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  1. BMW announces 4 updated 2021 BMW R NineT models

    Here is the latest from BMW. They had to update their 2021 R NineT models to meet Euro 5 and also added a few new features and options: ...
  2. Welcome Doctor Doom. We can always use another...

    Welcome Doctor Doom. We can always use another doctor around here. [;)]
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    Welcome, Doug. I'll be interested to hear more...

    Welcome, Doug. I'll be interested to hear more about the previous travels of your GT.
  4. Thread: Itchy Boots

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    That drone of hers is just amazing. Somehow it...

    That drone of hers is just amazing. Somehow it manages to follow her from quite some distance away while she is riding along. And of course it does a really good job picking up wonderful scenery when...
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    Ducati's new non-desmo engine design

    Ducati has designed a new engine using spring operated valves with a 60K kilometer adjustment interval. Now that is a useful design change. Here is the story:...
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    The TPMS on my R12RS looks different that that....

    The TPMS on my R12RS looks different that that. The valve is located in one of the wheel spokes, while the pressure sensor (which looks to me much larger than in your photo) assembly is separate and...
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    Long oil change intervals

    Here is an interesting video comparing two brands of synthetic truck oils after one year of usage without an oil change. This makes me feel better as I have been changing the oil in my car and...
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    Welcome, Malc. I am sure you will enjoy your GT...

    Welcome, Malc. I am sure you will enjoy your GT and visiting this forum when you get a chance.
  9. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    I think that drone footage during the last couple...

    I think that drone footage during the last couple of minutes is the best part of the video. [:)]
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    My guess is that breaking the tire bead to insert...

    My guess is that breaking the tire bead to insert the beads would be what you would need to do to insert them into the tire. That might be possible with the wheel still mounted on the bike using a...
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    The TPMS in my R1200RS wheels looks too large to...

    The TPMS in my R1200RS wheels looks too large to let anything past it in my opinion. On my bike it sits right in the middle of the center of the wheel rim.
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    My observation is that flat spots are caused by...

    My observation is that flat spots are caused by modern fuel injection systems trying to conform to emission requirement regulations. I would be surprised if a dealer could fix this issue unless there...
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    comparing old oil with new oil

    Here is an interesting YouTube review that compares 70-year old oil with modern oil: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zHlxeu_yuM&feature=youtu.be
  14. My KTM Duke allows the rider to turn off the ABS...

    My KTM Duke allows the rider to turn off the ABS on the rear brake. I think BMW also allows the ABS to be turned off on their R12GS models. So they could do it on their F800 models if they wanted...
  15. Thread: Newbie

    by Richard230
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    Welcome, Dalesman. It sounds like you are having...

    Welcome, Dalesman. It sounds like you are having a great time riding your GT. I hope you enjoy visiting this forum when you have the opportunity to do so.
  16. I noticed the same thing with my first BMW boxer...

    I noticed the same thing with my first BMW boxer that had ABS. Like you, only when braking using just the rear brake. However, I do not notice this feature with my RS and my F650GS does not have ABS....
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    One thing that is weird is that 'Nothing to...

    One thing that is weird is that 'Nothing to Prove" (who apparently lives in Germany) claims that the Zero S electric motorcycle can be ridden with a 125cc (learner's?) license in the EU because its...
  18. Replacing the gear selector shaft mechanism

    f you ever fall over and damage your F800/700/650's shift selector shaft mechanism, here is a video showing how to replace it easily without even needing to drain the oil out of the engine. Anyone...
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    Tesla's new battery design

    This is an interesting 14-minute long video discussing Tesla's old battery designs and details their new battery design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0xseoeriPE&feature=youtu.be
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    I bought a set of quickly-detachable SW Moto side...

    I bought a set of quickly-detachable SW Moto side case racks for my F650GS and love them. It only takes seconds to install and remove them and most soft luggage will attach easily to the racks, which...
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    Welcome aboard, Paul. I am sure you will enjoy...

    Welcome aboard, Paul. I am sure you will enjoy riding your F800GS and visiting this forum when you have nothing better to do. There are a ton of luggage solutions that will fit your bike on the...
  22. Been there, done that. But not this year. [:(] No...

    Been there, done that. But not this year. [:(] No Chief Joseph Rally. Not having the rally and other events at the Grant County Fairgrounds must really be putting the economic hurt on that little...
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    My Royal Enfield Bullet 500 only has 19hp at the...

    My Royal Enfield Bullet 500 only has 19hp at the rear wheel. It can still get me to where I want to go, just not very fast.
  24. What I find odd is that there are a lot of open...

    What I find odd is that there are a lot of open space hiking areas and county parks around the SF Bay Area that have remained open, except during high fire dangerous conditions, during the pandemic....
  25. Thread: Itchy Boots

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    In California the rules seem to change from day...

    In California the rules seem to change from day to day and from county to county. The cops don't enforce the virus rules they let businesses do that for them - at least until they get shut down...
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