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Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By 110Defender
Yup that's it, but where is the rest of it, and...

Yup that's it, but where is the rest of it, and photo's??

Cheers,
Ken
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By 110Defender
I have had this same issue with my bars, and have...

I have had this same issue with my bars, and have found it difficult to get them centered. What I had to do is tie a board (90 x 45 or 2x4 in the old measurements) to the front and back wheel. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By 110Defender
I can't seem to figure out how to add a link from...

I can't seem to figure out how to add a link from this forum, but if you look me up in Members (110Defender page 9 in the # column) The link is "The cheapest thing about BMW's is the riders".
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By 110Defender
I have a 2006/07 1200GSA Adventrue. The seat was...

I have a 2006/07 1200GSA Adventrue. The seat was the most uncomfortable seat I have ever experienced in 30 years of riding. All up, not bad in the foam department, but too wide, and angled down...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By 110Defender
"Wanted. Perfusionist/ carpenter. To work...

"Wanted. Perfusionist/ carpenter. To work heart-lung machine in busy cardio sugery and woodworking shop." :lol3[/QUOTE]


So you have seen my job wanted add??:rofl

Cheers,

Ken
Forum: Australia 09-11-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks for that Wayne, I am looking to the...

Thanks for that Wayne,
I am looking to the northern beach area. Might even rent for a year, to get the feel of the place. My wife wants to keep the house in Melbourne, and rent it out. This gives...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By 110Defender
Yes the heat / humidity is a concern, but I have...

Yes the heat / humidity is a concern, but I have lived in the Bahamas for 5 years, so I know what it is like to live in the tropics. As long as there is a breeze, it is managable. I am planning on...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By 110Defender
Thinking of moving to Cairns, or surrounds.

I'm thinking of giving my job, and Melbourne the flick. Would like to head to Cairns. Any areas that are nice?? The missus wants new, or at least no work, walking distance to shops, coffee. Schools...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks for the replies. I will try and...

Thanks for the replies. I will try and straighten out the forks with a board tied to both front and rear wheel. I should be able to get them closer than I can by holding the front tyre between my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By 110Defender
Offset of front and rear tyres

I have to do some fine adjustment to my front forks (after a minor bingle) I can't seem to be able to get the handle bars straight and true to the front wheel. I am trying to do this by sight, with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,425
Posted By 110Defender
Small accident, BIG insurance pay!!

Had the misfortune of being hit about a month ago, on my R1200 GSA Adventure. Only had the bike for 3 months. Man turned across a traffic island, between two 18 wheelers, and in front of me. I "T"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By 110Defender
I just put a pair on my GS Adventure. Still work...

I just put a pair on my GS Adventure. Still work great with the heated elements. I have to highly recommend beemerboneyard for their prompt delivery. I ordered them, and had them at my door in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By 110Defender
Cheap seat mod.

Here are some photo's of my seat modification.
This is what I did last week with the angle grinder, and then I temporarily put the seat cover back on. I wanted to see how it felt after some time...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By 110Defender
Seat Photo's

Here are the photo's that DivideByZero forwarded to me. I did exactly the same to my seat, but did not take photo's during the modification (camera was in my wife's car while she was at work). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,668
Posted By 110Defender
The cheapest thing about BMW's are the riders!!

Hello everyone,

I have recently purchased a 2006 R1200GSA Adventure with 14k on the odometer. Love the bike, hate the seat. I have been riding for over 30 years, and this has to be the most...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By 110Defender
Used 2006

I have just purchased a 2006 GSA Adventure. It is a late model 2006, and has the NON-servo ABS. Mine was made in November, so this is something to ask. Having had the Servo Assist ABS on the last...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,193
Posted By 110Defender
Front Beak

Here is one from the trading post when I was looking for my bike. Have to admit I didn't like it.

Cheers,

Ken
http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq133/110defender/Resized640x480_DSCF1720.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,907
Posted By 110Defender
This might be handy, but if it is stolen,...

This might be handy, but if it is stolen, insurance will NOT cover it if the keys are left in it.

I have had my K1200RS stolen from my driveway, and had to fight the insurance company for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,118
Posted By 110Defender
Sorry can't seem to get past the first photo. ...

Sorry can't seem to get past the first photo. What was that you were talking about?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,342
Posted By 110Defender
Good day DevideByZero, I would really...

Good day DevideByZero,

I would really appreciate some photo's of your seat modification. Living in Australia, makes shipping and buying aftermarket seats expensive. I was thinking of doing this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By 110Defender
Complete ignorance question

I have read a lot about dislodging throttle cables from the throttle body. Pardon my ignorance, but can someone post a photo of what you are talking about?
Where does the single throttle cable...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By 110Defender
Not to hijack my own thread, but here are some...

Not to hijack my own thread, but here are some photo's of the Defender 110. My wife thinks it is the other woman in my life.

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq133/110defender/DSC_0561.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By 110Defender
Funny, but I didn't see the "fuel" flashing on...

Funny, but I didn't see the "fuel" flashing on the panel. I was too worried about the yellow triangle. Next time it happens, will pay more attention, as I won't be as scared.

Thanks for the info....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By 110Defender
Felt a bit foolish today

Was riding to do some shopping on the GS Adventure, and a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark shows up in the middle of my console. Holy Crap!! Are the breaks working?? Have I blown a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks guys, Just getting used to the bike,...

Thanks guys,

Just getting used to the bike, and it is good to know it is normal.


Cheers,

Ken
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By 110Defender
Question with 2006 GSA

I have had my GSA Adventure for 3 weeks now, and am still getting used to it. The seat will need some attention but that is a different thread. My question is, when I slow down, there is a slight...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By 110Defender
"New" 2006 Adventure

http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq133/110defender/DSC_0087.jpg

Here is a pic of my new commuter. I got permission from the Ministry of Finance to get this, as my 110 Defender does not fit in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By 110Defender
Any photo's of what you are talking about?? I am...

Any photo's of what you are talking about?? I am new to the GS bikes, and am learning a lot from this site.

Cheers,

Ken
Forum: Australia 04-04-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By 110Defender
Hey good luck, and enjoy!! I have done it in...

Hey good luck, and enjoy!!

I have done it in a 4x4 in 2006. Other than the distances, everything will change from year to year. The best advice I can give is, walk any river crossing before you...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks, This is the real world kind of info...

Thanks,
This is the real world kind of info that I am looking for. Will keep all this in mind.

Ken
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By 110Defender
Nolan Helmet?

Well just picked up my R1200 GS Adventure yesterday, and had a great ride around Melbourne.:clap Am looking at a new helmet, as my current one is 14 years old. Looked at the Nolan N-84. It fits...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By 110Defender
2007 R1200GS Adventure, or 2008/9 R1200GS

Hello everyone,

I am in the market for a commuter across Melbourne Australia. I have ridden both the Adventure, and GS, and am not sure which to get. The adventure is more than I need, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By 110Defender
Anyone here just traded in a 2006 R1200gs in Melbourne Australia?

Just got a call from the Southbank Dealer, and they have just got a 2006 R1200GS traded in over the weekend. Just after any info on it that the dealer will not tell me.

Cheers,

Ken
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks for the link. I didn't know it was even...

Thanks for the link.
I didn't know it was even called an upper mud guard.
In the photo on the next post, this is the bike, but I have not even contacted the owner yet, as I didn't know what I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By 110Defender
Front Beak for R1150GS Adventure

I am currently looking for a new bike, and have seen a 2002 R1150GS adventure on the net, (Trading Post Australia) but the front has been converted to possibly an R1100R? How much to put the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By 110Defender
When you say Goofy servo brakes, do you mean...

When you say Goofy servo brakes, do you mean linked front to back, or "Power Assisted" as in grab when I just touch the handle kind of brakes. Like my K1200RS had.
I see a lot of postings on final...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,522
Posted By 110Defender
As a dedicated 4 x 4 explorer, and camper, I...

As a dedicated 4 x 4 explorer, and camper, I think the high lift jack would also make a good come along type puller. I can see lots of uses for this, such as stuck in the mud, just pull out...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By 110Defender
I had the chance to take a R1200GS for a ride...

I had the chance to take a R1200GS for a ride today. What a difference between this bike and the Adventure. It was light, and nimble, and handled like a dream. This was the bike I was expecting to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By 110Defender
Yes I know they are two different kinds of bikes,...

Yes I know they are two different kinds of bikes, and I am not looking for that kind of power, and cornering ability. I am past my sport bike days, and want to have a more upright riding position. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By 110Defender
Thanks Paul, Yes I love my 110 Defender. My...

Thanks Paul,
Yes I love my 110 Defender. My wife thinks I'm nuts that I love the "truck". When ever she gets into it, she starts singing "Born Free".:lol3 Have been all over Australia in it,...
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