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    Older F650 - suitability for new rider?

    Hi Folks,

    My adult son is in the process of getting started riding. First comes the rider safety class (good choice, IMHO) and he is doing a little looking at beginner bikes. We are wondering...
  2. Beemerdons - NICE, thanks! Brings back a lot of...

    Beemerdons - NICE, thanks! Brings back a lot of memories of camping/exploring "up there".

    Now, if I can just get retired in a few years, maybe's I can ride back down and go along on one of these...
  3. So - Is anybody gonna post a "ride report"...

    So -

    Is anybody gonna post a "ride report" with some pics (hopefully) from this event. There may be just one or two AZ ex-pats with fond memories of the area up there who would like to vicariously...
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    Nice!

    I had the opportunity to ride the Beartooth 3 years ago bringing my new (to me) '08 RT back from CO. I can't say for sure it is at the very top of the list of all-time senic rides, but I'm sure it is...
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    Been watching Beemerboneyard for a while, thanks....

    Been watching Beemerboneyard for a while, thanks. And I appreciate the tip about realoem - I was not aware of that resource. Yep, I could buy new, but was trying to save a $$ or two...

    Thanks,...
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    '08 R12RT OEM footpegs

    Hi All,

    I am looking for a right OEM rider foot peg for this bike. As I purchased it, it was equipped with Ilium Works rider boards. I think I like them, but I'd like to see if OEM pegs work a...
  7. Thread: Easter JOY

    by W7lej1
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    What Dennis said! Regards, Marty

    What Dennis said!

    Regards, Marty
  8. Any of the Spokane / INBMWR crowd lurking around?

    Just curious. Wondering if the group still gets together??

    Regards, Marty
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    +1 on Steve's Book! Regards, Marty

    +1 on Steve's Book!

    Regards,

    Marty
  10. Thank you!

    Thanks for the report and the photos. Wonderful country, I live a lot closer and do not get to go there nearly as often as I would like.

    Regards,

    Marty
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    AWESOME!! ("wrong" kinda bike, but I'm willing to...

    AWESOME!! ("wrong" kinda bike, but I'm willing to let it slide in consideration of the context :-)

    Regards, Marty
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    Hi All, I'll get back to you with my...

    Hi All,

    I'll get back to you with my experience regarding charging the PC680 when I have some. My 1st PC680 died (and was replaced under warranty) and so far the new battery has about 15 minutes...
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    Now you might never figure this out by looking at my screen name...

    DE W7LEJ, Spokane Valley, WA. I am a certifiable "old timer" now, my first license was KN5GLC in 1961. I hold an extra class license, but right now I'm about 99.99% inactive - riding, woodworking,...
  14. 1mikec wrote: "Anyone know anything about this...

    1mikec wrote:

    "Anyone know anything about this one?
    BMW part #71607708580

    It's $135.00 right from BMW"

    An FYI on that bracket - the OP mentioned that his RT is an '09. I think it was in '10...
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    Well Done!

    Hang in there for the rest!

    Regards, Marty

    (73 DE W7LEJ)
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    Poll: Thank You to all of you! Regards, Marty

    Thank You to all of you!

    Regards, Marty
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    The "stamping mill"

    Hi Bud,

    I looked at this on Google Earth. THe stamping mill (if that is what it is, I think so) appears to be at the top of a rock outcropping above switchback #7, counting from the bottom. There...
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    Sibud, I know it's off-topic a bit, but thanks...

    Sibud, I know it's off-topic a bit, but thanks for the photos of Black Bear and surrounding. I walked almost to the top many years ago (to the old stamping mill - is it still there?) Your photos...
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    I will turn 67 the day after SiBud...

    (Happy Birthday, sibud!) and I have no intention of quitting riding in the immediate future. Right now, my riding is greatly curtailed 'cause I'm working on my Master's and these classes take a LOTTA...
  20. Thread: phoenix rides

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    Just GO!

    Howdy,

    Some more current folk will no doubt chime in, but I lived in AZ (Phoenix area) for 20 years until moving up north in '92. IMHO, You are blessed with a huge selection of fine riding in most...
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    Very nice, thank you! Regards, Marty

    Very nice, thank you!

    Regards, Marty
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    GM 5.3 pickup motor

    Hope I'm not violating any terms of service or other here. Questions for anyone who has owned or has experience with these engines, please?

    OK, so once in a great while, I drive a four-wheel...
  23. Hi fpgirard, You are beginning to understand...

    Hi fpgirard,

    You are beginning to understand why a single trip out west is just not enough. I have the very same problem, and I live out here...

    Regards, Marty
  24. Thread: Wyoming tour

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    May I recommend - Don't overlook Grand Teton...

    May I recommend -

    Don't overlook Grand Teton NP, just south of Yellowstone.

    Also - Chief Joseph Hwy is a great ride, with lots of scenery. Please note - two years ago, last time I rode it,...
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    That's the one - thanks!

    That's the one - thanks!
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