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    I find this less useful than realoem.com or the...

    I find this less useful than realoem.com or the online fiche at MaxBMW, SierraBMW, or A&S. The root site site seems to suffer from the AV overload that characterizes too many websites today, and the...
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    And the pegs. The GT peg carrier can be set to...

    And the pegs. The GT peg carrier can be set to two positions, the higher of which is the same as the RS position. I don't know if that is an option on the RS, but if not then one can get peg...
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    Numerous differences. The RS does not have the...

    Numerous differences. The RS does not have the windshield motor of the GT. Also, the GT has color-matched handguards and black rubber molded fairing extensions on the side panels. Mirrors are...
  4. Have a look at the Hannigan Classic. ...

    Have a look at the Hannigan Classic. www.hanniganmotorsports.com

    Best,

    DG
  5. bmw euro, I'm curious about the brand and source...

    bmw euro, I'm curious about the brand and source for the tire you are running. I am running 155/80 BF Goodrich on the rear, using a C Stanley Motorsports adapter that mounts a VW wheel. I'd like to...
  6. Thread: Coming to Utah

    by GTRider
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    12 and 24 everyone knows about, and they are full...

    12 and 24 everyone knows about, and they are full of traffic. Locals prefer SR72 from I-70 to Loa, SR31 from Fairview to Huntington or vice-versa, US191 from Helper to Duchesne, SR35 from north of...
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    We always travel grossly overloaded and running...

    We always travel grossly overloaded and running 75-80 mph. 32mpg with no wind, 28-30 with wind and especially a quartering headwind. We didn't build it for fuel mileage, but for FUN mileage. :)
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    Yes, it will remember two sets of wheels. After...

    Yes, it will remember two sets of wheels. After a wheel swap it takes a quarter-mile or so before it registers both of the sensors, but no issues. In my case, it is only the rear wheel being...
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    Thanks, pretty much that was my assumption. ...

    Thanks, pretty much that was my assumption. There is a picture in the service CD, but no annotation as to whether or not the direction matters. Time will tell...

    And yes, the onboard brain needs...
  10. Thread: R80 S Trial

    by GTRider
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    Love the R80, that's a great rebuild and a...

    Love the R80, that's a great rebuild and a beautiful example of elemental motorcycling. For me, I'd want a change of exhaust to something that went high and tight, paralleling the subframe down tube...
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    TPMS sensor installation?

    Installing a tpms sensor in a spare rear wheel. Should the sensor body extend toward the front or the rear of the bike once the wheel is mounted? Or does it not matter?

    Thx

    DG
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    Beehive Beemers, MOA Charter #169! Website is...

    Beehive Beemers, MOA Charter #169! Website is http://www.beehivebeemers.org and the next get-together will be the March breakfast meeting, details on the website. Join us at the breakfast meeting...
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    Interesting. Makes me want to put an Evo engine...

    Interesting. Makes me want to put an Evo engine in a /2 sidecar rig. Will it fit sideways so I can bolt up a driveshaft?

    :eek

    Best,

    DG
  14. +1 on http://bavarianmotorcycleworkshop.com. Ron...

    +1 on http://bavarianmotorcycleworkshop.com. Ron and the crew will take good care of your airhead. And, if you stop by the March breakfast meeting of the Beehive Beemers MC club you' ll get to meet...
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    Normal on our rig with two people and camping...

    Normal on our rig with two people and camping gear is around 32-33 mpg at 75mph. Headwinds, especially quartering headwinds, can cut that as low as 20mpg or less. On the way to the 49er one year we...
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    Ayup, these thoroughbreds are expensive to...

    Ayup, these thoroughbreds are expensive to maintain, especially if it's all done at the dealership. One can reduce the expense a bit by tackling the simpler jobs, like oil/filter changes and air...
  17. Things we've dodged, eh? Let see, in southern...

    Things we've dodged, eh? Let see, in southern Utah headed into one of the parks there was the full can of beer hucked at me from the window of an oncoming pickup truck. I ducked and swerved, the...
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    I'm currently looking for tow coverage also, and...

    I'm currently looking for tow coverage also, and the 100-mile limit is a deal-breaker for me. Out here in the west it may be several hundred miles to the nearest BMW dealer so I'm interested in...
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    Handling on the K13GT is much lighter than it was...

    Handling on the K13GT is much lighter than it was on the 2003-04 K12GT models. But, like all bikes, it depends upon what you are comparing it to and to some extent the technique being used. For...
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    Entertaining thread, this is! I work in IT and...

    Entertaining thread, this is! I work in IT and have had to deal with all the Windoze OS since DOS/Windows 3.1 and am like most people really hating 8/8.1 (aka Vista2). I keep a MacBook Pro, and old...
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    Lots of good advice for you already given here,...

    Lots of good advice for you already given here, heed it well. Your KLT will make a great sidecar tug, comfortable for the rider and plenty of power to pull the car. Plus, most of the maintenance...
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    Something's different, in a good way!

    Just wanted to give a shout out to the website crew, the website seems to be working a lot better lately. One of the nicest changes is getting authentication info passing directly to the flea...
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    Support an author who has supported the MC and SC...

    Support an author who has supported the MC and SC communities at large, and BMWMOA in particular--buy the Yellow Book, don't download some bootleg copy. You can also hit the USCA website (United...
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    Wow, six pages plus of discussion that still...

    Wow, six pages plus of discussion that still hasn't gotten down to the bottom line. You can have all the ombudsmen you want, but in the end the only way to effect a change in a manufacturer's...
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    First, get the drive properly service by draining...

    First, get the drive properly service by draining the old oil while hot, then refill with the correct quantity of correct gear lube. The dealer may be willing to cut you a deal on doing this first...
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