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Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By MaxReving
Wunderlich is making this little kit with the...

Wunderlich is making this little kit with the special blue tool. Nice and small.

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/Skaeligrmbillede2014-11-08kl124543_zps21771840.png
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Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,995
Posted By MaxReving
Do you own a set? Max :-)

Do you own a set?

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,478
Posted By MaxReving
Most sales people at the BMW Motorrad dealer...

Most sales people at the BMW Motorrad dealer where I have been they have some skills in sales technique but most of them don't know much about the product. A few do actually know something about the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 434,053
Posted By MaxReving
You are not speculating but then again you are. ...

You are not speculating but then again you are.

I can only shake my head !!

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 434,053
Posted By MaxReving
I totally agree. I have put more than 60.000 km...

I totally agree. I have put more than 60.000 km on my 2013 1200GSW and only used Tourance Next tires and never ever experienced any headshake. No steering damper and Tourance Next. No problems.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,995
Posted By MaxReving
The name is not as bad as another China copycat...

The name is not as bad as another China copycat that I saw at Intermot in Cologne last year: "Yamasuki" They must have some sense of humor overthere.

We laugh now but just wait and see in five...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,807
Posted By MaxReving
Maybe this guy from Moscow is taking too many...

Maybe this guy from Moscow is taking too many chances! Get Away In Moscow !! He makes it. No room for panniers!!

Warning!! This riding style will eventually kill you.

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
+1 Max :-)

+1

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
I know. It was just to mention that Honda (I...

I know. It was just to mention that Honda (I believe) is the largest manufacture of motorcycles.

If you look at the motorcycle marked for bikes over 1000 cc then HD and BMW may well be up front.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
Honda is "a little bit bigger". Sales in the US...

Honda is "a little bit bigger". Sales in the US 325.000 in 2014 and 17 million worldwide. Lots of 125 cc in Asia.

http://www.statista.com/statistics/267277/worldwide-motorcycle-sales-of-honda/
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Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
K-models and G-models is the rest. I have added...

K-models and G-models is the rest. I have added the number above. No details in the press release. Maybe the sales numbers for the K-bikes doesn't look that good anymore.

Often press releases only...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
I believe that I have seen it somewhere to be...

I believe that I have seen it somewhere to be around 6.500 to 7.000 but now I can't find it. R1200GS is the number one seller for BMW in the UK too.

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,513
Posted By MaxReving
BMW Motorrad achieves record sales and the GS is still number one

Here is a link to a press release for the sales figures for BMW Motorrad 2014:

http://therideadvice.com/bmw-motorrad-achieves-record-sales-2014/

BMW Motorrad sales figures 2014

Model:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,144,751
Posted By MaxReving
This is much better than the first attempt....

This is much better than the first attempt. However, I believe that my grandmother had a dress with the exact same pattern back in the 70’s. I expect her call any time soon, asking for her dress...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,144,751
Posted By MaxReving
Valentino Liberace just called !!! He wants his...

Valentino Liberace just called !!! He wants his bike back !!!!!!!!!

Max :-) (Ohh, my God!)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,355
Posted By MaxReving
As already noted the BMW Motorrad aluminium...

As already noted the BMW Motorrad aluminium panniers have the benefit of one key for your bike and panniers, if that is important to you. I do not agree with your statement that they are cheaply...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,316
Posted By MaxReving
Sorry that I didn't make a note that it was not...

Sorry that I didn't make a note that it was not my video but just one, and actually the only video, I could find on the web showing the GSAP in action. Next time:

Source: www.youtube.com

Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,279
Posted By MaxReving
Three alternatives: Forma Cape Horn ...

Three alternatives:

Forma Cape Horn

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/Forma-Cape-Horn-Boot_zps018ac307.jpg

BMW Gravel
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,231
Posted By MaxReving
Yep. Way down!! ...

Yep. Way down!!

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/28fb581c26566bac2a2cad0644dec067-fat-woman-on-bike_zps69190f75.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 267,229
Posted By MaxReving
Thanks. I understand. I may have to reconsider....

Thanks. I understand. I may have to reconsider. Maybe a combination of Loop function and shorter video sessions could be the solution. I hate to have to go through hours and hours and tons of GB of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 337,604
Posted By MaxReving
Thanks for the comment. You are right. It would...

Thanks for the comment. You are right. It would probably have been there already if they could see any benefit regarding their business. For those customers that have both the Navigator V and one or...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 267,229
Posted By MaxReving
Thanks for your answers. I have one more...

Thanks for your answers.

I have one more question. Since I intend to use it for my day long motorcycle rides I thought that the Loop function at a 30 min setting would provide the option to have...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 267,229
Posted By MaxReving
I am new to the Virb so sorry for these questions...

I am new to the Virb so sorry for these questions if they have already been made and answered. Here goes:

All questions relates to the Garmin Virb Elite.

As long as the Virb is turned on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,501
Views: 337,604
Posted By MaxReving
Anyone got any idea if the BMW Navigator V any...

Anyone got any idea if the BMW Navigator V any time soon will support remote control of the Garmin Virb or if Garmin is going to release a new Virb that will be supported the BMW Navigator V ?

Max...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,325
Posted By MaxReving
Perfect combo :clap Max :-)

Perfect combo :clap

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,316
Posted By MaxReving
Just a short video of the shifting with and...

Just a short video of the shifting with and without Gear Shift Assist Pro on the 1200GS LC.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/cSF89JYjM88" frameborder="0"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,325
Posted By MaxReving
Max :-)

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,316
Posted By MaxReving
Well, I am not one of those people because I have...

Well, I am not one of those people because I have ridden plenty of other bikes. Your definition of "nice" is just different than so many others or you may have an issue with your shifting technic....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,325
Posted By MaxReving
Totally agree with Jim. The new wethead is so...

Totally agree with Jim. The new wethead is so much better in many ways than the camhead and the hexhead. However, that does not mean that the older models are not great bikes, because they are....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,316
Posted By MaxReving
Sorry to hear that your 1200GS wethead did have a...

Sorry to hear that your 1200GS wethead did have a bad gearbox. Out of the many thousand 1200GS bikes BMW makes every year, some are going to have issues. Your seams to be one of them. If it was as...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By MaxReving
I can't imagine that they will be keying (coding)...

I can't imagine that they will be keying (coding) the locks for the aluminium pannier at the factory in Berlin. Think about the logistical nightmare it would be for both customers and dealers. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 335,679
Posted By MaxReving
Congrats on the new GSA. Blue is the best color....

Congrats on the new GSA. Blue is the best color. I'm picking mine up in five weeks. Also blue. The fastest of them all.

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By MaxReving
I assume that the alu panniers were keyed (key...

I assume that the alu panniers were keyed (key coded) by the dealer where you bought the bike and the panniers. I have never heard that the alu panniers are keyed at the factory in Berlin, so you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By MaxReving
That is not normal. I have never had a problem...

That is not normal. I have never had a problem changing ride height setting on the ESA at temps below zero (celcius). Changing time is the same either it is warm or cold. Take it to the dealer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,130
Posted By MaxReving
I totally agree with Jim. The new wet-head is the...

I totally agree with Jim. The new wet-head is the best GS ever. The hex-head and the cam-head are great bikes but they now act a bit “old” when you have been riding the new wet-head.

When I bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,219
Posted By MaxReving
Yes, you uncle has been lying to you. I...

Yes, you uncle has been lying to you.

I guess that he also told you that the new water-cooled GS has a better suspension with the new Dynamic ESA and that the LED headlight looks cool and that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,219
Posted By MaxReving
Your uncle has been lying. The white one is the...

Your uncle has been lying. The white one is the fastest one. All colors have the same horsepower but the white one has less paint on the two white painted plastic parts and therefore a lesser weight...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,338
Posted By MaxReving
Spoke wheels are better for off road and very...

Spoke wheels are better for off road and very rough roads because they are able to flex. Cast rims can only flex a very little and will therefore bend or break easier.

I was on a 4500 km trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,511
Posted By MaxReving
You are right. Some of the options are only...

You are right. Some of the options are only available as part of a package. These packages can be different from country to country.

I was trying to make it clear which options you can not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,511
Posted By MaxReving
There seams to be a lot of confusion about the...

There seams to be a lot of confusion about the options that your can buy for your 1200GS and GSA. I hope this will help a little.

OPTIONS ONLY FROM FACTORY
The following options can ONLY be...
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