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Old 03-26-2013, 09:19 AM   #7426
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I think so, OK, I've forgotten about Honda!
Do you mean Subaru and Porsche?
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Old 03-26-2013, 09:37 AM   #7427
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Do you mean Subaru and Porsche?
None of the three is Chinese.
(Porsche is not even Asian...)
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:07 AM   #7428
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:08 AM   #7429
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:14 AM   #7430
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Thanks man.
When you find the time, add the pre-facelift version too, that many of us have.
Here you go again. As per request.







Source: BMW Motorrad (Press Kit and web)

I still think that the 2005/06 GS looks great and they run great.

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Old 03-26-2013, 10:16 AM   #7431
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Here you go again. As per request.







Source: BMW Motorrad (Press Kit and web)

I still think that the 2005/06 GS looks great and they run great.

Max :-)
Nice! I agree Max, I have a 2005 GS that looks and runs great. I'll def miss her, as we had many good journeys together. Ready for my new German miss Maybe I'll nickname her Heidi, since Heidi Klum is recently single.
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:20 AM   #7432
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Something I noticed is the foot pegs are still super slim on this bike, was hoping they'd be bigger. Does anyone know why BMW opted to do this? It's quite annoying as they are mega annoying on your foot arches when standing up. Is this just so the aftermarket can make a few extra bucks? Would this apply to the sidestand as well (it being laughably small, almost no surface area when you park in gravel, sand, etc)
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:24 AM   #7433
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Something I noticed is the foot pegs are still super slim on this bike, was hoping they'd be bigger. Does anyone know why BMW opted to do this? It's quite annoying as they are mega annoying on your foot arches when standing up. Is this just so the aftermarket can make a few extra bucks? )
They have to have enough things to differentiate it from the GSA when it comes out.. and wider footpegs will be one of them..
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:40 AM   #7434
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Exactly...lots of people in denial here or just don't have the facts.
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Old 03-26-2013, 10:52 AM   #7435
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Nice! I agree Max, I have a 2005 GS that looks and runs great. I'll def miss her, as we had many good journeys together. Ready for my new German miss Maybe I'll nickname her Heidi, since Heidi Klum is recently single.
Heidi Klum is hot but she is also very tired. She has been running around in my dreams all night

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Something I noticed is the foot pegs are still super slim on this bike, was hoping they'd be bigger. Does anyone know why BMW opted to do this? It's quite annoying as they are mega annoying on your foot arches when standing up. Is this just so the aftermarket can make a few extra bucks? Would this apply to the sidestand as well (it being laughably small, almost no surface area when you park in gravel, sand, etc)
You are not allowed to stand up on the pegs

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Old 03-26-2013, 10:58 AM   #7436
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None of the three is Chinese.
(Porsche is not even Asian...)
Obviously, I didn't think the Chinese part was what was being discussed, my mistake.
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Old 03-26-2013, 11:07 AM   #7437
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I can only comment on my own findings and I have never had problems with oil consumption and the people that I ride together with have also not have had issues like oil consumption close to one liter per 1000 km. This doesn't mean that other people doesn't have issues. BMW Motorrad has made a lot of GS over the time and you will always be able to find horror stories. This is true for almost all products.

Again I have never had an oil consumption issue. I have looked through my bike logs and last year I did 51.000 km and used 1,5 liter oil for topping up.

I may be lucky but I don't think it is pure luck.

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Old 03-26-2013, 11:11 AM   #7438
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Here you go again. As per request.

I still think that the 2005/06 GS looks great and they run great.

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Thanks.
Front is missing.
Now all three versions?
(ok kidding... or am I?)
Hahaha. I might do that in the weekend (except if you beat me to it).

I think the scaling is (tiny) off btw...
Proper scaling is done by relating the real wheelbase number difference to pixel difference.
For front and top pictures, the same relation but using handlebar width.
This will need some time to be done properly.

Thanks for the comment, I think my black 07 looks nice.

(I like the new one better though - contrary to the widely spread in the forum, "consumer-self-defense")
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Old 03-26-2013, 11:14 AM   #7439
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Exactly...lots of people in denial here or just don't have the facts.
So that I upped oil three times (that I even know why I burned some oil in all three cases) in 6 years on my own bike is "denial"?

Erm... ok.
Whatever you say.

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Old 03-26-2013, 11:26 AM   #7440
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For those who were asking earlier about the DRL and headlight being on simultaneously, I've just read the section of the manual and there are so many combinations and options it's hard to get a definitive answer.
But anyway on my bike at least with my settings I can get both, I can't guarantee what will happen with other bikes in other markets it's anyones guess.

Behold, let there be light..............

Having had my bike for a few days now, I have noticed the following -

The DRL is very bright when it is the only active light.
When the dipped beam is on the DRL is also on BUT at reduced brightness.
I think the lower brightness DRL takes the place of what used to be the sidelight/parking light which you can see when you turn the key but don't start the engine.

Have a play and see if your observations are the same?
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