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Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By NZGSer
Sure was an awesome ride

Sure was a great three days. With 63,000 hectares of army land to explore, we'll definitely need to go back again.

John Glasswell enjoyed the flat bits :rofl
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Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 153,381
Posted By NZGSer
Great photos, just goes to show what a great...

Great photos, just goes to show what a great adventure playground we have here. Don't call is "Godzone" for nothing.

A few of my favourite places.

Waimakariri Gorge, Canterbury
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Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By NZGSer
BMWOR Annual Rally 2010

My wife Jo and I only took a week off this year to do the Annual Rally in Twizel but it was a cracker. The Canterbury bods really did a great job and everything went pretty well.

We left home on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,628
Posted By NZGSer
This may well have had something to do with Rob’s...

This may well have had something to do with Rob’s misfortune Clint.
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http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b292/Garry393/Rob.jpg
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Believe it or not there’s a 1200GS (still...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,297
Posted By NZGSer
Bad luck Mike. Mine is a couple a years old now,...

Bad luck Mike. Mine is a couple a years old now, I use it nearly every day (a lot on gravel and mud), the side stand has been crippled since day one, it's scratched to buggery, my boots have rubbed...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,305
Posted By NZGSer
Great day out!! The weather gods certainly played...

Great day out!! The weather gods certainly played the game, and thank heavens for that. The weekend previous meant a pretty dismal recce of the route. I had a fantastic time and in great company with...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By NZGSer
http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:SzQjDew63JVZlM...

http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:SzQjDew63JVZlM:http://www.balsamfir.com/MotoJournal/moto/images/oliepeil.nl.bmw-r1200gs-05.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By NZGSer
Gidday. Not 100% sure on codes but would be...

Gidday. Not 100% sure on codes but would be pretty close to:

Blue - Indigo
White - Alpine/Alpine 3
Red - Marrakesh perhaps, always a popular red for BMW

Have a squize at...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By NZGSer
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 ...

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3



Don't know about "acceptable" rates, all shaft drives have some amount of play, I think the going rate on the 1200GS for example is around 1.5 inches or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By NZGSer
Just under 3k a year, yeah right Um,...

Just under 3k a year, yeah right


Um, that'd be the rocks bouncing off the bash plate, and stop running over people's laundry equipment :wink:


Oh my god, trade it immediately :D

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,407
Posted By NZGSer
Why?

TPM :huh just another TLA and something else you don't need on a bike. If your tyre is flat at the bottom, you need air. Check with an accurate one of these every now and then and save your dosh for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,576
Posted By NZGSer
Nope, no drama whatsoever, not my bike either :D ...

Nope, no drama whatsoever, not my bike either :D It sailed through (pun intended) and kept going, at least until rightfull owner dropped it in next crossing (there's a photo on main page somehwere...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,576
Posted By NZGSer
This deep?

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b292/Garry393/Oahkune%20Ride%20May%202006/GSPDWatercrossing.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,803
Posted By NZGSer
A great trip - my two-penneth worth

Here’s the plan, let's keep it simple. What else would you do with 4 days off http://forum.bmwor.org.nz/Smileys/default/grin.gif

Travel up to Paengaroa on Friday, meet up with my friend John from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,803
Posted By NZGSer
Gotta be happy with that weekend

Ah, it was grand :clap:clap Thanks everyone, great company, good country to ride in and all up, a pretty good show. Like this shot of the lake :D
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,901
Posted By NZGSer
:huh Stands to reason that oil level will read...

:huh Stands to reason that oil level will read higher on the sight glass in a cold engine than a warm one. If it's somewhere around the top of the sight glass cold you're doing fine. You could check...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By NZGSer
Nice!! Will make someone very happy :D

Nice!!

Will make someone very happy :D
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,424
Posted By NZGSer
I got one, NZ$750. I like a lot :D

I got one, NZ$750. I like a lot :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,918
Posted By NZGSer
Mate, the fuel pump module failing is a known...

Mate, the fuel pump module failing is a known R1200GS problem, especially if you're riding in the wet a lot, and I'd be very surprised if your dealer didn't know about it. A friend of mine with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,609
Posted By NZGSer
Go you good thing :D Whichever you end up with,...

Go you good thing :D Whichever you end up with, you're gonna enjoy big time :deal
All the best :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,609
Posted By NZGSer
Yeah, all good advice Frog but a good reason to...

Yeah, all good advice Frog but a good reason to buy either an HP2 or a 950SE is because it turns your crank. If you're looking at best horse power or top speed or whatever, or are trying to compare...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,609
Posted By NZGSer
And you can't make up your own mind because...???

And you can't make up your own mind because...???
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By NZGSer
Wot Bobby said. When I got my HP2 I opted for a...

Wot Bobby said. When I got my HP2 I opted for a spare set of enduro rims rather than the motard deal, run one with Tourance for long distance road/gravel rides and the commute to work (around 100kms...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By NZGSer
Look like these ...

Look like these

http://cgi.ebay.ie/Cover-for-Throttle-Housing-ASSY-BMW-R-1100-R-GS-S_W0QQitemZ150139969612QQcmdZViewItem
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,481
Posted By NZGSer
Nice, and what JVB said. We all have differnet...

Nice, and what JVB said. We all have differnet opinions I suppose.

BTW - one of the many things I do like about the forum is everyone, who wishes to anyway, gets their chance to express it as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,481
Posted By NZGSer
Normally I'd let this go, but you're right, some...

Normally I'd let this go, but you're right, some threads are mind numbing. I mean who asks about whether the brown wire is ground for an on-board socket when they're installing lights on a GS. Hells...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,561
Posted By NZGSer
My 2c worth

Well, the week down South was not flash and most forecasts for the weekend coming through contained words like “polar”, “blast”, “gale” and “rain”, but after a few calls the Wellington contingent...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By NZGSer
Yes, may be related but more like second cousins...

Yes, may be related but more like second cousins twice removed - you been riding a GS disguised as an HP2 I think :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By NZGSer
Eh? Other than badge, two wheels and a boxer...

Eh? Other than badge, two wheels and a boxer engine - what's similar about an HP2 and the GS?

I'd be keeping both, one for the dirty work :D and one for the really long distance touring you've...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,657
Posted By NZGSer
Never, I'll keep my HP2 thanks. I'd by the wife...

Never, I'll keep my HP2 thanks. I'd by the wife an 800GS though :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,016
Posted By NZGSer
Bembl, you obviously don't own an HP2 :lol3

Bembl, you obviously don't own an HP2 :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By NZGSer
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=197203&highlight=Catalytic+converter
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 1,917,040
Posted By NZGSer
Mine

This just round the back of my place :D

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b292/Garry393/Karapoti-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By NZGSer
There's a lift called Eazy Rizer...

There's a lift called Eazy Rizer (http://www.bikelift.com/) made in the UK but avaialble in US and down here, Australia anyway. Quite nifty,compact and reasonably strong. Bike frame is secured to...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,347
Posted By NZGSer
Hi Pete. Lots more cars now though but it's still...

Hi Pete. Lots more cars now though but it's still a pretty easy commute around Wellington on a bkie. I live just under the southern side of the Rimutaka Hill, a great bit of road to start off with...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,347
Posted By NZGSer
I have close to a 100k round trip commute to work...

I have close to a 100k round trip commute to work in Wellington every day. I have a VU Ute for the dogs, towing trailer, monthly shop etc., and have never used it for commuting. I've always used my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By NZGSer
Should not be like that. What's your after sales...

Should not be like that. What's your after sales service like? I'd ask for a replacement herem, and would quite probably get it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By NZGSer
Workmen and their tools?

You must have a vastly different pump to mine then. No dramas this end, simple to operate, does the job it's supposed to do, and has stayed put in the frame holder - irrespective of the carnage the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,347
Posted By NZGSer
I'm very happy with mine :clap Any type of riding...

I'm very happy with mine :clap Any type of riding I want :D
Forum: New Zealand 03-08-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By NZGSer
Ouch :evil

Ouch :evil
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