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  1. 2012 R1200GS: more economical oil filter wrench I planed on doing an oil & oil filter change on the bike, I purchased: 1 of K&N Oil Filter KN-164 which has a NUT for easier installation & removal. 1 of 1 gallon (3.78L) Rotella T6 I removed the skid plate and realized that the removal of the...
  2. I have had my 2021 1250 Rallye Adventure a few months, it’s fitted with off road tyres, after 3000km I am experiencing a vibration through the bike when cornering or leaning the bike, it seems to be worse at lower speed riding. Would this be caused from the off road tyres.
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    Does anyone know where in the UK 🇬🇧 I can buy genuine Hayes front brake pads. Also, what size star ⭐️ socket is required to remove the pins. Oh, and another question. What size c clips are on the end of the pins (I’m bound to lose several as they fly off into the sunset). With all this...
  4. Looking at buying a used GS to replace my six month old triumph bobber black. The vibration from my bobber causes my hands to go numb (tried dampeners, position changes, etc). I’m told the GS is a smooth (low vibration) motorcycle. 1) do you agree? 2) what advice would you give as I shop the...
  5. Maintenance and Modifications
    I am new to the GS coming from nine years and 140,000 miles on Goldwings. When riding my GS it seems as though the engine is very noisy – not the exhaust-the engine seems to have a rattle. it reminds me of valves in a 50’s or 60’s car. The 6000 mile service was done at the selling dealer and I...
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