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Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Motzilla
Thanks a lot it is very generous of you I will...

Thanks a lot it is very generous of you I will try to straighten it by hand, ( I am trying to post a diagram of the part
but I just donīt know how... I know... dumb with computers!!)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Motzilla
Pissed Bent windshield frame 1200 GSA

Some dude dropped my bike while parked . On the way down, the windshield hit something and it is now bent left and the right side has moved towards the back. Not too bad, but noticeable, it is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,819
Posted By Motzilla
Rossi vs Lorenzo

This is my favorite video of all, but I canīt embed it, it is worth making a klick over the link and watch it :eek1
http://vimeo.com/32756097
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By Motzilla
I have been checking out the Klim stuff, but...

I have been checking out the Klim stuff, but doesn't it all comes with integrated armour? I once had a custom made Aerostich, many years ago, really liked it, but very little ventilation. Last...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,600
Posted By Motzilla
Would you ride as much in flat straight roads?

Being used to mountainous roads with lots of twisties and canyons, I absolutely avoid straight highways as much as possible, it becomes really boring for me and I get sleepy, I take frequent brakes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By Motzilla
Thank you jdub

Thank you jdub
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,037
Posted By Motzilla
would Moly in the trans oil help?

Has anyone tried adding moly to the transmission oil to reduce the rattle?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Motzilla
Sorry, 12-GSA 2008, 30,000 km

Sorry, 12-GSA 2008, 30,000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Motzilla
Rattling noise goes away with clutch use

Last week a rattling noise started, not too loud. It goes away when I squeeze the clutch lever, is this a cause for concern?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Motzilla
No problem with the brakes at all, just a friend...

No problem with the brakes at all, just a friend of mine suggested I asked around in this forum. The mechanic was surprised by that as well
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By Motzilla
dab of paint? + BMW mechanics can screw up too!!

I suppose that is why new cars have a dab of paint on most critical nuts and bolts on different parts, right? to go an extra step plus makes it visually possible to asses everything has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,594
Posted By Motzilla
lots of good advice here, keep your feet on the...

lots of good advice here, keep your feet on the foot pegs as much as you can, resist the impulse of dragging your feet or attempting to walk along while your bike is still moving, it only make you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By Motzilla
Question Do brake pads expire?

GSA 12, 2008, 30,000 km with original brake pads, and according to a good BMW mechanic they still have half life left on them.

Do they expire with time, not just wear?

Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By Motzilla
Thi+This

Thi+This
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By Motzilla
How often do you go too far?

Just rode with some friends a long stretch of incredible curves, 3 of us picked up the pace quite a bit. In no time we were pushing it in the twysties, scraping foot pegs for about 50 Km. We stopped,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 212,116
Posted By Motzilla
what the F is this? I just read this thread for...

what the F is this? I just read this thread for the first time and found this picture, is it for real?:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,156
Posted By Motzilla
Not on a Japanese sport bike for, never!:rofl

Not on a Japanese sport bike for, never!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,156
Posted By Motzilla
You have a point right there! Personally I...

You have a point right there! Personally I suppose if my son ever wanted to get started on motorcycles, light dirt bike would be a place to begin, but I would be more at ease (should he later decided...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,156
Posted By Motzilla
"It is the indian, not the arrow"

Getting back to the OP, BMW 12 GSA bikes handle incredibly well and they do corner like a dream, they can be very forgiving and inspire confidence. With all the potholes, speed bumps, oil, diesel,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By Motzilla
I doubt the band will help at all, there are...

I doubt the band will help at all, there are several things you can do to reduce knee pressure on your patelofemoral joint:

1- Knee pressure increases dramatically when you reach a 90 o angle,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,819
Posted By Motzilla
This is excelent! the production is great and...

This is excelent! the production is great and worth watching more than once
:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,819
Posted By Motzilla
Pissed Yea some dude posted a waste of timer: a clip a...

Yea some dude posted a waste of timer: a clip a mentally retarded shot of himself. Man don't post this kind of trash in this great thread, it is disrespectful!!
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 130,684
Posted By Motzilla
Tourance again

After reading this thread and many others, seems to me that will stay with Tourance once more!!! If it works, why fix it? :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By Motzilla
does anyone spray it with scotchguard or...

does anyone spray it with scotchguard or something similar after washing? I wash my pants more often than the jacket, by hand, and quit removing the armor, i have found that the padding as well as...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,667
Posted By Motzilla
Looked at the links you provided and I failed to...

Looked at the links you provided and I failed to see a big difference between them. There is a study (I believe from down under) I read somewhere in this forum comparing armor vs padded apparel, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
Just in dream bike hypothetical world, is what I...

Just in dream bike hypothetical world, is what I would like to see, that is all!! I believe this is what this thread's is about :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
This, though I would gladly buy an 800 leaner...

This, though I would gladly buy an 800 leaner version of the 12GSA, no abs, less electronics, simpler, lighter, regardless of the cost!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
Could you briefly elaborate please? I know the...

Could you briefly elaborate please? I know the U.S. is an enormous market, but what about the rest of the world?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
I remember that so fondly!!, the Dakar was won...

I remember that so fondly!!, the Dakar was won with such bikes if I am not mistaken, why was that path abandoned? I insist on modern, simpler lighter version on the 1200 GSA...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
I guess the idea of a smaller boxer, lighter,...

I guess the idea of a smaller boxer, lighter, drive shaft and all would be my dream bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,218
Posted By Motzilla
Why not a mini GS Adventure?

I have been riding a 1200 GSA for 4 years now, but I always wondered why BMW did not go with a mini version of the GS Adventure, around 800 cc ? Cost no being an issue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By Motzilla
Did I miss the race in this awful clip? the other...

Did I miss the race in this awful clip? the other guy can barely ride/handle a bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,819
Posted By Motzilla
If Al were my friend, I would not accept riding...

If Al were my friend, I would not accept riding with him unless he took riding lessons and improved on his skills, I would feel somewhat responsible if he got seriously injured or worse. I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,957
Posted By Motzilla
Might be interested, three issues: 1- aprox....

Might be interested, three issues: 1- aprox. weight? looks heavy!, 2) water tight?, 3) clearance with hinge fully opened? any pictures with door in this position?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,861
Posted By Motzilla
+1, try to find a SPORTS Chiropractor tough, they...

+1, try to find a SPORTS Chiropractor tough, they are way better that regular chiropractors. I met many of them at the Panamerican Games, some of the finest physicians in the field, where do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,376
Posted By Motzilla
I hope I can reach 81, period.:D

I hope I can reach 81, period.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,941
Posted By Motzilla
I believe it is a very personal choice. I had...

I believe it is a very personal choice. I had battlewings without complaints, now tourance, no complaints either. I drive very conservative in the rain anyways. I wear evenly both front and rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,941
Posted By Motzilla
I believe it is a very personal choice. I had...

I believe it is a very personal choice. I had battlewings without complaints, now tourance, no complaints either. I drive very conservative in the rain anyways. I wear evenly both front and rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Motzilla
Can Tire pressure sensor be calibrated

12 GSA 08. Are tire pressure sensors subject to calibration? I just took my bike to have the computer tire pressure display changed from bars to psi. The BMW mechanic ran an electronic device over...
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