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    Happened to me this morning ... overfilled the...

    Happened to me this morning ... overfilled the tank (as I usually do) but then stopped at my Dads for some coffee instead of heading out for the day. On the sidestand and in the sun ... a few hours...
  2. Um... yes it can detect a roadster. I tried...

    Um... yes it can detect a roadster.

    I tried to discuss the importance of calibrating my speedo with a friendly New York State Trooper's radar trap in the interest of furthering said knowledge...
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    I really begin to rethink riding

    I really begin to rethink riding <30 degrees. It also depends on where I'm headed and how long I'll be out ... usually shorter local rides (errands, visiting friends etc).

    Coldest ride for me...
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    Twisted Throttle in Exeter, RI has an '09 1200GS...

    Twisted Throttle in Exeter, RI has an '09 1200GS rental ...

    http://www.twistedthrottle.com/factory-store/rentals
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    I just ran the coast of Maine last fall over...

    I just ran the coast of Maine last fall over Labor Day week, all of route 1 up to Madawaska. Agree with the above post - Hartford to Portsmouth, NH not much to see so maybe a good idea to have the...
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    Thanks Gilly! Great suggestions... and note to...

    Thanks Gilly! Great suggestions... and note to self to try wiki once in a while to find additional info about these areas.

    Damn... June seems so far away

    I appreciate the suggestions and...
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    Mmmm... I like pie! Thanks for the suggestions...

    Mmmm... I like pie! Thanks for the suggestions everyone. Looking like a good trip so far.

    Yeah... I'm no stranger to black flies, and have spent several trips in Northern New England hiking...
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    Superior Circle Tour June 2013

    Greetings,

    New Year's Day is a great day to start planning out some trips. Circle Tour of Superior this June is looking good and I was looking for suggestions and insights you may have to share. ...
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    Hmmm. Different strokes I guess. I really like...

    Hmmm. Different strokes I guess. I really like my PR3s for all-around, and in rain - love 'em, but I sure recall a more sporting tendency with the B21s that came stock. I got 10k on those before...
  10. Thanks all.. A bit of uninterrupted time...

    Thanks all..

    A bit of uninterrupted time tonight with the caliper and I was able to (as Don said) clear it up a lot.

    Certainly not as good as when new - but now a lot more free spin and the...
  11. 2011 R12R rear-wheel not easily free-spin in neutral

    Hey all,
    Just got back from a long wet trip through Maine and detailing the bike a bit this morning to get all the grime off.

    I noted that (on the center stand) the rear wheel is not spinning...
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    Good Info... I'm headed up there Labor day week...

    Good Info...
    I'm headed up there Labor day week as well... and am camping on Campobello at Herring Cove Provincial Park. Any experiences with this place?

    I plan on also spending a full day...
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    Precisely the point... you do not want payments....

    Precisely the point... you do not want payments. Doesn't mean it's the right thing for everyone given that situations can vary so widely. Works for you and yet Classic made $$ by financing. That...
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    Yes... I used it last year on my R. What...

    Yes... I used it last year on my R.

    What works for some doesn't always work for others, but for me... after weighing the available options it was my best choice.

    Depending on what you're...
  15. Thread: Favorite Beer??

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    +1... thought I switch between amber and white. ...

    +1... thought I switch between amber and white.

    Around here - northeast - Allagash White is my go-to summer beer
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    Damn mchad... sorry to hear. Very glad to hear...

    Damn mchad... sorry to hear. Very glad to hear that the gear did its job and you're OK.

    I hope the settlement ends up to your expectations.
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    YouTube

    Heres a few... theres lots of videos. The trick is not to "lift" the bike but to push the stand down while rocking the bike back.

    i'm sure someone with a better description can chime in.
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    Thanks for the replies! I'll try to pull it...

    Thanks for the replies!

    I'll try to pull it again tomorrow. You cant see the hairline crack from the photo - it's facing the front.

    I figured it had to be a "pull it" but even the other...
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    Spark Plug Plastic COVER - 2011 R1200R

    All,

    Bike to a nap yesterday... just a few scrapes, but the spark plug cover looks cracked at the bottom and theres a small bit of plastic sticking out that I can't remove. Thanks to the several...
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    Congrats Snake!! Nice purchase... and hopefully...

    Congrats Snake!! Nice purchase... and hopefully we'll have plenty of great riding weather this fall to break that baby in!

    :wave
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    On my R1200R I've burned 2 qts in 6k miles (since...

    On my R1200R I've burned 2 qts in 6k miles (since May). Just going to keep watching it and adding when needed. Seems a bit on the high side to me, but dealer service didnt uncover anything unusual....
  22. Thread: CT says Hi!

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    Ahhh... couldn't make it - had some family stuff...

    Ahhh... couldn't make it - had some family stuff planned. It turned out to be one hell of a nice weekend though. Bet you had a blast. I ride past that campground all the time - good riding in that...
  23. Thread: CT says Hi!

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    Thanks for the welcome! I'm in Hartford so right...

    Thanks for the welcome! I'm in Hartford so right smack dab in the middle of the state.

    r11rs94 - i might certainly try to make that ride... can't wait.
  24. Thread: CT says Hi!

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    CT says Hi!

    Hey Gang,

    So 5 months in on my new 2011 R1200R and am loving it!

    http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa392/TrudyRoo/IMG_5262.jpg
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