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    Thanks for the replies and good information. It...

    Thanks for the replies and good information. It "sounds" like we might just want to stay on the superslab as much as possible. How would you characterize the weather during the last week of...
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    If you cut up Hwy 3 you'll miss the "great"...

    If you cut up Hwy 3 you'll miss the "great" section of 36.
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    Traversing Iowa

    Let's say you had a day to get from Davenport, IA to Mitchell, SD. Yes, it's a long way and I don't have time for sightseeing. I've also noticed a distinct lack of those green "scenic byway" dots...
  4. Thread: GT on Steriods

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    GT on Steriods

    I've been a two-up GL rider and for the last eight years a two-up LT rider. Having finally test ridden the new GTL and reviewing its ergonomics, stowage, and accessories I believe I can accurately...
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    Memorial Day Ride - Sacramento/East Bay

    ÔÇóMay 30, 2011 - EXR Memorial Day Ride.

    ÔÇóRally Point and Time: 0715 at the Starbucks in West Sacramento (715 Harbor Point Place, off of Reed Ave.). TFBECO at 0745.

    ÔÇóWeÔÇÖll...
  6. Thread: Why?

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    Gas will probably level off around $4 a gallon...

    Gas will probably level off around $4 a gallon for the summer if I'm reading my commodity futures correctly. Having spent the weekend with an RV club full of people complaining about fuel, I got...
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    I would agree that you should be able to ride...

    I would agree that you should be able to ride two-up on anything unpaved. I've ridden through numerous NP with road construction in the past 4-5 years and usually if the road isn't paved, it's very...
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    Obviously anyone can look up generic data on the...

    Obviously anyone can look up generic data on the internet. Most of the time riders on this site are trying to find some local contacts and current information.(humint) That Caltrans post is the...
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    The Gouldings recommendation is a good one but...

    The Gouldings recommendation is a good one but you need to have reservations for anything there ASAP. It's usually sold out 10 months to a year in advance. It's an awesome location full of history...
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    Trip Planning Update 1.3 Again, many thanks to...

    Trip Planning Update 1.3

    Again, many thanks to all who've contributed to this thread. It's been very helpful and it all becomes more poignant as we review the NE maps. I've received most of the...
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    Need Your Creative Input, Please!

    Hey Good Buddies,

    I'm looking for a creative, mostly off interstate route between say Bowling Green, KY and Rapid City, SD. We have 3-4 days to make the run. Any thoughts on nice routes, sights...
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    Moved to Sunday

    It appears the bulk of the incoming weather system will hit us very early Saturday morning and continue throughout the day tapering off Saturday evening. Frankly, I don't know why tomorrow couldn't...
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    Annual New Years BMW Convergence

    Now in its fourth year!

    All riders of any make are invited to find their own roads and converge upon Wimpy's Marina on the delta in Walnut Grove for lunch on New Years Day. Stop by for a few...
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    This is great information and I'll be checking my...

    This is great information and I'll be checking my maps this weekend. I agree we'll need at least two days to get up to Portland as you've suggested. Nothing like excellent local recon data!

    So...
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    Very cool and useful information. Right now the...

    Very cool and useful information. Right now the plan is to be up in the that area Sept 12-14.(2011) I'm sure I'll have a better idea when the time gets closer. Yes, it's hard to get a feel of...
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    Thanks for the idea but we'll be out of the NE by...

    Thanks for the idea but we'll be out of the NE by the 13th or so.
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    Good stuff so far. Thanks!:thumb

    Good stuff so far. Thanks!:thumb
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    NE Trip Next September

    Good day to all in the Northeast. :clap

    I'm looking for some local route, lodging, and food ideas for the Berkshires and the southern coast of Maine. With respect to lodging, we're interested in...
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    We took it to the dealer and they hooked it up to...

    We took it to the dealer and they hooked it up to some portable device which gave us a print out with a half dozen measurements on it. Is that sufficient?
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    1998 R1100R Battery Issue

    The saga continues. . . .

    OK, checked the year old battery at the dealer and replaced the starter. Check all wires and connections. I keep it on a battery tender junior for a week with a solid...
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    I'm having a related battery drain problem with...

    I'm having a related battery drain problem with my 1998 R1100R. It has about 58K miles on it. The problem is the battery does not stay charged while sitting in the garage even for just a week. It...
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    Yeah, I hear that. Seems more and more we keep...

    Yeah, I hear that. Seems more and more we keep coming up to those America Revitalization Act signs followed by orange Caltrans signs, cones, flagmen, and gravel sections of torn up highway...
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    Including earlier in this thread. That's what...

    Including earlier in this thread. That's what started this dialog. :doh
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    In there efforts to attract women and inseam...

    In there efforts to attract women and inseam challenged men to their line, BMW started offer lowered versions of just about everything this year. I would suspect the new LT will also have this...
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    In a crude, disguised mule version but yes, I...

    In a crude, disguised mule version but yes, I believe it is. :huh

    It'll be interesting to see what the final version looks like. Those mirrors and backrest/topcase could both be a ruse. :brow
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