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  1. Think the last post answered my question (my old...

    Think the last post answered my question (my old bike has both a gas gauge and low fuel light which both work) if this was a bad design or they simply got some bad parts where a one-time replacement...
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    Watched that brief video twice. Have to say that...

    Watched that brief video twice. Have to say that motorcyclist seemed to be moving pretty fast for the road and did not exhibit any "situational awareness." He paid a high price. Not sure if the...
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    I believe the difference is that a passenger in...

    I believe the difference is that a passenger in the car can see a problem and suddenly shout DEER or whatever. Yes, spirited conversation in a vehicle probably IS distracting and best avoided (not...
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    Hey, drunk driving, cell phone conversations and...

    Hey, drunk driving, cell phone conversations and texting while driving ARE all "victimless crimes," until there is a victim. What we have eventually figured out, at least in the case of drunk...
  5. Thread: Harley Recall

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    If your statement is fact, it raises other...

    If your statement is fact, it raises other questions: 1. Can the float system give the digital readouts of the strip system? 2. If so, why did BMW not replace faulty strips with a float system? Or...
  6. Thread: Harley Recall

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    I sincerely hope your are right. I've read posts...

    I sincerely hope your are right. I've read posts of people having these fuel strips replaced multiple times, so they certainly didn't solve the problem after the first bad batch. Be interesting to...
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    I guess I don't get it. If Harley could easily...

    I guess I don't get it.

    If Harley could easily slightly raise their redline (for, I presume, a slight increase in power) with no other bad effects than the switch, why didn't they build the bike...
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    Possible simple answer

    When you get the "you are a guest" business and try to log on, I suspect when you type even a part of your user name you quickly have alternatives that include your full user name. Click on it. ...
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    Hey, I've had my share of mechanical problems. ...

    Hey, I've had my share of mechanical problems. Are you saying gremlin bells (only, of course, if they are a present) cure mechanical problems? Must have a friend buy me one, or is asking for one...
  10. I think we are all presuming that the little...

    I think we are all presuming that the little windscreen with the adjustable deflector was unchanged from the earliest K100RS models through the later K1100RS models. (I had an '87 K75 with the...
  11. Thread: Forum login

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    Thanks to replies on this thread I was able to...

    Thanks to replies on this thread I was able to figure out how to delete "cookies" and some other stuff and my computer DOES seem a little faster. But the forum doesn't "remember me" and it took...
  12. Thread: Forum login

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    Same thing happened to me just now. Gave my user...

    Same thing happened to me just now. Gave my user name, password, clicked the "remember me" box and I couldn't log in. Did it again without the "remember me" and I was in.

    Could someone explain...
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    I hope the OP's other two bikes "already in the...

    I hope the OP's other two bikes "already in the shop" means they are "in the garage" and ready to ride. If you have three different bikes that all need repairs, sounds to me like you are...
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    I'm not sure when reliability of BMW's started...

    I'm not sure when reliability of BMW's started getting worse, but from what I read, it certainly hasn't started getting better. The newer BMW bikes have some great features and are, I'm sure, a...
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    Frankly, I'm not too fond of running shopping...

    Frankly, I'm not too fond of running shopping errands on the bike. I'm one of those ATGATT nuts and just hate removing gloves, then helmet, then earplugs at every stop, only to re-install the above...
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    Good point. I knew a couple who took long trips...

    Good point. I knew a couple who took long trips on a 1100GS and 1150GS with stock saddles. So they DO fit some butts. But, if you are uncomfortable after an hour, YOUR butt doesn't fit the stock...
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    I completely agree with the last poster on one...

    I completely agree with the last poster on one point - no matter how good your helmet is, you MUST use earplugs to protect your hearing. You will also enjoy a more serene and pleasurable ride.
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    My 1992 K100RS (bought used) came with a Laminar...

    My 1992 K100RS (bought used) came with a Laminar Lip. I am also 6'2", though that of course doesn't mean our above waist height is identical. I was pleased to find that it worked as well as a much...
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    So a couple other happy Corbin owners chime in. ...

    So a couple other happy Corbin owners chime in.

    Is it my bad memory, or were there some more recent years where Corbin offered bad seats, bad service, or both? I'm reminded of the Rick Mayer...
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    You have to try them

    A number of years ago I bought a used K75 that came with a Corbin "gunfighter" (single) saddle. My wife asked "where will I sit?" Good question. So I called the guy who sold me the bike and he put...
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    Hi Steve. Since you are fairly new to the forum,...

    Hi Steve. Since you are fairly new to the forum, just wanted to say you are welcome here. Might be an idea to include where you live.

    The two replies below your OP have good information. I ride...
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    If LA smog is much reduced despite many more...

    If LA smog is much reduced despite many more vehicles, isn't it likely that is the result of much tougher pollution standards on NEW vehicles over the last few decades?

    But you could be right. ...
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    not My favorite road

    There is only ONE passing lane on this road. When I rode it on the way to Gillette national BMW rally, another BMW rider crashed into me. The reason he lost control, though a very experienced...
  24. BTW, who among us are able to gauge the distance...

    BTW, who among us are able to gauge the distance to the vehicle we are following in "car lengths?" A dumb impracticable idea which was widely taught - to absolutely no benefit. Not sure if driver...
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    Dieselyoda, thanks for the kind words. What do...

    Dieselyoda, thanks for the kind words. What do you mean by a "walker" on a big boy twin?

    If any of you reading the post want to read the article I wrote (well, not the final draft,) go to your...
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