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    Resurrecting this thread...

    Because it saved me today and I wanted to add some info. Had the bike in the parking lot at my job on Thursday (yesterday) Warmish day, nothing special. Went out at end of the day and it didn't...
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    Because we're out riding, not talking about it on...

    Because we're out riding, not talking about it on the interwebs? :bolt

    All kidding aside, I think the F-Thumpers area of the MOA website suffers from the popularity and usefulness of the Chain...
  3. I have Glendas and Kristas on my RT. Pricey as...

    I have Glendas and Kristas on my RT. Pricey as heck. Worth every penny.
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    When in doubt, ask yourself: 40750 So happy I...

    When in doubt, ask yourself: 40750

    So happy I had the good fortune to have spent a bit of time with her...
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    Sticky: Monument Valley - May 2013

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  6. I have the lowered RT (2011). Got it because I...

    I have the lowered RT (2011). Got it because I am very inseam challenged (28"). The stock seat was horrible and I ended up going with a Russell Day Long which put me up where I would have been...
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    Sticky: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8171/7913147166_29a7...

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8171/7913147166_29a7b7b236_c.jpg
    IMG_9753 by K9 Gromit, on Flickr

    It will never be this clean again...
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    Thanks Paul. Simple works for me. I'll pull...

    Thanks Paul.

    Simple works for me. I'll pull the plastic and take a look. Pics to follow when I finally get the courage to drill.

    Rick
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    2011 R1200RT Plumbing in an Aux Tank

    Planning an Aux Tank setup on my RT. Going with either a 4 gallon aluminum Jaz or a 4.75 gallon Tour Tank bolted to a BMR Flatbed Luggage Rack which goes over the pillion. It appears gravity feed...
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    1/1/12 - 2001 F650 Dakar 32,403mi 1/5/12 - 2011...

    1/1/12 - 2001 F650 Dakar 32,403mi
    1/5/12 - 2011 R1200RT (purchase) 112mi

    10/8/12 - Dakar 36,212 (3,809)
    10/8/12 - RT 10,488 (10,376)

    Dakar getting a bit neglected... :dunno
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    Sticky: Mackinac Bridge

    Mackinac Bridge
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    Sticky: Rugby ND

    Rugby ND
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    Sticky: Canadian Maritimes

    Canadian Maritimes
  14. Thread: Fork boots

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    I've used a set of those neoprene things that...

    I've used a set of those neoprene things that velcro on (try ebay) for the past 4 years on my 2001. There was talk on the interwebs a while back that the big accordion style ones led some folks to...
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    Saw you had not gotten a reply so I figured I'd...

    Saw you had not gotten a reply so I figured I'd put my $.02 in. I preface it by saying that I've never ridden a Cee Bailey (I do have one of their windscreens on my Dakar, though). I have, however,...
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    I've never seen a check mark, ever. Mine's a...

    I've never seen a check mark, ever. Mine's a 2011 with the computer FWIW...
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    Bingo. A possible contributing factor is that...

    Bingo. A possible contributing factor is that I'm short. 28" inseam short.:rolleyes

    Here's what I think is happening: When I stop, I put my left foot down, right foot stays on peg/brake. Bike...
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    My owner's manual (if I read it correctly) says...

    My owner's manual (if I read it correctly) says that anywhere in the sight glass, after warming the motor, shutting it down and placing it on the centerstand for 5 minutes is good. Exactly the way I...
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    2011 R1200RT oil indicator

    Put 7500 miles on my RT since picking her up in January and am loving every minute. Only issue is my <!> indicator of "oil" comes on when I idle for a minute at a stoplight. Oil level is correct, I...
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    1/1/12 - 2001 F650 Dakar 32,403mi 1/5/12 - 2011...

    1/1/12 - 2001 F650 Dakar 32,403mi
    1/5/12 - 2011 R1200RT (purchase) 112mi, as of today 1/22/12 - 2,968mi

    Given the current weather conditions in Rochester, NY, these may be stable for a bit...
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    I just flogged mine around the country for about...

    I just flogged mine around the country for about 8500 miles. During the trip it got an oil change and a new front brake line. It's a 2001 with 32k miles and I put over 20k of them on in the last 3...
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    My thumper at Valles Caldera, NM....

    My thumper at Valles Caldera, NM.
    http://k9gromit.smugmug.com/photos/677227340_uMzFB-XL.jpg
  23. Thread: Us Route 20

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    US 20 passes just south of my place in Rochester,...

    US 20 passes just south of my place in Rochester, NY. You are welcome here, coffee and spare bedroom are provided. :thumb
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    Sticky: Yep, shooting it was easy, dragging it back to my...

    Yep, shooting it was easy, dragging it back to my truck was the hard part. :bliss
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    Sticky: Not clean here:...

    Not clean here:
    http://k9gromit.smugmug.com/photos/486828601_A5vgf-L.jpg
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