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Old 03-06-2013, 01:09 PM   #5956
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But if you viewed it, isn't it still in a cache on your computer? Other than clicking on the link in my history which brings up the new page, I don't know how, but I think there is a way.
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MOTORRAD: Hat der Unfall unseres Kollegen Kevin Ash bei der Fahrpräsentation der neuen GS in Südafrika damit etwas zu tun?

BMW: Nein. Am Unfall-Motorrad wurde kein technischer Defekt festgestellt.
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MOTORRAD: Did the accident of our colleague Kevin Ash during the presentation in South Africa have something to do with this (the fork recall)?

BMW: No. No technical defect could be found on the bike that had the accident.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:17 PM   #5957
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I love all the conspiracy theories. The link seems to work just fine for me. Here's the Google-translated version.

BTW - I'm not willing to be a "testes" of any sort, thankyouverymuch.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:18 PM   #5958
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We are all beta testers on any new products not only new motorcycles

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Testers, yes. "Testes", no thanks.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:20 PM   #5959
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The article was changed slightly:




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MOTORRAD: Did the accident of our colleague Kevin Ash during the presentation in South Africa have something to do with this (the fork recall)?

BMW: No. No technical defect could be found on the bike that had the accident.

Actually the article changed a lot. But reading about the fork issue a bit more in other forums - the new version seems much more appropriate. Some people at "MOTORAD" worked overtime today ....


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Old 03-06-2013, 01:28 PM   #5960
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Testers, yes. "Testes", no thanks.
Got it

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:39 PM   #5961
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For goodness sake, how many times does the same report get dragged up in this thread.

That was on the press bikes, and the first batch of bikes shipped from Germany. BMW sent a load of engineers to the uk to perform the fix last week. 20 minutes per bike, and they've all been sorted. Any bikes received into the uk after the first batch had the fix at the factory

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:40 PM   #5962
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I tried to search the interwebz for riders manual for the new machine today but without success. Would be nice to get occupied with something while waiting and study it beforehand so I don't waste riding time after getting the bike :)
Maybe someone has access to it?
Anyone found the PDF regarding the new beast? Link, please.

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:41 PM   #5963
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Well, when someone wants to put a dark shade there is no stopping... check these three articles on the three recalls (and my comments on each below).

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/20...sue-54935.html

(free of charge? no accidents involved? future customers advised?)

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/ne...0gs-55505.html

(could crash? no word actually caused a crash?)

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/no...ery-55983.html

(photo now with a huge question mark... hahaha... dead serious? interesting choice of words... then a mention about some people that demoed the machine, who found the front problematic... - who? any report? NOT the couple of journalists that mentioned that?)

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:43 PM   #5964
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Anyone found the PDF regarding the new beast? Link, please.

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I doubt it can be found yet.
Same for technical manual (reprom 2013)...
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For goodness sake, how many times does the same report get dragged up in this thread.

That was on the press bikes, and the first batch of bikes shipped from Germany. BMW sent a load of engineers to the uk to perform the fix last week. 20 minutes per bike, and they've all been sorted. Any bikes received into the uk after the first batch had the fix at the factory

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Did they also do the update to the paralever strut in the UK?

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:44 PM   #5966
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MOTORRAD: Did the accident of our colleague Kevin Ash during the presentation in South Africa have something to do with this (the fork recall)?

BMW: No. No technical defect could be found on the bike that had the accident.
Yeah right.
Like if the super electronic ESA decided on the spot to let dampening go, the South African police would know.
Remember the servo brakes?
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:58 PM   #5967
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Yeah right.
Like if the super electronic ESA decided on the spot to let dampening go, the South African police would know.
Remember the servo brakes?
What. Is the new GS thread an attraction to GS haters now?

To go back to the topic, here are three videos from a Greek guy at the Morocco presentation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=H_wu8nybN5U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=RfuyCl9nLig

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=N1ypT0kx1oo
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:13 PM   #5968
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What. Is the new GS thread an attraction to GS haters now?
LOL
Have you actually met people who hate bikes? Their IQ would surely be one digit in binary.

Besides there is a ride report by motorcycle.dom (if I remember right) where the bike went to an abrupt wobble for no apparent reason. Are you that sure then that this did not happen to the late Kevin too? I'm not sure that it did either, but its a basic function of a healthy brain to make a connection. What I said above is that S.A police would never know if it did.

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Old 03-06-2013, 02:14 PM   #5969
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LOL
Have you actually met people who hate bikes?
More than I wanted.
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:34 PM   #5970
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What about the servo brakes?

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Yeah right.
Like if the super electronic ESA decided on the spot to let dampening go, the South African police would know.
Remember the servo brakes?
Yes, what about them?
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