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Old 10-30-2012, 06:08 AM   #166
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:23 AM   #167
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WE HAVE 1 GT Here at the shop!

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We just finished uncrating it Saturday morning. a loaded black GT. If anyone has any interest let me know

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:59 AM   #168
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10.000$ for a taiwanese scooter ...... dont think so :)
Your ignorance is showing.
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Old 10-30-2012, 09:09 AM   #169
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Your ignorance is showing.
I read the scooters are manufactured at the BMW factory in Spandau, Berlin.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:02 PM   #170
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10.000$ for a taiwanese scooter DONT THINK SO <<<<<<
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:04 PM   #171
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10.000$ for a taiwanese scooter DONT THINK SO <<<<<<
Would you buy a BMW car/suv made in America? Or a Camry or Accord?

How about a Lincoln made in Mexico?

How about a Buick made in Germany?

By the way, you're from New York City, New Jersey? And you used a period instead of a comma and put the dollar sign at the end? Interesting.
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Old 11-01-2012, 03:17 AM   #172
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Would you buy a BMW car/suv made in America? Or a Camry or Accord?

How about a Lincoln made in Mexico?

How about a Buick made in Germany?

By the way, you're from New York City, New Jersey? And you used a period instead of a comma and put the dollar sign at the end? Interesting.
got your curiosity rollin didnt I .....hahahahahahahahaahahaha
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Old 11-01-2012, 06:48 AM   #173
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I am impressed with the new BMW Scooter. I presently ride a GL1800, but at age 70, I see one of those BMW's in my future, probably one or two years from now.

However, the switch from motorcycles to scooters will be very easy for me, since I developed my love of two wheels on a 1952 Allstate, then a new 1958 Allstate crusaire. It will be like my second childhood!!
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Old 11-01-2012, 07:44 AM   #174
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....................................... It will be like my second childhood!!
I've been living my second childhood since 1980 when I bought my first motorcycle
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:28 AM   #175
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Anyone see/drive the C600 Sport version yet?
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Old 11-01-2012, 04:24 PM   #176
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I had previously seen both at the International Motorcycle show last December, but I I happened to be near a BMW shop today, so I stopped in to see them. The production models are so much nicer in fit and finish than the ones I saw at the show. There is no mistaking the BMW DNA in these scooters. The way the electronic windscreen works on the GT is like something you'd expect from BMW, and it makes my Burgman electonic windscreen seem like second string. The display has lots of useful info, the heated seat and grip controls are convenient.

The Sport model sits a little lower to the floor, has black powder coated wheels, stainless inserts in the foot area, and just looks more like an elongated sport bike. I had thought the GT might outsell the Sport, but having seen the sport in person, I may have been wrong on that assumption. All three bikes the dealer received were already sold.

I am hoping to test ride one at another dealer soon. Very nice scooters.
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Old 11-01-2012, 06:12 PM   #177
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Anyone see/drive the C600 Sport version yet?
I've got a Sport on order and it should be here next week. I rode the shop's demo last weekend and I was very impressed. My previous maxi was a Piaggio MP3 500 so it's not much of a comparison but the Sport accelerated quickly with very little lag and I had plenty of legroom, something I was lacking on the Piaggio.

Overall I'm really excited and look forward to hitting the road.
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Old 11-03-2012, 04:59 PM   #178
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I had the chance to see and sit on both of the BMW scooters at the Cycle Show in Atlanta today. I am not a big fan of most maxi scooters and the riding positions of the Japanese Maxi's range from terrible (SW, Majesty) to bearable(Burgman, T max). I actually liked the riding position of the Sport although I did not really care for the GT. My wife also preferred the sport as a passenger. Although the BMW's weigh about as much as a Burgman 650, they felt much lighter. I won't be in the market for anything for a while but the BMW sport is now on my possible wish list for the future. I will be interested in seeing how easy the maintenance is on these. I can't afford to pay the huge servicing costs the dealers are likely to charge so being able to do my own maintenance is a must.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:47 PM   #179
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Happened to be at the local BMW dealer and they had a 650GT out for a demo.

All I can say is, WOW...what a great bike...definitely very comfortable, with lots of room, electric windshield, good storage, nice fit and finish and you can put a rack on it for a topbox. Very nice dash display as well. The salesguy turned the motor on...I didn't ride it, but you can tell that the engine has a lot of power and torque...way more than my Silverwing. It runs about $11.5K or so...I think the Burgman 650 is around $10K. I'd opt for the BMW, I think.

Really nice machine...hope they sell a boatload of them...
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:02 AM   #180
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10.000$ for a taiwanese scooter DONT THINK SO <<<<<<
If you can't afford one, don't buy one. Or,.....get a better job?
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