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I have been forced to turn off user self-registration due to the enormous amount of requests being submitted by spammers, etc.  We welcome any and all valid users but you will need to e-mail a request...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:38:02 by Justin B.
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Host Move Complete - I PROMISE!!!
I have finally got the forum moved over to a new host and it works, for the most part.  I ran into major issues getting the files transferred as the old host seemed to be unable to provide the type of...

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I have been playing with the cafepress site and came up with a few items.  It was much more challenging as they will not allow anything with the BMW logo attached to it.  I had to play with some of th...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:46:11 by Justin B.
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Started 11/07/16 at 20:39:31 by Justin B.
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Gruber Battery Discount
All,
I have arranged a 5% discount with Gruber Power Services on their products.  I have had good luck with their AGM motorcycle batteries and the price is pretty reasonable.  To receive this dis...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:35:48 by Justin B.
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STAAB Battery Discount
I have secured a 5% discount for forum members at Staab Battery on the Universal 12 volt 22 amp-hour AGM battery.  So far I have had good luck with them and they are extremely "affordable".  I will re...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:33:49 by Justin B.
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R65 Photo Gallery Access
For those of you who desire access to the BMWR65 photo-gallery just PM me with your desired login name and what password you want to use and I will set you up.  If you just ask me to add you I will us...

Started 11/07/16 at 20:31:53 by Justin B.
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Login issues on new Forum software
A couple of folks have been unable to log in after the upgrade.  The new software now requires that you log in with your "login ID" with no exception.  I think the old software would allow login id, s...

Started 11/07/16 at 08:14:37 by Justin B.
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We have a NEW Google Map!
13 August 2011:
We had a visit from what really looked like a spammer in this thread, so I am tightening down security.
I have changed the password and deleted the user name from the thread,...

Started 04/04/10 at 17:26:48 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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By: Graeme
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Temperature Converter

Started 12/16/06 at 19:21:47 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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By: Lucky_Lou
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Miles/Kilometers Converter
http://www.runnersweb.com/running/km_miles.html
Of course there are others, but this one is short and to the point.

Started 01/04/07 at 13:39:21 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Riding clothing - recommendations?
About to get my R65 fully ready to be road ready - required carb rebuild and such.
I'm looking forward to enjoying some gradually longer rides in the NE USA, but don't have the clothing kit for ...

Started 08/15/18 at 11:37:37 by bonesteel
3 60 Last Post 08/18/18 at 03:25:43
By: Tony Smith
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Works BMW Flat Twin
The book Classic Motorcycle Engines has a chapter on the 1955 works BMW flat twin. I've uploaded it to:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gLaaD_xzHFQNXzSrnkPifBdrWnM_IWkg
The book was published 19...

Started 08/12/18 at 04:31:34 by Kelvin
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Officially a Historical Vehicle
Last week I handed in the registration plate for the 1985 R65 and at a saving of several hundred $'s a year in registration and compulsory insurance costs I was issued with a historical vehicle plate ...

Started 07/15/18 at 19:05:27 by Kookaburra
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By: tunnelrider
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R65LS advertisement and magazine road tests
Here is rare magazine advertisement for the R65LS from Bike Australia Apr 1982. Notice the black battery side covers on the red AND silver model. None of the silver magazine road test bikes appear to ...

Started 07/14/18 at 23:21:54 by milominderbinder
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By: suecanada
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Of some historical interest....
Fun read.  At a significant point in this little slice of history these cars were powered by twin airheads in the same family tree as our own.  600 to 650 cc. 
Read on...
http://www.curbsi...

Started 07/22/18 at 12:35:26 by svejkovat
2 80 Last Post 07/23/18 at 09:28:19
By: R65Guy
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R65LS Fairing
While looking for something else I came across this fairing on Gustaffson Plastics website.
http://bikescreen.com/products/bmw-r-65-ls-1981-1985
I no longer have the BMW wedge fairing on my ...

Started 05/29/16 at 15:55:55 by marcmax
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By: milominderbinder
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Another Hazard Getting To Work Now .
Just started a major construction project at wotk, that involves clearing the employee parking lot for construction for about a year .
I work at Phoenix Skyharbor airport .
I now have to go ...

Started 07/13/18 at 19:30:53 by Bob_Roller
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Question for Bob Roller
I was listening to a radio program today about the rising temperatures around the world today and heard a comment that it has gotten so hot in Phoenix, AZ that there are days that aircraft can't take ...

Started 07/10/18 at 21:23:56 by marcmax
2 88 Last Post 07/11/18 at 17:21:26
By: Bob_Roller
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R65 well travelled
Noticed this well ridden R65 at Fingal, on the border of NSW & Queensland (Australia). It had Tasmanian number plates.
[IMAGE]BMWR65 by jibbonpoint, on Flickr
It would have been good to stick around and have a yarn...

Started 07/09/18 at 19:14:01 by Graeme
1 71 Last Post 07/10/18 at 08:16:00
By: DonC
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