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Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,276
Posted By flightestman
Yeah, my 2012 left me on the side of road from bad fuel strip

I had same thing happen and it happened right in the beginning of my ownership, it read full when it ran out of gas. It was very worrisome at the time, i can say this 2 years later I have had no...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,163,845
Posted By flightestman
I think 800GS is awesome bike.

i think the 800Gs is a awesome bike so is 650. in fact that a deal with 650. i also own R1200GS 2012 i will never get ride of it but my next bike will be 800GS. i love the sound of engine an did love...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 1,163,845
Posted By flightestman
I think 800GS is awesome bike.

i think the 800Gs is a awesome bike so is 650. in fact that a deal with 650. i also own R1200GS 2012 i will never get ride of it, but my next bike will be 800GS. i love the sound of the engine and I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 461
Posted By flightestman
My air/oil exhaust has blackened my box.

Does this look like normal burning oil break in for GS1200 Air/Oil. If not what do think the problem is and how would go about fixing it it under warranty for another year. CAn someone help to put...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By flightestman
motor is smoking on my GS Air/Oil

I dont what to do, but after 1k miles, my bags and bar mounts is stained black with exhaust. Does that look normal to you and any advise what it causing this? And how to fix it?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,389
Posted By flightestman
yeah Sell separately. They wont give much on the bike.

I still like my Air/oil it looks better, one of big reason i didn't jump on the new LC is then ihave to get all new bag and bars i think Air/Oil still shared a lot with LC. Like the suspension and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,516
Posted By flightestman
GS are made to be dropped. As soon as that...

GS are made to be dropped. As soon as that happens you plastics will have scratches and id think you want replace them. My Honda was the same way. There are numbers on the plastic blinkers inside the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,516
Posted By flightestman
Important!!! Does Anyon Know if the R1200GS can be traced back with replaced parts?

The dealer told only the R1200GS has a unique chassie number and the engine has unique number but nothing else on the bike is unique and can not be traced back as it was changed with parts from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,130
Views: 3,225,432
Posted By flightestman
I like that picture.

I was 1 or so.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,516
Posted By flightestman
Wonder if the new liquid cooled R1200GS parts would be backward

i wonder if we can get the caliber breaks put on my 2012 R1200GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,516
Posted By flightestman
I agree it ugly with fat sport bike tire which i...

I agree it ugly with fat sport bike tire which i hate, i liked them see them drop the boxer entirely and give me like the 800 but the whole kit and like the R1200GS is. they odng just because they...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 24,786
Views: 1,961,232
Posted By flightestman
How intense is the ride to Alaska?

How intense is the ride on the road to Anchorage Alaska. Should work out my forearms doing 1000 push ups a day to make sur ei an do the journey.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,196
Posted By flightestman
I've done 130mph and it still had 3k left on red line.

that fast enough to run from cops.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,704
Posted By flightestman
Thanks Guys

You guys were right they fixed the coill strip in a week and it is meaning off perfectly. Can you control when the low triangle warning light goes off, like instead of 40 miles make it go off at 20...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,704
Posted By flightestman
Thank Quirkey that what they said but they replaced it and still says full tank.

Thanks Quikey i should take ti back till they fix it it 2012 brand new bike. they saying it still says full tank but it empty and it took 1k they said to fix it he said he will get a second opinion...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,704
Posted By flightestman
Help Me!!

So i get my bike back the R1200GS lack weak my bag fell of they tell me it me i put i on rod i get it back wand learn the right way think to put th bag on o leage and go to a store then i leave and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By flightestman
Thats what i do i reset and then drive for the first moment it in moment.

That what i do i reset and then drive for the few moments. its a good option to have it doing in already in the moment internally i mean the chip is already doing it so i don know why it was never on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By flightestman
Thanks guys for quick response.. again.

Yeah i surpised they didn't do in moment by 2005, even BMW cars in 80s did in the moment. but it be a bit useless to use in meant to calculated the total range yo had left.You want them to use...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By flightestman
The dealer said it first it goes of the in the moment.

Ive never seen that in the moment one on my trip computer i only see the average i went home and looked at my manual it says it make estimate from the gallons of gas and the average consumption. Even...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,242
Posted By flightestman
I found it its below the seat but you take the eat off it different on my 2 other bik

Yeah the dealer told me after looing at that it had none.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By flightestman
Does the R1200GS have in the moment mile per gallon or just average miles per gallon?

It says the range i determined by average consumption. Is there in the moment mile per gallon or just the F800GS has in the moment they both share average do you guys make sure you kick stand side...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,242
Posted By flightestman
When is the helmet holder on my R1200GS?

The dealer said it doesn't have one, but i just noticed it does i the manual, some thunder the seat and pulling out the bars but i still don't get it? I also noticed my oil was low and i think for a...
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
Thankd God the bike is fine the range if off.

I did 203.5 miles a full tank but when i first started it said 109 it never lined up from mile to mile i do 3 miles down and the range wouldn't move i also learned it 5.3 and the reserve is 1.1 but...
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
i did the gas tank it 5.3 that includes the reserve.

It definitely off bu ti still leave to run through a full tank i have the extra gallon bungeed to the back of my bike. Thanks guys about the range thing you were exactly right. it goes in May 30's...
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
Thanks All for pointing those things out.

Today, i fot a spare tank o gas and ran the buck till empty and found out that is is 5.4 and 5.5 if you top it off way off. But the range stated 108 miles just like you guys said there is something...
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
I asked this already but i going to ask again

2 questions, first doe the range use the average gas mile per gallon to figure out the range of the bike, and is the reserve tank inside of that 5.3 miles. or is 5.3 gallons and then another 1.1...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
R1200GS Manual Says 5.3gal 1.1 reserve it got to be off with range, but

the reserve is included i put it in when the light warns me you need fuel it looks to be another 1 third of bars for gas. When it like that I put in 3.5 gallons, because i still have a good amount in...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
I just did the math, YOU GUYS ARE RIGHT!!

Even if i get the worst gas milage at 36mpg it still should be 185 miles range and I've never seen that not even close. Wow this should happen with BMW 20k plus bike i believe. Is the trip computer...
Forum: Alaska 05-12-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
Are you guys tailing about an R1200GS non-Adventure model with 255miles range.

Yeah i agree when my gas light turns out there probable is 40 miles left in the tank when driven right. Im going to Anchorage for guide trip for King Salmon and stay a week to take in the local...
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,746
Posted By flightestman
Is my trip to Alaska have enough gas stations without bringing extra reserve?

When i travel to Alaska i have a non adventure so i have 3.5 gallons tank would i be ok with having enough gas stations without bringing and outside reserve tank, My range says 130 miles on a full...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,216
Posted By flightestman
This one is a long one.

I just seen a video on BMW making bikes on their catalog on their web page it said all are bikes are painted with robots except the certain parts where human being paint them. I'd love to know what...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,247
Posted By flightestman
Thye had ABS for 1150s i had no ideas

What the years did that bike sell for BMW. It really not that old. What was the very first year R1200GS 2005?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,313
Posted By flightestman
I like your bike with the red i have white one

But i have the adventure top bag instead.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,216
Posted By flightestman
Now that at look at it

I've made a huge deal about something thats very little now i look it might just be a poor paint job that been painted over not a dent it on the circle right side swing arm on the outside of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,961
Posted By flightestman
:It be the forest thing i wouldnt order on my bike.

However, its still a great feature, cook to show you friends hey look the shock is moving now up and look the bike is rising. Not to say i ever not get it i wouldn't ever opt without it it great...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,765
Posted By flightestman
I like the way it looks and it does work

I always liked the look of it some people hate it and take it off right away, it does stop the majority of mud and dirt from caking on the rear of you top bag and 100 percent of person behind you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,063,516
Posted By flightestman
I think the R1200RT liquid cooled will be mazing.

i love off road to much to get fit of R1200GS. I think the R1200RT will be amazing. 136hp is about right at the holy grail of power to weight ratio it just about all you can crank before it just to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By flightestman
i new about the liquid cooled, but whats the pint of making it a boxer/

Some people claim there is no pain on their sport bikes, i bought help bar, on it and still was too much pain I had some scares on that bike, 1000cc sport bike bike you can not open up you can't even...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By flightestman
you have some great road for an R1200GS

I bought a 2012 in white in the fall last fall. i plant to see India on this GS and into China. Avoid the middle east and see Africa, i agree but in reality that race bike i also got rid of CBR1000RR...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,385
Posted By flightestman
I stand corrected, i hit 46mph in 6th gear at 71 mph.

i tight be that used 93 octane i defeint got a consistent 46mpg. i think it was the octane. the day was beauitufl in PA today i loved the ride today i love this bike., its so fun to ride. even she i...
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