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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,283
Posted By pistole
that would be a very dim thief with a shortlived...

that would be a very dim thief with a shortlived career

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Posted By pistole
now , Jim ... thats low man ... :D

now , Jim ... thats low man ...

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,303
Posted By pistole
I put a small drop of silicone fluid (the sort...

I put a small drop of silicone fluid (the sort that come with Arai helmets) into a sticky switch (the one which cycles between Info and Trip).

problem solved.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,010
Posted By pistole
I kinda know Lemke from the K1600 forum back when...

I kinda know Lemke from the K1600 forum back when I was thinking of buying a K16 (thank all the gods that I didn't , thank you thank you).

he's fond of asking "questions" for which he has already...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,010
Posted By pistole
in our riding group , there are some K16s. I have...

in our riding group , there are some K16s. I have no problem dropping them on small backroads.

the only place they are quicker are highways (tolled highways) because they can cruise at a much...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By pistole
This is the same Lemke!! :)

This is the same Lemke!!

:)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,109
Posted By pistole
We're not in the UK. There.

We're not in the UK.

There.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,297
Posted By pistole
the handling is surely responsive (ie , aka...

the handling is surely responsive (ie , aka nervous / flighty).

but you get used to it.

its handling on small bendy uneven roads is sublime
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,198
Posted By pistole
yup. which points to the fact that BMW...

yup.

which points to the fact that BMW seemed to have done a really good job at keeping the weight down with both the GS and GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,198
Posted By pistole
summary : if you took out 10 liters of fuel from...

summary : if you took out 10 liters of fuel from the GSA that would make the GSA's weight 252 kgs (which is 555 lbs).

Therefore , with the same amount of fuel for both the GS and GSA (20 liters) ,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,335
Posted By pistole
jeez man , buy whatever you want and be happy ...

jeez man , buy whatever you want and be happy

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,821
Posted By pistole
holy tree sap !! :D

holy tree sap !!

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,670
Posted By pistole
braking is very stable with the unconventional...

braking is very stable with the unconventional setup on the GS. Esp when taking into account the amount of suspension travel.
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,335
Posted By pistole
would respectfully disagree there. they want...

would respectfully disagree there.

they want to think that they're going offroad and ... they want people to think that they actually do go offroad.

the whole GS marketing platform is a go...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,725
Views: 366,801
Posted By pistole
agree 100% .

agree 100%

.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,777
Posted By pistole
theoretically , should be easier. go ahead ,...

theoretically , should be easier.

go ahead , its great fun
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,777
Posted By pistole
Good job

Good job
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,821
Posted By pistole
hoi .... fella .... :D

hoi .... fella ....

:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,335
Posted By pistole
look at the pictures above and you can kinda...

look at the pictures above and you can kinda summarise :

(a) a big engine needs a big radiator.

(b) a big radiator is a big radiator where ever its placed,

(c) if off road is your thing ,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,335
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/XrFront_zpsd02a20ae.jpg

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/MTsFront_zps7400cdde.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By pistole
why is the owner concerned with whether his...

why is the owner concerned with whether his lowered bike is somehow noticeable ?
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,144
Posted By pistole
lovely !!!

lovely !!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,033
Posted By pistole
aiya. If you had let the KL bmw club people...

aiya.

If you had let the KL bmw club people know you're in town , there will 30 bikes taking you round the best roads in central peninsular malaysia.

suggestion (for your gps , and ride back...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,303
Posted By pistole
I also think that its not water. Fine dust on the...

I also think that its not water. Fine dust on the other hand (from riding offroad) does make the switches stick and not spring back.

A thorough washing (with lots of water over the switches solved...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,033
Posted By pistole
VH , are you coming down south to jb ? drop...

VH , are you coming down south to jb ?

drop me a message if you are
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,345
Views: 875,372
Posted By pistole
why didn't the crash bars (SW Motech bars)...

why didn't the crash bars (SW Motech bars) protect the cam cover ?

I have dropped my bike (Hepco bars) in the dirt and the cover was unscathed.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By pistole
two fingers on the fr brake lever also steadies...

two fingers on the fr brake lever also steadies the throttle
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,008
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1555_zps5d3e6bb0.jpg

Jim, just bought this off Ebay.

cheap and seems good protection for the vulnerable bit of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,335
Posted By pistole
+ 100 !!

+ 100 !!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By pistole
sorry , but aren't all motorcycle tires like that...

sorry , but aren't all motorcycle tires like that ?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By pistole
I put a dab of rubber adhesive on the...

I put a dab of rubber adhesive on the circlips/pins.

that keeps them in.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,777
Posted By pistole
Kevin , even mundane parts take a long time. Eg ,...

Kevin , even mundane parts take a long time. Eg , a new sidestand switch took upwards of 2/3 weeks.

a new master brake assembly took 4 weeks.

so , your entire clutch assembly ... ok , you get...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,500
Posted By pistole
am very very suspicious when offroad riding...

am very very suspicious when offroad riding buddies all say the route is "easy" .

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By pistole
thanks. I had to look it up : ...

thanks. I had to look it up :

http://www.bearingworks.com/technical_data/internal_clearance.php
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 30,183
Posted By pistole
thats the tire dreaming that it actually had any...

thats the tire dreaming that it actually had any chevrons.

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,642
Posted By pistole
there have been many times when it would have...

there have been many times when it would have helped if the sidestand was longer (ahem).

great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By pistole
what do you mean by 'slick' ? thanks.

what do you mean by 'slick' ?

thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/Mobile%20Uploads/DSC_1553_zps89002023.jpg

And they're Metzeler Tourance Next now.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By pistole
LC rear is 170

LC rear is 170
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 63,421
Posted By pistole
go go go !!

go go go !!
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