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  1. Thread: New to GTL

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    C4Golf ... I like that handle ... Read in the...

    C4Golf ... I like that handle ... Read in the forum someplace about contacting Pagie at AeroFlow, I had been waiting for them to complete their R&D on RTW. Will go with both sets of Winds Screens,...
  2. Thread: New to GTL

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    New to GTL

    New to the K1600 forum but been a member for a while over on the RT board. I am convert to GTL after purchasing a 2014 RTW and being caught up in the stop ride directive from BMW. I was on several...
  3. I am starting to lose faith with BMW Customer...

    I am starting to lose faith with BMW Customer Service, 3 calls and it pretty much "Happy Talk" with a we will be back to you. Gave them my first choice, Trade, went to my dealer and on there end they...
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    I have a Scala Q9X, it has 2 BT Channels plus has...

    I have a Scala Q9X, it has 2 BT Channels plus has a music sharing feature that if you buy a second unit, they come in pre paired set, your Passenger can listen to the same bike audio that you have...
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    I have given some thought to this latest move by...

    I have given some thought to this latest move by BMW with one piece steering head ... Is it a design feature to address the handling characteristics of the RTW therefore a necessary function of the...
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    I agree Hogwide and Jay ... I am finding the...

    I agree Hogwide and Jay ... I am finding the sweet spot for around town and it seems to be medium to low acceleration and 3000 + or -. On hard acceleration the shifts are quick and smooth, down...
  7. Scala Q9X already has a two channel BT...

    Scala Q9X already has a two channel BT capability, works great. BT on the Sirius alpine unit is not good but then I hardly use the Bikes BT but instead do earbuds direct. Direct thru the earbuds...
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    It's unfortunate but not necessarily an...

    It's unfortunate but not necessarily an indication of any design issue or early adopters syndrome. There are several GS WetHead and RT's in the area with no issues whatsoever. Things just happen, we...
  9. I installed the DL3 Suburban Machinery Kit on my...

    I installed the DL3 Suburban Machinery Kit on my New WetHead and that went just fine. The shifter on the new RT is completely different than previous Generation RT. It has a different attach point...
  10. I did not purchase the extended shift lever, but...

    I did not purchase the extended shift lever, but looking at the shift lever on the 2014 I'm not sure it the same as 2005 - 2013 RT's but that's based on memory not measurement. Our configuration are...
  11. 2014 RT Suburban Machinery DL3 Drop Peg Kit

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    I had contacted both Suburban Machinery and Creative Concepts to find out if their peg lower kits would work on the 2014 RT's. Creative concepts said no but that they had not attempted an...
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    As I said when we talked BMW really hit the mark...

    As I said when we talked BMW really hit the mark on this motor and and bike as a whole. I agree with the wind coverage, to me it just feels as thought there is more air movement around the ride...
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    As I said when we talked BMW really hit the mark...

    As I said when we talked BMW really hit the mark on this motor and and bike as a whole. I agree with the wind coverage, to me it just feels as thought there is more air movement around the ride...
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    I did some interstate miles today and check speed...

    I did some interstate miles today and check speed vs RPM ... With the speedo set at a steady 76 MPH it was indicating 4100 ... On my 2009 the difference between the speedo and the MPH indicatesd on...
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    I think it pretty much the same but I guess I can...

    I think it pretty much the same but I guess I can get on the bike as if I need an excuse to ride my Ebony Rocket ... I will get a good check for you tomorrow, weather looks okay and I am trying to...
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    Congrats on the new bike ... My friend has a...

    Congrats on the new bike ... My friend has a Quartz Blue beautiful bike ... I actually like all the new colors kinda like a throw back to Mood Rings and Lava Lamps :ear ... You will smile for miles...
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    To answer the power and throttle question ... Yes...

    To answer the power and throttle question ... Yes and Yes. In the Dynamic mode if you grab a handful you had better be prepared for the instant eye opening surge. I had ridden my friends 2014 RT on a...
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    Yeah it was great ... 27 overnight, ice, sleet,...

    Yeah it was great ... 27 overnight, ice, sleet, road closures ... But back up to 60 with sun tomorrow.

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    New Ebony 2014 RT

    Picked up my new Wethead last Wednesday and have put right at 500 miles so far, would have been more except the weather has not really cooperated. My dealer, BMW of Baton Rouge had received 3 new...
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    Found this on another forum ... Looks pretty...

    Found this on another forum ... Looks pretty straight forward and I think this is my solution when I pickup my Wethead next Saturday. I have a Cardio G4 with and earbud mod, so I can have speakers or...
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    Good Advice

    Thanks for the advise went to cycle ergo and found that with the 2014 standard seat height there was not that much difference to all the hip and knee angles but in real life the ergo on the 2014 just...
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    Perspective

    Just finished about 300 miles on a friends new Wethead. I felt cramped with to much leg bend but his seat was set to the Low position. I,m riding a 2009 RT with Russell Day Long which gives you even...
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    Safe Way

    Thanks for the feedback, decided to work on the safe side ... pull the stand off the bike the only issue was getting the bushing out ... Cut the pad off then cut the stand arm back 3/4" welded it...
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    2009 R1200RT Need to shorten Sidestand

    I installed The Wilbur 40MM lowering kit on my 2009 RT about 4 months ago. At that time I installed a BMW OEM Low center stand ... Initially thought / felt the side stand was going work in stock...
  25. Thread: Booster plug

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    I installed the Booster Plug this weekend, and...

    I installed the Booster Plug this weekend, and that took about 40 minutes total including taking the tupperware off the left side and putting it back on.

    Monday was one of the few nice riding...
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