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Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,806
Posted By rmarmbruster
The 08 models have balanced brakes, if you apply...

The 08 models have balanced brakes, if you apply the front brake agressively it uses very little rear brake, if you brake gently it will apply an almost even amount of rear brake automatically, hence...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 77,879
Posted By rmarmbruster
Don't you buggers sleep? Cheers

Don't you buggers sleep?

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,794
Posted By rmarmbruster
I have been using Honda Moly 60 for some years...

I have been using Honda Moly 60 for some years mixed 50/50 with 3% moly grease. I think the Honda Moly 60 gets too dry rather quickly and packs into the root of the spline causing the yoke to swell....
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By rmarmbruster
I probably shouldn't post because I don't really...

I probably shouldn't post because I don't really know but am aware that the 08 model GSA has a lower first gear. Post on the R1200GS forum and find out there.

http://www.r1200gs.info/forum/
...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,311
Posted By rmarmbruster
That is one really cool looking machine. Take...

That is one really cool looking machine. Take the wife for a ride and sweeten her up.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,773
Posted By rmarmbruster
Oh no, not true, John has many friends. ...

Oh no, not true, John has many friends.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 82,527
Posted By rmarmbruster
Accommodation in Brisbane

Dominik,
If you need accommodation in Brisbane, send me a message. Living on the southside for a bit will be a good base for you.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By rmarmbruster
Turn off the Clarence Way at Cherry Tree and...

Turn off the Clarence Way at Cherry Tree and cross the Clarence River. Instead of turning right over the river, carry on straight ahead, open the gate and continue onto Jackadgery a few minutes...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,937,633
Posted By rmarmbruster
Louisdut, It all looks very impressive. Thanks...

Louisdut,
It all looks very impressive. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,029
Posted By rmarmbruster
Scott, You have by now received the necessary...

Scott,
You have by now received the necessary information about the new R1200GS WC engine, clutch, gearbox configuration compared to the older models. Maybe you should not be fiddling with your...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Mark, Visit the pub, it sounds like an Aussie...

Mark,
Visit the pub, it sounds like an Aussie thing to do. And snow in December, no way, come back to Australia, the weather's just fine here.

I am excited for you that your home, try not to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Marc, WOW what a ride. We look forward to your...

Marc,
WOW what a ride. We look forward to your ride home and some pictures of the good old USA. You must be very excited to be home, at last.


Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,404
Posted By rmarmbruster
How do the Pohmy sites compare to MAX BMW in USA?...

How do the Pohmy sites compare to MAX BMW in USA?

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Marc, Thanks for sharing your journey, man what...

Marc,
Thanks for sharing your journey, man what a ride it's been fantastic. I look forward to reading your book some day - no pressure.

I am also relieved you have made your decision about the...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,154
Posted By rmarmbruster
Good to meet you Andrew and have a chat. No...

Good to meet you Andrew and have a chat. No stables but a little pond for fishing. Looking forward to this one.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Australia 09-27-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,154
Posted By rmarmbruster
A RAT bike, we should explain, you never know...

A RAT bike, we should explain, you never know what Harley riders are thinking. We are hurriedly unpacking the bikes at a pub in Coonabarabran looking forward to the first beer and old mate Harley...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,154
Posted By rmarmbruster
There was a fire fatti, a bloody big one. I...

There was a fire fatti, a bloody big one. I enjoyed the rally, was a great run down from Brisbane with an overnighter at Coonabarabran for a few nice beers - too many beers for this old GS codger. ...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,154
Posted By rmarmbruster
Anyone going to this from Brisbane on Friday...

Anyone going to this from Brisbane on Friday 20-09-13?

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: Australia 09-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 26,010
Posted By rmarmbruster
Ron, I know of at least three of us going down...

Ron,
I know of at least three of us going down from the BMWMCQ. Your route looks very interesting, particularly the return leg. I think I will go via Lions Rd to Grafton, Nymboida and onto Walcha,...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,823
Posted By rmarmbruster
Radioman, Good luck. You're always welcome...

Radioman,
Good luck. You're always welcome here. Watch out for all those dangerous animals over there, they make the crazy Emu's look like chickens.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,544
Posted By rmarmbruster
I change the FD and gearbox in my 08 every two...

I change the FD and gearbox in my 08 every two years or 10,000km, whichever comes first. BMW recommended SAF XO for my model, the product can be purchased from the local BMW dealer or Supercheap...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Some very creative map work there Radioman. Be...

Some very creative map work there Radioman. Be warned you will miss Australia terribly. Apart from the odd bit of wild life it's a safe place to be.

Thanks to everyone for keeping this post so...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Mark, Perth is a great place, only a bit behind...

Mark,
Perth is a great place, only a bit behind the times, at least two hours behind the East Coast. Settle guys just joking!

Freemantle is a wonderfull place with many boutique beers. Don't...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,612
Posted By rmarmbruster
The venue and displays were great, keep it there...

The venue and displays were great, keep it there please, nice and handy for all. I noticed a lot of people into their wallets at the display stands. It would not hurt to have more sales displays...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Radioman, Great to hear you arrived safely in...

Radioman,
Great to hear you arrived safely in Perth. Dodged all the crazy Emu's and the tyre destroying Echidnas'. We were discussing the Pinaccles two months back. I rang a friend to organise a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Mark, Monkey Mia is a special place. Did you...

Mark,
Monkey Mia is a special place. Did you get to pat the dolphins?

Wedge tailed eagles take to flight if you slightly vary the speed. if you stay on throttle they seem to stay put.

Stay...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Radioman, Its great to be alive, live in...

Radioman,
Its great to be alive, live in Australia and follow Radioman RTW. Thanks for the adventure.

I'll say a prayer you stay safe in Australia and pull out the big guns for you in South...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Mark, Are still riding with your GSA friends? ...

Mark,
Are still riding with your GSA friends? It is a good idea to have company in outback Australia. Take care with the early morning and evening riding, plenty of wildlife out there.

Cheers...
Forum: Australia 08-09-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 35,993
Posted By rmarmbruster
Ron, I am not going to the TTT, still having a...

Ron,
I am not going to the TTT, still having a struggle with a broken leg back in February. Now preparing for a ride to Tumut in late September early October then the Thunder Rally end of October....
Forum: Australia 08-09-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 35,993
Posted By rmarmbruster
Are you leaving Brissy Thursday Ron? Cheers...

Are you leaving Brissy Thursday Ron?

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By rmarmbruster
Rob, I bought mine from Morgan and Whackers a...

Rob,
I bought mine from Morgan and Whackers a couple of years back, still have two bottles left. They say 5 years shelf life is OK. I now use SAF XO in the R1200GS because it took over from the old...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Katherine is a great place, Katherine Gorge and...

Katherine is a great place, Katherine Gorge and Springvale Homestead are well worth seeing. Did you get to Darwin and Kakadu National Park?

Looking forward to your next post.

Cheers
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,095,217
Posted By rmarmbruster
Hey Radioman, Great ride report and pics,...

Hey Radioman,
Great ride report and pics, thanks. I have followed along for some time and now see many places I am familiar with and many of my own country not seen before.

Casino, NSW's is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,075
Posted By rmarmbruster
Congratulations. It is the same colour as mine,...

Congratulations. It is the same colour as mine, Namibia Orange. I purchased mine in May 2008 and now have 26,000 km on the odometer, not a moments bother, a great machine. I purchased mine with...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 26,010
Posted By rmarmbruster
It's a great rally this one, there is one catch...

It's a great rally this one, there is one catch though - there is nearly more BMW's than Ducatis. What's that, no can't quite hear above the rattle of clutches at idle and the loud rumble around the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,485
Posted By rmarmbruster
Not sure at all, but think it is more for dip...

Not sure at all, but think it is more for dip immersion protective paint coating.

Cheers

Rob A.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By rmarmbruster
Rebake, Most motorcycle ramps will be made to a...

Rebake,
Most motorcycle ramps will be made to a length. Back the truck into a bank and lower the approach angle.

Cheers
Roba.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By rmarmbruster
Rode, You can have a quick look around the bike...

Rode,
You can have a quick look around the bike at wheel removal, panel removal etc and get the correct Torx sizes in both male and female. I find the most imortant item is a good tubeless tyre...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,809
Posted By rmarmbruster
Besides who can afford to shop at the local...

Besides who can afford to shop at the local stealership anymore, why not buy on line for up to half price. The only reason I purchase on line is to save money.

My wife argues going to the local...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,809
Posted By rmarmbruster
Special instructions are always available for...

Special instructions are always available for home deliveries " leave on front veranda", always works for me. They leave the parcel every time.

Cheers

Roba.
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