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Anybody else had problems logging on the last few
Haven't been able to log on since Friday.

Started 12/18/18 at 18:09:16 by davidpdx
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By: Justin B.
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The science of engine combustion.
This is for the experts. Think big single cyclinder engine
Questions 1 Which burns faster? A lean or a rich mixture.
2. What is the science behind a backfire through a carb?
3. When the...

Started 12/10/18 at 15:39:59 by skippyc
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Good luck disguised as bad.
I went for a ride yesterday with a group from the local restorers club, when we stopped for a coffee my blasted R65 fell over as I walked away and landed on a very expensive car that it was parked nex...

Started 09/22/18 at 19:03:57 by Tony Smith
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By: Justin B.
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Anyone near Fayetteville Arkansas
Are there any members near to Fayetteville. Just got a job offer in the area and was interested in what it is like.

Started 10/18/18 at 08:05:33 by marcmax
7 337 Last Post 11/04/18 at 20:44:07
By: R65Guy
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Tire Size Calculator
Been looking for a tire calc that would do motorcycle sized tires. The Miata site had a good one for car sizes but wouldn't do bikes. The calculator here at the Tacoma site will accomodate our sizes.<...

Started 11/01/18 at 09:10:24 by wilcom
1 90 Last Post 11/01/18 at 10:16:38
By: tiggum
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Deal on oil @ AutoZone
AutoZone  has Shell Rotella T6 full synthetic diesel  in gallon jugs for $19.99 with an instant $7 off so it was $12.99 with another $7 off mail in rebate. The rebate can be done on line. With rebate ...

Started 09/24/18 at 18:49:44 by wilcom
9 270 Last Post 10/02/18 at 09:52:53
By: tiggum
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How to get e-mail notifications??
I'm subscribed to get notifications on the threads I'm a part of but I never get e-mails. Is there a way to get e-mail notifications? i can't find anything in User CP.
...i'll be back to check o...

Started 08/29/18 at 17:16:08 by Mucci
2 165 Last Post 09/16/18 at 01:11:06
By: Mucci
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newbie looking at a 1980
Hey yall. My name is Matt and I am a motorcycle addict.
Current bike is a 2013 FJR, but I plan to go look at a 1980 r65 project bike tomorrow.
I like the idea of a project bike, I can tinker...

Started 09/11/18 at 07:16:56 by vthokies03
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By: Justin B.
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Goodwood Revival
Amazing performance from a very old BMW that beats a much newer bike.
Very well worth watching.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHNZaHcP3eg

Started 09/11/18 at 02:07:20 by Barry
1 109 Last Post 09/12/18 at 03:34:09
By: Burt
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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
5 245 Last Post 08/22/18 at 16:16:57
By: bonesteel
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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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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
2 168 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
2 320 Last Post 07/15/18 at 03:03:04
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
2 163 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
1 145 Last Post 07/10/18 at 08:16:00
By: DonC
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r65 starter motor
I have a 1984 R65 and recently had problems re starting
on examination i found that the origional bosch unit had failed cheapest price in the uk was 230 got one from the states for 65 plus pos...

Started 07/01/18 at 15:52:34 by latala1
5 273 Last Post 07/03/18 at 18:32:54
By: Tony Smith
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Let's talk Battery Replacement
Did a search here, but did not see a thread on the topic. Is it worthwhile to spend up on a gel type or is something like this perfectly fine?
http://www.beiterbattery.com/toyo12volt1820ahslabatt...

Started 06/23/18 at 21:41:24 by bonesteel
8 349 Last Post 06/25/18 at 18:38:09
By: skippyc
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