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    Plus one on the test ride recommendations, also...

    Plus one on the test ride recommendations, also Bob's point on the K if you are of the 5'8" variety and prefer flat footing. I'm not much taller, and even at the low seat setting my RT has me on my...
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    We have had subfreezing temps and buried with...

    We have had subfreezing temps and buried with snow for weeks. The weekend before snows hit I rode the RT on a sunny 24 degree day to Dad's farm about 75 miles away. There it sits today in his...
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    Chris

    Chris
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    Rainbow

    Rainbow in between showers near the Platte River in Nebraska
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    Omaha visit

    We sampled some interesting eats in west Omaha. The Upstream Brewery features beautiful original artwork on their walls, distinctive microbrews and unique appetizers like portebello fries. And...
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    Omaha - Follow the Son

    Last week's ride had been planned for months but we did not anticipate the impact that nature would have on us or our route from Ohio to Nebraska.

    My boy's summer ball team was flying out to...
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    Whether the weather

    We carry an Eton FR-400 water resistant multi-purpose radio when travelling. It doubles up as entertainment in the tent (or during trip delays) with good sound quality, crank power and a light...
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    Badger Traveler 2

    Jim, I will be a first timer on the Badger as well in a couple weeks. Good to see somebody else is checking it out too. We are doing a two up tour out to Omaha and back to Ohio through Wisconson...
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    Nebraska-Iowa

    Thanks M, for the tips. About 2 weeks to departure. Have a great riding season.

    Chris
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    Sticky: I had all those others too, still have a couple....

    I had all those others too, still have a couple.
    There is no other like a BMW.

    Beautiful machine. Enjoy!

    Chris
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    Sticky: Fun to ride 2004 R1150RT Taking a break during a...

    Fun to ride 2004 R1150RT
    Taking a break during a January spin along Rts 33 & 42 in Ohio.

    Chris
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    Sticky: Love the RT

    Hi All,
    My name is Chris and I live in central Ohio. Here is my first BMW a 2004 R1150RT. I bought it intending to do more motorcycling and it has been working wonders.

    Years ago I took some...
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    Christmas Dog Rescued

    Thanks Kevin and Rinty. Simon has an appt upcoming with MedVet and we have contacted the local County animal shelters. The area in which he was found is remote and neighbors think he may have been...
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    The '04 RT has linked ABS servo assist brakes. ...

    The '04 RT has linked ABS servo assist brakes. Pressure on either the front or rear brake applies both brakes as needed. This feature cannot be disabled on the RT.

    I looked at both models when...
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    Poll: +1 BradDoggy. Variety is the spice of life. ...

    +1 BradDoggy. Variety is the spice of life.

    If you are remote and away from capitalist society, a spoon of instant in campfire boiled water can be heaven.

    Chris
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    Here is "Simon". New name, new dog to us. ...

    Here is "Simon". New name, new dog to us. Rescued on Christmas day from the woods. Should he stay or should he go?
    Chris
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    Chewman, beautiful Dog, what breed? We rescued...

    Chewman, beautiful Dog, what breed?

    We rescued a wounded black lab mix that was wandering in the woods on Christmas day.

    Don't have a rightsized pic yet but the dog has come a long way in four...
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    We will be fortunate to see 40 degrees here in...

    We will be fortunate to see 40 degrees here in Ohio for New Years Day. But a ride will be a great way nonetheless to get a break from non-stop bowl games.

    I read a recent contribution in ON about...
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    OK OK, it was long as you warned, but well said....

    OK OK, it was long as you warned, but well said.

    Here's hoping that local clubs, as I suspect most do, make welcoming drop-ins/outsiders/newbies/other brands, you choose the term, a top priority....
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    Joined at the head

    I like the ride reports in ON...of the people and by the people. Everybody relates a riding experience with their own style. It's great to "go" along on their ride while relaxing in your easy...
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    What if anything is nice about speed bumps? ...

    What if anything is nice about speed bumps? Since you can't do much to prevent them, they give the rider a chance for a nice graceful swing toward the curb to hit the tapered end of the bump, then...
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    +1 Dave. Having ridden a variety of them as most...

    +1 Dave. Having ridden a variety of them as most have, you sense becoming one with the machine, or not. Yeah I've ridden on bikes and that was just what it was, like a casual relationship that you...
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    Sticky: Trial Post

    First time for everything.
    If you can see this it should be fitting for the season.
    I had to keep resizing it down to 250 x 187 to get this under the 156kb.
    Here goes..
    Any comments welcome
    ...
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    Over the River & Through the Woods

    We are in the middle of the Frozen bird thaw. One day in the fridge for each 5 lbs, hmmm, we're half way there with our 20 lb Tom. We will head out of the City, down into the hills and share a...
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    Thanks D, research to do over the cold winter..

    Thanks D, research to do over the cold winter..
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