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Old 11-13-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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2013 bmw f800gt

BMW showed this at EICMA.

http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/...-ar137883.html
http://www.eicma.it/en/news/bmw-f-800-gt.htm
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Old 11-13-2012, 10:40 AM   #2
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It is on the BMW and MOA website now.
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:00 AM   #3
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What, no pics?






Only took what, six years of selling every ST with a set of risers and aftermarket screen before they figured it out?
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:33 AM   #4
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Only took what, six years of selling every ST with a set of risers and aftermarket screen before they figured it out?
You mean all 10 of them? Sorry, couldn't resist .... but it seems like the F800 non-GS versions rank up there with the K1 and R1200C as rarities.

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Old 11-13-2012, 12:18 PM   #5
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Nothing but a warmed over 800ST...

I had an ST as a loaner for 2 days.. It was on a very short list of bikes I tried and disliked immensely.

BMW needs to strike back at Triumph with half the K1600 motor.. an inline triple.
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:51 PM   #6
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Nothing but a warmed over 800ST...

I had an ST as a loaner for 2 days.. It was on a very short list of bikes I tried and disliked immensely.

BMW needs to strike back at Triumph with half the K1600 motor.. an inline triple.
I like it. Finally like it should be.

Hopefully it doesn't break down.
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:54 AM   #7
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A nice looking 800cc sport tourer with belt drive. Sounds a lot like what riders have been asking for.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:13 AM   #8
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A nice looking 800cc sport tourer with belt drive. Sounds a lot like what riders have been asking for.
I had to change my shirt after seeing that picture, it had drool all down the front. Yum.....

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:11 AM   #9
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A nice looking 800cc sport tourer with belt drive. Sounds a lot like what riders have been asking for.
I have been asking for something like this for quite a while. Though I would prefer:

- more upright ergos
- more leg room
- more suspension travel (I don't care for all those stubby legged dwarfes ... )

Oh, wait. That's my Tiger with a belt drive. Hmm. Might be easier to get belt drive on the Tiger than adjusting the F to my ergonomics ...
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:13 PM   #10
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I like it.



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Old 11-13-2012, 11:32 AM   #11
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You're kidding right? It was supposed to be a simple, light SPORTtourer:

Good if not thrilling motor - check.
Belt drive - check.
Great fuel economy - check.
Relatively light weight - check.
Relatively nimble handling - check.
Canbus electrical system - err, maybe.
F800S with the Europe-only lower fairing panels - check.

F800ST - err, no check.

F800GT - a smaller, fuller tourer version of a 1200, with more complexity to go wrong? and a higher price tag on a bike that was already too expensive for its class? - not only no, but hell no!

Where is the promised Husqvarna 900cc SPORT tourer???
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:26 PM   #12
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F800gt?

Saw a pic. This looks interesting.
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Old 11-14-2012, 01:39 AM   #13
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:36 PM   #14
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I like it too.. seems a worthy successor of the R1100RS.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:16 PM   #15
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If I didn't already have my F800ST nicely set up, including with Jesse bags, this would be very tempting.
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