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Old 10-31-2013, 06:34 AM   #76
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It'll be interesting for sure. Can't see BM leaving the RT out of the line up for a year.

Just saw the post about water pumps becoming a consumable item. Jesus wept...
If you read it on ADV, then it must be true..

He was b.s.ing..

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Old 10-31-2013, 08:13 AM   #77
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Problem is - it's believable. The switchgear issue is insane and just won't go away.
If the issues arose on any other bike from any other marque then that bike would be unsellable - but as it's a BMW, then there are still queues out the door..
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Old 10-31-2013, 09:02 AM   #78
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Problem is - it's believable. The switchgear issue is insane and just won't go away.
If the issues arose on any other bike from any other marque then that bike would be unsellable - but as it's a BMW, then there are still queues out the door..
Must be a bigger issue in rainy England than here. I know about the issue, but it seems a lot less of an issue than you are saying.

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Old 10-31-2013, 11:14 AM   #79
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Spoke to a guy last week who has had 3 left hand units in 3 years. I know patience is a virtue, but there are limits..

Just a shame you can't buy the old retro paddle units - complete with the old style clutch and brake cylinder mounts. Far more elegant and robust.
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Old 10-31-2013, 12:05 PM   #80
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Spoke to a guy last week who has had 3 left hand units in 3 years. I know patience is a virtue, but there are limits..

Just a shame you can't buy the old retro paddle units - complete with the old style clutch and brake cylinder mounts. Far more elegant and robust.
I wont argue that! I am going to struggle when I upgrade to the Wethead.

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Old 11-02-2013, 10:05 PM   #81
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Here's a couple of pictures of the new water-cooled RT to be released in a couple of days in Milan.

You've got to take away all the Wunderlich accessories to get the idea of the basic bike.

Doesn't seem to have the rail on the tank for the clip-on tank bag anymore...

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Old 11-02-2013, 10:40 PM   #82
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That front fairing is freaky huge. Hope it looks better in person.


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Old 11-02-2013, 10:47 PM   #83
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That front fairing is freaky huge. Hope it looks better in person.



I don't think it is any larger than the old RT.

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Old 11-02-2013, 10:47 PM   #84
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ohhhh boy.
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Old 11-03-2013, 12:32 AM   #85
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I don't think it is any larger than the old RT.

Jim
That's an interesting picture of the offspring of a K1600GT and a recent RT! Where would we be without Photoshop?

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Old 11-03-2013, 12:33 AM   #86
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That front fairing is freaky huge. Hope it looks better in person.
That's EXACTLY what I was thinking

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Old 11-03-2013, 06:25 AM   #87
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I don't think it is any larger than the old RT.

Jim
Oh, I think it is.
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:58 AM   #89
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If that is, indeed, the new RT, I think my new car purchase just got put on hold for another five years
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The next few days should be fun..
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