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  1. Thread: Hot ankles

    by Bob204bc
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    You are riding on top of a water cooled engine....

    You are riding on top of a water cooled engine. The radiators exhaust hot air to the rear where you are perched. The problem is experienced on almost all bikes and hot ankle are very real on a BMW...
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    You know, it's a $30 part. It really isn't worth...

    You know, it's a $30 part. It really isn't worth the search.
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    I've noticed some whining type noise on my '18...

    I've noticed some whining type noise on my '18 F3L but it is greatly dependent on which helmet I am wearing. I believe it is just one of many noises this machine makes. It isn't quiet by any means, I...
  4. I agree with this completely. The R1200/1250GS...

    I agree with this completely. The R1200/1250GS will fulfill all of your sporting and touring desires. It may look like an off road devise but few are ever taken on anything tougher than a gravel...
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    I really don't notice this phenomenon. I've heard...

    I really don't notice this phenomenon. I've heard it spoken about for years but never paid attention to it.

    Sometimes you don't get a wave no matter what you ride. Think about it, maybe the other...
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    I'm very glad everyone walked away. Were you...

    I'm very glad everyone walked away. Were you riding with the guy on the H-D?
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    This post and the video is nonsense. I suggest he...

    This post and the video is nonsense. I suggest he take his truck, floor it in reverse on the side of a hill and whip the steering around and see how that turns out. I hope he has a video feed on at...
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    Gas mileage is not much different than the 1330....

    Gas mileage is not much different than the 1330. Maybe not quite as good but you only have to use regular gas which will give you a significant savings.
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    So what else do you need. My first 10 years...

    So what else do you need. My first 10 years consisted of a bag strapped to the rear seat. I gotten soft over the next 35 years of riding but I could still do it if I had to.

    The point is: just go...
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    What a great idea! I have been trying to find a...

    What a great idea! I have been trying to find a solution for the lift height. Thanks!
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    I never heard of such a thing. It sounds like a...

    I never heard of such a thing. It sounds like a good idea. :2thumbs:
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    I have them and they do everything as advertised....

    I have them and they do everything as advertised. I don't have a photo of them open but there are Youtube videos that demonstrate them going down the road.
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    My wife liked my Spyder and found it easy for her...

    My wife liked my Spyder and found it easy for her to ride. She had been considering getting a 300cc+ scooter but the stability of the Ryker made more sense. My wife is in love with her Ryker. She...
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    Gel Seat covers are comphy but they get burning...

    Gel Seat covers are comphy but they get burning hot in the summer sun. Go with a properly inflated AirHawk.
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    It is a vertical twin connected to a CVT which...

    It is a vertical twin connected to a CVT which doesn't disengage. You are probably just hearing the sound of engine braking and some lean popping.
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    Where would you intend to put it? The Ryker has a...

    Where would you intend to put it? The Ryker has a self sealing fuel filler neck like on a car.

    That would be quite a modification for little purpose.
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    I have some hands on knowledge since we have both...

    I have some hands on knowledge since we have both a F3 Limited and a Ryker. This is not a choice between similar products. It's like choosing between a H-D Road Glide and a Sportster. All good at...
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    Should be no problem for the Ryker. My wife has...

    Should be no problem for the Ryker. My wife has taken her 600 Ryker up the highway at speeds up to 80 mph with no trouble. It still had more in it.

    Now, I'm not sure how comfortable you will be...
  19. Thread: Ryker Ryde

    by Bob204bc
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    We have a F3L as well as a new Ryker. The Ryker...

    We have a F3L as well as a new Ryker. The Ryker is great fun, has a lower CG and rider position so you really feel like you're in the bike.

    You mention performance mods and apparently comfort...
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    Which is how you ended up with five of them....

    Which is how you ended up with five of them. :2thumbs:

    Of course there are subsequent owners trying to find a shock spanner to fit.

    I too remember having a decent tool kit but it was late 70's...
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    BRP doesn't recommend anything. I used this:...

    BRP doesn't recommend anything. I used this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005SUTYAY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Ready to Travel

    I installed the BRP harness and hitch and test pulled my TimeOut camping trailer. It pulled great and was much easier than pulling with my Victory Cross Roads. I bought the F3L primarily for travel...
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    We bought a 600 just over a week ago for my wife...

    We bought a 600 just over a week ago for my wife to ride. It's a bunch of fun. I enjoy it and she absolutely loves it.

    I prefer my F3L but the Ryker is simpler, lighter, and just easier to ride.
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    I can be used to pull the rubber buttons that...

    I can be used to pull the rubber buttons that hold some of the parts together.
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    I got one in the mail yesterday from Amazon and...

    I got one in the mail yesterday from Amazon and it did the trick. Thanks to all for the advise.
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    That's also liable to scratch the finish off and...

    That's also liable to scratch the finish off and tear into the aluminum parts.
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    Thanks. I ordered a set.

    Thanks. I ordered a set.
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    That might fit. Have you used one on a Ryker?

    That might fit. Have you used one on a Ryker?
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    Are you saying I have to jack the bike up?

    Are you saying I have to jack the bike up?
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    Adjusting the rear shock.

    Has anyone found a tool that will fit in the very limited space under the seat of the RYKER to allow for spring preload adjustment?

    I don't need to know about the suspension of the Rally model....
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