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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By IB1
A while ago I was driving with 3 other GS LC and...

A while ago I was driving with 3 other GS LC and one hexhead (to a GS clubmeet). We were driving quite fast and at a certain moment we had to pass a tunnel. We really scared some kids who were in the...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
I use my motorcycle for the daily commute....

I use my motorcycle for the daily commute. Filtering through traffic doesn't require 125hp, or even 12hp. But on a nice day with good roads I will use 125NM. (even when driving really sporty I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,028,506
Posted By IB1
Different question: No problem with the mudsling...

Different question: No problem with the mudsling in combination with your TKC80ies?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,148
Posted By IB1
I guess any excuse will do... My next ride...

I guess any excuse will do...

My next ride will include a stop for new tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By IB1
I'll wait another 6 weeks before starting to...

I'll wait another 6 weeks before starting to bother my dealer. And hope that by then I'll have the nice surprise of seeing my bike in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,996
Posted By IB1
Found some more numbers: top ten selling bikes...

Found some more numbers: top ten selling bikes (yes, they also include scooters in the numbers).

1. Vespa GTS 300 636 ex.
2. BMW R 1200 GS 626 ex.
3. Vespa GTS 125 549 ex.
4. BMW R 1200 RT...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
I do the same. I often even let it drop to...

I do the same. I often even let it drop to 2200rpm. If you let it go to low the engine will let you know, now worries.
Due to this topic I started paying attention to it. Even in the car. And I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
With the pro on board computer: go to the...

With the pro on board computer:
go to the custom menu. There you scroll through what what info you can see, all items have (something along the lines : off, top, bottom). Do you want to turn them on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 228,532
Posted By IB1
What tools? I never have any tools with me. It's...

What tools? I never have any tools with me. It's not as if I can use those tools anyway.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,720
Posted By IB1
Nice, should get something funny and original as...

Nice, should get something funny and original as well (hello kitty is not accepted).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
That's what you read in those dark months before...

That's what you read in those dark months before you get your get your bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 291,828
Posted By IB1
Well, I know how it looks like. But I really want...

Well, I know how it looks like. But I really want to know how it feels on holidays and weekend trips. Vogezen, Moezel are already planned. Also considering norway and south of sweden, but that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By IB1
Mine rested 5 weeks, fired it up without any...

Mine rested 5 weeks, fired it up without any problems (although there was some smoke the first millisecond).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 291,828
Posted By IB1
Probably around 2 more months till I have, but...

Probably around 2 more months till I have, but with some luck it will be in in 6 weeks. Then one more week to get the papers and 'get it prepared'.
Then I'll have my own blue 'godzilla'. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By IB1
On low speed crashes the lowers are enough. At...

On low speed crashes the lowers are enough. At high speed you're screwed anyways.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,148
Posted By IB1
Everyone is talking about suing, but that often...

Everyone is talking about suing, but that often is quite difficult and expensive. You need to actually have a clear proof that it is a copy and you own the rights to it...

But for me: yes, one is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,996
Posted By IB1
Relative numbers... In my country (about 10...

Relative numbers...

In my country (about 10 million people) BMW (No2) sold 2.629 motorcycles (mainly 1200GS, GSA and RT).
In 2011 they sold 2.010 bikes.

compared: Honda (No1) sold 2802...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,996
Posted By IB1
I previously had an 800ST. Belt one lived 38000km...

I previously had an 800ST. Belt one lived 38000km (aprox 23000miles), belt 2 did 16000KM (10000 miles). No more belts for me, they have to much problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
First: having some fun and finding a good GF,...

First: having some fun and finding a good GF, then possibly the next step. But still need to find the decent GF yet. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
It is quite simple. In town when driving relaxed...

It is quite simple. In town when driving relaxed I keep it quiet. When hitting the open road or having fun it often sees 8000rpm. My GS is my only bike to do it all.


I've tried it once and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
No idea if the hexhead has a different character....

No idea if the hexhead has a different character.

I don't know which package. I have them all. I think it is included in the pro tripcomputer. Somewhere in the menu you can activate it, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,311
Posted By IB1
Gear shift indicator on my LC suggests to shift...

Gear shift indicator on my LC suggests to shift before 2500rpm.

In town I usually have mine between 2000 ad 3000 rpm. it is perfectly at ease with that. Even 50 kph in 4th gear. I do that to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 18,720
Posted By IB1
It has no name, but I usually refer to it as "my...

It has no name, but I usually refer to it as "my moped".

Some people do get a little confused when they see it isn't actually a moped.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By IB1
I am trying to avoid salt. My previous BMW...

I am trying to avoid salt.

My previous BMW had to be resprayed.

This one was coated with Tectyl last winter. Only problem is I never managed to get all of it off. ACF-50 works a bit less,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,148
Posted By IB1
I'll probably end up getting the MAM front and...

I'll probably end up getting the MAM front and rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,483
Posted By IB1
I have heard that it is due to the LED lights...

I have heard that it is due to the LED lights (front and rear) that they put in a lower capacity alternator. Since they drain that much less power the excess capacity is still enough.
Don't know...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By IB1
Only one comment: The speedo is perfect....

Only one comment:

The speedo is perfect. Perfectly readable. Might I suggest a pair of glasses.
And I don't like the digital speedo's. The look so cheap. The dial is more classy. GPS doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 66,842
Posted By IB1
Ordered a blue GSA on Jan 9th. It should be at...

Ordered a blue GSA on Jan 9th. It should be at the dealer mid March. Just to be sure they gave me a deliverydate of end March.
Ordered it full option.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,127
Posted By IB1
Almost always use the sidestand. Only when...

Almost always use the sidestand. Only when loading it up I use the centerstand or when parked at home to save some space.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,637
Posted By IB1
Over there My current GS is perfect. It beats...

Over there My current GS is perfect. It beats those Vespa's.
Just hoping my GSA will look badass enough to scare those little ones out of my path. (I don't doubt it since my GS already does that). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 76,599
Posted By IB1
In a few months time I'll be able to reply... :D ...

In a few months time I'll be able to reply... :D

I ticked that box.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,637
Posted By IB1
It seems more logical they'll build one based on...

It seems more logical they'll build one based on the 800GS. Upgraded engine and some boxer elements and they can keep it under 180kg...

Wishfull thinking.

Ah, I'll just stick with the big,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,483
Posted By IB1
I currently have a 2013 GS with the Darla lights...

I currently have a 2013 GS with the Darla lights as additional lights. Currently have a 2015GSA on order.

I will place my Darla lights on them the same way Gulfstreamchris placed his Erica's. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,637
Posted By IB1
The A class does have an AMG pack in that...

The A class does have an AMG pack in that picture...
A BMW 114i (checkered (http://www.belux.bmw.be/salon/nl-BE/1/)flag) can be had for 19950 with the special conditions... (will note that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,954
Posted By IB1
I know they aren't that powerful, but they are...

I know they aren't that powerful, but they are good for visibility.

on my GS I took a set of Darla lights. Since my GSA will get a set of them in the equipment list I'll get them as well and use...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-08-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By IB1
We do have 2 years of warranty. But if both...

We do have 2 years of warranty. But if both companies claim it is the other one that has to fix it you're screwed.

Main complaint for the system is the Bluetooth is still to low a quality and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 113,318
Posted By IB1
43000 km on my '13 GS. It won' get much...

43000 km on my '13 GS.

It won' get much higher with me cause it will be sold soon to make place for a newer one.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-07-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By IB1
It's not so good. Not bad, but certainly not...

It's not so good. Not bad, but certainly not worth the price.

Mine is broken after less than one year. USB port doesn't function anymore and garmin will probably refuse to fix it according to bmw.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,242
Posted By IB1
Went to the dealer yesterday to get an offer....

Went to the dealer yesterday to get an offer. Didn't get an exact quote in yet cause they haven't received the 'special conditions' for the motorshow yet. But the order is simple: one with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By IB1
I use these. ...

I use these.

http://www.bmwgsemotion.com/borseinglc.html

Almost daily use for 2 years and they do a good job. They also let you use the full capacity of the cases.
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