Picking my next GSA 1150 or single cam hexhead

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by steelerd, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. steelerd

    steelerd Been here awhile

    Jun 28, 2015
    Hey everyone hope we are all well decided it might be time to sell the Yamaha RD250C aircooled which if I do will lead me back onto a GSA way sooner than I was thinking of. Just a bit of a weigh up whether to part with it so thought I'd do my research now anyway.

    Previous GSA was a 2014 1200 TE which I loved riding but had some grief with it thanks to a main dealer screwing up. Which was a shame as it's still one of my all time favourite bikes to ride that I've owned.

    After that I had a Vstrom 1000xt then a F800GS adventure bike wise.

    Current ride is a 67' Norton 650ss an a few other classics.

    Been having a bit of a think between a single spark GSA 1150 from a cost and affordabilty point of view + I still love the looks of them or a 2007 GSA single cam 1200 maybe the 08 MU with esa if I could stretch to one.

    I'd love a twin cammer but alas with being redundant the budget wont stretch to that or another water cooled bike.

    I was wondering has anyone gone to a single cam gsa or a 2002 1150GSA from the later bikes.

    If so how are you getting on with them I like the idea of steering clear of the servo assist bikes if I can an the 1150 seems like a good idea with regards to ease of servicing still reading up on the hexhead 1200's.

    Anything to watch out for on the 07' 1200's am I right in saying the 06 are servo assist?

    On the 1150's how are they fairing now age wise still good? At what miles does the clutch need doing on them ? :)

    Thanks in advance an look forward to hearing everyone's opinions.