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    I have a BMW tank bag for my GS. Its not too big...

    I have a BMW tank bag for my GS. Its not too big and carries all the things I like to keep handy. I've ridden in pouring rain, etc. and never had to use the rain cover. Only draw back is how it...
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    Check to make sure its had regular normal...

    Check to make sure its had regular normal maintenance (documents, receipts, etc.). Any major repairs in its history (trans., seals, bearings, etc.)? 70K is not really a lot of miles for a BMW that...
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    I run Tourances on my '95 GS. I ride in...

    I run Tourances on my '95 GS. I ride in Southwest NM and TX in extremes of weather, temps., and road surfaces with no problems. :thumb
  4. Thread: A Challenge

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    Try the Patio Cafe, right outside Deming, NM on...

    Try the Patio Cafe, right outside Deming, NM on Hwy. 26, for the best, biggest burger basket in the SW. Or their other place in Columbus, NM on Main, just down from the Post Office. Friendly...
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    Nice report and pictures. You were right in my...

    Nice report and pictures. You were right in my back yard and I didn't even know it! :bikes
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    Most state DOTs (Highway Dept.) will work with...

    Most state DOTs (Highway Dept.) will work with drivers if damage resulted from 'less than designed" condition of the roadway (potholes, large rocks on road, etc.). You need to demonstrate that you're...
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    Either take one of the bypasses or time your trip...

    Either take one of the bypasses or time your trip before rush hour (7am) or after (sometimes 7:30 pm or later).
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    Welcome to the forum and the GS world! Very nice...

    Welcome to the forum and the GS world! Very nice bike. After the break-in get out and take a long ride, take plenty of photos, then get back and upload them for us to see. We love feasting on other's...
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    Great web site and photos. Really like the RT and...

    Great web site and photos. Really like the RT and the set-up you have on it.
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    Texas Top to Bottom--"Road to Nowhere?"

    Anyone ridden the "Road to Nowhere" (US 83) starting at the Oklahoma/Texas border and going south to the Gulf Coast? How long did it take at normal speeds, with plenty of stops for photos, rest,...
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    Here's the bike where it landed down in the...

    Here's the bike where it landed down in the canyon. Pretty well trashed as it plowed into the rocks below. It amazes me that some people don't realize that these things can quickly get beyond a...
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    You Never Know...

    Took a ride on my GS today on NM Hwy. 152 through the Gila Wilderness, Emory Pass, etc. Coming out of Hillsboro west, I followed an ambulance and fire truck to the scene of an accident involving a...
  13. Thread: Neutral Light

    by rmoody
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    Neutral Light

    Same on my '95 11GS. I mainly use the RID, which indicates "0" when in neutral. Usually , the green neutral light switch will come on when I turn the handlebars to the left after I've stopped to...
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    Gs

    Have a '95 R1100GS with 77,900+ miles. It's smooth on the highway and has plenty of power left when its loaded down with my gear. I've owned other bikes, but can't remember having as much fun as I'm...
  15. Thread: R1150GS / wind

    by rmoody
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    GSs and Crosswinds

    The stock windshield on the GS isn't really for full-body protection, but for sport-touring, enduro, etc. If you're looking for something to give you more protection from the wind while riding at...
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    Ride!

    What an awesome report, great photos and good-looking bikes! Went through the area myself many years ago and enjoyed the whole trip. Let's see more ride reports... :lurk
  17. Thread: My first BMW

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    Backfiring GS

    My '95 11GS, with 77,000+ miles, still backfires when I roll off the throttle. Just had a full service done and it still runs like new... :brad
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    Sticky: GS Loaded and Ready for Launching...

    '95 GS loaded down and on the launching pad for another trip to the Gila Wilderness (southern New Mexico)... :bikes
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    Sticky: 95 R1100gs

    Located here in Nuevo Mexico, near the Emory Pass overlook. we're ahving great weather down here...
  20. Thread: BMW System Bags

    by rmoody
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    BMW System Bags

    Does anyone know if a set of BMW System bags from a '02 R1150GS fit a '95 R1100GS with stock mounting hardware?
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    Route Through Gila Wilderness

    If you're heading east or west along I-10, get off in Deming, New Mexico and head north on Hwy 180. After a couple of miles turn east on Hwy 26 (Hatch Hwy.). Travel about 30 miles to Hwy 27 (Nutt)...
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    Tour of Gila Wilderness (New Mexico)

    Weather was too good to just stay home, so me and the '95 R1100GS went for a tour of the Gila Wilderness through Lake Valley to Hillsoboro, across Emory Pass and on to Mimbres, then back down to...
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    I'm planning on taking my R11GS up through the...

    I'm planning on taking my R11GS up through the Gila this weekend. There's a number of routes but I'll probably take the route from Mimbres over to Hillsboro and back down through Lake Valley (old...
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    Side Stand on '95 R11GS

    Just picked up a "cherry" '95 R1100GS. One thing the previous owner showed me was the side-stand which, when lowered, causes the bike to lean way too far over. Seems very unstable in this condition,...
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    Yep, NM definitely has some strange weather, but I suppose it can add to the adventure, within reason! I certainly have experienced some...
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