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    Be aware the BRP has rock tunnels that plunge you...

    Be aware the BRP has rock tunnels that plunge you into total darkness, transition glasses won't adjust in time and dark sunglasses are a problem. You are also sharing this road with many bicycles on...
  2. Thread: Whoops

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    Moving my 1996 1100 rt from Nj to NC in a...

    Moving my 1996 1100 rt from Nj to NC in a trailer, I left the Delaware bridges going toward DC when I hit all of a pothole on I-95. I glanced in my rear view mirror to see my spotless RT floating...
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    Well, if BMW decides to offer an updated 75/? Or...

    Well, if BMW decides to offer an updated 75/? Or 90/? In the same vein as the Triumph Scrambler with updated controls, ignition, brakes and still an airhead with greatly simplified maintenance I will...
  4. I have read many oil threads and to me it is an...

    I have read many oil threads and to me it is an easier decision when I get Mobil 1 15w50 at Walmart for 24.95 for 5 Qts. At my age I won't out live this '11 1200 GSA but my son will be very happy...
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    Augusta 911 problem

    :hungoverSammy,
    If you need help you will probably get a quick response on www.advrider.com More help than you probably want but at least 30 will have opinions, 60 will tell you how to fix it,...
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    Great campground reference

    I have been using the AAA camping books for many years. This year they have consolidated all of North America into one book and are charging a very nominal fee for it. :wave. Great reference. Also...
  7. Thread: RT vs GS

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    RT vs GSA

    I had an RT for 14 years and loved it. Found my right knee gets sore on plus 2 hour rides and wanted to do some camping and fishing. I have had a GSA now for a year and I love it! Different beast...
  8. Headlight spring clip failed!

    Just popped the spring clip myself on my 2011 R1200 GSA this week. Managed to tighten the screw on the clip to hold it in place but I am getting a piece of copper to fold-over to make a better hinge...
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    Improved mileage

    I have been getting a rock solid 44 mpg with my GSA 1200 '11 for the last 3000 miles. I always thought gas additives didn't work but I ran a tank with carb/injector cleaner and now 48 mpg with 3000...
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    I have loved all my bikes!!!

    Maybe it's me but starting with a RD350 Yamaha, 3 BMW's , a Royal Star and a number of dirt bikes, I have never been stranded!! I love or loved them all! The BMW is special to me starting with the...
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    RT vs. GSA

    I agree with all the above. I rode an RT for 15 years and developed a knee problem due to age and I am 6' 3". I was told by many that the GSA would stretch out my legs. I thought it was a sales...
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    First BMW and love for life!

    The good thing about age is you have a lot more memories to talk about....hopefully! Following the Army in 1971 I bought a Yamaha RD350...Wow what a zippy bike. Well after two years I realized that...
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    Nova Scotia

    Meeting up with 5 others in Bangor late July. Picking up wives at Halifax airport then doing the Cabot Trail and sending the girls home via Halifax. Planning 12 days. I did this route in 1974 solo...
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    Retirement

    Always on the best place to retire list - Cary, NC. 1 1/2 hrs from Pinehurst(can't beat the golf!), and 2 1/2 hrs from the NC coast(can't beat the beach) The weather is mild and if you like spring...
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    Tour Canada

    Frankly it is one of my favorite countries. Treat the border guards with courtesy and they will reciprocate. In '74 I did the Cabot Trail on a R75/5 and in Sept I will redo the trip on a R1100RT. ...
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