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Forum: Riding Gear and Equipment   17-Jan-2020, 12:19 PM (763)
Replies: 6
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Posted By Pops58
Looks like no hip armor? $50x2 for the armor plus...

Looks like no hip armor? $50x2 for the armor plus $30x2 for the sleeves?

Ouch
Forum: GPS Info   08-Jan-2020, 01:56 PM (830)
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Pops58
Scroll down to dimensions/weight: ...

Scroll down to dimensions/weight:

https://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/en/models/adventure/r1250gs/technicaldata.html#/section-technical-data
Forum: General chatter   29-Dec-2019, 05:49 PM (992)
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By Pops58
I'm 5'8" 155lbs Here's something else I...

I'm 5'8" 155lbs

Here's something else I recently tried, not intentionally, it just kind of happened and the bike popped right up:

Be sure you are grabbing the bike with your right hand low...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   27-Dec-2019, 08:37 AM (609)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
Oye I'm screwed :eek:

Oye I'm screwed :eek:
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   27-Dec-2019, 08:34 AM (607)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
I don't have to pull the clutch in Cliff. Change...

I don't have to pull the clutch in Cliff. Change the mode, roll off and back on and after a moment it changes. I'll try what you've suggested too, thanks.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   26-Dec-2019, 10:33 AM (689)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
Cliff: will screwing the plunger out prematurely...

Cliff: will screwing the plunger out prematurely engage the switch that cancels cruise control and the quick shifter? This is the switch you can hear click with a slight squeeze of the lever.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   26-Dec-2019, 09:27 AM (643)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
Hmmm...I select the mode then roll off and on the...

Hmmm...I select the mode then roll off and on the throttle to change to the new mode.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   26-Dec-2019, 09:03 AM (627)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
Great thanks Cliff I had hoped it was the...

Great thanks Cliff I had hoped it was the plunger. I'm assuming I adjust the plunger so it sticks out further (for lack of a better term) so it engages the switch earlier is what I need to do? Also,...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   26-Dec-2019, 06:52 AM (536)
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By Pops58
Clutch lever start in gear switch

Installed some eBay clutch/brake levers on my '19 1250. Where is the switch in clutch lever mount that enables engine to start while in gear with clutch lever pulled in? At the moment I can only do...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Dec-2019, 07:58 PM (082)
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Pops58
So everything works fine except clutch lever...

So everything works fine except clutch lever issue others have posted where won't start in gear with clutch pulled in settings 1 & 2 which kind of defeats the purpose of why I installed the lever.
...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Dec-2019, 11:28 AM (728)
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Pops58
Well I got frustrated and cranked it out along...

Well I got frustrated and cranked it out along the set screw (hence the scratches). The set screw isn't coming out. I reassembled it in the new lever using loctite, it's not going anywhere.

On...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Dec-2019, 09:34 AM (648)
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Pops58
Maybe later, I put it back together and want to...

Maybe later, I put it back together and want to get out for a quick ride to make sure it all still functions properly. Have you changed your levers out?
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   14-Dec-2019, 08:31 PM (105)
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Pops58
Hmmm...not sure I'll have success doing that in...

Hmmm...not sure I'll have success doing that in as much as I can't now get good purchase on the set screw. I wonder if I can just order the plunger, set screw and other small pieces/parts online...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   14-Dec-2019, 12:13 PM (759)
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Pops58
Help: replace '19 1250gs Brake lever

I picked up a set of brake/clutch levers on eBay same as another post on this forum.

After removing front brake lever, I'm stymied as to how to remove the plunger from the lever perch and think I...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   06-Dec-2019, 02:38 PM (859)
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By Pops58
Rear tip over bars/guards

I think I saw a thread about this but can't find it. Does anyone make rear crash/tip over bars for the 1250gs i.e. to protect the panniers? I see Ilium Works have them for older RT's but don't see...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   06-Nov-2019, 02:59 PM (874)
Replies: 26
Views: 1,302
Posted By Pops58
Update

I've been going through various windscreens with my Puig electric unit & here's my findings:

Stock screen distorts my view (works well otherwise).

VStream Touring screen is way to big.
...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   05-Nov-2019, 07:38 PM (068)
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Pops58
Not likely. Mine's on low all the time. My...

Not likely. Mine's on low all the time.

My throttle is usually set to "Road". When I set throttle to "Dynamic" (or Dynamic Pro now that the plug is in) the suspension will also tighten up and...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   05-Nov-2019, 05:43 PM (988)
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By Pops58
The "low" setting you're referring to is for...

The "low" setting you're referring to is for preload, which is great being able to do instead of using a spanner wrench or turn a knob on the rear shock. The low suspension bikes have the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-Nov-2019, 05:27 PM (977)
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By Pops58
Hey Rider2 welcome. From Delaware as well. ...

Hey Rider2 welcome. From Delaware as well.

I'm in North Wilmington with a new '2019 1250 GS Exclusive Low Suspension Low seat. If you're nearby and want to check it out let me know. Our inseams...
Forum: General chatter   01-Nov-2019, 12:42 PM (737)
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Pops58
Same here. I have to make a conscious effort to...

Same here. I have to make a conscious effort to activate it properly. I guess just need to retrain my brain (which at my age I'm not sure is possible).
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   28-Oct-2019, 02:30 PM (812)
Replies: 26
Views: 1,302
Posted By Pops58
Here's the RevZilla link which shows the control...

Here's the RevZilla link which shows the control mounted to the mirror stalk. Looks like on my '19 GS the mirror is unscrewed from the base and the controller has a bracket that sits on top of the...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   27-Oct-2019, 01:50 PM (785)
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Pops58
I have both the factory head guards and crash...

I have both the factory head guards and crash bars, no issues
Forum: General chatter   24-Oct-2019, 04:40 PM (903)
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By Pops58
Puig unit & VStream

This might be combining info on another thread with this one:

I have a 1250GS Exclusive with factory low suspension and factory low seat. I'm 5'8" 155lbs. My bike has the Puig Electric windscreen...
Forum: Accessories   19-Oct-2019, 05:56 PM (956)
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Pops58
LOL I was waiting for something like that!

LOL I was waiting for something like that!
Forum: Accessories   19-Oct-2019, 07:56 AM (538)
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Pops58
It's the brake lever that is the problem for me....

It's the brake lever that is the problem for me. My middle finger can partially lock extended due to the reach and previous damage to my hand. I actually tape it up before I ride to prevent that from...
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