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Forum: Asia 08-28-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,803
Views: 783,778
Posted By Aurelius
I definitely want to go back some day. I have...

I definitely want to go back some day. I have traveled all over the world, and I still consider Indonesia to be the most beautiful country I've seen. Plus the food is much better than anything I've...
Forum: Asia 08-21-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5,803
Views: 783,778
Posted By Aurelius
I see we're both from the same city. I was born...

I see we're both from the same city. I was born in Bandung. :thumb
Forum: Asia 08-20-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5,803
Views: 783,778
Posted By Aurelius
Anybody here seen this film?

I saw this the other night, thinking that it was made in the Phillipenes. Imagine my surprise when my mother came out and said they were speaking Indonesian! :eek1 I left Indonesia at the age of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
I was thinking the very same thing, Jim. :dunno

I was thinking the very same thing, Jim. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
The real reason for FD failures?

I found this bit on another website. The poster claims that it was written by an ex-BMW development and testing employee. Make of it what you will:

It isn't the design of the final drive that is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By Aurelius
It's just something you have to live with. My...

It's just something you have to live with. My 1150GS had a very clunky transmission. The 1100's I've ridden were even worse. The transmissions in my K1200S and R1200RT were somewhat smoother, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
Have you seen Mike Oughton's thread about his...

Have you seen Mike Oughton's thread about his epic ride across the US and into Canada? His 1150GS' final drive failed three times on that trip, and even he admitted that it had made him think twice...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
How did it happen? Was he doing something...

How did it happen? Was he doing something reckless, like riding the bike off pavement? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
Two things that are often ignored when making...

Two things that are often ignored when making these sorts of comparisons: (1) final drives have been known to fail with relatively little mileage on them, and (2) incipient failure of chains and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,233
Posted By Aurelius
I sold my 1150GS with 50,200 miles on the...

I sold my 1150GS with 50,200 miles on the odometer. Prior to the sale, we checked its final drive thoroughly for any signs of incipient failure. Nothing showed up: no play in the rear wheel, no fluid...
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