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    The arm was a bit stiff. It would not move up and...

    The arm was a bit stiff. It would not move up and down freely but I took it for a ride anyway, to see the effect on the handling and steering. The steering was a bit stiff and it needed a lot of...
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    Hi group, I finaly got around to taking the...

    Hi group,
    I finaly got around to taking the telelever apart to check the bearings, very busy summer. I removed the body work and the covers and clips at the engine where the telelever arm is...
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    A 2013 is $ 28,000.00 canadian. plus $ 1000.00...

    A 2013 is $ 28,000.00 canadian. plus $ 1000.00 for a colour matched top box.
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    I just went to see the 2005 at the dealer. But......

    I just went to see the 2005 at the dealer. But...
    They just got a 2008 R1200rt, all options except the radio, colour matched ( blue) top box, with 20 km on it. yup. 20.
    They had sold it to an older...
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    Thanks Eric, I will have a look.

    Thanks Eric, I will have a look.
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    Thank you, That's what I thought as well. I will...

    Thank you, That's what I thought as well. I will remove it and change the bearings. Hopefully it comes out easily once the fairing is removed.
    Good chance to clean it all up under there and synch...
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    I have checked and most bikes of this year and...

    I have checked and most bikes of this year and mileage are close to this price here in Canada, The '09 models are selling closer to $14,000.00you have much better deals in the US.
    I will check the...
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    My preference is for a 2007 to 2009 without the...

    My preference is for a 2007 to 2009 without the servo assisted brakes but they are hard to come by. This one looks good, one owner, dealer serviced, has all the records, new rubber and if it drives...
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    2005 r1200rt

    I am going to see a 2005 R1200rt tomorrow, anything special to think about, look out for?
    Are the brakes a concern for that year?
    The bike is spotlesss and has 24000 km.
    I presently have a 1977...
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    Yes, in a twisting motion. If you place your...

    Yes, in a twisting motion. If you place your fingers between the motor and the A arm and move the front wheel side to side, you feel a little movement at the connection between the arm and the motor....
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    telelever A-Arm play

    Hi group, I have a 1996 R1100rt with 102,000 km. Runs and handles great.
    Yesterday while I was poking around the telelever arm greasing the front lower shock connection, I noticed that I had a...
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    I have a 1996 R1100RT and my neutral light is...

    I have a 1996 R1100RT and my neutral light is also "lazy". It always comes on, but sometimes it takes 5 seconds or so. If the light is not on I can not engage the starter even with the clutch pulled...
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    Sticky: Thank you! I love the way it always looks like...

    Thank you!
    I love the way it always looks like wet paint! Must be the colour, you are right, it is very deep and rich. Hard to justify an extra $ 15,000 + for a newer R1200rt.
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    Sticky: 77 r100rs

    My dream bike since I was 16. Love to ride it, clean it, look at it...:heart
    All original except for the Dell Orto carbs.
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    Sticky: my 1996 R1100rt

    101,000 kms, still feels brand new.
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    One more clutch question. I read the 50+ posts...

    One more clutch question.
    I read the 50+ posts on clutch adjustment, and mine is working well but I see a few different numbers floating arround.
    Should the 201mm measurement be from the back of...
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    Thanks Paul, It was parked in an unheated garage...

    Thanks Paul, It was parked in an unheated garage in Toronto Canada. This year it was rather wet and milder than most winters.
    Seems to be fine now.
    cheers
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    Correct, sorry I always get those terms...

    Correct, sorry I always get those terms backwards. When I pull the lever back to dis-engage the clutch, power was still being transferred to the rear wheel. I eventualy got it to work and it was fine...
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    clutch stuck

    Hi Group,
    I started the 77 R100RS today to go for the first ride of the season.
    All seemed fine but when I engaged the clutch and selected 1st gear, the bike lurched forward. The clutch doesn't...
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    I just repalced my smoked, taller winshield that...

    I just repalced my smoked, taller winshield that was attached to the bike with nylon bolts and nuts, with a clear original which I installed with the plastic rivets.
    I pushed the rivet into place...
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    Thanks for the great advice everyone! Nice to...

    Thanks for the great advice everyone! Nice to have so many fellow riders eager to help.
    I got the tire back yesterday and the mechanic said it was one of the hardest removals he has ever come...
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    Breaking the bead was the easy part. The tire was...

    Breaking the bead was the easy part. The tire was not stuck to the rim at all.
    I just could not squeeze the tire together enough to position it in the centre of the rim without a c-clamp, and I...
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    When I first filled the tire with air, it leaked...

    When I first filled the tire with air, it leaked arround the stem not at the nail, so the air was escaping from the tube at the nail hole and getting between the tube and the tire and finding it's...
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    The tire is a bridgestone spitfire, 110/90 18m...

    The tire is a bridgestone spitfire, 110/90 18m tubeless. It says to use a tube for tubetype rims. There seems to be a lot of overlap inside the rim and the sidewalls and tread are very stiff.
    For...
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    roadside repair on a tube type flat tire

    Good morning, I picked up a nail in my rear tire last night, Bridgestone with a tube on a spoke wheel , 77 R100rs. It felt a little squirmy so I pulled off the road to check and sure enough the tire...
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