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Old 07-02-2012, 04:37 AM   #526
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I have been looking at seats and windshields.I am going to have to sell some of the items kept from my GSA,a Sargent seat being one of them,before too many more purchases.
How about windshields ? What screens are being used ? Thanks for your help.
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Old 07-02-2012, 05:16 AM   #527
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I have been looking at seats and windshields.I am going to have to sell some of the items kept from my GSA,a Sargent seat being one of them,before too many more purchases.
How about windshields ? What screens are being used ? Thanks for your help.
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:12 AM   #528
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The stock is great for air flow over the top , but lets alot of air past the sides (kind of bowed in the middle) if they left the shield stay wide , it would be the perfect shield.
I agree completely. During every long trip I take, whether it's hot out or cold (but especially cold), I grow tired of my arms getting beat up from the top of the shoulder to the elbow. A new shield is on my list for sure. Just need to figure out which one...
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:24 AM   #529
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Is the Kontour seat built on the stock seat ?
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:19 PM   #530
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The CalSci screen,does it let alot of stuff through the hole ? I have noticed the stock screen in that area is always covered with bug guts.Just wondering.
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Old 07-02-2012, 06:35 PM   #531
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Looks good.What kind of back rest ? The only problem is sending in the stock seat.What was the turn around time ? Cost ?
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:29 PM   #532
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Kontour Seat Information

JB: Check my post over here:

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68306


That should answer all questions.


Time wise, when you make a reservation with a $50 deposit (credited to the seat cost) it normally takes a couple of days for the build, and shipping back depends on what you specify. One week would be do-able if you use next day air, but the cost might be stiff. I had a 10 day turnaround using ground UPS. The biggest decision is when to ship to have it available to Ron on build day so you do not miss your appointment date.

The back rest is the BakUp with the Kontour full upgrade on it that they sell and do the upgrade on.

Cost depends on what you want, and you will get a quote via email.

I can say, without hesitation, that this is the best seat I have ever owned on a motorcycle. I have been testing it in our 95 degree (110 heat index) weather in Baton Rouge lately and the seat stays cool, even standing in the sun after several hours.
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:42 PM   #533
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The CalSci screen,does it let alot of stuff through the hole ? I have noticed the stock screen in that area is always covered with bug guts.Just wondering.
Some bugs get through with the Cal-Sci, but clean-up is an easy swipe with a spray/polish and a rag. Also have the bak-up backrest which was an easy install, and fwiw, very pleased with the stock seat.

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Old 07-02-2012, 07:42 PM   #534
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The CalSci screen,does it let alot of stuff through the hole ? I have noticed the stock screen in that area is always covered with bug guts.Just wondering.

No, actually not a lot. You do get a little bug squash, but surprisingly less than you would expect.
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:48 PM   #535
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Some bugs get through with the Cal-Sci, but clean-up is an easy swipe with a spray/polish and a rag. Also have the bak-up backrest which was an easy install, and fwiw, very pleased with the stock seat.

Hey Steve: You really know how to hurt a guy: Posting photos of the Rockies and snow really hurts when we Louisiana folks are suffering in the heat. That is plain cruel !!

Everybody else: Buy Steve's book if you are going to Colorado.

http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Guide...06075&sr=8-1#_

Outstanding stuff in there you will never know or find on your own.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:21 PM   #536
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Bought the book.Made plans.Now the place is on fire,there is alot of damage,and alot of people have lost their homes.Not sure if it is a good idea to go to Colorado this summer.
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:25 PM   #537
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JB... All roads are open in the state. Only two notable Front Range area roads were closed, which is no longer the case. I've had rain at my place in the middle of the state the past five of six days. Temps in the 70's/80's. This semi-arid state is naturally dry; it is the rule versus exception.
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:27 PM   #538
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Hey Steve: You really know how to hurt a guy: Posting photos of the Rockies and snow really hurts when we Louisiana folks are suffering in the heat. That is plain cruel !!

Everybody else: Buy Steve's book if you are going to Colorado.

http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Guide...06075&sr=8-1#_

Outstanding stuff in there you will never know or find on your own.
Hey Doug... Thanks. BTW, every time I come across "Swamp People" on the tube I think of your visit there!
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Old 07-03-2012, 07:07 AM   #539
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Been reading this. I'll post up a photo of mine. Came from a GS and really like the RT. Would have both though if money grew on trees.

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Old 07-04-2012, 02:13 PM   #540
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2009 R1200RT-P for sale on Flea Market

Wow, a lot of bikes for sale right now. Only posted a few days ago and already down to the sixth page.

This is my ad. The RT-P is a very smooth fast bike, too fast for my old bones.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=804913

Asking $11,500 for an "09 RT, or OBO.

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