Originally Posted by DRONE
I don't think you mentioned how many miles are on the bike?
On my 1150, down-shifting became quite difficult when my slave cylinder started to die. As mileage goes higher, slaves get older, then they die. But I'm not a 1200 guy so don't know if this applies to you.
The bike is a 2004, with about 18500 miles. The bike has a full BMW Service History up until 2010, missed a service in 2011 because of lack of use and an independant garage in 2012.