Hello - bad weekend for my 96 r1100r: Lost power to the wheels suddenly - No power in any gear, engine sounded normal. Can release the clutch in any gear while stationary and the engine will not stall.
Towed the bike home (close by thankfully). On the center stand with rear wheel off the ground, could put the bike in gear and release the clutch, rear wheel spins very gently and can hear a distinct low-frequency, metallic growl.
Peaked into the drive shaft rear rubber boot and about 1 tablespoon of fluid came out. But no rubber bits anywhere, inside of boot looked very clean.
Bike has 50K miles - Received rebuilt M94 transmission @33K miles (2.5 years ago) after my transmission started to skip in 2nd gear. New clutch, splines lubed. Spent $3K then...
I am thinking this is the dreaded failure of the input shaft splines. Really don't want to spend another $3K on this..... Any input or suggestions ?
Bike is in great shape otherwise... Any advice appreciated.