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Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 664,156
Posted By Deans BMW
Ready---Big Time----For some warm weather. ...

Ready---Big Time----For some warm weather.

http://deansbmw.smugmug.com/Other/2014-HD-Road-King/i-Zg6X9P2/0/L/2014%20Road%20king%20005-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 36,014
Posted By Deans BMW
I like the elemental look and feel of my '14 RK,...

I like the elemental look and feel of my '14 RK, fun to switch between this and my Beemer . :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Deans BMW
The C model has only one throttle body, check to...

The C model has only one throttle body, check to see if it has come loose and has a air leak.

This has happened more than once on these models, most commonly with the "C" models.
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 76,784
Posted By Deans BMW
I have said this before, there is a good reason...

I have said this before, there is a good reason that the Origional Bill Meyer did not pass on or sale his seat business to either or both of his kids, Russel bought it and is excellent and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Deans BMW
The power vision was developed with HD with plans...

The power vision was developed with HD with plans to sell it thru HD, but decided against it no doubt because of emissions requirements. I have seen it in operation on my '14 Road King. It is as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,041
Views: 773,178
Posted By Deans BMW
Full bore M-40's for the Strada?? What and...

Full bore M-40's for the Strada?? What and where? What brand are they?

Best source for the K-60 and the M-40 for the cast wheel Strada, thanks?
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 31,613
Posted By Deans BMW
Thanks, will be interested.

Thanks, will be interested.
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 31,613
Posted By Deans BMW
How much for a '14 HD Road King? Thanks in...

How much for a '14 HD Road King?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6,041
Views: 773,178
Posted By Deans BMW
The idea of relocating the AIT sensor sounds like...

The idea of relocating the AIT sensor sounds like a good one.

Just as an FYI, wind chill factor will not cool an object cooler than the local ambient temperature that is blowing over that object....
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 76,784
Posted By Deans BMW
There is a good reason that the very excellent...

There is a good reason that the very excellent original Bill Meyer (the father of both the current Bill and Rocky Meyer) seats went to the now very excellent Russel seats and not to either of his...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 42,468
Posted By Deans BMW
I bought three way back when you first started...

I bought three way back when you first started selling them. They worked great then and still do to this day. One of the best purchases I have ever made.
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,819
Views: 272,503
Posted By Deans BMW
Not even near..... :D

Not even near..... :D
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,943
Posted By Deans BMW
As much as I hate to type this, but you don't...

As much as I hate to type this, but you don't have the slightest clue what you are talking about, and if that is what your rep truly said, he has no idea what he is yammering about either.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,560
Posted By Deans BMW
Current stable, '14 HD Road King '10 BMW...

Current stable,

'14 HD Road King
'10 BMW R1200GS
'14 Husky Strada 650 Thumper

Best of all worlds....:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6,041
Views: 773,178
Posted By Deans BMW
Has anyone installed a Strada/Terra engine into...

Has anyone installed a Strada/Terra engine into one of the BMW 650 thumpers.
I think it would make a neat combo. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,827
Posted By Deans BMW
Try a '14 or a '15 Road King and you will be...

Try a '14 or a '15 Road King and you will be bigtime surprised.

The difference over even a '13 RK in dramatic.
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,065
Posted By Deans BMW
I bought a set of 12" side extensions 3 months...

I bought a set of 12" side extensions 3 months ago for my 30 or so year old Handy Lift that I bought for San Jose BMW back in the day and now in my garage.

Delt directly with Handy at 855 752...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,427
Posted By Deans BMW
Ara....WOW..........what a stunning picture. ...

Ara....WOW..........what a stunning picture.

http://beemerchef.smugmug.com/photos/i-kn5NMK8/0/O/i-kn5NMK8.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Deans BMW
An issue with PEX that most don't realize.... ...

An issue with PEX that most don't realize....

The ID (inside diameter) of the couplings used are a lot smaller than the ID of the PEX used. When you have several couplings in a row, the net result...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,495
Posted By Deans BMW
I enjoy the heck out of my '14 Road king, it has...

I enjoy the heck out of my '14 Road king, it has the soul and looks of a classic bike and at last the Motor company has turned it into a modern motorcycle from a standpoint of handling, performance...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,809
Posted By Deans BMW
We have a '14 Mitsubishi Mirage with the CVT...

We have a '14 Mitsubishi Mirage with the CVT tranny used for a 40 mile commute each way up here in the Smokey's. To tell the truth, the car is great and consistently gets 44 MPG from tank to tank....
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
I believe that starting with the '14 touring...

I believe that starting with the '14 touring models, the Motor Company utilized a substantially improved integrated frame/suspension designed, IMHO the improvement is very noticeable.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
What I have experienced on my '13 RK and the '06...

What I have experienced on my '13 RK and the '06 EG Classic of my Bro in Laws that I owned for 2 or 3 months before I sold it (was way too loud and underpowered) is more of a weave rather than an out...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
Perhaps to bring a little bit of perspective. I...

Perhaps to bring a little bit of perspective. I never spin the tire or ever lock up the brakes. my box stock '13 RK had the OEM tires down to the wear bars at 7,000 miles. The new Touring elites...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
The brakes are excellent, I have never tried the...

The brakes are excellent, I have never tried the HD ABS. BMW ABS is very excellent.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
I added the Progressive Suspension Touring Link...

I added the Progressive Suspension Touring Link to my '13 RK in an attempt to stop the wobble at speeds in sweepers above 75 and 80 which I thought was completely unacceptable in a modern expensive...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
Yes, those are the ones. I have had occasion...

Yes, those are the ones.

I have had occasion to ride various HD's since the mid '70's as we would take some of them in on trade on Beemers. Also would occasionally ride some of them home from our...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
The new HD Fork leg wind deflectors are entirely...

The new HD Fork leg wind deflectors are entirely different from the older deflectors. I added them to my '13 Road King initially and noticed a big difference.

When I traded the '13 for the '14,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,356
Posted By Deans BMW
I have a '14 Road king that I added the latest HD...

I have a '14 Road king that I added the latest HD front fork wind deflectors and cut the windshield so that I look over it, about a 1" cut down.

Completely eliminated and wind problem, no dreaded...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
The K1600GT would just make it on fumes with its...

The K1600GT would just make it on fumes with its 7 Gallon tank. My bike had a full Remus and cruising at 7K RPM even with a quiet Schuberth helmet and ear plugs you could hear the glorious howl of...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,495
Posted By Deans BMW
Never used a GPS on it and never tried a top...

Never used a GPS on it and never tried a top speed run.....yet ....but my '14 RK hits 115-120 on the speedo very easy in just normal playing go fast. With windshield and bags BTW.

My RK has stock...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
Out in the western US in states like Utah,...

Out in the western US in states like Utah, Nevada, parts of Arizona and a few others......I used to cruise at 120 to 140 for miles on end on my K1600GT. Routinely running from Caliente, Nevada thru...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,495
Posted By Deans BMW
http://deansbmw.smugmug.com/Other/2014-HD-Road-Kin...

http://deansbmw.smugmug.com/Other/2014-HD-Road-King/i-TjDhzms/0/L/Motorcyclist-Cafe-East-visits-10-14%20008-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,495
Posted By Deans BMW
http://deansbmw.smugmug.com/Other/Cafe-Colorado-Tr...

http://deansbmw.smugmug.com/Other/Cafe-Colorado-Trip-8-6-14/i-2QvGQs3/0/L/From%20Gary%20099-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 78,495
Posted By Deans BMW
Forgot all about this thread. Only road about 5 K...

Forgot all about this thread. Only road about 5 K miles on my trip, had to deal with some family matters, all good BTW.

The '14 RK was flawless, one stretch on I 10 in west Texas road appx 140...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By Deans BMW
Correct in using a true sine wave inverter. A...

Correct in using a true sine wave inverter. A cheaper modified sign wave inverter will probably overheat and ruin the bikes battery charger.

Also....Pulling 800 watts out of an inverter at 110 VAC...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
Add a nice little removable little passenger...

Add a nice little removable little passenger backrest and will be one heck of a sports tourer.

https://mediapool.bmwgroup.com/cache/P9/201409/P90163628/P90163628-bmw-r-1200-rs-09-2014-600px.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
The RS looks fantastic. Looks to be a worthy...

The RS looks fantastic. Looks to be a worthy successor to the R100RS and the R90 and R100S's with a proper seat and proper side cases.

Also wise that it is called R1200RS and not R1200ST.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
The R version

The R version.

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w91/Dan_Freshman/1_zps93a7a61e.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w91/Dan_Freshman/2_zps84b87fa6.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 77,139
Posted By Deans BMW
The new WC BMW R1200RS and R

These look outstanding.............

The RS version

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w91/Dan_Freshman/1_zps22f31524.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w91/Dan_Freshman/2_zps76f3392d.jpg...
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