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  1. Just about ready to finalize the SRR program. We...

    Just about ready to finalize the SRR program.
    We have speakers for tech seminars and touring reports as well as a bunch of guided rides of both GS and sport-touring variety. Food available on site...
  2. 38th Annual Square Route Rally - Maryland June 1-3, 2012

    June 1 ÔÇô 3 2012 // MD
    38th Annual Square Route Rally

    BMW Bikers of Metropolitan Washington #40

    Join BMW Bikers of Metropolitan Washington at Camp WestMar located 7 miles west of US 15...
  3. Can it tour? Well, Werner Wachter, owner of...

    Can it tour? Well, Werner Wachter, owner of Edelweiss Mototours used an F650GS twin during his recent Round the World tour. He could have chosen any BMW, so there must have been some compelling...
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    Count yourself lucky to have a count-down...

    Count yourself lucky to have a count-down indicator. My F8R has a count-up indicator. That is when the tank reaches "reserve" the OBC indicates mileage since reaching reserve. I've heard that all the...
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    Let the service writer know what's happening when...

    Let the service writer know what's happening when you take it in for the 600 mile service. Apparently, a number of BMW models have "inaccurate" low fuel indicators. I have heard that this can be...
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    You might consider one of the classes teaching...

    You might consider one of the classes teaching body positioning, throttle control, cornering line, etc. prior to your first track day. The advantage is gaining a solid understanding of these skills...
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    I have powered my Gerbing jacket thru either the...

    I have powered my Gerbing jacket thru either the Gerbing fused pigtail direct to the battery or thru the cockpit recepticle on my 07 RT. Either works just fine, but I find the pigtail to be more...
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    An issue to be aware of in lowering saddle height...

    An issue to be aware of in lowering saddle height is a correlated reduction in cornering clearance. This may (or may not) factor into your riding style and riding environment. FWIW, I'm 5'11" with...
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    Have you considered a trailer? I don't know if...

    Have you considered a trailer? I don't know if the Uni-go is still sold, but it looked pretty slick.
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    The hexhead RT is also sold in a modified form as...

    The hexhead RT is also sold in a modified form as an R12RTP for use by law enforcement, etc. If memory serves the RTP has a fan-assist on the oil cooler. I would think that you might be able to find...
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    I had an early release 12GS and wanted to sell it...

    I had an early release 12GS and wanted to sell it before the warranty ran out (no reliability issues just makes for an easier private sale). I was considering a 12GSA, a 12GT, another 12GS, or a...
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    Split the difference and look at an R12RT. ...

    Split the difference and look at an R12RT. Before you dismiss the RT out of hand, take an extended demo ride and test your limits. Better cornering and likely better braking than the GSA (knobbies)....
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