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    Thanks for the replies, I'll start with...

    Thanks for the replies, I'll start with disconnecting the cable and see where that leads me.
    Tony
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    Squeaking Throttle Bodies

    2002 R1150R.
    Hi, all.
    When I open the throttle, with the engine off, there is a definite squeak coming from the area of the butterfly valve pivots. Mostly on the right side, but also from the...
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    My left knee

    Is also giving me problems because of arthritis, to the point where I don't trust it to support us two-up on a trip of any length. So we're driving to the rally:cry
    I control the pain while riding...
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    Apology accepted, JConway, it's all in the spirit...

    Apology accepted, JConway, it's all in the spirit of experience sharing.
    I haven't had to replace suspension units on a bike before. My Concours had an air-shock that was refillable for the damping...
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    Thanks Pffog, that gives me something to chew on....

    Thanks Pffog, that gives me something to chew on. It would seem that people on street bikes like me like 'em, but they don't live up off road.
    As for some of the other replies, I don't think of the...
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    Thanks for all the responses.

    Much appreciated, but to get back to my original question, has anyone experience with the Progressive Suspension units?
    Thanks
    Tony
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    Accelerated Technologies is who I have in mind...

    Accelerated Technologies is who I have in mind for rebuilding. They gave us a presentation at the Return to Trenton Rally this year and I was impressed with their spiel.
    Still want to consider all...
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    Progressive Suspension shocks for Oilheads

    Hi, all.
    My '02 R1150R needs new shocks after only 82,000 km.
    I'm looking at options varying from having the stockers rebuilt to new aftermarket units. Ohlins are off the table, but I might just...
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    Hi, Mike, Give it your whole mind and buy him...

    Hi, Mike,
    Give it your whole mind and buy him the AF-XiED, then he can give it to me when he sells the bike. :)
    Got to get over there and take a look. I've found with my 1150R that careful tuning...
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    I was being sarcastic and grumpy at the same...

    I was being sarcastic and grumpy at the same time.
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    I don't KNOW anything for sure, but I understand...

    I don't KNOW anything for sure, but I understand that the hard outer surface of the helmet helps to prevent intrusion by things you hit on the way by, while the expanded foam liner allows your skull...
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    Thank you, gentlemen,

    that's exactly the kind of advice I was hoping for.
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    R1150R auxilliary lights

    Hi, all.
    I've ordered a couple of LED auxiliary lights off Ebay, to add a little conspicuity to the '02 'R. The lights draw about 9w each.
    I would like to have them switched on and off through the...
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    Thanks, Tommcgee

    but I sold the 'Strom and bought an R1150R, which is a very satisfying machine.
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    Can't speak to the Tenere, but I enjoyed my big...

    Can't speak to the Tenere, but I enjoyed my big 'Strom, with the following reservations.
    The fuelling is not perfect, with a distinct stumble about 3500 rpm. Suzuki Canada supplied a revised ECU...
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    Ah, but is his Paradise just down the road from...

    Ah, but is his Paradise just down the road from Intercourse? :whistle
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    A bargain

    Look, Honey, it's only $48,000 in Canadian funds!
    Think of the money we'd be saving!
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    Castrol Grand Prix

    Is Castrol Grand Prix motorcycle oil not available in the US?
    It's an SG rated, dino-derived oil that's a lot less money than synthetics and pretty common here at Canadian Tire and Walmart. I've...
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    Thanks for the heads up. I hadn't thought of...

    Thanks for the heads up. I hadn't thought of that.
    I guess the butterfly shaft isn't lubed at all, just depends on the qualities of the two metals, shaft and body, to keep from seizing?
    Cheers,...
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    Out Damned Squeak

    '02 R1150R. 75,000 km.
    We seem to have developed a squeak in the left throttle body when the engine is cold. Turn the throttle and there's a squeak as the butterfly closes. Doesn't do it when the...
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    What is the horsepower per litre of displacement...

    What is the horsepower per litre of displacement of a Smart car? What is it for the bike? If you generate more hp per litre, you are bound to burn more gas as there is a finite amount of energy in...
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    Very nice, but I guess where he rides braking...

    Very nice, but I guess where he rides braking isn't an issue.
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    Hey, Jay!

    Still wear my Flood City Concours Rally T-shirts.
    Sounds like a tempting offer you have here, I may just point the R this way and join you.
    Cheers,
    Tony
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    Complex question

    Many factors influence resale value both in the short and long terms.
    Right now, the economy is soft (euphemism for "in the crapper") for many, so demand is lower. That's a short term influence...
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    Which just reinforces my belief that the BMW...

    Which just reinforces my belief that the BMW corporate motto is: "Do it right, but make it awkward."
    Cheers,
    Tony
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