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    600 mile newby

    Got my 600 mile service done today on my 2019 1250 GS. Still trying to get used to the bike. I was used to the K1200S.

    #2
    Originally posted by allikanbe View Post
    Got my 600 mile service done today on my 2019 1250 GS. Still trying to get used to the bike. I was used to the K1200S.
    It doesn't take too long. I think it was about 1k miles, maybe a little over before I started feeling comfortable.

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      #3
      Spin it at a higher RPM, lower gear and use the shift assist.
      Wring it out now!!

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      • jargon
        jargon commented
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        What he ^ said.

      #4
      Originally posted by allikanbe View Post
      Got my 600 mile service done today on my 2019 1250 GS. Still trying to get used to the bike. I was used to the K1200S.
      Not everyone was placed on this earth to succeed at that goal. Just saying.

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        #5
        Congratulations on the new bike, Allikanbe. You will gel with it.in your own good time. Just remember its vastly different for the K bike and simply no comparison.
        2015 Black BMW K1300R @ 43,361 km / 26,900 mi
        2006 Honda FireBlade @ 83,100 km / 51,600 mi - 3 x transcontinentals & a whole lotta hooning

        DEAD: 2012 Acid Green BMW K1300R @ 172,600 km / 107,200 mi - Hit a kangaroo - RIP dear friend

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          #6
          Let me ride it....the next 600......I’ll break it in......lol

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            #7
            Originally posted by Bmorganjr View Post
            Let me ride it....the next 600......I’ll break it in......lol
            I appreciate your offer, but I'm good.

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              #8
              Or me, I can test the crash bars for you. Real good.
              Chattanooga, TN
              Certified Hooligan.
              2018 S1000XR, 2014 R1200GSAw, 2015 Husqvarna FE501S

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                #9
                Originally posted by aviator View Post
                Or me, I can test the crash bars for you. Real good.
                Umm, thanks, but I plan on keeping them in like new condition.

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