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    Haven't heard much exciting about Skyline, only...

    Haven't heard much exciting about Skyline, only that there is a fee to ride it, and then a 35 mph limit. Not so stimulating.

    Maybe the better route would have me doing the twisty stuff you...
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    Get me home from North end of BRP!

    Going to do BRP, traveling South to North first week of Oct. Would love suggestions on a return route to Atlanta avoiding slabs at (almost) all costs. Riding my '09 RT right after I get her 18k...
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    Sticky: My '09. Photos from Deal's Gap, NC.

    My '09. Photos from Deal's Gap, NC.
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    I have an '09 RT w/ 16k on it. Replaced one...

    I have an '09 RT w/ 16k on it. Replaced one headlight bulb. Period. May have to have cosmetic surgery one day to take the smile off my face!:wow

    Lovin' me some RT, and glad I didn't read a lot of...
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    I just took mine in for a check after having it...

    I just took mine in for a check after having it on the center stand. Idled it in 2nd gear and it sounded horrible. Had a slight play on the rear wheel when wiggling it by hand with hands at 12 and 6...
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    +1 :brad My 09 is equipped with heated Sargent....

    +1 :brad My 09 is equipped with heated Sargent. I loved it from day one. I think it looks good too.
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    +1 on the Lagunitas...:drink

    +1 on the Lagunitas...:drink
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    I've had the bolt-on Iliums for about a year....

    I've had the bolt-on Iliums for about a year. Just painted the white parts black today! Thy're mandatory for me, with my knee issues. I can get them on and off by just loosening the lower Tupperware,...
  9. And now that you have it all attached and ready...

    And now that you have it all attached and ready to go, take them back off and paint the white parts black, (like I did today):beer
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    +1 on the RT. I have a 2009, and it is the best...

    +1 on the RT. I have a 2009, and it is the best of all worlds. Good mileage, nimble, QUIET, (loud pipes SUCK), and can carry extra clothes, laptop bag, and a spare helmet for the new receptionist....
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    Had Metzelers from the dealer and got 10k miles...

    Had Metzelers from the dealer and got 10k miles out of them. Went to P3's and like the handling better. Don't have more than 3k on them so far, but the wear seems good to this point.:bolt
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    :dance It works!. Still don't know why the...

    :dance It works!. Still don't know why the former lead doesn't have power, but I ran a new one with an inline fuse, (thanks dbrick). All is well, and now I once again have a device to tell me where...
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    Alzyck- There was no power at the wires after...

    Alzyck-

    There was no power at the wires after disconnect and start. I guess something came loose... Since there are no fuses, I guess I'll have to run another lead from the battery.

    Is it ok...
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    Thank you all for the feedback. I took the Zumo...

    Thank you all for the feedback. I took the Zumo and mounted it in the car adapter, (which came with it), plugged into my car and it works fine. I'll try the tip about the reset. There are no other...
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    GPS stopped GPSing :(

    Hope someone with electrical knowhow can come through... I mounted a Garmin Zumo 550 to my 2009 R1200rt. I hardwired the red and black leads from the Zumo to what used to be the BMW GPS connector. I...
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    I did the Sargent thing.

    2009 RT. Stock seat = sore fanny after 45 minutes. Took the leap of faith and bought Sargent heated seats for what, $800 ? (Got a free hat, though)!

    Bliss for the backside, and looks good too :brad
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    Sargent makes a winner.

    My '09 RT was making fire under fanny at about 45 minutes to an hour of riding, no matter where I slid around. Thing was just too narrow in shape. I bit the bullet, and bought Sargent seats. Had to...
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    R1200 RT mirrors

    Could you please post a picture of them? I hate the factory mirrors as to visibility, but like the style. I have a 2009 RT, and would like to improve my hindsight!

    Thx

    DavoRT
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    Uh, I rode one...

    I started with a neighbor's Honda SL70, the best thing that could ever happen to a 12-year old male. Hooked on riding, I went through two more Honda's, and a Kawasaki KZ650 Custom, my first REAL...
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    12000 service

    Great feedback guys, thank you! I live just north of Atlanta, and am the proud owner of a 2009 R1200rt. Bought it slightly used from Blue Moon Cycles. Since it is still under warranty, self-service...
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    2009 RT 12k service

    Thanks to all of you for your thoughts. I have the DVD on order, and guess I'll pony up for the filter wrench and other toys. Any of you have a good shopping list for the necessary tools? I don't...
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    12000 mile service for R1200rt.

    Hope this is not redundant, but I'm fairly new to the BMW world. My baby will hopefully carry me to the Int. Rally in PA this year. I'm at 10,700 miles now, and think I should go for the 12k service...
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    Just put a Sargent heated front and pillion on my...

    Just put a Sargent heated front and pillion on my 09 RT. LOVE IT!!!!! :brad Did 400 miles 1st day and wanted more... The stock seats made my fanny fail after 90 minutes... No pics yet, but the...
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    New to the family...

    Ex-Harley Road King guy now proud owner of an 09 R1200rt. Finally got the access to the site! Looking to ride BRP soon, Route 66 next year. Nice to have a bike that can handle it! Looking forward to...
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