Posted in BMW Club Motorcycles Tech Tips

R1200GSA Handlebar Heaven

My 2012 R1200GSA is a very comfortable motorcycle for long distances but after I met another GSA rider with bar risers I started thinking that perhaps it could be improved? To allow adjustment I decided to fit the Rox Risers…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Accessories Tech Tips

Wilbers ESA Suspension

Wilbers make an excellent suspension upgrade that is uniquely compatible with the BMW ESA system so you don’t lose any function or end up with add on switchgear to give you electronic adjustment. The Wilbers units have bright orange springs…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Sat Nav Tech Tips

Garmin Express Alternative

This post is to help members who may be struggling a little with the new Garmin Express update program. Garmin Express replaces the old Garmin Lifetime Updater for downloading and installing maps. It is also the default option if you…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Accessories Tech Tips

ESA Shock, shock!

What do you do when you see oil like this………on bottom of your ESA shock? I recommend you lie down before making the call to a dealer because the BMW replacement is £1500 plus fitting. Luckily, I was sitting down…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Accessories Other Tech Tips

Changing the Brake Fluid on Power Brake Systems

The impression most people have is that this job must be done by a dealer……………not so if you are up to bleeding conventional brakes you can cope with this job……….the most difficult part is fiddling about taking the tank and…

Continue Reading...