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    Stealing food or "Counter Cruising" as it is...

    Stealing food or "Counter Cruising" as it is sometimes refered to can be controled with a 16 oz. plastic bottle with a few coins in it. l use 5 or 6. When he goes for the food or any thing else you...
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    Lighting

    We did an addition 15 years ago and went nuts with recessed cans, track lighting and hanging lamps with floods. It was what the designer spected .The thing I don't like is the bulbs are expencive and...
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    Rotors

    First bike, wife's 2005 1200gs with cast wheels: The front brakes shook the bars violently at 10K. That was the miliage at which I rode the bike and noticed it. She said it had been doing it for a...
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    Both my wife's 05 gs and my 07 Adv came with...

    Both my wife's 05 gs and my 07 Adv came with copper colored (sintered) pads on the fronts. These have hardly any wear in 16k and 10k respectively. Both bikes also came with black backing...
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    This is normal from my experience. My wifes 05...

    This is normal from my experience. My wifes 05 1200 gs got 6000 miles on rears, my 07 ADV got 6200 and a friend's 07Adv less than 6000. There are 2 kinds of pads available from BMW. The ones with the...
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    side stand

    Over on Adv rider someone made an adjustable stand. He cut it and machined a treaded sleeve to lenghten or shorten it.

    Be careful how you approach this. If he gets one too long he wont be able...
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    BMW Can't Decide

    which to use. I just replaced the shocks on my new 1200gs adv with Wilbers. The lower mounting bolt on the front shock was loaded with red locktite and was very difficult to remove even with a lot of...
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    Slow Riding

    I just yesterday received the DVD of Ride Like a Pro IV from Jerry Paladino.
    http://ridelikeapro.com I have only had time to watch about 1hr so far and due to the rain haven't tried them yet. Being...
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    clutch splines

    This happend twice on my wife's 2001 gs. Once at 33k and again at 60k.
    fortunately we were not inconvienenced too badly. First time warranty picked up a new clutch and input shaft. Second time a...
  10. Thread: Daytona Deaths

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    Races during Bike Week

    I second that. Last year I paid $45 to watch two Formula Extreme rider lap the field in the first half of the race and proceed to run away with it. I will not go back until the superbikes run the...
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    tensioners

    If you live with the rattle you run the chance off destroying the guide rails the chains run in. These are plastic, strong plastic but still plastic. Take off the valve covers and inspect these rails...
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