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    08 r1200gs

    50k km with about 10% off pavement and mostly 2 up. Always starts and runs great, no problems at all. Could idle a bit smoother, but I don't spend much time at idle.
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    hexhead protectors

    I bought a pair at the National Rally for a bit less than Bob has them advertised. I didn't buy them for crash protection (that's what my OEM crash bar together with pannier luggage is for) but I...
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    Sticky: The old and the new

    BeeCeeBeemers Rally in Nakusp, British Columbia 2009
    Although I'd love one, the airhead is not my bike; just happened to park this way outside the beer store. And yes, I know that's not good for my...
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    Thanks for the advice. Turns out the exhaust...

    Thanks for the advice. Turns out the exhaust valves were way out of adjustment. I've adjusted the valves per BMW specs, and it is definitely idling much better - not as good as my 850 (as steady as...
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    Try Valve Lash Increase for R1200?

    Has anyone tried increasing the valve lash (i.e., milding the cam timing) for an '08 R1200GS? I do this for my '97R850R per Rob Lentini's article in the (un)official Oilhead Maintenance Manual, and...
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    1200GS: 2005 vs 2007?

    I've finally decided (ok, I finally have permission) to buy my dream bike - a 1200GS.
    I've found a 2005 with 9k miles never off-road, and a 2007 with 26k miles some off-road. Both are in...
  7. Great idea!

    Also glad to see I'm not the only one to squeeze those last few twisties out of my $Metzlers.
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