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    ^yup. altho downhill "coasting" at 2000rpm is...

    ^yup.

    altho downhill "coasting" at 2000rpm is not entirely unreasonable.
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    you said that much more politely than I would...

    you said that much more politely than I would have.
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    lots of pics and discussion here:...

    lots of pics and discussion here:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=408866

    i went with the AdventureSpec bars and skid plate for mine. on the heavy side, but uber-durable, and the...
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    these guys are really good, i've used them...

    these guys are really good, i've used them several times. and closer than CO for you.

    http://www.mcwheel.com/motorcycle.html
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    a thong and some cheap sunglasses (sing it,...

    a thong and some cheap sunglasses (sing it, boys!) would complete the package.
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    Because suffering another stroke as a result of...

    Because suffering another stroke as a result of getting improper care due to lying to your health care providers is so high up on everyone's list of "things i really want to do today."
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    shorts are a sucker's bet. it's one of the...

    shorts are a sucker's bet. it's one of the signals that i use to tell me "not a rider, not a biker. just some dork that owns a motorcycle."

    something that insulates you from the heat is far...
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    Another satisfied EBC HH user. Just installed...

    Another satisfied EBC HH user. Just installed them in the rear on my F800GS. Like the way they feel, stronger, yet not grabby. Fronts not needing quite yet. 38K miles.
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    I DON'T!!!! I ride The Pace, as do hundreds,...

    I DON'T!!!!

    I ride The Pace, as do hundreds, if not tens of thousands of other motorcyclists.
    Basically, same speed in corners and straights. ultra smooth, ultra easy, ultra fun.
    ...
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    i've been running the Shinko 705s for years now...

    i've been running the Shinko 705s for years now on my F8GS, and LOVE them. Cheap (no more than $140/pr), last a reasonably long time (6-8Kmiles), handle very well on the street, and reasonably well...
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    SHE SAID her intent was to slow him down. She's...

    SHE SAID her intent was to slow him down. She's screwed.
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    don't confuse criminal liability with civil...

    don't confuse criminal liability with civil liability. "No Fault" only refers to insurance coverage and responsibility, it has NOT ONE THING to do with criminal responsibility
    she moved to cut him...
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    Another solution is to practice your emergency...

    Another solution is to practice your emergency stopping skills so you get to the point where you can stop in your shortest distances possible, safely. Whether you have a bike with ABS or not, this is...
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    truth !!!!

    truth !!!!
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    you're talking about the caliper mounting bolts,...

    you're talking about the caliper mounting bolts, right? not 100% sure if you can reuse or not... but my R11S has had its wheel and calipers off dozens of time, still using the original bolts, always...
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    recall was on front axle, not rear. (at least,...

    recall was on front axle, not rear. (at least, that's what my '09 GS had done)

    not an alignment issue, but a strength issue.
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    I suspect he was referencing their well-known and...

    I suspect he was referencing their well-known and long-storied animosity towards one another. Last I heard, Rick and Rocky had made some serious effort to mend their fences, and the relationship was...
  18. if you google "countersteering" you will get a...

    if you google "countersteering" you will get a multiplicity of answers as to how & why the physics of it operates.
    so many in fact, that trying to sort out the "almost but not quite", or the...
  19. I fully agree with the curiosity aspect, and that...

    I fully agree with the curiosity aspect, and that sometimes understanding how leads to a better overall comprehension of the subject.
    however, I would love to hear how your understanding the physics...
  20. I put the tighter wound coils on top because that...

    I put the tighter wound coils on top because that is what the manufacturer (Wilbers) recommended for my F800GS. Can't see an appreciable difference between airhead and F suspensions in that regard. ...
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    replaced 1st low at 20K or so, 2nd one blew about...

    replaced 1st low at 20K or so, 2nd one blew about 2 years later. Replaced both lamps with HIDs. Great output, but too soon to tell on lifespan. The HIDs in my R1100S have over 12 years and nearly...
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    Receipt says 5 sealed bearings, 62042RS, sized...

    Receipt says 5 sealed bearings, 62042RS, sized 30x47x7, and one (for the front) at 25x47x7, and 4 seals (3 at 30x57x7, one at 25x47x7).
    Seals happened to be Timkin, the bearings were ZVL, a...
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    worked like a charm. no need to drop the...

    worked like a charm. no need to drop the swingarm.

    http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0058/
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    The carbs look to be a solution in search of a...

    The carbs look to be a solution in search of a problem.
  25. if you're feeling something amiss upon roll on,...

    if you're feeling something amiss upon roll on, that wasn't there at idle, it's very likely that your cables are out of synch.
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