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Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 101,420
Posted By RNowell
Laugh Best Cruiser

I'm taking the chance of being battered for this, but here goes. I have an '03 BMW CLC with 79k miles on it. My longest
trip was from Daytona to Lima, OH for a rally. The seat has been...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,883
Posted By RNowell
Fuel treatments

Another product that works well for me is Sentry gas fuel treatment. After the junk is worked out of your fuel system, the
results are less dramatic, but still works to prevent problems with water...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By RNowell
Caliper Rebuild

I too am looking at rebuilding my front calipers on my '03 R1200 CLC BMW. The dealer wants $230.00 for two kits. This
seems very steep to me. Any ideas?:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,074
Posted By RNowell
Laugh C- cruiser

I bought my CLC in '05 with 17,000 miles for $10K. It now has 63K miles.
I don't know why I like it. Underpowered, heavy, weird looking and has those
grabby ABS servo-assist interlinked...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 842,679
Posted By RNowell
Laugh Ducati for $65.00


It was a 98cc Ducati unknown year bought in 1965. It had no exhaust pipe and sounded like it was under water when it ran. It was built like the big bikes and would go 65mph. Lasted 2...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By RNowell
Laugh What to ride?

Depends on your priorites. I like comfort and reliable. I've got a K75 and
a BMW R1200CLC. Its hard to beat the K75 for reliable and economy. The
Wing or the CLC would be more comfortable.:D
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 59,536
Posted By RNowell
Ancient History

:D Forty years ago was '68. I was still smarting from my first bike purchase. It was a 98cc Ducati that lasted about 2 months. After giving up on fixing it, I traded it for a go-cart motor and a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,803
Posted By RNowell
Bluhduh '69 Kaw H-1

I bought a '69 H-1 Kaw in late '69. After 16k miles, I traded for a '71 750
BMW. I got tired of being a mechanic. CDI ignition went bad one box at a
time, and it ate rear tires and sprockets...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,439
Posted By RNowell
Laugh BMW Final Drives

I have an '03 R1200CLC with almost 42.000 miles and no problem. My
previous bike was a '91 R100 that I sold to my brother and it now has
62,000 miles with no FD problem. Hopefully these bikes...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,510
Posted By RNowell
Laugh Visor and Windshield Cleaner

The best thing I have found is UltraLuster Waterless Car Wash. It works for
all plastics, metal and paint. Spray, buff and wipe haze off. It has 4- acrylic polymers that keep the dirt from...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By RNowell
Laugh :D Cruiserworks have worked for me. They are a...

:D Cruiserworks have worked for me. They are a plain Wellington that is
comfortable and waterproof.
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By RNowell
Laugh Cruiser in the dirt

:eek1 What the heck was I thinking? The map showed a remote, scenic road
I had never taken between Espanola and Hastings, FL. This road was built
in the 1880's by Henry Flagler. The warning sign...
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