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Old 03-29-2008, 11:05 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by andmoon
Are the last generation of brick 4s as smooth as the 75s?
The K1200RS and Lt are the smoothest running motorcycles made by BMW. The K1200 flying brick has a very high piston speed due to its undersquare bore and stroke ratio but it is hung in rubber mounts from a heavy alumin beam frame which very effectively isolates it from the rider. A K1200RS is an amazing bike if you like S class Mercedes and 7 series BMWs of mid 1990s vintage. The bike feels like it was carved from a billet of 7075 T6 aluminum. I like them a lot. Not too fast off the line but as the engine revs up it is like a turbine.
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