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Old 05-21-2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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The man, the myth, the legend, Hank's GS @486,000 miles!

Hello ADV,
I had the honor of meeting Hank of MotoHank's. Here's what I learned, he is a tremendous gentleman and top notch BM'er mech. The fact that Hank's GS has 486,000 and climbing is no where near as impressive, as Hank!!

Here it is!!!



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Old 05-21-2013, 04:12 PM   #2
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My respect goes to him.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:15 PM   #3
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:18 PM   #4
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That is truly amazing.

There's a thread somewhere in here where he answered questions about what he's had to do to the bike over the years and how he maintains it. You should add your pictures to the thread. Located HERE
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:17 PM   #5
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Wow how cool is that?
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:22 PM   #6
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Very, very cool!!
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:08 PM   #7
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Rennaissance man as well - student of history, culture and excellent photographer

More pics and video of his bike and he on a recent trip to Mexico

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881053
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:54 PM   #8
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Incredible!
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Old 05-22-2013, 04:40 AM   #9
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I met Hank for the first time recently, I rode the GSA to Dilley and he serviced my bike and answered lots of questions from a noob. Afterward we had lunch and talked more about BMWs and his travels, I am glad I had the opportunity to meet him and I will be using MotoHank for my BMW needs from now on. D.
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Old 05-22-2013, 05:14 AM   #10
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That is awesome! Congrats
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Old 05-22-2013, 06:10 AM   #11
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Now there is the BMW legendary high mileage proof of design!

Would love to see that maintenance history...

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Old 05-22-2013, 07:05 AM   #12
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I wonder what he thinks about the newer versions as well as the WCGS?
.......wait.......i think i might know......the 450,000 + and growing says it all!
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:37 AM   #13
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Now there is the BMW legendary high mileage proof of design!

Would love to see that maintenance history...

He has thrown details out a few times. A bike definitely worth trying to duplicate! Here are a few of the posts:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...28&postcount=8

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...2&postcount=15
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:34 AM   #14
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He has thrown details out a few times. A bike definitely worth trying to duplicate! Here are a few of the posts:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...28&postcount=8

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...2&postcount=15
That is remarkable.
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:22 AM   #15
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That is really f'n cool to see.

It's nice to know that the bike is capable of that kind of mileage if you take care of it and if you don't give up on it.

It certainly demands a complete understanding of every component to reach that kind of millage and I'm sorry to say that the technology of the new GS's don't appear to allow that level of understanding.
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