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    I put a Stebel Magnum on about a year ago. With...

    I put a Stebel Magnum on about a year ago. With the stock horn they never heard me. With the Magnum, they do. Funny part however, even though they clearly see and recognize me, they keep turning...
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    Air box drain

    Some air boxes on F models have a drain plug on the underside. It's usually a plastic plug that looks like the oil filler cap plug. Open this and drain it. Be ready for the ugliest fluid you ever...
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    How about the BMW MOA? After all, maybe our...

    How about the BMW MOA?

    After all, maybe our chartered club membership with the AMA would help get the BMW S1000RR approved to race in the AMA Superbike so we can see BMW grill japanese in Daytona...
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    Weight Watchers doesn't require you to buy food. ...

    Weight Watchers doesn't require you to buy food. What you're paying for is a support group. Once you hit your ideal weight, there is no more cost (unless you go back up).

    Weight Watchers has...
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    Wahoo! I hit my 10% (27) and I'm 30 lbs down...

    Wahoo! I hit my 10% (27) and I'm 30 lbs down now! Wife and I got our sixteen week charm. So now I'm 245.8 as of 5/1/2008. And did this after two weekends out riding! Ah it's nice know what and...
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    I didn't know we had so many MOA members doing WW...

    I didn't know we had so many MOA members doing WW as well! I started the Thursday before the January 2008 board meeting. Weighed in at a whopping 275.8 lbs. Last Thursday (before the April 2008...
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    Umm... yes. In fact that is the standard typical...

    Umm... yes. In fact that is the standard typical configuration for most general aviation aircraft motors utilizing a propeller.

    Two leading manufacturers are:

    Continental...
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    Making cell phone usage a stoppable offense for...

    Making cell phone usage a stoppable offense for law enforcement is only part of the answer. The best step and deterrent that we as society could do is make it criminal to be involved in any kind of...
  9. Thread: Beemer Movies

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    Actually, that was a Ural. It was suppose to be...

    Actually, that was a Ural. It was suppose to be vintage, but when after seeing the handle bar controls, I started laughing. All modern.
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    W. Austria to Pisa? Probably not unless you do...

    W. Austria to Pisa? Probably not unless you do 100% autobahn or autostrasse. Like the US Interstate system, you can forget about seeing anything.

    Let me make another suggestion......
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    Why would I want to ride with you and share a...

    Why would I want to ride with you and share a campfire with you?

    Because you always free do so and always welcomed to do so. I am who I am. If you want to get to know me and my friends, there's...
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    I got my lifetime a few years back when I was 30....

    I got my lifetime a few years back when I was 30. Figured I'd get my money's worth. But also feel guilty for not donating. Guess that's why I (and other youngin's like Bradford) volunteer for...
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    Please address your answers in the context of the...

    Please address your answers in the context of the ratio between number of members of the MOA versus the number of frequent posters to this forum. For purposes of this question, the definition of a...
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    Roger, I've been thinking through your question. ...

    Roger, I've been thinking through your question. I'm not sure what you looking for in an answer. Are you just getting a feeling for the candidates about how they view the Foundation? If so, let me...
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    By following the MOA's mission: "To foster...

    By following the MOA's mission: "To foster communication and a sense of family among BMW motorcycle enthusiast." (pg. 8 of the April 2007 ON)
  16. Since announcing my candidacy in September of...

    Since announcing my candidacy in September of 2005, IÔÇÖve attended three MOA board meetings. IÔÇÖm also planning on be at the May 2007 meeting as well.

    My observation has been that people...
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    The point is, I would rather our organization be...

    The point is, I would rather our organization be ran by a board of members who listen to the membership instead of a coporate entity who does not care about the membership.
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    BMW NA mainly deals with cars and is the parent...

    BMW NA mainly deals with cars and is the parent umbrella for everything related to BMW in North America. I believe, in reference to your questions, you are referring to BMW Motorrad USA and BMW...
  19. From my understanding, it was a huge success for...

    From my understanding, it was a huge success for all involved. The only compliant I heard was from those who participated. This was because they had to wear the arm bands from the RA rally for...
  20. From this time in April 2006 last year, I...

    From this time in April 2006 last year, I attended...

    2 MOA Board Meetings in St. Louis.
    1 MOA Board Meeting in West Bend, WI
    Natural State Rally, Morrilton, AR
    Great River Road Rally,...
  21. Ray Zimmerman (the MOA's Executive Director) does...

    Ray Zimmerman (the MOA's Executive Director) does have that information and presents it at each board meeting in more detail than is reported in the minutes.

    For February, Ray did report that more...
  22. I have to agree with Derek and Gail, many older...

    I have to agree with Derek and Gail, many older members just want their magazine and have good time at a nearby International Rally or their favorite local rally sponsored by a chartered club.

    We...
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    what new activities would you consider to...

    what new activities would you consider to accomplish this goal?

    I'm not sure if new activities are the key to drawing new members in. Activities are way to definately a way to retain them...
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    A.) specifically what you would try to do...

    A.) specifically what you would try to do differently in order to bring in new people?

    Expand the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows to include the AMA and FICA sponsored events. Getting...
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    What is your view of the Corporate Culture now in...

    What is your view of the Corporate Culture now in the MOA ?

    When I started attending the MOA Board meeting a year ago at my own expense, I was surprised how far the 'corporate' the mentality of...
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