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    Had a very similar experience whilst touring the...

    Had a very similar experience whilst touring the Ardenness a couple of years ago, except I was riding my Super Tenere.

    After much panicking and head scratching it turned out to be a loose lead on...
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    As I posted earlier:- Put 20 worth of fuel in...

    As I posted earlier:-

    Put 20 worth of fuel in my Adventure Rallye (was heading towards the Yorkshire Dales and did not need/want a full tank) that was showing empty.

    Mileage came up as 225.
    ...
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    If you do get a set of "Off Road Safety Clamps"...

    If you do get a set of "Off Road Safety Clamps" check them regularly.

    My top box clamp cane off whilst touring Germany in 2006

    Mike
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    Put 20 worth of fuel in my Adventure Rallye (was...

    Put 20 worth of fuel in my Adventure Rallye (was heading towards the Yorkshire Dales and did not need/want a full tank) that was showing empty.

    Mileage came up as 225.

    Bike registered 28/3/18...
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    That's exactly what I was told by my dealer. ...

    That's exactly what I was told by my dealer.

    He also agreed with our opinion that it would be far better if the values could be re-set by holding down a button

    Mike
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    Thanks Bob Mike

    Thanks Bob

    Mike
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    The Bumots were cheaper than the best discount I...

    The Bumots were cheaper than the best discount I could get, although to be honest I did not try that hard. It's all a matter of opinion but for me the Bumots are better quality and look better on...
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    Rallye Adventure with Bumot Luggage

    Thought I'd post this showing the Bumot luggage system.

    It's QD, fits on the GS Adventure rails, powder coated and a big saving on standard OEM alloy panniers.

    The Top Box is 41ltr and the...
  9. Looks great. Well done for applying it...

    Looks great.

    Well done for applying it yourself, I didn't have the confidence or skills so I had mine fitted professionally.

    Bumot luggage arrives today.....should I protect them as well?
    ...
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    :rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob The 1150...

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    The 1150 fuel tank has a self adhesive rubber strip to fill this gap.

    Number 3 in the diagram.

    Possible solution?

    Mike
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    :rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob Fair point but not...

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    Fair point but not this time!


    The demo and mine are set to Auto. It is definitely not a lowered bike. When I noticed the difference between the Triple Black and...
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    I have! Before I bought my Rallye I had a...

    I have!

    Before I bought my Rallye I had a latest model Triple Black on demo. I went back for a second demo ride and the Triple Black was out so they gave me an older red GSA with Comfort, Normal...
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    Spoke to the Dealer this Morning

    Spoke to Alan Jefferies this morning who investigated the 'problem'

    They can't do it either!

    The only way to reset trip 2 is via the 'set all values' menue

    Appears to be the way the TFT...
  14. Picture of the 'Invisible Plastic Protection'

    I had the 'whole bike' package which includes the TFT screen.

    What appears to be blemishes on the blue section of the tank are reflections. The plastic coating is as 'invisible' on this section...
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    :rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:rob:r...

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    Tried it again with and without the Vav 5 fitted...no joy

    The only way I can reset it is to reset all values which I often don't...
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    That weems the logical way but tried it without...

    That weems the logical way but tried it without joy.

    But I'll try it again later tonight

    Fingers crossed

    Mike
  17. Very true It has been persisting down all day...

    Very true

    It has been persisting down all day here but first chance I get I'll post a piccy.

    Having seen his protected BMW alloy panniers (they looked REALLY good) I may investigate the...
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    Only picked the bike up on the 28th, but don't...

    Only picked the bike up on the 28th, but don't know if it's being done.

    I'll mention it to the dealer on Monday so that they can check it on the 1st service on the 23rd

    Cheeers

    Mike
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    Thanks for your posting. I've found the 'Reset...

    Thanks for your posting.

    I've found the 'Reset Individual Values' on the TFT and it will allow me to reset Trip 1 but not 2.

    Very strange.

    Mike
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    TFT Question. HOW TO RESET TRIP 2?

    How do you reset Trip 2 individually?

    I've found a section in settings where I can reset trip 1. MPG, speed etc individually but not Trip 2 without resetting everything.

    I'm probably missing...
  21. Just waiting for my Bumot luggage now. See you...

    Just waiting for my Bumot luggage now.

    See you soon

    Mike
  22. VentureShield Paint Protection on a GS Adventure Rallye

    I have just purchased an GS Adventure Rally and wanted to protect the blue side panels. A always seems to scuf tanks with my riding gear and the thought of putting traditional tank protectors on...
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    Thanks All Mike

    Thanks All

    Mike
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    Not got it yet, but it is a 2018 Adventure Rallye...

    Not got it yet, but it is a 2018 Adventure Rallye

    Just wondering whether to fit my BMW rocker covers from my 2017GS. If I did that I think the Adventure bars would have to come off if the service...
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    Adventure Service Question

    Quick question please

    On the GS Adventure do you have to remove the lower crash bars to remove the rocker covers?

    Cheers

    Mike
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