2013 bmw k1300s

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by doggrell3000, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. doggrell3000

    doggrell3000 Been here awhile

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    the new 2013 graphite bmw k1300s is the best looking sport touring motorcycle ever designed .

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  2. Lifes2short

    Lifes2short Been here awhile

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    She does look hot indeed.
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  3. BuddingGeezer

    BuddingGeezer Been here awhile

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    Is a great lookin bike. Why do people want a bike that's the same color as the road?? I painted a BMW that color once, but WHITE would be a knock out on that bike IMO. And easier to see.
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  4. IDRider

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    Want!!!!!
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  5. Mr. Canoehead

    Mr. Canoehead Taste Gunnels!

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  6. Woland

    Woland Wannabe adventurer

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    It's pretty, but I've seen better ;)
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  7. L.B.S.

    L.B.S. Long timer

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    Why, it's *almost* as good looking as a 16 year old Honda CBR1100XX Blackbird. :D

    Shame about the seat though. Ugh, I don't like the look of those seats on the K's, personally.
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  8. davyjones

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    Took one of these out yesterday for a test ride. Alone and two -up, it is a great bike. So much torque down low. Even in 6th it pulled hard. Since it was still a new bike (only 26 miles), I kept the revs below 4.5k. Even my wife thought it was comfy and that is high praise from her. For reference, I am 6'2" 230 and she is 5'7" 135. My daily is a 2010 Thruxton and our long hauler is a 2007 Road King. This will be my next bike for sure.
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  9. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Odd, that's all I saw when I looked at it as well.

    For me, the original duc ST2 is probably the best looking ST, particularly if you're keeping score with the factory side cases installed.
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  10. apessino

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    BMW is going to show a special "K Series 30th Anniversary Celebration" livery at the upcoming EICMA in Milan - I love it... :freaky

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  11. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    That bike would look great in pearl white! Nice looking bike, especially from BMW. The whole transformer-toy look of a lot of their recent bikes has been disappointing IMO.
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  12. panzer

    panzer team schweinhund

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    you put some wanker on it with a shuberth helmet, crossing guard vest, and a slow moving triangle on the tail pack. :norton
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  13. Bueller

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    All that sculpted bodywork and high finish quality on the frame, yet they can't figure out how to either make the subframe out of something more than bar stock, or at least cover the damn thing up. That's the only negative to the side view of the bike.
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  14. j_csquare

    j_csquare Been here awhile

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    Amen! This old girl is prettier, IMHO.

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  15. Contevita

    Contevita Cigar Adventurer

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    That's what I thought too, then I saw the shaft drive on the BMW. I'm gonna go out an hug my Blackbird.
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  16. Unleaded

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    You know, funny you should say that. I always thought the same thing, and I owned both a K1200S and a K1300S. Still miss the 13...most fun bike I've ever owned.:cry

    Load enough crap on it, and the subframe support kinda disappears: :evil
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  17. Speed King

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    Oh man.....I'd love to have one of those. Graphite.
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  18. optimum_malarky

    optimum_malarky Premium nonsense

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    Always have my eye out for a k1300s... it seems like the perfect long-range cruise missile. One of my dreams has been to take a summer off to just ride the country. This might be a good bike for doing something like that...
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  19. XRx

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    Your wish is my riding pleasure :-)

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  20. XRx

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    Sounds like you guys are saying that the K13S doesn't look any better than a blackbird 'cuz the bird looks awesome, okay, so they both look killer, that's not a bad on the beemer. Plus the bike performs like a mofo. Best I've dared to do on mine, if you dare at 90mph drop it down to second gear and crank it, that bike will stand right up. I don't dare try it in third at the same rpm yet. I've put about 14k on my K13. Currently shopping for a hypermotard for the collection, but the K13S will still be the primary bike, for one reason, it's a road killer, and it looks super awesome. Okay that's two reasons :-)

    Oh, also, I bought it BECAUSE it has shaft drive. I just fell for the idea of never having to worry about chain lube and adjustment every ride.
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