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Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,275,261
Posted By tanneman
You are featured in Bike Magazine...

You are featured in Bike Magazine (http://www.bikemagazine.co.uk/) over here in the UK. Congrats, page 90 I think.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By tanneman
Don't use stainless steel on stainless steel as...

Don't use stainless steel on stainless steel as the metal will fuse together. Just one of the things stainless steel does. The OEM or replacement bolts of similar grade is sufficient.

I never had...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 113,420
Posted By tanneman
One of the best bikes I have owned and does...

One of the best bikes I have owned and does everything. Still puts a smile on my face and can show some faster bikes a clean pair of heels. One of the best pictures of us....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By tanneman
Here...

Here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758453&highlight=fuel+strip&page=11) you go and another one (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=844902&highlight=fuel+strip)

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,954
Posted By tanneman
2009 GSA on fuel strip #4. All under warranty....

2009 GSA on fuel strip #4. All under warranty. Waiting for this one to fail.
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,364
Posted By tanneman
It is a sign of poor suspension set up. Get the...

It is a sign of poor suspension set up. Get the suspension sorted and make sure the tyres are balanced. I don't think the GS suspension was designed to cope with a 20st rider and his luggage/pillion.
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By tanneman
On the 08 onwards models the mounts bolt to the...

On the 08 onwards models the mounts bolt to the yoke by a single bolt. The second bolt clamps the handle bar between the upper and lower mount. Theses risers just fit underneath the the mounts. Here...
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By tanneman
GS Bar risers

I have posted this before in the vendors section and didn't get a response, so I thought that it may be worthwhile to post in the relevant section for the 1200GS. So here goes...

I have a...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,079
Posted By tanneman
As mentioned before, over time the EPS liner...

As mentioned before, over time the EPS liner compresses, the interior material liner degrades from the excretions from your skin and the outer shell breaks down when exposed to UV light and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,228
Posted By tanneman
Pack light, wear your Goretex suit, make sure you...

Pack light, wear your Goretex suit, make sure you are comfortable, fill up regularly with fuel and keep an eye on the oil level till about 15000mls. Breakdown cover is over rated but keep BMW dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By tanneman
I hope this helps. I have a non ABS model and...

I hope this helps. I have a non ABS model and found the brakes to be very good, got the rear up but never locked the front unintentionally. Intentionally, yes as part of motorcycle control training....
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,949
Posted By tanneman
I own one of these, silver late 2005 model. The...

I own one of these, silver late 2005 model. The last of them when the production was stopped. I love the bike. It allows you to ride it in a sensible manner on the road yet has enough power to get...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,336
Posted By tanneman
Remove the nail and if the air is leaking from...

Remove the nail and if the air is leaking from the tire then it is toast. More importantly if the side wall and carcass is damaged by the nail then repairing it is a no-no. When the tire is punctured...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,308
Posted By tanneman
All engines need to idle a bit to build up the...

All engines need to idle a bit to build up the oil pressure which occurs very quickly thanks to the improvements in engine design. The loss of oil flow and hence the oil pressure will cause failure...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,467
Posted By tanneman
I ended up buying the Balance Classic as it was a...

I ended up buying the Balance Classic as it was a bit cheaper that the Balance Oiled. Due to the shape and size of my feet few boots actually fits my feet (45-46 wide, neither here nor there). The...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,648
Posted By tanneman
What the man said and very true. By using this...

What the man said and very true. By using this method you can choose which foot to put down. Left is the usual choice since you can keep the back brake on with the right foot. Apart from all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 74,449
Posted By tanneman
First time post, so hello to everyone. On pg...

First time post, so hello to everyone.

On pg 6 the proper neat solution has been posted.

http://i1254.photobucket.com/albums/hh615/TXjamesS/Forums/FuelStripSpoof_v2.jpg
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