Topic: 2018 bmw G310gs  (Read 946 times)

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2018 bmw G310gs
« on: April 06, 2018, 05:07:44 PM »
Iíve been eyeing these little gsís all last year as I want something to replace my cb500x for my backroads ride. Tired of that dinky front tire falling into every crater. Found a used one with 500 miles on it in Texas and couldnít resist. The baby gs has a 19Ē front, which feels much better than the xís 17Ē , plus tubeless. Iíve owned the klx250s, Crf250l and wr250r which I liked all of them just didnít want tubed tires anymore. Cast wheels shouldnít be an issue for me plus the 310 has a bigger tank and a few more ponies than the 250ís. Now just need to get the knobbies mounted

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2018, 08:22:35 PM »
Nice, hope to see you on some rides with us. Next one is in Mountain View, AR next weekend, should be a great ride.
Marc

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2018, 02:17:36 PM »
That looks like about six miles of rear suspension travel!

Looks like a fun machine, hope to see you around!

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2018, 12:41:25 PM »
Got the knobbies spooned on so Iím ready to ride, well almost, still need to find a proper skid plate.

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2018, 07:31:21 PM »
Get with Mike at Flatland, I can assure he will hook you up and may already have something. They are here in Emporia. http://www.flatlandracing.com/

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2018, 09:09:59 AM »
Did you find a Skid Plate? I'm hoping you saw the Rally Raid skid plate, granted its more than just a skid plate and the price and shipping reflects that and more

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/bmw-g310gs-g310r/g310gs-engine-guard
« Last Edit: October 18, 2018, 09:12:27 AM by Iowa_Ross »

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2018, 08:00:21 PM »
Yes, Iíve seen the rally raid bits for the bike, had a Cb500x that I had rally raid skid plate and suspension upgrade on. Iím putting off buying a bunch of stuff for this bike until Iím certain Iíll keep it. The bike already has a recall for the side stand( it may fall off ). Dealer is 3 hours away !  I road the alpine loop first week of September with stock plate with no drama, it has quite a bit of ground clearance, just canít bump over logs with the stocker.
Thanks for pointing out the rally raid stuff, their products always appear to be high quality.

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Re: 2018 bmw G310gs
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2018, 09:40:40 AM »
I looked at the 310 when I wasn't having a lot of luck with finding a used WR250R. But I found a clean WR minus the swing arm which I replaced for $100 and I'm happy as a pig in mud