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    Welcome, I was in similar situation to you. I...

    Welcome,
    I was in similar situation to you.

    I was going to buy a BMW in Germany and had a friend with the C109RT who injured his left knee with just 60 miles on it.

    He made me an offer I could...
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    That is why I asked the question above. Is it...

    That is why I asked the question above. Is it necessary to change out the rim just to go narrower?

    I know a car or truck can mount several widths of tires on the same rims.

    Is that not the...
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    Welcome Dave! If I were still in Germany I...

    Welcome Dave!

    If I were still in Germany I would ride up to the UK and buy some of those items from you and ship them back to the States with my military household goods shipment.
    But, alas, I...
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    I am trying to go narrower and know that to do so...

    I am trying to go narrower and know that to do so I will have to increase the ratio from 240X55VR16 to probably a 200X60VR16 to maintain some semblance of speedometer accuracy.

    I keep my tires at...
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    Cell Phone and GPS Handlebar Mount

    Hey guys, there is an inexpensive and safe way to mount your cell or GPS to the handlebars.

    Radio Shack has a bicyclist handlebar mount that works like a charm for $20.00 on sale for $18.00 right...
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    My 109 has about a 5 MPH error at 60 MPH anyway...

    My 109 has about a 5 MPH error at 60 MPH anyway according to my GPS. Not a bad thing with the police 'cause it shows 55 at actual 60.
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    Anyone Gone Smaller on Rear Tire?

    I am approaching the time when I need to swap out my OEM Bridgestones for new tires.

    Coming up on 8,000 miles, though both still look legal tread depth.

    Has anyone ever gone smaller than the...
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    C109RT Handlebar Risers R the Bomb

    Finally broke down and ordered the risers from GMan.

    Got them installed after two hernias and a dislocated shoulder from trying to break Suzuki's thread locked bolts. (kidding, but not much)
    ...
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    Yes, I used Metzler 880s on my Goldwing and like...

    Yes, I used Metzler 880s on my Goldwing and like them alot. I think they make a tire for our C109RTs. They were going to be my second set of tires just to evaluate them on the beast.
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    This is about like I ride, fairly aggressive from...

    This is about like I ride, fairly aggressive from a few years riding KZ1000 police bikes.
    I am not sure I want to go to Maxes if it will tempt me to lean even more. I have OEM BS right now and am...
  11. When I had my C in the Suzuki dealer for service...

    When I had my C in the Suzuki dealer for service here in Stuttgart, they had a new C90 on the showroom floor.

    The saddlebags on that baby were NICE! Emphasis on nice.

    I will see if I can find...
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    I have stock windshield and lowers and I am 6'1"....

    I have stock windshield and lowers and I am 6'1".

    I get no buffeting by wind at all behind mine.
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    I have a C. I will watch Amazon. Fortunately...

    I have a C.

    I will watch Amazon. Fortunately shipping for APO is NY.

    Works for all east coast shops.8)
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    I will join our brothers and sisters in saying...

    I will join our brothers and sisters in saying that I am so glad you were wearing PPE and are okay in body.

    I would look northward to our fellow North Americans and if you insurance company treats...
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    Handlebar Risers Under $200??

    Do any of you know where a set of handlebar risers can be had for under $200?

    I'm sorry, but I am just not willing to pay that kind of money for a couple of small pieces of aluminum and two longer...
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    I have a Kuryakin voltmeter on mine and maintain...

    I have a Kuryakin voltmeter on mine and maintain 2 green lights from idle to max RPMs.

    I do not see a drop in voltage at any point.

    I wired mine directly through the low beam 10 Amp fuse.

    I...
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    Well, and there is that!

    Well, and there is that!
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    Front Running Lights

    Over this last weekend I added 55 watt halogen running lights on the front of my beast.

    They attached perfectly to the lower shields bottom bolt on each side and wired them into the low beam...
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    You are in England with Kate Beckensale and you...

    You are in England with Kate Beckensale and you want Sandra Bullock???????
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    Next year, upon retirement from the military, I...

    Next year, upon retirement from the military, I plan on living in the Melbourne area.

    I too plan to ride down to the keys and end up on the furthest beach west for a day or two before riding back...
  21. I was pleasantly surprised that I got 59 miles to...

    I was pleasantly surprised that I got 59 miles to the gallon for the trip.

    We went on secondary highways, not autobahn.

    There were some nice twisties and hills.

    The scenery along the way was...
  22. And a couple more:

    And a couple more:
  23. And a couple more:.....

    And a couple more:.....
  24. Ride Down To Bodensee, or Lake Constance, Immenstaad, Germany

    Okay, Time for more photos of a wonderful ride down to the Austrian, Swiss border lake and a very tasty lunch at am Haefele's Restaurant overlooking the lake.
  25. The only time I have had FI light issues was a...

    The only time I have had FI light issues was a low voltage battery.

    Replaced the battery and the regulator/rectifier and the FI light has never come back on except at key turn on with the rest of...
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    Now you guys got me doubting and thinking, the...

    Now you guys got me doubting and thinking, the thinking part is dangerous for me.

    I am going to have to hook up my GPS and see what it says I am running in variance to my speedo......:cop:
  27. Let me know what they say.

    Let me know what they say.
  28. That sounds like a wonderful opportunity to see...

    That sounds like a wonderful opportunity to see more of Germany.
    Let me do some checking and get back to you.
    My July is booked, but August might work.
  29. The factory may say that, but mine with less than...

    The factory may say that, but mine with less than a quarter tank of gas and full up oil weighed 903 lbs on shipping manifest from USA to Germany.
    I cannot imagine that the gas and oil weighed 116...
  30. John, Most all of the rental shops rent HD and...

    John,
    Most all of the rental shops rent HD and BMW, as you have found.
    However, the shop I use rents motorrad (motorcycles)....
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