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  1. advice needed

    Looking at purchasing a buy-back RT with 2,000 miles. It has Comfort,Touring, Dynamic and Luxury Package plus Top Case. The MSRP is $23,958 and purchase price is $19,900. It can't be sold until the...
  2. Gently used 2014 R1200RT

    I for one would be very interested in a slightly used 2014 at a generous discount. Please forward dealers that would like to do a deal.

    Rick
    Northborough, Ma

    2009 R1200Rt
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    Can you post photo. I am not familiar with older...

    Can you post photo. I am not familiar with older models. How far to Asheville?

    Rick
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    Looking to Rent BMW for RA Rally in Ashville

    I will travel by car or plane to Charlotte or directly to Asheville for RA Rally. Looking for a place to rent a BMW Motorcycle for my visit in June.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    Rick Shrier...
  5. Thread: upgrade time

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    Hi Pete, I am spoiled by the creature comforts...

    Hi Pete,
    I am spoiled by the creature comforts of the RT. I rented an R12 when I was in Denver last summer and found it easier to toss around.
    Rick
  6. Thread: upgrade time

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    upgrade time

    I own a 2004 R1150RT with 22K miles and thinking I am ready to upgrade to an R1200RT.

    Any insights which year will give the best combination of price and reliability?

    Is the R1200RT and more...
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    What does HES mean>

    What does HES mean>
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    Stall at highway speeds

    I have a 2004 R1150RT with 21k. It has been regulary maintained and for the most part runs great. The other day I was riding on the highway at 70 mph and the engine stalled.

    i pulled to side of...
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    Thanks for your feedback. I only have 20k and its...

    Thanks for your feedback. I only have 20k and its an 04. I had been running the tires in your range and they developed a flat spot on the center line of the tire. So they are fine going straight but...
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    mixing tires on my R1150RT

    I have a set of PR2's on my RT and the fronts are cupping badly but the rears still hav a few thousand miles left. I would like to replace the fronts with PR3's and wait a few thousand miles and...
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    I plan on leaving on Wednesday morning from...

    I plan on leaving on Wednesday morning from Westborough, MA. would enjoy riding with a small group.

    Rick
    rms000 at gmail dot com
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    Looking for Bike rental in Denver

    Looks like I will be traveling with my wife to a conference in Denver this summer and I thought exploring on a motorcycle would be fun while my wife is busy. any suggestions for rentals in Denver?
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    Centech/Gerbing install on 1150RT

    I have an 04 R1150RT and my plan is to install the Centech AP-2 to the battery and my GPS and Gerbing to the Centech. Please provide some additional suggestions on the optimal place to install the...
  14. Thank you, I mentioned the comments to the...

    Thank you, I mentioned the comments to the technician working on my RT and sure enough, the problem was with a burned out ground wire.
  15. I have the same problem on my 04 1150rt. So what...

    I have the same problem on my 04 1150rt. So what is a ground tang and how do I find it?
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    So since I have had an oil change in the past 3k...

    So since I have had an oil change in the past 3k miles and the bike is running well, I shouldn't worry about having the service done at 13, 14 or maybe 15k?
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    Sticky: First real road trip

    This was on my first road trip to Maine on my 04 R1150RT. 650 miles in 3 days. I am hooked.
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    Btw, this is an 2004 model.

    Btw, this is an 2004 model.
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    12k Service question

    I just crossed 12,500 on my new to me R1150RT. I bought in July with 7500 miles and changed the oil and had a Throttle body Sync at 8500 miles. Since I am a fair weathered rider, I suspect I have...
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    new to BMW MOA

    Hi everyone,
    My name is Rick Shrier and I purchased an 04 R1150RT in July after being an avid scooterist. I immediately joined MOA and have ridden over 4500 miles over the past couple of months.
    ...
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    clutch and brank handle

    Hi,
    This has been a great forum to help me with my new to me 04 R1150RT. Recently, I noticed the vibrations were causing some pain in my right hand even after trying cramp busters.

    My next...
  22. Thread: long way round

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    so my real question is how deep can the water be...

    so my real question is how deep can the water be for our Beemer's to ride through? It also made me feel better at how many times the bikes fell over, especially at the start when Charley was losing...
  23. Thread: long way round

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    long way round

    Just watched the series "long way round" and was just amazed at the punishment that the bmw bikes took and kept on running. I couldn't believe they could run in such deep water. Are they that...
  24. Thread: flashing abs

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    flashing abs

    Over the past few weeks, I have read a number of threads about potential issues with the abs system. Most of it is too technical for me. Anyway I went on ride today. After about twenty minutes, I...
  25. Thread: parking issues

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    parking issues

    I am really enjoying my new 04 1150RT. Just had tb sync and set of road2's put on. However I am now very comfortable riding and shifting but I stress out over parking. I once parked on a hill and...
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