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Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4,658
Views: 710,757
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
New mounting kit for custom topcase

I wanted to make some "tool-less" mounting kit for my custom topcase. So I let local steel work shop to cut it from stainless steel sheets with laser. Here it is. For more details my blog entry:...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
I believe that Touratech actally directly says it...

I believe that Touratech actally directly says it at the product description of the safety bars... that it is not possible to combine it with the BMW OEM valve cover protector... But my father has on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4,658
Views: 710,757
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Relay controlled power outlet on my BMW R1150GS ...

Relay controlled power outlet on my BMW R1150GS

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--Kb84BL6ehM/UZ836umB5EI/AAAAAAAAAYc/TVhHSKc6KaY/s1600/schemeGS1150.png
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-21-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,766
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
unforunately without the bike - there was no...

unforunately without the bike - there was no accessible road directly to the quarry... I had to leave it about 20 meters from this place:...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Relay controlled power outlet on my BMW R1150GS

Relay controlled power outlet on my BMW R1150GS

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dsq9Mvt4QI0/UZm4N0VpxoI/AAAAAAAAAYM/MPItPn1vrRs/s1600/schemeGS1150.png
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
About the carpet inside the box. The walls are...

About the carpet inside the box. The walls are the same - the thickness is about 1-2mm and about one more mm that is really soft... The bottom of the box is elevated for about 20mm due to the soft...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
I ordered custom top case for my R 1150 GS. The...

I ordered custom top case for my R 1150 GS. The top case dimensions are based on original aluminum top case from BMW R1200GS Adventure (approx. 365x310x315mm) because I like the proportions but since...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Thanks for all the comments :)

Thanks for all the comments :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Video added: https://vimeo.com/49855478

Video added:

https://vimeo.com/49855478
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
That's why I've put it here. Thanks for comment.....

That's why I've put it here. Thanks for comment.. :)
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Day five This day was kind of nightmare for my...

Day five
This day was kind of nightmare for my father. Or at least it's first part - Passo Gavia. It is a mountain pass close to Bormio (Italy) that reaches 2621m. There

would be nothing wrong...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Summer Roadtrip 2012 (Germany, Austria, Italy) - (UPDATE VIDEO)

My father got (by himself) a nice christmas present a new BMW R1200GS, so he started this spring after ~30years again with motorcycles. So after getting his new motorbike experience (about 2000km) we...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
you mean 2007 till 2012 ? or seventh month of...

you mean 2007 till 2012 ? or seventh month of 2012? :-)

Biggest change is from 2010 the new DOHC engine... What I've heard people even sold their one, two year old bikes and buy the DOHC ones......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-05-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,368,954
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
not that special sign but good place to visit :-)...

not that special sign but good place to visit :-)
http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/6854/84197105.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-05-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,766
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Passo Stelvio, Italy: ...

Passo Stelvio, Italy:

http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/5616/passo21.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Thumb wow you have the same solution of brake lines...

wow you have the same solution of brake lines like on GS 1200 so it doesnt have to be replaced because colision of Touratech Hard Parts... Good job!
/EDIT/
Oh sorry, now I can see that the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-27-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Not really GS can run even with broken bones :-D

Not really GS can run even with broken bones :-D
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Just another Sunday ride

Hello,
so todays ride (about 180km) was really great cure for all the worries, depressions etc :-) Two interesting and also quite unique structures were on the schedule: Crossing of streams and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Biggest problem is actually on the sides... thats...

Biggest problem is actually on the sides... thats where you need to reinforce it as much as possible and there isnt 3mm at all... not sure if even a 1mm
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Yeah I understand basics of mechanics... moment...

Yeah I understand basics of mechanics... moment of inertia and other stuff (study building structures :) ) but as I mentioned I dont have there enough space from the bottom side of the sun visor......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Not really for my GS... but for me... when riding...

Not really for my GS... but for me... when riding my GS:)

Uvex company re-designed the original sun visor on their Enduro helmets for some reason. It is much thinner and what is worse it's much...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,735
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Hi, I am not sure if your fix is a correct...

Hi, I am not sure if your fix is a correct solution... you should have "slotted" holes for bolts that are holding the protector and you should have the bolt in end position so if you drop the bike,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,902
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
on GS 1150 is fixed the problem with gearbox......

on GS 1150 is fixed the problem with gearbox... but the steering hard part is still a good stuff (also for GS 1200) so definitely a good investment... (check my blog:...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,002
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Ive just placed on my panniers the "BMW" in their...

Ive just placed on my panniers the "BMW" in their BMW Helvetica font :) just by gray vinyl and placed it on the same place where GS 1200 has them (but punched in aluminum:))
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,902
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Ive installed it just for sure about 3 weeks...

Ive installed it just for sure about 3 weeks ago... what Ive heart it really helps even if you drop the bike just "on place" it doesnt have to be offroad... I am more "road-type" as well but better...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,807
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
not mine, but love it:) ...

not mine, but love it:)

http://motoprofi.com/imgs/a/a/g/g/d/bmw_r_100_rs_1979_4_lgw.jpg

http://motorbike-search-engine.co.uk/classic_bikes/1981_bmw_r100rs.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,735
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
I've got "Dodotech" stainless steel crash bar...

I've got "Dodotech" stainless steel crash bar (local manufacturer), but they already stoped the production, but they look pretty cool. If follows the contours of the bike so they look like some OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,735
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
just those you have shown : ...

just those you have shown :
http://www.jimmyjib.com/bagacr.jpeg
will not protect much against some sharp stones etc... that can perforate the valve cover :/ Touratech has bigger surface that can...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,735
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Touratech produces aluminum solution for that......

Touratech produces aluminum solution for that... http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/227/PN-051-0508/Aluminum-Cylinder-Head-Guards-R1100GS-R1150GS-R1150-GS-ADV-and-RT
set of two costs about 180 USD,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
LaurelPerryOnLand: hi, at least here (Czech...

LaurelPerryOnLand:
hi, at least here (Czech republic - central europe)
programming of the machine (according to my CAD drawing file - actually I think it was somethink like copy/paste method :) ),...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 145,241
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
I made a tent holder for my GS 1150. I measured...

I made a tent holder for my GS 1150. I measured all the importent distances (between bolts etc), made a sketch in AutoCAD, printed it out in 1:1 scale.... tested it once more, then I sent the drawing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-09-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 254,816
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
My GS 1150 below Passo Stelvio (Italy) ...

My GS 1150 below Passo Stelvio (Italy)

http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/5047/passo2z.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
does anyone have any idea what could be the oil...

does anyone have any idea what could be the oil pipe made of? I mean some aluminum, brass, stainless steel any idea?

So what I did:
heated up the oil pipe lil bit (about 100C) and tried to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
yeah, I know about that... I just want to move...

yeah, I know about that... I just want to move the pipe up lil bit... to make several milimeters space between pipe and the crashbar
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
GS 1150 return oil line vs. crash bar

Hi guys,
I've got a problem with my crash bars and oil line. It seems that it started to "touch" the stainless steel crash bars :/ (produce by some local manufacturer):...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,499
Views: 658,146
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
my video from Summer roadtrip 2011 - Italy,...

my video from Summer roadtrip 2011 - Italy, Austria, Germany... 3000km in 7days in 5 minute video

http://vimeo.com/27566244
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,730
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Hi, my GS 1150 is my 3rd bike (after Suzuki...

Hi,
my GS 1150 is my 3rd bike (after Suzuki GS500, and SV650S), And I have it since I was 21. Love it and I hope I will never change it :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,418
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Beautiful pictures!

Beautiful pictures!
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
Yeah, also for video footage I use this DSLR...

Yeah, also for video footage I use this DSLR Canon EOS 550D (for statical scenes) and during the ride I use the GoPro. And to assure my answer, I dont think that the camera have the AutoFocus... or...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 549,674
Posted By bmw-gs-rider
My GS 1150 @ Chain bridge - Czech republic

Just few pictures from a common friday ride. I didn't know where to go, so I took a look into one POI database and I found there one "chain-bridge" (and it also has got a wooden bridge-deck). It...
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