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    I find that I go through a low beam bulb about...

    I find that I go through a low beam bulb about every 5,000 miles. I Was thinking that it was because I wasn't waiting for the little orange triangle to go away before trying to start the bike. Then I...
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    I have a 2013 GT with 36,000 miles on it. At...

    I have a 2013 GT with 36,000 miles on it. At 26,000 miles the dealer did the big service. Replaced the rollers on the 'clutch' which were on backwards ( I was charged for parts but no labor on the...
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    Good to hear the comparison between the two makes...

    Good to hear the comparison between the two makes of scooters! I'm down here in Southern Oregon over towards the coast on Hwy 199. I'm about to turn over 33K on my 2013 GT and loving it. I did add a...
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    Hopefully you will have a great experience and a...

    Hopefully you will have a great experience and a lot of fun. I have almost 31,000 miles on my 2013 and it has never let me down. A few minor irritations, but mostly because of the dealer's...
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    Beamer or Victory?

    [QUOTE=delamite;10887]Since I do not yet own a beemer I will save the proper introduction until then. I have been interested in a maxi-scooter for some time, and the beemer has won hands down. ...
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    junk side stand

    I have had my sidestand replaced under warranty once already. The dealer has tightened up the entire assembly repeatedly, replaced the entire assembly once (new updated parts supposedly) and has re...
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    Sticky: I forgot to include the original message . . . ....

    I forgot to include the original message . . . . I don't spend much time on the PC. I was asking the owner of the Electric Beamer how far it will go on a charge. Ok, I'm out of here, time for a ride!
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    Sticky: So how far will it go on a charge? I'll bet it is...

    So how far will it go on a charge? I'll bet it is really smooth!
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    Sticky: Well Hi to all! I'm Vaughn from Cave Junction,...

    Well Hi to all! I'm Vaughn from Cave Junction, Oregon. The GT is the first 'scooter' I have ever owned. The first ride I ever had on a 'bike' was when I was about 6 years old. Our neighbor bought a...
  10. Thread: Best First Bike

    by Vago
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    My first bike was a Honda 305 Scrambler back in...

    My first bike was a Honda 305 Scrambler back in 1966 . . . . it seemed huge and I was a good sized kid. I think the Rebel is the perfect beginner's bike as well as a good daily commuter. Most of the...
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    Sticky: I as well googled BMW C650GT and stumbled upon...

    I as well googled BMW C650GT and stumbled upon this forum. I don't spend a lot of time on the PC, but have found this to be a great site. Thanks!
  12. Thread: Fuel Capacity

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    this last fill up my fuel light came on at 189...

    this last fill up my fuel light came on at 189 miles. When I gassed up, the bike had 206 miles on it and took 3.76 gallons. I always figure that it is safe for 200 miles. The mileage doesn't seem to...
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    the 'good old days' were not always convenient ....

    the 'good old days' were not always convenient . . I like start and go. I'll let it warm up for a short time if its frozen out
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    Our first systems were 'blue ants' . . . . we...

    Our first systems were 'blue ants' . . . . we moved up to Sena's and love them, easy to use. While I haven't blue toothed them to our phones (no need) they can be, along with ipods, etc. We ride two...
  15. Thread: saying hi

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    Nice to have someone who has been riding other...

    Nice to have someone who has been riding other scooters besides the Beamer. There is a post from a man asking about the beamer fitting him since he is a bit heavier than yourself and about as tall. ....
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    I'm 225 and the wife is 165 . . . . my preload is...

    I'm 225 and the wife is 165 . . . . my preload is set on the 3rd position. Most of our roads are twisties . . . handles great. It is a little stiff riding solo . . . .
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    I am on my 4th low beam bulb . . . . they go out...

    I am on my 4th low beam bulb . . . . they go out about every 6,000 miles. My current bulb has been in a bit longer. The battery is always fully charged because I ride my bike almost daily. The bulbs...
  18. Been a while since I have been on this forum....

    Been a while since I have been on this forum. Took the GT in for the major service at just over 26,000 miles back in January. They checked the valves (on spec), replaced the drive chain but the...
  19. Thread: BMW C650GT Smell

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    I have almost 27,000 on my 2013 GT. The smell I...

    I have almost 27,000 on my 2013 GT. The smell I get most often is like burning rubber. This is coming from the belt drive exhaust vent. At the 25,000 mile service, the tech said the belt still looked...
  20. Thread: Thank You BMW

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    I have a peg leg on the left side due to an...

    I have a peg leg on the left side due to an industrial accident years ago. I'm limited in what I can ride due to no foot to shift with in the normal sense. I did ride a big cruiser with a heal and...
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    24,000 mile service info

    I have 26,400 miles on my 2013 GT. My dealer had me wait until winter so they could use my bike for training since they hadn't had any other scooters with that many miles. The valves were within...
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    handlebar switch recall.

    I just picked up my GT from the shop after having a 24K service (bike has 26,400 miles on it. They did replace the handlebar switches even though there was no problem with them.
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    My dealer got a bit perturbed when I wanted to...

    My dealer got a bit perturbed when I wanted to schedule the 24,000 mile service, get the cam chain fix (which would save me $ on the valve adjustment) and get the belt and rollers replaced. No parts,...
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    Still waiting for a side stand support (along...

    Still waiting for a side stand support (along with the cam chain tensioner . . . . but who is keeping count). After the dealer has looked at it 3 times, and tightened the bracket, they ordered a new...
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    I talked to Brittney at BMW customer service . ....

    I talked to Brittney at BMW customer service . . . . if this is any indication of BMW customer service . . . . we're 'f'd . . . .
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