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Forum: Equipment 11-28-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Bluetru
GS1200 cover, which is preferred?

My 12GS lives in the garage but I would like a quality (fitting) cover that was cut for the GS. Any recommendations. At the national rally in Missouri I saw a few but didn't see the brands. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By Bluetru
Skene led P3/photon blaster really work well, no...

Skene led P3/photon blaster really work well, no faults since installation and they really add improved visability.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,509
Posted By Bluetru
If you have pics mounted, please share. I too am...

If you have pics mounted, please share. I too am considering this in lieu of hard bags for my 12GS. Recently someone posted a ride report of two Ducati/blonde in the PNW one of which was wearing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Bluetru
F700 now Ducati Mts reference plz

After successfully putting together my 12GS to my liking, it's time to do the same with/for my wife. She has ruled out the 12GS and was leaning toward the F700 for ride height etc.

A Seattle...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,852
Posted By Bluetru
I have the Sidi Adventure Gortex and rode in...

I have the Sidi Adventure Gortex and rode in Colorado rains for hours and kept dry and comfortable. They are warm in >90 degree temp but so is everything else. I feel confident in crash they would...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,304
Posted By Bluetru
2012 GS12...rear brake pads at 3k but likely due...

2012 GS12...rear brake pads at 3k but likely due to rider error (pivot pegs/sidi familiarization). Low beam 1off Motorsport 4300k bulb at 6K, tires. No significant issues and enjoyable riding.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By Bluetru
I opted for the Wunderlisch adjustable risers and...

I opted for the Wunderlisch adjustable risers and set them 1.25 back, 1.0 up. Aftermarket cable replacement lengths are needed. Upon order, I purchased the longer brake line but not for the clutch....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Bluetru
Replace EXPs or better options 85/15?

Ive enjoyed 4500 of 5400 miles on the stock rubber (1200gs) here in Kansas. I like to sometimes push the corners but am no track star. Soon to be wet/snow season and I need new shoes...With limited...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Bluetru
Thanks for the replies^^^! I've acquired Steve...

Thanks for the replies^^^! I've acquired Steve Farsons' Colorado guide book and a new Colorado (Butler) map this week. Also Phil's book on Alaska but that's not in the cards--yet. I haven't but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,782
Posted By Bluetru
Do you want the fuel capacity of the GSA or are...

Do you want the fuel capacity of the GSA or are you more appreciative of most farkles already packaged at time of purchase? For 24k you could have the stock GS with (IMO) improved or comparable...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Bluetru
central US, and 10 days, where to go

I have time starting 8/30, a few bucks, and riding solo. No bags on the GS but its fairly equipped and Im sporting Klim protection clothing. My friends (read free lodging) Seattle, Houston, Orlando...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By Bluetru
I have the 4300k hid conversion in both the high...

I have the 4300k hid conversion in both the high and low headlights from 1off as well as the Clearwater Kristas.

I do not experience the delays from high beam to low but the flash function is...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,104
Posted By Bluetru
I'd be curious of your bike and planning I too...

I'd be curious of your bike and planning I too want a similar ride next year. The Chicago to Topeka gap is pretty slim compared the the overall miles. Does anybody tackle this distance with a std...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,642
Posted By Bluetru
Complements sir, very nicely done. I am drawn to...

Complements sir, very nicely done. I am drawn to the brake hue color contrast and also the tinted windscreen.

Is there any loss in acuity during night riding or are you always above the dash? ...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,944
Posted By Bluetru
Ive been using a fairly successful setup recently...

Ive been using a fairly successful setup recently you may consider. For power, the touratech cockpit dash piece that provides dual outlet (traditional and BMW/powerlet) that is fused to the battery...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,084
Posted By Bluetru
I too am interested in others reviews of this...

I too am interested in others reviews of this glove. I spoke to folks at Revzilla who indicated this was a top notch glove but not recommended for temps above 50F without expecting to bake. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,681
Posted By Bluetru
Ok group I've become a lifeproof convert and...

Ok group I've become a lifeproof convert and pitched my worn otterbox iPhone 4s case. The case is much slimmer overall. I've now learned all the apple charging accessories including the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,640
Posted By Bluetru
Laugh I had my dealer install both the altrider crash...

I had my dealer install both the altrider crash bars and the altrider skid plate on my 2012 R1200GS TB. They look great and fit well. NO issues.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 564,368
Posted By Bluetru
With less than stellar search results, I'm...

With less than stellar search results, I'm interested in finding others near Topeka for riding and or wrench assistance. I've camped at the closest dealer waiting for service and I'd like to find an...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,681
Posted By Bluetru
1200GS IPhone with Otterbox mount ?

Has anyone found an IPhone 4s bar mount for the GS that will hold both the phone while inside an aftermarket protective case? The yellow/black touratech version would suffice if the phone were...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 225,475
Posted By Bluetru
I called 1off to inquire about the led parking...

I called 1off to inquire about the led parking bulb and specifically if the hue or temperature was a near match to the 4300k upgrade hid from stock. I was told they are testing multiple bulbs now...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Bluetru
Paint protection film for body and wheels

Ok troops I know this is overkill as we purchased our toys to play with and not polish but I am interested in any recommendations you may have on paint protection. There is a pre cut kit for some...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 962
Posted By Bluetru
1off 4300k hid and clearwater krista pics?

Does anybody have this combination already installed. My dealer installed the high/low kit from 1off using the 4300k temp bulb for better distance illumination. I would like to add the Clearwater...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,526
Posted By Bluetru
I had the same concerns last year. I rented a...

I had the same concerns last year. I rented a lowered 2010 GS1200 and had a blast in Arizona. Lurking here however I kept reading of the multiple ways seat height could be negated by some with an...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By Bluetru
Blu-Job/exhaust no scratch chrome polish?

I am interested in removing the exhaust bluing of the chrome lead pipe that has become pronounced in 750 freshly minted miles on my Tb. The video on tube suggests this product works well and won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Bluetru
New years delivery and 250 miles clocked

Thanks to a supportive family, a year of quality lurking with two dozen pm's sent, and answered, I now took delivery of a 2012 Tb R1200GS. Bone stock for now but for pivot pegs but she's finally...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Bluetru
Did they give you a build date or tell you come...

Did they give you a build date or tell you come back in February? The winter will be a good time to plan and you can be first on the road upon thaw. Congratulations.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Bluetru
New GS 1200 spring change inquiry

Hello troops. I am ready to put money down on a new GS but like a few have an inseam of 29". To flat foot the GS with the standard seat I'm one cheek off at stops which has me thinking off road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,086
Posted By Bluetru
This is very sad and that in itself is an...

This is very sad and that in itself is an understatement. The responsible party would not be cited in the incident for good reason. If you wrote a right of way citation or reckless driving for that...
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