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Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By roguerider
I bought a new 07 1200GS last winter and had been...

I bought a new 07 1200GS last winter and had been riding an 02 R1150RT. After making a number of changes to the bike, ie windshield, saddle etc, I would never go back to the RT. To me the GS is much...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By roguerider
Had the same problem on my 07 GS. The dealer put...

Had the same problem on my 07 GS. The dealer put on new rotors under warranty about a month ago and the problem went right away.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By roguerider
Plus again on Marc's Visual Alert. Its bright...

Plus again on Marc's Visual Alert. Its bright enough even in full daylight that you won't miss it going off!!
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By roguerider
I just mist both surfaces with water with alittle...

I just mist both surfaces with water with alittle soap in it, position the sticker and then smooth it out to get all the bubbles out.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,906
Posted By roguerider
Try having your fuel sender re-calibrated. I had...

Try having your fuel sender re-calibrated. I had the same problem with my 07 and had it re-calibrated under warrenty and now it seems to be fairly accurate.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,272
Posted By roguerider
I have had mine for about a year and just...

I have had mine for about a year and just recently broke the ceramic igniter. I emailed Jetboil and they sent me new igniter at no charge. Love the stove!
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By roguerider
I have a Valentine installed on my 1200GS and...

I have a Valentine installed on my 1200GS and love it!! Also use the remote with it and Marc's Visual Alert. Only problem is that all my buddies want me to take the lead all the time!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,158
Posted By roguerider
Helpful thread! I have the same problem with my...

Helpful thread! I have the same problem with my 07 with bar backs.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,838
Posted By roguerider
Check out the FAMSA tank bags made specifically...

Check out the FAMSA tank bags made specifically for the 1200GS. They are well made, small enough to not block your view of the gages and are a two piece system like the older BMW bag I used to have...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,773
Posted By roguerider
Just bought a new air jacket and I normally wear...

Just bought a new air jacket and I normally wear a large but the Rev'it XXL fit just right! Runs a "bit small" is an understatement!
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,288
Posted By roguerider
I have had one on the last 3 bikes I've had and...

I have had one on the last 3 bikes I've had and had the same experience as you. I know there are some riders out there that don't like them for a variety of reasons but if it just keeps one !!@%%#**...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,054
Posted By roguerider
I went with the cast wheels because I don't do...

I went with the cast wheels because I don't do anything tougher than gravel roads with this bike. My dealer mentioned to me that the one place where you could get into trouble with the cast wheels is...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,615
Posted By roguerider
A buddy and I both had Rick make custom seats for...

A buddy and I both had Rick make custom seats for us a couple of years back. I rode down to his shop and waited while he built the seat but he didn't have time to complete the rain cover for my...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,404
Posted By roguerider
+1 on New Enough! Great company to do business...

+1 on New Enough! Great company to do business with!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By roguerider
I have TPM and the computer on my 07 GS with mag...

I have TPM and the computer on my 07 GS with mag wheels. It reads the actual tire pressure and will also give you a warning signal in the dash if you suddenly start to loose pressure.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By roguerider
I have a blue u shaped bag made of the same...

I have a blue u shaped bag made of the same material that water proof raft bags are made of. It came with a K100LT that I had but would probably fit other bikes and it holds a ton. If interested let...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By roguerider
Sorry about the late reply. I have the 3m paint...

Sorry about the late reply. I have the 3m paint protection stuff on the tank and also cut a piece of the rubber anti-slip stuff that they make for drawers and have never had a problem. I do make sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By roguerider
I picked up my 07 1200GS in December and now have...

I picked up my 07 1200GS in December and now have about 1,400 miles. The mileage has steadily improved and is now up to about 42 (average around town and highway but mostly around town). This is with...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 34,800
Posted By roguerider
Just picked up a new multitec after trying it and...

Just picked up a new multitec after trying it and the new Schuberth. The multitech was quieter and MUCH more comfortable. I've had a C-1 for several years and liked OK but not very comfortable for my...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By roguerider
+1 on the Grip-Tek. I just soaped them up on the...

+1 on the Grip-Tek. I just soaped them up on the inside and they slid on fairly easily. No cutting!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,444
Posted By roguerider
The combination Givi screen and Adventure...

The combination Givi screen and Adventure winglets is great. It is nearly as quiet as my R1150RT that I just sold. If you use a site like Photo Bucket to put your photos on line they have a program...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,444
Posted By roguerider
I bought my new R1200GS in December and am using...

I bought my new R1200GS in December and am using the winter months to get it set up like I want it for the summer. This web site has been invaluable in that process. Givi windscreen with Adventure...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,615
Posted By roguerider
A couple of years ago and friend and I had Rick...

A couple of years ago and friend and I had Rick Mayer do seats for his R1100RT and my K1100LT. I rode down to Ricks shop in northern California and he did the work while I waited. I paid for a rain...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By roguerider
+1 on the Valentine!

+1 on the Valentine!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,188
Posted By roguerider
+1 Had this set up for a couple of months and its...

+1 Had this set up for a couple of months and its nearly as quiet as my 1150RT!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,746
Posted By roguerider
Check out www.grip-tek.com...

Check out www.grip-tek.com (http://www.grip-tek.com). I ordered a set (they actually send 3 sets) for my new R1200GS and they work great. Takes a bit longer for the grips to heat up but after that...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By roguerider
I have had both headlight modulators and BRAKE...

I have had both headlight modulators and BRAKE tail light LED's in three of my bikes. The headlight modulator (in my opinion) is the best way to stand out to other drivers coming head on. I have had...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By roguerider
Try these two sites www.boltdepot.com...

Try these two sites
www.boltdepot.com (http://www.boltdepot.com)
www.mmsacc-stainless.com (http://www.mmsacc-stainless.com) (MMS and Accessories)

I've used both and they are willing to send out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By roguerider
One nice dirt road ride is from Grave Creek past...

One nice dirt road ride is from Grave Creek past Galice down to the Rogue River Ranch. Some of that area was burnt over a couple years ago or so but the area at the ranch (Marial) is outstanding and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By roguerider
Take a look at the FAMSA made just for the...

Take a look at the FAMSA made just for the 1200GS/A. I haven't had a chance to try my new one on a trip yet but it looks like it will work well, very well made and easy to re-fuel. This is available...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By roguerider
Forgot to mention that the combination Givi...

Forgot to mention that the combination Givi windscreen and Adventure winglets (as many of you mentioned) works great! About as quiet as my R1150RT. Very happy with the Adventure bags and vario top...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By roguerider
Thanks

Since I got my new 07 1200GS in December I have been busy adding farkles and the help from Adventure Riders has been invaluable. One thing that I couldn't find much info on was the FAMSA tank bag...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,108
Posted By roguerider
Just bought a new R1200GS and the dealer said...

Just bought a new R1200GS and the dealer said that only the muffler is chromed, not the headers. As the Adventure bags I have cover the muffler anyway there didn't seem any reason to have this added...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By roguerider
Thanks much everyone!

Thanks much everyone!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By roguerider
Side stand enlarger 07

Does anyone know if a side stand enlarger for the 07 GS/GSA is available? I know that they changed the shape of the side stand in 06 or 07 and the ones I've seen for the 1200GS don't fit the 07's....
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 126,386
Posted By roguerider
Just received my R1200GS reflective stickers...

Just received my R1200GS reflective stickers (group order with a friend). Can I use the normal water mist on back of sticker and on surface application technique? Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By roguerider
I ordered my new R1200GS in late October from my...

I ordered my new R1200GS in late October from my local dealer and it was here the week before Christmas. Kind of a fun process as you get to have the bike put together exactly like you want it. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,747
Posted By roguerider
Glad you love the new bike. Might want to take a...

Glad you love the new bike. Might want to take a look at some of the threads on this site re break-in. I just finnished the first 600 on an 07 GS 1200 and the dealer definately recommends a different...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By roguerider
I have a Wolfman Beta that is similar in figuring...

I have a Wolfman Beta that is similar in figuring out. One thing that finally helped was to look at the top zipper and see which way the flap lays. The bag should sit on the bike so the flap is on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By roguerider
Take a look at the Famsa bags sold specifically...

Take a look at the Famsa bags sold specifically for the 1200GS. View at
www.bikerworldusa.com/famsa (http://www.bikerworldusa.com/famsa)
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