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  1. Strange R1250GS engine noise.

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    I have noticed that my new R1250GS has a strange and unexpected engine noise. It occurs when the engine is under load at all speeds and all gears. A typical circumstance - 50 mph in top gear when slightly opening the throttle there is a strange rattle/slight knock/grumble. It's always difficult...
  2. Let's Talk Engine Oil

    Maintenance and Modifications
    I want to start changing my oil on a 2015 R1200GSW. the dealer uses oil from a drum and with what I spent on this bike I want something better. my bike works at high revs and about 500-700 miles per week. wanting to change about every 3,500 - 4,000 miles. how many miles do you go before a...
  3. TFT firmware update?

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    Anyone know when the TFT update will be available? https://youtu.be/La267r1bL_4 Looks like it gives you some more adjustment of modes.
  4. Tire Pressure?

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    I've been running what the manual specifies 36/32 but the BMW tech said that is way too low. He says 42/40 if I was spending 90% on the asphalt. Adventure, spoke wheels,Bridgestone BW-501/502 Battle Wing tires. What are all of you running? Thanks
  5. Shifting

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    Hi all I hope you're all safe. Question. And I believe this has been asked, maybe by me!, so.... At what point do you shift rpm wise? I've seen videos of gs's and their shifting was around 7k... Wondering.
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