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    Good evening,

    Old biker, new to the forum.

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    Hi and Welcome to the TB Forum.

    Fairly quiet here these days. That said there is a huge amount of threads packed with more information than a GS rider can pack into their panniers
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    welcome

    unfortunately everyone is feeling the lockdown blues so things are fairly quiet at this stage on the forum - here's to better days in the near future
    When you talk, you are only repeating what you know; but when you listen, you learn something new.

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    Thanks for the welcome,
    I have noticed a marked increase in the number of bikes buzzing about my area. Also, there seem to be a lot of bikes out over the weekend.
    Are we set to see a boom in biking this year, both for leisure and economic reasons?

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    GS invokes fond memories of an aging Suzuki.
    Although, I am guilty of riding an adventure bike too, (panniers for travel only, I don't like increasing my width)I can't process GS with a BMW

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cross Rider View Post
    Although, I am guilty of riding an adventure bike too, (panniers for travel only, I don't like increasing my width)I can't process GS with a BMW
    Measured width and handle bar tips and my GS R1200 Adv panniers are the same width. They look wide but if your grips fit so shall your onboard filing cabinets (panniers).
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    Good info that, I will do the same comparison on my Twin. My riding style may differ a bit, I had a problem with one of the (original BMW) panniers falling off my 650 Dakar some years back. It survived, but no longer looked pretty.

    The story is a tale about an interesting jump on one of the side roads of Allandale road in Midrand.

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