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    Thanks, Steve. Appreciate your taking the time to...

    Thanks, Steve. Appreciate your taking the time to write. My son and I are leaving tomorrow (and hoping for good weather).

    Jim
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    Thanks, everyone. All good info. One last...

    Thanks, everyone. All good info. One last question: Does anyone know how long it will take to ride the entire circumference of PEI? I know from the tour guidebook that they sent, there are three,...
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    State Stickers for the Saddlebags

    Thank you.
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    State Stickers for the Saddlebags

    Thank you.
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    Prince Edward Island

    I'll be riding from Rochester, NY to PEI with my adult son in August (and annual, father-son trip), but have never been there before. Anyone have any tips? Any info would be appreciated

    PS: I...
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    Map is Good but what about decals?

    So, I think that the map for the computers is a good idea. However, I've been wanting to find a place that sells decals, which are in the shape of the states, so that as I "chalk them off", I can...
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    Worked Great

    Worked great on my 2010 RT. Also, pretty easy to install.
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    Laminar Lip?

    First I've heard of these. Anyone else have any experience with them? Are they hard to install? Does it damage the existing windshield?
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    Riding Next Week in Columbia

    My son (and myself, if I can swing it) will be riding next week in Columbia. Unfortunately, it will be on a rented bike and no BMW's are available that week. The rental will be in Cali, where we...
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    Appearance of Guards and Pegs

    Does anyone have a photo that they would be willing to post of their RT with the gueards and pegs installed?
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    I also used Suburban for the risers. Worked...

    I also used Suburban for the risers. Worked great. They were easier to put on than the pegs were. You just need the torx wrench and a torque wrench, so you don't overthghten. They made a heck of...
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    Forgot: No, I didn't get the shifter extender -...

    Forgot: No, I didn't get the shifter extender - didn't feel it was needed.
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    I bought thse Suburban Machinery ones ($164.95 +...

    I bought thse Suburban Machinery ones ($164.95 + S&H) last year. The made an enourmous difference. I've found that for seat height and pegs, it's the length of your legs that make the difference...
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    Thanks. I'll be very anxious to hear how it...

    Thanks. I'll be very anxious to hear how it goes. Since you have the same year bike (2010) and are using both the engine guard and the road pegs, it should give me a real good idea as to how they...
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    Great. Very encouraging. How about the comfort...

    Great. Very encouraging. How about the comfort level issue (given that you're having to get your legs around the opposing cylinder heads). I only have a 30 inch inseam. Is that long enough to...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the info (and the more the merrier - if anyone else has an opinion, please chime in).

    D-Mac: I've seen both of those items you mentioned (Z-Tech & Ilium) advertised in the BMW-MOA...
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    Engine Guards & Highway Pegs 2010 R1200RT

    I have a 2010 R1200RT. After adding handlebar risers, a Sergant seat and lowering the foot pegs, it's starting to get comfortable. Now, I'd like to be able to stretch out a bit. I'm looking for...
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    Manual vs. Dealer R1200RT

    I just checked the manual and for a one-up situation, it recommends 32 & 36. However, a local dealer (one different from the 1st one mentioned above - and who sounds a lot more intelligent than the...
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    R but Maybe not RT

    Thanks for the photos. I have a feeling though, that while these may work with the R, they might not work with an RT (due to the fairing). Anybody have any insights on that?
  20. Thread: Life is short.

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    Amen

    My best friend of 27 years just died suddenly, one week after his 60th birthday. Indeed, do it now!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Thanks

    About the bugs: Looks like Plexus is the big winner here. About the Windscreens: CalSci seems to have a good rep., but I did notice too (as has been mentionded) that they publish their formula for...
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    Windscreen Issues with the R1200RT

    I have two questions.

    First, I've been told that I should not use any cleaners contanining amonia, because that will eventually dull the windscreen. So that leaves out the typical Windex and...
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    Thanks

    Thanks everyone. These comments and suggestions have been extremely helpful to this newbie.
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    On Last Question about RPM's

    I'm in upstate NY, so I have a lot of country roads options. When cruising along at about 62mph, my RT is liking 5th gear (@ about 3800 rpms) better than 6th gear (@ about 3200 rpms). I can tell...
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    Works Great

    Had my for less than a week and tipped it over in that uneven back parking lot at Americade. The guard worked great. Unfortunately, I didn't know about what they call "impact protectors" for the...
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