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Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,646
Posted By oli-oli
From BMW Motorcycle Magazine...

http://bmwmcmag.com/2014/07/2015-bmw-motorcycle-updates-keyless-ride-and-shift-assistant-on-more-models/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2015-bmw-motorcycle-updates-keyless-ride-and-shift-a...
Forum: Asia 01-22-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 218,984
Posted By oli-oli
Rest in peace, Herc.

Rest in peace, Herc.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By oli-oli
Check cables to battery terminals for tightness....

Check cables to battery terminals for tightness. While you're at it, clean the terminals of rust, oxidation, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By oli-oli
Thanks a lot JVB! Hope I can recoup from...

Thanks a lot JVB! Hope I can recoup from warranty...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By oli-oli
Thank you guys for your replies. Is there...

Thank you guys for your replies.

Is there any chance that this can be a manufacturing glich? I don't recall experiencing hard/heavy hits, though I realize many do get unnoticed while riding. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By oli-oli
Final Drive Pivot Window Pried Open?

It's a 2011 1200GS TB... More than a month ago, I noticed what looked like the bottom lip of the final drive pivot inner window was pried open. There was no fluid leak in the area, no visibly...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,231,515
Posted By oli-oli
Did you apply Tire Black ???:nono

Did you apply Tire Black ???:nono
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By oli-oli
Thanks a lot guys! All I needed was some...

Thanks a lot guys! All I needed was some assurance that the solution was nothing more than a battery change.

Ride safe everyone!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By oli-oli
Slight hesitation when starting bike

It's a 2011 1200GS TB, 19,000 kms... A couple of times over the last month, I noted that it hesitated a bit before starting (running smoothly thereafter). Immediate suspect was a failing battery....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 17,619
Posted By oli-oli
Started riding (again) after age 50. Got an '05....

Started riding (again) after age 50. Got an '05. Now at 58 and on an '11 TB. Loving it!
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,718
Posted By oli-oli
I've had the Givi E45 for three years now, first...

I've had the Givi E45 for three years now, first on my '05 1200GS and now transferred to my '11 TB. I've ridden on paved roads which, as is common here in the Philippines, often suddenly turns to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 108,839
Posted By oli-oli
...they lookit. Thanks!

...they lookit. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 108,839
Posted By oli-oli
Brand of crashguards please?....

Brand of crashguards please?....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 108,839
Posted By oli-oli
Good one, dmac!:freaky

Good one, dmac!:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 108,839
Posted By oli-oli
Hi DerWildy. Nice bike! I'm awaiting...

Hi DerWildy. Nice bike!

I'm awaiting delivery of my own Black Beauty, and I ask: Do you think it'll be difficult to spot oil leaks and such in a blacked-out engine of the TB?

Prost!:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By oli-oli
See "Pigs on Tour"

...somewhere middle of this thread:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=435007&page=428
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 958,137
Posted By oli-oli
It's a GS "Thing"

En route to Sagada in the Mountain Province of the Philippines... forgot my sun block!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,031
Posted By oli-oli
check rear flange

I'd like to add that before you bolt your rear wheel on, clean and check the flange. These are what I discovered in mine...
Forum: Asia 10-15-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 218,984
Posted By oli-oli
Sara is about 60-odd kms from Iloilo city, and...

Sara is about 60-odd kms from Iloilo city, and some sundays we do breakfast rides to that little town. The main road from Iloilo city to Sara does wind though some hills but I personally haven't...
Forum: Asia 10-14-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 218,984
Posted By oli-oli
Hey Union7, I'm Pinoy through and through,...

Hey Union7,

I'm Pinoy through and through, and I live in Iloilo City.

The ride you describe is the eastern leg of the "Round Panay" trip that our small group (3-5 riders) does some weekends,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,231,515
Posted By oli-oli
Well, your pics here and your handle at MCP did...

Well, your pics here and your handle at MCP did catch my attention. But, I got my own baby (05 GS) down here in the Visayas, and I'm still enjoying it.

Good luck on the sale! Again, your pig's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,231,515
Posted By oli-oli
Sweet, man! But is this the bike up for sale at...

Sweet, man! But is this the bike up for sale at MCP?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By oli-oli
Prolonged immobilization (splinting/casting) has...

Prolonged immobilization (splinting/casting) has caused your thumb, and indeed your whole hand, to stiffen and weaken. Rehab involves application of heat, stretching of soft tissue and strengthening...
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,235
Posted By oli-oli
By the end of the day, you may notice your foot...

By the end of the day, you may notice your foot swelling. It'll be uncomfortable and maybe a little painful, but it's really no big deal and that will eventually go away as the healing progresses....
Forum: Face plant 07-17-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,235
Posted By oli-oli
Sorry, I completely forgot about your original...

Sorry, I completely forgot about your original question...

Your bone will completely heal in about 4 mos. However, in about 2-3weeks from now, most, if not all of the pain, may be gone. That's...
Forum: Face plant 07-17-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,235
Posted By oli-oli
That's the 5th metatarsal, bro. And i hope that...

That's the 5th metatarsal, bro. And i hope that as new bone grows over the fracture, a bunionette (same as a bunion, but on the pinky toe side) doesn't develop. Perhaps you should start looking at...
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,235
Posted By oli-oli
Hmm... Marty, I may be wrong, but it seems you...

Hmm... Marty, I may be wrong, but it seems you broke the 3rd, 4th, and 5th metatarsals!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,653
Posted By oli-oli
for pain relief: - STRETCHING exercises of the...

for pain relief:
- STRETCHING exercises of the neck, shoulders, upper/lower back, hamstrings, gastrocs.
- mild muscle relaxants (don't know what local brands you have there).
- general pain...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 653
Posted By oli-oli
Hello Kit. Sorry about your mishap. Perhaps...

Hello Kit. Sorry about your mishap.

Perhaps photo(s) of your injured bike will aid in the diagnosis...

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,428
Posted By oli-oli
strap 'em

One can never be too sure about mounting panniers, that's why some guys place on additional straps, whether to fix them to the racks or to somehow delay an eventual fly-off. I've seen straps through...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By oli-oli
Oh, another thing... Does anybody know the story...

Oh, another thing... Does anybody know the story on the new, "improved" controller (black coating/"better" o-ring). Have the failures stopped or at least decreased in incidence? I know the sales have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By oli-oli
Thanks fellas! Guess nobody in the asylum's...

Thanks fellas! Guess nobody in the asylum's daring (or stupid) enough to seal their cover. But there is somebody out here who's done it and gave me the idea. I'll keep a watch on him and tell you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By oli-oli
RogerJ, thanks! I travel with a jumper in my tool...

RogerJ, thanks! I travel with a jumper in my tool kit, but i guess a spare controller is better.

What bugs me though is that I'd have to open the side panel and remove the fp cover after every...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By oli-oli
Sealing Fuel Pump Cover

Hello all. I've recently experienced the obligatory fuel pump contoller failure on my 05 12gs, and done the necessary replacement (black finish/blue o-ring.)

I've been told that sealing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By oli-oli
http://i662.photobucket.com/albums/uu348/rvtmd22/f...

http://i662.photobucket.com/albums/uu348/rvtmd22/fuses2.jpg

this is from an 1150R forum. not sure if it's the same for the GS, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By oli-oli
check fuse #3.

check fuse #3.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By oli-oli
rdwalker (robert?), guided by your photo, i...

rdwalker (robert?),

guided by your photo, i was able to access the gearing mechanism in less than 5 mins. the figuring out what to do and fiddling with the system until things were set properly...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By oli-oli
thank you p-pounder and rdwalker for responding. ...

thank you p-pounder and rdwalker for responding.

the cases are new (few months old) and i think i can have them repaired or changed at no cost for the service. problem is i got them all the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By oli-oli
vario case mech derailment?

Hi 'all! Been lurking here for a while now and sapping up lots of useful info. This is one fine site. Now, for my own concern:

Not too long ago, some nut attempted to collapse my expanded right...
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