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    sharing experiences

    perhaps we're getting off topic but if it helps just one then it's worth it.

    couple years ago had trailered bike in at the end of the season for spline lube and new tires.
    upon returning home i...
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    "There's nothing like a little roadrash to raise...

    "There's nothing like a little roadrash to raise your humility".

    how very, very, true. :dunno
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    During a recent conversation about the increase...

    During a recent conversation about the increase of motorcycle accidents nationwide, a friend paused dramatically, cleared his throat, and dispensed the following platitude: ÔÇ£There are two kinds...
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    crashing?

    overall the answer is yes.
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    Tom, it's been years but that's the way i did it...

    Tom,
    it's been years but that's the way i did it on a K75, i'm sure you're right.
    also i recall my dealer cautioning me to have a sharp (new) allen driver as that bolt head in the fork has a...
  6. Thread: hey you guys!

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    hey you guys!

    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    :p
  7. Thread: for sale?

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    dave, thanks for info. many times you list on...

    dave, thanks for info.
    many times you list on ebay and when it hits the list someone complains; "should've put it here first",
    so that's why i asked.
    thanks again,
    jerry
  8. Thread: for sale?

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    for sale?

    got a flea market here?
    couple of mags to part with and not sure what forum.
    thanks,
    jerry
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    you have an interesting question and see you're...

    you have an interesting question and see you're getting some feedback so i thought i'd give you mine.
    i ride after dark to work and noticed it's worse then.
    so here's my take:
    right handers we...
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    hi neighbor, are you sure it's too tall?picked...

    hi neighbor,
    are you sure it's too tall?picked up mine in march and was surprised to have more foot on the ground than the K75 i rode for 16 years.
    hear so much about this height issue just wanted...
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    carl, there's been much written on this subject....

    carl,
    there's been much written on this subject.
    try a search on advrider. com..
    personally, i think the important is you always check it the same way and no.. don't drain any. you'll be fine.
  12. Thread: K12GT Baby

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    What happened to a bike that does everything...

    What happened to a bike that does everything well?

    they already have one;
    it's called a "GS".

    :bliss
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    get a little off track here did we?

    get a little off track here did we?
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    Bruce, if it works go for it. that's what i...

    Bruce,
    if it works go for it. that's what i used to do with the K75, on the other hand the GS i have now will drop further overnight. many threads written on this, apparently it sneaks off to the...
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    does your harley have spoke wheels? my K75...

    does your harley have spoke wheels?
    my K75 needed topped off anytime it sat 3+ days for the 17 years i owned it, and had changed tires many times, concluded it's in the WHEELS.
    my new GS never...
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    first off- relax, if you did nothing the bike...

    first off- relax, if you did nothing the bike would be fine.
    been many threads on this, check around and you'll find different suggestions.
    first of all find a benchmark in the sightglass that...
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    spark plugs/ beware

    there are many recommendations floating around for different spark plug replacements.
    don't know where some are getting their info., but after checking with bosch and autolite it's
    definitely NOT...
  18. Thread: 85 K Bike Tires

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    butch, i had an '86 K75 that i bought new and...

    butch,
    i had an '86 K75 that i bought new and just sold it last march. always used bias ply metzlers with no complaints.
    are they no longer available?
    have you checked with your dealer?
    jerry
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    just to be clear; i have also used 3923's in my...

    just to be clear; i have also used 3923's
    in my 1150. first time laid 'em next to oem champion plug and didn't see any difference in size.

    jim had stated they were a "lot" longer than the bosch...
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    hi jim, don't want to get into the one brand...

    hi jim,
    don't want to get into the one brand better than the other controversy, someone else can do that, but i would never put in a plug that wasn't the same size.
    jerry
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    wow! hasn't this been going on long before we...

    wow! hasn't this been going on long before we started riding? think the key word here is "recommending".
    if you want to change it @ 1000, 3000, or 6000, then that's what you should do.
    any of...
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    could be mistaken but i thought it had to be done...

    could be mistaken but i thought it had to be done by a dealer to not void warranty.
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    WON'T START

    TRY REPLACING THE PLUGS AGAIN.
    HAD THIS PROBLEM A FEW YEARS AGO.
    HAD SOMEHOW DAMAGED A PLUG ON REPLACING. TOOK ME TOO LONG TO GET BACK TO PLUGS.
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    go to your local dealer and check with the...

    go to your local dealer and check with the service manager. 15 years ago i remember seeing a wrench they had made and i'm sure they're not the only one. you work with this stuff every day and you...
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