New R1200GSA WC

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by roadtrip22, May 6, 2013.

  1. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    I'd settle for a weekend of nice riding weather. :ricky
  2. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    True. All this needed a separate topic (a split?).
    :deal

    (actually I was thinking of posting this yesterday, but then thought it could attract some hate, esp. since I don't own a WGSA, which seems to be a prerequisite for some to even have an opinion)
  3. raider

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  4. IB1

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    Come here. We have summer temperatures predicted here for the weekend (keep in mind our summers aren't that warm). 20°C. :D
  5. RichBMW

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    18-19 here. I went out and bought some summer gear today.:rofl
  6. Joachim

    Joachim Joachim

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    If enough riders mention it at service time we might get an update. I am certain this is a fault in the way the computer uses sensor input?
  7. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Not so much fun running the twisties in a driving rain.

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  8. hammick

    hammick Long timer

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    Guys I apologize if this has been covered but I cannot bring myself to read all 160 pages of this thread.

    How does the bike compare to the Watercooled GS? I'm well aware of the equipment differences and fuel range. I'm looking for how it feels compared to the GS. It is noticeably more top heavy? I don't think there will be a demo to ride for another month.

    My '13 GSW is very agile and feels much lighter than it is.
  9. asphaltsurfer1

    asphaltsurfer1 CatManDoo

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    i think you feel the added weight at stop, backing and getting it on the stand but once underway you don't notice. the new GSA is incredibly balanced IMO. Have a standard 08 GS, demo'ed a GSW and glad i waited on the GSAW
  10. Joachim

    Joachim Joachim

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    Not top heavy! Fuel is low down. Flywheel is heavier which makes it incredible for maneuvering at low speed. Hard to back paddle unless you have long legs.
  11. Pickup man

    Pickup man Been here awhile

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    Cant wait for good riding weather here as its still cold and winter like conditions. Forgive me if its already been mentioned in this thread but, does anyone know what BMW uses for the fuel gauge on these new GS's? I won't miss the dreaded fuel strip on my old bike at all.
  12. Beecher Snipes

    Beecher Snipes Fool

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    A float.
  13. rmw

    rmw Been here awhile

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    I took off the plastic side panels and front fender to start the farkle fest and while removing the right side plastics this rubber thingy fell to the floor. Anybody who has removed the 2014 GSAW side panels remember where this goes? It has an adhesive backing on the flat side.

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  14. azgsa

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    Obviously a German condom. :D
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    bwahahahahahaahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !!

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  16. PhotoMotoAdv

    PhotoMotoAdv PhotoGuy

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  18. RichBMW

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    I'm guessing it's some kind of damper that wasn't stuck down properly between the panel and the frame?
  19. rattis

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    Just post poned my coming GSA due to a knee cap fracture.
    Four letter word four letter word:cry
  20. PhotoMotoAdv

    PhotoMotoAdv PhotoGuy

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    Touché! :lol3