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Old 05-30-2011, 03:35 PM   #301
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No, the sensors need to see above 50 psi to wake up but it is only necessary when they come from the factory.
It worked for him and it was the dealer that told him to do it. Don't know why 70psi was the magic # but maybe less will work? He questioned and laughed at them too when they told him, not to mention a little hesitant about doing it because of such a high pressure. We discussed it for hours but in the end he tried it and it worked. In either case, I will talk with him this time home as his bike is still in storage from last fall so it may only be a temporary fix, IDK. It did get rid of it for 6 months so that's why I'm passing this along. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, your choice!
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:46 AM   #302
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No, the sensors need to see above 50 psi to wake up but it is only necessary when they come from the factory.
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:10 PM   #303
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I've read similar advice for riders with the BMW TPS too--though I don't think it was as high as 50 PSI.
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:38 PM   #304
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Mine seemed to be going out, but only when it's cold outside, like in the mid 30's. Once I got the tires warmed up, the warm went off. Did some digging, and that seemed to be a common problem.

Love mine, btw. Coming up on 10k miles. No overnight trips just yet, but one's in the planning stages.
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:42 PM   #305
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Mine seemed to be going out, but only when it's cold outside, like in the mid 30's. Once I got the tires warmed up, the warm went off. ..
Same here, after 2.5y and 29k miles without further issues.
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Old 06-01-2011, 10:00 AM   #306
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Was that a question? The factory ships them in a suspended state so the battery doesn't drain. To prep them for use you inflate above 50psi since normal sensing mode is up to 50 psi; this puts them in a "test" mode causing them to increase their reporting frequency to 20 sec even if the bike is stopped (normally they go to sleep below 12mph to conserve power). To bring it out of test mode you drop the pressure back down and ride above 12mph for more than 4 minutes. Otherwise they will keep transmitting at the much higher rate until the battery is dead.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:21 PM   #307
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Mine seemed to be going out, but only when it's cold outside, like in the mid 30's. Once I got the tires warmed up, the warm went off. Did some digging, and that seemed to be a common problem.

Love mine, btw. Coming up on 10k miles. No overnight trips just yet, but one's in the planning stages.
Exactly what I experienced....
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Old 06-04-2011, 07:55 PM   #308
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Has anyone installed one of the Cee Bailey windshields on their Concours? The factory windshield is a bit short and scratches really easy.
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Old 06-05-2011, 06:29 AM   #309
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Has anyone installed one of the Cee Bailey windshields on their Concours? The factory windshield is a bit short and scratches really easy.
I'm 5'9", I got a Cee Bailey on my C14 for cold months. That said, I have 2 OEM shields. One stock, and one that is going to be cut down for hot weather. I need airflow.

I forget which model I got from C.B. It's not their uber tall one.

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Old 06-06-2011, 06:57 AM   #310
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auxiliary lights - anyone?

has anyone installed additional lighting - front AND/OR rear?

pics please...



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Old 06-06-2011, 12:27 PM   #311
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Shaggie, I saw your comment about Davo...here is a pic of his bike 'roo' next to mine in my garage. note his extra lighting...those things were intensely bright! at the time, my bike had cheap halogens under the mirrors.
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:22 AM   #312
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Shaggie, I saw your comment about Davo...here is a pic of his bike 'roo' next to mine in my garage. note his extra lighting...those things were intensely bright! at the time, my bike had cheap halogens under the mirrors.

Cheers for the pics of your lighting but special thanks for the above pic!

sigh....

you on ldrider?

Cheers mate

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Old 06-11-2011, 12:40 PM   #313
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Old 06-13-2011, 08:08 AM   #314
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Has anyone installed one of the Cee Bailey windshields on their Concours? The factory windshield is a bit short and scratches really easy.
I put the ultra dome windshield on mine, worked great for me, i'm 6'6'' and it gave me just the right amount of wind protection. That would be in the full up position, down was perfect for me in hot weather.
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:34 PM   #315
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I put the ultra dome windshield on mine, worked great for me, i'm 6'6'' and it gave me just the right amount of wind protection. That would be in the full up position, down was perfect for me in hot weather.

Thanks. I ordered one and waiting on it.
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