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    He's right - and it is hard to predict which week...

    He's right - and it is hard to predict which week that will be. Part of our national anthem has the words "the frozen North, strong and free."

    There ARE Canadian motorcyclists. We all run...
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    A few years ago my wife found herself hankering...

    A few years ago my wife found herself hankering for a sports car convertible - recalling when she owned one in her 20's. Had and still have a 2001 Subaru Outback and 1987 Ford pickup - both very...
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    Seen on a highway reader board outside a storage...

    Seen on a highway reader board outside a storage facility:

    "The Past, the Present, and the Future enter a bar.

    It was tense."

    My question: who are they advertising to? Anyone who didn't...
  4. Thread: Losing things

    by BCKRider
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    Lots of ways to go on glasses. For a couple of...

    Lots of ways to go on glasses. For a couple of decades I've opted for "expensive" and been happy, so I go back. If you can find "much cheaper" and are happy, you should go back too. A 72 year old...
  5. Thread: Losing things

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    Given your track record, you might want to...

    Given your track record, you might want to consider getting expensive glasses with all the bells and whistles and also a cheap pair which only correct your distance vision. Take your helmet when you...
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    Too many questions for one post. 1. Occasionally...

    Too many questions for one post. 1. Occasionally get useful info from this site, the weather post, and other sites. 2. Always a fairly private person, I enjoy these internet interactions. 3. Not...
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    Bud, if you store the leaves under a bed, I find...

    Bud, if you store the leaves under a bed, I find it much less work to use full swan oak. Just pull out the table, get out your swan call, and the leaves will fly into place. This doesn't work,...
  8. Thread: Losing things

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    Several years ago I had spent a couple hours...

    Several years ago I had spent a couple hours hacking down brush with a scythe when I realized things were looking a bit bleary. My glasses were still on my face but the right lens was missing. ...
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    Hey, correct me if I am wrong. What most of us...

    Hey, correct me if I am wrong. What most of us want is very quick acceleration for passing. How many of you would be pissed off if you had that, but your very top speed was 100 mph? I've never...
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    Post #10 answered your question about the Laminar...

    Post #10 answered your question about the Laminar Lip. I think they are cheap enough to be a worthwhile try on any windscreen, assuming you are not happy with a stock KRS windscreen or indeed any...
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    These are dangerous people. And I "respect" the...

    These are dangerous people. And I "respect" the possibility of them doing me serious harm. No, I don't respect criminals (and can't imagine why they advertise themselves as such, while continuing...
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    What really fits one persons body can be awful...

    What really fits one persons body can be awful for someone else - and I don't think you can really tell that without riding the bike. I had a '87K75 to which the original owner had added (at...
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    Any morals in these various stories? Maybe. ...

    Any morals in these various stories? Maybe. When you see in your mirrors a group of riders closing in on you - 1%ers, sport bikers, hopefully not Wingnuts - pull over if you can, or move to the...
  14. Thread: k100 vs k1100

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    While brighter lights will hopefully shine on...

    While brighter lights will hopefully shine on your question, I can mention two problems with my '92 K100RS 16 valve. The ABS failed a couple years ago and the cheaper possible fixes haven't worked. ...
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    Center stands are great for all the reasons...

    Center stands are great for all the reasons mentioned. Four caveats:

    1. On anything but a flat, hard and very level surface, use the side stand with something to spread the weight under the side...
  16. Thread: BMW Talk

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    Thank you AKbeemer and Pauls1150 for the laughs -...

    Thank you AKbeemer and Pauls1150 for the laughs - and also the pertinent warning on the OP. Hope that is the kind of thing which keeps this thread on the good side of the mods.

    When I bought my...
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    I've been watching quite a bit of the winter...

    I've been watching quite a bit of the winter Olympics - ALWAYS RECORDED ON THE PVR - so six clicks takes me through the commercials. I don't really care which individual (or nation) gets the...
  18. Anyone here watching the winter Olympics? Lot's...

    Anyone here watching the winter Olympics? Lot's of "death-defying" events which I love to watch but can't imagine doing, even if I was again in my 20's. And there are a LOT of motorcycling "events"...
  19. Thread: Closed thread

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    I don't like to think I am a stupid person, but I...

    I don't like to think I am a stupid person, but I just can't understand that post. Could ikchris perhaps clarify what he is trying to communicate?
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    My take...

    Interesting that the "last straw" post was actually rather witty (we can always use more of that) but, for sure, it was also mean. (Implied but not stated - "the only good communist is a dead...
  21. Thread: Closed thread

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    Does anybody know what DennisDarrow is trying to...

    Does anybody know what DennisDarrow is trying to communicate? Or would he care to explain what he means? I haven't a clue how the above words relate to closing a topic.
  22. Thread: Dedication

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    I'm more concerned with his tires (dry rot/wet...

    I'm more concerned with his tires (dry rot/wet rot?) and the chrome. Also, did he remember to add Stabil to the tank? Certainly, an annual exhumation is in order to service these items as needed...
  23. Paul, as a person who has ridden across the US...

    Paul, as a person who has ridden across the US and a lot of Canada many times, which would you prefer: 1. lower speed limits that are sporadically enforced and hence often violated with the...
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    Interesting comments. In my opinion, anybody who...

    Interesting comments. In my opinion, anybody who passes a stopped school bus with the lights flashing, anybody who speeds through a school zone when children ARE present or even MIGHT be present but...
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    School Zone speed limits

    Here in B.C. I've seen two versions: 1."30 kph (for you in the US, that translates to about 18 mph) between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm on school days," and 2. "30 kph when children are on the highway."

    I...
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