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Old 03-20-2013, 09:29 AM   #6946
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Yes, I've played with it, that button on the bar is for the auto headlight function, so it automatically comes on in tunnels and at dusk. Turning the auto function off the headlight defaults to on, and the DRL also stays on
Exactly what I wanted - both DRL and dipped beam on at the same time

Did you get your puncture sorted ok by the way?
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:41 AM   #6947
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You just turn the automatic headlight function off using the handle bar button, and the DRL and dipped light are on simultaneously.
Great!
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:56 AM   #6948
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Haven't heard anything yet. Normally delivery should be round the same time as you.
Only got a mail from the dealer about the testrides... (I just want to 'testdrive' my precious)
Same here about the test rides, the demo bikes should be in this Friday for the national open house this weekend.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:56 AM   #6949
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Exactly what I wanted - both DRL and dipped beam on at the same time

Did you get your puncture sorted ok by the way?
It's plugged ok at the moment, brought my service forward from Saturday to tomorrow because there's snow forecast for the weekend, but they don't have the rear tyres in stock yet. They are on back order with both suppliers. The plug is in the 1230 position through a thick bit of tread so I'm confident it's good for a bit of mild touring till I can get a tyre sorted.
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:14 AM   #6950
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Enduro-Pro Plug

Guys: How long before the Russians get access to the plug source code and start flooding the market with generic plugs and how about the 'hp-max' plug?
Do I see things completely wrong?
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:59 AM   #6951
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Guys: How long before the Russians get access to the plug source code and start flooding the market with generic plugs and how about the 'hp-max' plug?
Do I see things completely wrong?
Russians not Chinese?

Anyway I doubt that plag is anything more than an ID and MAYBE just maybe a low capacity memory chip (to hold your Enduro Pro defaults).
I doubt it stores engine mapping or anything like that.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:13 AM   #6952
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Same here about the test rides, the demo bikes should be in this Friday for the national open house this weekend.
just went to the dealer. 2 gses in the showroom. 5 for clients in the back and at least two testers being run in. Mine was plannen on februari 8 , has been built and is awaiting transport. They can't say when it will arrive yet cause it is a bit off a mess.
Customersbikes haven't got their paperwork yet.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:14 AM   #6953
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Guys: How long before the Russians get access to the plug source code and start flooding the market with generic plugs and how about the 'hp-max' plug?
Do I see things completely wrong?
BMW would first need to "flood the market" with bikes, and from the looks of things.....I don't know....
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:20 AM   #6954
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Guys: How long before the Russians get access to the plug source code and start flooding the market with generic plugs and how about the 'hp-max' plug?
Do I see things completely wrong?
I think you are in the wrong decade. I would recommend to bash the Chinese for this area of expertise ! Russians don't make any vehicles, spares or any other (serious) technological products, except for optics and rockets. But those Chinese are a totally different story..........
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:35 AM   #6955
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Why do you complain? you allready have your bike. Most of us are still waiting for that call from the dealer to set us free.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:37 AM   #6956
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Sorry, you may have seen this picture before.

Here is an other one.



Source: http://acidmoto.ch/cms/content/news/...-r1200-gs-2013

Max :-)
Now that looks awesome.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:38 AM   #6957
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Can anyone tell me what the benefit of having a tinted screen is? I imagine whenever you are riding towards the sun it benefits you to keep shade on your displays/GPS, but what good does it do when the sun is behind you? Is it just for aesthetics?
I ordered it as it will finish the look of the Thunder Grey. Along with the Akro
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:38 AM   #6958
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BMW would first need to "flood the market" with bikes, and from the looks of things.....I don't know....
This never happened in the past, why would it happen now.
BMW is not Apple.
(thank God)
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:44 AM   #6959
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When a bike is estimated to sell about 200k in 8 years (which easily translates to 20k first year), I don't think a central dealer in a big country (that is also the manufacturing country of the bike) will have a problem selling 250 cases. :)
I never said they'd have a problem selling them (over time), but that's just not the way modern distribution systems work, unless of course that dealer has hundreds of GS' in stock. Distribution centers hold stock and dealers order and receive what they need in two days.
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:47 AM   #6960
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I never said they'd have a problem selling them (over time), but that's just not the way modern distribution systems work, unless of course that dealer has hundreds of GS' in stock. Distribution centers hold stock and dealers order and receive what they need in two days.
Depends on the dealer and their capacity and the deal they managed to make I guess.
I am sure they know their business better than us.
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