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Old 02-01-2013, 12:00 PM   #13906
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I don't suppose reliability is one of the "as good" factors.

Now where's that kick a man while he's down smiley?
It's an 02. How old is Tom's 1200?
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:04 PM   #13907
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Wait a goldarn minute . I ain't in this fight.
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:03 PM   #13908
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I don't suppose reliability is one of the "as good" factors.
Woah, I missed this. Are you saying BMW has finally come out with a reliable motorcycle? And by reliable, I mean one guaranteed NOT to break in a predictable manner? Interesting...

I tend to think that BMW has been trending the other direction (As Larry's post suggests) with build and design quality. Perhaps this bike will change all that since BMW is starting to use proven technology (proven by just about everyone else) in this bike. Wet clutch, integrated transmission, integrated alternator, and water cooling specifically.

Also interestingly, in the Husky sales press release, BMW states that its focusing on urban mobility and e-bikes (whatever that is) and that's why the Husky line was sold. This is strange for a company whose number 1 selling bike is the GS.
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:21 PM   #13909
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I think James was just busting Larry in the chops for spending so much time with his Austrian honey badger and ignoring the Bavarian milkwagon.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:51 PM   #13910
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I think James was just busting Larry in the chops for spending so much time with his Austrian honey badger and ignoring the Bavarian milkwagon.
What can I say? Those Austrian broads are fast and easy.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:54 PM   #13911
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Yeah. But there is something to be said for big jugs, too .
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:26 PM   #13912
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Yeah. But there is something to be said for big jugs, too .
Even tho they have laid down and spread apart. I like them standing pert and standing in the breeze.
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Old 02-01-2013, 08:52 PM   #13913
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Even tho they have laid down and spread apart. I like them standing pert and standing in the breeze.
I just knew somebody was gonna go there. Just knew it.
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:29 AM   #13914
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I just knew somebody was gonna go there. Just knew it.
Thank god Mr2mch did not see this
On a lighter note, you coming today? Veriest will be here around 3
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:39 AM   #13915
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I was there at 5:28. Where were you, sleeping?
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:19 AM   #13916
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I have a big fuckin' hammer. Will that help?
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:31 AM   #13917
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It seemed rather "involved".
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:03 PM   #13918
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I had a truly classic moment earlier. I stopped in Crawford to make a couple calls. Just sitting on bike. One of the calls started taking longer so I just let the bike lean to the left to rest on the kickstand.

Yup. You got it. The kickstand that I hadn't bothered to put down.

Damn this thing is heavy.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:29 AM   #13919
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I had a truly classic moment earlier. I stopped in Crawford to make a couple calls. Just sitting on bike. One of the calls started taking longer so I just let the bike lean to the left to rest on the kickstand.

Yup. You got it. The kickstand that I hadn't bothered to put down.

Damn this thing is heavy.
I take it you got gas then...lol
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:34 AM   #13920
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I need to ride today!!! Loco?
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