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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,560
Posted By pauljm
2015 GS first impression

One thing I will say about the brakes is make sure you always remember what mode your in. I was recently hammering along on a road that swapped between tar & gravel. Was gunning it on tar & came up...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,250
Posted By pauljm
Jet washing your GS?

Always wet bike squirt bike wash on then blast clean with pressure washer. It's not super high powered a cheaper end less powerful job. Always being careful around electronics & bearings etc. A...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By pauljm
I spoke with the oz distributer they got a...

I spoke with the oz distributer they got a special shipment of the new tkc80 in for the BMW GS safari he said other than that they were not generally available yet. He expected early 2015 but nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,402
Posted By pauljm
Need opinions (and I know I can get them here)

Neither I would buy a 2015. :)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 291,354
Posted By pauljm
BMW Navigator V on GSW

Not sure what the iTunes issue is. I just navigated via windows explorer to find all my MP3 files then did a copy & paste to nav5 sd card in a directory called music opened it in nav5 & now have 20gb...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By pauljm
Ok so what about the 2015 changes?

Ok so what about the 2015 changes?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By pauljm
Kenda new 170/60B17 K784 BIG BLOCK TL 72Q / K4185120/70B19 K784F BIG BLOCK T...

Land in Sydney 1st week of Jan 15.
My K3 rear is close ok dead. So I need a new rear.
Same with the anakee 3 did my 1k run in on them then swapped to K3s.
Are they the new re-released TKC80s...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By pauljm
I have the small BMW tank bag works well but does...

I have the small BMW tank bag works well but does get in the way when standing off-road I just work around it if I use it off-road.
I also have the Touratech upper crash bar bags which I use on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,432
Posted By pauljm
Love the keyless start never take the key out of...

Love the keyless start never take the key out of my pocket for fuel or to start. Just like my car. It's easy riding. Great filling up, everything is just less hassle especially on long rides.
You...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,560
Posted By pauljm
Loving my GSW 2015 quick shift did take a little...

Loving my GSW 2015 quick shift did take a little getting used to but after 4500kms I love it. Unfortunately had a close encounter with a bloody wombat so I still have a month or so till my shoulder...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By pauljm
Kenda new 170/60B17 K784 BIG BLOCK TL 72Q / K4185120/70B19 K784F BIG BLOCK T...

Has anyone tried these new Kenda tyres sizes for GSW & GSAW yet. If so how do they compare to the K3,s.
Also any feedback on the new re-released Conti TKC 80s yet? Apparently the first new batch in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,611
Posted By pauljm
My 2015 GSW heated grips with grip puppies nearly...

My 2015 GSW heated grips with grip puppies nearly melts my hands on high. My 2013 was always average with grip puppies.
BMW have definitely fixed this issue on my new bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By pauljm
Gsw 2015 (Switch gear issues)

When you say shut the throttle. Do you mean while you have decent revs? I am talking about when your cruising with not many revs then shut the throttle the change down doesn't always want to go.
If...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By pauljm
I have replacements waiting at the dealer. Can't...

I have replacements waiting at the dealer. Can't ride for another 4 to 6 weeks, just had collarbone operated on.
My 2013 had 3 on the cruise cntl side the 3rd one was good for more than 25k kms....
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,216
Posted By pauljm
Shoei Hornet Adv & Nexx XD1 release dates in Australia.

Any release dates known yet? Need a new Helmet after recent crash would prefer a 2015 option. Both look interesting & may have enough changes over my crashed XD4 to consider a change. Even the...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,975
Posted By pauljm
Sena 20S Motorcycle Communicator Installation & Review

Still struggling with my SR10, love the 20s to BMW nav 5, other riders by Bluetooth but my SR10 still plays up big time. Think it's a faulty SR10 but not keen on acquiring another as it's been such a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By pauljm
Gsw 2015

I do find the clutchless down shift a little tricky if you don't have decent deceleration. Found it best to do first downshift with clutch unless your really breaking hard.
It might just need some...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By pauljm
Gsw 2015

I had 3 replaced on my 2013 in 35k. For cruise control only. Start side was always fine. But I heard of GSAW issues on safari with start switch.
It was dusty at times on the GS safari but it should...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By pauljm
Gsw 2015 (Switch gear issues)

Anyone have any comments on the new 2015 GSW?
Love mine but have had issues with the switch blocks both sides after the BMW Safari. Start button is seizing & cruise control not incrementing or...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,711
Posted By pauljm
They replaced my gloves due to fading.

They replaced my gloves due to fading.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By pauljm
I got a similar item not quit the same but an all...

I got a similar item not quit the same but an all I one item the was like $5 for a bag of 20. From a local parts store. Fitted exactly the same but easier to install.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By pauljm
Won't BMW fix it under warranty? Have you tried?

Won't BMW fix it under warranty? Have you tried?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,326
Posted By pauljm
Have a look at Touratech Australia prices you...

Have a look at Touratech Australia prices you have it good in the US. Were totally ripped off here.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,796
Posted By pauljm
MICHELIN Anakee wild response.

Thank you very much for your enquiry.
Here’s what you’ve asked :
Hi what has happened to the MICHELIN Anakee wild tyre is it still expected
Please see our response below :
Hi Paul, Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By pauljm
MICHELIN Anakee wild response.

Thank you very much for your enquiry.
Here’s what you’ve asked :
Hi what has happened to the MICHELIN Anakee wild tyre is it still expected
Please see our response below :
Hi Paul, Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,179
Posted By pauljm
Nope 2 were Tourance next. Have one set 1/2 worn....

Nope 2 were Tourance next. Have one set 1/2 worn. About 12k. Could not get Karoo 3 in OZ till October 2013 or TKC. Just finishing my 4th karoo 3. Front is close to dead hoping I can get one more rear...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,179
Posted By pauljm
Cool2 Karoo 3's wear at different tempratures.

Anyone noticed if the Karoo3's wear differently in hot & cold weather?
I am starting the think they wear more in hot weather.

Just wondering if the people who get 4000+ miles out of them are in...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,179
Posted By pauljm
Any news on the anakee wild?

Big fan of the Karoo 3 grip but 3k to 4k Kms not miles. (No idea how you guys get so many miles). Mine are slicks @4000+ Kms.
Must admit they seem to wear the more you go off road. Was riding with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,629
Posted By pauljm
Left hand switch gear. issues

Yeah mine was loose then the dealer tightened it when they replaced my switch gear for the latest generation switches as I was starting to have issues.

Everything was fine initially. Now the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,750
Posted By pauljm
GSW Taller Wind Screen

Yep I have the Wunderiich one but it's also wider great in winter but now a bit over protective for summer.
Would prefer one the same width as std but maybe a few Inches taller. I am 6' 3" or 190 cm...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,796
Posted By pauljm
R1200GS WC is as tough as the rest of them

Dropped mine in a ditch. Looking at a trail marker twice.
I ended up banged up & bruised. The bike didn't even have a scratch on it. BMW crash bars & Touratech top crash bars. Even the bars didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,249
Posted By pauljm
Good starting toolkits.

These toolkits are a great start.
http://www.motohansa.com.au/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=5303&products_id=66547
Add multigrip, extra zipties, metal putty, tyre repair kit & your pretty close.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
I was the same so I compromised & got a carbon...

I was the same so I compromised & got a carbon Leo Vince via eBay A$576 from Italy delivered to my door in about 2 weeks. Smaller & lighter than the Akrapovic. Sound not quite as good but with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
Mounted direct to clamp.

Mounted the lights direct to the bracket. I removed the post & screw holding it then drilled out the hole so the original BMW mounting screw fitted then just spaced it with 1 washer was the exact...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
Heat

Yep same here my F800gs ran way hotter than my LC. Done 10k+ so far no issues.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
Thanks I found them actually on the ztechnik...

Thanks I found them actually on the ztechnik website exactly the same as the PIAA ones but cheaper....
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,825
Posted By pauljm
R1200gs LC 2013 damper?

Is a R1200gs LC damper close yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
BMW LED auxiliary headlights mounted with Touratech Crash Bars Extns

Has anyone come up with a good way to mount the genuine BMW LED auxiliary headlights with the Touratech Crash Bar extensions. Got mine yesterday then mounted the Bars last night & realized they mount...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
Why not just order a 2014 model from the dealer....

Why not just order a 2014 model from the dealer. I am sure he could place one one.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,157,843
Posted By pauljm
It's good luck picking up a new bike in the rain....

It's good luck picking up a new bike in the rain. I picked up mine in the rain.:rofl:rofl
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