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  1. As usual..... :rolleyes:

    As usual..... :rolleyes:
  2. Jumping into the low-power electric city bike...

    Jumping into the low-power electric city bike market is not going to be very profitable for BMW as there are over a million cheap Chinese urban scooters and motorcycles sold every year around the...
  3. future BMW electric motorcycles in doubt

    In Issue 1 of 2020, Cycle World magazine interviews Markus Schramm, BMW Motorrad’s director. He is quoted as making the following statement in response to a question asking if “BMW Motorrad will...
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    To my knowledge, the UK has never left the Pound....

    To my knowledge, the UK has never left the Pound. And speaking of the Pound, once the virus hit the UK, the value of the Pound has dropped in just a few days from about $1.29 USD to the current...
  5. I seem to have this problem every 10K miles or so...

    I seem to have this problem every 10K miles or so on my F650GS. The rotor was not warped. I believe the pulsing is the result of friction pad material building up on the brake disc. Try cleaning the...
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    My white bottle is full of Rotella T4 15W-40...

    My white bottle is full of Rotella T4 15W-40 conventional oil, rated JASO MA/MA2. I know because I just finished putting in 3 liters of the stuff into my F650GS, after an oil drain and filter...
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    I average around 65 mp(US)g while riding my...

    I average around 65 mp(US)g while riding my F650GS and that is with 10% ethanol fuel. The few times I have managed to find E0, my gas mileage went up to 70 mpg. [:)]
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    Keep in mind that the new Rotella T6,...

    Keep in mind that the new Rotella T6, fully-synthetic oil, in the blue bottle, has a viscosity of 5W-40, which does not meet the oil requirements of our F800-series engines. For my F650GS, I stick...
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    The fuel level float in the gas tank of my Royal...

    The fuel level float in the gas tank of my Royal Enfield was completely dissolved by corn juice-infused gas. After 4 years the low-fuel warning light stopped working. When I pulled the float out of...
  10. Thread: Stalling

    by Richard230
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    I mostly use Union 76 gas. But our gas in the...

    I mostly use Union 76 gas. But our gas in the Bay Area can be sourced from any of the four refineries in the area, one of which is owned by Shell. Since all of our fuel is chemically exactly the...
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    Just a comment on clutch slipping: During the...

    Just a comment on clutch slipping: During the late 1970's Arco came up with a graphite-infused oil that was loaded with the stuff and very black even when new. I used it on my 1977 Honda CB550K...
  12. That noise will likely stop once the new brake...

    That noise will likely stop once the new brake pads bed-in and conform to the rotor. Either that you will get used to the sound and not notice it anymore. [;)]
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    I have been riding my motorcycles to go grocery...

    I have been riding my motorcycles to go grocery shopping this week and if you ask me, the best place to pick up the virus is the grocery store. No one wearing gloves, not keeping a six foot distance...
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    The virus is starting to have an impact on...

    The virus is starting to have an impact on motorcycle manufacturing in both the U.S. and the EU: ...
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    That is a good question. It makes perfect sense...

    That is a good question. It makes perfect sense to isolate yourself on a motorcycle. However, the people making up the regulations say everyone is to stay at home unless they are performing an...
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    You might be interested to know that the owner's...

    You might be interested to know that the owner's manual for the 2020 R1250 models says that the engine can now use up to !5% ethanol fuel.
  17. I recently put a deposit down on a 2020 KTM 390...

    I recently put a deposit down on a 2020 KTM 390 Duke at their dealership in San Francisco, just because it sounds like a lot of fun and would make a good addition to my motorcycle collection. ...
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    I have one of those, too. I still wear it when I...

    I have one of those, too. I still wear it when I go walking around in the sun and it is not too windy as it will blow off of my head when the winds pick up.

    My hat is an official "Indiana Jones...
  19. Thread: new owner

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    I haven't been out yet today, but the traffic on...

    I haven't been out yet today, but the traffic on my street is down about 50% and I have heard the same thing regarding traffic in the overall Bay Area, too.
  20. Thread: new owner

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    California's Governor just ordered that no social...

    California's Governor just ordered that no social gatherings of any size should occur within the state for at least the next three weeks. And France has locked down all of their residents in the...
  21. Thread: new owner

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    My granddaughter attends UC Santa Cruz and she...

    My granddaughter attends UC Santa Cruz and she was just sent home for the rest of the school year, ending in June. All of the University's students will now have to take classes and finals via the...
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    I have no idea. Does the U.S. have much of a...

    I have no idea. Does the U.S. have much of a tariff on EU vehicles? If so, it certainly doesn't impact the sales of Mercedes cargo vans. Those things are all over the place around here being used...
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    I see more of the old VW Kombis around here than...

    I see more of the old VW Kombis around here than I see more modern versions. Apparently, those things never die.
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    Good luck finding a VW camper for a reasonable...

    Good luck finding a VW camper for a reasonable price. I have a friend who loves those vehicles and tells me that they have become collectable and prices are sky-high - at least in the U.S.
  25. Thread: new owner

    by Richard230
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    Welcome, Bruno. I am sure you will love riding...

    Welcome, Bruno. I am sure you will love riding your F800R.
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