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Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 12:18 PM
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Views: 247
Posted By Citrus32
TT R1100/1150GS pannier racks on clearance items at Touratech Canada

Disclaimer! I in no way have an affiliation with BMW Moto-Montreal / Touratech Canada. With that said, they emailed me a "clearance" list today.

One thing that caught my eye was 2x sets of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,956
Posted By Citrus32
Unfortunately it's not the most straight forward...

Unfortunately it's not the most straight forward procedure ever, but not too difficult either. If you google "advrider" "beak" and two inmates YettiGS and BluesBleu you'll see a few threads those...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,701
Posted By Citrus32
How many of these in Canada?

so the guestimate was what? ~200 SE variants in North America? anyone know how many might have made it to Canada? Is mine an endangered species?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,956
Posted By Citrus32
R1100gs se

Here's mine. A few cosmetic changes at the front end most recently, some hand-made (working nicely!) wind deflection kit, re-covered Corbin seat, modified crash bars, and newly fitted TKC80 / K60...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By Citrus32
Wow! lots of responses! thanks everyone!!!! ...

Wow! lots of responses! thanks everyone!!!!

I will try the heating (with a heat gun) and the tightening method to see if that cures the issue temporarily. I'm kicking myself because i just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By Citrus32
Question 1999 R1100GS rear swingarm pivot bearings?

having just done my 10,000 km checkup, I found slight free play in my swing arm pivot bearings (i think that's what this is anyway)...I was wondering if the kind of free play below is normal, if it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By Citrus32
Pivot bearing free play

you mention issues with the swing arm pivot bearings...I have a question which you may know the answer to.

having just done my 10,000km checkup...If measured at the rear outer edge of the tyre,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,996
Posted By Citrus32
Aviator style ear cups?

Might not be noise cancelling, but this guy might just have something of interest...

http://quietridemuffs.com/

I'm thinking to guinea pig this one.
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,676
Posted By Citrus32
Thanks for the idea Zebedee, watching Grocks's...

Thanks for the idea Zebedee, watching Grocks's videos has provided me with some insight there! Looks like my level of precision will be ok. Still keen to know the nominal range of vacuum generated,...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,676
Posted By Citrus32
actual vacuum values?

Hi guys,

anyone got any idea what the range of actual vacuum (either relative to ambient pressure e.g. -XXkPa, or -XXmbar etc. or absolute pressure?) would be on an 1100/1150/1200GS? I'm trying to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By Citrus32
oil type

Re: drain plug, thanks guys! I'll look for that, seems like an air lock issue is the consensus, would be great if that solved it.

Vegasgsa, I'm using 20w50 Castrol Grand Prix (API SG mineral oil)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By Citrus32
wow, thanks guys, all good insight!

wow, thanks guys, all good insight!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,757
Posted By Citrus32
Eek Where does my oil go? (R1100GS)

I am a little perplexed at where the hell my oil dissapears off to when I go to check it. I'm getting used to second guesing the GS now, but it can show anything from its ACTUAL oil level if I follow...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Citrus32
fixed it

So it turns out having heard that this fails around 70,000 mi and mine having 72,000 mi when this happened I went and ordered both from max. In taking it apart...the speedo cable gave up, binding to...
Forum: Canada 09-27-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Citrus32
Thumb Anyone put their bike on a train?

Looks like the last time this was discussed was here in 2006: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158151

I'm looking at riding the TCAT east-west from the East Coast to Vancouver...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,121
Posted By Citrus32
Yetti's old beak

first, thanks Yetti for a great beak with all the trimmings! and BMW4LIFE for tons of info!

here's the first photo of my beak on the bike - i've converted a few things on the 1100 now and will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Citrus32
having seen a couple or 1200GSAs brand new and...

having seen a couple or 1200GSAs brand new and many other oil heads back to 1999, some amount of friction will exist only from the brake pads slightly pressing on the disk, and then more with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Citrus32
Anyone have a photo of what it's supposed to look...

Anyone have a photo of what it's supposed to look like in there? The teeth that meet between the wheel and the drive look a little worn to me but it could be honing during manufacture? They still...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Citrus32
Wow! Thanks for all the replies guys! I'm...

Wow! Thanks for all the replies guys! I'm planning on replacing both but just wanted to make sure I didn't have a bigger problem I took the wheel off. Is there anything else that could fail? Photos...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Citrus32
Wish I read this a week ago! 70,340 miles and...

Wish I read this a week ago! 70,340 miles and TWANG, the needle drops to zero. And i'm a day's ride from home...darn.
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 245,049
Posted By Citrus32
+1 on renting one in Ontario. I'm in Kingston and...

+1 on renting one in Ontario. I'm in Kingston and have been looking for one of these for a while!
Anyone?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 32,221
Posted By Citrus32
how did you bend it?

OK Moose,

so I'm a big fan of these plans of yours, and have decided to make some of my own. I'm using 1.5mm (0.063 thou) 5052, have modified your patterns a little and cut my sheets to...
Forum: Canada 01-10-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,543
Posted By Citrus32
ECE 22.05 in Ontario

Well in Ontario anyway, it now looks like the majority of standards, including ECE 22.05 are now accepted:

http://www.ontariocanada.com/registry/view.do?postingId=8502
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