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    I use A for gas tank fill mileage, and B for...

    I use A for gas tank fill mileage, and B for total trip distance when I ride long distance. That way you can honestly say "I rode 980 miles for a plate of BBQ" or some such.
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    I got the Tri-axis and adjustable in the bike...

    I got the Tri-axis and adjustable in the bike deal at a fair discount. They put the OEM backrest on, so I can't make any recommendations other than make sure it's an adjustable one. Some folks have...
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    If you have the big brake pedal, you may need to...

    If you have the big brake pedal, you may need to do this; https://youtu.be/tMR5DzgB3wc

    I did the bigger brake pedal and also put a 1" riser under it.

    My additions are Tri-Axis Bars, adjustable...
  4. Share your itinerary when you come, myself and...

    Share your itinerary when you come, myself and probably many others will ride with you for portions of the trip!
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    Oil change and tighten the belt until it vibrates...

    Oil change and tighten the belt until it vibrates the whole bike.:joke:

    Actually, if your dealer is ethical, there's a bunch of stuff they're supposed to check. From my 2018 RTL manual. Your...
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    I have rode in the rain with all 3 corners...

    I have rode in the rain with all 3 corners mounted with the Vredesteins, and they hold fast in normal rain conditions. I have not yet been in a situation yet where I had 1"-2" puddle in a place safe...
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    It saddens me to see how poorly dealerships treat...

    It saddens me to see how poorly dealerships treat their customers. It's partly our fault, because we don't learn our machines better. But that shouldn't matter if your dealer has integrity.

    This...
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    The Quatrac 5 is non-directional, but does have...

    The Quatrac 5 is non-directional, but does have an inside and outside. I'm running the Quatrac on the back with the outside towards the belt, others are running it the other way. On the fronts,...
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    U.S. Code Title 4. FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF...

    U.S. Code Title 4. FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES Chapter 1. THE FLAG Section 8. Respect for flag

    (k)The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem...
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    I did not know that. Thanks Mr. Aawen!

    I did not know that. Thanks Mr. Aawen!
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    https://www.spyderlovers.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.spyderlovers.com/forums/showthread.php?121526-2018-RTL-GPS-Accessory-12-VDC-Keyed-circuit&referrerid=34189

    I went through the same thing. It's on the right. 2018 RTL.
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    I removed my belt vibration dampener for just...

    I removed my belt vibration dampener for just this reason. It wasn't damaging the belt or dampener roller, nor was there ever any heat displayed on the pulley or belt. But I always smelled rubber...
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    I did that. Planned a trip up to Hot Springs...

    I did that. Planned a trip up to Hot Springs Arkansas as an excuse. Got Spyderpops to install my Baja Ron sway bar, laser align the bike, and install the missing belt guard. One caution however. ...
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    :agree: No financial expert here, but a long...

    :agree:
    No financial expert here, but a long time ago I read that something like 80-90% of financial advisers don't retire "in dignity". This meaning that they can't maintain their standard of...
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    :agree: I'm glad I rode about 2500 miles before...

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    I'm glad I rode about 2500 miles before doing the bar, you really can feel the difference. the bar, plus more toe (alignment) in made the RTL drive very easily. No more fighting the bike.
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    Mr. Justaguy, My Opinions, and mine only (the...

    Mr. Justaguy,
    My Opinions, and mine only (the ones I can answer, I ride an RTL barge)

    1. Noise. It's new, so you get to ignore any noise that doesn't sound like breakage. Pay attention to...
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    Mr. gbdola, Congrats on the new ride. ...

    Mr. gbdola,

    Congrats on the new ride. Consider yourself lucky, a proficient dealer within 20 miles would seem like a blessing to a bunch of us. I ride 90 miles one way and my dealer is very...
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    Under the upper rubber plug is a M6 threaded...

    Under the upper rubber plug is a M6 threaded hole. RAM makes an M6 ball, but I think the thread is too short. I used their female M6 threaded ball and put a 2" M6 threaded stud in and it left about...
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    When you shove a luxury barge into a 15 MPH...

    When you shove a luxury barge into a 15 MPH corner around 50, then do all the wrong things, the tires will make noise. Doesn't mean anything is amiss, just the limits of good sense have been...
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    My main goal is to remove unreliability from my...

    My main goal is to remove unreliability from my Spyder. There are enough stories about the compressor and air release valve failing to make me have some concern. One option is to plumb the Schrader...
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    A lot of fine vocabulary there, but I don't...

    A lot of fine vocabulary there, but I don't understand where you read into my post that I need increased front grip. The bike would never corner as it does now with the OEM sway bar or tires. With...
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    So I took the Spyder for a test run, pretty happy...

    So I took the Spyder for a test run, pretty happy with the result. Still working the bugs out, think I may have a tiny bit too much preload as I gained about 3/4" on the measurements taken at the...
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    Mr. PMK, So I just finished the install, how do...

    Mr. PMK,
    So I just finished the install, how do I tell if the spring rate is too low? Bottoming? I'm from the old Harley school, nerve damage and all, so I really don't know squat about good...
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    Mr. Mikey, While I'm specifically setting mine...

    Mr. Mikey,

    While I'm specifically setting mine up as a solo spring with air back up for 2 up riding, maybe a simple spring swap to a higher Lb/In rating would work for 2 up. Not sure how much...
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    What about Spyders to the Rescue from the home...

    What about Spyders to the Rescue from the home page? Several members within a hundred miles or so.
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    This seems to be a point of contention. My...

    This seems to be a point of contention. My dealer initially scoffed, but I suggested we turn it in as a warranty fix and start a case with BRP, all of a suddenly they got around to installing it for...
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    I'm in the car tire clan. Running a 205/60R15...

    I'm in the car tire clan. Running a 205/60R15 car radial.
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    Mr Aawen, Good to know. I'll adjust my...

    Mr Aawen,

    Good to know. I'll adjust my preload to keep 5-10 PSI in the bag. Thanks.
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    Even if I can get it to run at a much lower...

    Even if I can get it to run at a much lower pressure, and keep the air pump from constantly cycling. Seems like every acceleration it pumps up, only to bleed off when I come to a stop. I don't like...
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    Looked up the Walmart in Cookeville, TN. They...

    Looked up the Walmart in Cookeville, TN. They have 2 tires that list as in stock, a 205/60R15 and a 215/60R15, both by Douglas. Not a preferred tire by any means, but it beats walking. Now he...
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