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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 262,176
Posted By Trailblazin
Game on. http://i.imgur.com/4jdfkDQ.jpg

Game on.
http://i.imgur.com/4jdfkDQ.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By Trailblazin
I just paid $20,300 US Dollars out the door for a...

I just paid $20,300 US Dollars out the door for a loaded 2015 GS Adventure in Germany. 1.39% interest rate here too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,651
Posted By Trailblazin
Yes but I dont want to buy one. I want to trade....

Yes but I dont want to buy one. I want to trade. Dont think the dealerships willing.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,651
Posted By Trailblazin
I just want a solid black seat. I thought I was...

I just want a solid black seat. I thought I was going to be able to get the GS seat for my GSA but they didnt know anything about that. I pick my bike up next week and im going to ask again. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,651
Posted By Trailblazin
Sargent Seat

First time buying an aftermarket seat... do I have to send him my OEM seat or is that all included w the $700 price tag?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Trailblazin
Hippo grip recommendations for GSA

Anyone use them? I need them to fit over bark busters.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Trailblazin
Germany riding groups?

Anyone know of any that wouldnt mind an American tagging along? I'm learning German so the language barrier is welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Trailblazin
November/Dec Orders equipped with Trail Attacks/anakee?

Curious what my bikes goin to have, dealer said it could be anakee 3 or trail attacks. Anyone out there recently take order of a bike? What tires were mounted?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Trailblazin
Anyway to keep them from turnin crap brown?

Anyway to keep them from turnin crap brown?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Trailblazin
Chrome Exhaust Option?

Ordered a new GSA today. I was under the impression the chrome exhaust option made the muffler cannister shiney chrome? Dealer said it just makes the pipes chrome so they dont turn crap brown. Can...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Trailblazin
31/38 or 38/45 Panniers?

I think the 31/38 Touratech panniers are sexier. Should I get the bigger ones though? I typically pack light. Anyone out there wish they went bigger after the fact?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,209
Posted By Trailblazin
Are earplugs really necessary? I could hear my...

Are earplugs really necessary? I could hear my own voice plain as day at highway speeds on my f800.... Im pretty sure no hearing damage was happenin
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,997
Posted By Trailblazin
I'm not seeing an option to get 35L cases for the...

I'm not seeing an option to get 35L cases for the '14 GSA, they only have a link on there for the 45L on advdepot
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By Trailblazin
Thanks for the advice, I'm active duty USAF and...

Thanks for the advice, I'm active duty USAF and heading to Ramstein.

MSF course within the last year? They won't sign me up for it here in the states unless it's older than 3 years old. I guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
Ya, it changed my mind. I think I'm sold on the...

Ya, it changed my mind. I think I'm sold on the ESA now. I haven't ordered the bike quite yet, I'm waiting until I get to Germany in Sept.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By Trailblazin
I'll be ordering it through military sales...

I'll be ordering it through military sales because it's significantly cheaper. I can save almost $4k compared equivalently to a US bike. I like the idea of picking it up at the factory though, I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By Trailblazin
Germany inbound/'15 R1200GSA on Order

I've never traveled outside North America so I was pretty excited when I got orders to work in Germany for 4-7 years! I plan on ordering my new bike this fall and will be preparing to put a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
Would the ESA shocks that you're expecting be...

Would the ESA shocks that you're expecting be more expensive than a set of regular shocks?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
Ya, I have... I'm just making sure it's the right...

Ya, I have... I'm just making sure it's the right decision really.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
That's just it, I only ride 1 up and I would...

That's just it, I only ride 1 up and I would never change the setting. Do I get the same suspension without ESA? Am I just missing out on the luxury of being able to adjust it on the fly? I feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
Why don't I just put that extra $1000 to a Ohlins...

Why don't I just put that extra $1000 to a Ohlins suspension or something?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,218
Posted By Trailblazin
Ordering new bike--Get ESA?

I have the ESA option on my F800GS and I NEVER use it. I always keep it in comfort and I can't tell if it actually does anything at all when I do change it. Should I spend the $1000 bucks to add it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 262,176
Posted By Trailblazin
What products do you guys use to detail your...

What products do you guys use to detail your bikes? I struggled keeping the black areas around the engine looking new on my F800gs.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,016
Posted By Trailblazin
Wonder if the spoked rim upgrade will be...

Wonder if the spoked rim upgrade will be available in black with the new paint scheme on the white GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,806
Posted By Trailblazin
Henshaw, Did the bars protect the plastics...

Henshaw,

Did the bars protect the plastics and muffler on your low speed drop?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,821
Posted By Trailblazin
I'm planning on getting a new GS but I'm very...

I'm planning on getting a new GS but I'm very concerned about the buffeting. It took me a long time to get my f800gs setup just right... the madstad windshield lets me look clear over it and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 594,443
Posted By Trailblazin
Do the engine crash bars protect the plastics...

Do the engine crash bars protect the plastics from a stand still tip over? I'm clumsy as hell and drop my bike when its sitting still at least 2 times a year!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 262,176
Posted By Trailblazin
Do the upper crash bars protect the bikes...

Do the upper crash bars protect the bikes plastics from the bike falling over? I'm clumsy as hell and drop my bike when its sitting still at least 2 times a year!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Trailblazin
Black frame/swing arm touch-up

So I'm upgrading next year to the GSA and one of the things I don't like about my F800GS is the black coated engine/frame... it has seemed to fade over just one year of riding and I can't get it back...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By Trailblazin
Will they have anything in stock? Can I order a...

Will they have anything in stock? Can I order a bike with the exact options I want? I wonder how long it will take if I do order it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By Trailblazin
Well disregard this whole thread.... check this...

Well disregard this whole thread.... check this website out: http://www.bmwmotorcycles.de/enduro/r1200gsadvmodel2010/index.php

New GSA standard model goes for $16,380... tax free. Ridiculously...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By Trailblazin
We dont pay taxes in Germany. Ill be there for 4...

We dont pay taxes in Germany. Ill be there for 4 to 8 yrs... why would I bring a heavily used bike back to the states nearly a decade later just to pay taxes on it? Ill sell it and buy a new one...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By Trailblazin
Buy bike in US or when I get to Germany?

I'm military so I wouldnt pay taxes... couldnt I just sell the bike before I return and never pay taxes on it?

What do you guys think? Any advice is appreciated.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,575
Posted By Trailblazin
I havn't heard anything... no rumors either. ...

I havn't heard anything... no rumors either. Where did you get the idea that there would be a 1280 or 1390 next year?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,972
Posted By Trailblazin
WOW thank you for being the first person to...

WOW thank you for being the first person to contribute to my thread. This is the exact type of response I was fishing for. Thanks!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,972
Posted By Trailblazin
I'm about both. I did say that I'm leaning...

I'm about both. I did say that I'm leaning towards the KTM... because of function. I miss my KTM 690 because I could take it anywhere offroad without second guessing myself, but it wouldnt take me...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,972
Posted By Trailblazin
What does an aftermarket company have anything to...

What does an aftermarket company have anything to do with being happier with a particular brand?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,972
Posted By Trailblazin
Bad things about the 1190 R

I'm in the market to buy a bike within the next year and I'm torn between the 1190R or BMW's new R1200GSA. I weigh the negatives of each bike I'm considering because it's easier and quicker than...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,087
Posted By Trailblazin
Yes but the BMW is 22k + fee's as well. So still...

Yes but the BMW is 22k + fee's as well. So still roughly 5k more.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,087
Posted By Trailblazin
Every dealer I talked to is quoting $16,799 for...

Every dealer I talked to is quoting $16,799 for it in the states. I've been considering the new water cooled 1200GS Adventure too but it's at $22k. $5k more for a bike thats not as capable offroad?...
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