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Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I had a bad off and went over the front of my BMW...

I had a bad off and went over the front of my BMW 450 a couple of months ago. My hand got stuck between the hand grip and what I thought was best a steel bars to protect my hands but instead my hand...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,633
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Heated seat, heated gips and heated vest it's...

Heated seat, heated gips and heated vest it's great to be able ride in light cloths and enjoy the comfort any time.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-01-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I've had 7 BMW's and agree BMW should be more...

I've had 7 BMW's and agree BMW should be more integrated within the bike it self.
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
You can ride gravel roads but not off road type...

You can ride gravel roads but not off road type riding and most of the gravel road stones have usually been swept gone by passing cars. We are finding a lot of gravel roads have been sealed so GS is...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
It's not Car Play its an App for the iPhone or...

It's not Car Play its an App for the iPhone or iPad and the car talks to the App by locating the car and being able to walk to the car, milage, fuel left, servicing next and when due. Sim cards are...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
BMW cars has iPhone apps which do this and many...

BMW cars has iPhone apps which do this and many other things so maybe it might be on it's way this year.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
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I would like to agree with getting back on and trail riding but this time I was out to it a lot longer than last time and they say the more outs you have the longer they are. It may go back to the...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-31-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
If their was an iPhone app would it not be able...

If their was an iPhone app would it not be able to do the same thing
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Cheers Feeling better broke my right small...

Cheers

Feeling better broke my right small two fingers at the top as well and have a plate in one and the other is natural heal so have another 4 weeks in a splint. I got my hand stuck between the...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-30-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 200,419
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Really liking the look of this bike and will be...

Really liking the look of this bike and will be coming off my BMW 450 for this new bike
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Well looks like I have to sell my 5 year old 450...

Well looks like I have to sell my 5 year old 450 as I've knocked myself out and had two rescue helicopter rides from coming off on trail rides. Doc says I need to look after my brain better so I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,854
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I always disconnect the side stand switch it...

I always disconnect the side stand switch it drives me crazy with all these safety needs.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,787
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I know what the wife would say buy the RT as it...

I know what the wife would say buy the RT as it has heated seats:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,787
Posted By kiwiAdventure
The small trail bikes are only faster on the...

The small trail bikes are only faster on the tight stuff when it opens up the GS is in it's element. The only thing you have to watch is the rocks you through out when you pass the trail bikes. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Try the adventure seating as I remember my 1200...

Try the adventure seating as I remember my 1200 ADV being higher and I enjoyed the extra height. I'm only 5.8 with a 29" inner leg.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,688
Posted By kiwiAdventure
What I would like is Carbon Fiber Cylinder Head...

What I would like is Carbon Fiber Cylinder Head Valve Cover Set. I had a set on my 1200 HP2 my 1200 Adventure. They worked great on my HP2 as I dropped the bike often on the trails and could also...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I have if you read my post.:clap

I have if you read my post.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Company tax 28 personal tax 10.5-33 over 70K and...

Company tax 28 personal tax 10.5-33 over 70K and 15% sales tax. Their are no other tax's.

Looking forward to test riding a 2015 GS and trying out keyless start. I wish their was an option for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Their are areas in the States who have free...

Their are areas in the States who have free community medical centres and they are not just for the poor. Billings Montana is one town as we used their centre one time.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,688
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Take it off and leave it off it's a crazy item...

Take it off and leave it off it's a crazy item BMW install. I've aways removed mine as it's a pain in the mud and makes no difference on gravel roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,155
Posted By kiwiAdventure
How's the knee position as I don't like them too...

How's the knee position as I don't like them too bent. I'm planning on a new 2015 GS or GSA. I have owned 2 GSA's before.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
New Zealand has free medical care even visitors...

New Zealand has free medical care even visitors to our country have free care for injury. Their's the difference we look after all our people not throw them out with the dish water because they have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
How about people take responsibility and not...

How about people take responsibility and not looking to sue. Americans need to be rapped up in cotton wool.

Look at all the alarms you need in a car now before you can sell it in the states.
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Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
One of my rides from last December. Sorry no...

One of my rides from last December. Sorry no sound.

New riding season starts october.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CnNzGrH27s
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,461
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Why ask this question at all. It's not like any...

Why ask this question at all. It's not like any of us work in BMW's factory. Humans build these bikes so at any stage a mistake can be made and this is what a warranty is for. The second build run...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I've had my 450 over 4 years and it has never let...

I've had my 450 over 4 years and it has never let me down I properly will never sell it. Those I ride with have replaced their bikes twice if not three times and those with a BMW 450's still own...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I wouldn't sell my 450 it has preformed so well...

I wouldn't sell my 450 it has preformed so well with little maintenance :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-15-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 221,529
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Who needs a person like you on this forum.:ddog

Who needs a person like you on this forum.:ddog
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,945
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Yes it did, but it was more a buzzing which came...

Yes it did, but it was more a buzzing which came through the handle bars. My 450 and 650 are perfect as well all my other BMW bikes I have owned which are a few.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,945
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I rode a 2012 800gs and the vibes through my...

I rode a 2012 800gs and the vibes through my hands were awful at 60mph. It turned me off buying an 800.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 689,513
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I've had a few gs bikes and enjoyed the look of...

I've had a few gs bikes and enjoyed the look of the bikes, but the new GS to me looks like a tank side on with too much plastic.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
The front does not look right it looks heavy....

The front does not look right it looks heavy. What I really want is another HP2 but that will never happen now BMW have decided to became "Urban" in their bike designs.
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,481,009
Posted By kiwiAdventure
If you have a friend who is a lawyer get them to...

If you have a friend who is a lawyer get them to send the dealer a letter.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Harley riders ride so slow they need a prod in...

Harley riders ride so slow they need a prod in the back to get them moving along. They sit so low to the ground they must be almost asleep.:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Just riding around 100kph mostly get the buzz on...

Just riding around 100kph mostly get the buzz on the motorway through the bars and foot rests. Reading more about the new 2013 1200gs I think this looks to be the bike. I have another year to save...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
The 800 is not very well balanced on the main...

The 800 is not very well balanced on the main stand usually you get almost a 50% balance between rear and front of the bike.

I'm now looking forward to test riding the new 1200gs when it arrives...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I've just arrived home from an all day ride on a...

I've just arrived home from an all day ride on a demo 2012 800gs. I enjoyed the bike on gravel but did not enjoy the buzzing / tingling to my hands and body took once I got on the freeway. An hour...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By kiwiAdventure
2012 800gs test ride

I've just arrived home from an all day ride on a demo 2012 800gs. I enjoyed the bike on gravel but did not enjoy the buzzing / tingling to my hands and body took once I got on the freeway. An hour...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-20-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,819
Posted By kiwiAdventure
I've just arrived home from an all day ride on a...

I've just arrived home from an all day ride on a demo 2012 800gs. I enjoyed the bike on gravel but did not enjoy the buzzing my hands and body took once I got on the freeway. An hour after getting...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11,475
Views: 2,333,871
Posted By kiwiAdventure
Sweet looking bike. I do regret selling my HP2...

Sweet looking bike. I do regret selling my HP2 I'm just hoping their will be another in time.
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