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Forum: Trip Planning 02-14-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,178
Posted By FangItAsh
I use freeware TYRE "track your route...

I use freeware TYRE "track your route everywhere". http://www.tyre.tk/. It is great software, using Google Earth and Google Maps for route planning and is compatible with TomTom and Garmin GPS...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-05-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,406
Posted By FangItAsh
Meant to add a couple of photos of isolation...

Meant to add a couple of photos of isolation Aussie style.


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Forum: Trip Planning 01-05-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,406
Posted By FangItAsh
Travelling Alone - An Opinion on Pros and Cons

I am an experienced traveller, both internationally and domestically and on the topic of travelling/riding alone I am torn between the freedom of being alone, and the joy of sharing of new...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,717
Posted By FangItAsh
Totally agree, I have Icebreaker marino skivvys...

Totally agree, I have Icebreaker marino skivvys and long johns which I wear here during winter. Minimum winter air temperatures here are between 5 and 10 deg. celcius (i guess still quite warm...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 36,488
Posted By FangItAsh
Giant Loop on a 1200GS

I researched quite extensively before purchasing the Giant Loop GB for my trip around Australia. In summary after 12, 500km's and 4 weeks in weather ranging from desert heat to days of torrential...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By FangItAsh
Follow-up

I had the 20K km service done today and spoke to the mechanic about oil consumption. BMW expect up to 1 litre of oil consumption per 1000km during the running in period and is quite normal. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By FangItAsh
Just as a follow up. I had the 20K km service...

Just as a follow up. I had the 20K km service today. I explained to the mechanic the symptoms and they checked it out. Conclusion was that it was likely the Cam chain tensioner which relies on oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,568
Posted By FangItAsh
2010 1200GS Oil Consumption

Total current 19.6K km's on oedometer. Services at 1000, 5300, 14130 km's. Total additional oil added above that from the services is 2.5 Litres. 1 litre between 1000 and 5300km services. 1 litre...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By FangItAsh
Many thanks for the response.

Many thanks for the response.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By FangItAsh
The bike was on the center stand.

The bike was on the center stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By FangItAsh
Engine Rattle on Start up

I have a 2010 GS (had from new) and has done 19.6k KM's. It has been idle for the past 2 months following a trip across to Brisbane from Perth, Western Australia (approx. 4900 km's). The bike was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,576
Posted By FangItAsh
R1200 GS and GL Great Basin

Recently completed a trip around Australia on my 2010 R1200Gs. 28 days and 12,277km's. After much research on this site, decided upon soft luggage - the Giant Loop Great Basin as primary luggage...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6,178
Views: 2,447,001
Posted By FangItAsh
12,300 km's Solo Around Australia

I have just returned from a solo trip around Australia on my 2010 R1200GS. The trip was exactly 4 weeks, and I covered 12,300km's. I attach some photos of my setup, which I found to work - including...
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