How many miles are on your R1200GS? Results tabulated! by YEAR

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by LaurelPerryOnLand, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. jdub

    jdub Dawg bytes reel gud

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    I'd say that's true. 88k miles on my '07 and I know of several '07s over 100k miles but not sure if those owners have weighed in on the survey.
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  2. mwd8722

    mwd8722 n00b

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    1,907 miles on my 2012 R1200GSA....just had it 2 months so far and getting ready for SS1000 and BB1500 attempt on new years day.
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  3. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    The survey has now been edited to include an input for 2012's!:clap:clap:clap

    Let have some more 2012's!

    I just input mwd8722's 2012 numbers
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  4. bykemike

    bykemike "ready to navigate"

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    This result should be restated as "average rider rides his GS 5663 miles per year".

    My GS mileage is right in line with that figure but I own two BMW's and my R1100S gets ridden more often,just not as far as the GS usually.

    I'm sure there are many of us with three or more bikes..and they all have to be taken out once in a while. :lol3


    Mike
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  5. rdwalker

    rdwalker Long timer

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    Because the poll is skewed: no accounting for high-mileage bikes.
    The maximum shown in chioces is 50k miles.

    How do I fill in the mileage for my 2006 GS? It's a bit over 61,000 mi...
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  6. jdub

    jdub Dawg bytes reel gud

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    I think you need to scroll your screen to the right when you're looking at the survey. There are areas for more than 50k miles.
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  7. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    While the survey was limited to 60,000 and Over...I have made an adjustment as to how many miles are used in calculating the weighted average.

    In other words for YEARs with HIGH number of riders in the 60+ category an adjustment is made:
    2005 gets a weighting of 85,000 for the 60+ category
    2006 gets a weighting of 75,000 for the 60+ category

    Obviously, if I had to do the survey again...I'd have included mileage categories maybe up to 125,000.
    But the above approach attempts to resolve this shortfall.

    And...I guess that explains why I never went into market research.:rofl
    Happy Holidays to all.
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  8. rdwalker

    rdwalker Long timer

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    Ooops - sorry. When I looked at the survey, I did not notice that I have seen only a section of the page. The cutoff was so neatly within the column that it appeared to be the border of the page.

    I went back and put in my $0.02 in the survey.
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  9. Frostback

    Frostback Frostback

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    Fascinating Laurel Perry. This helps me place my bikes mileage and gives some rough estimate of what constitutes a low mileage used bike. It does make me wonder If the riders on this forum are representative of the whole population of GS owners. My sense is that the forum folk are slightly more 'et up with their bikes than the average owner.

    I would imagine there are some wealthy individuals that accumulate expensive toys and don't really invest themselves in the activities of actually riding their motorcycles. I see this with some owners of Millwaukee made motorcycles. The bikes get ridden a dozen times per year and although the owners are very proud of owning them, they are mostly functional artwork.

    Dont you suspect there are many pristine, low mileage GS bikes stashed around the country? I have no problem with this behavior either. The garage queens may shake loose when the water cooled bikes appear and I only buy used so this makes me happy.

    Lee
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  10. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    shameless weekly bump for MORE DATA!

    Thanks to the 440 responders, as of 1/25!

    Need more responses from 2005 and 2006 riders...severely under represented!
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  11. Tomcat503

    Tomcat503 Usually Just Lurking

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    Just entered mine (~26K) for my 2006! But the bike only had 4K on it when I bought it 2 years ago. :D
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  12. Paul Mihalka

    Paul Mihalka Old Fart

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    Just posted mine. '05 purchased in '06 with 9K miles. Today 158K.
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  13. Tomcat503

    Tomcat503 Usually Just Lurking

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    Paul - Your bike is just about broken in now! :lol3
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  14. madcowracer

    madcowracer Been here awhile

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    Posted, 07 w/4800. Not too bad for a couple months after picking it up at 2200...:D
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  15. Henry James

    Henry James Looking for Adventure

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    It has 82,846 miles today.
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  16. nielsm

    nielsm Adventurer

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    1030 miles as of Thursday (just bought it recently 6 miles when purchased).
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  17. r1200gs_chris

    r1200gs_chris Been here awhile

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    My '05 R1200GS turned over to this today. :evil

    [​IMG]
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  18. (none)

    (none) poser

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    Boobs!

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  19. monkeydad

    monkeydad Long timer

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    One rider has a 2012 with 30-40K, wow. :clap

    I wonder if they commute or bought in '11. When I got mine in Feb, it was the only one on the floor and only one of a handful they had gotten. A competitor had no '12's and only one '11 left.
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  20. * SHAG *

    * SHAG * Unstable

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    I rode my 05 for the first time since October and rolled to 80686 miles. I spooned on a new front tire and was going to replace rear pads, but they look like they'll live through my first trip in April :1drink
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