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Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,967
Posted By Boy Racer
enjoying your ride report and pictures -...

enjoying your ride report and pictures - wondering what camera/editing equipment you took?
Forum: Australia 07-09-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,922
Posted By Boy Racer
Go the GS. I'm on MY third GS. Owned 2 x 1150s...

Go the GS. I'm on MY third GS. Owned 2 x 1150s and now 1200gsa. Have done over 300000kms 2up over the years on all different types of roads. If you want to ride deep sand a lot of skill will be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 185,088
Posted By Boy Racer
Is there enought room to use the RR steering...

Is there enought room to use the RR steering damper and keep the ignition switch in the original location?
Can mixed colours be ordered? Say orange tanks with Black fairing?
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Plus the bike which is 140kgs dry

Plus the bike which is 140kgs dry
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Weight will be 180kgs which includes everything....

Weight will be 180kgs which includes everything. Fuel(25kgs), water(8 lts), camping gear, myself with all my gear on, tools, food. Using a safari tank with a tank bag for tools and trying to put some...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Australia 04-15-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Hello John<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Hello John<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Who do you use for suspension work on your bike?
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I have had so many...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By Boy Racer
KTM 690 Suspension repairer Australia

Can anyone recommend a good suspension repairer for KTM690E in Australia? Currently setting up to do the APC Rally in July and have done a spring sag check with the bike loaded and certainly require...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
I will be taking our Redverz Tenere on this trip....

I will be taking our Redverz Tenere on this trip. I like the fact I can stand up and get dressed and is fantastic for when it’s raining and have to work on the bike. Worth the extra hassle to carry...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks. I will give the bike shop a call.

Thanks. I will give the bike shop a call.
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 159,974
Posted By Boy Racer
Car

Hello Would anyone know where I would be able to store a car and trailer at Charleville for the 2 weeks of the rally? My starting point is Charleville but will trailer the bike there as want to start...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,878
Posted By Boy Racer
I have owned 2002 adv and currently have 2006...

I have owned 2002 adv and currently have 2006 1150adv. Have just purchased a 2010gsa with the intention of selling the 1150gsa. The local bike shop had the dealership taken off them and was selling...
Forum: Australia 01-12-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 170,586
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks for the reply. I'm in. Now starts the...

Thanks for the reply. I'm in. Now starts the preperation.
Forum: Australia 01-07-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 170,586
Posted By Boy Racer
Have just done the last couple of nights reading...

Have just done the last couple of nights reading this thread and doing a lot of research on entering this year rally.
Would a R1150GSA be able to complete the course as the only 2 beemers that I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,845
Posted By Boy Racer
Something’s not right there as I have had good...

Something’s not right there as I have had good experience on the tar with the TKs and was surprised on how quick in the corners these are. Also when I took these up the Gilles range on 1150 GSA in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,612
Posted By Boy Racer
50 Year old. On my 3rd GSA. Have ridden for just...

50 Year old. On my 3rd GSA. Have ridden for just under 40 years. Raced for ten of those years. Plan to keep riding until I phyicisally cannot and then work away around it so I can.
Current bikes
08...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Boy Racer
R1150GSA to R1200GSA 2010/2011

Hello Men/Ladies

Has anyone here stepped from R1150GSA to the lastest R1200GSA 2010/2011. I'm on my second R1105GSA. Have had a 2002 and now have a 2006. A new R1200GSA has come up at a very...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 153,010
Posted By Boy Racer
Hello Burno.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Hello Burno.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
First thing would you sell and ship to Australia postcode 4751? <o:p></o:p>
If so I currently...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Boy Racer
2006 R1150GS Brake Shutter Problem

Has anyone had any brake shutter issues with the 2006 r1150gs Adv with the Integral ABS 3 system. The problem is when at speeds above 50kms and grab the front brake the lightly, the is a shutter...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Boy Racer
Has anyone done a motard CRF450X with Carrozzeria works kit?

Has anyone fitted one of the Carrozzeria works kit to a 2008 CRF450X? I am in the process of buliding a tard to do club racing and looking for cush drive aluminum wheels and found these on the net....
Forum: Australia 12-28-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Boy Racer
1150 Wheel Question (ABS rings)

Has anyone had any experiance using a set of 2005 ABS adv wheels on an 2002 ABS adv? The first thing I have noticed is the difference between the ABS pickup rings. The earlier are a cast unit that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 63,201
Posted By Boy Racer
What sort/brand is the camera you mounted on you...

What sort/brand is the camera you mounted on you helmet and where do you buy them from. I'm setting up for a trip across the top of Aus next year and looking for camera gear that is robust enough to...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By Boy Racer
AU$205.96 from BMW. Cannot believe that BMW are...

AU$205.96 from BMW. Cannot believe that BMW are cheaper.

Regards
BoyRacer
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By Boy Racer
New final drive bearing through a bearing...

New final drive bearing through a bearing supplier in Australia is AU$277.50 each. Bloody Hell. Waiting on price from BMW.
Regards
BoyRacer
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,065
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks for the feedback. I will give the pilots a...

Thanks for the feedback. I will give the pilots a go.
Regards
BoyRacer
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2007, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,065
Posted By Boy Racer
Tyres. Anakee or Pilots

Heading to Phillip Island for the Superbikes. Will be traveling with sportsbikes(R1,CBR1000RR,Blackbird). Have always run the Anakees on the 1150 GS ADV and manage to upset the Japos in the tight...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks. I will do a ring around tomorrow and...

Thanks.
I will do a ring around tomorrow and see what the bearing suppliers say about price and availability.
Regards
BoyRacer
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By Boy Racer
That's Randall. These are BMW part numbers....

That's Randall.
These are BMW part numbers. I'm chasing the type of bearing (eg- SKF or NTN)and the number off the bearing so I don't have to go through BMW.
Regards
BoyRacer
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By Boy Racer
Final drive bearing number

Has anyone have the final drive bearing number for 02 r1150gs. BMW want 1 arm and 2 legs for the bearing. Heading off for a major 2 month trip and packing some spares. There is heaps of threads on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,847
Posted By Boy Racer
Mine went at 55k. Just left home to head off to...

Mine went at 55k. Just left home to head off to Phillip Island MotoGp for a 3 week touring holiday. When we loaded the bike up with our gear and headed down the road, somthing didn't feel right in...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks. Will try it

Thanks. Will try it
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Boy Racer
Question Touratech Alum boxes sealing of holes

I purchased a second hand set of 35lt alum touratech boxes off a f650 cheap in really good condition. Purchased a rack and fitted to an 02R1150GS ADV. Had to move the mounting pucks to position the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,812
Posted By Boy Racer
Yes. Ride of a lifetime. Only live once. Need to...

Yes. Ride of a lifetime. Only live once. Need to do it while you can. My body is failing but I would put up with pain just to do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By Boy Racer
Hi Drifter I have the TT Hid high beam...

Hi Drifter
I have the TT Hid high beam replacment light assembly for 2 years now. You will be impressed. I played with adding lights on the crash bars and mounts off the beak and although they work...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Boy Racer
Go the way Johnyboxer has done as per photos. I...

Go the way Johnyboxer has done as per photos. I had no issues with the riders seat but my pillon wasn't happy. We do aprox 15-20k touring each year 2 up. I have a 02 Adv which when we first brought...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2006, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By Boy Racer
Hello Henkeltr I have been struggling on which...

Hello Henkeltr
I have been struggling on which alum panniers to buy for the last 6 months and also trying to justify the money. I am currently house bound at present due to an oil spill on the exit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-16-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,242
Posted By Boy Racer
Thanks XTPHREAK Regards Boy Racer

Thanks XTPHREAK

Regards
Boy Racer
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-15-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,242
Posted By Boy Racer
Hey Strobie When you say you have been using...

Hey Strobie
When you say you have been using 240mb regions does that mean you are using 1 region only. What I mean is the whole of Australia is 227mb. Can you load Australia as one region and use on...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,101
Posted By Boy Racer
Hi Paul Do you have a contact name for City...

Hi Paul
Do you have a contact name for City Coast M/cycles? I call them today but they didn't know what I was talking about. I want to try the Pilots. Have you fitted yours yet?
Regards
Steve
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 71,017
Posted By Boy Racer
I sold my CBR1000F to buy the Adventure. I missed...

I sold my CBR1000F to buy the Adventure. I missed the power and speed of the Japos. The Adventure is great for upsetting the want a be Rossi type riders who have the lastest and greatest colour co...
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