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by boxerscott
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: hello....
Replies: 15
Views: 835
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Re: hello....

Hi Andrew, nice to see you are alive and kicking. I can recommend the r1200r if you want sporty. I suggest a test ride. Currently it is the sportiest boxer in production. It will also do two up, carry luggage and has traditional roadster looks now it has lost that bulky front end that the telelever ...
by boxerscott
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Nav 5
Replies: 3
Views: 298
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Nav 5

I noticed that when the sun is up the screen on the nav 5 is hard to read. This is due to the funny angle of the factory fit mount. It is something I can live with but it could be better. Anyone else experienced this and done anything to improve the experience?

Chris
by boxerscott
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Boxerpix
Topic: DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMANS RIDE - 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 942
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Re: DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMANS RIDE - 2018

dave the german wrote:one of the guys from my last years tour did the same thing in Peterborough
I would like to do that, (not go to Peterborough) but I fear I would not get past scrutineering no matter how I dressed up!

Chris
by boxerscott
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: Rough running R12S
Replies: 57
Views: 3603
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Re: Rough running R12S

Tough luck Dave. Wish I could have something positive to say to help you guys, are your bikes standard? have they been fitted with after market fuelling gizmo`s? Chris Completely standard - does have an Akrapovic but that is a BMW accessory. Tick over and pick up were the best they've ever been whe...
by boxerscott
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Days Out
Topic: *** Welsh Weekend 2019 *** - IS LIVE
Replies: 67
Views: 4594
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Re: *** Welsh Weekend 2019 *** - IS LIVE

Sorry Steve, can not make it. We are booked for Maderia. Not a Saga holiday I may add. Chris. No probs Chris, see you next time :D Hopefully, we anticipated a late April Wales but strictly speaking Amanda booked the Madeira thing. I absolutely hate holiday destination flying. Wish you had stuck wit...
by boxerscott
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: Rough running R12S
Replies: 57
Views: 3603
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Re: Rough running R12S

Tough luck Dave. Wish I could have something positive to say to help you guys, are your bikes standard? have they been fitted with after market fuelling gizmo`s?

Chris
by boxerscott
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: 5 countries in 4 day
Replies: 16
Views: 1127
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Re: 5 countries in 4 day

Thanks Ian, that is jolly decent of you. Hope you two had a fab time as we did! I picked up a speeding ticket in Spain ( toll money avoided in Portugal now spent elsewhere!) they kindly had it waiting for me when I arrived home today!!! Great postal service! My shoulder ache is industry related and ...
by boxerscott
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Boxerpix
Topic: DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMANS RIDE - 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Great Britain

Re: DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMANS RIDE - 2018

Double Breasted Barathea blazer, Two tone buttons, Wow! :wink: were you packing twin vents at the rear ?

Looks like fun!

:)
by boxerscott
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: If you MUST take a Fireblade..........
Replies: 3
Views: 507
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Re: If you MUST take a Fireblade..........

Does he live on it?
by boxerscott
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: 5 countries in 4 day
Replies: 16
Views: 1127
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Re: 5 countries in 4

Buy a GS? :wink: May Hades devour me first! Funnily enough Blackal has offered me a spreadsheet to monitor my bike change spasms. I think the rs and old scrapper full on tourer are pos 1 and 2. We are up in Marvao, north of Portalgre and Estromoz, another amazing hill top fortified republic. The su...
by boxerscott
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: 5 countries in 4 day
Replies: 16
Views: 1127
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Re: 5 countries in 4 day

hi lads, in Tariva , our last of 7 nights at the very good Maria Lounge hotel, Adults only, sadly not a swingers cottage, can recommend this gaff and resort. We had a boring and hot ride out to Seville for an amazing religious festival in Triana district, we nearly booked in for the night but on rea...
by boxerscott
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Days Out
Topic: *** Welsh Weekend 2019 *** - IS LIVE
Replies: 67
Views: 4594
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Re: *** Welsh Weekend 2019 *** - IS LIVE

Sorry Steve, can not make it. We are booked for Maderia. Not a Saga holiday I may add.

Chris.
by boxerscott
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: 5 countries in 4 day
Replies: 16
Views: 1127
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5 countries in 4 day

Ok, no big deal considering I can do two of them in 11 mins. However with wifey on board and negotiating France in two nights with all its storms and rain and carnage and death on the A10 we are now in Portugal. Riding through France was not by choice a matter of fact that the ferries are booked up ...
by boxerscott
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: Clutch
Replies: 6
Views: 582
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Re: Clutch

hooperman wrote:Just had a terrifying thought. Is there a ball bearing behind the clutch push rod?
Why ask? have you found a rogue bb kicking about your shed? My initial thought was keep bleeding and get rid of microbubbles!

Chris
by boxerscott
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: How long is a modern Beemer designed to last ?
Replies: 16
Views: 1101
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Re: How long is a modern Beemer designed to last ?

I agree with a lot of what you're all saying and I'm probably not expressing myself very well, what I'm interested in is not so much what can go wrong ( of course that's part of it though ) , I'm interested in when the engineers expect the bike to "wear out" or to reach the end of it's us...

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