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Read all the way to the end of this article >>>>>BEFORE<<<<< contacting me!

Your technical query regarding BMW motorcycle maintenance or about sidecars, etc., may well help others.   PLEASE post technical inquiries to the appropriate LIST or forum. I will tell you to take your question to a specific venue if you contact me directly, without a very good reason for doing so.  Not being a member of an appropriate list/group/etc., is NOT a good reason.  Posting to the Airheads LIST for any and all Airhead questions benefits more than just you!   It is VERY inefficient for me to do direct answers to one person.

More and more I am pressing DELETE, without any reply; in more instances I am responding to 'take it to the LIST'.  In rarer instances you get a brief technical reply.  I am getting more and more cranky about direct messages.

I do NOT appreciate being telephoned at all hours & asked technical questions. My phone number is NOT listed on this website. If you otherwise find my telephone number, and call me with technical questions, YOU MAY BE BLACKLISTED BY ME, and any messages automatically deleted without looking at them, and, your phone number blocked.

You CAN get advice from me, and many others, on the various LISTS & FORUMS.  I monitor & participate on mostly the Airheads List but also the SCT sidecar List, the K-BMW List, Tech LIST (of the IBMWR), & USCA and USCA-West sidecar Lists, the EML sidecar List....and the Airheads Beemer Club Facebook page, and two other Airheads Facebook pages. For BMW Airhead motorcycle Technical advice it is BEST, for ME, for you to make inquiries on the Airheads List.   Please do not make inquiries on Facebook, if you wish ME to answer, as I do so only now and then.  I dislike doing technical replies on Facebook, but I do participate, but NOT STEADILY.  Facebook is a LOUSY platform for technical replies ....and.... it can be difficult to find information a while after a thread is finished.  It is also difficult to see entire threads, at least sometimes.

I do NOT participate but quite rarely on FORUM style sites; such as on BMWMOA.ORG; and, almost never AdvRider or Boxerworks, nor even on airheads.org.    Best to never direct inquiries at these places if you want an answer from ME. 

Only in an instance where the information should be private, due to extreme embarrassment, or other REALLY GOOD reason, should you E-mail me directly.

DO NOT think that the question has probably come up so often you should contact me directly.  I don't buy that false argument. POST TO THE AIRHEADS LIST, or other appropriate place.

The amount of personal mail I have received in the near past took up way too much time every day, week, month.  In some months it reached well over 100 hours of my time.   Quite a few people seem to think I have nothing better to do but to answer them PERSONALLY about their specific problems.   Instead of making inquiries at the appropriate LIST, or, even, gads! ...taking the time to check the LIST Archives .....they are contacting me DIRECTLY.  Many do not even search my own website, which you are on right now.  There is a very powerful search engine on this site:  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/search.htm

I get an amazing number of off-list inquiries about things, that ARE DEALT WITH IN ARTICLES ON THIS SITE.   IF YOU ARE TOO LAZY TO SEARCH FOR THE INFORMATION; AND I AM FEELING GRUMPY, CRANKY OR OVERWHELMED ...GUESS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR MESSAGE?


There ARE times when a personal note to me is appropriate:
I welcome personal responses ONLY to:
http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/prostatecancer.htm
http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/sale.htm

If your question TRULY fits the embarrassing, etc., situation, you certainly may contact me directly.  BY E-MAIL.  My E-mail address is located in the photograph.

This was my 1984 R100RT.  I no longer have it.  Note that it has my E-mail address located in the photo.
Please post technical inquiries to the Airheads LIST regarding Airheads; and NOT directly to me.  In this way, your questions (& answers which may come from several sources on that LIST, and not just me), will help more than just you.  This helps me, as the amount of time I used to spend on individual replies was huge. I need time to eat, sleep, and have a life!   If you insist on contacting me directly for help, I have a page for that:  Direct Inquiries

 

If you are contemplating contacting me via E-mail, and it is not about my Prostate Cancer article, or does not fit the situations outlined above, then you should read this:  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/direct-inquiries.htm
I had to add that page due to ABUSES.
 

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