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    I tried that several times to no avail. Always a...

    I tried that several times to no avail. Always a leak somewhere. PITA.
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    Tube Type Tires Run Tubeless

    I just bought some Mefo Explorers, marked 'tube-type' for my GSPD. I don't wanna run tubes, hate the things. Leak in a tube is a major PITA, all day misery, puncture in a tubeless is a 15-minute...
  3. Front Wheel Bearings R12GSA - How To Change

    Someone walk me through the procedure to change the two front wheel bearings on an 06 R1200GSA. I have a slide hammer will several sizes of internal expanding pullers, but they're from China and...
  4. Still Stuck But Hope For Tomorrow

    Thanx to all who responded and called. I'll be at the dealer shortly after 7a - someone said they open the shop early in summer - and called Battery Plus - they have some in stock in case the dealer...
  5. Stuck in Denver - Me in Hotel, Anonymous in Tankbag at Dealer

    Shoulda brought the Anonymous along with me to the hotel. Brand new battery, Yasua, shorted out, bike died, Good Sam towed bike to BMW Denver (Aurora) and I'm in a motel. Dealer is closed Mondays....
  6. Tourance Rear for GSA - Tourance v. Tourance EXP v. Tourance Next

    I've been banished to this forum. Anyway, for an R12GSA, highway miles, who can speculate what could provide the best mileage - freeways, two-laners and occasional gravel: The 'regular' Tourance, the...
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    Rally Trip

    Hi! I used to do MSF RiderCourses in Clarksville. Small world. I really don't have an itinerary as such. I have to claim my wife at the Portland airport on Tuesday before the rally, and my health is...
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    Which Tire? R12GSA, 8k Trip to Pacific NW

    R1200GSA, I'll prolly do about 8k miles Georgia to Pacific NW for the Rally and back, one-up, lightly loaded. Which tire (both, or just rear)?

    Heidi K60 or Heidi K76?

    I want something mildly...
  9. Cfo

    It had iron liners and weak-sister oil control rings. I always thought it meant 'Can't Find Oil.'
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    Seal

    Thanx. Hey I see you have a TW! Cool little GS, isn't it. We have one, originally intended as TLN's (The Lovely Norma) Forest Service Road GS, but I use it to scout unknown roads - hey, if it...
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    Seal Swell ??? BRAKE FLUID ???

    I see my GS is weeping onto the shelf at the rear, rear main seal is 3 years old, latest version at the time. Not a big deal, it can weep until the cows come home or I buy enuff beer to change it. ...
  12. Thanx Again

    Appreciate the info...
  13. Cfo ???

    Ahhh !!! Verrrry good. TY!
  14. 1977 R100RS Big Motor - How To Tell If It IS a CFO?

    The Big Motor 1977 RS models had 40mm head pipes and big intake valves, and made a fun ride. Had one, blew it up running unleaded gas on old heads and sold it, big mistake.

    I understand that BMW...
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    GSPD Fork Question

    On a 94 GSPD, which fork (r or l) does compression damping and which does rebound damping?
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    New MotoSafe

    MotoSafe: Braking Part II: Read more about the skill and science of proficient motorcycle brake use: www.moto-safe.com
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    New MotoSafe

    BRAKES Part I: "Stopping your motorcycle, on command, safely and precisely, under a wide variety of conditions, is clearly one of the competencies that responsible riders must have well in hand in...
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    New MotoSafe

    MotoSafe: Well, it's been a while, but here is a lengthy piece on mentoring new riders. Experienced riders seem to expect that new;y-licensed riders are competent motorcyclists - after all, they now...
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    4 fringers v. 2 fingers

    You will see this in the June MotoSAfe: Four fingers for stopping - four fingers working at 50% +/- effort provide more percisions than 2 fingers working at 100% +/-. That is the fundamental skill,...
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    Right? or Left?

    Well, the votes are in, and we find that the majority of respondents believe they are weaker, less confident and proficient, when cornering to the right. The numbers? 57% report more trouble...
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    New MotoSafe - Riding Posture

    New MotoSafe: Remember when your Granny admonished you at the dinner table to, ÔÇ£Sit up straight and eat your broccoli!ÔÇØ? Granny had your welfare in mind, and perhaps we can learn a...
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    New MotoSafe

    ÔÇÿDangerous FiveÔÇÖ Driving Sins
    The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) (http://www.trafficsafety.org) is a coalition of private employers and government traffic-safety experts...
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    Study

    So, what is your prognostication of the outcome?
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    MSF Research - Seeking Particpants

    Is Your Bike Eligible?


    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) are seeking participants for a ground breaking study involving motorcyclists...
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    New MotoSafe - Calibrated Confidence

    Riding confidence. Is it important? Can too much, or too little, be a bad thing? How can I become more confident? Are confident riders always competent riders? Some thoughts about confidence: (Read...
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