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Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2012, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Davnic
It was about 11c when i stopped and tried to...

It was about 11c when i stopped and tried to start again. Have rang BMW and they said bring it in for a look but will not get a chance until the new year as the service department is 2 hours away.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Hahaha it's a club I hoped I would never join....

Hahaha it's a club I hoped I would never join. Thanks for all of your quick responses guys I was half way through dialing BMW assist when I decided to give it another go and it's now happily idling...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2012, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Hot start issue

Decided to pull over after 20 minutes of riding this morning to put my sunglasses on and when I tried to start the bike nothing. Turning over but not firing how long should I wait before trying...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2012, 02:36 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Damm i wanted to forget about it looks good, I...

Damm i wanted to forget about it looks good, I had organised a trip to Thailand and later on found out about the sarfari. To everyone going have fun and dont forget to post photos of your Sertao...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 01:36 AM
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Posted By Davnic
[QUOTE=twinrider;18781087]Besides looking like...

[QUOTE=twinrider;18781087]Besides looking like sh*te and adding useless weight it can clog with mud/break off. Here's an excellent replacement from Rugged Roads. Ordered this and the rest of their...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 10:31 PM
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Posted By Davnic
All Sertao's in Oz come with the rear mud guard,...

All Sertao's in Oz come with the rear mud guard, not sure why maybe to pass ADR (Australian design rules)
BMW Oz are just lazy, I think every bike photo on their web site is a cut and paste from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Davnic
I had the hot (no) start issue this morning....

I had the hot (no) start issue this morning. Anybody that remembers four stroke singles before it was common to put electric starters on them knows they can sometimes be a bear to start.Those were...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Hi Andrew Like you i heard the call to get back...

Hi Andrew
Like you i heard the call to get back into riding, Looked at many road bikes before deciding i was limiting my riding choice. Started to look at dual sports and kept coming back to BMW...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 10:26 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Picked up the bike today and after riding over...

Picked up the bike today and after riding over 200 kms taking the long way home with lots of detours and a fair bit of rain im happy with my decision to buy the Sertao.:happay
My impression of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 02:24 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Congrats on the purchase, mine comes home Monday....

Congrats on the purchase, mine comes home Monday.
How did you mount the Denali lights and are you happy with them?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Davnic
The mud guard seems to be an Australian thing,...

The mud guard seems to be an Australian thing, the G650 GS comes with one as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 07:49 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Bike photos dont know if this will work. Pick up...

Bike photos dont know if this will work. Pick up next week if i can get the SW moto stand organised. Africa twin go to a picture hosting site and upload photos then link in your reply with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Thanks i will be getting the SW moto stand as it...

Thanks i will be getting the SW moto stand as it works out allot cheaper than the touratech just waiting on a reply for delivery time so i will get the dealer to fit it before i pick the bike up....
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2012, 02:45 AM
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Posted By Davnic
Thanks nomad did not think of looking for a Dakar...

Thanks nomad did not think of looking for a Dakar stand.
Thanks africa twin for your comments theirs allot of good information in there for me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Ok thanks for everyone's input the decision has...

Ok thanks for everyone's input the decision has been made to buy the Sertao. I spoke with the dealer today about a centre stand and it looks like BMW dont make one. He has suggested the G650S stand...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Thanks for your input, My worries about...

Thanks for your input,
My worries about twisties are over and as 30% of my riding will be done where the vid was shot i guess its a no brainer.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2012, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Davnic
Went and had a look at the G650gs and sertao...

Went and had a look at the G650gs and sertao today but did not have time to test ride, will do that in a few weeks. I would be interested to hear anyone's opinion on the differences riding the 2...
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