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  1. No good comes when you go from pilot to passenger...

    No good comes when you go from pilot to passenger in any vehicle, but particularly airplanes and motorcycles.
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    no!
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    Try this: Only disengage the clutch enough to...

    Try this: Only disengage the clutch enough to reduce the load on the transmission and complete the shift quickly (the roadracer's twitch). The slower the shift and the longer the clutch is disengaged...
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    I just (a few thousand kms ago) put a set of...

    I just (a few thousand kms ago) put a set of Michelin Pilot Activ's on my K100RS. They have good grip, neutral handling and stick well in the wet. I am quite happy with their performance. They are...
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    I tried one 140/80 on my 86 RS and noticed that...

    I tried one 140/80 on my 86 RS and noticed that there was no significant improvement in handling (may have been slightly worse) and depending on the edge profile of the tire it will come very close...
  6. If they are not too badly broken I have repaired...

    If they are not too badly broken I have repaired mine (prior to making the metal repair part) by drilling through the bracket, down the centre of the shaft that it pivots on in into the spoiler. Put...
  7. Not me, pretty sure 98lee isn't and I think...

    Not me, pretty sure 98lee isn't and I think 58058D isn't either (presuming, that is). All the stockers are the same other than colour. If you had a black windshield you got a black slipstream...
  8. 28 years ago I spent hours making those to repair...

    28 years ago I spent hours making those to repair the deflector on my K100RS so the small amount that he is charging is well worth the price. If the deflector is moving and the large headed screws...
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    R100GSPD (See sig line) And that is with the...

    R100GSPD (See sig line)
    And that is with the Bings tuned to the hilt with aircraft (pinned) floats. It used to drive a friend with an R100GS nuts that I could consistently get 5 to 10% better fuel...
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    Not much to go on so here are some possibilities:...

    Not much to go on so here are some possibilities:
    Water in the fuel, pools under the fuel pump, sloshes forward on braking and gets sucked into the system. At rest the water is below the pickup,...
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    Well put, I agree 100%. Each bike has it's...

    Well put, I agree 100%. Each bike has it's maintenance requirements and I always learned as I went along, I learned very fast on my PD because it needed lots of fiddling to keep it running tip top....
  12. It looks to be separate, the window is oval and...

    It looks to be separate, the window is oval and the LED is offset. I have had the alarm on the bike almost since new (six months after purchase) so I can't remember it turning on without the alarm...
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    I believe it is the input shaft/bearing speeding...

    I believe it is the input shaft/bearing speeding up and slowing down (as you say). It gets louder with - slower engine speed, hot transmission, more miles on the bike. My GSA started doing it at...
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    Does it go away when you pull in the clutch?...

    Does it go away when you pull in the clutch? (lever to the bar)
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    It should be noted that this form is for the...

    It should be noted that this form is for the Police version of the RT as indicated by the "special vehicle" designation and the need to check the second battery.
  16. On my 2008 GSA there is an LED beside the light...

    On my 2008 GSA there is an LED beside the light sensor that is used to indicate that the alarm system has been triggered.
  17. BMW and the supplier are likely the only ones who...

    BMW and the supplier are likely the only ones who know for sure! And they are not providing the engineering reports for distribution on the internet! But I am betting that there are many people on...
  18. Thread: Why ESA

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    Average German male - 184 pounds, 5' 10.5"...

    Average German male - 184 pounds, 5' 10.5"
    Average German female -143 pounds 5' 6"

    So you were pretty much right on, the average German would be about 163.5 pounds.:german
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    I have seen a couple of different side covers,the...

    I have seen a couple of different side covers,the first picture is the '86 on (until the body style change in the early '90's) that seems to be the most common K100 cover. The second picture is the...
  20. Fluid on the tire, have the shock come apart...

    Fluid on the tire, have the shock come apart while you are scraping the pegs in a corner or piece of shock wedged between tire and swing arm is pretty much the same -nasty- result.
    I just had the...
  21. BMW has indicated that it was reported by the...

    BMW has indicated that it was reported by the supplier of the component. One can imagine that it may be something like "We noticed in production that some of the shafts were not heat treated...
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    Here is a table of current capability of various...

    Here is a table of current capability of various wire sizes for free air (not in the middle of a wire bundle) chassis wiring (not your house, which is more conservative).
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    Just put my first set of Michelin Pilot Activ on...

    Just put my first set of Michelin Pilot Activ on my K100RS, I only have about 1000 kms on them but I like them a lot. Seem to stick well in the wet, they don't stand the bike up while braking and...
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    It is also possible to put an R1200 GSA on the...

    It is also possible to put an R1200 GSA on the centre stand using the same method.
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    Check the nut holding the handlebars.:)

    Check the nut holding the handlebars.:)
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