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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I would sooner buy the Hornig one :)

I would sooner buy the Hornig one :)
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Exactly what I was after, does the stand plate...

Exactly what I was after, does the stand plate hit the oem collector box too?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Me too Any views? Feedback? ...

Me too

Any views?

Feedback?

Looking to purchase, soon
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,338
Posted By Johnnyboxer
You had to ask:D Been doing it for 25 years...

You had to ask:D

Been doing it for 25 years on all my bikes - never had a problem

JFDI:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Time sert was better for me

Time sert was better for me
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9,342
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Posted By Johnnyboxer
A DRZ-S isn't 119kg dry, a DRZ-E maybe is in...

A DRZ-S isn't 119kg dry, a DRZ-E maybe is in Enduro trim

The S is more like 130kg++ dry

Again not apples with apples

DRZ-S 132kg Dry...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,594
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Me too - love it

Me too - love it
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I was meaning that the PO had used them up too...

I was meaning that the PO had used them up too fast by hard braking, not you

When I sold my Xchallenge last year it was still on the BMW pads at 9000 miles - still with quite a bit left

I...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Thanks for letting us know :)

Thanks for letting us know :)
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
So we've all heard/seen the 650 xchallenge...let's see your XCOUNTRY!

Standard oem BMW from Brembo

Progressive & kinder to discs

5500 miles & not even 50% worn yet on front or rear

Maybe you brake too hard, plan ahead & use the gearbox/engine braking instead :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,146,877
Posted By Johnnyboxer
How does he know which gear he is in, without the...

How does he know which gear he is in, without the clock to display?

Does it come up on the Nav5?

:huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
So we've all heard/seen the 650 xchallenge...let's see your XCOUNTRY!

A few trails on mine, in the late Sept sun this week & up at a reservoir

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/04/6ydyza3a.jpg


http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/04/by3uvy3a.jpg


...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9,342
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Posted By Johnnyboxer
Personally I would always use a genuine BMW OEM...

Personally I would always use a genuine BMW OEM 15t or 16t front sprocket:D


To give the output shaft a fighting chance
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Interested to see how you get on as Autumn...

Interested to see how you get on as Autumn progresses:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9,342
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Posted By Johnnyboxer
HB Pannier rails, not compatible with the BMW...

HB Pannier rails, not compatible with the BMW rack.............I don't think
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By Johnnyboxer
Same with the Hepco and Becker System, I think...

Same with the Hepco and Becker System, I think you can also leave the footpegs in place too
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Here you go sir ...

Here you go sir

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/27/y6yquqyj.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/27/enu9y2uq.jpg

Kinda folds back on itself so you can pull the zipper down a bit at the neck
...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
2000 mile report I have now done about 2000...

2000 mile report

I have now done about 2000 miles in my SG4 jacket (have SG1 trews), including 1800 miles in Germany last week over 8 days

Overall the jacket is excellent, fits well and very...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
SG4 - You can fold the neck closure away and...

SG4 - You can fold the neck closure away and velcro it back on itself to leave it open in hot weather
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
HB pannier rails are quick release, quicker than...

HB pannier rails are quick release, quicker than DB rails and should be fine with a pillion
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7,271
Views: 1,145,966
Posted By Johnnyboxer
50mpg (US galls?) 1 UK gallon = 4.55 litres ...

50mpg (US galls?)

1 UK gallon = 4.55 litres

I always get 72mpg in the UK on 15/47 gearing, on 95 octane
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Where's the 'Like' button Simon Just seen...

Where's the 'Like' button Simon

Just seen some pics of Comillas on FB this morning, I remember the beautiful Gaudi architecture

I feel another trip along the Costa Verde and maybe a Pyrenean...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Ha Ha

Ha Ha
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Like it:clap

Like it:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Lower, like a SG2 and a lot lower than the...

Lower, like a SG2 and a lot lower than the Tourshell collar
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Very different suit altogether, more like SG2

Very different suit altogether, more like SG2
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
At last ..... A good news story :)

At last .....

A good news story :)
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Nobody got one?

Nobody got one?
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By Johnnyboxer
New 2014 BMW Streetguard 4 suit?

Anybody bought the new 2014 Streetguard 4 apparel?

Is it any good?

Your views appreciated, in particular the waterproofness and also the venting in warmer weather?
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I hope they bring back the XT500

I hope they bring back the XT500
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Dunno then, sorry

Dunno then, sorry
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I would say that you have a weak battery for...

I would say that you have a weak battery for starters, whether it's connected........... I don't know

If that was a stone cold bike, fiddling with the throttle and revving it, is the not the best...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9,342
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Posted By Johnnyboxer
Ride 10,000 on it and then come back and tell us ...

Ride 10,000 on it and then come back and tell us

The airshock is pants, rubbish

Had one on my XChallenge for 5 years

You may regret it:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
Front or rear? He was talking front :)

Front or rear?

He was talking front :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
How about Pirelli Scorpion Rally 110/80 -19 ...

How about Pirelli Scorpion Rally 110/80 -19

http://www.pirelli.com/tyre/ww/en/motorcycle/sheet/scorpion_rally.html
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By Johnnyboxer
On Sunday I saw a 1960's R69s at a bike meet ...

On Sunday I saw a 1960's R69s at a bike meet

The chap, kickstarted her up, ready to leave and you could barely tell the bike was even running, it was 'whisper' quiet

He took off and as the revs...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,174
Posted By Johnnyboxer
2014 gsa noisy after warm up .

They aren't all that noisy

BMW used to make quieter boxers, until the accountants took over
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,965
Posted By Johnnyboxer
I've got some on & they're fine I was...

I've got some on & they're fine

I was sceptical at first too

The tyre dealer said most tyres are or will be produced in China in the future, so you better get used to it

Why don't you ask...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
For the bracket and plastic...

For the bracket and plastic cover/bolts.............it's the same for the alloy or steel subframe, on either 07 or 09 models

Use that direct link for part numbers
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9,342
Views: 1,424,147
Posted By Johnnyboxer
All here - just scroll down to No.16 Fuel Supply...

All here - just scroll down to No.16 Fuel Supply System

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51550&rnd=04282014
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