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Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,695
Posted By IB1
Right is rusty brown, with a hint of blue and...

Right is rusty brown, with a hint of blue and some chrome. Left is all rusty brown. Guess I should clean them.
40000 km give or take.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,058
Posted By IB1
I have asked my tyre dealer to get me a set to...

I have asked my tyre dealer to get me a set to fit end of october. I they can't get them by then I'll get the Michelin PR4 trail.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,347
Posted By IB1
They should become available half october. ...

They should become available half october.

No more tourance next for me. Never did sa many powerslides with any vehicle as one week in the alps with the metzlers... So I woud go again for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,934
Posted By IB1
I concur to most here. Either turn your...

I concur to most here.

Either turn your headlight up higher, or add aux lights. I use clearwater darla light (50% setting during the day and 25% at night).
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,316
Posted By IB1
My only problem is that the little storage space...

My only problem is that the little storage space on top of the tank doesn't have nice seals. There is a little hight difference.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,058
Posted By IB1
Those are on the list of the ones that will come...

Those are on the list of the ones that will come out first. I didn't look for other sizes.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,709
Posted By IB1
Over here it costs €400. And we have a higher VAT...

Over here it costs €400. And we have a higher VAT at 21% (at the moment, it could be going up).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By IB1
Auto train exists, but only few people use it....

Auto train exists, but only few people use it. Riding area's? South of germany is nice, I like austria. Norway is on my to do list. Some friends of mine like eastern Europe (from Poland to Romania,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,909
Posted By IB1
It doesn't only look huge, it is huge. A bit to...

It doesn't only look huge, it is huge. A bit to big for my likings.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 22,242
Posted By IB1
Frozen blue looks quite good. :D I've seen one in...

Frozen blue looks quite good. :D I've seen one in July at the presentation.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 180,547
Posted By IB1
Post a pic when you have yours wrapped? Curious...

Post a pic when you have yours wrapped? Curious to see them on blue. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By IB1
65F? Seems really nice. YEsterday it was 54F here...

65F? Seems really nice. YEsterday it was 54F here (summer in western Europe) and streets were flooded with rain...

But to the point: RT and GSA are really different, but since I don't like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,827
Posted By IB1
Were you happy with your 13GS? If yes: no reason...

Were you happy with your 13GS? If yes: no reason to need the heavier flywheel. I don't feel my GS needs a heavier flywheel. Perfectly happy with mine as it is. But when I switch I will only notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,827
Posted By IB1
Nice, I can't say you made the wrong choise,...

Nice, I can't say you made the wrong choise, there are no wrong choises in this regard. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,528
Posted By IB1
I wouldn't recommend driving to long on a tire...

I wouldn't recommend driving to long on a tire you plugged yourself, but at garages they have got the equipment do do it properly.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,589
Posted By IB1
It is more likely the entire bike will be...

It is more likely the entire bike will be stolen...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,709
Posted By IB1
I've learned that. I always put my key (and...

I've learned that. I always put my key (and phone) in the cupholder or in the little bin. That way I don't forget it (and my pockets are empty to drive).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,058
Posted By IB1
In the video he said it was a 60/40 tire. The...

In the video he said it was a 60/40 tire. The continuous middle strip is to improve high speed stability on heavy bikes, longevity and to reduce noise. But all and all no real information in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,709
Posted By IB1
Feedback will be required... I still have to make...

Feedback will be required... I still have to make my choice. Preferably I'll take another full option one... (my poor wallet will suffer)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,838
Posted By IB1
To each his own... I couldn't possibly...

To each his own...

I couldn't possibly spend 250€ on a restaurant, but on other things I do spend quite a lot.

For the bike (specially a new GS) it is not usually a question of is it worth...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,301
Posted By IB1
Guilty. I am around 65kg (I know, I need to loose...

Guilty. I am around 65kg (I know, I need to loose some weight). I do have the factory lowered suspension which might make it a little harder to put on the centre stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,838
Posted By IB1
The cat does nothing for CO2, but it does reduce...

The cat does nothing for CO2, but it does reduce other toxic elements (CO, NOx and HC to H2O, CO2 and N2).

That said, I will leave mine in place.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,228
Posted By IB1
I use the Touratech X-low comfort seat. But that...

I use the Touratech X-low comfort seat. But that has got more to do about size than comfort. Although comfort isn't that bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,301
Posted By IB1
That's very personal, but I wouldn't put it on...

That's very personal, but I wouldn't put it on mine either.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,187
Posted By IB1
My 800ST did on average 51 MPG (US), with limits...

My 800ST did on average 51 MPG (US), with limits between 45 and 60.

My 1200GS LC does an average of 41 MPG. With limits between 23 (german autobahn 'cruising' at 125mph + ) and 50.5 (sporty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,838
Posted By IB1
Don't think you understood that post. Yes,...

Don't think you understood that post.

Yes, he did spend 2800 dollar to changes

No, the dyno was not of his bike, it came from a bike that only had the akra can, not the whole nine yard.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By IB1
Nope, but due to shorter legs my knee angle is a...

Nope, but due to shorter legs my knee angle is a lot smaller.

(and I do got different pegs) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,009
Posted By IB1
This story seems weird to me. On my GS LC I can't...

This story seems weird to me. On my GS LC I can't feel any heat. On my previous BMW (an 800) my legs got roasted. On the GS now the heat goes around me.

I do have to say that I always wear my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,058
Posted By IB1
Structures need to support themselves to. With a...

Structures need to support themselves to. With a larger structure the same load is pressing down on a smaller portion of the tire.
For the bridge it is the 'moment'. Get a 5N weight at a lever of 1...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,725
Posted By IB1
5-7, 145 lbs Picking her up isn't hard. But...

5-7, 145 lbs

Picking her up isn't hard. But picking here up 7 times in less than 30 min is exhausting and causes some cramps, specially if the ground isn't level and or stable...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By IB1
Don't they all? otherwise the center stand would...

Don't they all? otherwise the center stand would have a problem (no guarantees).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By IB1
Welcome One one thing you have to do: drive...

Welcome

One one thing you have to do: drive it and have fun. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,274
Posted By IB1
Time doesn't matter. I would say: drive normally,...

Time doesn't matter. I would say: drive normally, but avoid highways and long stretches at constant speed.

It gives you some time to get used to the bike. I did the break-in in town and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,058
Posted By IB1
It isn't heavier, but since the tires are wider...

It isn't heavier, but since the tires are wider on the LC the structure can be strained more (just compare it to a longer bridge that has to carry the same weight as a shorter one).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By IB1
Mine is around 24k miles now and the dynamic ESA...

Mine is around 24k miles now and the dynamic ESA seems to be fine so far. Normally my bike will be sold before waranty runs out, so I don't worry.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,827
Posted By IB1
Very personal indeed. I live at 100 miles from my...

Very personal indeed. I live at 100 miles from my office (don't drive there each day) and if I have to visit someone I have to refuel to get back home in The evening. I usually get about 215 miles a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,827
Posted By IB1
At the moment I drive a 2013 GS LC and I need to...

At the moment I drive a 2013 GS LC and I need to change in a few months. I have to choose between the 2015 GS and the GSA.

The GS is nimbler: yes, but I do think the GSA is nimble enough. I get...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,065
Posted By IB1
My first dealer was like that. Service...

My first dealer was like that.

Service intervals of 5k km instead of 10k.
When asking for a replacement bike during service they told me: why don't you go shopping or take public transport.
A...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By IB1
My next set will be michelin Pilot Road 4 trail....

My next set will be michelin Pilot Road 4 trail. 100% road tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,301
Posted By IB1
When the cases are loaded up and the rollbag is...

When the cases are loaded up and the rollbag is on the saddle I can't get mine on the centrestand. My weight has probably got something to do with that...
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