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    While I made some fun of this it could be a...

    While I made some fun of this it could be a serious issue at some time. It's just to bad that we as a country or even the human race can't get together to do what's good for man kind. The space...
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    What happens if it is twice as big?? :scratch 3...

    What happens if it is twice as big?? :scratch 3 times as big??? :dunno 4 times as big???? :sick As big as the MOON???????? :eek What if another solar system hits us?????????? :help What if we...
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    "Because I want to." Truer words were never...

    "Because I want to." Truer words were never spoken. :thumb
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    There are SO MANY cool aircraft. How can just...

    There are SO MANY cool aircraft. How can just one be your favorite?? I could see a dozen or more being your favorites, but one? The SR 71 Blackbird is WAY COOL TOO! (I don't have a pic) :usa
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    A few years back I was on the interstate with my...

    A few years back I was on the interstate with my 85 Eldorado (I loved that car) and heard a double thump. As I went along it became evident I had gotten a flat tire. I pulled off the next exit to...
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    I guess I'm not so crazy after all! 1971 BSA...

    I guess I'm not so crazy after all!

    1971 BSA 250
    1971 Honda 350 (On Off road)
    1968 Triumph Bonneville 650
    1970 Honda 500 4cyl (handled lousy)
    1978 Yamaha 650 Special
    1979 Yamaha 650 Special...
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    WOW! Halloween is early this year. I wish I...

    WOW! Halloween is early this year. I wish I was young enough to wear that getup! I do have a black motorcycle though. :dance
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    Is this how you get off or on? :bolt

    Is this how you get off or on? :bolt
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    I've got the stock shield on my RR and the...

    I've got the stock shield on my RR and the turbulence just about tares my helmet off. I got a Laminar Lip and it is much better, but I must use the low seat. I'm 5' 11".
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    Speed Bleeder Longevity

    I'm thinking of getting a complete set of speed bleeders for my clutch and brakes. Does anyone have any problems with leaving them installed in their bike? Do they tend to leak after a while or can...
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    Sure was nice going for my first ride in six...

    Sure was nice going for my first ride in six months!! I was quite pleased that the bike started right up and ran with no problems after the winter storage. If the weather does what they say I just...
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    About 4 years ago I had to make a decision. ...

    About 4 years ago I had to make a decision. Motorcycle or wife? Hmmm. That bike cost me a lot but it was worth it!
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    My First Clutch Bleed

    All winter long I wanted to get my clutch bled. With all the bad stuff about slave cyl's and ruined clutches I was a little scared to see what would come out of that bleed line. I bought the bike ...
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    Laminar Lip Question

    Has anyone had a problem with their Laminar Lip comming off while riding? Instructions say that "adverse wind, excessive speed, passing truck" could cause the 3M pads to fail. Has anyone seen...
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    I too sold an 1150 RT to buy a R1150R. For me it...

    I too sold an 1150 RT to buy a R1150R. For me it was the right move. The RT was a great bike to ride in the colder weather. But it was not as nimble as I would have liked. The RR is the perfect...
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    There's enough HP for me thank you!

    I went for a short ride last evening. Now I'm a pretty conservative rider, no crazy stuff. :burnout BUT I cranked that sucker up a few times to the red line and I was surprised how quick it is. ...
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    I went for a ride today. It was about 85 or so...

    I went for a ride today. It was about 85 or so degrees out. I didn't notice the same kind of heat that I felt on that previous ride home from work. I guess I'll just have to ride to work and see...
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    OK.... More info. I have worn those pants...

    OK.... More info. I have worn those pants (work uniform polyester) on other days when I rode home from work and it was quite warm out then too and didn't notice anything abnormally hot. That's...
  19. Thread: Give up riding

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    I stopped too, 10 or so years ago. I just had to...

    I stopped too, 10 or so years ago. I just had to get back though. I love it.
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    I do have a pair of Olympia airglide overpants. ...

    I do have a pair of Olympia airglide overpants. I just didn't have them on at the time. It just surprised me that it was so hot. (though I guess it shouldn't have)
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    I was comming home from work and had on work...

    I was comming home from work and had on work pants. Never shorts! My first BMW was a K 75 RT. That was so hot in the summer that I had to sell it. It was a nice bike though. I think my 2nd BMW...
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    Oil Cooler is HOT!

    Riding home from work Monday, on my R1150 R, it was quite warm out, about 85 to 90 deg. I think. After about three or four minutes my left leg above my knee started to get real hot. Almost burning...
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    It's just to far away. I'm bummed that I missed...

    It's just to far away. I'm bummed that I missed the one in Vermont too. When one is closer I'd love to go.
  24. Thread: E = MC squared

    by Nonskid
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    2x(17xY)+32(78-:-21[44xZ]x371)=X(49-:-Z)x1,835,672...

    2x(17xY)+32(78-:-21[44xZ]x371)=X(49-:-Z)x1,835,672,876,654 :idea :hungover :huh
    Did I just invent something???? :scratch :dunno
    Isac Newton and Einstein here I come!!!:bolt
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    I've heard "pinging, predetonation, knocking" in...

    I've heard "pinging, predetonation, knocking" in a variety of vehicles. Somehow this noise just doesn't sound like it's that. BUT I've never heard it in a R1150 motor so I could be wrong. I...
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