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  1. Thread: Old BMW

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    thanks. what year would you say?

    thanks. what year would you say?
  2. Thread: Old BMW

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    Old BMW

    Can anyone ID this bike for me?
  3. Of course, I love Brian's theory. In retrospect,...

    Of course, I love Brian's theory. In retrospect, I was probably winding through third when the thing happened. But I will do the road test and/or drain the oil for a proper diagnosis. Thanks.
  4. Wow! Bad news. How much time do I have until I...

    Wow! Bad news. How much time do I have until I must replace the transmission? Must it be done right away or is there a period over which it will gradually become worse? Is there anything I can do to...
  5. What's it mean if my R11RS does this ...

    I ride out to the twisties and start really getting on it. I'm shifting from maybe third to fourth, close to redline, when I feel this lurching sensation after I let out the clutch. I ignore it and...
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    Today. Along Hwy 128 near Cloverdale, Calif.

    Today. Along Hwy 128 near Cloverdale, Calif.
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    I have lived in New England, the mid Atlantic,...

    I have lived in New England, the mid Atlantic, the southeast, the deep south and all over California. With the exception of the LA metro area, the west coast is unmatched on every level. Sure, real...
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    Highway 1, north of Bodega Bay ...

    Highway 1, north of Bodega Bay ...
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    While some dads are teaching their boys to play...

    While some dads are teaching their boys to play baseball, mine wanted me to learn to ride a motorcyle. So he bought me a new, '72 Honda SL70 when I was 10. I was so scared of the shiny yellow...
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    wave pattern (or an ill-disguised effort to show...

    wave pattern (or an ill-disguised effort to show off my bike).
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  13. Thread: Wheelies?

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    Wheelies?

    One thing I miss since ditching my old sportbike for a BMW -- pulling the occasional wheelie! My R1100rs with its low center of gravity doesn't seem to want to do them. And I'm a little unsure if the...
  14. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    at long last ...

    at long last ...
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    You guys are SLO Co.-bound instead of the...

    You guys are SLO Co.-bound instead of the redwoods? Bummer. Looks like it's gonna be a one-man fungal ride.
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    kent: does the word "dufus" mean anything to you?

    kent: does the word "dufus" mean anything to you?
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    here's a guy with a major interest in old yamaha...

    here's a guy with a major interest in old yamaha triples:

    http://www.biker.net/triple/triple.html
  18. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    Got the bike. It's excellent. Can't wait for the...

    Got the bike. It's excellent. Can't wait for the weekend.
  19. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    Thanks to all for responding. I'm taking the...

    Thanks to all for responding. I'm taking the plunge!
  20. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    more good news! look, i make considerably less...

    more good news!

    look, i make considerably less than $100K a year and support a small family. do i have any business owning this bike?
  21. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    is the swingarm easy to remove?

    is the swingarm easy to remove?
  22. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    OK. I didn't notice skipping or hunting when i...

    OK. I didn't notice skipping or hunting when i rode the bike. frankly, i wasn't looking for it and could have missed it. the flashing abs lights had me distracted. i'll ride it again.

    the seller,...
  23. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    yikes, mtboulder. you trying to scare me away...

    yikes, mtboulder. you trying to scare me away from this bike or what? i don't relish the thought of replacing a tranny right away or installing a $1,300 shock. ditto the other upgrades you mention. i...
  24. Thread: '95 r1100rs

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    dave, the guy said he replaced the battery...

    dave,

    the guy said he replaced the battery less than a year ago but the bike has been sitting. could sitting cause flashing abs lights?

    as for the seat, well, i'm hip to the adjustment issue....
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    airheads vs. oilheads

    i'm thinking of picking up a '95 r1100rs i found for a good price. any insight?
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