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Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Chris_GS
I have yet to transfer my membership from QLD....

I have yet to transfer my membership from QLD. good point :D

THANKS!
Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Chris_GS
BMW Diagnostic tool (GS911 or similar) in Perth- WANTED

G'day,

Does anyone have a GS911 or similar in Perth that I can loan/borrow with liquid repayment? I want to do a PROPER throttle synch on the GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 861,945
Posted By Chris_GS
Nah mate, that could be anywhere on our citys...

Nah mate, that could be anywhere on our citys coast... 14 beaches in 60km!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,504
Posted By Chris_GS
Correct- it's a requirement of TUV, DOT and...

Correct- it's a requirement of TUV, DOT and DOTARS (Australia) as I am sure many other countries. I use it as a sticker board :)

Only for original fitment, in service use does not require it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,173
Posted By Chris_GS
Laugh I have an '07 12GS, wasn't planned but it is...

I have an '07 12GS, wasn't planned but it is apparently the cream of the 1st gen- non-powered brakes, a lot of the engine upgrades and the later sub-frame (from the tank back is the same as the '08)....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 342,528
Posted By Chris_GS
Wonder if they will fit an 07, or can be made to?...

Wonder if they will fit an 07, or can be made to? I'd love to buy a set to try out. Anyone done a retro install on a 1st gen 1200GS?



CC
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,958
Posted By Chris_GS
Jee whiz that's had some serious HE ordnance...

Jee whiz that's had some serious HE ordnance through it! :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,833
Posted By Chris_GS
Laugh Everyone hated the silver tank panels on the '08...

Everyone hated the silver tank panels on the '08 when it was first released. Now everyone (including me) thinks they look good.

I like, GS' are invariably ugly. It's how it is, accept it :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By Chris_GS
Haha!

Haha!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By Chris_GS
Well that answers that.. Want to swap bikes...

Well that answers that..

Want to swap bikes then? I have the last of the old shape 12GS, and I like the new ones.. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Chris_GS
That looks too well made to be a problem- I'd say...

That looks too well made to be a problem- I'd say that has been machined in for a reason.

Good to hear the bike is back on the road. :clap

any chance of a ride before next weekend???:freaky
Forum: Australia 04-14-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Chris_GS
Talking Planning ride- Brisbane to Perth early May

G'day all,

It's time for me to move back to WA and settle down after a short but exciting Army career. I need to get me and my bike to WA, but flying and freighting will cost about $1600.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Chris_GS
I rode it today! yes, it is tragic that it...

I rode it today!

yes, it is tragic that it almost needed another service without ANY km's being done....

Nice to ride again after being away.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Chris_GS
www.tradingpost.com.au :wink:

www.tradingpost.com.au :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 123,510
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb I rate all three- engine bars and spotlights are...

I rate all three- engine bars and spotlights are next, and black side covers. then I will have achieved farkle zen. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chris_GS
I'll do something, just not sure what :D ...

I'll do something, just not sure what :D

Ride? ok!!! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb Did I mention that Wilbers is also a LOT cheaper...

Did I mention that Wilbers is also a LOT cheaper than Ohlins?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,636
Posted By Chris_GS
I fitted R1150GS outer grips to my R1200GS and am...

I fitted R1150GS outer grips to my R1200GS and am very happy. the R1200GS grips wear out too quickly and are too small in diameter.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chris_GS
Cool, I thought there was a cheaper one out...

Cool, I thought there was a cheaper one out there. Maier. Thanks!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chris_GS
I had the option of Blue, black, gold, whatever!...

I had the option of Blue, black, gold, whatever! I chose to keep it fairly neutral!

However gold is becoming soooooo common :P
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb New Wilbers!!!

Today I fitted a new set of Wilbers shocks front and rear to the GS. I ordered the sual 630 front and 641 rear with a hydraulic preload adjuster, in black/ grey and as usual set up for my weight.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 103,887
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb whoa, awesome pic!

whoa, awesome pic!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 103,887
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb An Aussie Dambuster! I have many more, going to...

An Aussie Dambuster! I have many more, going to look for them sooner or later to share! (I love visiting dams)

Dartmouth Dam:
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 6,836,361
Posted By Chris_GS
Talking My beautiful wife: ...

My beautiful wife:

http://chriscoote.smugmug.com/Family/Kelly/Christmas-07-08-106/961798203_uRvzZ-M.jpg

(VTR250, VF500, VFR800Fi, Sprint ST x 2 (new one has ABS etc)

and the end result!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 605,618
Posted By Chris_GS
I ended up fitting a GSA screen and a spoiler to...

I ended up fitting a GSA screen and a spoiler to my stock R1150 GS. It was the best out there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By Chris_GS
:freaky Yep, I think we all need a ride and...

:freaky

Yep, I think we all need a ride and then a few drinks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Chris_GS
oh dear

oh dear
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By Chris_GS
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By Chris_GS
Cool2 Hey Def Those that know me know I'm pretty...

Hey Def

Those that know me know I'm pretty laid back. I didn't even see your post, but I'm a fan of active moderation having done it myself in the past!, not your particular banning. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Chris_GS
I'll be in line for that :thumb Seriously,...

I'll be in line for that :thumb

Seriously, I'm home early because of some noise-induced hearing loss, but the other boys are still over there until October. They have the hard slog ahead of them...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 157,536
Posted By Chris_GS
Talking http://chriscoote.smugmug.com/Travel/Dambuster-run...

http://chriscoote.smugmug.com/Travel/Dambuster-run-280710/DSCN0456/952233378_JnHWp-M.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Chris_GS
Always a crowd pleaser! ...

Always a crowd pleaser!

http://chriscoote.smugmug.com/Travel/Dambuster-run-280710/DSCN0456/952233378_JnHWp-M.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Chris_GS
Oh yar, was perfect. Fog was awful...

Oh yar, was perfect. Fog was awful but.......NOT!!!!

Great day, just a bit wet on some corners.

Even the 'view' in Woodford was fantastic- lots of nubile young wenches making their way to...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Chris_GS
Talking Day ride, Mt Glorious, Kilcoy, Mt Mee

Copied here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=605099)


Had a good ride, short and sweet, first one since returning back from Afghanistan :D

Check this out and the rest of this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb Somerset Dam, Kilcoy, QLD, Australia

Had a good ride, short and sweet, first one since returning back from Afghanistan :D

Check this out and the rest of this gallery...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By Chris_GS
I was supposed to ride it this am, but had to...

I was supposed to ride it this am, but had to pass it up. As a 1200GS owner it was a curiousity for me, not riding it with a plan to replace it.

Sadly I just could not get there.

I would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By Chris_GS
Yay!:freaky

Yay!:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,368
Posted By Chris_GS
+1 The only way I will do wheelies. if the...

+1

The only way I will do wheelies. if the bike can't do this, I won't do wheelies. Otherwise I feel I am going to hurt the bike!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 605,618
Posted By Chris_GS
Thumb Well I have gone for a little test ride, and I am...

Well I have gone for a little test ride, and I am a believer.

The bike: R1200GS, Givi DT330 screen, ADV winglets, ADV beak extension (OEM). No tank bars or spotlights (yet). Seat in the lowest...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,881
Posted By Chris_GS
Yeah, quick ride yesterday up to Mt Mee. Screen...

Yeah, quick ride yesterday up to Mt Mee. Screen and winglets combo reduces wind noise somewhat, but the biggest reduction is the helmet slapping. all gone.

GPS is very, very accurate too.
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