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by mondeoman
Mon Jul 18, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Exhaust flapper valve does not cycle at ignition ON.
Replies: 35
Views: 4197
Wales

Re: Exhaust flapper valve does not cycle at ignition ON.

Here's my two penneth, 1250 2020 RT , 8500 miles, MIL light comes on and stays on, muffler off and can see flap only partial movement, independent BMW specialist removes cables, set the flap fully open and knocks off the light, ride home about 40 miles and light stays off, great !!,  later...
by mondeoman
Mon Jul 18, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Exhaust flapper valve does not cycle at ignition ON.
Replies: 35
Views: 4197
Wales

Re: Exhaust flapper valve does not cycle at ignition ON.

Here's my two penneth, 1250 2020 RT , 8500 miles, MIL light comes on and stays on, muffler off and can see flap only partial movement, independent BMW specialist removes cables, set the flap fully open and knocks off the light, ride home about 40 miles and light stays off, great !!,  later ...
by mondeoman
Tue May 17, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: 2021 R1250RT LE self cancelling indicators
Replies: 11
Views: 1413
Wales

Re: 2021 R1250RT LE self cancelling indicators

Result, dealer advised that the OEM default profile can be adjusted on the 2021 RT. It has a number of options which I'll confirm on Friday when the centre stand gets replaced.I'll try and take a screen shot of the options if anybodies interested. Happy days I would like to see that please Greengra...
by mondeoman
Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Pops and bangs
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Wales

Re: Pops and bangs

I've got the BMW factory fit option of the Akrapovic titanium HP muffler, pops/bangs/crackles on upward gear changes and throttle closed deceleration, absolutely GREAT.
by mondeoman
Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Where can I find the VIN and paint color codes? 2018 R1200RT
Replies: 6
Views: 1039
Wales

Re: Where can I find the VIN and paint color codes? 2018 R1200RT

My 2020 RT is Mars red, I wanted to buy some touch up paint and was informed by Wolverhampton and Chester Motorrad dealers that BMW don't do touch up paint  :alas: , if anyone can find different please advise on this thread.
by mondeoman
Fri Mar 04, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Were does this go?
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Wales

Re: Were does this go?

My initial thought was it looks like it might be part of the windscreen lift mechanism ?
by mondeoman
Fri Mar 04, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Panel removal help
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Wales

Re: Panel removal help

Thanks chaps for your advice, yes, I thought it would be the prongs into grommets but now I know !
Yes, I love the Mars red colour, that's my previous bike, my current one is also Mars red but with a load of extras.
by mondeoman
Fri Mar 04, 2022 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Panel removal help
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Wales

Panel removal help

Can someone please tell me how this panel comes off ?  Dave 
will know I'm sure.




Whoops,  posted pic twice.
by mondeoman
Fri Mar 04, 2022 11:31 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 40
Views: 4186
Wales

Re: Fuel prices

What a rip off in the UK, as of Wednesday, Tesco is £6.66 per gallon, on today's exchange rate @ 1.33 US to the £, Colorado price is £2.54 !, I want to live there,
by mondeoman
Fri Jan 21, 2022 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: MCE insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Wales

Re: MCE insurance

Thanks PeteM, I'm going to investigate that. DoctorM, it's MCE insurance (Gibraltar) that's gone into receivership, (approx 125,000 customers affected) it was MCE UKs underwriter so MCE UK are unaffected and still trading, their underwriters are Sabre insurance so you can still get quotes from MCE U...
by mondeoman
Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: MCE insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Wales

Re: MCE insurance

Yes David, seen that, can take up to 7 months (if they cough up), meanwhile I've got to pay out again for a new policy elsewhere. :sueno:
by mondeoman
Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: MCE insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Wales

MCE insurance

Anyone else in the UK like me in the nightmare scenario with MCE insurance underwriters going into administration and cancelling all policies on 31/01/2022, my policy was  due to run until September. Looks like I can probably kiss that money goodbye.
by mondeoman
Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Test rides
Replies: 19
Views: 2361
Wales

Re: Test rides

I'm only guessing but I bet the worst age group for motorcyclists is the born again 40 + year olds on sports bikes. Been there and survived. The 60 + age group if they have made it this far must have learnt enough to stay out of trouble. So saying to them no test rides is a little ridiculous. Plus ...
by mondeoman
Sat Dec 04, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Rear side panel removal
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Wales

Re: Rear side panel removal

Thanks again David and Michaelc
by mondeoman
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Rear side panel removal
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Wales

Re: Rear side panel removal

Thank you so very much David, well done, looks a pig of a job 'eh, I scratched mine badly in an argument with a stone pillar, a respray or a new panel @ £184 needed.