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    So have you found a BMW yet? Dealers are full of...

    So have you found a BMW yet? Dealers are full of used bikes because of the effects of Covid 19 and they will let you get on them.
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    I have let 7 people take my bikes out for a spin...

    I have let 7 people take my bikes out for a spin and 2 of them caused damage….

    Anyone asking for the cash in hand before you ride it sounds like a possible stick up. I like the idea of the dealer...
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    Why not have him make some passes by you? That...

    Why not have him make some passes by you? That would tell you whether it shifts and how smooth it operates. He should have mentioned it as most people want a test drive, but people crashing on them...
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    What a great job and best of all you made it! So...

    What a great job and best of all you made it! So what is with the old fashioned cop cars in Andy Griffith’s home town? They probably still have some big interceptor engines.
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    It could just be me and I haven’t ridden my new...

    It could just be me and I haven’t ridden my new bike very much, but can finding neutral vary on a wet clutch because of oil temperatures or something? All day long I was finding N like nothing and...
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    Fight the Good Fight is my Anthem! Triumph and...

    Fight the Good Fight is my Anthem!
    Triumph and Rush ruled the United States from Canada at one time, my time.
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    Do you guys remember the original Firefall where...

    Do you guys remember the original Firefall where they had a big bonfire on top of the cliffs at night (don’t think the bonfire could be seen) and then they pushed the hot coals to the edge and they...
  8. Maybe there is a tiny hole in the hose?

    Maybe there is a tiny hole in the hose?
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    I think the internet was fibbing on that. None of...

    I think the internet was fibbing on that. None of my last 3 BMW’s went super easily from 1 to N and I personally think that is how they design their transmissions. But let us know how the BMW...
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    Haha! I appreciate you pointing that out. I like...

    Haha! I appreciate you pointing that out. I like to try and be funny while I make a point.

    I went to Washington and British Columbia on my honeymoon in 1995 and there I learned about real...
  11. Craziest non-wreck event that happened while motorcycling

    I once was riding my old Henna Red (orange) BMW K75c 3-cylinder at triple digit speeds up on Mount Laguna at Lake Cuyamaca on a beautiful clear day. I was crouched down behind my cockpit windscreen...
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    Those trip photos show how much tougher people...

    Those trip photos show how much tougher people were back then. Tiny bikes on a long road trip with primitive gear and accessories going through snow covered passes almost 2 miles in the sky. And you...
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    I agree. You can tell if something is garbage and...

    I agree. You can tell if something is garbage and this bike and transmission is not it.
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    Nope. Just all of the electric cars charging the...

    Nope. Just all of the electric cars charging the air. Expect much more cloudless lightning and ball lightning like I have personally seen in Texas. Everything comes in cycles. It is just time now for...
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    Adjustable spoilers have helped me before and the...

    Adjustable spoilers have helped me before and the Puig 6319 worked wonders for me on my new F800GT. For you it will deflect some wind off your chest for sure. Besides that at your height I don’t know...
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    Personally, I take everything on the internet...

    Personally, I take everything on the internet with a grain of salt.
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    Search “Neutral problem” and the number of hits...

    Search “Neutral problem” and the number of hits on this site is practically endless. But “Bikerbill” finally solved the “problem” of finding N from 1st gear on his new F800. How? BMW completely...
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    Sorry, there must be a problem with the...

    Sorry, there must be a problem with the translation. I stated the old “BMW transmissions are junk” mantra goes back to the old Boxers with the Getrag transmissions like the one I had in my BMW R65 37...
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    Just the normal weather out there./s Had 4,000...

    Just the normal weather out there./s

    Had 4,000 cloud to ground lightning strikes in Socal the other night, just like usual….
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    Far as I know you must pass cars only between the...

    Far as I know you must pass cars only between the lanes and not on the sides adjacent to the outside white line or inside solid yellow line. I guess we can always ask for more privileges at...
  21. I would immediately get it to a BMW mechanic. You...

    I would immediately get it to a BMW mechanic. You might be talking to the seller real soon….
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    So what is your point? That I know about what was...

    So what is your point? That I know about what was going on 37 years ago in the BMW motorcycle world and you don’t?
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    To everyone saying this bike naturally comes with...

    To everyone saying this bike naturally comes with a transmission Neutral problem that is just not true. And just curious, you all test drive it and then bought it, even though you couldn’t find...
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    That is perfect for winter riding! I have reached...

    That is perfect for winter riding! I have reached into my engine before to heat my hands while riding, alternatively of course.
  25. Exactly! I have noticed wanna be thug types...

    Exactly! I have noticed wanna be thug types looking warily at it, too.
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