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  1. Thread: 2015 Models

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    I had a "72" Lincoln MK-IV..wallered around like...

    I had a "72" Lincoln MK-IV..wallered around like a hippo in heat...[stock] A friend was working in a {racing suspension} shop. Took it up there on a Sat...we measured & weighed on [wheel...
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    Sticky: While I want to agree...I had a few...

    While I want to agree...I had a few Airheads...luv'd them all.Particularly my CS....I do like the slightly wider, tubeless tires, electronic ignition, improved charging, system...of the...
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    All those offerings mentioned are so new....it...

    All those offerings mentioned are so new....it will be interesting to see just how well they sell. Frankly I think the electric has the most potential, as it appeals to the new millennial age group,...
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    "HD sells more bikes than BMW, so they must be...

    "HD sells more bikes than BMW, so they must be doing something right."

    Perhaps it is that they just appeal to a larger crowd ....in this country. And [if] they are dong something right?..it is...
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    I think perhaps the "bigger is better" mentality...

    I think perhaps the "bigger is better" mentality in terms of motorcycles, could be the fact that we , here in the US travel so much by Interstate ?? And lets face it in that type of use, the larger...
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    "Where is the old fashion German...

    "Where is the old fashion German Engineering...function over "style"?"



    ...the masses do not buy function...."style" OTOH sells big time.

    Which is I believe why we see the changes we do...
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    +1 For sure !!

    +1 For sure !!
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    I was told once by an industry insider ? That...

    I was told once by an industry insider ? That most motorcycles designed & intended for import to the US...were designed around a male, 5'10,175 lbs....Not sure if it is still so....frankly not sure...
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    R1150R Saddlebags / panniers

    Has anyone ever mounted a set of NON-BMW bags on a roadster ? [2004] If so, what style / brand / size...any photos?
  10. Has been said already...but..great pictures, and...

    Has been said already...but..great pictures, and a damn fine narrative ....thank you for sharing.:thumb
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    Does anyone happen to know

    If the foot peg angle of a R1200 RT is the same as the angle on an R1150R ?...I have a chance to buy a set of boards @ an attractive price...but not sure on the angle / fit. And there are [AFAIK]...
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    While I am older 65, I do find myself shunning...

    While I am older 65, I do find myself shunning new tech sometime...and when i do, I know I'm wrong....we should IMO never try to stop progress. Were the good old days better ?...in terms of...
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    you're likely exactly right...I just thought...

    you're likely exactly right...I just thought maybe others may have experienced similar , and might an idea that works for me as well. I look at it as....doesn't hurt to ask...and never too old to...
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    Been there done that doing that !

    Been there done that doing that !
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    I kinda like it..in a way it looks close to the...

    I kinda like it..in a way it looks close to the R90-T. I'm bettin' it's a tad pricey ? Doubt it will ever come to the US in numbers.
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    :whistle didn't mean to start an 'oil-type'...

    :whistle didn't mean to start an 'oil-type' thread...it really is a serious question. I used to agree with the [slightly forward lean] idea , as i have owned "S" 's and such. But that position now...
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    In your collective opinion

    What is the most "neutral" riding position BMW made ? Current & past.

    I have a R1150R that I have tried to fit too me in every way possible...seat,pegs,bars....and it still just kills my...
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    Not sure what you mean by 'hardware' since you...

    Not sure what you mean by 'hardware' since you said you have the frame [mount]. That is the main mount hardware.
    It attaches to the front of the motorcycle frame 'down tubes' ...by what ever means...
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    Have ridden most of it west-east...to St,Ignace...

    Have ridden most of it west-east...to St,Ignace ,MI...can't add much as I agree with all the positives...

    But since you mention June...ya might consider calling / checking on the 50's...
  20. Thread: R1150r

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    well...I'm afraid that's just not so. When I got...

    well...I'm afraid that's just not so. When I got mine [second hand] it surged badly.

    TPS adjust & throttle body sync...cured it.
  21. Thread: R1150r

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    Not sure what FI problems you are speaking of ...

    Not sure what FI problems you are speaking of :dunno If it is surge / throttle response? That can be cured with TB synchronization & TPS adjustment. Mine is a 2004 w/38000 Mi and has displayed no...
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    Very nice...thanks for sharing. We have...

    Very nice...thanks for sharing.

    We have something similar locally. An Ex gas station / now coffee & pastry shop. Large parking lot & the motorcycles gather on Sun, hot-rods & exotic cars on Sat....
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    Sticky: I've never had any success post them???

    I've never had any success post them???
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    Sticky: Mine [is] dark ferro, and I painted the inside...

    Mine [is] dark ferro, and I painted the inside lower portion of my 'touring' shield...it does look nice {IMO} :thumb [if we're allowed to brag on our own] :brow It gives it sort of a fairing/shield...
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    Sticky: Very nice,very nice for sure..the perfect...

    Very nice,very nice for sure..the perfect motorcycle for a weekend back-road trip:thumb

    forgot to mention...i really like the shot overall...
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