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Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,146,618
Posted By Wanderer1
Very sadly, the press launch for the R1200GS...

Very sadly, the press launch for the R1200GS water cooled has taken a tragic turn. Kevin Ash, respected UK motorcycle journalist has died during the event.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By Wanderer1
Looks a lot like a main seal leak. Had one on my...

Looks a lot like a main seal leak. Had one on my 07.
It can go on a LONG time without impacting anything, but eventually the clutch is going to get contaminated and slip.
If its under warranty get...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Wanderer1
Well - a combination of factors to be honest. ...

Well - a combination of factors to be honest.
I found that even post-updates, the low speed fueling led to very lurchy performance around town, and while the throttle was all kinds of fun to abuse...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,219
Posted By Wanderer1
Coming back to the fold...

A few years since my last R1200GS, the intervening time spent on a Ducati Multistrada 1200, but I find now I'm coming back to the GS with a used GS Adventure hopefully mine this coming weekend.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,146,618
Posted By Wanderer1
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/282504/images...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/282504/images/bmw-r1200-gs.jpg

Bingo?

Edit, note the intake and exhaust positions.
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By Wanderer1
Made the GS > Multi 1200 switch myself after my...

Made the GS > Multi 1200 switch myself after my GS was totalled. Its quite something - no regerets at all :)
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 1,280,449
Posted By Wanderer1
Defector from the GS side of the tracks. So far...

Defector from the GS side of the tracks. So far utterly in love with this machine :)

Next up, termi system come spring
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 243,425
Posted By Wanderer1
Pissed Given the GoreTex Rev'it gear is now making it to...

Given the GoreTex Rev'it gear is now making it to market - is there yet any word for a replacement to the dismal Infinity suit?
I stupidly took mine off its hangar this morning for my commute. My...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-30-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,854
Posted By Wanderer1
Huh - might be in for this. No longer on a GS...

Huh - might be in for this. No longer on a GS (totaled) but will bring the Ducati for the street loop.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,893
Posted By Wanderer1
Same pants, same issue I'm afraid - started less...

Same pants, same issue I'm afraid - started less than a year after purchase.
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,531
Posted By Wanderer1
As the new line is unveiled - is there any news...

As the new line is unveiled - is there any news for those of us stuck with leaky/replaced Infinity suits? I recall rev'it saying something would be done regarding this.:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Wanderer1
Sadly it has indeed been declared a total loss....

Sadly it has indeed been declared a total loss. Now remains to see what the other parties insurance is willing to pay out (ugh)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Wanderer1
Thanks Jim - thats what I feared really, the...

Thanks Jim - thats what I feared really, the frame damage being enough to cause the machine to be totaled. Still, lot of nice new machines out there now.. hmmm :)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Wanderer1
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs080....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs080.snc4/35354_1551903277110_1220985347_1582721_2661603_n.jpg

Post-crash photo - showing alignment of rear of bike. Apologies for the awful quality...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Wanderer1
Bluhduh Post-Crash queries

Hi Folks - looking to see if I can glean a little information from the general populous.

I managed to get rear-ended a few days ago, thanks to an innatentive prat at a stop sign (stopped traffic,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Wanderer1
Worked it out! I'd replaced the other M5x10...

Worked it out!

I'd replaced the other M5x10 bolt that holds the clip that carries the cable for the speed sensor with an allen head bolt a while ago, as the T25 M5x10 bolt had started to round...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By Wanderer1
Pissed FD Oil change woes - help needed!

Ok - here's hoping someone else has seen this and knows a fix!
24000 miles, R1200Gs, 07. Dropped the FD, changed the FD oil, no issues. Lined up the drive shaft and splines after lubing with Moly...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,905
Posted By Wanderer1
The goldwing is a hell of a machine. Big? Sure!...

The goldwing is a hell of a machine. Big? Sure! Comfortable? You bet
And it can hustle pretty well.

Instructor at the Lee Parks school at Loudon:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2BKYLMx2SM
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Wanderer1
I'd give a big reccomendation to Seacoast Sport...

I'd give a big reccomendation to Seacoast Sport Cycle.

Great folks, Aprilia/Duciat dealer - Rev'it, Dainese etc.

www.seacoastsport.com

208 Rockingham Road
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 437-5656
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,091
Posted By Wanderer1
Loudon, turn 2? Took the GS up there this...

Loudon, turn 2?

Took the GS up there this year. All kinds of fun :)
Forum: Vendors 10-16-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,306
Posted By Wanderer1
Given that a number of us are coming out of the...

Given that a number of us are coming out of the woodwork with serious and pretty fundamental flaws in this product, is there any chance of word from any of the Rev'it reps on this forum? Is there any...
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,306
Posted By Wanderer1
Pissed I've wanted to love this suit - I really have,...

I've wanted to love this suit - I really have, but frankly 8 or so months in, I'm appalled.

Without fail, from new - every single time its been exposed to rain, or even road spray after rain, its...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By Wanderer1
Sudden power loss - Battery issue?

Hi Folks, looking for input from the collective :)

07 R1200GS, 23k miles, original battery. No major issues, all regular maintenance done. Just finished the 24k service a touch early (replaced...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,306
Posted By Wanderer1
I just wish I was having the same success all...

I just wish I was having the same success all others are having. This suit has been replaced under warranty by Rev'it now 4 times. Every single one leaks in exactly the same way and place, after at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Wanderer1
How are people actually able to get this...

How are people actually able to get this warrantied? I've seen a huge range of responses- some folks saying it's been replaced under warranty, some say under a recall, and others having to eat the...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Wanderer1
Ahh - I got mixed up. I do 3 south to 95, or down...

Ahh - I got mixed up. I do 3 south to 95, or down an assortment of backroads to 2a and in to Watertown
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Wanderer1
Ugh, hope the rider is OK. I usually ride the...

Ugh, hope the rider is OK. I usually ride the same route in to work myself (wave if you see a yellow GS) - and its like the bloody roman chariot races some times.

(Currently off with a buggered...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By Wanderer1
Nice video! Eastern Mass here - gopro owner, not...

Nice video! Eastern Mass here - gopro owner, not a bad piece of kit. Still trying to sort out better mount options, but currently not riding - thanks to a torn ligament earned in a 30mph lowside :(
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,202
Posted By Wanderer1
The scary thing, is this is apparently a pretty...

The scary thing, is this is apparently a pretty damn widespread view - that its fine and ok to injure or kill a motorcyclist who is lanesplitting, even legally.

I've got a coworker here in MA, who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,220
Posted By Wanderer1
Holy crap, I thought I was the only person who...

Holy crap, I thought I was the only person who did that in Ayer :)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,083
Posted By Wanderer1
+1 on Max Bmw or my local - Second Wind BMW. Both...

+1 on Max Bmw or my local - Second Wind BMW. Both really good folks
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Wanderer1
Is that still going on? I need to find something...

Is that still going on? I need to find something to do after work :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By Wanderer1
I ride with at least some pressure with the knees...

I ride with at least some pressure with the knees - not severe, or hard, but certainly enough to help maintain control.
Lately I've noticed the paint under the seat on the GS side pannels is rubbing...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 43,306
Posted By Wanderer1
So far, not too great to be brutally honest. I...

So far, not too great to be brutally honest. I really really want to love this suit, but with two 45 minute commutes in moderate (around .5 inch/hour) rain, I've had water ingress twice, both at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,578
Posted By Wanderer1
At the very least, I slow down to a crawl and do...

At the very least, I slow down to a crawl and do a thumsup/thumbsdown gesture - very obvious, and that way I dont bother folks who have just stopped for a breather/pee/smoke
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,709
Posted By Wanderer1
Dont mean to ressurect an oldish thread, but has...

Dont mean to ressurect an oldish thread, but has anyone had any success stopping the leak at the heated gear gasket? Just rode home about an hour in heavy rain, using a Synergy liner, and desuited to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,578
Posted By Wanderer1
This sounds rather fun - I love the Tag-o-rama, ...

This sounds rather fun - I love the Tag-o-rama, but between work + life rarely if ever get to head out to do that, and so far unable to get back in time to claim a tag :)

One question though,...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 337,614
Posted By Wanderer1
Dennis I've got a quick question about...

Dennis

I've got a quick question about Infinity sizing - is there a 2xL tall on the way? This has been the range I've always fallen into, and while there's a 2x regular, and 2x short, tall stops...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,439
Posted By Wanderer1
Hey Ray - hope all's ok - stay sane! wont be long...

Hey Ray - hope all's ok - stay sane! wont be long until the damn white stuff is gone:)

You ever catch the ass who was messing with your car?
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,556
Posted By Wanderer1
Yowza! Dirtgrll, was great meeting you on the...

Yowza! Dirtgrll, was great meeting you on the Fall Foliage foxtrot a few months back - sorry to hear of your injuries! Rest up and get well soon

Giles
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