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Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Dooga
Joined up! For three years!

Joined up! For three years!
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Dooga
Maybe but I sort of like all the accoutrements...

Maybe but I sort of like all the accoutrements that the touring bike offer.
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Dooga
Pimping my ride a little ('95 BMW K1100LT)

I got my bike serviced and asked Khanh from EUBMW to replace my "saggy" rear spring with a progressive shock. Turns out, it was broken. Thank God, I thought the squirreliness was due to tires.
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Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,335
Posted By Dooga
I Miss My Pōni

My K1100LT has been at the shop since Friday and I am Jonesing. She'll be aesthetically an abomination but mechanically perfect when I pick her up tomorrow morning. Just in time. Thanks for listening.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dooga
The Potomac Canvas rigs are $1,200

The Potomac Canvas rigs are $1,200
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dooga
I'll check it out. I think I'll hunt down one of...

I'll check it out. I think I'll hunt down one of the police type skirts for my K11
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dooga
Just popped them an email. Thank you.

Just popped them an email. Thank you.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dooga
That's a great idea. Yes, it would be smart but...

That's a great idea. Yes, it would be smart but it's Spring now and I want to wait until the Fall/Autumn and then get one on eBay. Yes! The Bagster and the other "Legs Apron" seem perfectly what I...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Dooga
I want a muff for my lap!

Now you're listening! :rofl

I'm here in France, in Paris, and in love with every K and R bike here -- as well as every bike we can't get in the USA -- and I am also in love with getting a Winter...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,335
Posted By Dooga
Thankfully, it might not be too far gone. Yes,...

Thankfully, it might not be too far gone. Yes, the Starter Sprag might be getting weak but the oil was frothing with water so I had the oil changed to Mobil 1 synthetic at winter weight and I am...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dooga
2 watt PulseTech Solar Battery Charger installed

I can't park my bike near any outlets so I installed a solar battery tender. Hey, there's nothing more middle-age dork than a 19-year-old K tourer so this is just the next step. I think it looks...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Dooga
It wasn't the battery

Hey guys, I am so sorry that I didn't respond quickly to all of your amazing piecsd of advice for my K1100LT. You were all right!

It was not the battery at all. It was probably not the starter...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Dooga
Help me keep my K11LT winter riding!

I have a 1995 K1100lt and need some help. I'm winter riding and on cold days when I've left her outdoors, she doesn't start. I get a really grinding starter but she doesn't turn over at all.

If...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,335
Posted By Dooga
I have a 1995 K1100lt and need some help. I'm...

I have a 1995 K1100lt and need some help. I'm winter riding and on cold days when I've left her outdoors, she doesn't start. I get a really grinding starter but she doesn't turn over at all. If I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,570
Posted By Dooga
She's a beauty!

She's a beauty!
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,827
Posted By Dooga
You had me at hello. Or buongiorno

You had me at hello. Or buongiorno
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,727
Posted By Dooga
They're all gorgeous and need to come to the US ...

They're all gorgeous and need to come to the US

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Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Dooga
Advice on solar panel battery conditioners?

Any of you guys have any advice on solar panel battery conditioners? I am nowhere near a plug as I park in a lot. I was considering getting a solar panel trickle charger/battery conditioner that I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dooga
What's special about an Oddessy? Yes, I...

What's special about an Oddessy?

Yes, I know, I know. Easier said than bloody done. Yikes! Next time, someone'll steal her.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dooga
She started up right away this morning. Rode down...

She started up right away this morning. Rode down to EUBMW anyway. Khanh checked and the battery is at 60%. Will replace it and get an oil change in a couple weeks. Weird. I'm grateful though....
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dooga
I am going to follow your advice. I part in an...

I am going to follow your advice. I part in an outdoor lot for now. Anyone have any advice on a solar charger? Once I can leave on the bike as battery maintenance? Maybe glue/epoxy/screw it to top of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dooga
Cry Battery or alternator on '95 K1100LT

Last week, I ran by new battery out by forgetting my key in the bike, lights and everything else on. Tried to roll start her. Nope. Trickle charged at deep cycle, 2AMP, and no real take in the time I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Dooga
Is the battery buggered? Will it never take a...

Is the battery buggered? Will it never take a charge again? The battery was almost new. Will I need to end up bailing on it and need to get a new one?
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By Dooga
Reviving my run down K1100LT batt

I covered my bike with a wet beach towel aster drying her off after a ride après rain and missed the key in the ignition and the bike basically on and draining. Came out 6 hours later and Pōni was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,744
Posted By Dooga
I have no clue how to lock the fork on my K1100LT.

I have no clue how to lock the fork on my K1100LT.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By Dooga
smallish dual sports.

What about the Kawasaki Super Sherpa -- it's perfect, right? (Also called KL250G, KL250H)
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By Dooga
I recommend against the XR650L or R. Too tall....

I recommend against the XR650L or R. Too tall. Really needy, funny with oil, and it's only air cooled. Get a KLR but the 200s and 400s out there are terrific.


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,183
Posted By Dooga
That bike is pretty. Oh, KTM, you could woo me...

That bike is pretty. Oh, KTM, you could woo me from BMW (but not from my K1100LT)


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Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,044
Posted By Dooga
Amen to that. Politics is boring. Be that sexy...

Amen to that. Politics is boring. Be that sexy motorcycle guy in the office.


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Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,317
Views: 2,997,149
Posted By Dooga
I love reading this. Sent from my iPhone...

I love reading this.


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Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Dooga
Best rubber for my 95 K11LT?

I've put thousands of miles over this harsh-for-us DC winter and it's time for some new rubber. I want durable and all weather with the quality to handle some 110 mph riding (theoretical, wink). All...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
Turns out the previous owner didn't maintain the...

Turns out the previous owner didn't maintain the bike well. Didn't need a fuel pump but did need a new air filter, fuel filter, and 4 spark plugs. She, my 1995 BMW K1100LT now runs like a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
Initial diagnosis: air filter. Arrived late so...

Initial diagnosis: air filter. Arrived late so I'll need to return tomorrow but bloody great (initial) news.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
Last time I gassed up the fuel backed up into the...

Last time I gassed up the fuel backed up into the reservoir when I opened the cap. Like bubbled out. Is that a signifier if something?
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
OK I'll have him look at filters, socks,...

OK I'll have him look at filters, socks, etcetera, first and then, if the pump is dying, then I'll go OEM. I really like the bike. Thanks again.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
It's probably the fuel pump

OK, it's probably the fuel pump (thanks guys) -- I'll be heading to EUBMW/Quality Automotive & Motorcycle Repair tomorrow to have Khanh look at it to confirm.

Question: An 18-year-old K1100LT:...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
That makes a lot of sense. I'll see if that's the...

That makes a lot of sense. I'll see if that's the issue. Need to head over to Bob's BMW.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dooga
K1100LT with Asthma

Bike's running fine except when the revs get to around 4,200 rpm when it seems to peter out, unable to accelerate past around 75-80mph when it starts to decelerate, lose power, until I roll off and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dooga
K Bike Down

They dealt with the drop like gentlemen. Classy and awesome. I am so impressed by their generosity and kindness. At Crossroads Cycle. I was rewarded by not being a tool. Brilliant good advice from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dooga
And my guy at the garage wants spray. Is there a...

And my guy at the garage wants spray. Is there a way if getting the color code without having access to the bike? I guess plan B is calling Crossroads and asking.
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