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    RT battery Question

    I purchased a 2005 R1200RT a couple of months ago and just love it. I am having an issue with the battery loosing charge if I don't run the bike every 4 or 5 days. The original owner had the same...
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    "Trading it in would be much easier and none of...

    "Trading it in would be much easier and none of the dealers have any used 1200RTs."

    True that the 1200s are hard to find at dealers. My conclusion was if there are so few 1200s they must be worth...
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    I recently went through the same process that you...

    I recently went through the same process that you are going through. I was buying a new bike due to the loss of my R1100RT in a freak non-driving incident.

    Anyway, I test drove two 1150's (2002...
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    Thanks for the advice. I just got back from...

    Thanks for the advice. I just got back from picking up my bike and had a wonderful 500 or so mile bike riding two up with my wife. The bike is awesome and performs much better that the 1000 or 1150...
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    Well, here's an update on my purchase. I did not...

    Well, here's an update on my purchase. I did not buy the 02 Rt with ABS issues. I also decided against the Honda as it just didn't do it for me and resale is a concern.

    I am going this...
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    Thanks for all the help on this. I did not buy...

    Thanks for all the help on this. I did not buy the 02 Rt with ABS issues. He did sell it for full asking price.

    I am going this weekend to pick up a 2005 R1200RT with Cruise Control, ABS,...
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    Thanks for the reply. I agree that resale is a...

    Thanks for the reply. I agree that resale is a concern with the Honda. I'm just concerned with the repair cost of the Beemer. The ABS pump is $1500 a pop and I've read where alot of people have...
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    Thanks for the help guys. I was hoping for some...

    Thanks for the help guys. I was hoping for some help from the wise and experienced members of the group.

    After doing my own research, the cost to repair and potential of a subsequent failue, I...
  9. Thread: Smoky Mt.

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    Leaf season is tricky business. Last year the...

    Leaf season is tricky business. Last year the leafs did not turn until November. I'm headed up the second and third weeks of October and keeping my fingers crossed.
    I do recommend staying away...
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    Good thought on the documention for the speedo. ...

    Good thought on the documention for the speedo. I'm going to look at the bike today. Any other things I should ask about?
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    Need Advice

    I am in the market for a RT after totaling mine out to a freak non-driving incident.
    There is a 2002 R1150RT where I live (big advantage) and it has two issues that I am aware of. 1) The speedo has...
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    Need Advice

    I am in the market for a RT after totaling mine out to a freak non-driving incident.
    There is a 2002 R1150RT where I live (big advantage) and it has two issues that I am aware of. 1) The speedo has...
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