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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. Too hot to ride?

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    Curious if you guys have thoughts/tricks for dealing with hot weather? For me I find 85°F is the limit for me on the GSA, will switch to the DR650 at that point to get air flow and keep from cooking. Thinking of chopping my GSA windscreen (or aftermarket one) to help...but the big tank still...
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