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Peter Lehman
Peter Lehman
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Joined: 12/13/2017 17:00
Last seen: 05/15/2024 11:38
Topics: 25 / Replies: 44
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT - the end

I think I figured it out. And of course it's not one thing. There are several factors contributing and one pretty big mess up. At this point it's almo...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Was waiting for a tech day. They suggested go back to wheel balance. I did - no luck. Then I asked Duncan of Duncan's Beemers to bounce the front end....

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Getting back to it. Driveway has been blocked by construction… The wheel place wouldn’t take a motorcycle wheel despite having that on their we...

1 month ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

WTF. Not much difference. Just rode about 40 miles and here's what I find. There is still a noticeable up/down vibration at 35-40mph. Front end, felt ...

1 month ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Tons of rain, that thing called work and I've been very slow to do this: Balanced the tire again. Added 5 grams. (best balance job I've done) Fo...

1 month ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Doesn't like the movies  IMG_7447.jpg

2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Hey, thanks for your interest. I think this is a great discussion... Will try to answer all the questions. Did the fork oil replacement. Initially ...

2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

The tires are Michelin Road Classic 100/90 - 18. They were a little difficult to find, but Max BMW had them. Originally Rusty sent new but older dated...

2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Spinning the wheel on the bike I do notice some small bumps in the rim. The tire runs pretty damn good, but there are some low spots on the wheel. Q...

2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

The bike has 47K - the mono shock version. I've owned it for only a year (my other bikes an R90 and an R100GSPD). Neither of those bikes have this iss...

2 months ago
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RE: Super tight top fork retaining nut

Thanks for the tips - great thinking. You never know what's going to take days longer than expected or require creative thinking. Long story short, I ...

4 months ago
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RE: Rear Running Light issue

FIXED - well, really user error. I realized it has European switching gear so the rear running light goes on with the main lights only.

3 years ago
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RE: Rear Running Light issue

@8166 By the Parking light I mean the rear light activated by the key in first position. So the bulb is fine. I have a non standard bulb. It appears t...

3 years ago
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