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Old 02-21-2013, 02:19 AM   #46
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Yes just over inflate tube
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:06 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by TUCKERS View Post
Are you going to change your tubeless tires on the road yourself?

No need for bead breaker or tire irons on a BMW R1150/1200GS.
I agree 100% if you only ride pavement or graded dirt roads. I have plugs in my standard kit, but I also carry a set of bead breakers and tube when I go on extended or more serious off road trips should the rim get bent and not be able to hold a seal. If you're always within cell phone service, yeah I can see no need for the extra weight, but if you travel to remote places, the extra 3lbs is no big deal. I changed my tires with the bead breakers so I'd know how to do it in the field. I don't plan on changing the tires out again like that, but I now know how to throw a tube in them should I need to.
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:39 AM   #48
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Made this thing for the front wheel axle (Hex14mm - Hex22mm):


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Old 11-19-2013, 08:17 AM   #49
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Electrical connections for the tool kit

Just thought many of you might appreciate this, a water proof connector that is reusable.

Especially when you are in the boonies without a soldering iron :-)

You just don't want to leave home without one IMHO.
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Old 11-22-2013, 04:58 AM   #50
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Good starting toolkits.

These toolkits are a great start.
Add multigrip, extra zipties, metal putty, tyre repair kit & your pretty close.

R1200GS LC
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Old Today, 06:58 AM   #51
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Another idea for front wheel removal tool: welded 22mm nut to 1/2->3/8 adapter.

Also made an extendable 1/2" lever.

Still working on the ultra compact/lightweight/small toolkit for 1200GS..
R1200GSA 2009
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