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Safety and Riding Tips / Re: making small talk
« on: August 12, 2018, 07:47:19 PM »
Interesting data.  Fun to see a summary of real world use.

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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: FS: 2016 BMW S1000RR Premium
« on: June 23, 2018, 10:19:48 PM »
Fun choice of new machines.

Here's to a complete and speedy recovery!

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General Banter / Re: SOLSTICE
« on: June 20, 2018, 01:13:47 PM »
Happy Solstice!

The 2018 summer solstice occurs at 6:07 a.m. on June 21.  Plan your celebratory breakfast now!

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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: FS: 2016 BMW S1000RR Premium
« on: May 24, 2018, 08:19:59 PM »
. . . you will not finder a nicer/cleaner one than this one!!

Unquestionably true.  I would happily trade you for mine. :)

GLWS!

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Introductions / Re: Warming Up...
« on: April 26, 2018, 11:44:20 AM »
Welcome!

The Tuono is a neat bike.

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General Banter / Re: So close, yet ...
« on: March 16, 2018, 08:24:24 PM »
Excellent suggestion.  I put a double-bubble screen on my sport bike thinking any extra protection, albeit small, would be good.  As it turns out, I like the feel of the stock lower screen better.  I was very surprised.  The stock screen is back on.

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General Banter / Re: More is ..... stupid
« on: November 02, 2017, 06:36:58 PM »
I have ridden a Piaggio three-wheeler (with two front wheels closed together and leans).  It was a hoot.

They are said to be popular in Europe in towns with lots of slippery cobbled streets.

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General Banter / Re: RIP Angel Nieto
« on: August 04, 2017, 02:28:26 PM »
Winner of 12+1 world championships!

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Great history and information, Carl.  Thanks!

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Bike Help / Re: Repacking Mufflers?
« on: January 17, 2017, 09:38:50 AM »
It is regularly available, and some manufacturers even provide kits.  This is one of the things that made me curious.

I have never repacked a car or bike muffler, have never noticed an issue or change, have never seen hot spots on the muffler indicating a problem inside, etc.  Thus I am curious if this is a real world issue, only for the fussy, or limited to a racer's concern where sustained high RPM full throttle produces a difference environment and is hard on mufflers.

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Bike Help / Repacking Mufflers?
« on: January 16, 2017, 08:31:47 PM »
This is prompted by wanting to learn, not by any issue.

When do motorcycle mufflers need to be repacked?  How do you know it is time? 

Thanks!

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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: For Sale
« on: August 03, 2016, 05:01:04 PM »
Not off hand, but will happily direct anyone I learn of to take a look here.

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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: For Sale
« on: August 02, 2016, 07:04:43 PM »
A wonderfully fun bike.  I have a 1098S Streetfighter and love it.

GLWS!

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General Banter / Re: 7 of the last 9
« on: July 04, 2016, 08:22:26 AM »
It appears a number of us are in this position.

But, unfortunately, it appears both the forum and the Facebook page are very slow currently.

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General Banter / Re: 7 of the last 9
« on: June 22, 2016, 10:55:11 AM »
I'm not, being insufficiently social to be on social media.

But this explains why when I searched and found the Facebook page the few things I saw were ancient.  :)

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