ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > GSpot > GS Boxers
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-12-2013, 11:24 PM   #5281
I GS 1
I 90S I
 
I GS 1's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: SI, New Zealand
Oddometer: 620


They seem to be going well enough in NZ. Herbie is having the ride of his life
I GS 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 11:40 PM   #5282
EJ_92606
Rider
 
EJ_92606's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2007
Oddometer: 1,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by I GS 1 View Post


They seem to be going well enough in NZ. Herbie is having the ride of his life
Hmm, he has a new helmet... nice pic!
EJ_92606 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 12:07 AM   #5283
Montauk
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Dec 2007
Location: Fruit County in Golden State, USA
Oddometer: 273
Quote:
Originally Posted by EJ_92606 View Post
You must mean the gray color? What is Rallye color? Red? So are these bikes for sale or perhaps they are for the BMW one world event?
I thought "Frog" had mentioned the World One event will start from Los Angeles.
Montauk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 12:24 AM   #5284
EJ_92606
Rider
 
EJ_92606's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2007
Oddometer: 1,779
Quote:
Originally Posted by Montauk View Post
I thought "Frog" had mentioned the World One event will start from Los Angeles.
Yes, now that you mention it I think that's true. Well, maybe the bikes are getting here sooner than we expected or perhaps they are for some other reason....journalists?
EJ_92606 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 12:52 AM   #5285
I GS 1
I 90S I
 
I GS 1's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: SI, New Zealand
Oddometer: 620


This looks more like Herbie. The other could have been Frank (from the factory) on the second bike
I GS 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 12:54 AM   #5286
Rauven
I like the cold...
 
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Tønsberg, Norway
Oddometer: 195
The royal data miner reporting with new info ;)

Soo. Touratech published a video with a trailer for Madagascar on new GS DVD:



Few minutes ago 1000PS posted the review from yesterday with english subtitles:

Rauven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 01:00 AM   #5287
I GS 1
I 90S I
 
I GS 1's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: SI, New Zealand
Oddometer: 620
Quote:
Originally Posted by Montauk View Post
I thought "Frog" had mentioned the World One event will start from Los Angeles.
Have a look at
http://www.bmw-motorrad.com/com/en/i...rs/newsNZ.html
There are some great pics and videos of the Laos (Asia) and the New Zealand (Oceania) legs. After that South Africa and then the States. It ends with the Europe leg back in Germany

I GS 1 screwed with this post 02-13-2013 at 01:34 AM
I GS 1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 01:36 AM   #5288
IB1
Studly Adventurer
 
IB1's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Brussels
Oddometer: 859
Quote:
Originally Posted by I GS 1 View Post


This looks more like Herbie. The other could have been Frank (from the factory) on the second bike
This one is more than 35% watercooled.
IB1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 01:54 AM   #5289
NLS
My bike needs washing...
 
NLS's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: GREECE!
Oddometer: 3,044
Quote:
Originally Posted by IB1 View Post
This one is more than 35% watercooled.
Yeap. They definitely cheat.

They do the same trick with the current oilheads and the older airheads.

Cheaters I tell ya.
__________________
NLS
My Blog
When the going gets tough, the tough get going...

NLS screwed with this post 02-13-2013 at 02:01 AM
NLS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 01:57 AM   #5290
NLS
My bike needs washing...
 
NLS's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: GREECE!
Oddometer: 3,044
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rauven View Post
The royal data miner reporting with new info ;)
You beat me to it. ;) (THIS TIME)

Anyway, since I am nut enough to DOWNLOAD all these in full 1080p (or higherst I find), my 12GS 13 data folder has grown huge already. Only the two videos above are 445MB.

Damn... I need to buy the thing, it might be cheaper in the long run.
__________________
NLS
My Blog
When the going gets tough, the tough get going...
NLS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 04:19 AM   #5291
Rauven
I like the cold...
 
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Tønsberg, Norway
Oddometer: 195
Just got the news from my dealer



My thunder gray is manufacterd in week 12 and delivered in week 14. Bit later than I hoped for but im still siced
Rauven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 04:49 AM   #5292
NLS
My bike needs washing...
 
NLS's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: GREECE!
Oddometer: 3,044
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rauven View Post
Just got the news from my dealer



My thunder gray is manufacterd in week 12 and delivered in week 14. Bit later than I hoped for but im still siced
Configuration?

Better delivery than mine.
Mine is manufactured week 22 of 2015 and taking delivery week 24.
(will probably have some updates too)
I am taking the fullest possible package with any extra... extras possible (except when Touratech or Wunderlich has a better version).

After two bought-new GSes, I now know how it affects resale to NOT order some possible factory extras. I still remember people that chose 1200GS without ABS because there was still a debate about its usefulness (and of course they were too cool to let the system do "their" job - side-note, ABS has saved my life at least once). I wonder how easily they sold theirs (if they did). I did almost the same mistake (to a lesser extend) by not taking the new-then ESA (because "that knob under the seat is good enough and lighter"). At least I got ASC.

Anyway... only 45 days for you man. I envy you.
__________________
NLS
My Blog
When the going gets tough, the tough get going...
NLS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 05:13 AM   #5293
GB
Mod Squad
 
GB's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2002
Location: Toronto, ON
Oddometer: 55,417
Anyone know if the LCD display is configured in different European languages for their target market or is it just in English?
__________________
ADV decals, patches & flag? Here
GB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 05:36 AM   #5294
NLS
My bike needs washing...
 
NLS's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2004
Location: GREECE!
Oddometer: 3,044
Quote:
Originally Posted by GB View Post
Anyone know if the LCD display is configured in different European languages for their target market or is it just in English?
I don't know, but I can contribute the following.
If you see photos, you will see that it is not a full "pixel panel" screen (like a computer monitor or like -I think- 1600GT), but has what I believe is called segment LCD, that can form only specific characters, something like old LCD wrist watches (or the current GS).
I am 100% sure that they don't have different character sets implemented, depending on where they plan to sell.
I am 100% sure that like current GS, it is possible to configure (through software) minor things like if clock will be 12-hour or 24-hour, if trip counters are in miles or kilometers, temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit and such.
__________________
NLS
My Blog
When the going gets tough, the tough get going...
NLS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 05:49 AM   #5295
IB1
Studly Adventurer
 
IB1's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: Brussels
Oddometer: 859
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rauven View Post
Just got the news from my dealer

My thunder gray is manufacterd in week 12 and delivered in week 14. Bit later than I hoped for but im still siced
Still have to wait till week 11 to get my hands on mine...
IB1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 07:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014