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    FRS Radios? You will get tired of swapping...

    FRS Radios? You will get tired of swapping batteries every day. Why not just a simple plug in intercom system from Radio Shack or whatever. Simple and effective - press a button to page, no need...
  2. Thread: BMW Bird?

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    New caption: Free pop-up thermometers? Tell me...

    New caption:
    Free pop-up thermometers? Tell me more....
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    I usually like to keep it simple. 3 or 4 cans of...

    I usually like to keep it simple. 3 or 4 cans of soup and instant oatmeal in the tail trunk is my baseline. That covers dinner and breakfast if nothing else strikes my fancy that day. If I decide...
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    We have a winner! FWIW the OP apparently now...

    We have a winner! FWIW the OP apparently now owns a ........

    2005 R1200GS

    I knew he would make the right choice ;)

    Seriously, I wish I had one of each like Randy! They are all great in...
  5. Interestingly, Branson, MO PD just placed 2 Can...

    Interestingly, Branson, MO PD just placed 2 Can Am Spyders into service. Considering the slow moving bumper to bumper traffic they have to deal with, that would seem like a good choice. That being...
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    Some additional reading below. I actually used...

    Some additional reading below. I actually used the NEP, similar to the Vista but cheaper and works better (IMO). Enlarged the center to fit the grip diameter. Dremel work on the left side to clear...
  7. Thread: Ten years ago

    by rguy
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    Thousands of us appreciate the hard work you guys...

    Thousands of us appreciate the hard work you guys put in to get this thing going!
    My anniversary is a bit later this year.:groovy

    Join Date 08-01-2003
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    :thumb :thumb on the winglets. I have them with...

    :thumb :thumb on the winglets. I have them with the std windshield and they work well on the upper body buffeting.
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    I am very happy with the Vista cruise I adapted. ...

    I am very happy with the Vista cruise I adapted.
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=784662&highlight=vista
  10. Thread: Fork oil

    by rguy
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    I've experimented with PJ1 and Bel Ray. Went...

    I've experimented with PJ1 and Bel Ray. Went back to the standard 7.5 BMW oil, it seemed to work best for me. At about $7 a quart it is probably cheaper than the others! Oh, by the way, the back...
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    Maybe this will be helpful in your diagnosis... ...

    Maybe this will be helpful in your diagnosis...

    http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/oiltransfers.htm
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    Many people run snowflakes without tubes and are...

    Many people run snowflakes without tubes and are happy - they say they work fine. Some also say they slowly leak air and you need to be diligent about checking your air pressure. The bead area of...
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    Inch size 18" front bias tires are about rare as...

    Inch size 18" front bias tires are about rare as hens teeth anymore. Michelin, Continental and Metzler are the major European tire manufacturers. They all recommend 90/90 x 18 front. Go to their...
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    Avon Roadriders 90/90 x 18 4.00 x 18 Rear ...

    Avon Roadriders
    90/90 x 18
    4.00 x 18 Rear

    These sizes are about as close to OEM as you can find. I experimented with wider sizes and was unhappy with the handling and turn-in.
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    Also you have new assembly lines with new people...

    Also you have new assembly lines with new people using new procedures and unfamiliar parts. Sometimes errors slip thru and aren't discovered until the units are out the door. Stuff happens.
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    I've used Irfanview for years - excellent program...

    I've used Irfanview for years - excellent program and totally free.
    http://www.irfanview.com/
    This was a 30 second job...
    38500
  17. Thread: Maps

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    If I am not in a hurry I will request a map from...

    If I am not in a hurry I will request a map from the states' tourism departments.
    If I am in a hurry I go to Barnes and Noble, they usually have a very good map selection for various regions of the...
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    The only time my bike sits on the center stand is...

    The only time my bike sits on the center stand is in my garage on a hard concrete floor. The side stand is much more stable and is a natural 3-point stance. Carry a side stand 'foot' and stop...
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    Correct. I asked my dealer if I could buy a pint...

    Correct. I asked my dealer if I could buy a pint of mineral oil to flush my clutch and they told me there was no regular recommendation to change it. They told me they could order me a quart if I...
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    You're virtually welcome. USD okay?

    You're virtually welcome. USD okay?
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    Defective breather? That is about all I could...

    Defective breather? That is about all I could imagine would cause an overpressure problem like that. (Breather # 23007693739)
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    Denatured alcohol would be the only solvent I...

    Denatured alcohol would be the only solvent I would consider flushing with. I have used it successfully to flush old calipers without disassembling them. It worked fine and did not harm the seals...
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    Well organized group? That's funny:D Next...

    Well organized group? That's funny:D Next meeting will be Jan. 7, watch the website for details.
    Bob and Jerry are great aren't they? Top notch bunch. I hope you took the scenic route.
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    Very nice, thanks for the green trees, blue skies...

    Very nice, thanks for the green trees, blue skies and sunshine!
  25. Thread: How Many GS's?

    by rguy
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    500,000 (half a million) produced as of May...

    500,000 (half a million) produced as of May 2009.... It was a big news event at the time.
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