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Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By szyrider
Last pic. Let me know if you have any...

Last pic.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Debbie
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By szyrider
Next pic.

Next pic.
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By szyrider
OK, finally got my act together and have the pics...

OK, finally got my act together and have the pics of my luggage setup to show.

One pic with just the givi rack, which is a quick release, but it isn't obtrusive so i just leave it on. the bags...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By szyrider
The 52 mpg is around town, but a lot of twisties,...

The 52 mpg is around town, but a lot of twisties, in 2nd and 3rd gear. I thought I would get less mpg because the rpms are higher on this bike at highway speeds than my 97 vfr, but I only get about...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By szyrider
I bought my 09 at 60. 5'8", but I have a 34"...

I bought my 09 at 60. 5'8", but I have a 34" inseam, so seat height is not a problem. Love the bike . lightweight, power, handling are great. Finally got the front suspension adjusted so it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,541
Posted By szyrider
Thanks, but my husband's discomfort is caused by...

Thanks, but my husband's discomfort is caused by his long legs getting cramped, and not the upper body position. We installed lowering pegs that give him a little more room, but it didn't quite do...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,541
Posted By szyrider
I currently own an 03 Blackbird and it is very...

I currently own an 03 Blackbird and it is very comfortable to ride distance. It is one of this bikes that you really have to fit just right to ride happily. Long legs get cramped but long arms are...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,651
Posted By szyrider
Desert John, Have not experienced heat at...

Desert John,

Have not experienced heat at all. A welcome change from all the previous BMWs I have owned. It seems that the fairing design truly does move the engine heat past the rider.

Allan
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,651
Posted By szyrider
to anyone actually riding their new r12rt

I am one of the few that has taken delivery of my non-esa RT and have some questions for those of us that are actually riding ours.

I have noticed the following items (after about 300 miles on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 334,829
Posted By szyrider
Question canbus question

This might not be the right thread, so bear with me or please redirect.
Hubby just purchased a 14 r12rt and we have never dealt with the cambus system. Also purchased a givi top box and the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,651
Posted By szyrider
non-esa rts

My significant other ordered a non-ESA unit in may and will pick it up later this week. Another gentleman ordered his unit without ESA and it also will arrive this week.

You can order one.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,770
Posted By szyrider
third pic

Sorry, forgot to label it. That is the givi side case carrier. It is easily removable with a wrench, but it isn't ugly enough for me to take it off. Part #te705.

Debbie
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,651
Posted By szyrider
RT-W with Givi V47 topcase

Hodor

You posted that you mounted a V47 topcase with the 193 adaptor plate. My givi dealer says to use the universal plate and that the 193 plate only works on the previous gen RTs.

Did you...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,499
Posted By szyrider
I have both a 750 vfr and a street triple r. ...

I have both a 750 vfr and a street triple r. Wouldn't give up either one, besides vfrs go forever. Cracked frame is a problem though. I love my 09 str. So light and flickable and fast. Like...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,770
Posted By szyrider
third pic

third pic
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,770
Posted By szyrider
Second pic

Second pic
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,770
Posted By szyrider
Nicola_a Yes, the underseat exhaust made it...

Nicola_a

Yes, the underseat exhaust made it easier to find hard bags. The Givi setup that are in my pics is not available for the '13 or '14 strs. I did some checking and twisted throttle has...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,770
Posted By szyrider
touring on a street triple

Nicola_a

I have an 09 str and have set it up for touring. I have the givi ed600 easy lock side cases and a cortech tail bag. Also using a cortech tank bag. I can lock the side cases and walk...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By szyrider
Hubby just ordered a new 14 rt and the Nav V from...

Hubby just ordered a new 14 rt and the Nav V from BMW operates from the handlebar controls. The other unit that fits in the fairing is supposed to be the garmin zumo 660, but it will not utilize the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,423
Posted By szyrider
K75RT - owned a '95 for 2 years, was the best...

K75RT - owned a '95 for 2 years, was the best winter bike I ever owned.

Hot in the summer - that engine is like a furnace. Great fairing coverage. Electric windshield is awesome. Great tourer....
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