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    1:5 Scale Scratch Built R/32 Model

    Sorry if this has been seen here before but here's a link to an incredible 1:5 scale R/32 that this gentleman made from scratch, casting & all. ...
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    I've had very good results with a product from...

    I've had very good results with a product from S-100 called "special surface cleaner". It comes in a smallish pump spray bottle & it seems to dissolve bugs better & faster than anything else i've...
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    Pirelli "Trail" or "Sync" for 1200GS?

    I'd like some feedback on the pros & cons of the tires in the thread title from anyone who's got any experience with either of them on their 1200GS. From what little info. i've been able to find it...
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    I just posted something similar in oilheads. I...

    I just posted something similar in oilheads. I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form for my 1100GS yesterday for $9. I have it on my desktop along with my Haynes in the shop.
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    I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form...

    I got the BMW shop manual in downloadable form yesterday from tradebit.com for $9 for my 1100GS. I already have the Haynes as well, which by the way has torque specs. With the manual on my desktop I...
  6. My Dad's Friend Won't Give Up Without A Fight

    I went for a short, 250 mile round trip ride yesterday with my brother, dad, & my dad's friend. Dad's friend is 55 & a few years ago he developed serious health problems & was told he didn't have...
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    I don't remember how old Vai was when he started...

    I don't remember how old Vai was when he started playing but he was hired by Frank Zappa when he was 19 to transcribe all of Zappas recorded guitar solos, note for note. Not an easy task & one few...
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    Use a cell phone, lose your license

    The foreman at my job was going home after work the other day & got creamed from the side by a 17 year old girl leaving a store parking lot while trying to send someone a text message. And the other...
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    Last summer I was at an AA meeting & had ridden...

    Last summer I was at an AA meeting & had ridden my GS there. A rather attractive 40 something woman who was there with her boyfriend on their Harley engaged me in small talk, mostly about bikes. She...
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    Yeah, he was in a hurry to get away. I was...

    Yeah, he was in a hurry to get away. I was surprised at how quick he/she was given their normally placid nature. The picture was easy, he was dead in the photo. I know some would let him go on his...
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    Texas, just south of Houston.

    Texas, just south of Houston.
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    My wife almost stepped on this

    This is only the second one i've ever seen in the wild, both times in my yard. I realize they have to work pretty hard to envenomate a person but don't tell my wife that....
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    Sharing my love of motorcycling with...

    my (almost) 8 year old daughter. A while back someone started a father/daughter thread at advrider.com so I thought i'd try & start a similar thread here. I'm grateful to my dad for getting my...
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    Not that it matters, but the small clip I saw on the news it looked like he was riding an RT.
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    Just got off the phone with a nice lady at BMWMOA...

    Just got off the phone with a nice lady at BMWMOA who told me the problem was that I hadn't been assigned a mail code & apparently whoever i've spoken with before has over looked that. She said that...
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    Trouble receiving BMWMOA magazine

    Since joining up several months back i've had to call to get my first two issues of the owners group magazine sent to me & the newest issue hasn't arrived yet either. I've sent e-mails too & each...
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    I hit one in my car once, or it hit me I should...

    I hit one in my car once, or it hit me I should say. If i'd have been on the bike I don't think i'd be writing this! Missed a small one once while on my Kawasaki ZX-11 by no more than a couple of...
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    I think the ad is intended to make people want to...

    I think the ad is intended to make people want to buy ****, not talk about it.
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    New Harley commercial is just silly!

    The last couple of nights on ESPN they've been running a Harley Christmas commercial that shows a biker Santa delivering HD apparel etc. to a house & among other things, looking at a list that has...
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    Happy Birthday & Merry Christmas to your daughter...

    Happy Birthday & Merry Christmas to your daughter & family from me & my family too! I've got a daughter (7&1/2), so I know how you feel about her.
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    My grandfather joined the Navy in WWII at the age...

    My grandfather joined the Navy in WWII at the age of 36. He served through Vietnam & loved every minute of it. Used to try & talk my brother & I into joining up. He gave me a really cool patch off of...
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    Welcome aboard George! I'm new myself. Good...

    Welcome aboard George! I'm new myself. Good looking bike you got there. I don't recall ever seeing one in black, looks cool.
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    His passing is another reminder of my own...

    His passing is another reminder of my own mortality, especially since he was one of the icons of my generation & childhood. By the way, this reminds me of another stunt jumper when I was a young...
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    No, that's just natural "talent". It was in July.

    No, that's just natural "talent". It was in July.
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    I don't know if my GS is a "real motorcycle" or...

    I don't know if my GS is a "real motorcycle" or not but it fits the definition I have in my head pretty well. By the way, i'm a "real atheist" myself!
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