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  1. I had to buy the $500 + piece of plastic for my...

    I had to buy the $500 + piece of plastic for my '06 R1200GS Adventure before the clamp solution came out. I am considering adding the clamp as preventive maintenance.

    I did not file a report on...
  2. There is an Americamps KOA right at I-95 Virginia...

    There is an Americamps KOA right at I-95 Virginia Exit 89 - Lewistown Road. Never stayed there as I work right around the corner, but it has been there forever.

    Looks like a nice enough place...
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    On my '06 1200ADV, I just replaced a set of A2's...

    On my '06 1200ADV, I just replaced a set of A2's that were 1/2 to 2/3s worn out with a new set of Tourances because of the noise and vibration when the bike was leaned over. The rumblings and noise...
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    When you get tired of going stop light to stop...

    When you get tired of going stop light to stop light in Richmond, VA on US1, look me up. Maybe I can join you for a few miles on my '73 R75/5 Toaster.

    Roy F
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    I got the driveshaft out, and it looks good. ...

    I got the driveshaft out, and it looks good. Splines on both ends free of corrosion and clean, driveshaft splines, tranny spline and rear drive splines all in good shape. Both u-joints look good...
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    Thanks Paul. That helps a lot. Roy F

    Thanks Paul. That helps a lot.

    Roy F
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    How do you pop the drive shaft off? I am having...

    How do you pop the drive shaft off? I am having trouble visualizing how to disconnect the DS from the tranny output shaft.

    Roy F
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    2006 R1200GS Adventure Driveshaft Question

    2006 R1200GS Adventure with 53600 miles has developed what feels to be a drive line vibration. It is fairly mild at this point, and most apparent when the bike is leaned over in a turn. I am...
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    I ask folks who say they laid it down to avoid an...

    I ask folks who say they laid it down to avoid an accident to tell me exactly what control actions they took to put the motorcycle down. Typically, they cannot tell me what conscious actions they...
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    racer7 - How do you like the Veskimo? After the...

    racer7 - How do you like the Veskimo? After the MOA rally in PA, I am considering one.

    Roy F
  11. Is your fuel pump running? Sounds like it...

    Is your fuel pump running? Sounds like it possibly may be the fuel pump control relay. Search for a thread by racer7 that details this in great detail.

    Roy F
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    Install some GS style valve cover guards and ride...

    Install some GS style valve cover guards and ride on. That will cover the scrapes and protect from further damage.

    Roy F.
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    That's close to the route I usually take from...

    That's close to the route I usually take from Richmond to OBX. Since I leave from the north side of Richmond, I head out Route 5, which is what Main Street turns in to going east from downtown, and...
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    I believe you are right about that, racer7. My...

    I believe you are right about that, racer7. My wife Susi and I were camped next to you in Vermont, and there was a rather distinct smell drifting around pretty often.

    Roy F
  15. Thread: Getting "ON"

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    The December issue arrived today, in good shape...

    The December issue arrived today, in good shape even. I sort of wonder if the good folks at the MOA saw my complaint and mailed another one.

    Roy F
  16. Thread: Getting "ON"

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    Harrisonburg, you say. I still do not have the...

    Harrisonburg, you say. I still do not have the December issue in Richmond. Some months it comes in the first few days of the month, some months the following month. I figure somebody at the post...
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    Just tried it. The fog lights did not stay on,...

    Just tried it. The fog lights did not stay on, nor did the parking light.

    It would not surprise me at all to learn it is operator error. That would be a relief - then I would know how to fix it....
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    The canbus on my '06 Adventure has a bad habit of...

    The canbus on my '06 Adventure has a bad habit of leaving the fog lights on once every month or two after the ignition has been turned off. You might try getting in the habit of making sure...
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    The used one from Beemer Boneyard was cracked...

    The used one from Beemer Boneyard was cracked just like the original one, and just like the one in the link Marchyman provided. Since I cannot fabricate one, and there were no new ones in the US,...
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    '06 R1200 GS ADV - Fuel Tank Flange

    Has anyone experienced the Sucking Jet Pump Flange cracking on an '06 or so GS or GSA? Seems like an odd piece to break, and it must be as there are no new ones available in the US. Found one at...
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    I'm jealous on that one....enjoy the show! Roy...

    I'm jealous on that one....enjoy the show!

    Roy F
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    Different rides for different riders. While I...

    Different rides for different riders.

    While I like my 88 K100RT just fine if it is cool enough outside to enjoy riding it, I find my 06 R1200GS Adv to be a superior machine in almost all respects....
  23. Enjoy 311 from Newcastle, VA out into WVA. Make...

    Enjoy 311 from Newcastle, VA out into WVA. Make a stop at the Swinging Bridge restaurant in Paint Bank for lunch - good place.

    Roy F.
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    I used to commute from Richmond to the Navy base...

    I used to commute from Richmond to the Navy base in Dahlgren VA, which is right at the foot of the Nice bridge on the Virginia side, every day. 301 south is an easy rural ride until you get just...
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    Try Tom Mcgrath in Richmond, VA. His firm...

    Try Tom Mcgrath in Richmond, VA. His firm specializes in motorcycle accident cases in Virginia, North Carolina & South Carolina.

    http://www.motorcyclevirginia.com/home.aspx

    Roy F
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