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4x4Runners Two wheel build!

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  1. Oct 19, 2019 at 12:38 AM
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    So...I done fucked up! Shit like this happens when you’re single and in you’re on your early 40’s. You realize you ain’t getting any younger and before you know it. Your 75 years old spamming a truck forum trying not to be an asshole. Trying not to be that guy!

    So. Instead of being a bitter old man who regrets not making that leap I decided to jump not only feet first into the pool of bad decisions I dove head first into the shallow end of the pool and picked this gal up!

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    Now, bet you’re wondering...what the fuck can you do to this to make a build thread out of it?!?!

    Well! Let me tell you!!!

    Not much! But there are things you can do to it and those things are going to eat away at your precious retirement budget or, if you’re like me...who doesn’t have one! Your ability to make timely payments on your electric, water and sewer bills!

    What we have here is a 2019 BMW R 1250 GS HP with a god damned premium package! It’s got the keyless ride, 6 different ride modes, gear shift assist, linked brakes, dynamic suspension that adjusts to terrain and load, heated grips, etc, etc, and nav!

    I forgot...a center stand too!

    I didn’t opt for the adventure model with a 2.5gallon larger fuel tank and extra goodies cause they just weren’t any around in my area and they wanted my sons college education for it so...I didn’t go for it.

    I picked up up about a week ago and have put about 80 miles on it so far. I’ll be installing the Touratech upper crash bars tomorrow and from there, I’m looking at adding some extra lighting up front and a rear brake light flasher

    I did get the panniers with it and the top case so I have space for some gear when I venture Offroad and set out to go camping with it.

    More to come. Including pinstriping, mashed crash bars and chaffed riding gear!
     
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  2. Oct 19, 2019 at 2:38 AM
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    DUDE, phuc yes!
    That’s my dream bike. I was crazy close to buying a brand new one in 2013 right before buying my Tacoma that year.
    Super jelly- that is an amazing piece of equipment:bowdown:
     
  3. Oct 20, 2019 at 5:06 PM
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    Tried to add some Touratech upper crash bars but ran into a small issue with the OE BMW engine guards. In one spot, the engine guards mount to tie back side of a frame flange with a small spacer. Touratech crash bars mount to the front of the flanks with a small spacer. The supplied bolt wasn’t long enough so I need to source a 40mm bolt for each side.

    mid surgery.

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  4. Oct 21, 2019 at 5:18 PM
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    That’s such a nice design. It must be well balanced? The way the cylinders are horizontal? Lower center of gravity?
     
  5. Oct 21, 2019 at 5:23 PM
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    Until you roll on the throttle and the engine torque throws the bike left.

    it’s actually a quote a nimble bike that’ll hold its own against most sport bikes. And it’s a great off road bike.

    There’s a reason the GS line has been a best seller for BMW year after year. It’s literally the 4Runner of bikes.
     
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  6. Oct 29, 2019 at 6:55 PM
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    Found bolts, installed crash bars!
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  7. Oct 29, 2019 at 7:02 PM
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    That looks good! Well protected!!
     
  8. Oct 29, 2019 at 7:13 PM
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    It’s getting there. I did find another company out there with a lot better protection but this will have to do for now.
    I have to say, riding this bike is super nice. Plenty of power, comfortable, nimble and a flat out joy to be on.
     
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  9. Oct 29, 2019 at 7:16 PM
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    Maybe your name should be "Modded 4X4Runner" lol. How can I watch your builds. We need more money. Congratulations on the bike. That thing is a beast. Enjoy it like you should!
    Now where is the trailer to take the bike into the remote areas?
     
  10. Oct 30, 2019 at 6:58 PM
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    A small ride today around a local mountain.
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  11. Oct 30, 2019 at 10:03 PM
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    I'm in on this one too. Nice bike. If you want some great lights, check out Denali. I had the D4's on my Vstrom and they are sweet

    https://denalielectronics.com/
     
  12. Oct 30, 2019 at 10:26 PM
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    I was looking at Clearwater lights and their integration with the BMW electronics.
     
  13. Oct 30, 2019 at 11:16 PM
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    Would probably be a cleaner install with a bike specific kit. Clearwaters are also nice and bright. I do know after I got my lights I couldn't ride a bike at night without them. Just so nice to turn night into day at the flip of a switch
     
  14. Oct 31, 2019 at 3:54 AM
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    Sounds like....Oh never mind. :D
     
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  15. Nov 10, 2019 at 6:05 PM
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    Can you pack your tent in the bike or is your T4R close?
    Great pic btw! We need to move. Cali is too expensive! Lol Plus, I cut grass (not exactly a transferable job). We got corn fields... not good for camping.
     
  17. Nov 10, 2019 at 6:48 PM
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    Everything was packed onto the bike. Tent, sleeping bag, air pad, pillow, camp stoves, kettles, food, water, clothes, camp chair is all included in the pic. Went solo and no 4R. 320 miles round trip.BC2341E1-1480-4A25-96EC-6CEE289A1886.jpg
     
  18. Nov 10, 2019 at 8:24 PM
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    Trips like that will definitely force you to learn what you really need and don't need. You have to use the space wisely!

    Looks like fun!
     
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  19. Nov 11, 2019 at 2:26 PM
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    Went on an east bay tour today.
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    Wrapped up a round trip to Phoenix from the east bay yesterday. Left Saturday the 20th and rode straight through to PHX then back yesterday. I believe 1500 miles round trip!
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    Newest thing to the bike. Added some lights!
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