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  1. Thread: crashed S1000RR

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    This strikes me as a lawsuit waiting to happen. ...

    This strikes me as a lawsuit waiting to happen. Fixing a bike for your own use is fine since you are accepting the risk that what you don't know might hurt you.

    If the owner knew what he was...
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    Full press release:...

    Full press release:
    https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/global/pressDetail.html?title=the-new-bmw-r-1200-rs&outputChannelId=6&id=T0193390EN&left_menu_item=node__9644
  3. Thread: overheating

    by lkraus
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    The heads and upper cylinders on your 2012 RT...

    The heads and upper cylinders on your 2012 RT camhead have passages which carry oil to cool those areas (like older oilheads and hexheads). These passages are in roughly the same areas as the water...
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    All the cars and trucks I've used had a dipstick,...

    All the cars and trucks I've used had a dipstick, most had a five quart capacity and the ADD OIL mark indicated a quart low. That's 20% of capacity. Never added oil except at changes or unless the...
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    I'm sure you will get some good responses from...

    I'm sure you will get some good responses from others local to that area, but in the meantime, Google is your friend. Search for "motorcycle roads indiana" and you will find enough links to keep you...
  6. Thread: Oil filters

    by lkraus
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    Most of my non-dealer supplies come from...

    Most of my non-dealer supplies come from http://www.beemerboneyard.com/.

    Coupon code of BMWST (BMWSport Touring forum) is good for 10% off, don't know if BMWMOA has any effect.
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    Worked for her... ...

    Worked for her...

    http://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/kate-johnston-coast-to-coast-to-coast-insanity-ride
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    Other than the Wunderlich bars, I've not seen...

    Other than the Wunderlich bars, I've not seen anything that protects the portions of the bag that are damaged in a drop. Usually that is the top outside edge of the lid. Nor have I found adhesive...
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    Interesting alternative Plasti-Dip type spray...

    Interesting alternative Plasti-Dip type spray here: http://paint-wrap.com/. More color choices , clear and metallics.
  10. +1 Single multi-wire connector between right...

    +1

    Single multi-wire connector between right side low beam and high beam will disconnect all the head lights.
  11. Nothing at all.

    Nothing at all.
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    http://blogs.usda.gov/2014/08/29/us-forest-service...

    http://blogs.usda.gov/2014/08/29/us-forest-service-asks-how-does-your-marshmallow-roast/
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    The story is probably true, but loses credibility...

    The story is probably true, but loses credibility due to the authors' anonymity.
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    The Forest Service should butt out of the diet...

    The Forest Service should butt out of the diet choices and rejoice in the fact that the kids are enjoying the forest instead of sitting at home with the Xbox.
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    My PLAN is to stop when they reach into my coffin...

    My PLAN is to stop when they reach into my coffin and remove the key from my pocket.




    Though I've noticed that plans tend to change when they meet reality.
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    Don't know of any specific hands-on training...

    Don't know of any specific hands-on training courses, but there is plenty of reference material available if you have prior experience with any other vehicle. The Jim von Baden DVD's are very good....
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    Scary stuff. I wonder how you managed to get back...

    Scary stuff. I wonder how you managed to get back home?

    You really don't know that you had "your first at fault spill after 50 years" - someone else's actions could have caused the accident,...
  18. You are only 4-8 weeks out of the two year parts...

    You are only 4-8 weeks out of the two year parts warranty for that replacement switch. I'd put some pressure on the dealer to get BMW to cover the new switch. BMW knows the original design had...
  19. Yes! and YES! Don't leave us hanging...

    Yes! and YES!

    Don't leave us hanging...
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    To me, it looks like the driver "caused" the...

    To me, it looks like the driver "caused" the accident.
    Also looks like the rider chose not to avoid it.

    Both lose.
  21. Um, my letter and all other reports say 12 years....

    Um, my letter and all other reports say 12 years. Still good news.
  22. Well, as Greg noticed...

    Well, as Greg noticed, all of rockbottom's posts disappeared, except as quoted in replies. I could not reach the Flea Market part of last night, and the entire site was down this morning.

    We do...
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    Did the starter crank the engine at all? If the...

    Did the starter crank the engine at all? If the bike was down long enough, there is at least a possibility that the cylinder has collected some oil, which of course does not compress. Using the...
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    Didn't realize the R 9S was the predecessor to...

    Didn't realize the R 9S was the predecessor to the R nineT...
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    I have my original '06 owners manual and two...

    I have my original '06 owners manual and two slightly different downloaded manuals. None mention anything about FD oil change requirements. Running-in check, service/inspection intervals at 6000 and...
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