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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By Deans BMW
Old wives tale regarding Synthetic and semi...

Old wives tale regarding Synthetic and semi Synthetic during running in of engine. Synth or semi synth is fine.
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 284,515
Posted By Deans BMW
Bundy, I would like to order a Hi firm seat for...

Bundy, I would like to order a Hi firm seat for my Husky Strada, Don't see where the firmer foam is specified. Don't like the dish in the stock seat would like it flatter front to back,ie the Hi...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 823,270
Posted By Deans BMW
Very happy with the Tail Tidy on my Strada.

Very happy with the Tail Tidy on my Strada.
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,434
Views: 614,381
Posted By Deans BMW
My wife and I each have a Lombard, I also have a...

My wife and I each have a Lombard, I also have a two piece Navigator, all are excellent gear, highly recommended.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,405
Posted By Deans BMW
The motor jumping all around at idle is one of...

The motor jumping all around at idle is one of the things I like best about my '14 RK. One of the smooth bikes I have ever owned once you get going. To me, my RK is a maximum visceral experience.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,405
Posted By Deans BMW
There was a very big noticeable change from '13...

There was a very big noticeable change from '13 to '14. I had a '13 RK that I added the Progressive touring suspension mod that improved the bikes handling a lot.............Traded the '13 for a '14...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By Deans BMW
A good friend of mine in the UK has a new 750...

A good friend of mine in the UK has a new 750 Integra and he loves the improvements in the latest version. To me the 750 would be a no brainer.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,948
Posted By Deans BMW
To really make a fully informed decision, you...

To really make a fully informed decision, you should also go check out the Indian.
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Deans BMW
The very best. San Jose BMW 408 295...

The very best.

San Jose BMW

408 295 0205

www.sjbmw.com

Tell them that Dean sent you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 677,481
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, 06:07 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 38,825
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, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
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, 05:18 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 90,615
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, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
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, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 823,270
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 35,345
Posted By Deans BMW
Thanks, will be interested.

Thanks, will be interested.
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 35,345
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, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 823,270
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, 04:28 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 90,615
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, 05:42 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 43,456
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 280,624
Posted By Deans BMW
Not even near..... :D

Not even near..... :D
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,177
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, 02:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,821
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, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 823,270
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,976
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, 05:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,289
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, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,668
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, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
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, 03:23 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 80,726
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, 05:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,059
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 04:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 06:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 04:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 06:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 01:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 02:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,552
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, 03:12 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 93,091
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, 07:59 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 80,726
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...
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