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    I am heading to Avon the next time I am over that...

    I am heading to Avon the next time I am over that way!

    In Missoula, Hob Knob on Higgins has amazing home made corned beef hash for breakfast. My daughter always gets their fresh banana nut bread...
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    I spent 33 years in the Fairbanks area. It's...

    I spent 33 years in the Fairbanks area. It's something to roll a rig in from -50 and remove a differential cover and have the conventional lube just stay in place like wax. You could see where the...
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    Every few oil changes I send a sample of the used...

    Every few oil changes I send a sample of the used oil to Blackstone Labs. It's a habit I got in to with my aircraft and now do it with pretty much everything. They will give you a detailed report...
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    That is in my backyard and I ride that way...

    That is in my backyard and I ride that way several times per year.

    When in Missoula check out Hobknob on Higgins. Fantastic breakfasts. We head that way at least a couple times a year just to...
  5. Thread: Oil filters

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    +1 on Max BMW. Drew and his whole crew at the NH...

    +1 on Max BMW. Drew and his whole crew at the NH store are top notch. Some times they run a special for 5 filters and crush washers.

    Their website also has the fiche for each model, and it...
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    Go back and look at Boxer Cup lap times. Pick...

    Go back and look at Boxer Cup lap times. Pick any of the tracks where it was run. Then look at lap times for that same track for the 600's, liter bikes and superbikes.

    As an example, at tracks...
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    Glad you got it solved. I had the same thing...

    Glad you got it solved. I had the same thing happen a couple of years ago. All of a sudden pretty much a total open in the battery. Enough juice to run the test, just like yours. Anymore I replace...
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    Hopefully someone at BMW will read this and mend...

    Hopefully someone at BMW will read this and mend the serious errors in their ways. They should have been running an old R1100S at IOM instead of the S1000RR.

    Which bike you were faster on at a...
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    Given your apparent need for the approval of...

    Given your apparent need for the approval of others I think it is probably a safe bet. I don't know anyone that is actually fast that seeks much approval from others. Plenty of posers do though.
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    The second post was the OP complaining that...

    The second post was the OP complaining that nobody had commented. A few posts later the OP says there are people riding the Dragon that don't belong there.

    I think narcissism is an...
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    I don't think anyone is being bitter about...

    I don't think anyone is being bitter about someone that may have superior riding skills. For some of the reasons mentioned by other posters, I don't think the photo depicts great riding skills...
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    As someone that enjoys riding a GS as well, and...

    As someone that enjoys riding a GS as well, and enjoys blowing past some other riders on the big bloated pig looking bike, I totally get the joy of that. I also fully realize the GS is not a sport...
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    I am in complete agreement. A photo like that...

    I am in complete agreement. A photo like that really doesn't tell much of a story.

    I suspect, though it will probably be denied, that what the OP was looking for was accolades for what he must...
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    I have been running 15W50 Full Syn Mobil 1 in my...

    I have been running 15W50 Full Syn Mobil 1 in my 07 GSA after switching from dino oil at about 20k miles. It would use 4-8oz between 5k oil changes most of the time. The bike has about 50k on it...
  15. Thread: My new S

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    Congratulations on the great find! Beautiful...

    Congratulations on the great find! Beautiful bike.
  16. I have used a Starcom (same company as Autocom...

    I have used a Starcom (same company as Autocom now) for about 8 years. Up until the latest GPS (Zumo 665) is has performed flawlessly except for a few cables that needed replacing here and there. ...
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    As someone that has simultaneously owned a...

    As someone that has simultaneously owned a Porsche, Mercedes and BMW motorcycles, it isn't necessarily an apples to apples comparison. If the original poster purchased an RT, or any other boxer...
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    This thread reminded me of an old joke: When I...

    This thread reminded me of an old joke:

    When I die I want to go peacefully like my grandpa did, in his sleep. Not kicking and screaming like the passengers in his car.
  19. I am with Ken. Yesterday, September 3rd I...

    I am with Ken. Yesterday, September 3rd I finally received my actual membership package, I had previously received the temporary card, decal and patch that Ted had sent to me via Priority Mail.
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  20. Thread: 2015 Models

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    As soon as I posted that I thought that I should...

    As soon as I posted that I thought that I should have asked you if you had done the gear driven cam mod. You did it at the right time too, 15k miles is when they seem to start to fail in a worst case...
  21. Thread: 2015 Models

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    That is impressive mileage on an 05 HD. The 06...

    That is impressive mileage on an 05 HD. The 06 and earlier twin cam motors have some pretty serious design defects, and even the 07 and newer TC motors, though better, weren't truly fixed. I have...
  22. For years I was on the BOD of a large local...

    For years I was on the BOD of a large local shooting association. That association was run entirely by volunteers, not a single paid staff member. We operated several ranges encompassing many...
  23. Thread: 2015 Models

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    I am guessing there may be more BMW dealers that...

    I am guessing there may be more BMW dealers that are adept at getting parts delivered to out of the way locations in other countries. I helped a friend with his RTW trip a few years ago by getting...
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    BMW may be trying to appeal to those that shun...

    BMW may be trying to appeal to those that shun new technology a bit.

    When the RnineT first came out I read that BMW may have been using the older style 1200 motor to use up engines/parts already...
  25. Received my packet today. Thanks Ted.

    Received my packet today.

    Thanks Ted.
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