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    I currently have Progressive and get a...

    I currently have Progressive and get a multi-policy discount as I have my bikes, cars and camper insured with them.

    I am going to start looking around however - as Progressive just failed...
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    The screens are not interchangeable/compatible. ...

    The screens are not interchangeable/compatible.

    The mounting points are different.
  3. Thread: hand guards

    by Thumpin
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    Depending on what windshield you have mounted -...

    Depending on what windshield you have mounted - you may not have room.

    At full lock the handlebar levers are very close to the windshield.
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    Is it possible that something came loose in the...

    Is it possible that something came loose in the exhaust system? If the catalytic converter or muffler baffles have come loose it could cause a harmonic vibration like this.

    I have not heard of it...
  5. Thread: Shinko Tires

    by Thumpin
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    I believe Shinko's work fine on Cruiser bikes...

    I believe Shinko's work fine on Cruiser bikes that don't spend a lot of time dragging pegs in corners or doing Iron Butt rides.....and it sounds like they make some good Dual Sport tires. I have no...
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    I have stopped mounting any phone on the...

    I have stopped mounting any phone on the handlebars. I now keep them in my jacket pocket or in my pants pocket if they have the little pocket in the leg for a phone.

    You can't see the phone or...
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    I never feel the need for more power from my F800...

    I never feel the need for more power from my F800 - it is fast enough that I can get a speeding ticket in any state in the US! The engine is very smooth and easy going below 5,000 rpm - above 5,000...
  8. I am a former ST1100 owner - I sold it as my 30"...

    I am a former ST1100 owner - I sold it as my 30" inseam was just a bit short for the bike and I really didn't want a tipover with it. My next bike was an NT700 - much lighter and easier to hold up -...
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    Thanks for reminding me of that issue......I had...

    Thanks for reminding me of that issue......I had somehow forgotten that it was a "thing" on this bike.

    That is definitely something I want to fix - it makes the bike sound cheap!
  10. So if you bought the local bike - in 3-4 years...

    So if you bought the local bike - in 3-4 years you will be trying to sell a bike with 60,000 miles on it (not an easy sell)......or a bike in better shape with 37,000 miles (a bit easier).


    I...
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    Does your bike have the stock windscreen.....or...

    Does your bike have the stock windscreen.....or something bigger/heavier?

    I don't have any fairing vibration related to engine rpm or acceleration - when I mounted a larger/heavier windscreen I...
  12. Thread: Newbe

    by Thumpin
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    If it is a rattling sound that occurs only when...

    If it is a rattling sound that occurs only when in neutral - it is normal and common among lot of different bikes. The sound is the clutch plates moving around in the basket.....there is no load to...
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    Shell Rotella T6 in the 15W-40 flavor for me in...

    Shell Rotella T6 in the 15W-40 flavor for me in all my bikes....and no aftermarket additives. We have a Suzuki Savage member in Texas with 212,000 miles on his single cylinder engine....that is a...
  14. Thread: F800r 2016

    by Thumpin
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    Daboo did a tire comparison thread.....here is a...

    Daboo did a tire comparison thread.....here is a link to it: https://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/315041-Tires-2020

    Tire choice is a very personal thing - and the tires I like may not be...
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    I believe the wafers for BMW luggage are all the...

    I believe the wafers for BMW luggage are all the same - have you seen the wafers yet to see if they look like the ones pictured in this thread?

    The Co-Op is still in business. You need to mail...
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    I just wanted to add a word of caution. Not all...

    I just wanted to add a word of caution. Not all LED bulbs are superior or as bright as the original filament bulbs. It is frustrating to research and purchase an LED to make an improvement - and...
  17. I started riding motorcycles somewhere around...

    I started riding motorcycles somewhere around 1969. I am a converted dirt rider......my street riding experience is limited to the last 8 years. My motocross bike had horrible brakes, and I can...
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    If he does still have them......I bet he might...

    If he does still have them......I bet he might accept a reasonable offer!
  19. Fuel injected engines that are used regularly...

    Fuel injected engines that are used regularly have no issues with using ethanol. (Provided the fuel tanks and other products are compatible with ethanol).

    Engines with carbs that stay dormant for...
  20. The ethanol affects tanks that are made from...

    The ethanol affects tanks that are made from "nylon" as the plastic. My Sherco had an issue and the tank would "grow" in size. I bought a replacement tank and never used it - as I discovered that...
  21. The front TPMS sensor is going out on my bike. ...

    The front TPMS sensor is going out on my bike. At the beginning of the ride it often works - but not long into the ride it gives up and a warning light is triggered.

    The display automatically...
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    Yep......Verslagen is a winner., and so is...

    Yep......Verslagen is a winner., and so is Serowbot.

    I am the other guy........Dave.
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    I am a Moderator on the Suzuki Savage forum. We...

    I am a Moderator on the Suzuki Savage forum. We have a lot of members who are new riders.....and a lot of old riders who have downsized and want a motorcycle that is lightweight and easy to ride.
    ...
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    That is my method if battery ownership - in most...

    That is my method if battery ownership - in most instances you will be able to hear when the battery is no longer able to spin the engine over at a crisp pace on a cold start.

    Most of the...
  25. If I remember correctly - I once rode 32 miles...

    If I remember correctly - I once rode 32 miles after I got the notice and still made it to the gas station without pushing. (YMMV).
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