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Old 09-22-2012, 08:50 AM   #1
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Here's a 3 part GS history video on youtube. Pretty interesting.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwAI3...e=context-vrec
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Old 09-22-2012, 09:46 AM   #2
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Yah...

Ver vood ve be without BMW!

Riding an HD?

Nie! Walking.

Sorry...my Cherman isn't too strong.

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Old 09-22-2012, 10:51 AM   #3
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Thanks for a fun thread, took me back in time with the early Paris/Dakar Rally, even though I knew the GS was a great bike, I have ALWAYS been and still to this day a Yamaha TT500/XT500 fan , but I finally wised up and just got my first GS and love it !!!! What a great way to start the weekend on a Saturday morning !!! Cant wait to get my bike back from the shop later on today and go for a fun ride. Thanks !!!
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Old 09-22-2012, 10:56 AM   #4
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I didn't know half that stuff. You mean these bikes didn't just materialize out of thin air?

I wonder how many FF's from here are pictured there in the slide show in the last minute of Part 3? Anybody recognize themselves?
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Old 09-22-2012, 08:29 PM   #5
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Very very nice videos
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Old 09-23-2012, 01:11 AM   #6
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Thanks for that, really enjoyed it.
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:17 AM   #7
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I always wanted an airhead, now I want one bad. Gotta love the PD.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:41 PM   #8
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After all that time you would think they would have the shaft/final drive perfected!!
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:01 AM   #9
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It's kinda like the OTIS theory...

They promise you the elevator but they give you the shaft.

In our case:

They promise you the final drive but...you get the rest.
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Old 09-27-2012, 07:16 AM   #10
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They promise you the elevator but they give you the shaft.

In our case:

They promise you the final drive but...you get the rest.

I still love my GS, even if the final drive might go some day. Every bike has its achilles heel. Makes me grin every time I get on.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:28 PM   #11
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Very cool, thanks for sharing
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:00 PM   #12
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Thanks

That was just awsome!
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:31 PM   #13
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There's a problem with the BMW final drive? Please elaborate.
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:48 PM   #14
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There's a problem with the BMW final drive? Please elaborate.
Joined 2004 and 5000 posts? Where you been?

FD's fail.... plenty of threads about that
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:10 PM   #15
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Nice Recommendation!

Cool!
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