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Old 10-03-2012, 09:38 AM   #2626
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RL Lemke, Thankyou for the pics.
Now I am dehydrated from all the drooling.
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:46 AM   #2627
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It's going to be a challenge to create an ADV version with a much larger fuel tank, (an extra 13 liters) now that the airbox is up high... hmm... .. In a year or two, we'll probably find out how they do it.
Proper airbox placement ftw. It would be much more difficult for me to submarine this one.
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:50 AM   #2628
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:58 AM   #2629
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:00 AM   #2630
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I quite like it. It's grown on me. The new airbox / tank layout looks sweet. I should imagine it'll handle superbly.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:08 AM   #2631
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:09 AM   #2632
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Here are some of the remaining engine photos I downloaded. Sorry if there is a duplicate or two.





















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Old 10-03-2012, 10:11 AM   #2633
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Hope BMW doesn't mind my posting so many of their photos.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:14 AM   #2634
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:36 AM   #2635
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:40 AM   #2636
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Hope BMW doesn't mind my posting so many of their photos.
Last three images from me
I suspect you were asked for...
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:47 AM   #2637
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It's going to be a challenge to create an ADV version with a much larger fuel tank, (an extra 13 liters) now that the airbox is up high... hmm... .. In a year or two, we'll probably find out how they do it.
Here's how they'll do it GB:



Make it fatter, just like the current Adv version.

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Old 10-03-2012, 10:49 AM   #2638
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I am at the show and have been posting inktearviews and comments from various people involved in the project since yesterday on the BMW MOA website. I asked about the ethanol fuel issue. I also asked why the shield adjustment knob was on the right side which would require usin,g the throttle hand to adjust it while on the fly. The answer was that in Germany the regs are such that the bike must be stopped to adjust the shield. Now we all know that in practice we will all adjust it while riding with the left hand reaching across. A bit awkward, but perhaps there will be a mod that TT or the like will come up with. In addition, they said that it really is not an issue with the electronic cruise control which they think will be ordered by almost all buyers.

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Old 10-03-2012, 10:51 AM   #2639
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Looking at all the mechanical photos and the test pictures, I'm quite convinced this bike will be so good it will again redefine the big adventure bike segment.

BMW did the same with the K1600GT(S).
The bike is so good it absolutely blows away everyone who rides one.
I have the feeling this new GS is going to do the same.

And I really don't give a rats ass how the bike looks, but my opinion is that it looks much better than the current gen GS.
As good as the current GS is, it also had some many little "band aids" all over the bike that the end result started to get quite cluttered.

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Old 10-03-2012, 10:59 AM   #2640
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GB,Mr Moderator,you owe me a apology !
At least you did not ban me this time for pointing out the main advantage of the new watercooled boxer not having to split the bike anymore in case of a leaky rear main seal or after frying the clutch...
I always new the clutch was sitting behind the bulky front cover and not behind the engine like the "pros" from the magazines speculated because it would have negated the main advantage of the new engine design.
Maybe you can let me post in "Road Warriors" again...
Like I said the new GS doesn't excite me in form of creating the must have feeling because I expected around 135 hp and think the design of gauges and tank-covers could have been more classy.
Plastic look like that could have come out of japan,too.
I hope the new BMW design boss will make a classier redo in 3 years come the first upgrade like they got rid of the cheap looking tank covers for the better looking ones on the 2008 R1200GS.
But I like the clutch,E-gas and the fact that the timing-chain doesn't put as much strain on the tensioner guides by making not as a tight turn because intake/exhaust are on top and bottom,now...
Like I said with 135hp,underseat exhaust for 2 big cases,less plasticy look I would get in line for a new one in spring.
Now I will wear out my 2012 TB-GS-ADV first...
(But look forward to see and testride the 2014 R1200GS-ADV)
Long live the King...
Even if the MS will still beat the GS in a straight line but for that BMW has the S1000RR that will make the MS look dog-slow...
What I really look forward too are the next variants of the the boxer generation !
Hopefully a R1200RS will be part of the new line-up...
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