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Old 02-21-2014, 07:00 AM   #11296
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Time for the stupid question of the day...

Manual says that during initial check, the gauges turn to max and back. I consider it cool from the days I saw it on a friend's V-Strom 1000 (possibly 10 years ago).
I think that owners haven't verified that and in my test ride (where the dealer powered it up) I forgot to check.
So... does it do that?
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Old 02-21-2014, 07:15 AM   #11297
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Manual says that during initial check, the gauges turn to max and back. I consider it cool from the days I saw it on a friend's V-Strom 1000 (possibly 10 years ago).
I think that owners haven't verified that and in my test ride (where the dealer powered it up) I forgot to check.
So... does it do that?
Not on my 2013.
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Old 02-21-2014, 08:29 AM   #11298
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Well... I think he is riding the thing a tad outside its specified specs.
Esp. the second photo... the panniers held? I find it hard to believe.
Maybe you can post up those specs...
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Old 02-21-2014, 12:56 PM   #11299
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I totally get that few will subject their beast to such aerial adventures. But it's cool if they do!
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Old 02-21-2014, 08:25 PM   #11300
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Can anyone tell me if my new 14' GSW will have self cancel turn signals?
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:32 AM   #11301
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Old 02-22-2014, 05:15 AM   #11302
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Not on my 2013.
Not on my 2014 either. But my KTM 690R does it!

There are several mistakes in the owner's manual. Another is the lever that controls the aim for the headlights, works backwards from what it reads.

snakepilot screwed with this post 02-22-2014 at 05:20 AM
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Old 02-22-2014, 06:54 AM   #11303
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Can anyone tell me if my new 14' GSW will have self cancel turn signals?

this is a serious ?
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Old 02-22-2014, 07:12 AM   #11304
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Old 02-22-2014, 10:58 AM   #11305
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Not on my 2014 either. But my KTM 690R does it!

There are several mistakes in the owner's manual. Another is the lever that controls the aim for the headlights, works backwards from what it reads.
Thanks.

I wonder. Is there any BMW that does that?
Because there MUST be a BMW that does that, else where did the bad copy/paste came from?
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:12 PM   #11306
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Thanks.

I wonder. Is there any BMW that does that?
Because there MUST be a BMW that does that, else where did the bad copy/paste came from?
The G650GS and the Sertao definitely do that. :-) Maybe they were planning the same for the LC but then decided not to bother?
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:16 PM   #11307
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The G650GS and the Sertao definitely do that. :-) Maybe they were planning the same for the LC but then decided not to bother?
Thanks didn't know that. I used to have a Dakar (the direct ancestor of G650GS and Sertao) and didn't expect they updated the electronics that much.
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:41 PM   #11308
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Manual says that during initial check, the gauges turn to max and back. I consider it cool from the days I saw it on a friend's V-Strom 1000 (possibly 10 years ago).

I think that owners haven't verified that and in my test ride (where the dealer powered it up) I forgot to check.

So... does it do that?

Mine does.
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:54 PM   #11309
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Thanks.

I wonder. Is there any BMW that does that?
Because there MUST be a BMW that does that, else where did the bad copy/paste came from?
F650/700/800GS and K1600GT/GTL the speedo and tach needles sweep across the range when the key is powered on.
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