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Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By beanbandit
Stalling???

Hi, , my 08 gas 96500kms, last long ride about a month ago, sitting in my garage since,battery maintenance connected, wheel the bike out,starts as normal, ride about 10 k's slow down and the engine...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,500
Posted By beanbandit
not a dear,but,a kangaroo

5.30 in the morning about 50 k's north of cloncurry,came out on my right,all I could do was wind the throttle wide open ,smashed front guard,xenon lights headlight guard and crash bars bent on both...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By beanbandit
broken wire,

Hi, go to a motorcycle wreckers, that wire comes off by removing a screw,compare it to what ever at the wreckers.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By beanbandit
bloody bmw's

five thirty in the morning, 50 k north of cloncurry, .I know possibly the worst road at the worst time, but,I love early morning in the outback,caught a glimpse of him coming from my right,all I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By beanbandit
heated panniers

hi, I fixed mine by cutting two lengths of tube, and gently tapping them into the end of the exhaust, a picture hanger clip on the bottom screw and a couple of spring underneath to a piece of wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By beanbandit
crash bars,

thank you for the pix, the right hand side is bent back, so a bit of heat and hopefully they will bend back ,respray, good time to get rid of the ingrained bugs, again thank you,
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By beanbandit
2008 bmwr1200 gas crash bars

Hi. just had a meeting with a kangaroo, did not stop to talk, so I ran over the top of him, sheer terror kept me on the bike, but, front guard broken, my two side lights gone,and fur over both...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,403
Posted By beanbandit
hi, Rodger DeCoster,Joel Robert,Adolf weil.willi...

hi, Rodger DeCoster,Joel Robert,Adolf weil.willi bauer, bent aberg, andy roberton, raced at a track I designed at oran park, the centre of the road track, calder raceway and basham park in Sa,wayne...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By beanbandit
what the ????

A small electric pump may be the answer.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By beanbandit
what the ????

JIM,the problem ,on a recent outback trip. high speed for hours on end,high temperatures, then in the morning the warning light would come on, then in the servo the fittings for the pump would not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By beanbandit
what the????

just had the rear valve replaced, r1200gsa,pressure sensor,414.60 australian dollars, shattered,
Forum: Face plant 12-21-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,391
Posted By beanbandit
If only I had known

Hi, when ever I fit new tyres, I ride in the dirt along side a back street near the shop, I did the same thing with the new "next" set, seems to take the slippery stuff of, but, if only I had known...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,603
Posted By beanbandit
broken valve stem,

Hi,the part has to be sent from Germany, so the wait begins,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,603
Posted By beanbandit
thank you, has anybody used the repair kit.

thank you, has anybody used the repair kit.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,603
Posted By beanbandit
broken valve stem,

notice the price difference between America and Australia,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,603
Posted By beanbandit
broken valve stem,

OK,OK, sorry I did not mention that it had the sensor in the rim, I would like to replace the valve with the original ,i also use a tyre gauge, but on long trips the warning for low press use is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,603
Posted By beanbandit
broken valve stem

hi, just returned from an outback ride, 9000ks in 10 days ,however the rear wheel valve stem broke the top 2/3 mm of, I just noticed on A&S bmw site, that they list a repair for this, has anybody...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,146
Posted By beanbandit
tourance next

Hi, fitted a set of next to my 08 gas, previously used tourance and exp. last trip left port Douglas with about half worn exp, about 200 ams later on to the red sand road, bike was all over the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,562
Posted By beanbandit
Hi, march /april 2010, London to...

Hi, march /april 2010, London to paris,Luxembourg,Nuremberg,Gdansk Warsaw,krakow,slovakia,Hungary,Trieste, across to bologna, Modena,marenallo ,lake como, tarano, I was the first motorcycle to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By beanbandit
I will let you know, now where is my Dremel,

I will let you know, now where is my Dremel,
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By beanbandit
seat adjustment problem?

Hi, the bike 2008 GSA,76k one owner, (69 years old), my problem among other things is the plastic adjusters under the seat, the seat slips from the high posision down to the low setting, BMW sell the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,390
Posted By beanbandit
18 Dollars Australian,from auto shops or...

18 Dollars Australian,from auto shops or somewhere like buntings, truck tie downs, light ,and works well
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,390
Posted By beanbandit
hi, I am a 69 year old, who once could nearly...

hi, I am a 69 year old, who once could nearly pick up the bike and carry it out, but those days are gone,I still enjoy exploring on my own, after getting caught in a clay area,and had trouble picking...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By beanbandit
road trip tyres

HI, just returned from a 8500 kilometre trip on my 08 gas, all terrains from red dirt to freezing cold bitumen, a lot of fast road kilo's, tourance exp front, near new to start, but, because I could...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,007
Posted By beanbandit
beanbandit

Hi,I have spray painted the inside of my gsa screen, right up to the sort of v at the top .also the winglets, I just cleaned it ,and sprayed it, it is shiny on the outside, and it has stayed in good...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By beanbandit
me again, correct me if I am wrong, but in the...

me again, correct me if I am wrong, but in the first picture, the tang is at the top. ???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By beanbandit
wtf

thank you, however the dealer I rang,told me the tang is at 12 o'clock, on the low beam, it looks like the beam is somewhere near right, so I will go down and see if it fits as the diagram shows....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By beanbandit
h7 light bulbs?

hi, can anybody confirm what way the tang in these bulbs should go. I think it is at the 12'oclock position, 2008 bmw 1200 adv,
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,758
Posted By beanbandit
hi, Having let the bike get away from me ,and...

hi, Having let the bike get away from me ,and then having to pick it up, very careful ,last time I dropped it.on a outback dirt road, nothing to hard, playing with the monitor for my bike camera...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By beanbandit
hi, i live in far north Queensland, and yes I had...

hi, i live in far north Queensland, and yes I had a problem with heat in the left hand box, I went to the closest muffler shop, 70 km s away, they made me 2 pipes 200mm long slightly widened at one...
Forum: The Garage 04-14-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By beanbandit
keyhole surgery on headlight,

Hi, I ride a 08 gsa, a while ago the electrical connector on the high beam bulb burnt in half, so i removed the headlight, took it to the workshop, cut the wires and replaced the connector, no...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,033
Posted By beanbandit
HI, carried a toshiba 17 inch, in honda vfr800...

HI, carried a toshiba 17 inch, in honda vfr800 top box, 10,000 klms in europe, no problems, last october, bmw gsa 10,000 klms in a padded bag, standing upright in the side box opposite the pipes, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,385
Posted By beanbandit
Adventure motorcycling, waking up in the morning,...

Adventure motorcycling, waking up in the morning, looking at a map while i eat breakfast. then going, this is the story of my solo trip through ten countries and ten thousand kilometre,in six weeks,...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 56,071
Posted By beanbandit
hi, a good place to meet other riders, marina...

hi, a good place to meet other riders, marina view restaurant at the marina port douglas, sunday morning breakfast, a all you can eat deal. plenty of motorcyclist.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,380
Posted By beanbandit
hi, i do not fit into the old guy idea, I am 68,...

hi, i do not fit into the old guy idea, I am 68, and even though I have crashed by myself on the road ,when i was younger.I never ended up in a ambulance, but, and i mean but, racing and general...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 248,509
Posted By beanbandit
VERY nice, tell you what, I will swap you my phil...

VERY nice, tell you what, I will swap you my phil irving signed copy of tuning for speed for it, no don't thank me, it is the least I can do
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,698
Posted By beanbandit
Try the camera from eye spy world in Adelaide...

Try the camera from eye spy world in Adelaide south australia, I have one on my gsa,I have used it on outback tracks, it has a lot better picture than any thing else, that I have seen, I would like...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,720
Posted By beanbandit
sorry for the mistakes, I am lying in a awkward...

sorry for the mistakes, I am lying in a awkward position, broken ankle, on christmas day, on my sons wr450 trail riding,
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,720
Posted By beanbandit
08 gsa,tourance exp, 65,000 klms, this bike is...

08 gsa,tourance exp, 65,000 klms, this bike is only ridden one or two times a week, saturday into my restaurant in port douglas, about fifteen klms away, but the other dsy is my day of freedom,could...
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 67,630
Posted By beanbandit
PETDOC. no my first name is wayne,I am 68, this...

PETDOC. no my first name is wayne,I am 68, this was just brain fade on my part, I knew i was in the wrong gear, for whatever reason, I did not correct it, I will be better for the ts rally in may,...
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