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    In the great Pacific Northwet it is still...

    In the great Pacific Northwet it is still raining, however the temperature is in the mid 50s and the lushness of spring growth is amazing. Had a great ride up the Klickitat canyon and by Mt. Adams...
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    Thanks, you had me at cheap

    Thanks, you had me at cheap
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    84 R100 off road tires?

    I have a project this summer where I will be inspecting work along a powerline corridor in the Oregon coast range. I have a 1984 R100 standard which currently has an S fairing and bar end mirrors. ...
  4. Thread: murmurations....

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    In Portland in September we have a phenominom...

    In Portland in September we have a phenominom where thousands of Vaux swifts swarm a tall chimney at dusk. Over the course of about 45 minutes more and more gather, circling the chimney in ever...
  5. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    As cold as a brass toilet seat in an outhouse

    As cold as a brass toilet seat in an outhouse
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    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?71958-W...

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?71958-What-were-they-thinking

    Have fun with your project, but think long and hard before you rotate the engine 90 degrees.
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    What were they thinking? That is giving them too...

    What were they thinking? That is giving them too much credit.
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    On a bicycle I had to lay er down: I was clipping...

    On a bicycle I had to lay er down: I was clipping along a riverside trail on a wonderfull warm summer day. My ATGATT consisted of shoes, a helmet and lycra pants. A patched trench crossing the...
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    Rear Brake Pedal - 1982 R100RS

    I just replaced an loud but stylish Luftmiester 2 into 1 exhaust system with a quieter Keihan system. The Keihan looks great, the sound is much more civilized and the fit is generally excellent,...
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    Day ride

    Just south of Coos Bay past Myrtle Point, take the Powers road to Agness on the Rogue river, then back to Gold Beach and north on 101. I am pretty sure the Powers Agness road is paved, I am sure it...
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    Not to worry, it is pretty easy to over think...

    Not to worry, it is pretty easy to over think this crowd. Not that there arn't smart people here, but a prevailing mindset is "simple by design":thumb
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    Watching with interest

    Watching with interest
  13. Thread: 1976 r90 resto

    by Bob_M
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    Make sure the mechanicals are tight and right. ...

    Make sure the mechanicals are tight and right. Regarding your sense of aesthetics, you will get supporters and detractors, but you are the one looking at is outside a cafe window, or in the garage...
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    Welcome to the circus. See you on the road.

    Welcome to the circus. See you on the road.
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    I can't get a NOS R90S, but I am going to get a...

    I can't get a NOS R90S, but I am going to get a meatball sub. :eat

    Love the thread.
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    Several years ago I decided that cold was not...

    Several years ago I decided that cold was not going to stop me from going out on a ride. I had a 1996 R1100RT with the heated grips cranking, and the Widder electric vest toasty I ran up I-5, north...
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    There is a 2001 K1200RS that a neighbor has been...

    There is a 2001 K1200RS that a neighbor has been hoarding for years. It has 24,000 miles and was last registered in 2009. From appearances it looks perfect. He is thinking $5000 for the selling...
  18. It is pretty easy to encounter snow next to Mt....

    It is pretty easy to encounter snow next to Mt. Shasta as well. Been there, done that. It makes a cup of coffee in Weed very welcome. Also, there is high likelihood that there would be rain (at...
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    I will need the entire system. Headers,...

    I will need the entire system. Headers, crossovers, clamps and silencers. I want first quality stuff, and I am concerned about value, not necessarily cheapness. I know Epco and Staintune are very...
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    Aftermarket exhaust systems

    My 82 RS has a little too much bark with the Luftmiester 2 into 1. I am looking at a new system. The Epco product is considerably less expensive than the Staintune. Does anyone know why? I...
  21. Thread: Route Request

    by Bob_M
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    the storm anticipated to occur this weekend is...

    the storm anticipated to occur this weekend is expected to be "breezy". In the gorge that can make for an interesting ride. It can catch you unawares coming around a ridge, heeled over and push you...
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    That is correct that less housing results in less...

    That is correct that less housing results in less friction, but gaps in cable run allow moisture into housing which can result in moisture/sludge build up that will result in balky shifting and gummy...
  23. Thread: 1996 k11rs?

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    1996 k11rs?

    As a long time airhead owner I know nothing about the flying bricks other that they have a stellar reputation for reliability. I plan to have a summer fling with one next year and then see where...
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    So there are little specs of light in the night...

    So there are little specs of light in the night sky? And some of them move? Here in Portland such things are unknown unless one stands under a street light in the rain.
  25. [QUOTE=jimmylee;902612] Is this a poll? ...

    Is this a poll? Snowbum provides excellent advice which I have been wise to follow.
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