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    Our Trip is Getting Closer

    Thanks to all who posted. We have 16 people and 12 bikes coming on our trip from Denver, (leaving June 23). As the Ride Captain I've decided the Whitefish day will be "on your own" but Susan and I...
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    2004 1150 RT vs 2011 1200 RT

    Hi Joe - I bought a 2004 R 1150 RT with 3200 miles on it in 2008 and took it to trips to Alaska in 2008, Prince Edward Island in 2009, California and Florida in 2010 and Newfoundland in 2011. When I...
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    Goint to the Sun Route

    Sounds like not assuming that the Going to the Sun highway will be open on June 28th would be the prudent thing to do. These suggestions are very helpful, guess I'll dig my maps out and try to get a...
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    Day Rides Around Glacier National Park

    I'm leading a club ride from Denver to Glacier in late June 2012. We'll be coming up from Salmon ID the fourth day and spending two nights in Whitefish MT and two nights in Waterton AL. Wondering...
  5. Thread: Tire Wear

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    A Tire Discussion - Yippee!!

    Hey Fellow Hex/Cam Heads - I've been living over in the Oilhead Forum in past years but with my new 2011 RT purchased this July - Here I am. My heart was gladdened by the site of a tire thread right...
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    Map is Helpful!

    Thanks for posting the map. Looks like a good plan. Steve :dance
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    Help with Southern Coastal Route

    Hello Fellow Riders - My friend Jeff and I will be riding our RTs out of Denver the last week of October to do a "Southern Coastal Ride". I've asked for advice on the Texas leg from the...
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    Route for Texas coastal ride?

    Hello fellow riders. My friend Jeff and I are riding down to the southern tip of Texas the last week of October to do a "southern coastal" trip. I've never been along the Texas coast so am hoping...
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    Better Late than Never (not necessarily)

    I'm coming in to this discussion late, and after 114 posts on this subject, probably should not come in at all. But, since this is a "forum" thought I'd add my thoughts. I've had my 1150RT for...
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    Eisenhower Tunnel

    Hey All - I just went through the tunnel both ways again this weekend and, same as last year, ride in the left lane both ways. The right lane in both the east and west directions has fairly deep...
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    US 40 to Rally

    Our club, Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Riders Club, RMMRC.org is taking Highway 40 to Ogden on the way to the Rally. We'll be leaving the 10th from Denver and I know you would be more than welcome to...
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    Picture?

    I'd be interested in seeing a picture of that if one's available. S
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    Shocks are costly

    In researching shocks I've found them to be very expensive. The HyperPros for instance, are $590 each for the front and back. Of course it's less expensive than a new bike.
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    Trying the seat thing, researching the shock thing

    I was able to contact a seat maker here in Denver who came to one of our club meetings. He says that he can lower it and wants me to bring it over so he can look and then make an appointment to get...
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    Lowering an 1150RT - custom seat?

    I researched an old thread that was posted on the airhead forum several years ago (airheads were not happy with an oilhead issue on their forum) about lowering an R1150RT (mine's a 2004). That...
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    Lot's of Good Stuff!

    Lot's of good ideas here. Fortunately I have a nice garage in my new domicile (Littleton CO). I like the idea of buying a second bike and using it to sort of practice on. Owning an RT, I'd like to...
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    Jump starting an RT

    Just curious - How did you jump start the RT? I have one and have kind of wondered. Steve
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    Not a bad idea Greenwald

    I think it's great that some have more mechanical apptitude and/or experience than others and I'm not sure how much apptitude I have. However, having some basic knowledge as a reference point sounds...
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    Motorcycle School

    Now that I'm retired I thought that I'd like to take motorcycle mechanics classes to learn how to work on my own bike and just for the pleasure of learning some new skills. I was disappointed to...
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    Trough Road

    You're referring to the Trough Road from just south of Kremmling off Highway 9 to State Bridge at 131. It's a good gravel road and follows the Colorado River through Gore Canyon. As has been...
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    Best Looking BMW Ever!

    I'm a little prejudiced but I consider the 1150 RT the best looking BMW ever made!:dance
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    Pilot Road 2

    Just put a new rear Michelin Pilot Road 2 on and rode it 180 miles in the rain and the snow from Denver to Steamboat this afternoon. Could not tell a difference from the Metzeler Z6 which also...
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    Hi Justin and Welcome!

    Congratulations on your new bike - a real beauty! Welcome to Beemer land - after coming over from a Suzuki I find it a real love-hate relationship.:dance

    I pulled out the atlas to look at your...
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    Nice Thread!

    Not too many threads make you smile or outright laugh when you read them. Nice bike, good stuff!:laugh
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    You're Welcome

    Jeff - You're welcome to stay and park your vehicle and trailer at my cottage in Steamboat. Just a couple of little wrinkles. First off, Steamboat is in the mountains in the northwest part of the...
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