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  1. Thread: R1150r

    by TomBarnhart
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    Look at a R1200R, lighter, more power, no wizzy...

    Look at a R1200R, lighter, more power, no wizzy brakes, a bit better handling. I put over 50K miles on a 2003 R1150, traded it on a 2009 R1200, it is a far better bike. After about 50K miles I had...
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    Depends !!!!!!

    Depends !!!!!!
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    The BA combination is great. I also bought a...

    The BA combination is great. I also bought a folding cot. Byer of Maine has a great folding cot. The extra bulk is well worth the extra comfort at night.
  4. Unfortunately, cops do not buy the motorcycles. ...

    Unfortunately, cops do not buy the motorcycles. In our community, a tight fisted city manager and city council make the decision solely on price. When I worked for the local police department...
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    I hate them. Most are either not as funny as the...

    I hate them. Most are either not as funny as the owner thinks they are, or the sign of an ego gone wild. Just my opinion, yes it is like an a--hole, everyone has one and most of them stink.

    No...
  6. Mt Pisgah Inn on the BRP is a nice lodge. ...

    Mt Pisgah Inn on the BRP is a nice lodge. Somewhat pricey, but rustic. You cannot beat the evening entertainment: a parade of skunks begging for snacks at the rear of the lodges. If you plan to...
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    language

    I had French, Spanish, and German in HS, along with the then required latin. We have taken numerous trips abroad, and I have managed to struggle through with the help of the Langscheid guide books. ...
  8. heat

    Dry heat is a silent killer. You do not appear to sweat, but your body looses lots of water that immediately evaporates. An evaporative cooling vest works great, as well as a camelback. Keep...
  9. Enjoy every minute you have left After over 62...

    Enjoy every minute you have left After over 62 years of riding, I am in the process of giving it up. Health and physical acuity are slipping, and I want to go out without any major hurts. Just...
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    I am sorry to say that Jan and I will not be able...

    I am sorry to say that Jan and I will not be able to attend this year. I have shoulder surgery the week before, so I will not be in good enough condition to make the 8 hour drive. Will probably be...
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    A lot of truth in the above responses. The 30 or...

    A lot of truth in the above responses. The 30 or 50 amp service is usually not an option. Most bigger rigs use 50 amp service so that you can use all the electrical toys, including 2 AC units. The...
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    Biggest hidden problem is the brake system. On a...

    Biggest hidden problem is the brake system. On a bike that old both the master and wheel cylinders may have a lot of corrosion. Rebuild kits are virtually non existent and new parts are in the $500...
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    Most frequently quoted explanation: In the good...

    Most frequently quoted explanation: In the good old days everyone rode on Sunday so HD dealers stayed open to service the breakdowns and sell to the shoppers. They needed Monday to relax and count...
  14. There is only one relay on the Centex box. There...

    There is only one relay on the Centex box. There are 5 or 6 positions on the Centex. Two of these are "hot" all the time, the others are controlled by the relay. For example on my bike:

    Hot...
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    I have a 2008 R1200R and noticed the bags were...

    I have a 2008 R1200R and noticed the bags were getting a bit loose. I drilled a hole through the lower bag mount tab and the bike's hardware and inserted a safety-pin type locking pin that secures...
  16. I used the orange tail light feed for the...

    I used the orange tail light feed for the trigger, you can also use the bike's accessory plug as a feed since both are activated by the ignition. The 40 amp (i used a 30amp) power feed to the box...
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    the campgrounds on the BRP are great. Only a few...

    the campgrounds on the BRP are great. Only a few are crowded during the week. The lodges on the parkway are neat. It is a good way to go, ride a few hours, have a good lunch, ride a few more hours...
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    I was concerned that something he disagreed with...

    I was concerned that something he disagreed with ate him :laugh
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    RKA..good selection of sizes, and a quality made...

    RKA..good selection of sizes, and a quality made bag. Small family-owned business too.
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    I have bought tires from both SW and Motorcycle...

    I have bought tires from both SW and Motorcycle superstore. Prices are about the same, both with free shipping. MC Superstore has a list for local installers and their price. Last tires I bought...
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    Life is too short to be bothered with cheap or...

    Life is too short to be bothered with cheap or stupid people. Neighbor or not, let him stew, and by all means, do not offer to help when he screws it up.

    When I worked I was paid well to be...
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    the front cover on one of my older airheads was...

    the front cover on one of my older airheads was very grungy, after a soda blast there were still stains. Since this was not going to be a pristine bike, I sprayed the cover with silver paint, and...
  23. Thread: 1984 r65

    by TomBarnhart
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    The R-65 is a great smooth running bike but there...

    The R-65 is a great smooth running bike but there are a lot of parts that are unique to this model.
    This sounds like a great bonding opportunity. There is a wealth of help available on the list and...
  24. What is normal, and who wants to be normal. Kids...

    What is normal, and who wants to be normal. Kids have always found amusement in things that anger stodgy old farts. Different technology for different times. Fun is where you find it
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    I am going on 16 years of retirement after way...

    I am going on 16 years of retirement after way too many years of hard work and stress. We have enjoyed relatively good health and have traveled extensively. 48 states and 8 Canadian provinces by...
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