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  1. Sandy Borden - Keep writing and let us know how and where you are

    Ditto, Ditto, Ditto drummer.

    Sandy and her writing have been a great breath of fresh air to the MOA ON. I am missing her stories and adventures. I have a 15yo son about to start riding on the...
  2. Let's see...

    there is something I am missing here... if CA has some 37,000,000 residents [not sure if that includes illegals] then 1:47 = something like three quarters of a million m/c's - pretty significant.
  3. Service

    Plus many on http://bavarianmotorcycleworkshop.com/

    I have ridden MERA LD events out of SLC for many years and have used them for service before and after such events as the 10 n 10 - these guys...
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    Wind

    While I believe a lot here is written with good intention, I will differ a bit in the way I approach a windy ride - especially quarter to full cross-winds.

    I believe in attacking the wind by...
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    Insurance

    Progressive [now called DRIVE Insurance in CA] has done me real good for 7+ yrs. I have 3 bikes w/ them and have full-tilt coverage and 100/300k liability - the policies on the 3 were in the $425...
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    fuel tank capacity

    Back to gallons tho I will do some conversions. I have an '07 1200 RT that i have removed the filler tube from, and have completely turned around the gas cap assembly so this it opens 'correctly' by...
  7. Thread: R1200RT Recall

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    side cases

    Maybe I'm smokin' a different flavor :ha butt I have always had trouble ONLY with the left case and only after I have stopped riding long enough to fill up with gas or get a motel room... hint... ...
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    1st Beemer

    Well, back in the late 50's and early 60's there were basically only H-Ds that were sitting in a puddle of oil and were impossible to start from watching the crowds along the side of the roads in...
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    mileage

    My '07 is in the 53,000 miles range and headed for Ted"s Beemer Shop and a Wilburs install this week. I love the bike and have farkeled it heavily. My Pinnacle extended warranty insurance bought me...
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    RT tankbag

    Linda T at http://customtankbags.com/ will make you what you want and/or need for good value. She is an artist when it comes to completing a personal item. I am very pleased with the bag she made...
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    spped and endurance

    Well, the caffeine is wearing down butt I will have one more say...

    I did train; I did do well based on the training. Was I sleep deprived - yep, by most of your definitions. Was I dangerous to...
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    sleep

    well, you might not be able to 'train' for something you aren't interested in, butt I can guarantee you that when you do want to do something, the 'training' does a lot for you.

    The conditioning,...
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    These stats are meaningless in the context of...

    These stats are meaningless in the context of endurance riders, who are for the most part well trained riders and who did not jump into long distance riding without some serious training and...
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    exciting and dangerous

    The stats may or may not be forthcoming.

    I can say this from experience and known history, there are very few deaths associated with the Iron Butt Association. While there are only a very few...
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    PR 2 B designation

    I am on my 3rd set of Michellin Pilot Road 2s and have loved them. No complaints, plenty of grip and good longevity. Due to Iron Butt riding I have yet to "finish off" a set of these tires but it...
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    Clutch

    I would never argue with Paul G [I'm afraid of his wife! <g>] but, I believe you will have good life from your clutch if you remember to put the bike in neutral as you roll to a stop. It is easier...
  17. Thread: 2000 R 1150 Gs

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    2000 R1150 Gs

    Mine has been, and still is a real gem. I have about 140k on it and everything is original except gas tanks that I have swapped for more capacity. [Sorry, also timing chain tensioners, tires and...
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    protection

    I have used tank pads on the RT and GS with much happiness.

    I applied someone's [?] very thick and well cut headlight protection film on the RT and it went on with lotsa care and work, but looks...
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    How Far Can I Go?...

    Well, last Fri I wasn't able to go far enough on the RT - ran out on the I-5 on top of the Grapevine and it took 3:45 to get back on the road. I had also forgotten my cell phone so was at the mercy...
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    RT tankbag

    I am very pleased with my custom tank bag made by Linda T. Check out the website www.customtankbags.com . She has many options that are available and you can have what you need.

    I really like the...
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    Baja March 2008 1st day sunrise

    Early morning
  22. Thread: Issues / Agenda

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    Issues / Agenda

    I have read the ON and am impressed that there are candidates who seem to have different ideas. I feel I was blind-sided from the last election by something that was apparently already in the works,...
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    Scorpions

    I used to get 12k+ on the rear, and 16K+ on the front with the Scorpions - loved 'em. Now they are gone...:sick

    I have seen Maxxis Presa Detours advertized and they look good. Apparently they...
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    Oil Filler Cap - resolved

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    It is something these days, to have a truely genuine resolution to a problem that seems to come from nowhere. All I did for several years was open and close the after-market oil filler cap -...
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    Oil Filler Cap & Insert

    I am looking for an answer from someone who has had similar difficulties and resolved them...

    My aftermarket oil fill cap threads itself into a slip-fit insert that has a single '0' ring. The...
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