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post #11 of 119 (permalink) Old 26-Nov-2015, 02:19 AM (347)
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Fitted a headlight protector to my 2010 GSA, Touratech Aus didn't have any in stock and neither did Motorrad Garage, purchased a genuine BMW unit for $139 which was cheaper then Touratech and quality and fit is good - very happy
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post #12 of 119 (permalink) Old 27-Nov-2015, 01:23 PM (807)
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I've fitted one of those BMW headlight protectors as well. Like the way they pull off easily. Glare from the headlight at night otherwise.
Particulary because of the 50w HID conversion I've fitted. Wow.
Other recent mods.
Power Commander and de cat headers. Recommended.
BMW kit that allows you to mount the Vario top box where the rear seat was. Cheap and effective.
All part of the fun of having a GS.
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post #13 of 119 (permalink) Old 28-Nov-2015, 05:06 AM (463)
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Side case

Put the replacement side case on and took a nice 100 mile ride. I spent a big part of the ride thinking about ways to attach a safety wire to the cases to prevent the loss of another case. As a part of my pre ride walk around I now check the cases to make sure they are tightly secured.
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post #14 of 119 (permalink) Old 28-Nov-2015, 07:02 PM (043)
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Installed Wunderlich 25 mm bar risers to my 2015 GSA. Would have been easier if the directions had mentioned that the risers aren't symmetrical and both have to be installed with the etched lettering towards the left side of the bike.

Once installed they did make the bike more comfortable. Rode a bit over 100 miles and my back, which sometimes bothers be while riding, felt fine.

The cables and hoses seem OK without modification, but do touch the triple clamp at full steering lock. I don't think they rub hard enough to cause any wear, and I don't spend much time at full lock, but I'll keep an eye on them.

I also noticed that if the windshield is lowered all the way, the rearview mirror on the right side touches the window with handlebars turned all the way to the left. Turning all the way to th right doesn't make the left mirror touch though. Odd. Everything looks and feels normally centered and positioned.
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post #15 of 119 (permalink) Old 29-Nov-2015, 03:30 PM (896)
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Goofy shaped windscreen

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Installed Wunderlich 25 mm bar risers to my 2015 GSA. Would have been easier if the directions had mentioned that the risers aren't symmetrical and both have to be installed with the etched lettering towards the left side of the bike.

Once installed they did make the bike more comfortable. Rode a bit over 100 miles and my back, which sometimes bothers be while riding, felt fine.

The cables and hoses seem OK without modification, but do touch the triple clamp at full steering lock. I don't think they rub hard enough to cause any wear, and I don't spend much time at full lock, but I'll keep an eye on them.

I also noticed that if the windshield is lowered all the way, the rearview mirror on the right side touches the window with handlebars turned all the way to the left. Turning all the way to th right doesn't make the left mirror touch though. Odd. Everything looks and feels normally centered and positioned.
My mirrors touch the windscreen also when the handlebars are all the way left or right. However, this seems to be a function of how much the handlebars are rotated. (Whether one is sitting versus standing up). And of course, this would explain the goofy shaped windscreen.
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post #16 of 119 (permalink) Old 18-Dec-2015, 01:30 PM (813)
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Brisk Spark Plugs

Installed at 20k km. Type AOR12LGS
After 6 months showing average 2-5% better fuel economy. No discernible difference in performance or "feel". I like the Brisk idea. Just my $0.02.
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post #17 of 119 (permalink) Old 18-Dec-2015, 01:37 PM (817)
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Solid Solutions Accelerator Module

Fitted July '15. Smoother bottom end response. Easy to fit.
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post #18 of 119 (permalink) Old 18-Dec-2015, 01:43 PM (821)
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Altrider Side stand enlarger

Added a much needed side stand enlarger, black I went with the Altrider one because the bike already had the lower crash bars from them. 2015 R1200GS. Lots of items on the wish list. Nav 5, headlight protector and larger footpegs will hopefully be added soon. Just need to dig up another jar from the yard.
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post #19 of 119 (permalink) Old 19-Dec-2015, 06:18 PM (012)
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1000KM (600mi) service, ROX risers, SW-Motec on/off foot pegs, ClearWater Billy Jr brake light, removed handgaurds from bars (need the air flow with my Held gloves) and installed LidLox bar end helmet locks.... This gets my Farkles up to a good comfort level will evaluate the function and comfort... Love reading other folks post to see what I might be missing or need .....

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Installed new Jesse Odyssey II bags.
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