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    still at it

    Placed a wtb ad last week. Today got the second e-mail attempt by the +44 phone number in reply. Because of the warning ,and experience, know right away what was up. Thank you for the heads up.
    Yes...
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    What is a good reason to trade newer

    I am currently riding an 05 R1200 GS mfd date 02/05. The only reason I would sell it is to buy another GS. I have had almost no problems (final drive seal and rubber boot on the drive line) and now...
  3. worn tire

    I have a metzler with a couple thousand miles left on it I took off my 1200gs last fall before a trip. I would be glad to mount it for you if your tire is not to worn out to get to me. Are any...
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    EXACTLY what I v'e been thinking:banghead

    EXACTLY what I v'e been thinking:banghead
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    Tom Congratulations , your life concept is very...

    Tom
    Congratulations , your life concept is very intriging. That is a path I would like to follow some day (not sailing though). To each his dream. When are you planning to head out. I have a 1 ton...
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    I want to thank everyone for their help and good...

    I want to thank everyone for their help and good suggestions. Replacement is the way I have chosen to go. I have made a deal for a good used header pipe. If someone wants the dented one I have taken...
  7. Thread: Heading South

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    Thanks for sharing. I took a trip to Wy. in aug....

    Thanks for sharing. I took a trip to Wy. in aug. (my longest ever on a cycle ,2400 round trip) and had many of the same thoughts about pictures. Somtimes it spoils the event to stop and take...
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    I have heard back from Beemerbits. He has tried a...

    I have heard back from Beemerbits. He has tried a GS header on an RT and the angles are wrong so it is a no fit.
    Still looking..... Saw a complete Remus exhaust system on craigs list, so am...
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    I have come to the conclusion that this most...

    I have come to the conclusion that this most likely did not occur while on the road in riding mode, given the angle and etc.
    Anyway I am going to begin the search for a replacement. If any one...
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    Here is a different view.

    Here is a different view.
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    I ask them about it after I discovered it and...

    I ask them about it after I discovered it and they said it was there when they were working on it and wondered how it would affect the tune up. So they did see it just didn't tell me about it. It is...
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    Thanks for the help and info. Had it to the...

    Thanks for the help and info. Had it to the dealer for a service/tune and they weren't concerned enough to even mention it to me. I am wondering if the throttle body balance that they did will need...
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    Handyman of sorts

    But not really good at many things. So I am thinking maybe the local body shop should know how to pull out the dent then off to a good welder to fix the holes and good to go. Will the weld spots...
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    Will RT and GS header pipe interchange?

    Somehow I have gotten a signifigant dint in my 06 R1200RT header pipe, enough that it is restricting exhaust flow. I am wondering if anyone knows if the header pipe off of a GS or GSA 1200 will fit...
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    Back roads touring

    MARS;
    Never heard of the back roads touring "Flint Hills Stampede." Tell me more about it.
    By the way how is the tranny repair on your GS coming along.
    Larry
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    Flint hills trail

    Today while in town (Garnett) Dena heard about a trail to ride somewhere in the Flint Hills. It seems as though this trail is through the hills rather than on roads. Sounds like somthing we would...
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    Husker Rally

    My friend and I have been talking about going to the husker rally in Franklin for a couple years but never have managed to go when the time came. I was on business some time back and drove through...
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    Hi Raygun

    Hi Ray how is the 650 I sold you back in the fall doing. I didn't make it to the rally in OK but I did go to Cassaday 3 times this summer. Went ahead and purchased one of those no mar tire...
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    My 05 GS has went 27000+ with out any problems....

    My 05 GS has went 27000+ with out any problems. Wifes o6 RT is now at 18000+ also without any problems at all. I have ridden for 40 years and these are the best and most trouble free bikes I have...
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    Datel volt meter

    Your datel voltmeter looks like just what I have been looking for for my 05 gs. I found the datel web site , but how do you know which one to get. Which datel voltmeter did you chose and where did...
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    Might it warm?

    It is rumered by some of the forcasters that the weather may moderate a little the last part of this week. If this turns out to be true I plan to get Gena out and go for a ride. Got to ride it ever...
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    Here is a bit I wrote the other evening lamenting...

    Here is a bit I wrote the other evening lamenting the winter weather.
    Gena is my r1200gs

    Oh where has the warm summer gone
    All those nice days have dissapeared
    Gena and I used to ride so...
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    Hi MARS The Scherilings have told us all about...

    Hi MARS The Scherilings have told us all about the flood. They now live near Melvern on top a rocky hill (no flood zone). Have shared sunday liunch with them many times ,small world huh? Do you run...
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    I would have to agree most of the time. Although...

    I would have to agree most of the time. Although todays near blizzard put a stop to my riding, really glad I made the run to Mound City yesterday. A bit windy but a day riding is always better than...
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    A fellow Kansan

    I discovered the Lake Wabaunsee area this fall on a day ride. A nice area and fun. It is on my list of rerides. One of our riding methods this summer was ; pick a lake within round trip distance from...
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