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    Lots of good advice in the posts here & I'll add...

    Lots of good advice in the posts here & I'll add my comments.

    not happy getting laid up? - been there..... decades ago my successful running career was 'modified'. I got over that after much...
  2. Just some comments on Autocom and VOX. I've had...

    Just some comments on Autocom and VOX.
    I've had an Autocom for (I suspect ) 10 years. 10 years of trouble free service moving across 3 bikes. Tell me about another electronic device that has that...
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    You have a couple of options. You can contact...

    You have a couple of options. You can contact Colorrite and get touch-up pens or rattle-cans of paint.
    http://www.colorrite.com/

    Or you can go to a full line automotive parts store (like NAPA)...
  4. +1 - I second tire whine. easier and cheaper to...

    +1 - I second tire whine. easier and cheaper to resolve.
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    Similar to Dann - every once in a while it will...

    Similar to Dann - every once in a while it will not roll over when the starter button is pressed. Turn off - turn back on and all is great. Just assuming a glitch somewhere - nothing shows up in...
  6. Tire inflation is pretty important -(thanks for...

    Tire inflation is pretty important -(thanks for the opening comment Mr. Obvious:doh).

    For my $.02 I run exactly at the Mfg specs - then add 1 #.
    Why - It's a preference based on understanding...
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    The MSP switched over to BMW in 2012. ...

    The MSP switched over to BMW in 2012.

    http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/07/why_michigan_state_police_move.html
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    I'm an instructor, so of course I'll talk the...

    I'm an instructor, so of course I'll talk the class up. But let me tell you a more personal aspect of the class.

    When I was going through instructor prep, which wasn't easy, we dug deep into...
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    Running backward isn't that unusual - the Yamaha...

    Running backward isn't that unusual - the Yamaha v-twin of the early 80's (XV750 & 920) ran backwards. The idea was to send the vibration to the back of the bike - which seemed to work as I...
  10. Add my vote suggestion for the Clearwater lights...

    Add my vote suggestion for the Clearwater lights - for me the Darla's. Yes they are pricy, but I met the company owner and wife at the Chicago MC show and was impressed. Very simple to mount - took...
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    I'm a little surprised there are no comments on...

    I'm a little surprised there are no comments on the lack of lower fairing - therefore less weather protection for the lower legs.

    I'm sure it will work, but my '07 is also safe for a while - but...
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    One time - during THAT exam - I noticed that my...

    One time - during THAT exam - I noticed that my doc was taking a long time for the exam - then I noticed that both of his hands were on my hips......
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    Cables - ditto. I thought that the mfg's went to...

    Cables - ditto. I thought that the mfg's went to that to cut weight (amazing what they'll do for grams), styling (ooo, rad, dude), cut costs.

    Switch levers - that's something I've thought of...
  14. Yea, maybe you should get serious about looking

    I understand sarcastic humor, and it all probably just slid by your attention, but' uhhh, really?!

    I through away a 1/2 worn set of Metzlers off the RT because I didn't like the way they felt, for...
  15. When to perform suspension maintenance

    That would seem like a good idea, but unless the tech has taken to independent study of the black art of suspension setup, he won't know - but they do know how to replace the parts. They'll have an...
  16. I get it and understand - wish you the best - but...

    I get it and understand - wish you the best - but it is what it is - the now is your current reality - making the best of the situation make a 'interesting time' more enjoyable.

    I remember a...
  17. All rides are good......

    Just some are better than others
    - a rainy day is an opportunity to explore your riding skill and ability - to ride with a little fear in order to get comfortable with being a little...
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    Did the same - after several months of riding,...

    Did the same - after several months of riding, actually read the full manual to find all kinds of new things the RT will do.

    Pride goeth before the owners manual...............
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    As many have found, there is a large discrepancy...

    As many have found, there is a large discrepancy in the accuracy of pressure gauges. Moderate to expansive pressure gauges are nice, but a simple drop can throw them off. In addition, if you have a...
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    Interesting - I do not doubt that the issue...

    Interesting - I do not doubt that the issue occurred, but I've mounted up 3-4 sets and haven't seen the issue. As another stated, somehow those missed a step in manufacturing.

    But a great...
  21. Thread: Go get 'em

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    There is an old joke that many are aware of -...

    There is an old joke that many are aware of - 'how can you tell if a (insert group - politician, lawyer, used car sales man) is lying? - their lips are moving.' Thanks to the antics of Washington in...
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    I agree with the 3 ideas mentioned - adding some...

    I agree with the 3 ideas mentioned - adding some options
    overall
    - try the clay first, but agree, probably little success - the solvent has pitted the clear - but it's a cheap try
    - try to rub...
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