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Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By maurerhouse
New (to me) R1100RT - 1st 100 miles

So I'm coming off a lifetime of riding HD's (and about a 7 year riding hiatus) and my new bike is a 1996 R1100RT. I did about 105 miles yesterday and boy do I feel good about this bike! My question...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
For the record: What are "all the fluids"?...

For the record: What are "all the fluids"? :D
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
:rofl I believe this emoticon perfectly...

:rofl I believe this emoticon perfectly demonstrates how I feel.

It was not a final drive failure. It was a damaged pivot pin paralever. I'm not quite sure what that is because all I heard was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Yeah. Guess I do. What's the worst that could...

Yeah. Guess I do. What's the worst that could happen if I decide to ride to the dealer?
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Yeah well ... I just talked the BMW dealer. ...

Yeah well ... I just talked the BMW dealer.

The service guy asked where the inspection was done - I said a Yamaha dealer (because of proximity).

BMW guy said he's seen BMW's fail for wheel play...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Very nice bike! I just received some bad...

Very nice bike!

I just received some bad news at my safety inspection.

I failed because of play in the rear wheel - turns out the final drive is bad.

Quoted $1627.65 for the part and about...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
So glad you asked! This is all I have right...

So glad you asked!

This is all I have right now but you can get the gist:

https://sites.google.com/a/thatdogispooped.com/home/_/rsrc/1366167378468/home/pics/photo%202.JPG?height=240&width=320
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By maurerhouse
Tips for my new '96 R1100RT?

Hi folks - just picked up a '96 R1100RT with 62k miles (my first BMW - my first anything-other-than-a-HD).

My plan is to take it to a mechanic for a thorough inspection, fluid change etc and then...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Yeah, so I came across a blue 1996 BMW R1100RT...

Yeah, so I came across a blue 1996 BMW R1100RT with 60k miles and bought it on the spot - $3800.

It's clean and well-cared for - maintained regularly, and rides like a dream. I have never...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Thanks for the info folks! Now I have a new...

Thanks for the info folks! Now I have a new conundrum.

I found a 2004 ABS model with (get this) only 1800 miles.

Story goes that the guy who bought it got hurt (at work) and it sat in the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
hmm

It does have the powered windshield. The brakes make that much of difference, huh? I hammered 'em at about 80 and they felt really good - there was no hint toward locking.

Thanks for input all!
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,894
Posted By maurerhouse
Should I buy this 2004 ST 1300?

Hi all,

I'm new here, former HD owner making the switch to a sport-touring bike.

If I win the lottery it's a brand new Trophy or BMW for me, barring that I found a 2004 ST 1300 (no abs) for...
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