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Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,065
Posted By joschi
+1 on Wunderlich Flowjet. lots of air, plus...

+1 on Wunderlich Flowjet. lots of air, plus buffeting helmet noise gone :)

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,708
Posted By joschi
Thumb 08 GSA - rock solid so far

I got a new 2008 GSA in April 08. Mileage is now about 40'000 km.

So far - except rather high oil consumption in the first year (which was fixed by replacing pistons on warranty) - zero issues.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 617,285
Posted By joschi
Thumb Wunderlich Flow Jet - no buffeting problems anymore

Being 1.96m tall, I've never been happy with the stock GSA windshield, as I could not get my head out of the buffeting zone no matter how it was adjusted.

I finally decided to go for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By joschi
I mounted my zumo550 on the GSA windshield bar,...

I mounted my zumo550 on the GSA windshield bar, using the touratech mount (with lock) and mounting extension. overall it works fine for me, and gives good usability (zumo is in direct field of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By joschi
I probably shouldn't start new threads couple of...

I probably shouldn't start new threads couple of hours before the recurring backup job runs.. :huh
nevertheless, anything reachable again since early this morning.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By joschi
Talking autumn trip through swiss and italian alps

winter is approaching fast, so it was about time for a last extended weekend trip on the best roads in the swiss/italien alps.

gps track can be found here...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,296
Posted By joschi
my 08 1200 GSA is still quite thirsty

Since day 1 I need about 0.5l per 1000km on average, and even more when driving more aggressively.
This has not changed at all during the first 20'000km (running BMW default 20W50 mineralic oil),...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By joschi
Thumb Tips for touring Alps/Austria/Switzerland/Italy

Hey John,

GS is indeed perfect for touring in the alps!

September is a good time for touring this region, with all main pass roads still being open, and temperatures in the comfort zone...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,385
Posted By joschi
Thumb my conti TA experience

I'm currently also on Conti TA on my 08 GSA.
I've had Bridgestone Battlewing 501/502 (factory equipped) and Tourance EXP on it before.

For me, the Conti TA is by far superior in terms of mileage:...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,615
Posted By joschi
+1 for rokstraps.

+1 for rokstraps.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,274
Posted By joschi
Grimselpass

still quite some snow around..


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Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,274
Posted By joschi
Last weekend in Suedtirol (Groedner Joch)

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 32,818
Posted By joschi
Thumbs down my experience with battlewing

My 08 GSA came with Battlewing 501/502 as stock tires.

While the overall performance in terms of grip is not bad at all, I'm past the indicator (front and back) on the sides of the tire (not in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,495
Posted By joschi
I've mounted mine using the BMW mounting bracket...

I've mounted mine using the BMW mounting bracket for holding the original mount supplied with the Zumo.

I've done about 3000km (Including lots of really bad roads at high speeds; no offroading) -...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,816
Posted By joschi
just rode a F800GS

I got a new F800GS as a replacement for my 08 1200GSA during the 1000km service and did ~100km on it.

Engine charateristics of the 800GS is great, lots of punch, and really fun to drive. Compared...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By joschi
I've got a 2008 GSA with ESA. You definitely can...

I've got a 2008 GSA with ESA. You definitely can change the damping while driving (I've done it couple of times already).
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By joschi
and one more: (the lame stock Garmin GPS...

and one more:

(the lame stock Garmin GPS mount is only a temporary fix, BMW mount will be installed next week..)

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By joschi
http://xor.at/images/bike/P1000117_small.JPG

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By joschi
Wicked just picked up my shiny new 08 GSA..

..thought I'll post a few pics before I take her for the first longer ride this weekend.
(after all, she'll probably never be as shiny and clean again, since I'm not much into washing and cleaning...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2008, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,954
Views: 491,751
Posted By joschi
during the last couple of weeks I spent quite...

during the last couple of weeks I spent quite some chunk of my free time to read up on this thread from p.1 - and it was definitely worth the time!

great stories, great pictures - truly inspiring!...
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