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    it really depends on a lot of factors like which...

    it really depends on a lot of factors like which tire, how you ride it and the road conditions.

    I got 8,655 miles out of the stock Metzelers but then 16,831 miles out of a set of Michelin Pilot...
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    Straight from the horses mouth with all 291...

    Straight from the horses mouth with all 291 pictures and other downloads ;)
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    Looks like the clutch is on the front of the...

    Looks like the clutch is on the front of the motor. Interesting! Or I am a complete idiot :dunno
  4. Updated: New GS? Only a few more days before the truth is revealed but...

    in the meantime found this...

    http://hellforleathermagazine.com/2012/09/this-is-the-2013-bmw-r1200gs/

    Let's see how close to the real thing this is.

    Looks like someone spilled the beans from...
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    I have been taking my last two BMWs to BMW Fort...

    I have been taking my last two BMWs to BMW Fort Worth. Never had a problem. Not sure about your local dealer but I would not worry about going over a bit on the 6K. I got my 600 miles service done at...
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    Honestly the GIVI is a better case. It is about...

    Honestly the GIVI is a better case. It is about 3lbs lighter, holds two full face helmets and is cheaper. The only reason I did this is because I wanted just "one key to rule them all". Also, I got...
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    F800ST top case solution

    This is what I did after running a GIVI V46 for a couple of years. The GIVI uses a universal plate so not sure why they say only up to 2009. The side cases while not waterproof, do hold a lot when...
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    I am happy with mine...

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-wRczwmeDCF8/Teb4HK_Zr0I/AAAAAAAAAPo/qtgwg0Pz4hY/s800/IMG_0001.jpg]

    On this fill it took only 3.817 gallons. Yes, I reset my Trip 1 with each fill up.

    I have...
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    I am 5'8" with 32" (I know - short upper half)....

    I am 5'8" with 32" (I know - short upper half). Have about 25K on the bike. This included a couple of 600+ mile days as well as two ~ 3000 mile trips over 12 days with about 9 days of actual real...
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    That is odd. I have run mind down to 0 and then...

    That is odd. I have run mind down to 0 and then --- and then another 12 miles past that and it still took only 3.89 out of a possible 4.2 gallons and was running.

    I normally run it down to the...
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    Indian gearboxes in BMWs Worldwide!

    http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/hero-honda-bmw-build-gearbox/#more-21450
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    According to what I am seeing on Gerbing's...

    According to what I am seeing on Gerbing's website, 10am fuse should be fine.

    I will be hooking up to it (eventually) a Gerbing XS liner (6.4amp - Gerbing website) and G3 gloves (medium - 2.2amps...
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    Its about time. BMW first built a liquid cooled...

    Its about time. BMW first built a liquid cooled boxer back in 1992 with identical intake/exhaust orientation. This one just doesn't have the desmodromic valve actuation.

    The first link is in...
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    This is how I plan on adding the FuzeBlock on the...

    This is how I plan on adding the FuzeBlock on the F800. Does mean that you have to unscrew about 10 screws to remove the center panel if you have to replace a fuse....
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    Awesome. Thank you. I found the lights on...

    Awesome. Thank you. I found the lights on http://www.advmonster.com
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    The socket on the F800 is the same as any other...

    The socket on the F800 is the same as any other late model BMW. The difference is that it's tied into the CANBUS. The socket is switched off after a while and only the BMW charger (the one that costs...
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    Depends. If you have direct leads to the battery...

    Depends. If you have direct leads to the battery then you can use one that is appropriate for the battery type. Then there is the fancy shmancy BMW version that works from the auxiliary socket but is...
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    You may find more information on the lights on...

    You may find more information on the lights on www.f800riders.org. Several options to mount lights. I am still debating on the location to mount some extra lights myself; Base of the mirrors,...
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    http://bmwmcmag.com/2011/02/spy-shots-water-cooled...

    http://bmwmcmag.com/2011/02/spy-shots-water-cooled-boxer-gs/
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    Liquid Cooled Boxer....spy shot...

    http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/bmws-liquidcooled-boxer-spotted-wild/#more-18483

    The comment about the driveshaft being on the left side now made me wonder about something. Watching the Long...
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    Liquid Cooled Boxer....spy shot...

    http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/news/bmws-liquidcooled-boxer-spotted-wild/#more-18483

    The comment about the driveshaft being on the left side now made me wonder about something. Watching the Long...
  22. Thread: Ears on!

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    http://www.triumph-adventure.com/

    http://www.triumph-adventure.com/
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    Well, it has happened to a few people including...

    Well, it has happened to a few people including myself. I took a used 2007 F800ST with about 10K on it for a test ride from the local dealer. About 10 miles into the ride I noticed that I was having...
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