The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. cug

    cug --

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    I don't think you'll ever get an agreement on tires. I liked the Conti Road Attack 2 on my old GS. Worked great for me.
  2. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I think I'd go for the Metzeler if I could choose:
    "Metzeler have launched their third-generation street enduro Tourance Next tyres, which are fitted to the new BMW R1200GS. Sizes are 120/70 R19 and 170/60 R17"

    [​IMG]
  3. Emoto

    Emoto Sure, why not?

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    What's the best kind of blinker fluid for the new GS? Synthetic?
  4. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Get lost! :D
  5. dmac57

    dmac57 Long timer

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    Honz would know. :D

    BMW only recommends synthetic muffler fluid. Conventional mineral blinker fluid (available only at your dealer) is required to maintain the vehicle warranty.
  6. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    You guys need a check-up from the neck-up :D
    No other GS news, arriving at dealers, more recalls?
  7. paco fernandez

    paco fernandez Mexico

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  8. madefrtv

    madefrtv Been here awhile

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    I just changed mine to fire blue at South sound. Apparently going in to production in the 13th week.
    The tires are going to get ridden off it and if theres recalls when it gets here, then the dealer will be able to do them.

    Whos got pictures? anything interesting?
  9. Marki_GSA

    Marki_GSA Long timer

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    Haven't heard an complaints about the fact that it isn't water for coolant rather something far more expensive http://www.evanscoolants.co.uk I give you waterless coolant, at a premium price of course :D
  10. Beefeater Steve

    Beefeater Steve Banned

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    And you're telling me to chill out? Buddy, switch to decaf. It's not like I insulted your family.

    Talking about tires for a bike that isn't even available yet is just conjecture--even more conjecture than talking about a bike with little real world experience.

    Jus' sayin'.

    We could talk about using urine in the LC in an emergency--that would be more interesting than another tire discussion.
  11. Bazgab

    Bazgab Been here awhile

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    Sure it is conjecture, but the tires are new and have just become available so it is still a valid data point of discussion. Not that I enjoy hearing people argue over which tire is best, but news has been slow the last several days.
  12. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    Steve?

    Anything real to contribute?
    Else switch back to lurker mode.
  13. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Not sure what toothpaste you are using but no question should be too stupid to ask, iIn my case I can totally tolerate everything as long as there is some intelligence provided :D
  14. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    sh*t, that rules me out
  15. Beefeater Steve

    Beefeater Steve Banned

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    It's Beefeater Steve.

    And no, not really. I've been watching / reading this thread for months now, thinking of some way to get this new GS. Begging, borrowing, stealing--nothing has been ruled out.

    I make decent money, have 5 kids, no debt, and am looking for a new(er) bike. With anything I buy, I have two rules:

    1. Only if I can pay cash money for it.
    2. Value is one of three "keys" to buying anything.

    Yes, I can pay cash for the new bike, but doing so would crap all over #2 because I don't mind a gently used bike if I can avoid the depreciation.




    All of this is a long way to say: I'm getting a 2010 GSA because I love it and the value is good--therefore, I have no reason to keep obsessing over the new bike (or this thread).

    Sorry I ruffled feathers, fellas. Ride safely.

    B.S.
  16. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    Which tire causes the least head shake? :eek1 Oops, I said it.
  17. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    OK I get it. You could give me any tire by the way, I only ride when the roads are dry.
  18. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    Loved mine on the dry as well.....recently tried PR3 Trails (GS) were nice too.
  19. IB1

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    On the dutch forum I read about a second canadian recall. This one concerns ASC. No more details so far.
    Over here it will probably just be called an update.
  20. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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    That was posted on here around 10 pages ago:lol3