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    China makes/sells more cars than the US. GM sells...

    China makes/sells more cars than the US. GM sells more cars in China than at home.
    I could see the market for motorcycles going the same way.
    ...
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    I stuck what could have been an offensive (but...

    I stuck what could have been an offensive (but funny) joke up yesterday - sorry if I overstepped the mark.
    The removal of the whole thread is overkill. This rigid moderating is is hurting this...
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    Why does it seem that it is almost always the...

    Why does it seem that it is almost always the rear tire that gets punctured?
    One theory is that the front will stand the nail/screw/staple up for the rear wheel to pick up.
  4. Thread: Got lucky!

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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Cheap lights

    I made and fitted these lights for probably no more than about $25 - includes a $12 relay. Basically a section of 2" alloy pipe and a bit of perforated sheet, and fitted with MR16 bulbs, which come...
  6. Thread: Got lucky!

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    Got lucky!

    I started my F650GS and was busy putting on my helmet and gloves near the bike when I noticed this cloud of steam coming of the lower part of the exhaust header pipe.
    Turns out it was gasoline!
    The...
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    Is there any info on a fork swop for the K bikes?

    Is there any info on a fork swop for the K bikes?
  8. I am staggered at the stupid and confusing...

    I am staggered at the stupid and confusing nomenclature assigned to the F and G series bikes, including calling a F? or is it a G 650 (twin) when it is an 800.
    As an owner of a 650 single, I...
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    This may be inaccurate, but I heard that the...

    This may be inaccurate, but I heard that the steering head bearings are affected by engine vibration (despite having a balancer). It sounds plausable, as there is no good reason for these bearings to...
  10. Thread: Knobbies

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    Poll: Not sure if I fit in here - with a 650GS single....

    Not sure if I fit in here - with a 650GS single.
    Use TKC's both ends, but will probably go with (Visian's idea) rear Tourance for longer (mostly asphalt) hauls. The rear will only last perhaps 4k...
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    doG, this working thing really gets in the way of...

    doG, this working thing really gets in the way of riding - wish I could do the same!
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    I have a Trailtech 'Vapor' unit on my F650GS....

    I have a Trailtech 'Vapor' unit on my F650GS.
    The sensor magnet is in a brake disc bolt, and the pickup is mounted to the caliper mount.
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    I had a new set of tyres, and valve stems, fitted...

    I had a new set of tyres, and valve stems, fitted to my truck about a year ago. All the valve stems failed, one after the other - what a hassle!
  14. Try a different brand of brake pad - some squeal...

    Try a different brand of brake pad - some squeal and some don't.
  15. Thread: long way round

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    The GS has become the best selling bike in UK,...

    The GS has become the best selling bike in UK, largely due to this exposure.
    The one issue that made me wince was how heavily the bike were loaded - why, when you have a chase vehicle?
    I believe...
  16. Thread: Paul B.

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    Get well soon Paul. What a huge effort at the RA...

    Get well soon Paul.
    What a huge effort at the RA rally! Much appreciated!
  17. Thread: Had a bad ride

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    Jeebus Ben.. that sucks! Looks like you have it...

    Jeebus Ben.. that sucks!
    Looks like you have it under control, I hope the healing goes well.
  18. Oooh..... I'd love to bare with you, if you can...

    Oooh..... I'd love to bare with you, if you can bear it!

    Great report, nice pics. It looks like you guys had fun
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    Please don't use bungee chords! They are an eye...

    Please don't use bungee chords! They are an eye injury waiting to happen.

    Most applications for straps need an elasticed section to take up the slack from a settling load. Options are ROK straps...
  20. Thread: Funny comment

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    On our return from the RA rally, on Route 30 (45...

    On our return from the RA rally, on Route 30 (45 mph) in NY State, we came across a dear strike. Two Harleys down, 2 riders and a female pillion. Only evidence of protective clothing was a potty...
  21. Thread: Last Chance...

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    Oooo.......suckers we are! Jeebus, you can't be...

    Oooo.......suckers we are!
    Jeebus, you can't be serious. You are going to back out because of of some lapel pin, or that you have overlapping towing assistance.
    And you're going to lay this drivel...
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    2009 sales In the USA,...

    2009 sales

    In the USA, ..............................., the market as a whole decreased by 41.6 %.

    SCARY!!
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    New on the battery front: ...

    New on the battery front:

    http://www.schnitzracingstore.com/Full-Spectrum-Power-Speedcell-Lightweight-Lithium-Ferrous-Motorcycle-Battery-System-Pulse
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    It has to be the 1200GS It is THE best selling...

    It has to be the 1200GS
    It is THE best selling bike in England, and BMW is the best selling brand in South Africa.
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    Wife wanted with tire changer. Send picture of...

    Wife wanted with tire changer.
    Send picture of tire changer.
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