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    I had a similar and persistant leak on my 04'...

    I had a similar and persistant leak on my 04' Roadster and a tip from a friend at Max's got me the cure. The oil filler cap has an "O" ring that is attached to the cap, but that is not the problem,...
  2. Escort 8500 X50

    On an 04' Roadster, using the suction cup mounting provided with the unit. I am using the BMW tall touring shield as shown and this arrangement has saved my bacon several times this summer!! :thumb
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    Waddayamean ride to Work?

    Not me, brother, I'm riding to the rally! on the 19th :dance I'll ride to work another day..... like today..... :cry
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    Oil

    "The owners manual on the R1200S calls for 20w-50."

    You just answered your own question. Use what BMW recomends UND DO NOT QUESTION!!!!

    :german
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    What kind of oil?

    The "Maintenance Instructions for U.S. Models" which came with my 2004 R1150R says,

    "Brand-name HD oil, API classification SF, SG or SH; the suffixes CD or CE are permitted;or brand-name HD oil...
  6. Thread: Driving Test

    by 2popfire
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    Poll: OK....So I got one wrong

    But its not surprising that many people fail this basic stuff, I mean have you been out on the road lately?
    Half the people on the road today seem to be at the limit of their ability.
    :dunno
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    Great Link

    Thanks Dennis, Found pretty much everything I'll need.
  8. Thread: World Cup

    by 2popfire
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    Ein Spulwasser, bitte?

    Is it any wonder that America is looked down upon all over the world? Anheuser-Busch has bought the rights to be the ÔÇ£officialÔÇØ supplier of beer to the World Cup in Germany!! ItÔÇÖs...
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    "Hot" tankbag???

    Irene are you suggesting stolen goods?!?!?! Shades of a misspent youth!!
    :doh

    No, I'm already using a Big-Mak tankbag, in fact I would like to velcro the radar detector to the top of it.
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    Power Outlets on Roadster

    Can anyone give me some tips on adding accessory outlets to an R1150R? Specifically I am trying to power a radar detector using its standard cigarette lighter plug. I have the BMW accessory outlet...
  11. Sure...... Thats why you guys move HERE!!! LOL ...

    Sure...... Thats why you guys move HERE!!! LOL :thumb

    Joe
  12. Shiftless Roadster.....

    Xaque,

    I also have a 2004 Roadster, but mine has the tall 6th gear which (knock on wood) has been shifting perfectly since I bought it a year ago with 16,000 miles on the clock. The problems...
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    Sticky: Das bike

    My 04' Roadster
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    Toy Time

    No RT for me, but if you happen to see a nice R1150R perhaps in Titan Silver....
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    Which BMW? Roadster

    Moto,
    Welcome Back!
    First, you are a lucky dog to live so near what I think of as some of the best biking roads in America. Next, the offerings from BMW are more complex than they were years ago,...
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    Another vote for Claudio

    Yes lets have ON get in touch with Claudio and get his take on the trip! His effort on this thing was just great. He not only rode most of the route but filmed it as well. Yet, if you look at the...
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    More Congratulations!

    Yes Sir, there's nothing like that new bike smell. Now you get to go bond with your new friend!!
    Good luck, have fun, enjoy.
    Joe
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    Beemer Pumpkin

    OK, heres my entry. :D
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    Slide that Harley!!

    We are going over this like the Zapruder film!
    Frame 2 looks to me as if he was on the front brake as he started into the turn, but as the bike began to lever up, the front tire locked and began to...
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    Desktop

    OK I'll play along. Here's my current desktop, but I get bored and change it often. This is the coast of Oregon near Brookings which I took in 2001.
    Joe
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    Robot Bike

    That is way cool!! What a project! I loved the videos. Multiple gryos and remote control!! Now if we add in the GPS and an aux. fuel tank, Iron Butt here we come. Lets see, it'll need a camera...
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    Thanks for the backup guys, so I guess if I don't...

    Thanks for the backup guys, so I guess if I don't plug in the microwave the toaster and the hairdryer at the same time I'm good to go!
    Thanks again,
    Joe
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    Concours

    No doubt about it the "bang for your buck" factor is a big incentive when considering a Concours. I owned a 1990 Connie which I put just under 60,000 miles on. Its hard to argue with that engine...
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    Electrical Capacity

    It will soon start getting chilly and I'm considering some heated clothing, specifically a Gerbing jacket liner (77watts) and Union Ridge pants (44 watts) I have an 04' R1150R w/ABS and heated grips....
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    First Beemer

    Well.... After 30 years of riding "other" brands I finally succumbed to BMW fever. I understand now. OK, I have been misguided in the past, but now I repent. An 04' R1150R is now living in my...
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