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    Reduced Fuel Economy

    On my '06 K1200S at about 29500 km, the fuel economy slowly reduced from 4.8L/100 km to 5.2L/100 km. I was on my way to BMW Motorrad for the 30,000 km service so I figured after the valve adjustments...
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    Two-Piece Roadcrafter

    I use a 2-piece Roadcrafter suit. It's very comfortable. More than anything, I know if or when I go down, I am as protected as I can be. I believe the motto- AGATT (All Gear All The Time). It's not...
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    Hello from a nearby neighbor

    I am in Quesnel. Msg me if you are passing through and we can do a coffee run. Oh, need to add, that's a SWEET ride.
  4. Back again with upgraded bike - Central BC Canada

    After two summers without a ride, I was going stir-crazy, so I had to find a ride for this summer. I purchased an '06 K1200S Bumble Bee. I couldn't be happier. It is an amazing ride. The power is...
  5. Bought to K1200S and couldn't be happier

    I am very happy with the K1200S I picked up on June 15th. It feels quicker than the GT and corners as well or better. Love the bumble bee paint scheme. Thank-you to everyone who replied.
  6. John1691: What brand/model of tires did you...

    John1691:
    What brand/model of tires did you prefer on the K1200s? I have Metzlers on the K1200S but had Michelin Road Pilot 2/3 on the GT. really liked the Road Pilots.
  7. John1691: I really appreciate you replying,...

    John1691:
    I really appreciate you replying, especially because you have owned both bike models. Is the Booster plug expensive and what precisely does it fix? Again, thank-you for replying.
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    Sticky: Buying the same '06 same color with 15K miles

    How do you like your bike? Any issues I should know about?
  9. Buying an '06 K1200S - issues and recalls I should know about?

    Hello, I am buying an '06 K1200S with 24K kilometers or 15K miles on the odometer. I have been without a ride since I sold my beloved '07 K1200 GT. My hope was to buy an '09 model because some of the...
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    30,000 km and worry-free

    Cam chain tensioner installed under previous owner at dealership. I have only had to change the fule strip and am now just over 30,000 Km or about 18000 miles. Bike has been worry-free for the 18000...
  11. Thread: Whiners

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    Love it

    Ditto to what Ed in Calgary said. Bought bike with 12000 km and now have 30000 km. Comfortable for long trips. Keep up to your sport bike friends in twisties. Only had to change fuel strip.
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    2007 K1200GT and Aerostich Roadcrafter

    See my answer to your question at the K-Bikes forum. In a word, "no".
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    Hum gone

    Happened to replace RP2 on back so I had RP3 on front and back. Problem gone.
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    Whirring sound

    The Vancouver BMW Motorrad said it is the sypes (sp?) or rain slits that cause the whirring sound and it is normal. Had I known about the whirring sound of the Road Pilot 3's, I would have stayed...
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    Award Winning Pic

    That first pic is simply amazing! Wish I was there kinda pic.
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    Info

    Someone at K-Bikes.com just posted pics from their 15 day trip through 4 countries in the Alps. You may want ask him/her.
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    Whirring Sound at 3800 rpm in 6th

    I am not sure why but I have a whirring sound only when I am riding in 6th gear at about 3800 rpm on my 2007 K1200GT. I just had a new Michelin Road Pilot 3 installed on the front. I have kept the...
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    Use Google translator under page menu

    Jorge's blog is a very interesting read of his Brazilian views of America and Canada. Great pictures.
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    Their blog of their trip and more pics

    I hope you can read Portuguese. I cannot.

    http://skoladosdoasfalto.com/javali/

    http://www.jorgeovani.blogspot.com
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    A pic beforre they left

    All loaded up. It will cost $400 US to ship each of them and and each of their bikes from Montreal to Brazil by boat.
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    A pic before they left

    All loaded up and ready to go. On to Anchorage and then Montreal and then Miami and then home to Brazil.
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    From Brazil to Alaska

    I was riding close to my home when I noticed the motorcycle in front of me, a Triumph Tiger 991, had a Brazilian flag on the top case. I spoke to the rider when he stopped off at the next gas...
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    Welcome aboard

    It's great to see a fellow BC biker. I am in Quesnel and ride a 2007 K1200GT. Just returned from a trip to the Oregon Coast.
  24. Thread: Jamaica!

    by rummy63
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    Take a tour bus

    Back in 1994 while in a tour bus along the northern coast, I witnessed several cage drivers pass on blind corners. It seemed either every driver was living only for the day with no thought for...
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    Brake Failure Warning

    I purchased my 2007 K1200GT last July so I am not too familiar with my bike and its temperaments yet. I have a red brake failure warning on the dash. I phoned the dealership and they said that if the...
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