Let's see your HP2

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by NJ Moto, Jun 8, 2007.

  1. Sno Dawg

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    I really like your setup for bags. I used to have a set of Hepco Becker racks that I put the same Wolfman bags on, and I always felt the weight was too far back. I sold the racks and the bags last year and bought a Mosko Moto Reckless 80 bag. It put the weight closer to my butt and made the bike easier to ride offroad with full luggage. I use the Mosko bag on my 1150GSA and my XChallenge.

    I see you have the exact bikes that I have - I know you posted that before, but it make me laugh.
    04 GSA & 06 HP2E!!

    Great pictures!!

    Sno Dawg
  2. KDXRC51

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    Thanks, so far the Holan pannier racks are ok, they were a pain in the ass to fit with the Wunderlich tail rack. I think the Touratech racks would be more stable. I prefer soft luggage on the HP2 and I have Zegas for the 1150 which are awesome. I tried them on the HP2 and they are a little too big.
  3. Buster1971

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    Rad HP2's!
  4. oldfool

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    Beautiful bike. I have done a number 1000 mile days and have done a 1200 mile day on mine. I only use soft bags as I think hard bags go against the idea of the HP2. The best change I made to accommodate this kind of milage in a day is I had Saddlemen make a seat for my HP2 and it is soooo much better than the stock seat. And of course the HPN tank really helps out for the long rides.
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  5. blaster11

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    Speaking of the Holan pannier racks, one of the things I did because I thought they needed to be made a bit more rigid. I contacted Touratech and bought their pannier rack mounting kit which has some additional supports. Not a direct bolt on but made me feel a bit better about where all the force/weight was going, much better in my opinion.
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  6. KDXRC51

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    Do you have any pictures on how you stabilized the Holan racks?
  7. Sno Dawg

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    a cold day at the beach

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    sorry the GoPro was pointed low - I hit some branches
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  8. Sno Dawg

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    on my XChallenge riding with my buddy on his HP2 - he gets stuck in some pretty deep mud at 3:00, but get himself out



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  10. wannatard

    wannatard Been here awhile

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    My HP2 and I earning some extra credit a few weeks ago...
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    just excellent...
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  12. wannatard

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    Another one from the same outing. Working on my balance.
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  14. KDXRC51

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg Made a bracket to mount my Aully Park gas can on the pannier hoop
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  15. Sno Dawg

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    outstanding bike - fantastic pics - interesting stories and captions

    keep them coming

    j
  16. KDXRC51

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    Did some OHV trails here in SC today. image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg
  17. Sno Dawg

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    Yeah lovely red clay with sand and pine needles, packs together nicely.
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  19. dirtwalker

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    So, greetings and Happy Holidays to all! I recently traded for an HP2E, my first (first BMW as well). I have a small list of repairs etc that I would like to do this winter, one of which is replacing the transmission output shaft seal. Without a center stand, what is the best way to accomplish this? I see there is a factory service stand that is not really available; any idea if a center stand off of a 1200GS or similar would fit as a temporary installation, just to make this repair? If so it seems like there should be a few ugly cheap used ones available somewhere...
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  20. Sno Dawg

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    Pictures please - what extras did the bike come with? what did you trade?



    I got my HP2 in a trade several years back. I traded a Triumph Scrambler and a few thousand in cash for it and I think I got an amazing deal. The guy was really excited to get my Scrambler as I had set it up nicely, but was not using it.



    Sno Dawg
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