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  1. My son just turned 22 and has been riding since...

    My son just turned 22 and has been riding since he was 15. I bought him a KLR 250 and made him ride around in a dried out retention pond till he had sufficient skills with sliding, counter-steer,...
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    I had reason to use it a week or so ago. Ran out...

    I had reason to use it a week or so ago. Ran out of gas on my way to the dealership to have the fuel strip replaced under warranty. Since it was raining and I was only 2 miles from the shop and...
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    Sticky: Poll: strip # 2

    2012 R1200R. First one dead at the date of purchase May 5, 2013. Replacement lasted from August 2013 till last weekend. Scheduled for replacement on November 2. Worked flawlessly for 1-1/4...
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    I rode my go-cart down the center of a section of...

    I rode my go-cart down the center of a section of Interstate 4 when it was piles of limestone under construction. That was the last time any interstate was fun. There are about 3 "good" roads in...
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    As I just returned from my trip to NC last...

    As I just returned from my trip to NC last month, and it's never to early to start planning...

    I'll glom on to this thread. Looking to enroll my son in the California Superbike School if they...
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    That's where I bought my bike. Great place and a...

    That's where I bought my bike. Great place and a museum upstairs, to boot!

    Bob
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    Had my 1st annual done about a month ago at an...

    Had my 1st annual done about a month ago at an independent BMW mechanic in Deland. Around $470 as I recall, I had changed the oil and filter myself, he did the rest.

    Bob
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    I did see Bob's Place and pointed it out to my...

    I did see Bob's Place and pointed it out to my son on the way. But we didnt' stop this time. We were enjoying the road too much! Probably will next time though... And there definitely will be a...
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    Thanks for the great recommendations, everyone. ...

    Thanks for the great recommendations, everyone. We had a blast! I could have spent the whole trip going up the 178/215/BRP/276 Caesar's Head loop and back to Table Rock. Who needs a Dragon? The...
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    Me too! I was on my way back from my week in the...

    Me too! I was on my way back from my week in the mountains of North Carolina and the RIH was a great wrapup! I was pleasantly surprised at what a great event it was. I almost ran out of camera...
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    as far as roads go, for my money you can saw off...

    as far as roads go, for my money you can saw off Florida straight across Highway 60 from Vero to Naples and let it float out to sea. Roads are straight flat and boring. if you're lucky you'll see a...
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    This is a bummer... Guess I'll reorg my itenerary...

    This is a bummer... Guess I'll reorg my itenerary a bit...

    Due to new model production, BMW?s factory tours are currently suspended. Tours are expected to resume in the Summer of 2014. The Zentrum...
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    two weeks!

    Two weeks....

    14 Days

    KSU

    but who's counting? :wave
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    I avoid Atlanta whenever possible! :brow ...

    I avoid Atlanta whenever possible! :brow Probably be going up 95 this time and cutting over when the scenery improves ...
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    Thanks! I've printed out your reply! I'm...

    Thanks! I've printed out your reply! I'm particularly keen to make this a good run because it is more than likely the last time he and I will be able to do anything like it. We've ridden up to...
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    He's just starting to do the research and has...

    He's just starting to do the research and has looked on the web for some places to hit while we're there. Combining business with pleasure is the point of the ride part. Greenville is within...
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    Sticky: The only "mountain" in Florida

    http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/532345_410970432306002_1712047195_n.jpg
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    Sticky: Poll: 2012 r1200r

    Mine's a 2012, not listed in the poll, but the fuel strip went bad almost right out of the box. Dealer replaced it and no problems since, about 5,500 miles ago.

    Bob
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    The job hunt is for my son. Just turned 21 and...

    The job hunt is for my son. Just turned 21 and looking for an entry level job or internship. Will have an AS degee in drafting next semester.
    No experience other than school... unfortunately.
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    Anyone have any thoughts on lodging in/near...

    Anyone have any thoughts on lodging in/near Greenville? I was thinking of a cabin at Table Rock State Park. Anyone have any experience? I'm not a camper. Nor am I rich enough for the mountain...
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    thanks, Gadgetech... that should keep me busy for...

    thanks, Gadgetech... that should keep me busy for a while! :burnout
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    Greenville SC travel advice

    Hi all...

    I have a bad habit (?) of planning WAY in advance, but need some advice. My son and I (two bikes) will be riding from Orlando to Greenville, SC on May 10 2013. We have several...
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    In the insurance and risk management business we...

    In the insurance and risk management business we have a saying: "there is no law against stupid." The claims adjuster won't even ask. Otherwise no one would run ape hangers and there would be no...
  24. Thread: New r1200r

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    Great! AND... it's RED! :thumb (that's my son's...

    Great! AND... it's RED! :thumb
    (that's my son's suzuki in front...)
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    This has been going on since the invention of the...

    This has been going on since the invention of the motorcycle. Unfortunately, no one keeps statistics on car tire failures when mounted on motorcycles. Obviously it works for some folks and they are...
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