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    2013 R1200 RT Steering Head Cap

    I have an issue where the BMW logo/90 year badge that acts as the steering head cap on my bike just does not want to stay in place.
    It popped up once and I got it back in and it stayed for some...
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    But there are people out there with out any sense...

    But there are people out there with out any sense in the world. and there are way oo many of them.

    From those who just dont do research to those who believe everything they read on the internet...
  3. Back in the day I had a GPz 750 that I bought...

    Back in the day I had a GPz 750 that I bought used. Not sure if it was supposed to do this but after start you could turn the key back 1/2 a ntch & the engine would run but the electrics would not...
  4. Thread: Keys

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    Both my '04 & '13 bikes had 2 keys with them

    Both my '04 & '13 bikes had 2 keys with them
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    For the RT, I looked at the numbers and as BMW...

    For the RT, I looked at the numbers and as BMW thefts are not common where I live, I elected against the alarm.
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    2013 Side Stand Recall Notice

    not sure if this was posted elsewhere, but figured Id mention it.

    Report Receipt Date: FEB 19, 2014
    NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V065000
    Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , STRUCTURE
    Potential...
  7. Thread: Easy Rider

    by jlevee
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    Sons of Anarchy is something that when I read was...

    Sons of Anarchy is something that when I read was being made I thought was one of the more silly premises being made for TV.
    But I do like Ron Perlman, & wife was a fan of Charlie Hunnam from...
  8. Thread: Easy Rider

    by jlevee
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    Easy Rider

    For those of you who utilize Netflix specifically Instant Streaming over DVDs, today Easy Rider was added to the list.

    Before today I knew it was about 2 guys on bikes, but that is about it.
    I...
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    Certain model year 2005-2011 model year R-model...

    Certain model year 2005-2011 model year R-model motorcycles,
    model year 2005-2012 K-model motorcycles,
    model year 2010-2011 S 1000 model motorcycles,
    and model year 2006-2010 HP2 motorcycles....
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    I have the BMW tank bag & I like it, with a...

    I have the BMW tank bag & I like it, with a caveat. It is a bit large for me, as I am of small stature.

    Athough it is not so wide that it hits the kill switch when turning, I'm not sure how...
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    It was including warranty term but was covering...

    It was including warranty term but was covering some other items not normally under warranty as well as rental reimburse & towing. Though I dont remember what all it did cover.
    Price was like $1800?
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    I looked at the cost of the extended warranties...

    I looked at the cost of the extended warranties just to get an idea when buying my `13 RT. And had asked for a copy of one to see what all was covered. The company GoAZ in Scottsdale, AZ used is...
  13. Not very often compared to other models. The...

    Not very often compared to other models.
    The original data shows the top 15 stolen brands from 2011- 5/31/2012

    1 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 11,014
    2 Yamaha Motor Corporation 8,880
    3...
  14. This was a question I was having myself recently,...

    This was a question I was having myself recently, Denali vs motolight vs clearwater. In emailing w/ Glenn @ Clearwater I got some images of WHAT THE RIDER SEES w/ the lights at night, as most images...
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    Progressive Towing

    Progressive is also 15 miles or nearest repair facility.

    I lost a back tire outside of Gila Bend AZ on old US 80 a couple year back. It was originally towed to Ride Now motorsports, but they could...
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    Statistically Speaking...

    BMWs are pretty low on the list of bikes stolen.

    Per the NCIB's stats on their website published Sept 2012.

    "Overall, there were a total of 46,667 motorcycle thefts in the U.S. in 2011. From...
  17. I am currently using a Throttlemeister on my 04...

    I am currently using a Throttlemeister on my 04 Rockster.

    Prior to that I used rubber O rings from the hardware store to create the friction to maintain throttle position. Problem is I kept...
  18. I am reminded of an incident that occurred to me...

    I am reminded of an incident that occurred to me when I was a younger and more stupid rider.

    I was coming home from an event & was merging onto a freeway (riding a honda hurricane), it was...
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    Google search is nice/useful (its the only way i...

    Google search is nice/useful (its the only way i find anything) but the search function in the forum should really be fixed (or just powered by google to begin with)
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    My theory was that in all the years of wisdom/...

    My theory was that in all the years of wisdom/ riding that exist in the forum certain options/ideas may have been discovered & implemented by more riders than not, so posting here would give me an...
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    The oil cooler screen sounds like a good idea,...

    The oil cooler screen sounds like a good idea, and I was considering some additional lighting, as Im not sure how effective the lights are on darker highways.

    As for seats, I have seen many posts...
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    I do already have gear having ridden my R1150R...

    I do already have gear having ridden my R1150R since 2004, although I may get some warmer stuff as I think I will be doing more trips to colder climates. As well as air pump flat tire kit.
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    2013 RT Farkles Opinions/Input

    I will (finally) be receiving my 2013 R1200RT 90 years special model, in a couple weeks. It will be arriving w/ a navigator IV & a color matching 49 liter topcase. Other than possibly changing out...
  24. Thread: Route 66

    by jlevee
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    Isn't the Blue Swallow the hotel that has a room...

    Isn't the Blue Swallow the hotel that has a room designed to garage your bike as well?
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    It has been interesting reading the responses to...

    It has been interesting reading the responses to this thread.
    Of course I am curious to the ages of all the respondents connected with their Yea/Nay responses. I know ink is much more common in...
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