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Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,316
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Posted By Boxer-lust
I'm glad the ADV version is not out yet because...

I'm glad the ADV version is not out yet because if it was I definately would be a beta-tester...:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
I think you see that wrong because there is a...

I think you see that wrong because there is a cover that should be easy to access/remove after the plastic tank is off...
Also no alternator belt is definately another big plus !
Like I said all I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
Better mpg is definately another byproduct of...

Better mpg is definately another byproduct of watercooling.
While the old air/oiled hex/camheads ran at around 110 hp at their max cooling abilities (even if R1200S/HP-S made 122/133hp) the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
After looking at the pictures and let it all sink...

After looking at the pictures and let it all sink in I must say I like the looks of the new GS as the new engine is as good of a design for a motorcycle engine as it gets !
The 2 cylinder boxer was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
Valve adjustment is just as hard or easy as on...

Valve adjustment is just as hard or easy as on the 2010-on camheads !
I also like the clever combined chain/gear driven cams !
Makes the engine more narrow,easier to pull the heads and less wear on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
mousitsas,25 hp on top give you maybe 10 mph more...

mousitsas,25 hp on top give you maybe 10 mph more top speed.
In 99% of all riding situations totally irrelevant.
But a clean drive-shaft is essential for this type of motorcycle.
And for the dirt...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
Thanks RL Lemke ! No mittel-lager...

Thanks RL Lemke !
No mittel-lager...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
I don't see Honda bringinging over the...

I don't see Honda bringinging over the CrossTourer because it is too heavy to compete and it is just as fast as the current aircooled GS...
The GS is definately king of the shafties !
The new KTM...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
GB,Mr Moderator,you owe me a apology ! At least...

GB,Mr Moderator,you owe me a apology !
At least you did not ban me this time for pointing out the main advantage of the new watercooled boxer not having to split the bike anymore in case of a leaky...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11,316
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Posted By Boxer-lust
Like I said from the get-go,the clutch sits in...

Like I said from the get-go,the clutch sits in front of the engine behind the front engine cover;a big plus when it comes to maintenance...:clap
125hp/nm are enough for the real world but I expected...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
The front wheel is definately a 19' and that is...

The front wheel is definately a 19' and that is good so !
The rear is a 170 or 180 I would say,definately wider than the current 150 which indicates the new one will be a torquey beast...!
First...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
Sounds good like the first engine drawings in...

Sounds good like the first engine drawings in MOTORRAD thought.
I just wonder what is behind the way-out front cover ?
The clutch maybe if MOTORRAD was wrong...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Boxer-lust
Don't forget if you put 17 inch cast wheels on...

Don't forget if you put 17 inch cast wheels on your 1200GS or ADV to also get a longer or length adjustable front shock.You loose ground clearance and the bike gets more twitchy otherwise...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By Boxer-lust
Stuart the ADV has roughly 1 inch more legroom...

Stuart the ADV has roughly 1 inch more legroom than the regular one !
Also roughly the same in additional ground clearance until the footpegs touch the asphalt.
Touratech has a seat for the ADV...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Boxer-lust
Yes I want to lower the bars but the pre 2008...

Yes I want to lower the bars but the pre 2008 triple clamps are part of the risers...
Need lower risers...
Rox risers ??
Never heared of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
Marki here in the states we pay almost 5 bucks...

Marki here in the states we pay almost 5 bucks for premium or diesel...:cry
A lot of VW TDI's here...
Ricardo I remember your bike but it was a short suspended R1100S...:D
I know the pictures and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By Boxer-lust
Let's face it a GS or 990,even a F800GS is too...

Let's face it a GS or 990,even a F800GS is too big for the dirt.
They are all street bikes you can right gravel roads on.
Get a single for the dirt if that is where you like to ride otherwise the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
I'm sure they could put the exhaust under the...

I'm sure they could put the exhaust under the seat and would still have full wheel travel for 2 full size bags...(but maybe not as you pointed out Ricardo)
My guess 130-135hp will be the figure to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By Boxer-lust
A new Rally for 17 1/2 K O.T.D. is a sweet deal !...

A new Rally for 17 1/2 K O.T.D. is a sweet deal !
No need to buy another man's junk...:lol3
The $ will be worthless anyways anytime soon...it's only paper.
I would go for the new one and break it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Boxer-lust
Pre-2008 GS mounted on the triple-clamp itself;no...

Pre-2008 GS mounted on the triple-clamp itself;no mount like the 2008 on...
Need a lead to a company that makes lower mounts.
All I can find is higher mounts...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Boxer-lust
lower handlebar (mounts) for 1200GSA

Does anyone know where I can find lower handlebar mounts for the R1200GSA camhead ?
Turned the mounts forward.Much better but still too upright for my taste...1 inch lower would be perfect.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,177
Posted By Boxer-lust
The GSA is better in every way when it comes to...

The GSA is better in every way when it comes to comfort (seat,windprotection),tankrange,more ground clearance cornering and agilty due to a steeper steering angle.
The GS is better for people with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,105
Posted By Boxer-lust
I already see one thing I don't like about the...

I already see one thing I don't like about the new watercooled R1200GS.
The fixed the problem with the smaller bag on the left to make the right bag smaller....:lol3
Why no underseat exhaust for 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By Boxer-lust
In my opinion the 1200 hex/camhead transmissions...

In my opinion the 1200 hex/camhead transmissions do that all and mostly in 4-5th gear for whatever reason.
But only when you preload the shifter like you did on any 2-valve or 4-valve oilhead boxer...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Boxer-lust
I have seen some black powdercoated GSA factory...

I have seen some black powdercoated GSA factory bags that looked nice.
The locks/hinges/bungee mount though still were silver.
It definately can be done !
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Boxer-lust
I think the best time to buy one of the last...

I think the best time to buy one of the last aircooled GS is right NOW.
They don't get any better than this while the newer/stronger water-boxers are at the beginning of the development cycle when...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Boxer-lust
Thanks for your input;I will get them...

Thanks for your input;I will get them hard-anodized like the factory rims...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Boxer-lust
So are the black factory panels powder coated or...

So are the black factory panels powder coated or anodized ?
Who knows ?
My dealer doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Boxer-lust
I could powdercoat or anodize them but I want the...

I could powdercoat or anodize them but I want the origional factory look not too shiney therefore my question...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,177
Posted By Boxer-lust
Wade-O ,GSA all the way,especially if you are...

Wade-O ,GSA all the way,especially if you are 6,4'...
-bigger tank
-better windprotection
-more legroom
-more ground-clearance which is good on/off road
-better handling due to steeper steering...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By Boxer-lust
1200GSA Aluminum Tank Panels

I have a 1200GSA Triple Black and thought about changing the aluminum tank panels for black ones.
At $338 a piece !!! I would not buy dark ones from the dealership...
My question?
Are the dark...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By Boxer-lust
Garp,that is so mean comparing me with a big fat...

Garp,that is so mean comparing me with a big fat liar like Limbaugh...
I'm nothing like him and much better looking,too...:D
I do preach the boxer-gospel though because I'm a true believer...:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,736
Posted By Boxer-lust
oalvarez,you caught it!Thought I made the mistake...

oalvarez,you caught it!Thought I made the mistake posting but didn't...
Interesting also is that the Panigale needs 9500rpm to make more power or torque than the old 1098...and at 11000 it's game...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,736
Posted By Boxer-lust
In WSB the old man Checa runs the old 1098 not...

In WSB the old man Checa runs the old 1098 not the Panigale...:lol3
They run the vintage bike...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,736
Posted By Boxer-lust
I can get you the torque numbers too...:lol3

I can get you the torque numbers too...:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By Boxer-lust
I'm with you.The GS is the best bike for...

I'm with you.The GS is the best bike for everyone...:lol3
Unless you want to go fast in a straight line.Then the MS is the one.
B.t.w.,this is a GS forum where people like to like those bikes...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,736
Posted By Boxer-lust
GS vs MS vs S1000RR vs Panigale

Here some interesting numbers taken from MOTORRAD on the same dyno and roll-on from 60-180km/h,acceleration 0-200km/h,top-speed and fuel consumption in liters per 100 km...
1200GS 110hp/7700rpm...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By Boxer-lust
GS vs the Rest...

Got the mag back...
According to the points the GS is even better handling than the Multistrada;quicker steering and more stable.
Best roll-on from 60-180Km/h,too!
From 0-125mph in acceleration...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By Boxer-lust
Fact is if you really go off road the Explorer...

Fact is if you really go off road the Explorer and Crosstourer are both too heavy and top heavy + the radiator can cause a leak if you crash or get it punctured.
On road touring I expected more from...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,635
Posted By Boxer-lust
oalvarez,that the GS handles better in the...

oalvarez,that the GS handles better in the twistiers than anything except the MS come from the writers not me !
I know it is true because I can ride mine faster than my buddies 990SMT...:D
#s I can...
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