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    Welcome To Tater Country!

    Hi Steve!

    Welcome to Idaho. Big Twin is a great dealership and the folks that work there are really nice. I bring my bike for service there and also stop by to drool on the K 1600GT! There...
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    Weather Should be OK...but

    You should be fine in early October. You can start getting snow in the higher passes in early October, it entirely depends on if a front moves through then. In the mountains, expect temperatures...
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    Open Spaces for Sure

    I road Hwy 2 two years ago with a buddy. I second Dan's comments about motel room scarcity in North Dakota. A big oil boom their in the Baaken shale has made motel rooms scarce, especially in far...
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    Different Experiences in U.S and Canada

    Canadian customs are much more human. Going through Canadian Customs at Sault Ste Marie last summer my buddy and I rode up individually. We each had two questions posed to us. Mine were: 1) Where...
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    Because my avatar is from one of the funniest...

    Because my avatar is from one of the funniest scenes in any movie ever.

    Kurt
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    Gas!!

    You will have the time of your life. I would also chime in on the scarcity of gas stations in eastern Montana. A buddy and I did Yellowstone, Beartooth Pass and then on to Glacier Park last summer....
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    Idaho Route

    Hi Bob:

    Your route through Idaho looks fine. One suggestion is that as you travel south on Hwy 55 from McCall towards Boise there is a shortcut that will save many miles and about two to three...
  8. Thread: Bye JK

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    Actually my comment wasn't aimed at Redclfco

    Redclfco, I wasn't making the comment in regards to your posts. So sorry if it looked like I was piling on you because my post came after one of yours. That was not my intent.

    What I was...
  9. Thread: Bye JK

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    I don't get it

    I am an MOA member and lurk on this site several times a week. I am also a member in a couple of other BMW focused forums as well as lurk on the ADV site. I post sporadically on this and other...
  10. Thread: R1200rt

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    It probably is the best sport tourer

    I have a 2005 R1200RT 26K miles. I have put several 400-500 mile days on it as well as shorter trips. It is very comfortable, stable, and fast. When passing at highway speeds downshift to put it...
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    Redfish Lake

    Randy:

    One more thing. A few miles south from Stanley on Hwy 75 is Redfish lake. There are signs for the turnoff. It is 3 or 4 miles off of Hwy 75, all paved. It is an awesome lake that is...
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    Riding Time Needed

    The McCall to Banks section will be about 1.5 hours. Banks to Lowman about an hour or so. Lowman to Stanley about 1.5 hours. Stanley to Ketchum about 1.5 to 2 hours. So total of about 6 hours...
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    I think Gail's Picture is Hwy 20

    I think the picture Gail Posted is Hwy 20 from Mountain Home through Fairfield to just south of Ketchum. some twisties but mostly straight as an arrow.

    Kurt
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    Banks-Lowman Road

    Hi Randy:

    I live just outside of Boise and have ridden that road many times on my 2005 R 1200RT. The road from Banks to Lowman (Hwy 17) follows the south fork of the Payette river, a great white...
  15. Jury Duty can be very interesting

    Idaho can be somewhat behind the times. Having said that, one thing that Ada county (Boise) does well is organizing Jury duty. On the one hand, they have the calling system described by an earlier...
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    I'm a marketing manager for a high tech company. ...

    I'm a marketing manager for a high tech company. My first job out of college was as a geophysicist for an oil company. Hmmm, with oil at $105 a barrel, maybe I should call my old employer.
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    That Stinks!

    I bought an RT from a guy just about a year ago from an ad on the Internet IBMWR site. Two states away, deal done long distance, drove down and picked it up. As I was driving down to pick it up, I...
  18. My BSA 441 Victor

    BSA 441 Victor. I don't remember the model year. Direct wired with no ignition key switch. When I parked it, I had to lock it up with a big chain and lock. I bought it from my brother when his...
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    Accessories added to 12RT

    I have a 2005 R1200RT. I have added hyperlites (flashing LED brake lights) and have had zero issues w/ Canbus or ABS. Hyperlites makes a specific version for the R1200RT. They work fine. I just...
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    No Kidding

    I went for a ride this past Sunday morning in the mountains north of Boise. I'm heading south towards Idaho City on Hwy 21 when a large doe hops out on the road about 60-70 yards ahead. Remembering...
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    Mine Were Warped

    My 2005 R1200RT w/ 18000 miles had warped front rotors. My dealer (Big Twin in Boise) replaced them under warranty. The front brake lever would pulse pretty good when I grabbed a handful of brake,...
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    Sweet!!

    Thanks guys. Between these two solutions, I think I will be good to go. Most of all they seem fairly simple so even I can do it! :doh This forum is most excellent!

    Kurt
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    Thanks KBasa. Does the Canbus helper and the...

    Thanks KBasa. Does the Canbus helper and the rewiring you did affect the CanBus system in any way? For instance, can you still charge the battery through the accessory outlets using the BMW charger?...
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    Thanks guys! 5 amps per socket is not a lot of...

    Thanks guys! 5 amps per socket is not a lot of power. I may have to do the direct to battery wiring like you suggest.
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    Air Pumps and Canbus system

    I have a 2005 R1200RT. I bought an Airman Sparrow portable air pump from my local BMW dealer. The pump's specs say that it draws less than 10 amps. It comes with a BMW style plug (Powerlet?) that...
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