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  1. Strange R1250GS engine noise.

    General chatter
    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. R1200GS speed question

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    When trying to cover long distance on interstates, how fast of a speed can these bikes maintain, single rider, loaded for camping and fishing etc? Thx.
  3. 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...
  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. BMW R1250GS Gold Rims Issue

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    Hello All, I am new to the forum and although I see it's a 1200GS forum, I upgraded last year to the 1250 and since had an issue with the front rim. I would like to see if another rider has had this issue and what the outcome might have been. We went for a 4 day off-road ride, mostly normal...
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