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    Where I live there is alot of 30-40-70 speed limits. going 40mph in 5th is WRONG!:scratch: i also get average mpg 180miles untill the light goes on.:-( My current teeth (in the bike) are rear:47 front:16 and 70 mph almost sounds too high rpm. crusing about broads 2up fully loaded at 50 is...
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    Hi All, I've had a read through some old post on here and at the chain gang. There are plenty of warnings about bleeding ABS bikes ourselves. So I phoned two BMW dealers to ask their advice and get prices for changing the brake fluid. Both dealers checked with their technicians and said that...
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    How silly I felt. First oil change, read the faqs thoroughly, searched for right oil for days. Couldn't easily find the right stuff, so filled it with Castrol Magnatec. Next day, re-read various sources, including Castrol's own site that warned against using it it bikes with wet clutches etc...
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    Hey guys My first post to this great forum so cards behind the bar :) Well, im planning a 6 month Pan American adventure and im looking into bikes. Iv already for an XT600E but it feels a little underpowered for the job so maybe looking to swap. Iv been looking at a twin spark Dakar but many...
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    Hi all - not sure I can add much more than the subject line really. Bike is running very well after my summer carburettor issues, except it feels a bit 'wrong' when I'm riding it. Symptoms - similar to riding on a flat tyre, except they're both at the right (ie same pressure as I always ride...
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    My pipes arrived the next day but I think they are the wrong ones. I have a 2005 Twin Spark Dakar but the labbeling says < 2004 hich to me means pre-2004.... The label says the connector pipe is 76mm, can someone tell me if this is the wrong pipe BEFORE I dismantle the bike??? Thanks in...
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    Today my rear brake stuck on. It's not the first time it's happened, but today was the worst. The pedal went really solid and the caliper was smoking. Sometimes there seems to be more play in the pedal than others. A few weeks ago I adjusted it to take some of the play out and it was good. But...
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    The link and discussions for the The '05 Baltic Cruise - The Wrong Way Round has been moved to a forum specially set up by the BIG-Twins GS owners, but is open to all GS bike owners. (and to CS owners) Click to view -> http://www.phpbbforfree.com/forums/stoney45-about149.html
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