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Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By IB1
Just got my 2015 1200GSA to replace my 2013...

Just got my 2015 1200GSA to replace my 2013 1200GS. Normal suspension and lower TT seat. I am around 5'6" and 140lbs. No regrets.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,290
Posted By IB1
Finally got mine (and the license plate) ...

Finally got mine (and the license plate)

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1374/13707732/24627075/410944215.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,290
Posted By IB1
Update: Still needs farkles ...

Update:

Still needs farkles

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1374/13707732/24627075/410859394.jpg

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1374/13707732/24627075/410859393.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,290
Posted By IB1
Pictures aren't showing here.

Pictures aren't showing here.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,644
Posted By IB1
But that is where the price drop stops. Mine...

But that is where the price drop stops. Mine costed me less than 0,20/km. But it has quite a bit more miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,741
Posted By IB1
In Europe (EU) the normal stuff has 5% ethanol....

In Europe (EU) the normal stuff has 5% ethanol. In Germany you can get the E10 stuff.

Octane 98 might have less ethanol, that I don't know. In Germany you can get octane 102 (like shell racing)...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
But I am a bit closer. I think they load...

But I am a bit closer.

I think they load them onto a truck in Berlin and later that day (or within 24h) the truck arrives am my dealer. I think they get a truckload on weekly base.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,275,209
Posted By IB1
You can't miss it. Didn't look at my exhaust, but...

You can't miss it. Didn't look at my exhaust, but it puffed out quite a nice cloud.

On my previous bike I also had that (but over a longer duration), on that one I used to clean the exhaust...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,275,209
Posted By IB1
Don't worry. Mine has done that once to. Cold...

Don't worry. Mine has done that once to. Cold start after a long period of not being used (7 weeks I think). Mine was on the sidestand. Just some excess oil I think.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
That's painfull. Mine took 5 weeks from ordering...

That's painfull. Mine took 5 weeks from ordering till delivery.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
You need to rely your Canadian dollars to the...

You need to rely your Canadian dollars to the Euro, and the Euro is also pretty weak at the moment, so I don't think the MSRP will change.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
My dealer gave me around 20% on the cases and...

My dealer gave me around 20% on the cases and (still to be determined) around 20% on a helmet I am planning to buy.

My dealer prefers that since their margin on accessories is higher than that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
An S1000RS? What I that? I know the S1000XR :evil

An S1000RS? What I that? I know the S1000XR :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
Yes, in my country I do get a discount. The...

Yes, in my country I do get a discount. The discount is a bit higher than on my 2013 GS, since it is the second one I bought from them in 2 years time and they do all maintenance on it.

Discount...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
Thinking about the beginning of March... So in a...

Thinking about the beginning of March... So in a good 2 weeks time.

Currently having some problems (with mobility) since someone wrecked my car (frontally hit it) and my bike is my only means of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,290
Posted By IB1
I would say fresh out of the box, but they don't...

I would say fresh out of the box, but they don't crate them to come here. Just a 'short' road trip in a truck (I guess). She got here so fast the paperwork can't follow.

Arrived today at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By IB1
And the lady has arrived. A bit earlier than...

And the lady has arrived. A bit earlier than expected.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,076
Posted By IB1
In this case it is inexcusable, but often I know...

In this case it is inexcusable, but often I know things before my dealer does. Their computers only have limited networks and depend for their information upon BMW's official announcements. Whereas...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,591
Posted By IB1
My previous insurance company was quite a joke. I...

My previous insurance company was quite a joke. I asked a quote for my 2013 GS LC. I got the reply: we won't insure that bike (26yo driver who has been a client for 7 years and never had an...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,076
Posted By IB1
I am afraid no (not for a reasonable price at...

I am afraid no (not for a reasonable price at least). You can get a remote for the alarm, but no keyless.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,591
Posted By IB1
Just looked something up. There is no difference...

Just looked something up. There is no difference in the categories, but the coverage is decided by law. In my country it is unlimited by law, but in practice it is limited to 102,000,000 Euro. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,591
Posted By IB1
Paying 384. Limited coverage. I only pay 50%...

Paying 384. Limited coverage.
I only pay 50% of the normal premium since my car is also insured with them and I can't drive both at the same time.

Limited coverage covers all, except damage to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,076
Posted By IB1
I just push the button to start (and disarm the...

I just push the button to start (and disarm the alarm) and have the DAW set to arm automatic after 30sec. That way I can keep the key in my pocket.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,076
Posted By IB1
On a GS the buttons are useless. The key is...

On a GS the buttons are useless. The key is universal and can lock or unlock the cases with the central locking.

"On all models, Keyless Ride allows the unlocking and locking of the steering...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,644
Posted By IB1
First: the BMW 114i has a 1600cc engine, so does...

First: the BMW 114i has a 1600cc engine, so does the Mercedes A180 (1600cc).

But only a very small fraction of those cars are actually sold at that price. Most have quite a few options on them. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By IB1
Got the AltRider headlightprotector on order for...

Got the AltRider headlightprotector on order for my 2015. I was doubting between silver or black, but went with black.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,459
Posted By IB1
Depends: sometimes just by hand, spunge and...

Depends: sometimes just by hand, spunge and cloth. And some soap I use for the car.
Most of the time I just bring it to a self carwash that I also use for the car.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,816
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 01-30-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
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, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6,721
Views: 1,212,366
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, 12:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,493
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,687
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
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, 10:14 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 258,199
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, 11:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 23,442
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,290
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, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
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).
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