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    Touratech crash bars 2010 RT

    Anyone with the above crash bars know if valve service requires removal. Coming up on my first service interval and wondering if they have to come off. Touratech site really does not say.
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    BMW R1200RT Katy Texas

    Just throwing this out there from Edmonton Alberta Canada. A colleague of mine is looking to purchase a 2011 R1200RT from a fellow in Katy Texas. Offered on Cycle Trader. They have been conversing...
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    Insurance Oddity

    Thats because guys on "scooters" are bad-ass. High risk life style be my guess.
  4. Great ride reports. You both are so lucky to live...

    Great ride reports. You both are so lucky to live where you do. Here it might be another 5 months if we are lucky. Keep up with posting your rides. Helps me get thru the down time here. :bottle
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    Tank bag zipper repair Edmonton Alberta

    Wondering if anyone in the Edmonton Alberta area has a recommendation for a zipper repair/replacement for a Touratech tank bag. Called a few places with no luck.
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    Heys thanks all...not wanting to start a BMW...

    Heys thanks all...not wanting to start a BMW bash...just had the bike out...sure is different than the old k bike..think its gonna have to grow on me...Looking forward to many miles..er kilometers on...
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    F.D...Fuel strip..Left hand switches..Bartender 2...

    F.D...Fuel strip..Left hand switches..Bartender 2 more please :drink
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    2010 rt fuel strip

    It was born may 2010. I thought all of those changes with venting and fuel strip were in 2011....Bike showed up here while I was snow shovelling so have not had much time to play with it. Be nice if...
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    2010 rt fuel strip

    So I picked up a 2010 rt to replace the rock solid dependable k75 rt. Newer R1200 to me meant less chance of final drive issues as I hear that being a concern. Now the fuel strip issue seems to have...
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    Ted thank you so much....not sure what you drink...

    Ted thank you so much....not sure what you drink but i,m going to pour you a rum and coke right now...:bottle
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    1995 k75 rt coolant sensor

    I managed to break off what appears to be a brass coolant sensor near the left side of the water pump cover. It is the smaller of the 2 sensors. Is it for the fairing mounted temperature guage ?. My...
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    95 k75rt new windshield

    Have quite a large scratch on my winglet screen...looking at a replacement...anyone have the BMW euro screen (raked) on their bike..like the looks but do they have the same protection...Cheers.
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    Battery Question

    Wondering if it is wise to leave a gel battery in over the winter on a battery tender or remove the battery and put in the house. Bike would be stored in an insulated garage which is not heated....
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    New Shock Thoughts

    Looking to upgrade from original. Anyone have any suggestions.
    Priced the Ikon out. $400.00 canadian. Not sure on the build quality.
    Bike sees paved roads with occasional 2 up.
  15. Thread: 2005 R1200rt

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    2005 R1200rt

    Not to beat it to death... have a an older k bike...looking at a 2005 r1200rt... should I be concerned about the final drive issue or is it over-blown.
  16. Thread: gauge faces

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    Well thank you for the responses...wonder if...

    Well thank you for the responses...wonder if there is any type of replacement faces...those surgical procedures sound pretty intricate for my large kobasa fingers. Cheers.
  17. Thread: gauge faces

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    gauge faces

    I have a 95 k75rt...the speedo gauge face has warped to the point that the speed needle binds and is stuck at 40 kph..is that a difficult fix/replace ?
  18. Thread: k bike rattle

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    k bike rattle

    Thanks for the replies..its not the heat shield..I like the "character" response.
    I have a lot of rattles too in my elder years so I guess you could say my bike and I are in perfect harmony.
  19. Thread: k bike rattle

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    k bike rattle

    I know that this has been covered. general thought is that the alternator rubber dampners are the cause. My 1995 bmw k75 rt has a rattle up to 2000 rpm thru the gears.. Has 65,000 kilometers.
    I...
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