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Old 05-12-2014, 06:49 PM   #1786
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New to me, I bought the same bike in 2005 and sold it for a Harley.

The only difference is this one is ABS.... Even the same dealer
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:26 AM   #1787
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Either box looks good. Found the smaller of the two on Ebay and a mounting rack from another vendor on Ebay. Just waiting for delivery.
Hope wifey likes her new back rest.
for you both
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Old 05-13-2014, 12:35 PM   #1788
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I used to own this R1200R. Guy I sold it to must have traded it in.

I did the fairing mount...very quiet and smooth. Perfect for this bike, IMHO...somebody ought to buy it.

http://ebiz.netopia.com/diablobmw/st....nhtml?UID=268
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:16 PM   #1789
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Buena moto

Hi guys/ladies,
So glad Advrider has a R****R thread. Will be reading through all the interesting stuff about this wonderful bike.
Here's mine over a year ago in Tuxpan, Veracruz on my way to Guate.

Cheers-


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After the trip, a little cleaner... still haven't gotten one of the TVIP stickers completely off though :)

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Old 05-13-2014, 06:22 PM   #1790
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Laugh R1200R in the daks


Can't go any further.


533 mile day

David. The bike turned over to 26,000 miles.
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:37 PM   #1791
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R1200R with bagage

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Old 05-13-2014, 06:38 PM   #1792
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:57 PM   #1793
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That one would require at least three trips, were that individual needed to haul ass...
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:21 PM   #1794
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If you move the camera in as close as you did, the bike with luggage would look pretty bad. Now try that strategy from the front with the cylinders, and the exaggerated perspective will prove the BMW boxer is a fugly bike!

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Old 05-15-2014, 05:13 AM   #1795
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it's only ugly with topcase and windshield.
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Old 05-15-2014, 09:05 AM   #1796
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it's only ugly with topcase and windshield.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, same for ugly, no?

Then there's the form vs function approach.....

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Old 05-16-2014, 02:28 AM   #1797
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Those side bags ARE big but capacious and practical. I sold my top box. Most of the time when I'm out riding I'm camping so the more bag space the better. If you're worried about looks I don't know what to tell you.
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:38 AM   #1798
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I don't like top boxes either.

I use a Revpak 30" bag bungeed. It's soft and collapses with less in.



That said - it doesn't have the security aspect of the top box.
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:59 AM   #1799
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I could store most of what I own in that bag. Does look more "Adventure" oriented than a top box, though.

BTW, why did you let the RS go? Looks sweet.
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Old 05-16-2014, 09:46 AM   #1800
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I like an expandable Cortek bag daily and in conjunction with the locking side cases it carries a large amount.



Here's the bag as I ride 'round town.

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