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    My commute is 185 miles one way. I do it once a...

    My commute is 185 miles one way. I do it once a week. From Mendocino to Sacramento in the morning, then back again in the evening....I squeeze in 6 hrs of good work time in between. I can't say I...
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    Ten days and no other replies...I don't recall...

    Ten days and no other replies...I don't recall which direction mine were when I changed tires on the K13S, but I don't see how it would matter. Centripital forces will throw it to the rim, but I...
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    ooooh, the softball sized rocks remind me of the...

    ooooh, the softball sized rocks remind me of the time we went to the Santa Barbara Rally one year and the park had just done us all a favor of placing new crushed rock on the road in and out. Not...
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    I sort of started riding by riding my dad's...

    I sort of started riding by riding my dad's Cushman on dirt, so, maybe my expectations are different. Certainly, I think that expectations are a big part of any ride anywhere (notwithstanding...
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    The owner's manual for my K13S had the same...

    The owner's manual for my K13S had the same statement, and yet the dealer installed a pigtail on all of the bikes of that model as new. Since they were just sitting in the show room all the time,...
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    If you have not already done the job, it really...

    If you have not already done the job, it really is easy. Just also remember that after you pull the mounting nipples out of the grommets, re-lube before re-inserting. The grommet tends to try to...
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    Glad to read you added to the tail light. That...

    Glad to read you added to the tail light. That is something many of us did 'back in the day' because of the real lack of illumination there, both on running as well as stopping. Keep up the good...
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    I have not had one, but I believe the trade name...

    I have not had one, but I believe the trade name is Laminar Lip, so google under that and you should find it.
    I owned my '85 and '93 in the Sacramento valley with temps quite high in the summer...
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    I did quite a bit of touring, very long days and...

    I did quite a bit of touring, very long days and many miles on my '85 RS. The windscreen solution I found (I am 6') was the Parabellum. The guy with the '85 RS/RT restoration thread has one of the...
  10. Thread: K1200s

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    If you can snag a K13S for similar price, you...

    If you can snag a K13S for similar price, you might be happier. Several issues the K12S crowd complained of were remedied, and most in the US came with ASC as well as the electronic suspension. I...
  11. Thread: k100 vs k1100

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    I have had both. I preferred the 1100RS for many...

    I have had both. I preferred the 1100RS for many reasons. More advanced engine, ABS, better ergos. etc. If you are looking for a daily rider and not looking to specifically pick up a 100RS, I...
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    Many of us with those original K100 speedo's...

    Many of us with those original K100 speedo's simply added a bicycle speedo that can be calibrated correctly, others were able to draw up an overlay to place on top of the original speedo face, which...
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    But in direct answer to your question....Yes, it...

    But in direct answer to your question....Yes, it has been known to happen that it has quickly become a trip stopper. As Paul noted, the seal is going. How fast likely just - 'depends'. If it was...
  14. Thread: Oil Caddy Build

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    Why?

    Great job, but, why do we carry this much oil with us on a ride on the RS? Just curious, mine never used 'that much' oil that I couldn't pick up a quart where I was going.
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    For the braided ss lines, Jerry Finley at...

    For the braided ss lines, Jerry Finley at Pirate's Lair can obtain Speiglers for nearly any bike. He specialized in the K1200RS when our bikes were new and has since (17 years now?) branched out to...
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    Back when these were our 'new' rides, many of us...

    Back when these were our 'new' rides, many of us just stuck on a bicycle computer and used that if we wanted reasonably accurate velocities. Much cheaper and easy to do. Some of us also did this...
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    If that is the fix, perhaps you could/should be...

    If that is the fix, perhaps you could/should be reimbursed for the new starter if the dealer replaced it in an attempt to solve this issue?
    Good Luck
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    I was thinking the same thing. I have had two on...

    I was thinking the same thing. I have had two on my K1200RS blow at different emergency stops. Both were front lines, and they were 10-12 yrs of age. With your bike in this easy working state, now...
  19. Really more a Population Density issue?

    Rather than a climate related figure, it appears that, in general, the higher the population density of the State and/or major urban areas, the lower the rate of motorcycle ownership per capita. The...
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    200+ miles is normally a good time to stop,...

    200+ miles is normally a good time to stop, stretch, and relieve one's self.....That is about 3.5 to 4 hrs on my normal route. I understand those who use the slab more get a bit better mileage, and...
  21. Thread: Demographics

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    I agree it might be a challenge. I do not own...

    I agree it might be a challenge. I do not own one, they came out the year I finally made the jump to my K1300S. That was Stupid Fast for me, yet I could still commute on it. I did 11+ track days...
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    Update?

    So, since scoobs started his inquiry back in April of 2013, I am wondering if he picked up that bike, or one similar.....?:blush
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    I recall reading an article in RoadRacingWorld...

    I recall reading an article in RoadRacingWorld and Motorcycle Technology a couple years back. As I recall, John Ulrich and staff were providing rider education to US armed services personnel in...
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    Try unsticking it

    If you have not already replaced the relay, for sure try to unstick the to sides. I know my situation was not as dire as yours, but I had very good success cleaning and smoothing out both sides of...
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    Glad you are getting it done....the price...

    Glad you are getting it done....the price increase seems extreme in shear numbers, but it is really only a bit over 5% per year for 19 years.....so I guess that is not too bad.
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