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  1. Thread: RT or GS

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    I don't know. I'm going to the bmw dealer next...

    I don't know. I'm going to the bmw dealer next week to sit on both machines. Maybe that will convince me one way or another.

    Thanks everyone for your feedback.
  2. Thread: RT or GS

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    Haven't picked a route yet but I imagine that it...

    Haven't picked a route yet but I imagine that it will be 95% hard roads. If I see a dirt road that looks interesting I'd like to feel comfortable taking it.
  3. Thread: RT or GS

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    Is the sargent seat lower?

    Is the sargent seat lower?
  4. Thread: RT or GS

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    The height is a concern. I didn't realize that...

    The height is a concern. I didn't realize that the rt had such a hight seat. I've been perusing the want ads and haven't seen any used bikes with low suspension and new ones are quite expensive. ...
  5. Thread: RT or GS

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    I hope I'm doing this correctly buy using the...

    I hope I'm doing this correctly buy using the "reply to thread". Ergonomincs are important. I'm 66, 67 when I plan this trip, 5'7" with a 29" inseam. I want something comfortable. I was thinking...
  6. Thread: RT or GS

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    RT or GS

    I've spent the last three years putting a basket case 1974 R90s on the road (my initial retirement project). I wanted to use that for a cross country trip but after riding my project bike, I...
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    Okay it's done. Got most of the rubber out and...

    Okay it's done. Got most of the rubber out and then heated it and used vice grips to force it out.

    Thanks for your replies.
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    I've tried pliers but its stuck to the sides and...

    I've tried pliers but its stuck to the sides and just breaks up in chunks.
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    Swing Arm Gaskets

    I'm trying to remove the swing arm bearings from a 1974 R90s. How do you get the rubber gasket ring off. I've completely destroyed one and still can't get it out.

    Help
    thanks in advance
  10. Thread: New Member

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    thanks for the encouragement because right now...

    thanks for the encouragement because right now I'm having second thoughts.
  11. Thread: New Member

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    New Member

    Just joined. I've got a 1974 r90s that has been in pieces since the early 80's. I bought it as a basket case back then and tore it apart with the intention of putting it on the track. Marriage and...
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