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    When you get your K75RT ABS, be sure to do a...

    When you get your K75RT ABS, be sure to do a thorough examination and cleaning of the electrical connections of the ABS control box. Many times, when a G1 ABS goes kaput, it's due to loose or dirty...
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    Wow, big dropoff after California with 21. I...

    Wow, big dropoff after California with 21. I feel fortunate that Texas has 7. The two closet to me are North Dallas BMW in Plano and Shreveport Motorsports in Louisiana. Both are +/- 100 miles...
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    Two books I got for Christmas. Year Of...

    Two books I got for Christmas.

    Year Of Meteors: Stephen A. Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, And The Election That Brought On The Civil War. Dougals R Egerton

    Driven West: Andrew Jackson And The Trail...
  4. Thread: GS raffle

    by MCRyder
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    I bought two tickets (and the copies have...

    I bought two tickets (and the copies have arrived), as opposed to one for the previous raffle. Now I have double the chances of not winning :laugh

    This year, like last year, offers incredible...
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    Let me just address this part of your post since...

    Let me just address this part of your post since I've had my own experiences in this area.

    I owned a '93 K1100RS (ABS1) from '03 to '09 that developed the dreaded ABS flashing light. I diagnosed...
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    This is a very cool thread. For years I've...

    This is a very cool thread.

    For years I've thought about buying a bike in a distant state and riding it home. I've sold two of my motorcycles to guys who did exactly that. But to have your...
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    Anton's DIY diagnostic write-up is excellent. ...

    Anton's DIY diagnostic write-up is excellent. I'll attest that it's a simple, inexpensive, and accurate way to find an ABS fault code.

    I'll be curious as to what fault code you end up getting, a...
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    If it doesn't have to be a Beemer, and you want...

    If it doesn't have to be a Beemer, and you want relative simplicity, I suggest a Suzuki Bandit 1200 (except the 2001-early 2002 models). Air/oil cooled (so it's an "AHEM" Oilhead :whistle :lol),...
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    Anton Largiader also has an excellent write-up on...

    Anton Largiader also has an excellent write-up on ABS. I used his methods when looking for the fault code on my K11RS. And the LED method of reading the fault is very reliable. I went to the extra...
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    Congrats on getting the ABS back online. Wish...

    Congrats on getting the ABS back online.

    Wish I'd known about cleaning those 5 connectors 4 years ago. My '93 K1100RS did the same thing, ABS light began flashing as I rode down the highway. A...
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    Since you just asked for 7.... 1. Neil Young...

    Since you just asked for 7....

    1. Neil Young (I can tell his guitar in one chord)

    2. Rush (3 guys, one incredible sound)

    3. Trapeze (obscure, but I love "Coast To Coast")

    4. Beethoven...
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    I just read this thread and will lend another...

    I just read this thread and will lend another voice attesting to Paul G's considerable technical knowledge and his willingness to share it. I've sent emails to Paul looking for advice and always got...
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    Just to give you some options: ...

    Just to give you some options:

    http://rifle.com/Motorcycle/BMW/srchbike.cfm?&DID=9&BikeNo=117&Motorcycle=1994-BMW-K%2075-(K%2075)

    I never installed either Rifle fairing on my K75 (I had the BMW...
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    Probably something you already know and do. But...

    Probably something you already know and do. But make sure the clutch is properly adjusted, at the clutch lever and at the actuating arm. The owners manual (if came with one) will detail the...
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    For the last 6 years it's been like this: 2002...

    For the last 6 years it's been like this:

    2002 - Top of the Rockies Rally
    2003 - BWW MOA Rally
    2004 - Top of the Rockies Rally
    2005 - BMW MOA Rally
    2006 - Top of the Rockies Rally
    2007 - BMW...
  16. Maybe not a R12GS, but ya gotta admit it's...

    Maybe not a R12GS, but ya gotta admit it's interesting:

    http://www.geocities.com/fwarner_au/mc_things/tnk75loaded.jpg

    I like how he describes what kind of riding his K75G/S is meant for:
    ...
  17. Thread: Beemer Movies

    by MCRyder
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    In "Jewel Of The Nile" Michael Douglas rides a...

    In "Jewel Of The Nile" Michael Douglas rides a too-cool R100S.
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    Need K1200R Sport Info

    I renting a K1200R Sport for a European tour in September. I need to know if the fuel tank is aluminum, alloy, or steel to determine if I need a strap or magnetic tankbag. Any suggestions on what...
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    A great insight Dave, I'm really enjoying your...

    A great insight Dave, I'm really enjoying your posts.

    And Ardys Kellerman, wow! 80K is amazing for a couple of years of riding, and she does it in six months!!!

    I had a nightmarish thought...
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    Sorry to hear about the trouble, but glad to see...

    Sorry to hear about the trouble, but glad to see you've got friends that'll come get you :thumb .

    Hope your bike isn't gonna be too much $$$ to repair. But great thing about Airheads, just the...
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    Congrats on the new ride! Another suggestion is...

    Congrats on the new ride! Another suggestion is purchase a used dirtbike (200-250cc, four stroke) and do some riding. Useful skills (throttle, brake, balance) can be learned at low speed and on a...
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    That's great Voni :laugh , thanks for the good...

    That's great Voni :laugh , thanks for the good laugh!
  23. Thread: Abs 1

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    Thanks for the reply and info Don. There has...

    Thanks for the reply and info Don. There has been a benefit to disconnecting the ABC CU. The lights don't flash and just the ABS light stays on fixed, much better :nod . I've got the CU stored...
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    You're probably right about that Mick. BTW,...

    You're probably right about that Mick. BTW, thanks for all your assistance when I was doing the diagnostic on my RS. Your help was invaluable. I tried getting mine to work again, but got...
  25. Thread: Abs 1

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    Same thing here on a '93 K11RS @ 31K. Did the...

    Same thing here on a '93 K11RS @ 31K. Did the DIY diagnostic (using the LED light) that Mick told me about and got a bad modulator read out, on both units. It seems very unusual that both would...
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