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    opposed flat v-twin

    Once at a gas stop, this guy comes up to me and says (while pointing at my RT engine) 'this is not a regular v-twin isn't it?' to which I replied : Nope this is a new flat opposed V-twin. Then he...
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    Touring tip

    Here is a cheap way to keep your tank bag organized. Ask your wife or S.O. for the little comes=tics bags they get at the mall as promotion. They have a zipper most are water proof and you can...
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    Patience

    Replace the bulbs in a comfy place and get yourself a couple of cold beers handy. That will mellow out the frustrating experience and dull the pain on your fingers and hand when they get scratched...
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    I will go to bed a wiser man

    Thanks for your reply Don.

    I can understand the unlock code. I am a little more confused about the pricy extra hardware. If one looks at the few dealer sites that post the BMW microfiches for...
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    just a tip

    Hi

    I fly a lot on business overseas and always get the little cosmetics pouch in business class. I found that after discarding the contents these little bags are perfect to organize the junk in...
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    Just wondering: You know that when you take...

    Just wondering:

    You know that when you take your RT to the dealer for service, one of the first thing they do is to hook it up to the computer. Now I have seen the input required by the tech and...
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    Great advice!

    Thanks for the tip.
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    Thanks for your info.

    Thanks for your info.

    I was checking the IBA ride finisher web site and found the following stats:

    HD rider members: 11,631 (47% market share)
    BMW rider members 9,065 (2,3% market share)
    ...
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    BMW market share

    Hi

    I was curious to know what is the North American market share of BMW motorrad? I searched the net but all I could find out was buried in market research reports costing thousands of dollars. ...
  10. The dealers don't phase me out but who needs the agravation

    I am not intimidated by the dealership, just put off by the whole attitude for such a banal exercise. I did 2 Ironbutt rides (a Silver NPT and a Great Lakes challenge) the second ride required full...
  11. Dealers...

    My experience is as follows: Salesmen will be your best pal until you buy a bike. Then they don't remember you. Shop owners are worst since they don't want to see you unless you spend money every...
  12. my XM radio might be the trouble

    Today I rode all day 1250 kms without connecting the XM. I had no malfunctions. It seems some XM radios are not FCC compliant as they interfere with other electronic devices. that may be the case...
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    the king of cigars

    Treat yourself to a Cohiba Esplendido. OOps I forgot you guys have an embargo on Cubans..... (I had to rub it in...):deal

    Otherwise if you are looking for a nice mil smoke you can try Macanudos...
  14. Same here.

    I started to have the exact same problem 2 days ago on my 07 RT with less than 10,000 miles on it. I have a radar detector and XM radio on the bike could that cause the problem?

    Cheers

    Denis...
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    2nd calibration

    Same issues as posted. Originally he gauge never made it to full. So 1st calibration and that was fixed except that on 0 km showing I still had over 7 liters left. On a 30 liter tank that is a...
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    I was just having a little fun

    Hi Greenwald,

    I was just having a little fun. I have replaced all 3 factory bulbs with PIAAs super white H7 and I know for a fact that although the procedure is straight forward, it requires a...
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    Great advice!

    I followed your advice and took my RT to the dealer to learn how they change the bulbs. First they put the bike on the lift and connected a battery tender. Then they connected the diagnostic plug...
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    Got me there

    Ok it was late and I was running out of excuses. Go ahead and include them for rally participants, that should raise the total from 12 to 18 lol. :dance


    Cheers

    Denis R1200RT
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    Atgat

    Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance...:thumb
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    Canadians and rallies

    Dear Breadman,

    For once you make perfect sense in questioning the need of Canadians to attend rallies. Most of the year we are too busy digging ourselves from the snow, and when spring comes...
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    Dear Breadman.

    My question is simple. How do you go about understanding WOMEN?

    I would like to start figuring it out before I die.:banghead


    Cheers

    Confused, and married for a long long time.
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    Moguls???

    Hey Breadman, those aren't moguls, it is just a typical practice ramp for canadian RTs and KLTs.... You should see what the GS guys use for practice up here!!!

    Seriously, I spent 2 days...
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    Canadians and lawn mowing

    Mr Breadman (or is it ex-ditator-to-be),

    The benefit of being a Canadian right now, is that as you rightly stated my lawn is buried in snow. What it means is that since the roads are now freed of...
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    Long way round is available in NTSC

    I have a copy of all 3 series (long way round, long way down and Dakar) in NTSC"

    I ordered it directly form this website.

    http://www.longwayround.com/lwd/html/lwd_shop.html

    Cheers

    Denis...
  25. Perhaps breadman's time has come

    Newsflash!

    UPI April 3rd 2008

    Shocking new revelations rock the BreadMan's bid to the presidency of the MOA

    Sources close to the Dictator-to-be Mr Breadman have revealed photos of the the...
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