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    Having ridden all over on a GS.... Personal...

    Having ridden all over on a GS.... Personal advice would be to keep wearing your 'stich and upgrade your boots to a dual-sport pair that you can fit under your Aerostich leg zippers.

    Ride Far,...
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    Sticky: Poll: Knock on Wood

    2008 GS
    72,000 and the original is still working.
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    Hi JKERSH1, I'll take your question up to...

    Hi JKERSH1,
    I'll take your question up to the board since the form with that signature block was created many years ago.
    My initial thought is that it's to keep lines of communication and...
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    BMWMOA Mileage vs. BMWNA Mileage Awards

    Hi All,
    The BMWNA program is now resident here: http://www.missionawards.com/

    You can download their form to fill in and process.
    If you have difficulty, I have a downloaded a .pdf...
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    Curious about my former K75s

    Hi All,
    Really neat to find this thread that brings back memories of mine.

    Anyone seen # 150085?
    When I (foolishly) traded it in at Foothills of Denver, it had an R100 RS fairing and was...
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    Welcome SLD

    Don't let them give you toooo much grief about how clean she is... I see from the last pic that your Bluebird already swallowed a butterfly. :)
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    Rosanne Cash

    The List

    1. ÔÇ£Miss the Mississippi and YouÔÇØ
    2. ÔÇ£Motherless ChildrenÔÇØ
    3. ÔÇ£Sea of HeartbreakÔÇØ (w/ Bruce Springsteen)
    4. ÔÇ£Take These Chains From My HeartÔÇØ...
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    Shelf Rd Colorado

    Hi Cooney,
    This is one of my favorite get-aways from Colorado Springs.
    I've done many-a-lap here and more than once 2-up. Here's a ride report from 2009 I took on my 1200.
    ...
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    Caterpillar O-ring

    I like this one for my GS - works great & can be disengaged with a flick of the throttle hand.

    part number: 8M4991

    Less than $3.
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    300K just on BMWs

    Not to mention the other 30+ bikes between 1967 and 1983 when I first sipped the German Kool-Aid.
    I expect I'm well past your threshold....

    Never follow the :drink with the ride, the other way...
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    Good Flicks

    +1 for Secondhand Lions.

    Another all time favorite: The Quiet Man. Best if you can see it in the original B&W.

    Atlas Shrugged ought to be a requirement, I can't wait for part 2!
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    No Honking needed

    With all the Mule Deer around my place, I spend my energy looking around for them. Even if you do honk, they don't seem to pay any attention.
    I ride a lot on FS & county roads and often come upon...
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    Poll: I wish BMW made a G/S boxer again!

    My 1200GS sees a lot of FS roads and gravel whenever the option exists. I've been known to be places I ought not take that big beast :nono .
    Mine came with BattleWings - those were just scary off...
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    G650GS Sert?úo

    Well, History seems to be repeating itself.

    This certainly seems to be my 2001 Dakar minus the 'possum scraper' rear wheel hugger.......




    ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
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    Usaf 1971 - 1992

    Spent a few days in the AF. I'd start it over again if I had the chance...

    21yrs + in Communications (Phone Geek) SMSgt
    1992 - 1990 Lowry AFB, CO
    1990 - 1989 Zweibrucken AB, Germany
    1989 -...
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    The Beast

    http://trav3ler.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mine/BadAttitude/478717384_aFYmh-M.jpg

    :)
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    Post Fill-Up problem

    Hi MartyH,
    I went thru this with my 08GS when it was a year old. Turns out my charcoal canister was full of water. Once the dealer emptied/replaced it, I've had nary a hiccup since in the...
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    MEMORIAL Day

    Thanks for the reminder, Lew!

    Eric_the_Bald
    Mother USN (RIP)
    Me USAF (Ret)
    Son USAF Active Duty
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    Happy Trails

    If you'll allow a guy to respond here...
    I have owned two F650s (Funduro & a Dakar) both with Jesse bags.
    For the 650 in particular, I found them too heavy empty to justify the big buck$.

    My...
  20. My Son & riding buddy

    From our 2009 trip to the great NorthWet..
    http://trav3ler.smugmug.com/Travel/June-09-Trip/P6020124/553324868_6SxtA-M.jpg
    ...
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    Std 1200GS

    Hi Kent,
    If you're dirt-serious, see if you can lay hands on a F650 Dakar. I rode one for 4 yrs and the thing was amazing off road.
    I'm one of the nut cases who takes adventure bikes where...
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    Ilium

    Hi Ton123,
    I got the Ilium and both my right boot heel and my shock have been clean & protected from rear wheel gunk.
    I did have to modify the part where the guard is designed to wrap around...
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    Amazing!

    A THANK YOU to those men & women.

    Thanks for sharing


    :usa
  24. Updating my maps... My Canada List:...

    Updating my maps...
    My Canada List: http://trav3ler.smugmug.com/History/States/VisitedProvincesMap/1140144107_q7UKm-O.jpg

    My Current Bike List (A work in progress):...
  25. Great Find

    Boy am I happy to stumble across this one!

    My All-time list:
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