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  1. Let's do it again,,,,

    Wow, this was a great ride and we made new friends as well. Weather was great and you have to remember that rain is Mother Nature's way of saying you motorcycle gear needs a wash. Rugby was only...
  2. Ready or not....

    Woo Hoo, the hours are flying fast before we head out on the adventure of the year! I'm getting my oil changed tomorrow and everything checked out. Our plan is to leave early in the morning Friday...
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    I was going to look for a formula. I assumed...

    I was going to look for a formula. I assumed (bad, very bad) that someone already worked it out.

    Here in Kansas, the only math we do is counting the fence poles along I-70 from Kansas City to the...
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    2014 Alternator amperage...

    Has anyone measured the amperage produced by the new alternator?

    KS
  5. I'm checking my work schedule so I can plan for...

    I'm checking my work schedule so I can plan for leave. I think we're going to make it!

    KS
  6. Wow, thanks for all the responses. I'm going to...

    Wow, thanks for all the responses. I'm going to eyeball what all I have to do this weekend but the JT route with the cable going through the windshield support looks like a good option. Now all I...
  7. GPS cable through windshield support opening...

    I took a look at my RT and agree the best place to have a GPS is up on the dash. Has anyone mounted their GPS up on the dash (I'm thinking of JT's dash mount) and routed the GPS cable to a power...
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    Handlebar Spyder bling...

    Does anyone know who makes the little shield (BRP-speak is crystal silver cap) with a a Spyder logo on it in the middle of the handlebars? I remember seeing it advertised but can't remember who had...
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    Wow, what a great response! Now I understand why...

    Wow, what a great response! Now I understand why some of you may have trailers behind your Spyder. I'm really impressed with the feedback. Plenty of good advice about some tweaks to the Spyder and...
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    Wow, keep it coming! I appreciate the help as I...

    Wow, keep it coming! I appreciate the help as I tend to be a minimalist and I have to learn to think beyond socks and underwear! Somebody in the Kansas Spyders suggested a RiderID bracelet. What a...
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    Wow, thanks for the good ideas. Todays purchases...

    Wow, thanks for the good ideas. Todays purchases included a small compressor and a tire kit, frog toggs, and an emergency space blanket. I'm going to continue adding items as funds permit. Who makes...
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    Making the Spyder RT a better tourer...

    I'm going to be taking multiple 3-4 day trips this summer on my 2012 RT A&C. What should I consider for common sense additions or adjustments to make to the stock RT better suited for that type of...
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    upper air vents

    I removed the air deflectors on the side by the windshield and it "seems" like the air on the right side is not as hot as it could be. I'll put the deflectors back on when it gets cold enough as i...
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    That was me you passed when crossing...

    That was me you passed when crossing Metropolitan! I saw all the Harley riders and then counted three Spyders. Seems like the Spyders are marking new territory.
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    I like the new look. Where did you get the vinyl...

    I like the new look. Where did you get the vinyl decals/
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    I really enjoy my 2012 RT A&C, 8243 miles:clap:

    I really enjoy my 2012 RT A&C, 8243 miles:clap:
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    I fully support your decision> We're hearing...

    I fully support your decision> We're hearing we'll get rain, sleet, and snow tomorrow morning so we will delay our departure as well. The good news is Wednesday looks like a great first day for...
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    count me in as well.

    count me in as well.
  19. Count Kansas Spyder and navigator in for the...

    Count Kansas Spyder and navigator in for the ride. I hear Eureka Springs is a great place to visit.
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    Thanks folks, think I'll go with the BajaRon sway...

    Thanks folks, think I'll go with the BajaRon sway bar first after reading your recommendations. I'm trying to improve my riding skills and learn what's a spyder idiosyncracy and what's my fault....
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    front suspension for two up....

    Would Elka Stage 1+R be a good setup for an RT with the stock shots already set at the stiffest settings? I ride with the wife on weekends and would like to have less roll in the suspension.
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    windshield vent

    You have to love this forum! I wanted to add a vent and now I know to use the GL 1800 vent and pictures to show me how its done. I don't suppose anyone has installed a warp drive? Spyderfest is...
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    amps...

    How many amps does the Fiamm horn draw? I like the idea of plug and play but the Aerostich site didn't list the amperage.
  24. Kewlmetal delay

    I ordered a GPS mount from Kewlmetal and it took a long time (over 2 months) to come in as well. I wrote them several times but they answered each time with a reason why I hadn't received it. I was...
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    I surrendered...

    I finally gave up and had AAA towed to my dealer. They thought they could get it out as they have seen this before. Just my luck it seems like the pins in the ignition cylinder are jammed out. End...
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    not so fast...

    Oh boy, the locksmith came out and after 3 hours was unsuccessful at extracting the 3/8 piece of key stuck in there. It appears the pins that come out inside the lock and jammed into the narrowist...
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    it's locksmith time...

    I guess the good news is that it sounds like AAA will help me out. I have my spare key in my pocket!
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    Broken key in ignition...

    Well, it started off as a good morning. Temp around 28 to be followed by sun and warming up to 40. Got all dressed up with my heated gear, hopped aboard the ol"Spydee, and stuck the key in the...
  29. disappointed...

    I"ve been a subscriber to Road Runner for a while and I was disappointed in the article. Thought they were lukewarm about the Spyders for as many miles as they put on. Yes it does handle...
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    Swrafey's?

    Hmmm, I hate parts falling off when going down the road and the Swrafey's retention system sparked my interest. Does anybody have additional details? I searched for Swrafey's on the site and found...
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