Originally Posted by Tim_Tom
Agreed on both. I rode one on a demo day with a full akrapovic exhaust, and while the noise was cool at idle, it didn't do anything for me at speed. Ergo's were wrong with my legs cramped, and I have short legs. Tank scoops and little fly screen felt cheap as hell and vibrated at all speeds.
Crossed it off my interest list after the ride. Shame because I really wanted to like it.
I told the BMW dealer to call me as soon as they got an F800R in that I could look at. They did, and I was there that afternoon. Took one sit on the bike and I knew it was all wrong for me.
Didn't even have to start it.