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  1. ray2 replied to the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    ...not safe, but fun. (Just don't expect too much fun on a 550 pound RS with street tires.

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:52 PM
  2. ray2 liked Andy Griffiths's post in the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    That lever guard has saved about £1000 of repair bill, as that is the cost of the rear drive unit, which comes as one piece . Dont ask...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:49 PM
  3. ray2 liked Allan "redfox"'s post in the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    Good to hear you are okay!! What preparations did you take for such a ride, as the signs were clear it was near freezing point... Don't...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:48 PM
  4. ray2 liked swedkg's post in the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    Obviously not!! Why should I, after all, the weather forecast looked good :P ... That was something I only remembered later that day, on...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:48 PM
  5. ray2 replied to the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    :)Though I agree with you - a little harsh for someone from the Netherlands. I was waiting for this type of admonishment from a fellow...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:46 PM
  6. ray2 attached a file to the thread Protection "Package".

    :) (This thread should be interesting....) A lot covered elsewhere. Recent notes from icy roads in Belgium suggest engine covers and...

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  7. ray2 liked Lee's post in the thread Protection "Package".

    I don't think anyone makes frame sliders for the R1200RS. They do make sliders to protect the final drive and the forks. Instead of...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:19 PM
  8. ray2 liked wessie's post in the thread Open invite trip Ardennes/Eifel/Mosel March 24-29 2018.

    I'm taking the week before Easter off from work. I will be spending 3 nights in Vianden in Luxembourg - lovely medieval town on the...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  9. ray2 liked Stef's post in the thread Michelin Pilot Road 5.

    You might have some difficulties in the Netherlands and Denmark and very northern Belgium. But otherwise: Yes. I can ride winding roads...

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  10. ray2 replied to the thread Michelin Pilot Road 5.

    Agreed. If you want to get every last mile out of a tire, thinks about ordering ahead to a shop on route. Usually, it's only about 40...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 7:47 PM
  11. ray2 liked Grumpy Goat's post in the thread Michelin Pilot Road 5.

    Sooooo ..... now that we've established that Europe, if you consider it all as one riding environment would have a few highways...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 3:35 PM
  12. ray2 liked TAZ10's post in the thread J'ai craqué... ;).

    [/url] [IMG][IMG] [IMG] Et puis j'ai caché les trous... ;)

    Jan 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM
  13. ray2 liked Jim Evans's post in the thread There go the U.S. motorcycle magazines.

    It's sad. The magazines lost me years ago when they gave up any attempt at including technical content. Bike magazine in the UK is the...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:08 AM
  14. ray2 liked James Bagley's post in the thread My RS went down today. Twice..

    My old 1960 R60 was money in snow, but let it ice up and it would swap ends with the best of them. Light weight is the key when traction...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 5:06 AM