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    I would like to see how the hitch is mounted to...

    I would like to see how the hitch is mounted to the F700GS. Got any pictures?
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    The clutch on the F-twins is fairly noisy. In...

    The clutch on the F-twins is fairly noisy. In neutral with the bike idling listen to the bike. It will sound like something is wrong. Pull the clutch lever in and the rattling noise will go away....
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    What the heck, the first speedway bikes in the...

    What the heck, the first speedway bikes in the trailer are turning right, when does that ever happen?
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    I also use Mobil 1 motorcycle oil in my F650GS...

    I also use Mobil 1 motorcycle oil in my F650GS twin. It now has 62K miles on it.
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    I really don't know why I am still a member of...

    I really don't know why I am still a member of the MOA. If I still had to pay every year I would be long gone, but I bought a life membership many years ago. In 15 years or so I will finally be a...
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    Oh Ok, gee thanks! I just thought your huge...

    Oh Ok, gee thanks!

    I just thought your huge screaming letters of pending doom were a tad bit over the top. Thought the OP might want to hear someone elses real world experiences with clutchless...
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    So I guess the 150K miles of clutchless shifting...

    So I guess the 150K miles of clutchless shifting on my K100RT and 80K miles of clutchless shifting on my K1100LT with no problems says differently. If you are smooth and can match rpm fairly well its...
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    Yellowstone is not in California, you should...

    Yellowstone is not in California, you should probably just act like a descent person and leave the your better than everyone else attitude at home.
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    Just what is the MOA rebate from BMW? I have...

    Just what is the MOA rebate from BMW? I have never heard of this before.
  10. Hwy 1 is in California so I assume you mean Hwy...

    Hwy 1 is in California so I assume you mean Hwy 101. The Oregon coast has some of the most beautiful scenery and is defiantly worth seeing. I would not take Hwy22 then 18 from Salem though. Years ago...
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    Its not just you who doesn't like the seat. The...

    Its not just you who doesn't like the seat. The F800 Riders forum will give you much more info than this site will. Here is a link to just one of many threads over there about seats for your bike....
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    So your at the point in life where your short...

    So your at the point in life where your short term memory is long gone. Your in the right spot, this place is crawling with people of that age. :gerg
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    This is off topic from the OP questions and a...

    This is off topic from the OP questions and a slight thread jack. Is the BMW comfort seat an option that can be exchanged to when you buy the bike, or is it always an additional cost. I have heard...
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    I have a Sargent seat on my F650GS. The seat is...

    I have a Sargent seat on my F650GS. The seat is much more comfortable to me than the sloped stock seat was. I can't remember how many miles I had on my bike when I put the seat on, but I bought one...
  15. Thread: Stators

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    My F650GS twin stator went out at 39K miles. BMW...

    My F650GS twin stator went out at 39K miles. BMW won't sell just a stator it comes as a kit with a stator and flywheel for the ridiculous price of $900. This kit now comes with an updated flywheel...
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    If you get the AAA+ then your bike, your cars,...

    If you get the AAA+ then your bike, your cars, and anything your riding in is covered. I have only had the BWM roadside assistance when I buy a new bike. I have never paid to extend it so I don't...
  17. So you have only put 5000 miles on in close to 6...

    So you have only put 5000 miles on in close to 6 years of owning the bike? I wouldn't call the bike a lemon
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    On my F650GS twin the alternator output is no...

    On my F650GS twin the alternator output is no problem. For accessories I have radar, gps, HID running lights, P3 taillights, heated grips, and his and hers plugs for heated gear.

    Obviously I...
  19. +1 Why oh why does any motorcycle tire company...

    +1 Why oh why does any motorcycle tire company sell a tire with no center tread indicator. That just tells me they don't really care about making a descent bike tire. My RoadAttack 2 back tire...
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    Might I suggest you ride your bike more and wax...

    Might I suggest you ride your bike more and wax less. Your gonna have months of crappy weather soon enough to wax your bike. Get out there and ride while the ridings good!! :thumb
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    The single disc on my F650Gs has plenty of power,...

    The single disc on my F650Gs has plenty of power, but the amount of force necessary to get max. braking is way to high. Probably could be improved with a different master cylinder, but a second disc...
  22. Thread: Seats

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    The problem with the stock F650/800 seat is the...

    The problem with the stock F650/800 seat is the riders portion of the seat slopes down in front. Beads or fuzzy sheep wont cure that. Its just a typical crap BMW seat design.

    The best replacement...
  23. Thread: 1997 k1100lt

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    The oil on the oil pan could be something as...

    The oil on the oil pan could be something as simple as the oil filter cover needing a new gasket. I would also make sure the oil isn't coming from the drain hole on the bottom of the transmission....
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    Its been so long since I bought my life...

    Its been so long since I bought my life membership but it seems like I bought it for $325. I"m sure its been enough years that I would have spent spent way more on the yearly dues than $325. So the...
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    Thats odd! I have never been asked by any...

    Thats odd! I have never been asked by any insurance company how many miles a year I ride a bike.
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