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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,154
Posted By Voyager61
Yes! I traded up from an '07 adventure...

Yes!

I traded up from an '07 adventure (24,000 miles) to the '10 model ... once I'd had a test ride I just had to have one :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,863
Posted By Voyager61
Once my earplugs are in (just the order of things...

Once my earplugs are in (just the order of things rather than noise :D ) I thumb the starter, put helmet and gloves on, then ride off ... always a couple of miles of slow (30/40 mph) urban roads to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 123,778
Posted By Voyager61
+2 Since I have put ASC to the test on the...

+2

Since I have put ASC to the test on the road I wouldn't be without it now ... I have never felt so secure on a motorcycle before ... and I'm not talking false sense here, either ...

Anyhow,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Voyager61
... and I'm with Andrew Keen: ...

... and I'm with Andrew Keen:

http://andrewkeen.typepad.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By Voyager61
+1 I did ... no regrets ... by the time ABS...

+1

I did ... no regrets ... by the time ABS and panniers are added the rest doesn't seem to add up to much cash ... tyre pressures are definitely RDC on the onboard computer display on my UK bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,598
Posted By Voyager61
I bought an Adventure ...

Hi all

Well ... over a three year period I test rode the R1150GS and R1200GS, and finally an R1200GS Adventure last August ... my story is here:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,677
Posted By Voyager61
Doesn't that just fill up with water when it's...

Doesn't that just fill up with water when it's wet?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,640
Posted By Voyager61
It's not too bad here in SE England so riding a...

It's not too bad here in SE England so riding a centrally heated motorcycle really isn't a problem ... but the real issue is the ravaging a bike can get from road salts (to say nothing of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Voyager61
Too red for my tastes. Very happy with my '07...

Too red for my tastes. Very happy with my '07 White Aluminium Metallic ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Voyager61
I got 600 off mine ... In November I went in to...

I got 600 off mine ... In November I went in to order an '08, got told I could be charged an extra 300 for an '08 or 600 less for an (in stock) '07 ...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,469
Posted By Voyager61
New new-ish R1200GS Adv

Hi All

I meant to post pictures a while ago ... but I have been distracted.

So here she is, at 400 miles (since run-in and serviced though):
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,531
Posted By Voyager61
Nice one Wildman! Great pictures (just the...

Nice one Wildman!

Great pictures (just the right size too).

And falling off (now and again) is good for the soul! If only that you learn to deal with it - the adrenaline is usually stronger...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By Voyager61
:D Actually I'm a steady 90 kilos :D But...

:D Actually I'm a steady 90 kilos :D

But guys! Honestly! Have you all ridden both the GS and the GS Adventure?

I do tend to think that more weight can mean a better ride - on the road at any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By Voyager61
Absolutely! And yes indeed ... they both are...

Absolutely! And yes indeed ... they both are great bikes. And my views are personal. And subjective.

I just didn't expect the Adv to perform so outstandingly on the road (which is where I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By Voyager61
The extra weight (which it carries rather well)...

The extra weight (which it carries rather well) may well be a factor in how completely planted it feels ... and the extra ground clearance makes a difference too ... but I had the most fun I've had...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By Voyager61
If your legs are long enough, try the 1200GS Adv...

If your legs are long enough, try the 1200GS Adv ... it completely outclasses the GS ... I promise you!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Voyager61
Ah! I see you say "R1200GSA" ... are you meaning...

Ah! I see you say "R1200GSA" ... are you meaning the GS then (with ABS?) rather than the Adv?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By Voyager61
I had a test ride on the 1200GS Adventure last...

I had a test ride on the 1200GS Adventure last weekend ... after 2 hours I was, and remain, deeply impressed by this motorcycle.

I've test ridden the 1150GS and the 1200GS (2-3 hours on each) over...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Voyager61
Maybe a dumb question ... but if the...

Maybe a dumb question ... but if the electronic/computerised part of the ABS fails what are you left with? Is it possible to stop the bike with the brakes?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,210
Posted By Voyager61
I have a test ride booked tomorrow morning on the...

I have a test ride booked tomorrow morning on the '07 GS adv ... which I am really looking forward to ... especially since I'll ride it back-to-back with my current mount.

I'll report back with my...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
It is (IPX7): ...

It is (IPX7):

http://www.tomtom.com/products/features.php?ID=335&Category=1&Lid=1
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,355
Posted By Voyager61
I sometimes suffer an itchy arse when I'm riding....

I sometimes suffer an itchy arse when I'm riding. Does anyone else out there suffer from this from time-to-time (especially in hot temperatures)?

Sorry! That was unnecessarily puerile :D
...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
It's arrived!

First impressions of my new TomTom Rider 2 (WE) ... lovely product presentation ... worthy of Apple (similar to the way the way the iPod is packaged).

Build quality looks (and feels) top notch.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,577
Posted By Voyager61
I've never had a chain replaced without both...

I've never had a chain replaced without both sprockets being replaced at the same time ... after all they wear at the same rate don't they? Seems like very bad practice to me and just asking for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 07-16-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,852
Posted By Voyager61
Hi All Just stumbled on this thread ......

Hi All

Just stumbled on this thread ... thanks for the useful links for TomTom resources ... My Rider 2 Europe is coming and I'm looking forward to getting to grips with it. This links will help...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 409,162
Posted By Voyager61
Hi All I have a pair of Daytonas (the Non...

Hi All

I have a pair of Daytonas (the Non Stops) and these really are worth the premium price. They even fit under my Alpinestar leather jeans (handy if it looks like light rain ... not the sort...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Voyager61
+ 1 "Before you do anything at all, I'd wait...

+ 1

"Before you do anything at all, I'd wait a little while.. maybe a few weeks so. You'll have a better idea of how you feel about the damage and what you want to do to fix it."
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
Thank you for that too (ie as well as pm). I'll...

Thank you for that too (ie as well as pm). I'll take extra care when fitting.

Cheers

V61
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
That's the one! Intersting comment re...

That's the one!

Intersting comment re screen. I have an MRA Vario on mine, though so far as I can tell it's profile is the same as the stock screen (else it wouldn't fit, right?).

How did you...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By Voyager61
I assumed the advantages of soft panniers would...

I assumed the advantages of soft panniers would be mainly weight but also less of an issue for minor scrapes with cars when filtering (lane splitting?).

So I have a pair of Givi T421 paniers (and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Voyager61
Anyone know www.ac-schnitzer.de ?

http://www.ac-schnitzer.de/en/bmw-motorcycles/

New to me ... maybe old news to you?

V61
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
Okay. Well I've ordered one. I'll let you...

Okay. Well I've ordered one.

I'll let you know how it works out, just in case anyone is interested. It seemed to me a much better solution than having the GPS stuck on the end of a mount obscuring...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,715
Posted By Voyager61
@ Perryhill: I will. @ HarveyMushman: :D ...

@ Perryhill: I will.

@ HarveyMushman: :D

For my part, the fender will compliment my MRA Vario (I have the one with the adjustable aerofoil – very. very functional) in the looks department.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,715
Posted By Voyager61
@ Redne Dab: I see (it was the lurker smilie bit...

@ Redne Dab: I see (it was the lurker smilie bit I didn't get). Fine. Well Doken looks like a very likely candidate ... though I haven't received a reply yet.

I did include the pictures of the...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,715
Posted By Voyager61
Not sure I understand if you are commenting or...

Not sure I understand if you are commenting or being facetious?
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 31,715
Posted By Voyager61
Hi All I have just stumbled on this thread....

Hi All

I have just stumbled on this thread. Sad, I know, but I like the look of the front fender.

Anyhow, looking at it I think that this company may be the manufacturer of some of the parts...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Voyager61
SW-MoTech TomTom mount: anyone tried one?

Hi All

Subject says it all really ... this is it:

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/2596/108/

Any of you got one? Looks like a v sensible position for the GPS to me ... just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,619
Posted By Voyager61
Have you seen the Vario versions: ...

Have you seen the Vario versions:

http://www.mra.de/html/gb/gb-catalog.htm

I have a Vario like "1891-2-VT" on my V-Strom ... works an absolute treat.

V61
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,124
Posted By Voyager61
Probably a bit late, but I think I've just...

Probably a bit late, but I think I've just discovered some really excellent sunglasses. I've recently bought a pair of Madison Ravens (from a cycling store) ... flexible plastic frames, fit inside a...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By Voyager61
I have the Action Shorts and they are quite warm,...

I have the Action Shorts and they are quite warm, but overall the feeling of security they give is well worth it.

To be honest I cannot say if they are warmer than armoured leathers (I usually...
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