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    In the Michigan State Police tests of 2013 Police...

    In the Michigan State Police tests of 2013 Police motorcycles, the two Harleys ran the quarter mile at 14.98 and 14.95 at a speed of 89 MPH. Their top speed ( not 1/4 mile ) was only 103.
  2. Thread: Bergen BMW

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    Who'd you hear that from, Phil? And is the new...

    Who'd you hear that from, Phil? And is the new possibility Motorcycle Mall?
  3. Thread: unknown BMW

    by ClassicVW
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    If he gets frustrated with you while you are...

    If he gets frustrated with you while you are merely asking questions in order to help him out of HIS jam, he's probably the type of person who will ask you a question and then argue with you when you...
  4. Thread: Big oil mess

    by ClassicVW
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    I predict before we are done here, we'll have a...

    I predict before we are done here, we'll have a brand new oil thread- "What is the best container to store your used oil in during hot weather?" "And does it matter if it's regular or synthetic?"....
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    Sad to hear. I am a big fan of his work. He had...

    Sad to hear. I am a big fan of his work. He had such an easygoing manner to his acting, you felt like he was a regular guy. Never afraid to poke fun at himself either.

    Here's one of the Polaroid...
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    One thing to consider when buying an older bike...

    One thing to consider when buying an older bike is... are you going to do the maintenance and/or repairs as needed? If not, you need to have an independent mechanic lined up. Most dealers- Honda,...
  7. Thread: Bergen BMW

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    All I know is this is what Bergen HD/BMW sent...

    All I know is this is what Bergen HD/BMW sent out, and it does say to call if you have any questions, so who's going to call? :dunno
  8. Thread: Thanks, VW

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    What a great commercial. Thank you VW!

    What a great commercial. Thank you VW!
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    That's funny to me, because for the past decade...

    That's funny to me, because for the past decade the knock on BMW was that they build uninteresting bikes for old guys. The average age of BMW buyers was like, 55.

    So they now build a few bikes...
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    What you're supposed to get is greater...

    What you're supposed to get is greater reliability. Less worry. Freedom from expensive repairs. That, sadly, has not been the case for a lot of people buying newer BMWs. Something is very wrong with...
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    I know it's being built in Japan, is it sold in...

    I know it's being built in Japan, is it sold in Japan is my question? Maybe the regs don't go into effect until next year along with Europe? That's why I said wait until 2015 and see if it's still...
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    Wow, that is great! What a bunch of great people...

    Wow, that is great! What a bunch of great people we have here!
  13. BMW has previously told riders that broke down...

    BMW has previously told riders that broke down either on the way to a paid rally or on a multi day trip that they do not cover such expenses as fees and hotels.

    My opinion is the $2500 figure is...
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    That is true, not just an excuse. It all depends...

    That is true, not just an excuse. It all depends on where a M/C model will be sold, and as what model year it's designated. ( Multi year leftovers don't count ) I believe Japan has very strict...
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    The RT-P I purchased ( originally a CA PD bike )...

    The RT-P I purchased ( originally a CA PD bike ) had it's clutch replaced just prior to them auctioning it off at only 30K miles. That's a big reason I bought it. I have the original invoice. The PD...
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    Yes, keep the faith. Sending you and your wife...

    Yes, keep the faith. Sending you and your wife positive thoughts... Hoping for a recovery for your wife and your return to the BMW crowd.
  17. I would think that the $2500 check BMW sends you...

    I would think that the $2500 check BMW sends you could be considered taxable income.
    I don't know if it would be if they call it a rebate.
  18. My guess it's less of an impact than several...

    My guess it's less of an impact than several hundred thousand oil changes that it would make unnecessary.
    And you know that there are people out there that don't recycle the old engine oil, they...
  19. Just think, that by the time this RT fiasco is...

    Just think, that by the time this RT fiasco is over with, how many oil threads we need to start to catch up!
  20. Good point. The warranty clock should have...

    Good point. The warranty clock should have stopped ticking for everybody on the day of the notice. And since everyone isn't going to get their bike back on the same day, a one year extension for all...
  21. Thread: MaxBMW

    by ClassicVW
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    If one or even two of your employees were making...

    If one or even two of your employees were making you lose customers, I bet you would want to hear about it.
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    I expect Dealers to at least at first tell you...

    I expect Dealers to at least at first tell you there are no loaners available. After all, who thinks they'll magically come up with 8000 loaner bikes? Not very likely.
  23. Thread: Max BMW

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    Aren't you the one who complained that the Lodi...

    Aren't you the one who complained that the Lodi area was too congested to do a test ride? Now you're complaining about using a high speed test to buy a bike? Those two posts seem a contradiction. Or...
  24. Thread: Max BMW

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    That would indeed, be a letdown with all the good...

    That would indeed, be a letdown with all the good feedback I'm hearing from Max's customers. But anything would be an improvement from how we were treated by that H-D stealership.
  25. You are right on. I would type "LOL" if I thought...

    You are right on. I would type "LOL" if I thought any of this was funny.
    Add to that the people that stopped having their fuel strips replaced after #7 went bad.

    Sh1t, my starter switch took...
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