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Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
Thumb :nod

:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
Quick update: Things are much smoother, near...

Quick update:
Things are much smoother, near the 900km. Next week gonna service it.
This is for sure my best ever bike, no doubts about it.
Shifting does require a diferent technique, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 285,907
Posted By MiguelVR
Basic question: is it possible to upload music...

Basic question: is it possible to upload music from the iTunes library into the sd card of the Navigator V?
If not can it be converted to MP3?
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes with the clutch. I've been practicing the...

Yes with the clutch.
I've been practicing the preload technic and it works great. Much smoother and direct. Also adjusted the clutch one notch in, and is better.
The bike is simply awesome. Every...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
One thing i want to bitch about: the turn...

One thing i want to bitch about: the turn signals.
My thumb is too small.:D
I want the old ones back!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
No, not bitching. Like the title says "first...

No, not bitching. Like the title says "first impression". This is a diferent bike and technology, that have, as you say, a learning curve. Ill get there. Just wanted to share this, and get some...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
OK Im embarrassed! :shog You are completely...

OK Im embarrassed! :shog
You are completely right. Its the Integral ABS working. Never had it and assumed that trail bikes didn't have it...
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes, that is a must, but please... let me regain...

Yes, that is a must, but please... let me regain my breath...



Despite having my doubts when I ordered it, I'm really happy now. Not so much bling, I guess. I wanted GSA black rims, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,967
Posted By MiguelVR
2015 GS first impression

Awesome bike!
Poor driver and especially lousy shifter!

After +/- 350 Km, and despite beeing very happy with the bike, I feel kind of disappointed with me. My previous ride was a 2011 F650 GS....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By MiguelVR
Talking Just a quick update. I will not regret. Picked...

Just a quick update.
I will not regret. Picked one wirth pro ride modes, and everything else...
Its a blast. This is a real bike.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 592,288
Posted By MiguelVR
Pick it up today. Im a very happy guy! ...

Pick it up today. Im a very happy guy!

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii77/miguelp5b/R1200%20GS/image2_zpsaf831798.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes i noticed that browsing throught your posts. ...

Yes i noticed that browsing throught your posts.
Tomorrow i'm going to get my new bike. It's 300km from home, so the ride back will give me a pretty good idea if i'll need to chance the windscreen....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By MiguelVR
2014 GSA windscreen on a GS

Has anybody did it?
I guess it must fit. Is it much better?
Pictures would be great.
I tried using search, but no results.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,969
Posted By MiguelVR
Ok, he is a good Chernobyl ruin rider, but on the...

Ok, he is a good Chernobyl ruin rider, but on the other hand, now he also glows at night.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,435
Posted By MiguelVR
Right. Thanks Jim

Right. Thanks Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,435
Posted By MiguelVR
How do you properly document a DIY job, s that...

How do you properly document a DIY job, s that BMW accepts it in case of using the warranty?
For the price of the bike, i take no risks the next 2 years.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,435
Posted By MiguelVR
Don't you have warranty issues if you don't do...

Don't you have warranty issues if you don't do the service in a dealer?
Here is obligatory to keep the warranty.
I've paid 150 for my F650.
I'm expecting to pay +/- the same for the GSW
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,957
Posted By MiguelVR
I really, realy, don't want to pay more for the...

I really, realy, don't want to pay more for the wheels. They are already an extra. I guess you are right: It's too much to ask to a German factory!
Probably Ill try to exchange with another guy....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,957
Posted By MiguelVR
I've ordered today a new R1200 GS Alpine white. I...

I've ordered today a new R1200 GS Alpine white. I like the black frame, etc, but havent seen one live, so I'm taking a risk.
I ordered it with spoke wheels, but in this scheme of colours, I asked...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By MiguelVR
Totally convinced. I've seen the light! Thanks...

Totally convinced. I've seen the light! Thanks guys.
All in, it is!


I'll go for the 3 packages + Alarm + Spoke wheels (ok, i know! Don't say it!): 20000 (25200USD, 28811AUD, 28223CAD) and they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By MiguelVR
Pro ride modes: will I regret not having?

Hi guys, I'm in the process of buying the 1200GSwc, to replace my F650 GS of the past 3 years.
Been today at the dealer and got prices.
The Touring and Comfort packages, are a must. I'm completely...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,054
Posted By MiguelVR
I've been using Lifeproof case with bike holder,...

I've been using Lifeproof case with bike holder, and am very happy. The case is solid. Will not try to swim with it, but it will hold any rain and dust. The holder is just perfect. Simple design, it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 232,227
Posted By MiguelVR
Hey guys, many thanks for the input. Probably...

Hey guys, many thanks for the input. Probably you're all right: I do grip tight the throttle, the grips are indeed hard.
Today I made an effort to have a more relaxed and less tense posture on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 232,227
Posted By MiguelVR
Question Hand numbness

Hi
So if this is the stupid questions thread, here is one: After 20 minutes of riding my F650 twin, especially at higher speeds, my right hand starts to get very numb, dormant, to the point of ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 47,744
Posted By MiguelVR
Brilliant! Your report is magnificent as well as...

Brilliant! Your report is magnificent as well as your climbing abilties.
Thanks for the link to your flickr account. Excellent pics, but without your writing they are incomplete.
Ride and climb...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,653,573
Posted By MiguelVR
Have some experience in forum talk. Classic cars...

Have some experience in forum talk. Classic cars related foruns were basic school for me. I can even quote...

Much better than the OEM, but that's not too hard. More stability is what I noticed....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,883
Views: 2,653,573
Posted By MiguelVR
Hi, First ever post here. Been searching forum...

Hi,
First ever post here. Been searching forum for long, but never posted. Guess the logic way to start is with a photo of my ride, and introduce myself. My name is Miguel and live in Lisbon,...
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