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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...

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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...

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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...

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Towing
Has anyone ever towed their bike using a hitch mounted tow device like the Slick Wheelie?
I know I should be riding it everywhere I go BUT when the boss wants to go out of town for a few days to ...

Started 04/19/17 at 16:23:18 by Billmc
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Adobe Flash Player Disabled
I went to one of my usual sites today and got a message to download Flash Player .
Went to the settings section for my computer and it shows that Flash Player is on .
When I go to the Adobe ...

Started 07/23/17 at 18:17:51 by Bob_Roller
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Garage / Concrete Floor Treatment
Wanted to reach out to any of you that have any first hand experience with coating concrete garage floors.  I'm in the final stages of a new garage/shop construction with fresh concrete floor. The gar...

Started 07/01/17 at 17:45:51 by Mike V
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Newest project
Even though I have the repaint/rebuild of the '81 R100RT only about half way done I still felt I should start another project lest I get bored.
I have been using the '57 Chevy Rat-Rod as my daily...

Started 05/19/17 at 20:45:30 by Justin B.
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need a source of electrical connectors.
Can anyone tell me what these are called please? Ideally I'd like to buy some that have a "guard" that can be fitted when not connected. i9f you have a source, please let me know.

Started 04/08/17 at 23:59:18 by Tony Smith
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High idle
It's starting to warm up here on the 3rd coast and that's making it easier to start the old girl.
On the other hand, after a "spirited" 30 mile ride yesterday, coming to a stop light the idle se...

Started 04/24/17 at 08:36:22 by Billmc
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Compression tests on cylinders
So after a few problems starting my bike (Recent posts) it turned out to be a combination of spark plugs, battery power and needing a general tune up.
The timing was slightly off, but all is work...

Started 04/24/17 at 09:21:23 by jamestnewsonr65
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The R65 clock. How to adjust?
Does anyone know how you adjust the clock.
Thought I'd ask on here before I trawl the net.
My bike came without a user manual and there's no obvious adjuster from the front of the dial?<br ...

Started 04/18/17 at 12:26:38 by Monman
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Refurbing Shop Lights
I have a few light fixtures in my shop with buzzing ballasts, don't want to fire up when cold, etc, so I decided to try a little upgrade.
I ordered some rolls of LED strips and some small 12 VDC ...

Started 01/31/17 at 22:46:49 by Justin B.
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