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    I haven't worn cotton underwear for the past 7...

    I haven't worn cotton underwear for the past 7 years. I only wear Duluth Trading's Buck Naked Diamond knit performance nylon wicking boxer briefs. I wore them when working outdoors everyday. Even...
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    How do I keep a dry bottom?

    HELP!!!
    I turned 65 this year. I have been riding since I was 20. This is my 4th BMW since 2002; currently a 95' R100RT. In 45 years, I still have not found a way to keep my bottom dry while...
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    Try a buying a Surefoot sidestand

    I have a 1995 R100RT, and I have hated deploying the side stand ever since I bought the bike. Because of the lower fairing around the cylinder head, you need to be a contortionist to get the side...
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    Center stand vs side stand?

    Are there any adverse effects to a Boxer engine by routinely parking the bike using only the Side stand instead of on the Center stand?
    During riding months, I park the bike in my driveway which...
  5. Integral case latch maintenance help? (late style latches)

    I have Integral Cases (late style). The bottom latch, which locks the case to the side rack, has a tendency to not slide/pop completely open completely when trying to release the case. I have tried...
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    Editted the Post: The problem is with the...

    Editted the Post: The problem is with the latches, not the lock cylinders.
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    Integral Case latch maintenance?

    I have a '95 R100RT w/ Integral Cases. My latches have a tendency to not completely slide/pop open to release the cases from my side racks. I have tried WD40, Silicone spray, and bicycle chain lube...
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    Integral case lock maintenance

    I have a '95 R100RT w/ Integral Cases. My latches have a tendency to not slide/pop completely open completely when trying to release the case from my side racks. I have tried WD40, Silicone spray,...
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    Deploying side stand on R100RT

    This is my 4th BMW, but my first airhead. I have problems deploying the side stand while sitting on the bike. My boot heel seems to get caught on the lip of the side stand tang. Does anyone have any...
  10. Help using a Motorcycle/ATV jack for airhead service

    A long while back, I saw a post on the Forum from a member who was using a Motorcycle/ATV jack with a wooden frame to support his airhead for service. The member provided pix of the setup including...
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    Bavarian Motorcycles West of Colorado

    I use Pete Holman (Bavarian Motorcycles West of Colorado) for my airhead work. Located in central Denver, see his website. Very reasonable labor costs, HONEST, excellent service, very knowledgable,...
  12. Re: Brake shoes

    To all who replied:

    I bought new EBC brake shoes and BMW brake springs to go into the final drive when the dealer rebuilt it. I figured "why take a chance on old shoes and worn out brake...
  13. Causes for final drive leaking after dealer rebuild (no brakes)?

    1995 R100RT w/110K miles
    Initial problem: no rear brakes
    Solution: Dealer replaced crown gear seal in final drive + all gaskets + pipe + brake shoes. Very experienced airhead mech said no leakage...
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