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December 2016 software updates available

Ignition key enable/disable functions for the BMS-K/KP/KP2 engine controllers and XEWS4 immobilizer controller. More service functions for the KMSK16 engine controller and the ZFE/L/H body controllers. Multicast DNS and NetBIOS resolve.

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September 2016 software updates available

Cloud service functions for the KOMBI/KOMBI18/KOMBIK46/KOMBI461/KOMBI7x cluster controllers, ZFE-Basic/ZFE-Low/ZFE-High body controllers and the KMSK16 engine controller.

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Das Rally - MOA 2016

Some of the HEX crew at the BMW MOA in Hamburg, NY.

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June 2016 software updates available

Cloud service functions for the BMSE13 engine controller (G650GS Sertao) and the MA2.4 engine controller (K1200 GT/LT/RS, R1200 C/CL, R1150 GS/GSA/R/RT/RS, R1100 S, R850 C/R/RT).

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March 2016 software updates available

Service functions for BMSE engine controller (C650GT, C600 Sport and Husqvarna). Cloud service functions for BMSC and BMSC II engine controllers (C1, C1-200, F650 and G650).

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November 2015 software updates available

K24 model service functionality available in the cloud and more...

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Version 1510.2 released

New versions of the GS-911 PC Application and GS-911wifi web interface have been released.

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Version 1509.2 released

New versions of the GS-911 PC Application and GS-911wifi web interface have been released.

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Version 1507.2 released

New versions of the GS-911 PC Application and GS-911wifi web interface have been released.

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Version 1506.1 released

This release includes a new Beta version of the PC software and upgraded GS-911wifi software.

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Release version 1411 is now available

This is the latest Release version that replaces V1303, with full support for the GS-911wifi interface.

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Beta version 1410 released

This version adds support for two more K001 chassis bikes, the S1000R and R1200RT LC. It is also a new Release candidate.

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Beta version 1409 released

This version adds support for the new controller used in some late model G Series bikes like the G650GS SertaƵ.

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New Beta version 1408 released

We are proud to announce a new Beta version. This version adds official support GS-911wifi interface, along with the K001-chassis models that are covered through the new GS-911wifi.

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Beta version 1404 released

We are proud to announce a new Beta version. This version adds more coding functionality, models and fixes several bugs.

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New Beta version 1310* released

This adds further Kombi (Instrument Cluster) functionality, new models and various updates.

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New Beta version 1306 released

This adds further ZFE (Central Vehicle/Chassis Electronics) functionality.

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New Beta version 1305 released

This adds a lot of advanced ZFE (Central Vehicle/Chassis Electronics) functionality.

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The NEW water-cooled R1200GS

The NEW water-cooled R1200GS

Intermot 2012 - BMW launches its new air/water-cooled R1200GS...

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Homewardbound

Homewardbound

Entry14 : Back in Beautiful ZA! Pristine roads... So all good things have to come to an end!

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Mosambican beaches

Mosambican beaches

Entry 13 : Mozambican beaches - sun and endless white, sandy beaches... as close to paradise as it gets!

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Mozambique1

Mozambique1

Entry 12 : Into Mozambique - the last country on our list, before we head back into South Africa... and definitely one I've been looking forward to... It's been pretty hard work to ride EVERY day, 4 to 8 hours, depending on the road conditions... and the Moz coast was going to be a bit of a relaxing vacation for us... but first we have to slog through some "serious pothole" ridden stretches (according to our tracks4africa maps).

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Kenya_Tanzania

Kenya_Tanzania

Entry 11 : We've reached Tanga in Tanzania on the shore of the Indian ocean, the most eastern point of our trip. Then south through the Mikumi park on our way into Malawi again - the white beaches of Malawi are magical and we don't mind spending some more time on the lake shore... especially Flame Tree Lodge!

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Lat Zero - take two

Lat Zero - take two

Entry 10 : We've turned south, entered Kenya, crossed the equator again, and are officially heading home...

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Burundi Rwanda and Lat zero

Burundi Rwanda and Lat zero

Entry 9 : Burundi, Rwanda and the Equator... A year ago I wouldn't have thought I would be crossing these! Rwanda really surprised us.

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West Tanzania

West Tanzania

Entry 8 : Into Tanzania, and up the B8 with our piki-piki (one description for motorcycle in Swahili, whether a 50cc scooter or a 1200cc BMW). What an experience!

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Malawi

Malawi

Entry 7 : Having turned back to Lusaka, half way to Malawi, homeward bound, I didn't think we'd get to see Lake Malawi - for sure not on this trip! However as things turned out we figured we would give it another shot!

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A clutch is a clutch, is a clutch.. right?

A clutch is a clutch, is a clutch.. right?

Entry 6 : So we received our "new" used clutch on Friday, fitted it on Saturday morning, and by Saturday evening we were half way to the Malawi border.. however all is not well..

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Zambia - shouldn't my bike have a clutch?

Zambia - shouldn't my bike have a clutch?

Entry 5 : We visited the Victoria Falls - magnificent! In Livingston I noticed my clutch deteriorating...

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Okavango, Caprivi and into Zambia

Okavango, Caprivi and into Zambia

Entry 4 : From Windhoek we set of east through Gobabis to the Botswana border post, to the Okavango Delta and into Namibia's Caprivi strip.

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And We're off!

And We're off!

Entry3 : By Easter Sunday, we were as packed and ready as we were going to be...

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Oh joy... a puddle of oil!

Oh joy... a puddle of oil!

Entry 2: Not the picture you want to see only a couple of days before your departure date! - Although you have every thing planned, inevitably something does not go according to plan... like that puddle of oil under my bike...

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Preparation and Route

Preparation and Route

Entry 1: Why, whereto, when do we go, and what do we take along... all important questions... but more important yet, is the decision to actually GO!

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New Beta 1002.5 available for download

This version adds support for S1000RR as well as several other features and enhancements!

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Evaluating the G450X with full Akrapovic system and PowerCommander V

Comparing dyno runs of the stock G450X with a Full Akro system, before and after adding a PowerCommander V optimized fueling map.

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Official Release 911 available for download

This version adds Engine Syncro Lock, Idle Actuator Calibration for K/F series and full service functionality for F650, G650 and C1 models

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Evaluating the G450X with LeoVince X3 and PowerCommander V

Comparing dyno runs of the stock G450X exhaust canister with the LeoVince X3 slip-on. Then tuning a PowerCommander V to optimize the fueling and compare it to the previous two results.

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New GS-911 Beta adds ABS2, real-time data and lots more...

This Beta release brings support for more models, including the F800GS, F650GS and R1200S HP. It also adds support for ABS2 of the 850, 1150 and 1200 non-CAN models. Additionally it brings real-time values for all engine controllers

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450cc Sports Enduro public viewing

We attended the Great African GS Challenge from 25 to 28 September 2007. During this event BMW showed their new 450cc Sports Enduro

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Long Way Down

On Saturday 4 August, Ewan and Charlie completed the last leg of their epic Long Way Down journey, from Scotland, through Africa to Cape town. The last leg was from Cape Augullas, the most southern tip of Africa, to Cape Town.

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