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Forum: Trip Planning 08-18-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By motorbikeman
Shipping from UAE to India

Hello,

Does anyone here have any experience in shipping a motorcycle from UAE to India by air?

Any recommendations?

Thanks guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,890
Posted By motorbikeman
Thanks for all the inputs guys. I got myself a...

Thanks for all the inputs guys. I got myself a Touratech lip from the local Dubai dealer. I felt a noticeable improvement on my way home from the shop.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,417
Posted By motorbikeman
If you are coming to Dubai, get in touch. I ride...

If you are coming to Dubai, get in touch. I ride a GSA with a few other BMW riders here. We could all meet. :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,890
Posted By motorbikeman
Which aftermarket windscreen for 2012 R1200GSA?

Hello guys,

I've ridden my 2012 R1200GSA for about 10,000kms. It's time for it to go get serviced and I want to change my windshield. The stock windshield isn't working at all for me. I'm about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
I always carry a puncture kit and a mini...

I always carry a puncture kit and a mini compressor. But I always used to rely on 2.2 bar for the front and 2.5 bar for the rear as prescribed in the manual! As long as my TPM showed that reading I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
Filled air. 38psi front and 42psi rear. The bike...

Filled air. 38psi front and 42psi rear. The bike seems much more agile now. Great advise from ADV members as usual. My rear tyre seems to have squared off a bit though.

What I don't understand is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
I'm from Dubai. We do quite a bit of non stop...

I'm from Dubai. We do quite a bit of non stop high speed riding for many a kilometres here. I'm assuming if I've been riding at minimum tyre pressure since I got the bike then it must have damaged...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
My last bike was a Royal Enfield so I'm no...

My last bike was a Royal Enfield so I'm no stranger to hands on maintenance. I'm still learning about a highly advanced bike like the GSA and this for example is a good learning experience. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
No the tyres are fine as of now!

No the tyres are fine as of now!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
I didn't know that! I will certainly try the...

I didn't know that! I will certainly try the pressures you mentioned. Right now its 32 front and 36 rear. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,455
Posted By motorbikeman
My GSA handles weird lately

I bought a brand new GSA some months ago and I loved how it handled. It felt light and very flickable.

However, for the last one month or so the handle has become extremely heavy and the bike...
Forum: Asia Pacific 09-12-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By motorbikeman
Riding a motorcycle from Iran into Pakistan, is it safe?

Hello,

Me and four of my friends plan to ride from Dubai to Nepal. We will cross Iran, Pakistan, India and onwards to Nepal. Can anyone here give me the latest update on border crossings between...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,561
Posted By motorbikeman
Thank you Beemerlover, I'm facing the exact same...

Thank you Beemerlover, I'm facing the exact same problems. I'm pissed off with this motorcycle now. Paid so much for it just to visit the dealer every few weeks. Also, after the first 1000kms...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,561
Posted By motorbikeman
My starter motor makes this high pitch mechanical...

My starter motor makes this high pitch mechanical clatter. Mechanic says it needs replacement. Waiting for it to arrive at the dealer in Abu Dhabi.

Also, my bike dies abruptly at times when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By motorbikeman
He checked the flywheel (large sprocket) to which...

He checked the flywheel (large sprocket) to which the starter is connected and everything seemed OK to him. Will get a replacement motor next week and I hope it's all fine after that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By motorbikeman
Starter motor blown under 1500kms

I took my 2012 GSA in for its first service. The mechanic told me that the starter motor was making an unusual sound while it cranked the engine. I couldn't point it out as the sound was there since...
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