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    Welcome cdiaz! I was riding around your big...

    Welcome cdiaz!

    I was riding around your big town quite a bit a year or so ago. Hopefully this big one will give you many more years of safe riding! Enjoy!
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    Battlefield Rider

    Around here (I live right outside Ft. Hood, TX) and around many other large Army posts I hear, we also have another issue to deal with: overly aggressive drivers. These young soldiers returning...
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    Those look like the kind of bikes I was getting...

    Those look like the kind of bikes I was getting pictures of down here in Central Texas a couple years ago. I posted that I wanted to trade my Triumph America for an Airhead. Ended up getting a...
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    It was right before I got to the 190 overpass. I...

    It was right before I got to the 190 overpass. I did take the Airhead out on a 60 mile run today, and it ran great. Apparently the bike and I were both very lucky to end up in such good shape! The...
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    You even got the correct fast food joint!

    Yeah, I have gone through that overpass area thousands of times, and never had an issue. Now I go one town over to cross 190, as that highway cuts Killeen in half and there really isn't an easy or...
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    I didn't get hit in the intersection. I...

    I didn't get hit in the intersection. I understand what you are saying, however, and I do approach major intersections with caution, but anything slower than second gear will get you hit from behind...
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    This whole experience makes me sick

    I appreciate the advice! I have been scared to start her up again since the accident, because i have no idea what happened inside! I have never been in a wreck before in any vehicle, and have no...
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    '83 R100RT vs moron in car

    Hello all, I am looking for some advice after an unfortunate experience with a moron motorist.

    On Friday, 27 May, I was riding my beautiful RT through some ridiculous traffic here in Killeen. I...
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    So far, so good

    Thanks for the advice! I truly appreciate it! The pictures were easy to follow and read. When I get some time I plan on giving it a go!

    I love all the resources and knowledgeable people on this...
  10. Thread: Texas Tailgater

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    Unbelievable, yet believable, unfortunately

    I get tailgated constantly while riding through any city along I-35, in Texas or any other state up through Minnesota. It makes me nervous because I am always wondering what the moron is thinking or...
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    Broken odometer on '83 RT

    Hello fellow Airhead owners! I am excitedly reporting that I have finally got my first Airhead, an '83 R100RT, in Pearl white!:dance It runs great, and the only issue is the odometer that hasn't...
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    Another great rally!

    I agree, a great event once again! Thanks to all that worked to put it together and made it another wonderful experience!

    Glad to hear the tire was OK after the "nail" was removed, sorry to hear...
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    kinda what I was expecting...

    Thanks for the input! That was kinda what I was wondering about those things. It looks so nice in the pictures...

    I studied Chinese at the Defense Language Institute, and have many friends that...
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    I had a great time at the rally last year! My...

    I had a great time at the rally last year! My first exposure to the Texas BMW crowd! I can't wait to get back out there in a few weeks! See you all by the river!
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    Is a cj750 comparable to an R71?

    Hello Vintage BMW experts! I have a question about the ChangJiang cj750. Is it comparable in quality, including any replacement parts, to the real thing? I am wondering because I am pondering a...
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    The Whippin' Boys

    It's not even fair any more...
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    I really appreciate all the advice! I am...

    I really appreciate all the advice! I am demanding that if we have to move up north, then there will be a garage! It does seem a bit depressing, even though there are plenty of nasty days down here...
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    I can see myself sitting on it and pretending...

    I can see myself sitting on it and pretending while waiting away the frigid days!

    So prepping the bike for the long hibernation isn't too bad then. What do you do when the weather turns? You...
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    And yes, by "festival" I meant "BBQ in...

    And yes, by "festival" I meant "BBQ in Christoval! My fingers get ahead of me sometimes while typing!

    T
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    Did they already have that festival by the...

    Did they already have that festival by the Concho? If it's coming up I'd be up for going!

    T
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    Welcome to the group! I was just in Big D a...

    Welcome to the group! I was just in Big D a couple times this weekend! Only passing through, but I always have fun when I go up there!

    T
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    Moving to Iowa in a year

    Hello Iowegians! My wife and I are planning on moving back up north, and towards the Iowa City area. She really wants to be closer to her Minnesota family, and I am looking at doing postgraduate...
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    It's a Big State!

    I went north from Central Texas through OK, KS, MO, IA all the way to Duluth, MN and back. Not too many states, but I have been all around Texas. That's far more miles than I put into my trip!
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    I second that Amen!

    My '07 R1200R has 161k miles on it and still works like it's brand spanking new! No issues whatsoever. And that ABS has certainly saved my 6 more than once!

    I had the great mechanics at the...
  25. Another Vet, another Army-paid-for BMW!

    Good choice Brother! Hurry home and enjoy the ride!

    I started riding when I returned from my last deployment in Afghanistan last summer. I was medically retired from the Army last February,...
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