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Old 10-13-2010, 04:43 PM   #646
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The color pic is better than mine. Why do I feel a plumber is involved in the assembly? Stolen from Cycle World

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Old 10-13-2010, 05:32 PM   #647
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Well, yes, you are like Darth Vader, but not right before he dies .......

You're like Darth Vader, after he starts rooting for the other team. Don't think my team of papparazzi's haven't scoped you out .......




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OMG, that is just WRONG!! So, so, horribly, wickedly, wonderfully wrong!
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:10 PM   #648
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Looks like the front fender on the XC will need a lift...
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:35 PM   #649
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Spoke to my local dealer again today and ...
7000 for the 800 Roadie - 210kg
I thought the previous figure by consensus was 185kgs. Getting fat already?
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:32 PM   #650
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Fixenated in a lame attempt to remove gayness...not that there's anything wrong with that.

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Old 10-13-2010, 08:26 PM   #651
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You'd be forgiven for mistaking it with an F650GS/F800GS.
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Old 10-13-2010, 08:32 PM   #652
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The post a couple of pages ago converted some guesses on price into $ from Euros.

If the price is in fact is 7,600 Euros for the XC, that would equal $10,613. I'm hoping the base price for the XC comes in under $10k. Guess we'll find out on the 2nd!
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Old 10-13-2010, 08:45 PM   #653
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Old 10-13-2010, 08:55 PM   #654
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Converted from English Pounds () not Euros ().
Ohh...right! Good point...
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:28 PM   #655
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Hopefully this hasn't been posted already:

These boys look really though

man this pic is gay'ier than aids
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Old 10-14-2010, 01:15 AM   #656
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The post a couple of pages ago converted some guesses on price into $ from Euros.

If the price is in fact is 7,600 Euros for the XC, that would equal $10,613. I'm hoping the base price for the XC comes in under $10k. Guess we'll find out on the 2nd!
The price I posted was in GBP () and not Euros (€) btw :P And the price is never a direct conversion either, usually a cheaper list price in the US if directly converted. I suppose the OTR (taxes, reg fees, etc) is almost always listed in the UK, which I've heard isn't always the case in the US.
I'm quite liking the rather KTM-y promo pic though Not as 'gay' as some of the old KTM advertising pics though haha!

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Old 10-14-2010, 01:43 AM   #657
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Looks like the XC has enough ground clearance, certainly more than my Wee. Good looking bike, VERY similar to the F800GS, but I suppose that's not surprising really. Should sell more than BMW, providing it's not too top heavy and doesn't have any of the BMWs "teething" problems. Good price too it comes in at 7500 for the XC. Definately interested if it's got enough legroom, don't care about seat height.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:46 AM   #658
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Price indication in NL: 9990,- Euro for the road version with ABS
11.990,- Euro for the XC with ABS.
Rather large difference between the 800 and the 800XC....

(Compare a Street Triple R in NL is 9990,- Euro)
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:50 AM   #659
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Fixenated in a lame attempt to remove gayness...not that there's anything wrong with that.
Careful gentlemen...
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Old 10-14-2010, 03:04 AM   #660
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Bugger, that's rather expensive for XC. Wonder how many goodies it will have as standard, as fully kitted BMW 800 GS could be had for slightly lower price... shame :(
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