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Old 09-17-2013, 09:35 AM   #10786
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1.25 inches although it is probably expressed better in millimeters.
It is a tapered bar. The center is 28mm and the ends are roughly 22mm or 7/8.

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Old 09-17-2013, 09:37 AM   #10787
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It is a tapered bar. The center is 28mm and the ends are roughly 22mm or 7/8.
Are you sure about the 28mm? 28mm is 1 1/8 inch. And the new bars are 1 1/4 inches as far as I know.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:50 AM   #10788
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Are you sure about the 28mm? 28mm is 1 1/8 inch. And the new bars are 1 1/4 inches as far as I know.
Nope. You're right. I just pulled out the calipers and measured the bars. they are 32mm or 1.25" in the center.

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Old 09-17-2013, 09:51 AM   #10789
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Nope. You're right. I just pulled out the calipers and measured the bars. they are 32mm or 1.25" in the center.
Thanks for checking - mine is still on the boat or I would have gone to the garage to check it out ...
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:58 AM   #10790
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Thanks for checking - mine is still on the boat or I would have gone to the garage to check it out ...
1 1/4" on mine; I had to return Rox risers that were the wrong size - even though I eye-balled the bars and risers and told the parts fellow that they didn't look to be the right size. So, many are unfamiliar with the new GSW specs - even those who sell bike specific parts.
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:06 AM   #10791
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1 1/4" on mine; I had to return Rox risers that were the wrong size - even though I eye-balled the bars and risers and told the parts fellow that they didn't look to be the right size. So, many are unfamiliar with the new GSW specs - even those who sell bike specific parts.
Let's put it that way - for people not used to metric it's often not easy to quickly double check whether the 1 1/14" are 28 or 32mm. It's just a completely brain dead system, no, not the metric - that one actually works.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:41 AM   #10792
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And the white spring/s... Do u know the build date?
I just know it is somewhere during early August.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:52 AM   #10793
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I just know it is somewhere during early August.
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
Use your last 7 VIN digits (also on registration papers?)...
See if you got the one you ordered.
(for example I didn't back in 2007... I never knew before checking here... They swapped parts in the reseller as it seems - which I don't care since they were surface parts like seat, covers etc.)
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:17 AM   #10794
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:49 AM   #10795
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What a surprise.
Also the unlimited sport category... big surprise.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:40 AM   #10796
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Old 09-19-2013, 07:36 AM   #10797
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The reflection of the tiles (too clean!) gives an interesting paint job idea.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:15 AM   #10798
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Piia bracket over Touratech crash bars




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Same mount in the same location works well for me.
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Old 09-21-2013, 07:39 AM   #10799
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Thanks I found them actually on the ztechnik website exactly the same as the PIAA ones but cheaper. http://www.mototoys.com.au/component....html?Itemid=0
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:51 AM   #10800
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Trip A Function

If you have Trip A enabled, you might be interested in what I have figured out. You probably know that Trip A measures total mileage for the day.

I find this an interesting number to know, so I like having Trip A enabled.

So, here's what I just noticed: Trip A will retain the last day's total when you turn on the ignition the next day, allowing you to see how far you rode. However, as soon as you start the engine for the first time on that new day, it will reset to 0.
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