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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By aussiestrider
Wicked I have a neighbor with a Leo Vince on his R1200R,...

I have a neighbor with a Leo Vince on his R1200R, and I think it sounds bloody good. I guess I'm hopelessly tone deaf !!:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By aussiestrider
The age of the tires is not the point (within...

The age of the tires is not the point (within reason). 10K miles is bloody good, but also is missing the point. It's more a question of how much tread do you have left. If you're down to the wear...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,406
Posted By aussiestrider
Ver nice. Mine came loose and was hanging by on...

Ver nice. Mine came loose and was hanging by on bolt within the first 200 miles of leaving the dealership. They gave me a new set of bolts, and recommended that I leave it off. Didn't say anything...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,094
Posted By aussiestrider
Just ordered stickers for my virginal Jesse bags...

Just ordered stickers for my virginal Jesse bags - woo hoo :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,068
Posted By aussiestrider
How much weight could ya put on the front?

How much weight could ya put on the front?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,223
Posted By aussiestrider
Charlie, give me a ring if you need a translator....

Charlie, give me a ring if you need a translator. I went on a bit of a walkabout when I was 24, and ended up in St. Louis after 6 years of bumming around. I've now been in the States for over 20...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,381
Views: 660,258
Posted By aussiestrider
You'll love it, and the gateway crew are awesome....

You'll love it, and the gateway crew are awesome. Well done :clap
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,759
Posted By aussiestrider
Jeez mate, that's scary shit. Glad your still not...

Jeez mate, that's scary shit. Glad your still not stupid :D - I'm assuming the chin bar split because it's an el cheap lid. I've got an XD4 and it feels as solid as a rock. Should be for the price...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,238
Posted By aussiestrider
It's always a giggle when I get back on the right...

It's always a giggle when I get back on the right side of the pond. This one's a bloody classic :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,920
Posted By aussiestrider
Oil change interval ??

I just read through my owners manuel for my 2011 R1200GS. It does not state a service interval for oil changes, other than taking it to a BMW dealer at least once a year.

It has the mode button...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,920
Posted By aussiestrider
I've had a couple of BMW's that I bought new and...

I've had a couple of BMW's that I bought new and clocked about 60K (miles) with no oil consumption, or any noticeable problems before selling them (83 K100 and 90 K100RS). Best as I recall, I used a...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 761,094
Posted By aussiestrider
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By aussiestrider
Here's another one. This bloke is an Aussie in...

Here's another one. This bloke is an Aussie in St. Louis, and he ships boatloads of bikes (no pun intended) down under. I don't work for him or receive any kind of financial incentives from him. Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,381
Views: 660,258
Posted By aussiestrider
BestRest Super Pillion Plate

http://gdave.smugmug.com/ADVrider-pics/i-WhGGChK/0/L/IMG_1832-L.jpg

http://gdave.smugmug.com/ADVrider-pics/i-fSZrvSq/0/L/IMG_1829-L.jpg
Added this today. Not sure about the angle. I'll load it up...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By aussiestrider
The BMW low seat is a different seat from the...

The BMW low seat is a different seat from the standard seat. It should work with the standard seat in the low position, FWIW.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By aussiestrider
I have the Montana 650 and am pleased with it,...

I have the Montana 650 and am pleased with it, although my only comparison is the El Cheapo Nuvi 255 in my car....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By aussiestrider
Ditto for me. Works well. I'll post a pic...

Ditto for me. Works well. I'll post a pic tomorrow..
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-24-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 30,704
Posted By aussiestrider
I heard about SLAP last year about a week before...

I heard about SLAP last year about a week before the event. Couldn't swing it with the late notice, but will plan on it this time. Will be riding down from STL if anyone wants to ride with me. PM me...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,735
Posted By aussiestrider
I had a set of the plastic side opening H&B's on...

I had a set of the plastic side opening H&B's on an old airhead, but they are no comparison to my Jesse Bags. This is what the Jesse racks look like on my 2011:-
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 346,068
Posted By aussiestrider
Elephant Ears

Just added these last week. They worked really well on Sunday when I rode 300 miles :clap At departure time (around 8am), the temp was 26F.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 209,432
Posted By aussiestrider
My new to me...

My new to me 2011http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/23/tuzabe8u.jpg


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By aussiestrider
I've got Bridgestone Batlewings on mine (501 on...

I've got Bridgestone Batlewings on mine (501 on the front and 502 on the rear). I've done about 5000 miles since buying the GS, and have been on a lot of dry gravel roads, some sand, some rocky...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By aussiestrider
I've got a 2011 GS with pivot pegs [made in...

I've got a 2011 GS with pivot pegs [made in Tassie :-)] and the TT enlarger thingy, coupled with size 12 boots. I feel my heel contacting with the side stand almost constantly when I'm standing, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,730
Posted By aussiestrider
I've had the same experience as Jedi5150. The...

I've had the same experience as Jedi5150. The fuel light on my 2011 GS comes on early, and it concerns me enough to often fill up when I'm only half empty. But that's cause I'm traveling and don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,381
Views: 660,258
Posted By aussiestrider
Rolled it out of the garage, removed Jesse bags,...

Rolled it out of the garage, removed Jesse bags, and took a pichttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/23/3e9uhapu.jpg


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9,816
Views: 3,094,774
Posted By aussiestrider
My recently acquired 2011...

My recently acquired 2011 GShttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/21/a3ypazam.jpg


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,563
Posted By aussiestrider
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/21/ahe7adup.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/21/ahe7adup.jpg
Does this count?


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Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,527
Views: 640,727
Posted By aussiestrider
Thanks bootlace. Smugmug looks like the way to...

Thanks bootlace. Smugmug looks like the way to go. :wink:
Forum: Australia 01-19-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,527
Views: 640,727
Posted By aussiestrider
technically challenged

Ok fellas, I know how to put up a pic using my ipad (Tapatalk), but am struggling with the good old PC. Can someone point me in the right direction? Ive got a few good pics to post. Cheers,
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,600
Posted By aussiestrider
2011 bought on July 27, 2013 with 21,000 miles....

2011 bought on July 27, 2013 with 21,000 miles. Now got 27k on the clock.

Just to put this in perspective, 10-12k per year is a lot to some, and nothing to others, but for the past 5 or so years,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,764
Posted By aussiestrider
Back in 2004 when the 1200 had just came out, I...

Back in 2004 when the 1200 had just came out, I test rode one, and made the mistake of buying a Honda ST1300 instead. 9 years later, I finally traded the ST and a G650Xchallenge in on a farkled 2011...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,381
Views: 660,258
Posted By aussiestrider
Since buying the bike in late July, I've added SW...

Since buying the bike in late July, I've added SW Motech upper and lower crash bars, 30mm risers, pivot pegz, powered locking "rugged mount" for my Montana 650, elephant ears, and removed the rear...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 364,969
Posted By aussiestrider
Falling Leaf Rally, Potosi, MO...

Falling Leaf Rally, Potosi, MO 2012http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/18/e9u4upeh.jpg


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,553
Posted By aussiestrider
I recently took a serious look at the GS again in...

I recently took a serious look at the GS again in July 2013. I have been riding ST1100's and ST1300's for 20years. After a 3 hour test ride on 3 different r1200gs models, I couldn't believe how much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 65,083
Posted By aussiestrider
Hey Snowy, I'm just browsing here and there. Are...

Hey Snowy, I'm just browsing here and there. Are you referring to the Alpine Rally in the Snowy Mtns? I went to a couple of them in the mid 1980's. Brings back good memories. Back then, I attacked...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 604,169
Posted By aussiestrider
15 years and counting - 1000 denier cordura Ultra II

I bought my Motoport Cordura Ultra II jacket and pants way back in 1998. They have travelled over 200,000 miles and have never failed. Seems, stitching etc is all good. Well, okay, 2 zipper pulls...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,790
Views: 520,350
Posted By aussiestrider
Bloody good read mate.

Bloody good read mate.
Forum: Face plant 01-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,270
Posted By aussiestrider
I was hit by a car in East Germany while riding...

I was hit by a car in East Germany while riding my K100RS around Europe in the early 1990's. Waking up in a hospital and not understanding anything being said to me seemed like a big deal at the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6,739
Views: 1,020,784
Posted By aussiestrider
Sweet - thanks G rider :thumbup

Sweet - thanks G rider :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6,739
Views: 1,020,784
Posted By aussiestrider
Question Torque settings for Front brake caliper bolts??

Changed my front pads on my Xch today. When I went to put the circlip type thingy back, I couldn't locate a groove for it on the pin that holds the pads in.

Any ideas?

Also, does anyone know...
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