Seriously BMW, Another R1200GS Recall?
If they were the bolts keeping your registration plate in place... we'd be just fine. But it's about the screws which keep the upper forks in place, the very bolts securing the fork into the triple clamp.
One doesn't have to be an engineer to figure out what could happen: have a fork tube loose, loose control, crash, wreck the bike, possibly get seriously injured or die. Dealers will crimp-lock said bolts, as a correction to the problem
Thankfully, the new GS is not all-out, as deliveries seem to go slow and problems still appear, but seriously BWM, have you really tested this bike as you should have? Or were you eager to just have the bike overseas in North America, happy the new Orange one will not be there this year?
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What are you on a crusade against GS? :) You may very well say "well I hate GS" and be done with it, no need for all these articles that go further than just sharing information, but go to analyzing things you obviously know little about.