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Old 09-22-2013, 06:48 PM   #10831
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Are there any Wee Strom to LC converts on here? I'm curious if anyone is noticing the heat on the right side of the LC as reported by some. I never noticed any heat coming off my Wee but my Super Tenere is throwing some serious heat off the left side.

I'm mulling over the LC and really don't feel like dealing with another bike blowing heat on my legs.

Before the S10 crowd descends on me and tears me limb-to-limb, I'm in Florida (flipping hot) and yes there's heat and yes it bothers me. I know it doesn't bother some of you. My bike, my call.

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This has been thoroughly discussed here. Heat is not an issue.
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Old 09-22-2013, 06:59 PM   #10832
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This has been thoroughly discussed here. Heat is not an issue.
I figured it might have been already discussed but this thread is 722 pages and just try to get anything from the keyword search of "heat".

Not an issue is subjective. I'll keep digging I guess.

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Old 09-22-2013, 07:00 PM   #10833
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I get more heat off my f800gs than my 1200... Not noticed any heat to speak of on either side even when stopped in traffic with the radiator fan going on the right.
Thanks for the input. Interestingly I don't feel any heat from the S10 when I'm stopped only while moving.

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Old 09-22-2013, 07:15 PM   #10834
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Are there any Wee Strom to LC converts on here? I'm curious if anyone is noticing the heat on the right side of the LC as reported by some. I never noticed any heat coming off my Wee but my Super Tenere is throwing some serious heat off the left side.

I'm mulling over the LC and really don't feel like dealing with another bike blowing heat on my legs.

Before the S10 crowd descends on me and tears me limb-to-limb, I'm in Florida (flipping hot) and yes there's heat and yes it bothers me. I know it doesn't bother some of you. My bike, my call.

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In 4600 miles stating 5/28 and going through the summer here, I have not noticed engine heat. I do wear Darien overpants, so am keeping a slightly warmer body temp to begin with due to that, so I think I would notice if more heat were rolling back onto me. So far, nothing that I have detected.
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:39 PM   #10835
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In 4600 miles stating 5/28 and going through the summer here, I have not noticed engine heat. I do wear Darien overpants, so am keeping a slightly warmer body temp to begin with due to that, so I think I would notice if more heat were rolling back onto me. So far, nothing that I have detected.
Thanks for the feedback. I'm typically wearing jeans and Olympia Moto Sports Airglide mesh pants down here. Personally I don't think it would matter if they were Darien or mesh pants. I would feel the heat.

I'm looking forward to taking a test ride on the LC. Something I really wish I could have done with the S10.

I'm originally from Townsend, MA. I hope you get a few more months of riding in.

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Old 09-22-2013, 11:05 PM   #10836
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What's the difference between these two?

Average consumption 1
(CONS 1)
Average consumption 2
(CONS 2)
What's the difference between trip 1 and trip 2? The answer is the same in both cases. Specifically, CONS 1 and 2 describe average consumption since the last time they were reset. I usually reset CONS 1 and the same time I reset Trip 1, CONS2 gets reset with trip 2.

Edit: I really should read to the end of the thread before replying. I see that the question had already been answered and then some.
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Old 09-23-2013, 02:49 AM   #10837
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I figured it might have been already discussed but this thread is 722 pages and just try to get anything from the keyword search of "heat".

Not an issue is subjective. I'll keep digging I guess.

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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=873362

If you google "advrider gsw heat" you'll zero in on the handful of threads
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Old 09-23-2013, 04:46 AM   #10838
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I figured it might have been already discussed but this thread is 722 pages and just try to get anything from the keyword search of "heat".

Not an issue is subjective I'll keep digging I guess.

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I have now covered 6,000 km on my new GS LC, all of it in temperatures over 32 c (90 F) - I drive in Southern Thailand. Open road and traffic I have not encountered any heat being blown onto my leg. The fan comes on rarely as the cooling system requires very little air flow to maintain correct temperature.
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Old 09-23-2013, 05:02 AM   #10839
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Thanks for the feedback. I'm typically wearing jeans and Olympia Moto Sports Airglide mesh pants down here. Personally I don't think it would matter if they were Darien or mesh pants. I would feel the heat.

I'm looking forward to taking a test ride on the LC. Something I really wish I could have done with the S10.

I'm originally from Townsend, MA. I hope you get a few more months of riding in.

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Some nice roads run through Townsend. I pass through it a couple of times a year.
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Old 09-23-2013, 07:10 AM   #10840
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I have now covered 6,000 km on my new GS LC, all of it in temperatures over 32 c (90 F) - I drive in Southern Thailand. Open road and traffic I have not encountered any heat being blown onto my leg. The fan comes on rarely as the cooling system requires very little air flow to maintain correct temperature.

Thank you very much for the feedback. Sounds like this is not an issue on the GSW.

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Old 09-23-2013, 07:12 AM   #10841
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Some nice roads run through Townsend. I pass through it a couple of times a year.
Interestingly enough I've never ridden in New England. Well dirt bikes but never on the road. I left in 1990 and didn't get into street riding until 2007. I've never made the journey back to New England on a bike. Close but not quite there.

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Old 09-23-2013, 01:16 PM   #10842
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Thank you very much for the feedback. Sounds like this is not an issue on the GSW.

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Allow me to add my voice to those who say that heat has not been an issue on the GSW. FYI, I happened to ride it through Townsend on 119 just last week.
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Old 09-23-2013, 02:56 PM   #10843
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newbie question

Hey guys, anybody servicing the bike at home?
Any tricks or tips?
Best oils/ coolant if necessary?
Any word on the new interface for GS-911?
Thanks in advance
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Old 09-23-2013, 03:58 PM   #10844
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Thank you very much for the feedback. Sounds like this is not an issue on the GSW.

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I've ridden in 103 degrees and I didn't notice any hot spots on the bike. This is something I'm actually concerned about, but BMW got this right on this bike.


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Old 09-23-2013, 04:31 PM   #10845
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Best oils/ coolant if necessary?
uh oh....shhhhhh....maybe no one will notice.....
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