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    So a guy over at I-BMW (the K bike forum) said...

    So a guy over at I-BMW (the K bike forum) said that the "handshake' method would work until its charged and then once it goes to the float mode, the system will shut it down.
    The float indicator...
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    Yep, that "handshake" is what I thought I read...

    Yep, that "handshake" is what I thought I read about.
    We'll see if it works.
    Am I risking damaging anything electrical if I try that?

    Thanks!
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    Yuasa Battery Charger with CAN Bus?

    So I finally brought my new to me 2005 K1200S home from the dealership where it waited for me till the weather broke around here.

    I use a Yuasa Hotshot battery tender on my 1996 GS where I just...
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    Sticky: K1200s

    Recently bought this one.
    Current R1100GS owner, had a K100RT a number of years ago.
    Looking forward to Wedge experience.

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    I never got mine. :scratch I always have it by...

    I never got mine. :scratch

    I always have it by the first of the month.
    I checked to see if my membership lapsed, but no.

    Anyone have an idea who I need to talk to about getting my copy?
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    Well after weeks of rain and other diversions, a...

    Well after weeks of rain and other diversions, a throttlebody sync was done.
    Runs better but no real change in the noise. Maybe a little quieter but not really much better.
    I've put 400 miles or...
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    Here's a link to a thread I started over at ADV...

    Here's a link to a thread I started over at ADV when I replaced my FD seal.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585299

    Check this out, too. It was buried within a thread within a...
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    Wow... You sir, are a wealth of information!...

    Wow...
    You sir, are a wealth of information! :bow

    We'll see if the sync quiets things down.
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    Since the tranny fluid was clear, I'm more...

    Since the tranny fluid was clear, I'm more convinced than ever that it's gear chatter as Paul said above.

    Paul, if you're out there, explain to me the concept here.
    I've heard that before but I'm...
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    I changed the tranny fluid today looking for...

    I changed the tranny fluid today looking for metal bearing flakes and it was as clear as it was when I changed it 3500 miles ago.
    Ran a stick magnet thru it even. Nothing.
    Little bit of metal...
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    Thanks, Paul! I really appreciate your input...

    Thanks, Paul!
    I really appreciate your input here.
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    Thanks for the input, guys. A throttle body...

    Thanks for the input, guys.

    A throttle body sync will be first on my to do list.

    I'll change the fluid as suggested and see what it looks like.

    I'm still concerned however, about the leaking...
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    Thanks so much for the reply, Paul! I was really...

    Thanks so much for the reply, Paul!
    I was really hoping you would see this.

    I saw somewhere else that a throttle body sync could help this out.

    What do you suppose is causing the oil or fluid...
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    '96 1100GS Clutch Noise?

    I posted over at ADV looking for some ideas on this issue but not much response.
    So I'm here hoping for some expert advice.

    Here's the story:

    I have been hearing a subtle noise in the last...
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    Turns out, my leak was nothing more than the big...

    Turns out, my leak was nothing more than the big seal around the crown gear.

    Got lots of help over at ADV.
    Here's the thread:

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585299
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    +1 on the pebble. I have an 1100GS also. That...

    +1 on the pebble.
    I have an 1100GS also.
    That happened to me once and it was a pebble wedged under the rear brake pedal.
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    I'm wondering the same thing. Mine started...

    I'm wondering the same thing.
    Mine started leaking while riding some gravel/dirt over the weekend.

    It was showing up on the tire and upon further inspection, appeared to be leaking around the...
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    I used to race motocross and ride dirtbikes with...

    I used to race motocross and ride dirtbikes with my best friend Jack.
    He started riding road bikes but for years, I wouldn't.
    When I finally did, I would take his advice about street riding...
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    Returning from the MOA National in Wisconsin....

    Returning from the MOA National in Wisconsin.
    Picture taken from wife's car reflected in my visor...

    http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p115/TrailingJack/motorcycle/100_0474-1.jpg
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    Well said, franze! :thumb

    Well said, franze! :thumb
  21. No "cruisers" in sight. Not one. I think I...

    No "cruisers" in sight.
    Not one.
    I think I might move. ;)
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    I use HIFLOFILTRO or just "HIFLO". You can...

    I use HIFLOFILTRO or just "HIFLO".
    You can search them on the web for places to get 'em. My local shop guy gets them for my GS for about $7.
    They get great press and are TUV approved. Plus a great...
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    Sticky: Spruce Knob, WV Memorial Day weekend 2006. Great...

    Spruce Knob, WV Memorial Day weekend 2006.
    Great riding there, then on to the MX National at High Point the next day. :clap
    ...
  24. Thread: The Dakar

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    The Dakar

    With all credit due to M1ka to his links to Dakar coverage, go here to follow this event in real time. There are people posting here that are real close to what is going on. Facinating inside...
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    Wilco, you say? Certainly you are familiar with...

    Wilco, you say?
    Certainly you are familiar with Uncle Tupelo;
    or:
    Ryan Adams/Whiskeytown
    Richmond Fontaine
    The Gourds
    Drive By Truckers
    Jayhawks
    - all in the "Americana" vein in some way or...
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