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Old 03-12-2013, 04:42 PM   #6391
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Oh boy....now I get to worry if mine ends up shipped to the other coast....

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I just dropped by my dealer to get an update (Seattle).

1. The LC they received late last week (posted short video of it on Saturday about 10 pages back) was a mistake and was promptly re-crated and is being shipped back to California. No idea what happened there.
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Old 03-12-2013, 04:44 PM   #6392
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Speaking of recalls while still being far, far off topic, I thought y'all might be amused by this NHTSA complaint:

edit: The link seems to fail...here's the complaint:

Manufacturer: KAWASAKI MOTORS CORP., U.S.A.
Vehicle Identification No. (VIN): JKAEX8A1XDD...
SUMMARY:

I WAS RIDING MY MOTORCYCLE AND COMING TO A RED LIGHT. I HELD IN MY CLUTCH TO GET READY TO DOWNSHIFT, BEFORE I COULD EVEN START DOWNSHIFTING, THE ENGINE STOPPED RUNNING AND I HAD TO START THE ENGINE AGAIN WHEN I WAS AT THE STOP LIGHT. *TR

returning now to GS discussions....
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Old 03-12-2013, 04:45 PM   #6393
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a very similar one showed up at south sound. I wonder what the deal is?

I know its not mine, I got the eurotrash, but super fast blue with all the shite on it.
Im still going to go down and snuggle it.
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Old 03-12-2013, 04:52 PM   #6394
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a very similar one showed up at south sound. I wonder what the deal is?

I know its not mine, I got the eurotrash, but super fast blue with all the shite on it.
Im still going to go down and snuggle it.
That's the one that was up at Ride West. Go snuggle quick because apparently its being shipped back.

The weird thing is, it seems to be the same damn bike, spec-wise, that is to be the RW demo. Go figure.
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:18 PM   #6395
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I know there was a poll started on "who is getting a LC GS"; would be interesting to have a poll started on colors ordered. Seems to be a mixed bag so far but not seeing any white? Mine will be red...
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Old 03-12-2013, 05:30 PM   #6396
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These panniers looking good
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:00 PM   #6397
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These panniers looking good
Agreed, especially with the very sharp looking matte gray finish. I am keeping my eye on those and the Globescout panniers.
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:13 PM   #6398
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Blackfoot Motorsports Calgary!

Have 2 on the showroom floor right now!
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #6399
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What brand are those?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859924

I contacted them about panniers for the 2013 R1200GS and they said they will utilize Hepco & Becker racks (mid-April availability), have an exhaust cutout, with sizes of 37L for exhaust side and 45L for other side.
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:24 PM   #6400
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Those look bullet-proof!
I know, right? The bag mounts look really solid and I like the very beefy hinge that has the little hidden button to allow it to unhinge.

Bazgab screwed with this post 03-12-2013 at 08:56 PM
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:08 PM   #6401
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these cases are from this page: http://www.facebook.com/nomadacases
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:55 PM   #6402
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There will not open pictures, better photos here: http://holan.pl/en/product/388/2442/...O_do_1200GS_LC
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:09 PM   #6403
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Remus is ready with their exhaust
http://www.remus.eu/produktnews-moto...00-gs-ab-2013/
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:29 PM   #6404
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Good interview (German) with the BMW GS product manager.

http://youtu.be/nkv4H79Vg2o
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:41 PM   #6405
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This definitely needs a recall!
Check Canadian websites, they are quick to post recalls. See if Gisele's will be covered!
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