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Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,990
Posted By conrado
I have a '11 GSA and I'm also considering the...

I have a '11 GSA and I'm also considering the nineT.

Both use the boxer engine, but I think that they are different enough to justify owning both.

The GSA is perfect for week-long,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,057
Posted By conrado
Nice report ! :clap

Nice report ! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By conrado
Yeah, that's what is written in my Owner's Manual...

Yeah, that's what is written in my Owner's Manual as well. (I do read them ...)

But 15W50 is the only one in the latest RepROM. They dropped all references to other oils found in earlier versions...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By conrado
Not wanting to turn this into a typical oil...

Not wanting to turn this into a typical oil thread, but 20W50 was for the old oilheads.

BMW's recommendation for the hex head was 10W40, later changed to 15W50. As far I understand it, the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 175,792
Posted By conrado
Megamoto ?

Megamoto ?
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,562
Posted By conrado
Many thanks for the report, really appreciated...

Many thanks for the report, really appreciated the style !
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,562
Posted By conrado
Great writing, love the style. Thanks for...

Great writing, love the style.

Thanks for taking the time to post such an entertaining ride report.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,474
Posted By conrado
Check if the beak is straight. That was the case...

Check if the beak is straight. That was the case on my previous GSA ('07), the optical effect was very similar to what you are describing.

Cheers.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-13-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 49,047
Posted By conrado
The guys in GSpot are asking questions like "can...

The guys in GSpot are asking questions like "can I pair my iPhone to the GPS receiver using bluetooth"...

And this, believe it or not, is the toolkit of the new LC R1200GS:...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,777
Views: 1,568,302
Posted By conrado
Looks awesome ! Congratulations.

Looks awesome ! Congratulations.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,064,229
Posted By conrado
That's the old (air cooled) engine. It's from the...

That's the old (air cooled) engine. It's from the Explorer launching event, several years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By conrado
I don't have one, but I'm considering it myself....

I don't have one, but I'm considering it myself. The one-piece seat of my previous 1150 GSA is one of the few things that I miss most.

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,881
Posted By conrado
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16236057/L1010657.jpg

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16236057/L1010657.jpg
Forum: Latin America 02-14-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,283
Posted By conrado
I've travelled a lot on a bike in Chile as a...

I've travelled a lot on a bike in Chile as a foreigner.

My experience with the carabineros (and yes, I have been stopped more than once and also fined) is that they are extremely correct. No...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By conrado
Nice !

Nice !
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,333
Posted By conrado
My previous '07 Adventure on the way to Paso de...

My previous '07 Adventure on the way to Paso de Jama, between Argentina and Chile. The extra fuel was for my wife's NX400 Falcon.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/16236057/SalinasGrandes.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 101,350
Posted By conrado
I have a F800GS in Brazil, where the ethanol...

I have a F800GS in Brazil, where the ethanol content is something around 20%. Before that I had a 1150GSA, a 1200GSA, two F650GS (single cylinder), a XMoto and a K1300R.

Never had and never heard...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By conrado
I've been riding with an Atlantis 3 around...

I've been riding with an Atlantis 3 around Argentina, Uruguay and Chile for the past 6 years. The suit has more than 100.000 km on it. It's an amazing piece of kit.

Regarding your question: I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,134
Posted By conrado
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-04-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By conrado
I find the F650GS too small, and I'm 6'. Keep the...

I find the F650GS too small, and I'm 6'. Keep the 1200 Adv ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,577
Posted By conrado
I have a hard time following you (SkiDoo, iPad,...

I have a hard time following you (SkiDoo, iPad, BMW ?). But regarding your last sentence, I suggest downloading it from BMW's site:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By conrado
Multi-thousand mile, two up with camping gear ? I...

Multi-thousand mile, two up with camping gear ? I would say that's a bit too much.

Probably possible, just not realistic.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 1,058,419
Posted By conrado
Very nice. Where is that ?

Very nice.

Where is that ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,282
Posted By conrado
The RepRom doesn't mention lubing.

The RepRom doesn't mention lubing.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,064,229
Posted By conrado
Has any one seen this picture ? I found it in the...

Has any one seen this picture ? I found it in the German GS-Forum, there was no mention were it came from.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By conrado
+1 And it has been very good on my wife's...

+1

And it has been very good on my wife's F650GS as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 94,302
Posted By conrado
Thanks for putting the list together. One...

Thanks for putting the list together. One question: what's the T8 for ?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7,827
Views: 7,180,286
Posted By conrado
Nice picture !

Nice picture !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,064,229
Posted By conrado
An 800GS with a boxer engine, no chain, and a 21"...

An 800GS with a boxer engine, no chain, and a 21" front wheel ? That would be too good to be true ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,893
Posted By conrado
Funny, but I'm kind of old fashioned and trust...

Funny, but I'm kind of old fashioned and trust the engineers that developed the engine more than the Internet.

YMMV, of course.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,893
Posted By conrado
I almost bought an HP2 a few years ago. Loved...

I almost bought an HP2 a few years ago. Loved every thing about it: weight, power, looks. Was prepared to have less comfort than on the Adventure and would have carried additional fuel to increase...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,574
Posted By conrado
Thanks for the info, Dieselboy.

Thanks for the info, Dieselboy.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-07-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,574
Posted By conrado
Do you need a relay to connect the Magnum ? ...

Do you need a relay to connect the Magnum ?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,672
Posted By conrado
+1 S100 works very well.

+1

S100 works very well.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,333
Posted By conrado
Sold my '07 GSA with 65.000 km. That's her on the...

Sold my '07 GSA with 65.000 km. That's her on the way to La Poma in Argentina, last February:

I've got a '11 to replace her ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,689
Posted By conrado
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 44,230
Posted By conrado
The GSA has a 19" front wheel ...

The GSA has a 19" front wheel ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,141
Posted By conrado
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 2,549,141
Posted By conrado
Sorry if it has been already asked and answered...

Sorry if it has been already asked and answered but, which foot pegs and brake pedal are these ?

Cheers.
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 60,388
Posted By conrado
+1 Congratulations to Motorcycle USA for the...

+1

Congratulations to Motorcycle USA for the comprehensive test.
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