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Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,752
Posted By TWINGS
BMW are you listening (HP2)

I read with interest the thread on KTM vs BMW adv bikes.
The impression I get is that the BMW is the smoother tourer and the KTM - the more extreme machine:
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,508
Views: 1,950,766
Posted By TWINGS
The front end was modified by Mike Fuchs in Cape...

The front end was modified by Mike Fuchs in Cape Town. it is an amazing job he modified KTM works triple clamps and inserted closed cartridge WP motocross forks with 315mm travel. There was a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4,508
Views: 1,950,766
Posted By TWINGS
Here's mine. ...

Here's mine.

http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx129/torens_photos/IMG_1544.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 27,152
Posted By TWINGS
This could be a contender. ...

This could be a contender.


http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx129/torens_photos/Namibia%2009/DSC00098.jpg

http://i748.photobucket.com/albums/xx129/torens_photos/IMG_1544.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By TWINGS
look at www.clearwaterlights.com...

look at www.clearwaterlights.com (http://www.clearwaterlights.com) i think its theirs.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By TWINGS
Got a new one

I have a brand new sHP2 airshock for sale if anyone needs. Put Ohlins in from new as I am a little heavy.

Killed an air shock on an X-Challenge in 1000kms, sold the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 38,810
Posted By TWINGS
How are you going to be Gnarly after all this effort

Hi Gum,
Great thread, am realy enjoying your rebuild. After all this effort are you going to take this bike off road and be Gnarly with it or is it just for road use?

Do you consider any of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2007, 02:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By TWINGS
Lambda Sensor removal & Idle issues

An HP2 with K&N filter, Reamus headers & Akapovic canister needs the Wunderlich controller to rich the mixture to run ok I had it tuned & the tuner advised to cap off the lambda sensors and block the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By TWINGS
HP2 Throttle over run issues

We have 2 HP2's with Throttle issues, mine has just started to over run when hot, we spent a weekend in a sand storm and 1 week later when the bike has been working very hard for some time the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By TWINGS
16 updates

My dealer told me that you can update the computer 16 times and thats it.
There are updates from the first editions which in my experience have fixed the battery issue and made changes in the smooth...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By TWINGS
HP2 - Limited numbers

We have been told there are only 8 new HP2's left for sale in South Africa!
For my purposes its the best bike i have ever ridden so I bought another one.
An HP2 sport has been mentioned in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By TWINGS
Ohlins VS Continental Air Shock

I spoke with one of the BMW fundies who designed the HP2 and asked if the Ohlins shocks are worth having, he explained that under massive load and full blown race conditions with 15 metre jumps etc...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,251
Posted By TWINGS
Talking Maybe you guys just dont get it

a year ago I bought a 1200GS after 2 kids and a need for freedom again, I met up with some great riders here in Cape Town and literaly rode the knuts off the thing, I torateched it up to protect it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-18-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,184
Posted By TWINGS
BMW Navigator III

Has anyone seen or used the BMW Navigator III as yet?

My dealer tells me it will be a better option than a Garmin unit, apparently they are available but I can't find any specific website...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,831
Posted By TWINGS
I will be adding soft luggage, windshield, and...

I will be adding soft luggage, windshield, and extra fuel tank for long distance trips.

Here is the real issue, the HP2 is a fantastic only bike but which screen? what luggage? and which fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2006, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,586
Posted By TWINGS
I am in the same position, I ride my GS in thick...

I am in the same position, I ride my GS in thick sand with freinds on HP2's over the humps. The origional suspension is my limiting factor. With tyre pressure down to 0.8 every time my wheels...
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