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Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,307
Posted By MaxReving
Here yet another video showing the acceleration...

Here yet another video showing the acceleration performance of the R1200GS LC.

Max :-)

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/oAiO7MoyAmY?rel=0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,994
Posted By MaxReving
Here is an idea :evil Max :-) <iframe...

Here is an idea :evil

Max :-)

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YFtHjV4c4uw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By MaxReving
A complete set of new original BMW R1200GS LC...

A complete set of new original BMW R1200GS LC spoke wheels with two break discs on the front and ABS ring plus tires and RDC sensors will be almost €3000 or close to 4000 USD plus taxes.

A used...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,307
Posted By MaxReving
Interesting mathematical approach to this. A...

Interesting mathematical approach to this. A vehicle's acceleration performance is a direct funtion of torque and laying of gear in the gearbox (gear ratio). Each motorcycle has a set of theoretical...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By MaxReving
When I ordered a new 2015 GS a month ago I got a...

When I ordered a new 2015 GS a month ago I got a production slot in late January 2015 (week 4) and my dealer here in Europe told me that BMW as of October 1st 2014 already had 69.000 motorbikes on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,307
Posted By MaxReving
Here are some numbers from the German magazine...

Here are some numbers from the German magazine Motorrad.

2013 R1200GS is faster than the K1600GT from 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) AND from 100-140 km/h (62-87 mph). Fastest times are marked in green....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By MaxReving
Talked to my BMW dealer yesterday and he told me...

Talked to my BMW dealer yesterday and he told me that if you order an new 1200GS with factory fitted knobbies then it will be Metzeler Karro 3 otherwise they will fit as standard Michelin Anakee 3....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By MaxReving
This is old news. Max :-)

This is old news.

Max :-)
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
The R1200GS LC has more power than the S1000XR...

The R1200GS LC has more power than the S1000XR all the way up to approx. 7.400 rpm. Nothing beats engine capacity except for maybe a turbo. However, if you like the screaming of the S1000XR engine at...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
Here a video with an S1000R acceleration test....

Here a video with an S1000R acceleration test. Might have to take the vario boxes of my GS to be able to hang on here :evil

Max :-)

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,203
Posted By MaxReving
It is certainly worth the wait and you will...

It is certainly worth the wait and you will definitely be happy with your new GS. It is a great and versatile bike that will be able to bring you a lot of adventures. Congratulations on your new GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By MaxReving
Smart little toolkit from Wunderlich. Add a few...

Smart little toolkit from Wunderlich. Add a few extras and you can do the most basic repairs.

Max :-)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By MaxReving
Two photos from BMW Motorrads marketing material....

Two photos from BMW Motorrads marketing material.

Max :-)

Chrome exhaust

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/P90104340_highRes_zps63ff0a76.jpg

Stainless steel exhaust
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
If the new S1000XR with Gear Shift Assist Pro...

If the new S1000XR with Gear Shift Assist Pro sound anything like this S1000RR then they (BMW Motorrad) are for sure targeting a new sport touring market. Awesome :evil

Some say that BMW bikes are...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By MaxReving
The cheapest option is a few sets of these can be...

The cheapest option is a few sets of these can be purchased for $ 10 per set

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/bmw_Valve_Stem_zpsb1c2ff6c.jpg

With BMW logo that makes your bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By MaxReving
I also had the adjustable footpegs on my 2013...

I also had the adjustable footpegs on my 2013 R1200GS LC (not low chassis) and I found an other issue that came from the adjustable footpegs in the lowest position. I tried to adjust the gear arm to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By MaxReving
Is BMW Motorrad breaking up with Metzeler ?

When visiting the BMW Motorrad dealer in Munich (Germany) I noticed that all the new 2015 R1200GS LC and R1200GSA LC were original equipped with either Michelin Anakee 3 or Conti TrailAttack 2. Not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 564
Posted By MaxReving
New 2015 BMW Motorrad Enduro Helmet

This may be old news. BMW Motorrad is introducing a new endure helmet for 2015. Available in spring 2015. A bit late for Christmas. Well, I should be happy with another pair of homemade socks for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
Interview with the product manager for the four...

Interview with the product manager for the four cylinder engine bikes at BMW Motorrad. English .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JInmKNwuj0

Max :-)
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
Even though this new S1000XR looks fantastic then...

Even though this new S1000XR looks fantastic then I am not going to trade in a GS to get it. One bike with chain was enough for me (F800GS). Never again. Maybe.

BMW Motorrad are fishing for new...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By MaxReving
Most likely it is a no. See pictures from the...

Most likely it is a no. See pictures from the parts catalog below.

GS LC

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/Skaeligrmbillede2014-11-04kl114211_zpsa3068252.png

GSA LC
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 23,846
Posted By MaxReving
Nice :evil ...

Nice :evil

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/bmw_s1000xr_001_zps407cb7e6.jpg

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/bmw_s1000xr_002_zps00f53251.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By MaxReving
Securing footpeg pins on 2015 R1200GS LC

The footpeg pins on the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure has always been secured by very small and simple circlips (type "E") and I have one time lost one of those circlips just to realize that the pin...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
It may not be all "improvements" that I will...

It may not be all "improvements" that I will like. Below you can see photos of the 2014 and the 2015 R1200GS models. Other people may have noticed this. The Heel Guard was on the 2013 and the 2014...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
It is true that there are only two major changes...

It is true that there are only two major changes from the 2013 to 2015 model, namely the addition of the steering damper and the heavier flywheel/crankshaft. I had the opportunity to talk with some...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
Retired businessman :evil Max :-)

Retired businessman :evil

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
I sold it partly to get the Gear Shift Assist...

I sold it partly to get the Gear Shift Assist Pro. My early 2013 model could not be fitted with the GSAP. Secondly, they gave me a great deal that I could not turn down :evil

The valves has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
Next bike is a 2015 R1200GS LC. Alpine white with...

Next bike is a 2015 R1200GS LC. Alpine white with all the trimmings including Keyless and Gear Shift Assist Pro.

The 2015 model now only comes in Alpine White with black engine but they are making...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
I didn't write "unsealed" backroads. Maybe my...

I didn't write "unsealed" backroads. Maybe my English is not that good but I did mean to say "small sealed backroads". Yes, it has taken many days and many, many hours to do all these...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,004
Posted By MaxReving
Sold my 2013 R1200GS LC time to move on

Back in March 2013 I picked up a brand new R1200GS LC with all the trimmings and it is now time to move on. I have sold it after almost 65.000 km in twenty months. I thought I would share my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 94,388
Posted By MaxReving
According to the people from BMW Motorrad that...

According to the people from BMW Motorrad that did the introduction event of the new BMW R1200GS LC in Morocco in March then Metzeler has RECALLED all Karoo 3 tires. The reason is that the tire has a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Yet one more 1200GS LC video. No review but at...

Yet one more 1200GS LC video. No review but at the end of the video you can see the digital readout of the speed in the digital part of the instrument. Nice engine sound at the end.

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
One World Tour - Day 3 <object width="640"...

One World Tour - Day 3

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Breaking it in - rental style. Say what: "Don't...

Breaking it in - rental style. Say what: "Don't be gentle it's a rental !!"

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Its all marketing. Different rider profiles and...

Its all marketing. Different rider profiles and different places. One bike for all riders and all adventures. I am however not impressed with the technical skills of the people that have made the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
One more One World vid. <object width="640"...

One more One World vid.

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Thanks. It is not my bike but the...

Thanks.



It is not my bike but the antenna might be for a two-way communication system. Helmet to helmet. Doesn't look like an antenna for the GPS and the last time a saw an antenna like this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Ah, sorry. I just wanted to make a full photo...

Ah, sorry. I just wanted to make a full photo available so that others could compare.

Max :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
One more photo (front page of mag from...

One more photo (front page of mag from www.mototribu.com ) without masking film.

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/Skaeligrmbillede2013-04-05kl022707_zps3217213b.png

I know...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,125,023
Posted By MaxReving
Here you can all compare a full photo of the...

Here you can all compare a full photo of the prototype and production model.

http://i1299.photobucket.com/albums/ag71/MaxReving/Skaeligrmbillede2013-04-05kl022147_zps7b3bf85a.png

Max :-)
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