The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Dorsicano, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. blackdamage

    blackdamage n00b

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    is it just me that I felt lucky that I got the last of the air cool GSA.

    The new look is :huh
  2. sm171

    sm171 Adventurer

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    I made it close to the other gray body parts.

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  3. Gerg

    Gerg Gergy Bear

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    And here is the link to the above

    Looks interesting. Give them a couple years to shake it out and it could be fun!

    Gerg
  4. hammick

    hammick Long timer

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    The Wunderlich render of the Adventure at post 2275 looks much better.
  5. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Much better!

    First mod for me!:lol3

    Jim :brow
  6. x_hog_ridr

    x_hog_ridr Been here awhile

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    They look like street tires in the pics.
    Interesting...
  7. sm171

    sm171 Adventurer

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    Black version

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  8. Emoto

    Emoto Sure, why not?

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    I see a viable aftermarket product in some kind of cowl or cover to replace those pointy radiator covers. :puke1
  9. SocalRob

    SocalRob Long timer

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    The addition of a slipper clutch is great. I have one on my 07, and would miss it.

    Any word yet on final drive failures?:lol3
  10. mtbenson

    mtbenson Been here awhile

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    I'm excited to buy a used one in 3 or 4 years.
  11. g_e_young

    g_e_young Born to ride

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    Damn, damn, damn. It looks better than I thought it would. Can't wait to ride one. g-
  12. roadtrip22

    roadtrip22 Been here awhile

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    I wonder what the Adventure model would look like!
  13. texzen

    texzen BMW Engineer

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    Well it's ugly, but I'll take one. There goes my 1000 dollar Russell day long. I lined it up axel nut to axel nut and triple tree To triple tree crudely on Photoshop and the seat looks to be a good 2 inches shorter than a gs low seat on the old model
  14. SJSharkfan

    SJSharkfan Been here awhile

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    What's with the "spork" on the front? The GS is starting to look like a Ducati Multistada
  15. mantan

    mantan Been here awhile

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    Specs look good but the bike not so much. The new KTM 1190 is looking better.
  16. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    Bahaha :rofl
  17. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    Looks like they ran out of room to put the 'all important' BMW logo.:rofl

    That would be the FIRST thing to go to save weight.:clap

    Touratech's/Wunderlich's 'take' would probably be: We have a GUARD for that!:clap:clap:clap
  18. GSgeorge

    GSgeorge Adventurer

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    I don't like the oil filter location,it will be easy to get some oil on the header or skid plate:freaky
  19. def

    def Ginger th wonder dog

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    Too much plastic for me.
  20. Moronic

    Moronic Long timer

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    From Strom's post of the guts of the press pack, here:

    Emphasis added. Unfortunately, it appears you have to pony up for the Dynamic ESA option, with computer controlled dampers, in order to get this.

    Imagine ... the front and [rear] wheel brake operate entirely separately from one another!!!!

    In other news:

    Same wheelbase, two-inch longer swingarm.

    Full slipper clutch.

    The ride-by-wire automatically keeps the throttles in sync between services.

    Steeper steering head.

    Narrower seat-tank junction. :D