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  1. Vapor lock when the fuel is pressurized above...

    Vapor lock when the fuel is pressurized above 2.5-bar (~37psi or 85-ft of water) of the regulator? If you're having vapor lock, where's the high temp, low pressure point that the fuel is vaporizing?...
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    As another academic year starts...........It's...

    As another academic year starts...........It's plainly obvious that you need a Mercedes, BMW or Audi, at least, for many students to slum it at college. The kids with the Maserati's don't appear to...
  3. 1) Did you have the high altitude plug in? 2)...

    1) Did you have the high altitude plug in?

    2) I would check your fuel pump outlet pressure.

    3) How hot was the area above the injectors when you were going over the mountains?

    You could have...
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    I rode a 1986 K75c for 13-yrs and traded it on a...

    I rode a 1986 K75c for 13-yrs and traded it on a 1999 R1100RS. In the subsequent 15-yrs, I've almost convinced myself that superior horsepower, suspension and high-speed/weather protection were...
  5. Campaign ads. It's free speech. The dollar...

    Campaign ads. It's free speech. The dollar amount just changes the size of your bull-horn




    It was sarcasm directed at the blanket statement in a prior posting.
  6. Pretty much sums up the interstate Highway...

    Pretty much sums up the interstate Highway System.

    Curse them, one and all......
  7. E10 didn't start becoming widely available until...

    E10 didn't start becoming widely available until after MBTE was found to be a groundwater contaminant and was replaced by ethanol as an oxygenate. That occurred around 2003.
  8. Thread: 2015 Models

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    I wanted one when I was in High School. Of...

    I wanted one when I was in High School. Of course, I started riding trail bikes when I was 11. To me, they were the epitome of long distance reliability and functional design



    To me, the...
  9. Formia and Gaeta Are much less visited by the...

    Formia and Gaeta

    Are much less visited by the tourists, but the lodging, food and wine are wonderfully inexpensive. What a wonderful few days I spent there.....after work, that is.

    Would I...
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    Sorry, but according to the US census bureau ...

    Sorry, but according to the US census bureau

    http://www2.census.gov/prod2/popscan/p60-105.pdf

    the median male income is 1975 was on the order of $17,670 or ~$8.80 per hr. Accordingly, your...
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    How many 20 and 30 yr olds do you see hanging...

    How many 20 and 30 yr olds do you see hanging around a BMW shop?

    IMHO, these gadgets are added because it's easy.......
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    Ok, then explain why in 1986, when the median...

    Ok, then explain why in 1986, when the median male income was $25,260, I purchased a brand new K75c for $4250 MSRP? That purchase was 17% of the median income or 1/2 the relative cost of your R75/6.
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    If you're thinking the cost might be becoming...

    If you're thinking the cost might be becoming excessive, how do you think younger riders feel? In the USA, affluence increases with age, such that the AARP generation has the greatest disposable...
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    Jeez.........you're young

    Jeez.........you're young
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    I could say something like.... "No...

    I could say something like....

    "No doubt.........multiple teeth!"

    But, what would that achieve?

    As they say, if you can't say something nice............just move along.

    BTW - have fun...
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    Not arguing with your sentiments or the intent of...

    Not arguing with your sentiments or the intent of the posting, but Robin Williams acting career didn't start until 1978, many years after our withdrawal from Vietnam.

    Alas, he was an incredibly...
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    Kevin, So, you're not an optimist on any of...

    Kevin,

    So, you're not an optimist on any of these proposals?

    I'm going to contact my Congressman, in writing. He's the same guy that felt deferring private pension payments was a viable way to...
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    33 states have seat belt laws for occupants....

    33 states have seat belt laws for occupants. 16-states have them for younger occupants. NH has nothing. So, no national law.

    By the late 1960's, all new cars were sold with lap belts.

    Today,...
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    Solely based on locating the remote pre-load...

    Solely based on locating the remote pre-load adjuster in the same spot as the stock units, I went with the Yacaquar. According to the dealer, same price and quality as the Wilbers. Ohlins are a bit...
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    $1500 Buys a New Oilhead.........

    Well, not really. $1500 buys new shocks which makes the bike seem pretty stinking new.

    Now, I just wonder how good the bike would have felt with lower priced Hagon or Hyper-pro Tele-lever box...
  21. I reviewed the FAQ section and that info...

    I reviewed the FAQ section and that info considers the turbulence of the windscreen slipstream flow relative to the rider. As such, it seems to be a logical description.

    Relative the original...
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    If we can't convince a large segment of our own...

    If we can't convince a large segment of our own motorcycle riding brethren to wear helmets (to save their own lives), why would you expect that our "talent and knowledge" would lead the whole driving...
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    I have nothing against safer highway condition...

    I have nothing against safer highway condition for all vehicle operators. However, in my state, one side of the political spectrum doesn't do a darn thing without using states like AL as an example...
  24. On that basis, the higher CG (to provide ground...

    On that basis, the higher CG (to provide ground clearance) of the GS should be detrimental relative to an RT or RS (RIP). But, if you consider the frontal area of bike and the rider, the GS should...
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    But, much better off than if you would have got...

    But, much better off than if you would have got that "wad-o-cash" in the 1950's or 1960's......
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