this so I thought something was out of place. Frank
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    Sticky: Log in info request

    I didn't request log in info, but I received it in my email account. Is this the start of a problem? Frank
  25. Thread: brake squeal /5

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    witness marks

    Imo1131: Your photos explain the wear/witness mark from the tilted shoe I had around the drum as I broke the glaze. Thanks, pictures make things clearer. Frank
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