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    If you have the BMW engine protection bars on it...

    If you have the BMW engine protection bars on it and do a parking lot/stationary drop, it'll very likely tip over the pivot point on the bars and rest on it's side. From that position, it doesn't...
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    I'm from Annapolis MD so take this for what it's...

    I'm from Annapolis MD so take this for what it's worth - when we went through there last fall on the bikes we stopped at Buffalo WY and just east of the expressway on 16 was a nice campground that...
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    I've been tent camping all over the USA over the...

    I've been tent camping all over the USA over the last couple of years and never once worried about where I was going to be camping until about a couple of hours before I wanted to stop. If you have...
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    Basecamp is the choice for many of us. It's free...

    Basecamp is the choice for many of us. It's free from Garmin and integrates well with their map and software updates. If you like the way google maps works all point and clicky you're going to hate...
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    This is why I use one of the original iPod Nanos...

    This is why I use one of the original iPod Nanos in my RH pocket on the adapter. There's no heat sensitivity in that device - at least that's manifested itself for me.

    I've been riding my K1600GT...
  6. Does Wilbers or Ohlins make a shock that will...

    Does Wilbers or Ohlins make a shock that will mate up to the DDC ESA on these bikes? If so, that would be my preferred option of availing myself of BMW's goodwill program.

    I just don't get it...
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    You're saying this is it for BMW, NA, and the...

    You're saying this is it for BMW, NA, and the dealer but you haven't given any of those an opportunity to make this right for you. If you're talking to your service writer, service manager, or...
  8. Jeebus, BMW Motorrad has had a terrible time over...

    Jeebus, BMW Motorrad has had a terrible time over the past several years with parts made by vendors not being of sound design or construction. WTF is going on there? Water pumps, switch clusters,...
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    The only vibration I feel in my S1000RR is in the...

    The only vibration I feel in my S1000RR is in the pegs. I do have a set of OBBs installed on the grips and a set of Throttlemeisters but there's really no vibration in the bars to speak of. My feet...
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    I put a ride report on here for this ride just...

    I put a ride report on here for this ride just concluded:

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?72947-RR-RR-No-chiropractor-needed&highlight=

    As it turns out, I can still take a track bike...
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    RR RR - No chiropractor needed

    RR Ride Report - a 2 day tour of West Virginia.

    About a month ago, when my local band of hooligans planned a two-day romp through the heart of West Virginia, I was pretty well set on taking my...
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    1st "tour" on the RR starting tomorrow

    I'm heading out in the morning on my first multi-day ride on the RR. We're headed out from Annapolis out into the heart of West Virginia and looking at a couple of 350 mile days if all goes...
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    So many bikes and so little time! I had to have...

    So many bikes and so little time! I had to have two - one for the big epic rides (K1600GT) you don't seem to be interested in; and one for the fun rides (S1000RR) where I let my inner hooligan out...
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    radrider, if only a fraction of all the good...

    radrider, if only a fraction of all the good stuff I've heard about that bike are true you're going to love it. Since I took delivery of my RR, I've put 3x the miles on it that I've put on my...
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    Are you nuts? Aren't we all? I've been on...

    Are you nuts? Aren't we all?

    I've been on my K1600GT now for over 2 years and 18,000 miles. I get out in the hillbilly twisties of West Virginia and have taken it from Annapolis to Glacier on...
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    Some buddies that live there have told me that...

    Some buddies that live there have told me that the Cherohala is pretty beat up with frost heaves and potholes. It was a rough winter there and it's been a while since any paving has been done.
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    AMEN! However, holding some posts up to this...

    AMEN! However, holding some posts up to this light is good for putting them into perspective.

    Having grown up around Japanese bikes, I'm a late comer to this BMW Motorrad culture and see way more...
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    There's another thread in this forum here: ...

    There's another thread in this forum here:

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?71511-Demographics

    that asks the question of what can be done to attract a younger demographic to MOA. Not...
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    But the statement "Go ahead if it makes you...

    But the statement "Go ahead if it makes you happy" and the attitude that I'm going to ridicule you if you do just doesn't possess intellectual integrity. There will always be people with us that...
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    For those of us lucky enough to have access to...

    For those of us lucky enough to have access to the kind of fine motorcycling roads of places like West Virginia, the motto is slow in the straights, fast in the corners.
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    How did loud pipes get brought in to this...

    How did loud pipes get brought in to this discussion about too much horsepower? I have the stock exhaust on my GT and RR and see no reason to wake up everyone in the hotel when I depart in the...
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    My fit all of Allstate's model requirements for...

    My fit all of Allstate's model requirements for best rates and my K1600GT is about $250/year and the RR is about $700/year - but it's more than a $100 less with a location device on it. I just got a...
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    I'm a life long motorcyclist who at 55 years old...

    I'm a life long motorcyclist who at 55 years old decided it was time to see if I still had it in me to do some 300 - 400 miles days on the RR. Back in my 20's my idea of touring was to throw a tank...
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    Just because I own the most powerful publicly...

    Just because I own the most powerful publicly available motorcycle available today doesn't mean that I ride it at warp speed everywhere I go. I think you'd find that many of us RR or KS BMW owners...
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    Isn't it nice to have choices? Everyone gets a...

    Isn't it nice to have choices? Everyone gets a selection of bikes that fit their needs and wants and dare I say, passions! For those of you, including the OP, who cast vitriol on owners of high...
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