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Old 06-21-2013, 03:09 AM   #9646
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Rich,
what do you think about GSLC vs MM
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Old 06-21-2013, 09:07 AM   #9647
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Rich,
what do you think about GSLC vs MM
That's tricky! The GS has more power, but the MM is lighter, so there's not that much in it. But, saying that, I'm able to ride the GS faster as it has more wind protection, and I have a bad back. Both bikes are awesome, but I keep the MM for shorter, more local rides, and the GS if I wanna rack up some serious miles. It's a tough choice!
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Old 06-21-2013, 04:07 PM   #9648
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My baby's 1st 100km and due for servicing. Still rides like a dream.

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Old 06-21-2013, 08:14 PM   #9649
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Rich, I reckon if your bike had come with the single seat you'd have the two-piece seat on it by now and be singing its praises.
I'm with you on this.

My slightly more objective reaction sitting on one in the dealer for about 15 minutes was it is firmer and narrower as Rich said. Granted, I haven't ridden it, but I can't see it being more comfortable for long stretches. The only real perk I see to pavement riding is the ability to move back and forth a bit which could possibly alleviate any pressure points.


Rich, it looks way better if you remove the rear rack too. Just saying...
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:46 AM   #9650
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I actually prefer the 2 peace seat. It gives me some support against sliding back when accelerating vigorously. And on the Rally seat I can't touch the ground.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:13 AM   #9651
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I'm with you on this.

My slightly more objective reaction sitting on one in the dealer for about 15 minutes was it is firmer and narrower as Rich said. Granted, I haven't ridden it, but I can't see it being more comfortable for long stretches. The only real perk I see to pavement riding is the ability to move back and forth a bit which could possibly alleviate any pressure points.


Rich, it looks way better if you remove the rear rack too. Just saying...
I've had a gel insert put in my Enduro seat, and its all day comfortable.

I have thought about removing the rear rack, but my wife wants to come out on the bike, and I can't be bothered to refit it every time she wants to come out!
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:55 AM   #9652
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I've had a gel insert put in my Enduro seat, and its all day comfortable.

I have thought about removing the rear rack, but my wife wants to come out on the bike, and I can't be bothered to refit it every time she wants to come out!
Do you strap her to the rack?
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:42 PM   #9653
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Anti-theft alarm (DWA)

In the Riders Manual R1200GS you could read:

If the alarm system is activated,
then the alarm system will be
automatically activated when
the ignition is switched off.
Activation takes approximately
30 seconds to complete.
Turn indicators flash twice.
Confirmation tone sounds
twice (if programmed).
Anti-theft alarm is active.

Is there anyone of you who have gotten Confirmation tone to work?

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Old 06-22-2013, 03:05 PM   #9654
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In the Riders Manual R1200GS you could read:

If the alarm system is activated,
then the alarm system will be
automatically activated when
the ignition is switched off.
Activation takes approximately
30 seconds to complete.
Turn indicators flash twice.
Confirmation tone sounds
twice (if programmed).
Anti-theft alarm is active.

Is there anyone of you who have gotten Confirmation tone to work?

I do.
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Old 06-23-2013, 03:49 AM   #9655
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I agree with the small amount of low back support. Don't have a problem flat footing it though (34" inseam)

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I actually prefer the 2 peace seat. It gives me some support against sliding back when accelerating vigorously. And on the Rally seat I can't touch the ground.
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:26 AM   #9656
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In the Riders Manual R1200GS you could read:

If the alarm system is activated,
then the alarm system will be
automatically activated when
the ignition is switched off.
Activation takes approximately
30 seconds to complete.
Turn indicators flash twice.
Confirmation tone sounds
twice (if programmed).

Anti-theft alarm is active.

Is there anyone of you who have gotten Confirmation tone to work?

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I do.
Please tell me!!!

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Old 06-23-2013, 07:39 AM   #9657
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Hi

I would like to know if there is any conflict installing Touratech's upper crash bars and the BMW's auxiliary headlights.

Do you know if they are compatible?



Thanks

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Not compatible, they bolt to the same part o f the chassis.


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Old 06-23-2013, 08:24 PM   #9658
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Not compatible, they bolt to the same part o f the chassis.


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Love the white, LED's...
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:41 PM   #9659
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Love the white, LED's...
Ya looks great. Someone told me though that in the U.S. you can't have just the LED DRL on, that you have to have the headlight on all the time as well...and when the headlight is on the DRL dims to half brightness. Can anyone confirm?
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:00 PM   #9660
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Ya looks great. Someone told me though that in the U.S. you can't have just the LED DRL on, that you have to have the headlight on all the time as well...and when the headlight is on the DRL dims to half brightness. Can anyone confirm?
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The DRL comes on with the ignition and the low beam will automatically turn on as needed.
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