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Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By rhino1987
My dealer quoted me the low price of $1682.74...

My dealer quoted me the low price of $1682.74 plus $315 in labor!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By rhino1987
Please file a complaint with the NTSB and write...

Please file a complaint with the NTSB and write BMW. Haven't heard back from either, but I'm holding out hope that we can get this recalled or at a minimum some financial help.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By rhino1987
Question ABS module removal instructions??

Does anyone have a good guide (ideally with pictures) for the removal of the "Druckmodulator Integral A" (ABS Module) from a 2007 R1200GSA or similar? Got the brake failure light and the dealer says...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By rhino1987
Battery was replaced in January, so that's...

Battery was replaced in January, so that's unlikely.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By rhino1987
Occasional brake failure light

I have a 2007 GSA with 30,000 miles on it. About a week ago, I got the solid brake failure light after about 20 minutes of riding. Turning off the ignition and turning the bike back on extinguished...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,655
Posted By rhino1987
Haven't replaced it yet. Is there any risk of...

Haven't replaced it yet. Is there any risk of keeping the piece in the fuel tank?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,655
Posted By rhino1987
Does repairing/replacing the flange require...

Does repairing/replacing the flange require removing the fuel tank?

Reason I ask is a few weeks ago while doing the zapper fix for the fuel strip, I accidentally dropped one of the rubber...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,840
Posted By rhino1987
I love my R1200GSA, but I long for a lighter...

I love my R1200GSA, but I long for a lighter bike, like the F800GS. If only it had a shaft it would be a no brainer for me to switch. Or I could just not be so lazy.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,829
Posted By rhino1987
There are more great beers being released in cans...

There are more great beers being released in cans every day. And for that I am forever grateful.
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,560
Views: 1,616,409
Posted By rhino1987
Noah, I'm stuck on the other side of the world...

Noah, I'm stuck on the other side of the world away from my home and bike all summer. Reading your trip report makes me want to drop everything and do the same thing as you. Thanks for the great...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,517
Posted By rhino1987
I used to go when I lived in Florida and the...

I used to go when I lived in Florida and the meeting were held 5 minutes from my house. I was the youngest person there by about 25 years. Now there isn't a meeting anywhere near where I am. Too...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,251
Posted By rhino1987
Congrats on the bike! Based on the picture of...

Congrats on the bike! Based on the picture of your house, looks like you're in my neck of the woods, PM me if you want to do some riding at some point.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 27,102
Posted By rhino1987
How may dispensing less than 4 gallons violate...

How may dispensing less than 4 gallons violate federal law?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 64,841
Posted By rhino1987
I have a 2007 GSA, my fuel gauge never drops...

I have a 2007 GSA, my fuel gauge never drops below 3/4 tank regardless of tank volume. Will the piezo lighter trick help or do I need to have the strip replaced?
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,495
Posted By rhino1987
Dirk, I'm trying to order your book for...

Dirk,

I'm trying to order your book for shipping to the United States, but Touratech US doesn't carry it and I wasn't able to choose a US shipping address from the .de Touratech site. Any...
Forum: Asia 11-12-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhino1987
I'll be in Hanoi January 5-10 and would love to...

I'll be in Hanoi January 5-10 and would love to go on riding for a night or two.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,613
Posted By rhino1987
Thanks for the honest report. I won't make it on...

Thanks for the honest report. I won't make it on this trip, hopefully there is another one which is more GSA appropriate I can join you on sometime.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By rhino1987
One night loop in Washington and BC-Oak Harbor to Osoyoos BC to Seattle

I had a long weekend off work and decided to take full advantage of the dry PNW weather to take my R1200GS Adventure out for a spin. The full photo album can be viewed at http://imgur.com/a/pYV3v#0....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,613
Posted By rhino1987
How is the road? Am I OK without knobbies on my...

How is the road? Am I OK without knobbies on my R1200GSA?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,613
Posted By rhino1987
I'm interested, but being new to the area I have...

I'm interested, but being new to the area I have no idea where any of these places are. Details please?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,868
Posted By rhino1987
Primarily roads. I do want something which shows...

Primarily roads. I do want something which shows the forest service and other dirt roads though.

Thanks for the link, I'll check it out.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,868
Posted By rhino1987
Recommended paper maps

I'm looking to buy some good maps of Washington and eventually Oregon and BC. Are any of the paper map books better than their competitors?

I was looking at the Benchmark book in particular.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By rhino1987
Looks like a great ride. I'll probably base my...

Looks like a great ride. I'll probably base my trip on that, but do it in reverse I think. Depending on my schedule might head further North towards Revelstoke, or maybe not.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By rhino1987
Just hit off the phone with Allstate who insists...

Just hit off the phone with Allstate who insists my US insurance cars is fine for use in Canada. Hopefully I won't need it!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By rhino1987
Question Three day ride out of Oak Harbor-Suggestions?

I just moved to Oak Harbor Washington and have 3-4 days next week which I can dedicate to riding my R1200GSA somewhere. I'm looking for scenic rides, curvy roads, and possibly some well maintained...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By rhino1987
Great to hear, I'm going to take mine in later...

Great to hear, I'm going to take mine in later this week, hopefully I can get similar news from my dealer. I'm moving to the other end of the country in less than two weeks and I need to have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By rhino1987
Filled it up this afternoon, took 7.7 gallons...

Filled it up this afternoon, took 7.7 gallons after I put a bottle of Techron in. The gauge now reads full. Any ideas what's happening?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By rhino1987
What do you mean by the 36/36? 65 mpg seems...

What do you mean by the 36/36? 65 mpg seems unbelievably high for such a big bike. Would running ethanol-free gas (as this last tank was) cause the gauge to start working? I've only had the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,560
Posted By rhino1987
Question Fuel strip failure without yellow triangle/no fuel indicated?

On my new to me 2007 R1200GSA, I suspect I have a problem with the fuel strip. Currently the tank reads one bar over half full, and has for the last hundred miles or so. It's been over 300 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,648
Posted By rhino1987
Please tell me more about these spark plugs.

Please tell me more about these spark plugs.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By rhino1987
Transmission "clunk" when letting clutch out

My new to me 2007 R1200GSA makes a weird clunk/thud sound when I'm the clutch out at a stop.. Bike has 22,000 miles.

With the bike in first and not moving when I ease the clutch out, at...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By rhino1987
That's what I'm going to put on mine when the...

That's what I'm going to put on mine when the Tourances wear out.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,261
Posted By rhino1987
Should I use ehtanol-free 89 octane or 10% ethanol 93?

Got a 2007 R1200GSA with 22,000 miles on it. There is a gas station near my house which sells ethanol free 89 octane as well as standard 93 which contains 10% ethanol. Is the ethanol free gas...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By rhino1987
I've got my trip from Jacksonville to Cleveland...

I've got my trip from Jacksonville to Cleveland mapped out already. I had some trouble with BaseCamp (any better software suggestions?) and you can see where the route clearly doesn't take the most...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By rhino1987
Thanks for the replies so far. I'm building my...

Thanks for the replies so far. I'm building my route in BaseCamp right now and will be uploading the KML for critiques in a few days (I hope).

Is Yellowstone worth it or should I stick to US 2...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By rhino1987
Route suggestions between Chicago and Seattle

This summer I'm moving from Jacksonville FL to the Puget Sound area. I'm going to be taking my 2007 R1200GSA on the trip out there. I have my route pretty much set from Jacksonville to Chicago, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By rhino1987
Is there a website where I can order additional...

Is there a website where I can order additional keys for my 2007 R1200GSA or do I have to go to the dealer and have him do it?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By rhino1987
While I hear what you are saying, I disagree with...

While I hear what you are saying, I disagree with you.

First, the build in site search doesn't like the term "oil". No problem, search it on google. The first page of results using terms "r1200,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By rhino1987
Which Rotella? I really don't understand....

Which Rotella?


I really don't understand. I've been searching for oil recommendation threads and can't seem to find a good one. Maybe you can point me in the right direction?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By rhino1987
Question Choosing an engine oil for a 2007 R1200GSA.

I live in Florida, riding and moving to Washington state in a few months. Just bought a 2007 R1200GS Adventure which has 21,000 miles. Want to change the oil in the coming days, what would be a...
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