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  1. K1300S for Long distance touring for tall guys????

    '09 RT owner - love it, but getting the itch for something sportier. I'm 6'5, 235 lbs with 33 inch inseam and love my rt ergonomics. Been admiring the k1300S and thinking about going "minimalist"...
  2. Thanks for the suggestion!

    Thanks for the suggestion!
  3. Advice

    Want some advice? Go f-yourself!
  4. Need bike shipping advise; Denver area to NJ

    I'm riding my RT from NJ to Denver,meeting my Harley buds who are flying in, renting and riding. We'll spend 6 days riding in Colorado. I appreciate any advise or help shipping my bike back to NJ...
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    Got it! Thanks Theo. A good light and my son's...

    Got it! Thanks Theo. A good light and my son's good eyes and steady hand used a new blade and a long fish hook remover to cut the tape and zip tie. That boy's got the hands and eyes of a surgeon!!...
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    Thanks! I was hoping not to have to remove the...

    Thanks! I was hoping not to have to remove the nacelle, as I installed a gps bracket that is a pain to get back on. Do you think it's possible with out this removal.

    Thanks for your help,

    Tom
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    Spare plug a 2nd horn on '09 RT

    After pulling off the tupperware I cannot find the spare plug for the 2nd horn (using the high'low horns from the older bikes). Any advise? Is this the same plug used to power a GPS, as I've...
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    Dealer recommendation

    Rather than try and fix the problem yourselves why not take advantage of the service campaign?

    BMW has recognized a design flaw and are replacing the lock mechanisms for free.

    Am I missing...
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    Warranty Claim Info

    I brought my sidebags into my NJ dealer today and they replaced the lock mechanisms part 46547720291 and 2 under warranty on my '09 RT. The campaign is referred to replace saddlebag locks (warranty...
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    I don't understand what all the hype is about. ...

    I don't understand what all the hype is about. BMW makes it sound like this is a major redo of the RT and after comparing the two it seems like the changes are quite minor.

    Tom
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    Garmin 550 - user friendly???????

    I just purchased a Nuvi 550 to add to my new RT. I'm having difficulty creating routes for an upcoming 7-day trip from NJ to Tennessee.

    How in the ^*(((^(%^%67%7%^&%& do you create a route? It's...
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    HID upgrade

    Do the HIDs annoy folks at night (flashing their brights...)? I upgraded my last ride and started wondering if all the highbeam flashes were worth the extra visibility?

    Which brand did you...
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    Spoke with my dealer

    The tech at the dealership I purchased the bike will check with BMW rep next week in NJ.

    He assured me he would get a response as I would not have spend the extra $$$, had I known the MP3 was not...
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    In the meantime.......

    So, has anyone succesfully run power to the CD pocket to power an MP3 player??

    Tom
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    What a disappointment. I didn't realize that the...

    What a disappointment. I didn't realize that the mp3 player was volume limited. I still prefer not playing with CDs and will contact BMW via one of my German friends and see what the company line...
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    John, Mine is an '09 which has an MP3...

    John,

    Mine is an '09 which has an MP3 connector. It's incredible to me that BMW (knowing that an Ipod or Iphone in my case will be added doesn't provide power. I'll share what I learn.

    Tom
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    Thanks Ian

    I spoke with a local gentleman who lives around lake watauga who advised on some good roads east of Johnson City and around the lake area. He said he's sending a local map and that might do the...
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    MP3 Power to Right CD Fairing Unit

    As a new RT owner I've been ordering parts and pieces to get the bike set for the Spring riding season.

    I've ordered an Ipod wiring harness (direct to battery) which I would like to install in my...
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    Thanks Guys for your help!

    This forum is great. I appreciate your help and offer to send maps and discuss my options.

    My e-mail is tom.beringer@sanofi-aventis.com. I can also be reached on my mobile at 908 883-0771.
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    Cherokee National Park TN Roads

    I'm a new member to the club and came back to BMW ownership last October with the purchase of an 09 RT. While I loved my wing, one test ride on the RT spoiled everything!!

    Figures this would be...
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