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  1. Next time

    We're now up to 17 people coming in from all over the place. I'll give Tony a call and see if he handle 17 riders but I'm thinking that I'm saving this for trip #2. We've also moved the trip from...
  2. Western Trip

    Thanks all for great advice. Marty is right - this is my first trip out west and it's like being in a candy shop..... I can't seem to fit all the roads I want to do in a single outing..... We're...
  3. Well we had a gorgeous day here in DC - can it be...

    Well we had a gorgeous day here in DC - can it be August? It was cool and clear. Here's a pic of my riding buddies at Lost River WV..... looking lost.... A fitting end to this thread - thank you ALL...
  4. Nuff Said

    That does it - it's 75/93..... Thank you all. I will try and post pics/status of our Motorrad 2013 ride.

    Don't you love those frosty mornings that promise a great day of riding? We have...
  5. *GREAT* feedback

    Thanks dbrick & glenfiddich.

    Leaning towards 93..... I can't do both as we then head eastward towards home from there. Want to avoid as much traffic as possible - have enough of it here in...
  6. Lewis/Clark Trail (93) Vs Lolo Pass (93 In Idaho...

    Reaching out to my Western fellow riders. We're finalizing our western trip this fall (2 week of sept) and was hoping someone has experience with both 75->21-55->95->12 (lolo pass) in Idaho as well...
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    Gonna Miss This One

    This would have been a wonderful first rally for me as well but my daughter is rowing that weekend in Camden NJ. Can't do both. Chaconja, sorry that I'll miss you!
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    Cannister

    Well, I think that I'm going to remove it altogether and avoid the kind of problems that Paul astutely points out.

    I'm curious though because couldn't gas actually get in the charcoal filter? ...
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    Reversed Tank Vents

    Well, I should have probably posted last week that I purchased my second BMW bike - a gorgeous '03 R1150R with less than 1,600 miles. It's in fabulous shape having been garaged and not ridden. ...
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    well it does

    any pic of what that gasket looks like? i think it's there but now breyfogle has me thinking ..... cuz it's loud pop and Glaves agrees that backfiring is common but not normal. Looking at Glaves...
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    Here too

    on my 95 k75, engine braking will induce the popping and occasionally she'll backfire like a shot too. It's a 'feature' of the K75 but I'm gonna look at the gasket as my hands are still dirty from...
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    Regardless

    Irrespective of whether it's a defect, poor choice on tire pressure (and I followed the recommended tire pressure AND checked prior to each ride), the fact of the matter is:

    1. I need to replace...
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    similar post at ....

    i'm headed to bob's bmw tomorrow to work through the same issue with a lasertec tire. Will keep all posted on my outcome at:

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=47178

    pascal
  14. Thread: '95 k75

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    i regularly practice my emergency stops on the...

    i regularly practice my emergency stops on the k75 - good thing as if my initial attempts generally wind up skidding the rear tire but after a few tries, i re-learn the balance of front/back braking...
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    Thanks!

    Great feedback - k100lt, you underestimated your computing skills - what search words did you use to find it? This crack is identical to the one you posted before. It almost does look like a...
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    Squeal rear break

    Paul - reading your post on cleaning the pistons/calipers - I have this metal on metal (like a metal clip scraping on the disk) on the rear brake. A couple of presses of the brake pedal stops it...
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    gorgeous

    it's beautiful - ride away!
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    Tire Split - Metzler

    Looking for some advice from the K team here - while checking my tires before the ride today, I noticed about an inch long crack on the inside tread of my Metzler tires. It seems to be a tear/rip...
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    TinyTrain's R1200R & K75

    Okay TT, you've whetted my appetite and fueled my curiousity. I bought my K75 late last summer, cranked in a bunch of miles before the cold set in, and been working on the bike over the winter...
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    David

    My ON magazine arrived today and I immediately read your article. David's Proficient Motorcycling sits on my night stand and I read it regularly. What's particularly interesting about his book is...
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    Wow

    Did Paul and Voni actually respond to my introduction? Now that's worth way more than the price of admission to BMWMOA! Now to get back into the chair that I just fell from....

    PHM - 800...
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    Awesome

    If DC should ever be on your list of destinations.... door's open. Jim and I are noodling on the western part of NC or Tennessee - Blowing Rock area. That'll probably be in the spring.

    As you...
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    Happy Thanksgiving All!

    Well - my neighbors think I'm a thin Santa and my kids say that I look like a Russian cosmonaut. I figure that I'm visible to more than my neighbors and family. And I'm the only person in my hood...
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    New K75 member here too

    Spurred by gawga_boy and his new K75 toy, I'm introducing myself too. Been a bmwmoa member since late July and been lurking for a while but it's time to say hello to all. I've been really enjoying...
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