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Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By AzBob
Just purchased a "used" 2009 G650 GS last month...

Just purchased a "used" 2009 G650 GS last month (March) with 178 miles on it for $6750. Not a scratch on it. True, it is not a Dakar and did not come with panniers. Those Zegas and top case look...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By AzBob
Ilium works rocker pegs?

Does anyone have the Ilium works rocker pegs?

The info on Ilium's website says the lower the feet by 1/2 inch. I am wondering if this makes much difference....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By AzBob
Bos Exhaust slip on muffler

Was looking at purchasing the Bos slip on Muffler for a 2006 R1200 GS at Exotic Sportbike.com. Anyhow, they list 2004 and 2005 slip ons in stock. They show 2006 as being "different" somehow. Does...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By AzBob
I run 36 psi. front 42 psi. rear. My...

I run 36 psi. front 42 psi. rear.

My owner's manual actually recommends 31.9 psi. front and 36.3 psi. rear for a solo rider with no luggage.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By AzBob
I too commute to work on my R1200 GS. (12 mi....

I too commute to work on my R1200 GS. (12 mi. rt.) With PIAA 510's and Hyperlite accessory tail lights installed, I feel safer in traffic than with any previous ride I've owned.

I also appreciate...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By AzBob
I am another pleased Cee Bailey's enhanced 18 x...

I am another pleased Cee Bailey's enhanced 18 x 18 user. (w/cb's wind wings) It certainly is a lot quieter than stock. I usually have mine in the full extended position.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,143
Posted By AzBob
Same here, I never rode a GS or any boxer until I...

Same here, I never rode a GS or any boxer until I had my '06 R1200 GS trailered from the dealer to my home. The bike has far exceeded my expectations. Best bike I've ever owned.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By AzBob
My low alarm usually comes on around 220 miles...

My low alarm usually comes on around 220 miles with 45 to 55 mi. left on the count down. (R1200 GS)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,386
Posted By AzBob
I want to join the cry for a lower first gear for...

I want to join the cry for a lower first gear for the R1200 GS.

I tried to pick my way up a rocky grade recently, had to slow for the rider in front of me and lost my momentum. Needless to say,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By AzBob
Did you check the clearance between the hand...

Did you check the clearance between the hand guard and the brake lever?

This happened to me the first time I dropped mine on the right side. The guard rotates and holds the brake lever in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By AzBob
On stalling my '06 R1200 GS, I simply pull in the...

On stalling my '06 R1200 GS, I simply pull in the clutch and press the starter button - and bingo away you go.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By AzBob
Typically in the "dry heat" of Arizona, rust...

Typically in the "dry heat" of Arizona, rust isn't a problem. However, during the monsoon season (now) the humidity increases and rust can be a problem at that time on some surfaces. I use Liquid...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By AzBob
My '06 R1200 GS's mileage improved slightly on...

My '06 R1200 GS's mileage improved slightly on its first long distance trip (AZ to ID) as it rolled past 5,000 miles. I logged from 47 mpg low to 52 mpg highest. I also get better mileage on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,802
Posted By AzBob
My R1200 GS ticky ticks too. It's a normal sound.

My R1200 GS ticky ticks too. It's a normal sound.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By AzBob
I also recently purchased and installed the new...

I also recently purchased and installed the new Cee Bailey's enhanced (Adventure) wind screen (18" X 18") and wind wings. I am 5' 10" and wear a Nolan N102 helmet. This has transformed my bike ('06...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By AzBob
In my experience, at 5,130+ ft. I have alway used...

In my experience, at 5,130+ ft. I have alway used the available 91 octane premiun in my '06 R1200 GS. Even at that, in these summer afternoon temperatures (90+ degrees F), the engine pings when...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 628,082
Posted By AzBob
Cee Bailey's new Adventure Windshield.

<TABLE class=tborder id=post4805697 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" align=center border=0><TBODY><TR vAlign=top><TD class=alt1 id=td_post_4805697>Recieved and installed Cee Bailey's R1200 GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,340
Posted By AzBob
New Windshield

Recieved and installed Cee Bailey's R1200 GS Enhanced 18" x 18" windshield and wind wings on my '06 last night. The installation took approx. 2hrs. to get everything right.

To my great relief,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By AzBob
Nolan N102 Helmet noise

While at the local dealer yesterday (BMW Motorcycles Scottsdale) picking up my '06 R1200 GS after servicing, I tried on a Nolan N102 flip up helmet. I liked the way it fit , its features and apparent...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By AzBob
Have 6,200 miles on my '06 GS and the Trailwings...

Have 6,200 miles on my '06 GS and the Trailwings are still in good shape.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
Posted By AzBob
2006 R1200 GS 1/2 tank of gas with BMW crash...

2006 R1200 GS 1/2 tank of gas with BMW crash bars, Vario bags removed weighed in at 510 Lbs. at the local drive on digital scale.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,137
Posted By AzBob
I purchased these from Touratech...

I purchased these from Touratech http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?sku=040-6021&-session=touratech:4D6810628197B86702B9AA41A4BB942B It was basically "plug and play" no problems with canbus...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By AzBob
Great photos of a beautiful countryside. Also...

Great photos of a beautiful countryside. Also enjoyed the pheasant shots.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By AzBob
Put on the batt. charger for awhile and took it...

Put on the batt. charger for awhile and took it out for a ride this morning and now the speedo and turn signal cancelling work! Still have the ABS failure light. Have front servo but no rear. When...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By AzBob
Question ABS rear failure, No Speedometer, No Turn Signal Cancellation?

I first noticed ABS failure lights on, Then noticed the other symptoms soon thereafter. I assume this all comes off the toothed ring on the rear wheel assembly. The toothed ring for the rear wheel...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,194
Posted By AzBob
I have owned my '06 R1200 GS since March with...

I have owned my '06 R1200 GS since March with close to 6000 miles on it and have no problems or issues with it. It is a blast to ride with a major grin factor. Best bike I've ever owned.

BTW my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By AzBob
I have close to 6,000 miles on my '06 R1200 GS...

I have close to 6,000 miles on my '06 R1200 GS and since the 600 mile service, the oil level is still in the upper portion of the bullseye! :D It appears to have dropped a little but not by a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By AzBob
Centerstand most of the time. Sidestand for trips...

Centerstand most of the time. Sidestand for trips to the store etc. To me, the bike looks better on the Centerstand.

I'm 5'10" and have learned to manipulate the centerstand with little effort....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By AzBob
Hmm. Interesting. In addition to lowering the...

Hmm. Interesting. In addition to lowering the seat height, it appears that the smaller diameter wheels would also lower the center of gravity and lower the overall gear ratio. Handling? Would like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By AzBob
Candyman, On my R1200gs, I run 36/42 on paved...

Candyman, On my R1200gs, I run 36/42 on paved roads. However, I have tried lowering the tire pressures to 34/40 on similar roads in Arizona. It does seem to smooth out the ride some. By the way, nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,861
Posted By AzBob
Just returned from a 2200 mile round trip from...

Just returned from a 2200 mile round trip from Arizona to Idaho and back on my '06 R1200 GS. Mileage ranged from a high of 51.9 to a low of 46.7 Speeds ranged from 80+ on the interstates to 70/75 on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2006, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By AzBob
Cry I had a similar experience with the right...

I had a similar experience with the right handguard.

After a slow speed tipover, and upon righting the bike, I noticed that I had an ABS brake failure light and no servo assistance. My first...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,719
Posted By AzBob
New 2006 R1200 GS. 1st fill up 50.2 mpg....

New 2006 R1200 GS.

1st fill up 50.2 mpg. 2nd 52 mpg. 3rd 46.7 mpg. All have been mixed riding. Nothing too aggressive.

Last fill up on May 7th. 48 mpg. Commuting to work, some in town, some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By AzBob
Thanks to all for the tips in dealing with wind...

Thanks to all for the tips in dealing with wind and parking options. Just over 1000 miles on my 2006 R 1200 GS and it's a blast to ride. More fun than any previous ride I have owned.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By AzBob
Question Wind blowing over bike?

I am a new owner (3wks.) of a red/silver 2006 GS. I have been riding the bike to work and have been parking it on the center stand and covering it. We have been experiencing gusty afternoon winds (30...
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