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  1. I just received confirmation and I'll be there...

    I just received confirmation and I'll be there with my brother and a friend - my brother will be on a Tenere, my friend on a Triumph. This will be my first rally in the Poconos, but I've heard it is...
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    I have an '09 (Bought Dec), and I started...

    I have an '09 (Bought Dec), and I started noticing pulsing when braking at about 7K miles. A few weeks ago I took the bike to my dealer for a 12K mile service, explained the problem, and they told me...
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    Have you considered Crosscountry BMW in Metuchen,...

    Have you considered Crosscountry BMW in Metuchen, NJ. I've been taking my BMW's there for service and I've been happy with them. I like Bob's outside Baltimore, and I purchased a bike there a few...
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    Most BMW dealers have them - just make sure you...

    Most BMW dealers have them - just make sure you get the correct kit for your bike. I think they have them for pre 2006 and others.
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    Okay, here's a little clip of the supplemental...

    Okay, here's a little clip of the supplemental brake light. The strobe effect is caused by the camera, so no, the brake light is not flashing.

    Although this doesn't show it very well, the...
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    Okay, I'm going to take some pictures and maybe...

    Okay, I'm going to take some pictures and maybe film it later today. I'll post it as soon as I can.

    paul
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    Yes, I only replaced the unit. The harness was...

    Yes, I only replaced the unit. The harness was the correct one - no splicing anywhere, just 3 plugs.

    The LED's are way brighter than the stock brake LED's, and even in daytime, one can hardly...
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    Okay, stopped by my dealer, swaped the unit for...

    Okay, stopped by my dealer, swaped the unit for another, and now it is working! :dance

    I guess the unit was defective, but at least my dealer is excellent and never gives me a hardtime, and the...
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    Yes, that's extacly what's happening. This...

    Yes, that's extacly what's happening. This Saturday I'm stopping by my dealer and see if they can figure this out, if not, I'm returning it. :scratch

    Paul
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    BMW Supplemental Brake light

    Last weekend I bought the BMW Supplemental Brake Light (63000445578) and the Harness (61000445580) for my '09 R1200GSA. Installation was a snap, but of course I ran into a little problem. Here's the...
  11. Thread: Pet Pictures

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    My neurotic cat!

    Here's a picture of my neurotic cat - she's a stray that was given to me when she was around 5 weeks. She's scared of people, loud noises, and even of her shadow, but she follows me around the house...
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    Again I have to thank everyone in this forum for...

    Again I have to thank everyone in this forum for the quick answers to my questions! You guys are great!

    Much appreciated.

    Paul
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    Fuel Pump Bypass Cable

    I've read about water getting into the fuel pump , disabling it. I did a search but couldn't find an answer: does this also apply to an '09 GS, or just to pre '07? Should I even consider this?

    I...
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    Today I took my '09 GS ADV out for the first time...

    Today I took my '09 GS ADV out for the first time since I purchased it, and I notice the pop, but I like it! Makes me feel like an hooligan! :D:D
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    :german Thank you all for the responses! It...

    :german

    Thank you all for the responses! It took some years to finally decide to buy one, but this was the right time. As for farkles, yes, I've bought my first one (Mudsling), and I still have...
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    Santa came early!

    Yesterday my new "toy" was delievered! I can't wait to go play with it, but with the snow and ice, I'll doubt that is going to happen soon. :banghead

    All I need to buy is a top box, and eagerly...
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    I have a 2004 Rockster, and except for a leak of...

    I have a 2004 Rockster, and except for a leak of the fuel quick-disconnects and spline weeping, it has been very good to me. Yes, it seems to me more akin to farm equipment than to a bike, but I love...
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    Gas Leak adventure!

    This past weekend, while plotting a ride through the Pine Barrens (NJ), I felt my right leg just above the knee getting wet, but I kept riding. I kept looking down and finally saw drops of "water"...
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    My Rockster started pinging badly after my 12K...

    My Rockster started pinging badly after my 12K mile service this year, and I was going nuts until I read somewhere to change gas stations, and to go to a website where it showed the best gas to use....
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    Spline?

    I have an '04 Rockster with around 16K miles, and last month while at a BMW dealer for an oil change, the service advisor noticed a leak around the rubber seal on the shaft near the wheel axle.
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    Thanks for all the information. As I don't have a...

    Thanks for all the information. As I don't have a Twinmax, I just better not try to play with the BBS. As the dealer is too far away, I guess I'll have to live with the "work" until my next 18K...
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    Low idling speed...

    Well, about three weeks ago I took my Rockster for the 12K mile service, and they performed the service while I waited. That was very nice of them as I live about 3 hours away from the dealer.

    I...
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    What is your commuter bike? '04 R1150 Rockster ...

    What is your commuter bike? '04 R1150 Rockster

    Length of commute-round trip? 34 miles

    How many MPG do you average? 45

    How much horsepower? 85?

    How long have you had it? <1 year
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    I apologise if I sound "dumb", but what do you...

    I apologise if I sound "dumb", but what do you mean by dino oil? Regular oil? :blush

    I'm planning to take my '04 Rockster for the 12K mile service early next week, and I am going to stay with the...
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    Tracey, I sent you a pm. How many bikes are...

    Tracey, I sent you a pm. How many bikes are usually in the group?

    Paul
    :)
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