Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register

Author Topic: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...  (Read 9347 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Freak

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R80GS
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 3,466
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #60 on: January 11, 2013, 09:35:53 pm »
actually...

you laugh at the KTM's blinking fuel light... but still have to realise your 1200 is a 2007 model and your fuel gauge is fucked !like all the others.  :imaposer: :imaposer:
Italjet - still have
YZ 80 - sold
Suzuki TS - 50 - broken
2x YZ 250cc - sold
Kawa KDX 200 - sold ZX - 6R - sold Suzuki GSXR 1000 K4- broken and in the bin Suzuki GSXR 1000 K5 - sold BMW GS 1150 - sold KTM 950 adventure S - sold Currently:  '79 BMW Bobber '63 BMW R50/2 '62 BMW R60/2 with sidecar '54 BMW R26/2 ... Still in kit form '74 BMW R75/6 custom .. In progress '82 BMW R80 G/S
 

Offline Alan

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,651
  • Thanked: 4 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #61 on: January 12, 2013, 08:27:23 am »
 :laughing4:
Nee dis nie mooi nie Freak..  :biggrin:
 

Offline Freak

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R80GS
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 3,466
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #62 on: January 12, 2013, 10:43:56 am »
 :imaposer:
Italjet - still have
YZ 80 - sold
Suzuki TS - 50 - broken
2x YZ 250cc - sold
Kawa KDX 200 - sold ZX - 6R - sold Suzuki GSXR 1000 K4- broken and in the bin Suzuki GSXR 1000 K5 - sold BMW GS 1150 - sold KTM 950 adventure S - sold Currently:  '79 BMW Bobber '63 BMW R50/2 '62 BMW R60/2 with sidecar '54 BMW R26/2 ... Still in kit form '74 BMW R75/6 custom .. In progress '82 BMW R80 G/S
 

Offline Kameel

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 2,049
  • Thanked: 1 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #63 on: January 24, 2013, 01:22:46 am »
When you meerkat and after a long trip only realise you're aloud to sit on gravel...  :pot:

2004 F650 GS Dakar (The X); 2004 BMW R1200 GS (GeelKameel); 2008 F650GS Twin (The X); 2008 BMW R1200GS (Silwervalk vir Biker Chick); 2009 BMW R1200GS (Pappa Smurf);
Currently 2010 BMW R1200 GSA (Mr Grey)
 

Offline Duke916

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 1,745
  • Thanked: 24 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #64 on: January 24, 2013, 07:59:37 am »
actually...

you laugh at the KTM's blinking fuel light... but still have to realise your 1200 is a 2007 model and your fuel gauge is fucked !like all the others.  :imaposer: :imaposer:

Praat vir jouself boet  ::) Myne is nog reg  :deal:
Then : RD50  550 Four  900F   CBX  CBX Prolink XL 500 XR 500  CR 450  MTX 200  916 BIP

Now :  1100RC  R100 RT    1098  RGV 250  KTM 495  R 1200GS ADV    KLR650
 

Offline Alan

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,651
  • Thanked: 4 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #65 on: January 24, 2013, 12:55:05 pm »
Mine too, VERY fixed and working, nogal with dual fuel pumps..  :imaposer: :ricky:
 

Offline Advrider

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Honda CRF-1000L Africa Twin
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 786
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #66 on: January 24, 2013, 03:55:37 pm »
You cant stop looking at your own bike and think you own the road!!!
Live to ride, Love to adventure, Ride for Jesus...
 

Offline Alan

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 1,651
  • Thanked: 4 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #67 on: January 24, 2013, 06:13:03 pm »
Rubbish. Many yes, but not all of us. :xxbah:
 

Offline Advrider

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Honda CRF-1000L Africa Twin
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 786
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #68 on: January 24, 2013, 06:27:57 pm »
When you cant leave the handle bars to say hi to fellow bikers cause the law say so.  :imaposer:
Live to ride, Love to adventure, Ride for Jesus...
 

Offline BryanOC6

  • I can like to ride Ja
  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 1,768
  • Thanked: 3 times
  • Time to ride , I say a cammaahhhn
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #69 on: January 25, 2013, 05:57:52 am »
When you cant leave the handle bars to say hi to fellow bikers cause the law say so.  :imaposer:

Must have been winter when we did not greet cause those heated grips work so well
You don't want to leave the handle bars ha
BMW GSA 1200 LC 2014
Yamaha WR250 2007
Yamaha SR500 1983 Bratstyle
 

Offline Katvoet

  • Newbie
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 9
    • Meerkat in the wild
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #70 on: January 27, 2013, 10:14:24 pm »
How to be a GS owner with R1M in the bank...... Buy the GS and start with R2M in the bank.
 

Offline Stoffel

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 113
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #71 on: January 31, 2013, 10:42:59 am »
Die dag as ek daai u turn met my beemer kan doen, groet ek ok niemand nie :ricky:
 

Offline Bootneck

Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #72 on: March 07, 2013, 12:13:12 pm »
you stop buying filter oil, chain grease, chains, patch-and-solution, lock-tite, aftermarket crash bars, braided hoses, hand guards, sprockets, doo-hickey's, belly plates, luggage systems, gel seat pads, jerry cans, heated grips, power sockets, progressive springs, spotlights ..................

HAHAHA  dis die beste ene die!! Ek upgrade nou na 'n GSA toe van 'n F800GS af, so hahaha ja al die goed klink bekend!!   :ricky:
 

Offline ceasar

  • Member
  • **
  • Bike: BMW R1200GS Adventure
    Location: Limpopo
  • Posts: 288
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #73 on: March 07, 2013, 02:38:58 pm »
Hoekom plak mense kTm stickers op hulle Hiluxe se tailgates? Twee gesien 2min uit mekaar in Tzaneen vandag....Ek het nog nooit 'n BMW sticker op 'n Hilux gesien nie..... :pot:

Dis seker iets in die lig van:"Hoe weet jy 'n ou ry 'n KTM?"....."hy sal jou sÍ..."   :imaposer:
 

Offline Gypsybaron

  • My mind is like an eight lane highway - gridlocked!
  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: BMW F650GS / Dakar
    Location: North West
  • Posts: 2,828
  • Thanked: 9 times
  • Pick a direction, not a destination, and ride!
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #74 on: March 07, 2013, 02:57:08 pm »
Hoekom plak mense kTm stickers op hulle Hiluxe se tailgates? Twee gesien 2min uit mekaar in Tzaneen vandag....Ek het nog nooit 'n BMW sticker op 'n Hilux gesien nie..... :pot:

Dis seker iets in die lig van:"Hoe weet jy 'n ou ry 'n KTM?"....."hy sal jou sÍ..."   :imaposer:

Hy moet seker IETS kan blameer vir die oliekolle in sy driveway, en 'n Hilux 'lek mos nie olie nie' :imaposer:
ďAll education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a childís coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.Ē Louis L'Amour - The lonesome gods

"It's not what you take when you leave this world behind you, it's what you leave behind you when you go." Randy Travis - Three Wooden Crosses
 

Offline Vlakhaas

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: KTM 990 Adventure
    Location: Namibia
  • Posts: 953
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #75 on: March 07, 2013, 06:54:05 pm »
you stop buying filter oil, chain grease, chains, patch-and-solution, lock-tite, aftermarket crash bars, braided hoses, hand guards, sprockets, doo-hickey's, belly plates, luggage systems, gel seat pads, jerry cans, heated grips, power sockets, progressive springs, spotlights ..................

HAHAHA  dis die beste ene die!! Ek upgrade nou na 'n GSA toe van 'n F800GS af, so hahaha ja al die goed klink bekend!!   :ricky:

 :thumleft:

Die torque is nogal nice nÍ
 

Offline Advrider

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Honda CRF-1000L Africa Twin
    Location: Mpumalanga
  • Posts: 786
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #76 on: March 08, 2013, 12:16:50 pm »
You wane go off road with the boys and you cant.
Live to ride, Love to adventure, Ride for Jesus...
 

Offline katana

  • One day when I grow up, I want to be a
  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Honda XR650L
    Location: Western Cape
  • Posts: 4,921
  • Thanked: 121 times
  • Sheer Smiling Pleasure
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #77 on: March 08, 2013, 12:33:23 pm »
You wane go off road with the boys and you cant.

Cause you are on an epic tour   :ricky: :ricky: :ricky: :ricky:
"The only man that has to remember anything, is the man who tells a lie" Mark Twain
 

Offline Brandt

  • Senior Member
  • ***
  • Bike: Honda XL650V Transalp
    Location: Gauteng
  • Posts: 4,496
  • Thanked: 1 times
Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #78 on: March 08, 2013, 12:36:31 pm »
Hoekom plak mense kTm stickers op hulle Hiluxe se tailgates? Twee gesien 2min uit mekaar in Tzaneen vandag....Ek het nog nooit 'n BMW sticker op 'n Hilux gesien nie..... :pot:

Dis seker iets in die lig van:"Hoe weet jy 'n ou ry 'n KTM?"....."hy sal jou sÍ..."   :imaposer:
Hoekom plae die kTm stickers jou  :peepwall:
 

Offline Bootneck

Re: You know you are a R1200GS owner when...
« Reply #79 on: March 08, 2013, 01:27:06 pm »
you stop buying filter oil, chain grease, chains, patch-and-solution, lock-tite, aftermarket crash bars, braided hoses, hand guards, sprockets, doo-hickey's, belly plates, luggage systems, gel seat pads, jerry cans, heated grips, power sockets, progressive springs, spotlights ..................

HAHAHA  dis die beste ene die!! Ek upgrade nou na 'n GSA toe van 'n F800GS af, so hahaha ja al die goed klink bekend!!   :ricky:

 :thumleft:

Die torque is nogal nice nÍ

HAHA  ja as jy dit eers gevoel het is dit moeilik om net jou F800GS te aanvaar met die minder torque!!  :ricky: