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carlsp1000

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carlsp1000 says:

Buying a used BMW R1200GS hints

I am returning to riding again after many years (I would be embarrassed to say a number) of driving a 4WD and also moving to the USA for a few years.

I have always wanted a BM and picture myself riding accross the big sky of Montana.  Not pictured myself in the snows of New Jersey however. So  I have decided to get a used R1200GS.  Appreciate any hints on common faults these bikes have and what to look for when buying one.  Carl

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bmwgs

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bmwgs says:

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i have looked at them and the seat hight is very high for the 1200adv and it be very heavy. as i am 5.8 and not that big so if you are tall then it be ok

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

beemer

Welcome Carl ,not had one but keep hearing on here about petrol pump failure Also google this model for same failure.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/community/Forums/Categories/Topic/?&topic-id=423673

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http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/community/Forums/Categories/Topic/?&topic-id=424035

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