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  1. Galena Campout - pre-registration ends tomorrow!

    Don't miss your chance to preregister for the Galena campout and save $5, plus get an extra raffle ticket. http://illinoisbmwriders.com/rides/galena-campout

    What's in store for the raffle this...
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    Update

    So I put in a new clutch, new O2 sensor, cleaned the injectors, synced the throttle bodies, checked for loose engine mounts, installed new tires, new plugs.... nothing. THEN, a local brain brought...
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    It's not the tires... when I am cruising and pull...

    It's not the tires... when I am cruising and pull in the clutch the vibs go away.

    The vibration is best described as a low resonance humming. The foot pegs and handlebars simply "hum" like a neck...
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    Update

    So over the past week I have taken the back end apart to get to the clutch, thinking it was wonky. Everything looked fine with the balance marks, but while in there I went ahead and put in a new one...
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    So I got the Bosch in, and I'm ready to splice...

    So I got the Bosch in, and I'm ready to splice the wires... black to black, grey to grey... but there are 2 white wires. Does anyone know if they are interchangeable?
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    R1100RT O2 sensor replacement

    Can someone tell me what the cross reference number is for the O2 sensor on a 2000 BMW R1100RT? I think it is the Bosch 13474 but I just want to make sure. Thanks.
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    Thank you for all the feedback! I have run...

    Thank you for all the feedback!

    I have run Techron through it, but not recently. I will do a full tuneup... funny that all of this started shortly AFTER a full tune up... guess the tuneup wasn't...
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    R1100RT: massive vibration has crept up

    Last spring I had the rear spline lube done and complete TB sync. Over the summer I began to get a slight vibration in the handle bars. It came on slowly and I guess I just got used to it to the...
  9. Thread: Falling Leaf

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    Chicago to Falling Leaf

    Several members of BMW Motorrad Club Northern Illinois will be going! Here is the info from our eblast we sent out. (If you want to get on our ride notification list just sign up on our website HERE)...
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    Get 'em while they're hot!

    This year we will have shirts available! :clap

    We have contracted with a local shirt company to have them "made to order" so to speak. Order at registration and they will be delivered to the...
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    Last day for pre-reg!

    Today is the last day to pre-register for the camp out and get the discounted price along with an extra door prize ticket! :dance:bar

    If you can't financially commit, help us out in planning by...
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    Galena Campout: August 23-25

    Hello everyone!:wave
    The Northern Illinois BMW Club will be holding its 17th Galena, IL camp out this year and we would love to have you attend. There will be door prizes, food, NEW GS demo rides, a...
  13. On my 2000 RT I have a Z-Technic that I've been...

    On my 2000 RT I have a Z-Technic that I've been using for about 5 years and couldn't be happier. I'm 6'1" and ride with the seat in the highest position plus have seat spacers, and the shield works...
  14. If you do get into the situation of the warning...

    If you do get into the situation of the warning lights flashing, it most commonly is caused my bad break bleed, low battery, or misaligned wheel sensor. If you need to reset it (once the problem is...
  15. Not sure about that Mark, but at the RA rally I...

    Not sure about that Mark, but at the RA rally I bought a pair from Mark Hood from Fit-Ear, Inc. They are EXCEPTIONAL! What I was really impressed with is that it is his own product, and something he...
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    I'm not sure what that is... but does anyone hear...

    I'm not sure what that is... but does anyone hear a ticking sound?? :jawdrop
  17. Sorry I missed it Mike... would have been fun to...

    Sorry I missed it Mike... would have been fun to help out. Next time for sure! :thumb
  18. Pre-ride get together this weekend

    We are having a meeting this weekend for those attending the ride... just to get to know anyone new, go over routes, times, that sort of thing. Please PM me if you are interested in joining us.
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    newbie + video = newdeo?

    Just getting into this bike video thing as I picked up a gopro over the winter. One thing I did was get a cheap ($15) powered lapel mic and ran it from the camera mounted above the light, through the...
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    Thanks for keeping the rain away!

    I too had a great time... so great in fact I did a write about it and threw together a video of the riding... gotta love gopro's!
    http://motofrog.net/13-rallies/20-soldiers-grove-2013

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  21. Thank you all for the knowledge. :thumb It...

    Thank you all for the knowledge. :thumb

    It seems to me that at this point the first thing I need to do is make sure my shocks are bad as opposed to simply not set up correctly. In the next week or...
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    Sticky: I prefer the one on the right, but that's just...

    I prefer the one on the right, but that's just me! :)
  23. The other aspect that I was looking at with the...

    The other aspect that I was looking at with the Hyperpro is that they are progressive springs. Am I correct that the stock are not? Shouldn't that in itself make a big difference?
  24. Have you replaced the springs on your R11xxRT stock shocks?

    I have a 2000 R1100RT with 50k, and it really needs new shocks. (I know, I know, the stock ones should have been replaced at 30k, or 20k, ok, 10k) The major issue is confidence in the corners, it...
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    Well I've got them on order... Revzilla matched...

    Well I've got them on order... Revzilla matched the price, plus I had $50 in zilla cash so I ended up with them for $138/ set shipped! At that price I don't care about the mileage.

    We'll see how...
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