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  1. Thanks for the tips. Think we will keep the...

    Thanks for the tips. Think we will keep the tunnel in our plans.

    Dick
  2. Advise about Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel in Whittier, AK

    I am planning my ride next summer to Alaska and considering a route that would require riding through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel in Whittier, Alaska. My experience with tunnels is that they...
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    Well the feel is much improved after about 190...

    Well the feel is much improved after about 190 miles. Breaking response is as good and I don't notice any difference before or after the pads. But I still think the end of the lever pull is too...
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    I am off for a 200-mile ride today and hopefully...

    I am off for a 200-mile ride today and hopefully that will seat the new pads. I am already beginning to get improvement in the feel of the lever after just 20 miles but it isn't back to "normal"...
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    Soft Brake Lever 2007 R1200GS

    I just replaced the front brake pads on my 2007 R1200GS at 70,000 miles. After pumping the brake lever to set the new pads against the rotors it seems that the lever is softer than before and I can...
  6. Help find my brother in Northern California

    My brother vanished from his home town of Quincy (Meadow Valley) California on May 1st. Here is a link to the local news coverage on his mysterious disapearance. ...
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    Good info! I never drink and ride but I will...

    Good info! I never drink and ride but I will sure make sure the rest of our group knows the law in BC. Speed law seems reasonable. I think here the officer might consider that kind of excess speed...
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    Vehicle confiscation limit??? I sure would hate...

    Vehicle confiscation limit??? I sure would hate to have to take a bus home because my bike got confiscated by the Mounties! Here in the U.S. if you get caught really speeding like 15 mph over the...
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    I know we will have a great trip. You guys have...

    I know we will have a great trip. You guys have been a tremendous help. And Ed your right....there will always be the next trip.

    Dick
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    Ed, do you think that taking 5A to Princeton,...

    Ed, do you think that taking 5A to Princeton, then 3A and 97 back north though Kelowna to catch 33 would be worth the extra time?

    Dick
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    Thanks again for all your suggestions. Planning...

    Thanks again for all your suggestions. Planning is half the fun of the ride. My riding buddy is anxious to book rooms for each night of our ride, so we have selected destinations for each of 4...
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    Thanks everyone. I will spend my evening looking...

    Thanks everyone. I will spend my evening looking at your suggestions. I appreciate your input. I am sure after I have digested your suggestions I will probably have more questions.

    Thanks...
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    Help with planning Canada Ride

    Hello everyone.....

    My summer riding buddies are planning this year's ride to British Columbia and Alberta in late July. None of us has ever ridden in Canada. We have a route planned for 3-days...
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    I just picked up my spare key from the dealer...

    I just picked up my spare key from the dealer Wednesday. Cost was $63 including California sales tax. Took 3 days for the key to arrive.
  15. Help planning ride Portland Oregon to British Columbia

    We are beginning to plan a ride this summer from Portland, Oregon to British Columbia. Our group of 10 riders has decided that our ride this summer should be to Canada. None of us have ridden there...
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    I had similar problem with my GS. Pain in the...

    I had similar problem with my GS. Pain in the butt and knees. I replaced stock saddle with a Russell saddle. Solved the butt burn and was pleasantly surprised that the knee issues went away too.
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    Thanks! I live in the Other California, the one...

    Thanks! I live in the Other California, the one you don't see on TV. Believe it or not, I'm all of 15 miles outside of San Francisco.

    Lucas Valley Road...one of my favorite rides in the Bay Area. ...
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    Great story. I enjoyed coming along with you on...

    Great story. I enjoyed coming along with you on your ride. Beautiful country! I ride in central and eastern Oregon just about every year and find it beautiful and full of new surpises each time. ...
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    I had a Russell saddle installed on my GS a...

    I had a Russell saddle installed on my GS a couple of years ago. The best thing I have ever added to a motorcycle. I now really can ride all day in comfort. Before I got the Russell saddle riding...
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    "So- those of you that are happy with your...

    "So- those of you that are happy with your Russells, where do the wings reside under your legs/hips/butt? Mine rest upon my outer thigh/ hips just beyond the buttocks. "

    I noticed the same problem...
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    I sure can't find fault with any of those...

    I sure can't find fault with any of those roads:thumb. Others that I enjoy are 49 particularly from Nevada City to 89, all of 89, the Sierra passes, 25 out of Hollister.

    If you are ever looking...
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    Welcome from another Bay Area rider. I love to...

    Welcome from another Bay Area rider. I love to ride the wheels off of my GS too. Great motorcycle. What are some of your favorite rides in Northern California?
  23. I stayed at the Union Hotel in Union the end of...

    I stayed at the Union Hotel in Union the end of July. Hotel somewhat rustic...ready for restoration....but was comfortable. Nice restaurant within walking distance. With tax charge for the room...
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    Welcome

    You really do live in God's country. I ride to Fort Bragg and surrounding area at least 3 or 4 times a year. Hwy 128, Hwy1, Branscomb Road, Avenue of the Giants, Mattole Road are some of my...
  25. Thread: Hello All!

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    Welcome. I enjoyed the pictures of your bike. ...

    Welcome. I enjoyed the pictures of your bike. Aren't motorcycles the greatest machines ever.
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