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    My ZTechnik tall windscreen did exactly the same...

    My ZTechnik tall windscreen did exactly the same thing: hit the left turn signal, but not the right. I removed the screen and then hit the flat part of the bracket (where the screen mounts) with a...
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    Z Technik

    I have this shield on my R1200R as well. I am 5'3" and started out with the shorter of the two heights but found I got buffeting and noise. Options were to cut it down a bit or go with the taller...
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    I have the factory-lowered R1200R and the BMW...

    I have the factory-lowered R1200R and the BMW side cases and top case. The side cases are very durable and can handle alot of abuse (DAMHIK). They're enormous, larger than the BMW cases on my...
  4. Thread: oil changes

    by agmom98
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    I have no scientific facts or evidence, just...

    I have no scientific facts or evidence, just experience. I changed the (dino) oil every 6,000 miles or so on my R1150R, sometimes (gasp!) even going 7,000 or 8,000 miles between changes if I was...
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    2004 BMW R1150R 90,000 miles (at which time I...

    2004 BMW R1150R
    90,000 miles (at which time I traded it for a new R1200R)
    Paralever bushings @ 65,000 miles. Period. That's it! She was a very reliable bike.

    Of course there were the usual...
  6. Welcome to the vertically challenged club! Short...

    Welcome to the vertically challenged club! Short female riders rule! :groovy

    LOL! I am also short, but I've learned to adapt. I can get the left foot down flat while keeping right foot on the...
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    I can understand your consternation when riding...

    I can understand your consternation when riding 2-up. Nice to have good solid footing when coming to a stop or when the passenger is mounting or dismounting. I put 1" lowering shocks on my oilhead...
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    I'll "second" the Arai Profile helmet for good...

    I'll "second" the Arai Profile helmet for good airflow, and I live in hot-as-heck Houston. There is no cure for helmet hair, sorry to say. Don't let her buy the helmet too big thinking it will...
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    Pam, when I first learned to ride, I was single...

    Pam, when I first learned to ride, I was single and had no choice, I HAD to suck it up and get out there and ride by myself or I'd never ride at all. I truly believe that I wouldn't be the rider...
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    I put 90,000 miles on an '05 R1150R and have now...

    I put 90,000 miles on an '05 R1150R and have now put 30,000 miles on an '09 R1200R, so here are my thoughts:
    Power - the 1200 has noticeably more power in all gears. It's more responsive in 6th...
  11. Thread: R1150R Dash

    by agmom98
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    Here's a photo taken back when my '04 R1150R was...

    Here's a photo taken back when my '04 R1150R was brand new (no longer have it).
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    top row of lights: left turn signal, high beam, neutral, low gas warning, right turn signal.

    middle row...
  12. I have no experience with Rick Mayer, but have...

    I have no experience with Rick Mayer, but have purchased 4 seats from Bill Mayer over the years for BMW's and, most recently, for my FZ6. Seat preference is a very personal thing, since no two...
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    LOL! This just made my day!! Yet another...

    LOL! This just made my day!!

    Yet another loveable idiosyncracy, like how the horn announces a full-lock right turn.
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