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    Sticky: This is really a big boy bike!

    Pony Express Hwy. in Kansas last fall. This 2001 F650GS is carrying my fat ass (300 lbs.) plus full cases.

    http://beachguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-Ride-Photos/i-mfmN3G3/0/L/ColoradoHyw-L.jpg
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    I had the same problem 2 years ago on a trip...

    I had the same problem 2 years ago on a trip through Central America on my K75. Finally found the problem to be a set of running lights which were wired through the horn fuse.

    The poorly wired...
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    Using a second pimply faced geek to resolve your...

    Using a second pimply faced geek to resolve your problem is really pushing the envelope for excuses.

    Please note: Ride report still not finished. I, we or whoever are not going to allow you to...
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    Nice ride report about riding around Ireland,...

    Nice ride report about riding around Ireland, makes me want to go tomorrow morning.

    My only complaint it that you did not post a photo of the pretty lass, the "raven haired beauty with this...
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    Tank Clips, You Need Them!

    I had a little get off about two years ago in Costa Rica. Costa Rica driver 1, me 0, fuel tank 0.

    If you look at the picture you can see my fuel tank on the ground next to the bike with the left...
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    I am with the rest of the group. Really sorry for...

    I am with the rest of the group. Really sorry for your loss.

    What was told to me by a very good friend in the insurance adjustment business once was this.

    The most you will get from your...
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    Sticky: 2001 f650 gs

    Photo taken in southern Arkansas last Sept. My Costa Rica riding buddy and I left Orange Beach, AL and rode to Seattle, WA and back. Total trip was 8200 mile in 27 days. One oil change in Seattle...
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    Altitude Plug

    Freem67870, just one persons point of view: if you are only going to be above 4,000ÔÇÖ for a week and you normally are much below this altitude I would not go to all the trouble of wiring a switch...
  9. So, that's were I left that piece of sandpaper,...

    So, that's were I left that piece of sandpaper, damn I tore the shop up looking for it. Not a problem, no need to send it back I have more.:nyah

    BeachGuy
    1995 K75
    2001 F650GS
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    K75 low seat bracket

    If you bike is a low seat K75, then this is one of two brackets which is screwed to a latch bracket that hold the seat down. It is located just aft of th gas tank between the left and right top...
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    Sticky: A little dirty.

    It must be nice to have a really clean K bike, IÔÇÖm riding mine. As of today have put 3190 mile on mine in the last 16 days.
    Read about it here....
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    When you hang out with BMW Anonymous Book...

    When you hang out with BMW Anonymous Book participants, you then become Anonymous.

    Sure hope the solution to his problem is not Anonymous too.

    BeachGuy
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    Photos

    Could one of you guys please take some pic's of you hitch and post for us. I'd like to see how it mounted to the bike.

    Many thank,
    BeachGuy
    1995 K75
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    Try this first!

    rwat3003, everybody complains that the front end dives too much. Before spending time and big money on new front springs try this.
    1. Drain all the fluids in each strut into a container and then...
  15. Kill Switch

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    beemerguru: Already have the really big A** chain. But down here in Costa Rica your bike had better be chained to a really big A** non-movable fixture. Big bikes anything larger than...
  16. Looking to install a hidden/secret kill switch K75

    I have found information on other forums about other brands of bikes, but nothing here. Has anybody installed a kill switch on their bike that is not obvious or easy to locate to someone who should...
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    My solution to the nose dive on my 1995 K75 was...

    My solution to the nose dive on my 1995 K75 was to replace the fork oil with a 10wt oil sold/ marketed by Suzuki. I am very pleased with the results.
    Two weeks ago I installed a new YSS shock...
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    Photo

    Funny thing, I tried to upload that photo to this tread and it seems to be on vacation. Oh well.

    When I first tried to find this connector it was behind the diaginal vertical tube. Held in place...
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    This is a photo of the altitude plug which you...

    This is a photo of the altitude plug which you insert into the connector located on the left vertical support frame between the coils and the opening for the battery area.
    You can also get around...
  20. Great artical, thanks for posting. BeachGuy

    Great artical, thanks for posting.

    BeachGuy
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    One problem with Crampbusters

    I have found that with any device that goes onto the handle grip and helps with holding steady speed is that when you trying to maneuver in a small area and turning the bike to the left you naturally...
  22. brake squeal!

    barooo, I've got a 95 K75 and it squeals like my granddaughter at a Jonas Brothers Concert. It always has, since about 100 yards away from the dealer.
    I really believe that it was designed that way....
  23. One more photo of the altitude plug. BeachGuy...

    One more photo of the altitude plug.

    BeachGuy
    K75
  24. Additional photos of the Altitude Plug. A...

    Additional photos of the Altitude Plug.

    A small gauge wire could be used to jump the two connectors with the same results.

    BeachGuy
    K75
  25. Good morning all! Not to contradict anybody,...

    Good morning all!

    Not to contradict anybody, but I believe the Altitude plug which was referred to in an earlier post incorrectly stated that ÔÇ£Without it, the bike would tend to run lean at...
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