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    Windshield advice - '05 R1200GS

    I love the stock windshield on my GS. Set to the second-to-highest notch it directs the wind right over the top of my helmet. No buffeting and the vents still work.

    My wife does not love the...
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    If the filter is the same as that for the...

    If the filter is the same as that for the R1200GS, K&N offers one (KN-164) with a 17mm nut as part of the filter housing.
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    Here are some tips from the New York Motorcycle...

    Here are some tips from the New York Motorcycle Scooter Task Force for any and all interested:

    http://www.nymstf.org/Parking.htm
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    Regarding getting into the city: What was posted...

    Regarding getting into the city: What was posted above about coming in via a northerly route. The tunnels can really suck any time of day other than like 4am.

    As for riding in the city: Be...
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    So I gave this a shot today. I used starter...

    So I gave this a shot today. I used starter fluid instead of propane, cuz I already had a can on hand and didn't want to buy a propane torch for which I have no use. And I already have far too many...
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    After spending an hour around the back entrance...

    After spending an hour around the back entrance of the Yonkers bus depot with a guy I met on the internet and his mechanic buddies plugging his special tool into the outlet under my seat, we still...
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    R12GS windshield advice

    Greetings,

    In order to make the wife more comfortable on rides, I need to get a different windshield. The stock windshield on my '05 R1200GS is on the second highest setting and is perfect for...
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    I keep the Promach Dual Tool...

    I keep the Promach Dual Tool in my tool roll. It's a nice bit of bling that does the job.
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    Riding in NYC definitely is quite different from...

    Riding in NYC definitely is quite different from my days toodling around Greensboro, NC.
    It's an exercise in ego. I have to constantly tell myself, "It's a commute, not a competition." When that...
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    Greetings from NYC!

    I live in Astoria, Queens, on a street with no alternate side parking(!). I have a 2005 R1200GS that I bought on the last day of February 2011 as a fly-n-ride in Georgia. I promptly did a 1,600...
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    Thanks, folks. And Omega, yeah, maybe I shoulda...

    Thanks, folks. And Omega, yeah, maybe I shoulda introduced my self first...

    Instead, here's what going on with the bike:

    '05 R1200GS, 52,xxx miles, I'm the 3rd owner and have had it for just...
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    GS911 needed in/near NYC

    I've had some throttle/idle gremlins rolling around my '05 R1200gs for nigh-on a year now, and I think I've narrowed it down to the throttle potentiometer thingy, or maybe the stepper motors. I...
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