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  1. Ask about a seat in the for sale forum, they pop...

    Ask about a seat in the for sale forum, they pop up there often as take-offs.
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    Just scheduled my 2018 RTL for its initial 3000mi...

    Just scheduled my 2018 RTL for its initial 3000mi check in at R&S Powersports in Albuquerque. I mentioned the firmware, and the service manager stated that they always check.
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    If it's like other BRP DESS systems, it's a 13.56...

    If it's like other BRP DESS systems, it's a 13.56 Mhz HF RFID interrogator. Real easy to jam up with noisy digital electronics.
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    Heat's not really an issue, these are...

    Heat's not really an issue, these are water-cooled engines. I haven't noticed it on my RTL at all. Am digging the SE transmission.

    Leaning? - it really boils down to how aggressive you like to...
  5. Heh, it's not new technology. DESS is based on...

    Heh, it's not new technology. DESS is based on WWII technology...
  6. Thread: My new baby!

    by SuperG
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    Congrats! Welcome to the community!

    Congrats! Welcome to the community!
  7. Thread: Genius Map

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    Good advice. Another mention is that,...

    Good advice.

    Another mention is that, depending on your situation, it's possible your phone is already BT connected with something in the house - so it won't auto-connect. You'd need to manually...
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    Actually no, as in any RFID system, there is an...

    Actually no, as in any RFID system, there is an antenna, even if it's a near-field, inductively coupled one - and the fiche indicates it's in the key module. It's not a separate part on it's own....
  9. Thread: Battery Tender?

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    I hear ya! We've all made a "$100 Hamburger"...

    I hear ya!

    We've all made a "$100 Hamburger" trip at one time or another.
  10. Thread: Self Leveling

    by SuperG
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    I'm happy with the RTL. I kind of like *not*...

    I'm happy with the RTL. I kind of like *not* having to mess with suspension leveling/pre-load issues. That's a perk in a lot folks minds.
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    Welcome to the Spyder world! This very day...

    Welcome to the Spyder world!

    This very day today, I just delivered my 2001 Apollo Blue Goldwing to its new home.

    I too bought a new 2018 RT Limited - my knees have issues with the kneecaps...
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    FS: PM sent.

    PM sent.
  13. Thread: Hot ankles

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    86 over in New Mexico. Had to take the liners out...

    86 over in New Mexico. Had to take the liners out of the mesh jacket.
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    You have to wonder how the CVT's clutch engages...

    You have to wonder how the CVT's clutch engages while coasting. With a centrifugal clutch, it's the engine speed that engages it, so, if you're coasting down hill, you've got no engine brake function...
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    If you look at what appears to be an ignition...

    If you look at what appears to be an ignition unit on the parts fiche, you'll notice it's labeled DESS Antenna. That's gonna be your weakest link as it's a mechanical part. Certainly, 'retrying' the...
  16. Thread: Battery Tender?

    by SuperG
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    Yes, I have one of that model with the display...

    Yes, I have one of that model with the display and handlebar hook, and two of the brick-style models. All came with both pigtail and clamp battery connects, and cost significantly less than 'Battery...
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    Heh, I used to tease my brother, a retired Col.,...

    Heh, I used to tease my brother, a retired Col., about those dress blue pants with the stripes on the side. Told him they look like 'prisoner' pants...:roflblack:
  18. Thread: Battery Tender?

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    The Schumacher's maintainers look to be a better...

    The Schumacher's maintainers look to be a better value than some of the Battery Tender branded models. I have three of them. For the price, they have better amperage, and they CAN charge a fully...
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    Brp's system sounds like a sort of RFID system to...

    Brp's system sounds like a sort of RFID system to me, a topic which I am quite familiar with. AFAIK, these keys have no batteries, and it's rare for a batteryless RFID chip to go bad. The dealer is...
  20. Thread: Sticker Shock!

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    https://www.cyclegear.com/_a/product_images/0264/6...

    https://www.cyclegear.com/_a/product_images/0264/6317/helmet_lok_ii_helmet_lockwith_cable_750x750.jpg172757

    I use this. Got it when it was on sale. Just lock the helmets to the passenger handrails...
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    The OP had an interesting observation on wind...

    The OP had an interesting observation on wind buffeting. I say that, because my experience is different. I find the stability of my RTL phenomenal in a crosswind. I think I might be a bit biased...
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    Heh, Heh.... I mostly use cruise control. Those...

    Heh, Heh.... I mostly use cruise control. Those back roads love to change speed though, every little whistle-stop town. My Dad used to judge the size of those towns by whether, when he'd spit out his...
  23. Thread: Battery

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    Shipping regulations on AGM's are relaxed...

    Shipping regulations on AGM's are relaxed compared to lead/liquid acid batteries....
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    You're not gonna do a low-sider on a Spyder -...

    You're not gonna do a low-sider on a Spyder - that's for sure. A *major* wreck on a spyder and it's over the top...
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    I knew that Spyder's had a nanny... I suppose to...

    I knew that Spyder's had a nanny... I suppose to make the experience complete we have to have 'em on the forum as well?

    I am the OP.

    I was commenting about my mountain ride, on my Spyder, and...
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    I do like the MPH nanny in Genius maps. Nothing...

    I do like the MPH nanny in Genius maps. Nothing more irksome than a speed trap.
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    Mountain Switchbacks - be careful

    Decided to take a ride up to the peak of Sandia Mountain on the spyder. This was following a short cloud burst, which I had figured would pass as they tend to do out here. Anyway, coming down the...
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    I dunno... I just ordered a driver back rest...

    I dunno...

    I just ordered a driver back rest online from BRP on Sunday evening, picked it up from the dealer on Thursday. 3-4 days has been avg for as long as I can remember buying parts for MC's.
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    Ride it like you stole it!:ohyea:

    Ride it like you stole it!:ohyea:
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    I like to wear earbuds with the Sena 20S Evo on...

    I like to wear earbuds with the Sena 20S Evo on my helmet. It's the only way to fly...
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