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    Is there an echo on here? :D I like the Kaoko...

    Is there an echo on here? :D

    I like the Kaoko Throttle lock; works similar to the Throttlemeister but costs less and is easier to operate because it has little index tabs or teeth around the...
  2. Thread: Tires for RT

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    sorry, but I'm sticking with the Z-6's any...

    sorry, but I'm sticking with the Z-6's

    any tire that comes in WHITEWALL :brow aint going on my bike (even if it also comes in black wall) :p

    besides, I have about 7k on my Z6 on the rear and...
  3. Thread: R1150GS / wind

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    hmmm, I guess it's all realative - to me the 1150...

    hmmm, I guess it's all realative - to me the 1150 GS seems like an imoveable rock on the highway

    try riding across the plains of southwest Utah on a DRZ 400 or across the Dalles Bridge going over...
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    I dunno; I think I'd rather spend a little more...

    I dunno; I think I'd rather spend a little more effort changing the wheel then give up 50% of one of my saddle bags; it's not like your removing the wheel that often

    I change tires on dirt bikes...
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    oops; hehe, I guess I was too late; but this is...

    oops; hehe, I guess I was too late; but this is the Oilhead forum after all :deal

    but good choice anyhow
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    not to confuse things; but I am also in the midst...

    not to confuse things; but I am also in the midst of deciding on a new touring bike; my choices are between the GT and the RT (selling the GS probably)

    I love the power of the four banger; but (no...
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    pssssst!, haven't you guys heard? ...

    pssssst!, haven't you guys heard?

    http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/
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    I think the ride to work thing should be...

    I think the ride to work thing should be expanded; one day a year just doesn't seem to be too influential - I work in a 700 person office building and my bike is the sole two-wheeler in the parking...
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    I don't think tires are the issue here fellas;...

    I don't think tires are the issue here fellas; I've ridden off road with people riding Goldwings even once with a couple riding two up on an K1200 LT and I know of two guys who rode the very sandy...
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    I've already got three different versions of the...

    I've already got three different versions of the series; you guys will love it so good luck to the winner

    but really, I gotta say wow; what a cool shot that is - KTM's in Costa Rica; prolly don't...
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    I'm fairly new to the BMW world; but I've not...

    I'm fairly new to the BMW world; but I've not heard of a factory installed feature for this. The KTM 950 does have this feature (and I think late model 640 Adventures) - if I recall, you disconnect...
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    there's an 06 Ulysses on Advrider for sale; with...

    there's an 06 Ulysses on Advrider for sale; with 65 miles on it
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    I would agree; 5000 miles for a modern belted...

    I would agree; 5000 miles for a modern belted radial would be troublesome; but like Bubba, I would look at things like ensuring adequate air-pressure, load weight, and how aggressively you ride. I'm...
  14. Microsoft Sharepoint Services is a pretty decent...

    Microsoft Sharepoint Services is a pretty decent document and information portal; not quite the same thing as Wiki and no where near as collborative; but MS has made it free now so it might be worth...
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    when they tell me that loud pipes save lives, I...

    when they tell me that loud pipes save lives, I always tell them "a real helmet and proper riding gear save more"
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    many (most?) states require mufflers - removing...

    many (most?) states require mufflers - removing yours or even modifying it in some states (removing baffles etc.) could get you ticket and a fine; as well as tick off the neighbors

    you can find...
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    If you don't have out of the weather parking...

    If you don't have out of the weather parking where you work, get yourself a half cover; they work great in that it makes the ride home a little more pleasent in that you can at least start off the...
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    Hey SF; along with the drips, there's another...

    Hey SF; along with the drips, there's another list I am on you might be interested in; Puget Sound Big Trailies

    In fact, we're getting together this coming Saturday for breakfast at the Sunbreak...
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    BMW 2005 revenue report (now the Buell thread)

    I love the fact that Buell came out with this bike; the competition to BMW and the other manufacturers can only benefit us all. I read somewhere (OTL I think) where MCN actually preferred the...
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    Not really. I've owned two Tigers; and a KTM 950;...

    Not really. I've owned two Tigers; and a KTM 950; and about a half dozen mid-size thumper dual sports (and various other dirt and street bikes) The Tigers were OK, but Triumph is definately moving...
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    Hi Ken; nice bike; hurry up with some photos; if...

    Hi Ken; nice bike; hurry up with some photos; if there was one BMW street bike that would make me give up my GS it would be that one; I love the new RT (the older ones were nice too; but not as much...
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    I know someone who did it; well, he went the...

    I know someone who did it; well, he went the opposite direction. Prudhoe Bay to Ushaia; then Ushaia back home to Wisconsin. If I recall, he did it on an R80 that had about 60k miles on it when he...
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    It's not totally unreasonable to hope for; look...

    It's not totally unreasonable to hope for; look at what Ducati did with the popular Multistrada; they came out with a smaller, less filling version with the Multistrada 620 and it's not like they are...
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    Two Wheel Tuesday rarely has chopper content -...

    Two Wheel Tuesday rarely has chopper content - although they do profile crusiser bikes once in a while. It's mostly sportbikes and dirt bikes (both sporting and racing) and they seem pretty well...
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    BMW 2005 revenue report

    I saw the link on the MOA home page about the profits BMW had last year. The interesting thing is that car sales increased by a fairly moderate 7.8% but motorcycles increased by 18.9% which is a huge...
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