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Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-17-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 59,012
Posted By BigBlue
Here is my Garmin Streetpilot 2610 mounted on...

Here is my Garmin Streetpilot 2610 mounted on Touratech Mount on my R1200 GS Adventure.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By BigBlue
Garmin 2610 screen freezing while in use

This has probably been asked before, but here goes. My Garmin 2610 screen has started freezing while in use. I get either one or three high pitched beeps then all data, ie speed, time to next turn...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Autocom and Radio Fitting R1200GSA

I know there have been previous posts on this issue, but my problem is slightly different.

Does anyone know the best place to fit an Autocom PRO7 unit and a Kenwood TK3201 radio on an R1200GSA. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,441
Posted By BigBlue
Had Anakees on all my previous GS's. My 07 GSA...

Had Anakees on all my previous GS's. My 07 GSA came with them as standard, had they not I would have changed to them. They suit my riding style. My wife's new 07 GS came with Tourance's as...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 36,850
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Just Seen This

This thread has come back to the first page and I have just sen it. I feel well justified in adding my tuppenceworth to the debate.

I am now on my 5th GS incarnation in my new 07 R1200GSA. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,324
Posted By BigBlue
YES. I ride an 07 GSA and have 12 years...

YES. I ride an 07 GSA and have 12 years experience most on GS's. The GSA is not a bike I would recommend to a novice. I am 6'4" tall and even I find the bike a bit of a stretch. If money is no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By BigBlue
Anakee V Tourance

I have had Anakees on my 2 R1100GS's and my R1150GS and would have liked them on my new 07 1200GSA but knew that BMW were fitting Tourances as standard.

My thoughts must have been transmitted to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2007, 02:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,972
Posted By BigBlue
It does everything the 1150GSA did only it does...

It does everything the 1150GSA did only it does it 10-20mph faster. You have been warned!!!.

For those with less than a 34" inside leg don't get the standard topcase or you may not be able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,360
Posted By BigBlue
Because nothing else will take you to the ends of...

Because nothing else will take you to the ends of the earth then let you have ear to ear grinning fun once you get there.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,972
Posted By BigBlue
It fits someone who is 6'4" tall perfectly. I...

It fits someone who is 6'4" tall perfectly. I know because it fits me!!
:clap :clap :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,340
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Look at This

If you want to see something other that whining and moanining check out this thread

forum/Bikes/GSpot/I Love my GS
:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,202
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Well Done

Your photograph was attached and looks great. Glad you are enjoying your GS. Just a word of warning owning one is a drug. You are now on your way to being an addict.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,202
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb I Love My GS

As there are a lot of threads knocking the various GS's I feel that I have to redress the balance and start this thread.

I love my 07GSA, picture attached, and have loved my four previous GS's an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,140
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Got The Mag

I subscribe to T.W.O. so read the article just before I got my 07GSA. Glad I waited and did not buy an 1150GSA when I had the chance. The article is good and to be honest gives both bikes a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By BigBlue
my 07GSA with 800 miles does this. can be...

my 07GSA with 800 miles does this. can be controlled by altering throttle positio as you back off on deceleration.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Great Choice

Congrats on your purchase. I have had my Alpine White 07GSA with full luggage for three weeks. Love it and can't stop grinning. Just back from a 100 mile trip to the shops to get a Sunday paper. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By BigBlue
Thanks

That has made me feel a lot better. I now know that my bike is normal and not broken. Another BMW quirk but a very confusing one.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By BigBlue
Fuel Gauge Problem R1200GSA

Bought a new 07 R1200GSA about 2 weeks ago, the fuel gauge was not working and was registering empty on the digital bar display. I arranged with the dealer to have it repaired at it's first service....
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By BigBlue
Supply Problems

Just ordered a Touratech Garmin GPS mount adaptor for my 07GSA arrived the next day. Ordered a screen for my Rockster from Wunderlich arrived yesterday 2 days after ordering. Both seem to alive and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,265
Posted By BigBlue
Various GS's

I am now on my 5th GS incarnation in my 07GSA, the pprevious 4 being an R80GS, 2 R1100GS's and an R1150GS. None come close to the 07GSA it is awesome. It looks good, has a great tank range and with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 193,519
Posted By BigBlue
Day 1

This is my new R1200GSA on Day 1 photographed at the Loch Na Craig Viewpoint overlooking Aberfeldy.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Glad you like it and bought one the same, a man...

Glad you like it and bought one the same, a man of good taste. The scenery is the Loch Na Craig Viewpoint overlooking Aberfeldy just before the mother of all hail storms. The 1200GSA must be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb New 07 GSA

I have just bought an 07GSA for the equivalent of $24000 this side of the pond. I went for the Alpine white non ABS. I had BMW luggage and additional lights factory fitted. The luggage,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,558
Posted By BigBlue
Just read this thread. I knpow this probably...

Just read this thread. I knpow this probably won't help but here goes. I have owned five different GS's, an R80GS, 2 R1100GS's and R1150GS and now a new 07 R1200GSA Had Michelin Anakees on all of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,251,014
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Brand Spanking New

Just picked up my new R1200GS Adventure from John Clark BMW, Dundee and took it for a spin. Back to Perth, up through the Sma Glen to Aberfeldy then back to Perth. Awesome bike, fuel gauge not...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2007, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By BigBlue
Bike Hire

I know that two of my local dealers hire bikes. They are Perth Motorcycles and Cupar Motorcycles. Both part of the same group so links from each others web sites. I don't know if they do Adventure...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By BigBlue
Small town called Perth

Hi,

I live in the small town called Perth which is in fact a city commonly known as the 'Fair City' Scone, which is a little village outside Perth and Scone Palace was the ancient Palace where...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By BigBlue
Thanks I'll give that a go. My bikes a 2000...

Thanks I'll give that a go. My bikes a 2000 GS1150 with 22000 miles on it. Otherwise its in great condition
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By BigBlue
Wicked Suspension Problem

My 2000 model R1150GS has developed a creaking sound from the rear end when I bounce it up and down. Does anyone know what may be causing this and how can I stop it? My dealer has checked it over and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By BigBlue
Help with GPS

HI, I am thinking of buying a Garmin 2610 can someone tell me do you have to stop at borders in europe and load different maps. Also do you have to plot the routes on your computer at home before...
Forum: Europe 10-02-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Glad to help

No problem, anything else you need help with on the music front get in touch. It is one of my other passions after motorbiking

:clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,213
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Back to BMW

Changed my 1999 R1100GS for an 04 KTM 950S Adventure, the GO!!!!!! model in June this year. Added Akros high front mudguard conversion and Hepco & Becker Gobi's.

Went to Europe in August with...
Forum: Europe 10-01-2006, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By BigBlue
Who is it?

Don't know the name but it sounds Russian in origin and very like something Vangelis would have done. He did Chariots of Fire etc. Might be worth searching his music.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Dents in Gobi Panniers

I recently dropped a fully laden plastic Gobi Pannier which landed directly on one of the corners. The result of this caused a dent in the outer skin of the pannier. As it is double skinned, the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2006, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Great Photos

First time I have seen a post by you. Wow what great pics. The only down side is that now everyone will realise what a great usually traffic free country we have and they will all want to come...
Forum: Europe 08-04-2006, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Second Hand KTM's

Phil,

I bought my 04 KTM 950 Adventure S GO!!!! model with 8000 miles on the clock from my local KTM dealer Drysdales in Perth. At that time he had two other second hand Adventure S's and at...
Forum: Europe 08-04-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,501
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Run Outs/Meets

Since there seems to be a reasonable amount of us in Scotland, whey don't we set a date and arrange a run to somewhere from somewhere.

I am off next Saturday to Germany with my wife. She will be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,088
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Here's one for Drysdales

Had my 9000 mile service done and new back tyre fitted at Drysdales with no problems. Bike is running great and will wheelie in 2nd if I want it too. I am not sure what the settings are but it does...
Forum: Europe 07-26-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,501
Posted By BigBlue
Thumb Hello from Perth

Hi, Just read your thread. I am in Perth and ride a KTM 950S Adventure GO!!!!! model. My wife has just bought a new BMW R1200S. We are both keen on touring and ride outs and go out most weekends....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,186
Posted By BigBlue
Too Hot

You guys dont know how lucky you are with all this overheating too hot to ride thread.

I live in Scotland where it snows in June and it is often so cold you either have to wear so many clothes...
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