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  1. Isn't it obvious that the 75 mile ride will bring...

    Isn't it obvious that the 75 mile ride will bring more smiles than a 10 mile ride? I'd go for the Baton Rouge dealer just to justify the longer time spent riding on a Saturday....:-). I just...
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    I'm 63 just now, and traded my K1200RS for a...

    I'm 63 just now, and traded my K1200RS for a lighter F700GS in November, 3013. I wanted something that was easier to move around at slow speed and my K bike didn't fill that need. I don't ride 2 up...
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    She looks just about right to me! :thumb

    She looks just about right to me! :thumb
  4. [QUOTE=timtyler;935241]I think it's ridiculous...

    [QUOTE=timtyler;935241]I think it's ridiculous that you're asking for diagnostic advice on the internet when you should be asking the mechanic who is working on your bike.

    I don't wish to be...
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    NC, I am green with envy. Tom H sold me a F700...

    NC, I am green with envy. Tom H sold me a F700 in November and made it a point to stop at the Micky-D's in DeSoto to invite me to the event; however, a prior commitment for for the past 33 years at...
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    I haven't seen anyone mention the F700 side stand...

    I haven't seen anyone mention the F700 side stand recall, but just received my recall letter to take it in for the switch..... I'll stop by Gateway on Tuesday and find out when parts will be...
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    Neil, for the type of riding you are looking at,...

    Neil, for the type of riding you are looking at, you can easily narrow it down to just two choices, with both being a GS derivative. I went down from a K1200RS to a F700 this last November, and now...
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    Isn't getting a prescription from a regular...

    Isn't getting a prescription from a regular optometrist and then taking that prescription to a cheaper outlet for making the glasses a lot like expecting the BMW dealer to provide superior service...
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    :gerg:thumb

    :gerg:thumb
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    For me, the Internet is a tool which makes it...

    For me, the Internet is a tool which makes it possible for me to enjoy the sport of motorcycle riding while still working part time in my retired and redirected years of life. Being over 62, I would...
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    Has there been much of an issue with the Vario...

    Has there been much of an issue with the Vario case popping off the upper catch? I have the same set-up on my 700, but haven't really thought about having to add such a fail safe error proofing...
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    If it's paid for, it's appropriate...:wave

    If it's paid for, it's appropriate...:wave
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    I use a three pack system where, one bag, (from...

    I use a three pack system where, one bag, (from Cabela's) contains all my outside camping gear such as tent, ground cloths, inflatable backpackers pad, chair, etc. The second bag (Wolfman) has my...
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    I've been using DuPont chain saver wax as it...

    I've been using DuPont chain saver wax as it comes in a squeeze bottle that is better for controlling the amount of overspray. Dries clean and doesn't attract dirt. In fact, sometimes I worry that...
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    Hey Londoner, I'm retired and have some time on...

    Hey Londoner, I'm retired and have some time on my hands in April, so I'd be glad to ride it down for you and catch a bus back...:)
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    Isn't Mobil 1 MC 10w40 a fully synthetic oil? I...

    Isn't Mobil 1 MC 10w40 a fully synthetic oil? I think the 800 engine calls for semi-synthetic oil due to some issues with clutch slippage. I used to use Mobil in my K bike and had expected to do...
  17. Thread: Dynabeads

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    You are correct that the use of tire lubricant...

    You are correct that the use of tire lubricant will cause clumping, which is why many who have tried the beads have been disappointed. When I re-mount my tire, I always completely polish the inside...
  18. Thread: Dynabeads

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    And I bet you have no first hand experience on...

    And I bet you have no first hand experience on this product to base an opinion. :blah
  19. Thread: Dynabeads

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    Buy, But, But...!:p

    Buy, But, But...!:p
  20. Yep! :drink:thumb:

    Yep! :drink:thumb:
  21. I think we all did... I know I had a pair for...

    I think we all did... I know I had a pair for awhile after coming home from service. Not so much as a statement, but because transition lenses at the time were fairly new, and they always seemed to...
  22. Thread: Dynabeads

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    Brewmeister, I thank you for your listing in the...

    Brewmeister, I thank you for your listing in the anonymous book and your offer to help members balance their tires. If I lived near you, I might take you up on your offer. However, I'm not sure why...
  23. I agree that advertisements are a PIA; however,...

    I agree that advertisements are a PIA; however, if you wish to have free TV or free internet, you have to pay for it some way, and advertisers are how they do it. Now, if your talking pay for view,...
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    Hey NC, I'm just south of you in sunny DeSoto,...

    Hey NC, I'm just south of you in sunny DeSoto, and I went for a nice mud/gravel ride out of Richwoods this morning..... A bit cold to start off at 6:30 (23 degrees) but warmed up nicely to 36 by...
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    Good for you. I'm the same; always trying to...

    Good for you. I'm the same; always trying to get in a few miles before the next snow storm comes in and out as soon as I can get the ice and snow to melt off the driveway. I live on a lake, and...
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