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  1. Want to temporarily stash RT on trailer in Vegas

    I'm towing my bike along on a trip to the southwest and would like to stash it, still on its small purpose-built trailer if possible, in a secure location in the Las Vegas area for the 3rd week of...
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    Enjoyed your post. I'm trailering my RT from NW...

    Enjoyed your post. I'm trailering my RT from NW WY to Vegas in Feb, mtg a guy with a GS stored in Phoenix, and touring western AZ & surrounding area for 4 days. I've heard Rt 66 is particularly...
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    SW corner US recommended winter routes

    Considering a winter 3-5 day trip (an RT and a GS) around the Las Vegas-Phoenix-LA region. Any suggestions on routes appreciated. Prefer 2 lane, scenic, curvy, paved, off-the-beaten-path roads. :doh...
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    assuming you're mpg data is as reported from the...

    assuming you're mpg data is as reported from the on-board computer (i assume the gs has this feature, but you know what they say about assumptions) if no mechanical malfunctions are apparent, i spose...
  5. seats should be interchangeable on all R12RT's...

    seats should be interchangeable on all R12RT's (05-10), based upon feedback from other riders who have researched it when checking out the new low 1-pc 'comfort' seat
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    Must be a 2010, didn't have it dash-mounted in...

    Must be a 2010, didn't have it dash-mounted in 05-09. I would assume, with all that implies, that it is meant to be hand-turned. Dunno about a stop point.
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    Found it, thanks. It's a bit higher than I...

    Found it, thanks. It's a bit higher than I expected and hard to see. It was already in the 'high payload' position (lever pointing rearward rather than towards the left), which is where I assumed it...
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    my headlight also seems to be adjusted a bit high...

    my headlight also seems to be adjusted a bit high but i can't locate the 'headlight range adjustment' thingamabob illustrated in my manual...08 RT...should be a lever under the left side of the...
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    I noted in this linked thread that the Odyssey...

    I noted in this linked thread that the Odyssey battery apparently has 'different charging requirements than most'. Does anyone know if the CANbus-compatible BMW accessory port battery charger will...
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    I've got about 4k on my first set of PR2s, almost...

    I've got about 4k on my first set of PR2s, almost all of it in the Rockies, and am quite pleased so far. Much prefer them over the OEM PRs. Got the B Spec rear since I was immediately heading out on...
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    BMW RT tank bag

    I researched the heck out of RT tank bag options and ended up buying an as-new BMW bag via an online forum for around $125. Used it on a 3500 mile 2-up trip recently and was very happy with it. Very...
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    Kontour seat on RT?

    I'd be interested in impressions from anyone with a Kontour seat on an R12RT. Considering a Russell but after the scorching 3500 mile ride last month, I'm considering getting a Kontour (and silver...
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    [QUOTE=racer7;597280]Be interesting to hear the...

    [QUOTE=racer7;597280]Be interesting to hear the reason for this one as the 08 has "all the upgrades" to the FD.

    Ditto the "interesting to hear" part, especially since I have an '08 myself and...
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    just received my XL Nelson-Rigg UV2000 and it...

    just received my XL Nelson-Rigg UV2000 and it fits my R1200RT with 49L topcase beautifully. you can have it cover the top of the sidecases too, or not, as you wish. good built-in bottom elastic and...
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    The RT's fuller fairing and adjustable windshield...

    The RT's fuller fairing and adjustable windshield provides a bigger air pocket to reduce both rider and passenger buffeting. My wife can definitely tell a difference when the windshield is 'up' vs...
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    In addition, I'd consider the BMW SportTouring...

    In addition, I'd consider the BMW SportTouring (bmwrt.com), BMW LuxuryTouring (bmwlt.com) and Internet BMW riders (ibmwr.com) websites. I bought my barely used '08RT on the ibmwr site. always post...
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    recent thread...

    recent thread
    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=45468&highlight=half+cover
  18. Yes I was referring to the new 1pc low comfort...

    Yes I was referring to the new 1pc low comfort seat from BringMoreWampum. I test rode one yesterday at the local dealer... :45min ride and no complaints, but it was a short ride. However on either of...
  19. R12RT low comfort seat - seeking longer term impressions

    Earlier thread on this topic petered out shortly after some folks got their new seats so only initial impressions from short rides were shared. Would appreciate hearing impressions from owners after...
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    Comfort seat

    I'd appreciate hearing comments regarding passenger comfort on this seat, and if they tend to slide forward at all (it looks like pillion portion is canted slightly forward). Have any drivers done...
  21. Route suggestions - Vancouver BC to Lewiston ID or Glacier NP

    Planning for a trip around the Northwest after our BC tour. Looking for suggestions for scenic route(s) for Vancouver BC to either Lewiston ID or Glacier National Park. Thanks
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    +1 on CalSci...it was already installed on my...

    +1 on CalSci...it was already installed on my slightly used 08RT and i've never been tempted to put the stock shield back on to compare...plenty of posts complaining about stock shield buffeting...
  23. 49L BMW top case backrest - positioned too far back?

    mein fraulein brunhilda finds the backrest/top case to be positioned a bit too far back for her to lean against comfortably. ie on our r12rt it requires her to lean back a bit further and at more of...
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    Many good suggestions already, especially the...

    Many good suggestions already, especially the Chief Joseph/Sunlight Basin route and the Beartooth Loop. Here's another idea for your NW WY segment - leave YSNP by E entrance to Cody (Teddy Roosevelt...
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