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Old 10-02-2012, 12:09 PM   #2493
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Originally Posted by longslowdistance View Post
If they had reduced the weight without decreasing the power rather than porking up and adding power - I might have been that guy.
The additional weight is due to going to a watercooled system which is being driven by EU emissions standards for the net add of 24 pounds, it negates 3 HP. In the end, the bike will be faster but a tad heavier but still lighter than the old 1150GS.

If you want lighter... they have a bike for that... the F900GS
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