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Thread: Hello to all, I am Charlie Griffin, Summerfield, N.C., Just bought an R 1200R.

  1. #16
    Quote Originally Posted by rangerreece View Post
    All the same, welcome to the forums.
    Appreciate your reply and look forward to the forum and all the good information.

  2. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by romoto View Post
    Welcome to the club! And congrats on the new bike (perfect timing too)!!
    Thanks for the welcome!

  3. #18
    Quote Originally Posted by lkraus View Post
    Welcome to the forum!

    As a workaround for the center stand, you can use a modification of the way I get the bike higher for wheel removal. Line up three lengths of 2x6 lumber, each about 24" long. Roll the bike up on the wood so a wheel is on each of the end pieces. Kick out the center piece and deploy the center stand. (For my purposes, the end pieces are longer, the stand lands on the perpendicular center piece, which is just a few inches longer than the stand width, and I remove the end pieces after the bike is on the stand.)

    Not much help when you are away from the garage, but it is workable for storage and maintenance at home.
    Great idea...thanks !!

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  4. #19
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    Apr 2017
    Winston Salem, NC

    Welcome Charlie!

    Welcome to the forum Charlie!

    I don't have the same bike as you, so I can't give you any helpful advise, but we're just around the corner from each other.
    Currently living in Walburg.

    2008 1200GSA
    MOA# 213524
    Past Bikes: BMW F650CS (for sale)

  5. #20
    Registered User m_stock10506's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    Trinity, NC
    Welcome Charlie. I sent you a Private Message.
    Michael Stock, Trinity, NC
    R1100RT, R100, R60/6

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