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Forum: Beasts 04-05-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,290
Posted By r12gsman
You have taken full advantage of the bikes custom...

You have taken full advantage of the bikes custom settings to suit your own requirements. I have yet to get to grips with delving into the settings but given that there is a reset option I don't...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,290
Posted By r12gsman
HO ho hilarious. Interestingly I haven't...

HO ho hilarious. Interestingly I haven't bothered toggling between modes recently since the novelty wore off after the first few miles. It just stays in sport.

If I need the bike to be tamer I...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,290
Posted By r12gsman
Ok thanks for the reply and setting my curiosity...

Ok thanks for the reply and setting my curiosity straight. Re possibly selling your 1098 !! I px'd my 1198S to buy my new MTS 1200. It's too soon to say if I am confident I made the right move but...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,290
Posted By r12gsman
Hi I am interested in your comment above? Can...

Hi I am interested in your comment above? Can you quantify what you mean by as fast as your 1098.

I previously owned a 1098 and more recently an 1198S and despite Ducati claiming that the Multi...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By r12gsman
Advice on what my GS might be worth

Due to ill health of my wife this last year we have not been able to make use of my early 08 R1200GS. I've only covered 835 miles in all that time...what a waste.

The bike is fully loaded with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,019
Posted By r12gsman
If you have a decent design, send it to me...

If you have a decent design,
send it to me first. If it's any good I will patent it first on your behalf of course (a small fee will be incurred :rofl) then you can send it to the heck you like and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,019
Posted By r12gsman
How very true The new Hayabusa has come...

How very true

The new Hayabusa has come under the same torrent of tosh over it's looks, the same as it did when it came out in 99.

People bought them and fell in love with them but are now...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,019
Posted By r12gsman
I studdied it at the dealer long and hard, and I...

I studdied it at the dealer long and hard, and I like what they've done with it so I ordered one. Just sold my 05 privately but now have to wait till April 20 to get the new stead.:freaky

I think...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By r12gsman
gps

cheers for the help guys:huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2006, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By r12gsman
Most usable GPS system

I am considering purchasing my first GPS unit for my bike, but as every one knows the choice is mad.

I have read so many old threads and reports that my eyes have gone square. So what I'm asking...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By r12gsman
My dealer did this mod for me about 4 weeks ago....

My dealer did this mod for me about 4 weeks ago. He told there was a recall on the brakes and I asked what this involved and he said a banjo bolt with a slightly smaller bore. I have noticed no...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,957
Posted By r12gsman
Actually I've been told mine sounds like a WW1 bi...

Actually I've been told mine sounds like a WW1 bi plane :lol3 it can also sound flatulent but generaly I like the sound. However when riding in a group I have been told that the noise becomes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By r12gsman
1

Hi KDude
The Remus is LOUD and sounds a bit flatulent with the removable baffle taken out. On a recent trip I was told it sounded like a bi plane:lol3

As far as performance, the engine appears...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2006, 01:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,379
Posted By r12gsman
Dyno

Okay I know I should read more threads but what the hell here goes:

Would someone tell me what the snorkel kit is please and where to get it. ( I assume it's a larger intake is it ? )

And the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,280
Posted By r12gsman
Sh*t brown pipes

Hi there does anyone out there know if there are any companies in the UK offering the service of ceramic coating on headers ?:ear

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,301
Posted By r12gsman
Gs

Hey there Mr Old Road Toad

Now please correct me if I'm wrong but arn't you the same Toady that was on the Multistrada web site giving the r12GS a bit of a kicking re: abs/servo brakes and more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,159
Posted By r12gsman
Eek Brake failures

Crikey with all the things that could/might go wrong with my r12GS, I'm gonna sell it and buy an ultra reliable Ducati cos they never go wrong.:lol3

How am I going to sleep now worrying about...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By r12gsman
Pissed Vibrating windscreen

I took my 12GS back to the dealer complaining of the screen rattle. Guess what they did ? yep they installed two tiny O rings while I waited (5 mins) rattle has completely disappeared. It's a shame...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By r12gsman
What is the best FI box

Hi all

I have just fitted a full Remus exhaust system on my 12GS. I also have a K&N air filter to fit but am worried about the bike running too lean.

What is the best piese of kit for...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By r12gsman
Ackroprovic

Thanks Jim.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2005, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By r12gsman
Ackroprovic and r1200GS

Hi anyone out there with real experience using the Ackroprovic twin silencer system on their 12GS?

Was it a straight forward installation, has it affected fuel economy, did the bike need...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By r12gsman
Thumb Loctite do an adhesive for gluing 'o' rings...

Loctite do an adhesive for gluing 'o' rings together, if you can clean the rubber properly then this will do the job. There are also other adhesive manufacturers that sell '0' ring splicing kits...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2005, 02:52 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 103,660
Posted By r12gsman
Who started riding aftre 30

Okay I too was a late starter, at 39 I was getting pressure from new friends to get a bike licence.

So I bought a Kawasaki KMX 125 and started getting some practice in, 11 weeks later I passed my...
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