The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I'm a subscriber to the printed MOTORRAD magazine and I usually receive it in Canada a week after it's published in Germany. As a suscriber you get 2 downloads / month, usually PDF's or movie files. Don't like the Motorrad website, the free iPad apps is ok and you can download the complete magazine from there (and pay for it).
    The current magazine (01/2012) has 3 or 4 full pages and the main article starts with the spy shot that's not been
    made available online, a shot over 2 pages showing the GS from the side. A lovely shot but I'm afraid to scan it and show here, copyright Bernhard...
  2. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Well this does tell me that the gear´s are under the Cylinders, Like a High Tec Motor should be.
    I hope they make it 7 speed.

    Looks like a top of the Line GS is on its way.

    Happy New Year to Italy Tagesk.

    McFury.
  3. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Originally Posted by Gompie [​IMG]
    New engine with integrated transmission is much more compact.


    I think ultimately you loose the separate tranmission housing and oil volume, reduces the overall engine length and weight. The current GS engine block and transmission builds rather long and when you accelerate hard the front of the bike loses contact too easily for my liking so more weight in the front helps.
  4. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    As much as i like Made in Germany
    My German is not up to speed.
    If the Motorrad boys would make a Nordic language or English it would be much better for me. Since not all have the German voice gen.

    McFury who wanted to study German harder in school , But the girls won that one.
  5. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Mr. McFuryMcNugget.
    I like this forum, so many nice and funny people here and so much combined knowledge, way more fun spending time here than reading a German motorcycle magazine in German.
  6. Mike M

    Mike M On the Left Coast...

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  7. Gompie

    Gompie Been here awhile

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    Thanks - indeed the 1250GS/A picture was blurred out too. I take your German is ok. If not i can translate when the article is freely available on their website, respecting any copyrights.
  8. pmelby

    pmelby Home Brew Adventurer

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    Integral crankcase, clutch & transmission:
    [​IMG]

    The rumor is that the engine cases will contain the wet clutch and transmission. As opposted to an automotive style dry clutch between the engine and transmission, which is a feature of the current boxer motors

    cheers,
    melby
  9. SLOspeed

    SLOspeed Been here awhile

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    544 with some accessories. My '05 with ABS, an aftermarket can, and full tank weighed 496 (I weighed it myself). BMW's advertised weight of 507 (with a full tank and NO options) was accurate in my case.
  10. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Nice Picture we have here.

    McFury Strikes again:lol3:lol3:lol3

    McFury
  11. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I think this is now certain. Getrag who used to produce the tranny for the "old" 1200GS is no longer a supplier for the 1250 GS, at least that's what I read here a while ago, now looking at the pictures confirms the integrated gearbox, but I'm no expert.
  12. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Hahaa.

    If this picture is correct me and MS BMW Owner over BMW Motorrad are in SYNC in the making of a new BMW WeltBümmler.

    When can i take a test ride.
    O wait we have no dealer :jjen

    McFury.
  13. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    The pictures posted on the German GS-forum appear larger in size

    [​IMG]

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    Picture Source: www.bmh-images.com
  14. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Its been a blast to uncover this new bike.

    If all the chatter we have here is true we are into one hell of a ride when the bike goes on sale.

    Is there much snow in Canada now ?

    McFury
  15. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I think it will be a good motorcycle, much better than R1200GS? Not sure, I have a 2010 and maybe only
    using 50% of it's abilities. I'm frank to admit that I want everything new but this time I'll pass and check in again 2 years after introduction. I'm a tallguy and would need the lower pegs, modified screen and seat and I think it will take a while before the ergonomics catch up to the long history of the camhead models so I'm in no rush at all.

    Snow in Vancouver? No, only on the mountains. +8degrees Celsius today.
  16. tagesk

    tagesk Tuscan rider

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    Holy mackerel :eek1
    No more gear-box-oil-threads?
    BMW - don't do this to us :cry

    Wait - this must mean a new dimensions to motor-oil-threads. Not?
    OK - bring it on :freaky

    [TaSK]
  17. McFuryMcNugget

    McFuryMcNugget me specie in dea ist

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    Its time to send out thanks to all the boys in the band.
    WHO HAD SO LITTLE TO GO WITH IN THE BEGINING.

    / JUST A SMALL PHOTO. /

    see pic.

    But what we have made up is a Motorcycle :lol3

    Many say it will take the heavy weight Championship with a knock out.Round 2.

    Well Engineering diploma awards are being sent to your homes as we speak.

    Thank You Thank you. Its been a blast.

    McFury

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  18. Big Daddy D

    Big Daddy D Been here awhile

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    Boy I do like the curves on that design! :drif

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  19. twray

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    Harley's V-Rod has about 30 or more horsepower and weighs over 100 pounds less then their new 103 air cooled touring models and yet I would guess their sales are at least 100 to 1 air cooled.

    Is BMW making a mistake adding a more complex water cooled engine with more weight? How much power and complexity do we need?
  20. tallguy-09

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    What is DasMatti doing these days? Long time no hear from THE AUTHORITY :D