2014 BMW NineT.

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Paulvt1, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    Lighten up Francis... Your post above was even more annoying than all the previous ones.:1drink
  2. LostViking

    LostViking Long timer

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    And exactly who appointed you the judge?


    And where is your list of motorcycles? The way I see it you don't have much credibility.

    Why don't you email us a list of things we are allowed to say here!
  3. plugeye

    plugeye mc caregiver

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    guilty!
    it pains me to spend that on a good cage
  4. LostViking

    LostViking Long timer

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    +1 on that, the older I get the tighter I get with my $$$.
  5. noelm

    noelm Been here awhile

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    Put my deposit down on one yesterday.
  6. LostViking

    LostViking Long timer

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    When do you expect to see it?
  7. noelm

    noelm Been here awhile

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    Dealer mentioned around April/May 2014?
  8. LostViking

    LostViking Long timer

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    I was going to say great just in time, then I realized where you were.
  9. noelm

    noelm Been here awhile

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    I assume 'just in time' was to mean just in time for northern hemisphere summer? It's almost Summer all year round where I am. Cheers
  10. basque

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    Checked out the NineT at the NYC bike show today.

    After months drooling over it, I came away disappointed. I'm 6'1" and found the bike wayyyyy too small. Too low, and the way my legs hit tank was meh..

    And the GF hated the pillion accommodations.

    Sitting on the NineT and the R12R back-to-back (and factoring in the luggage options on the R12R) made the R12R way more appealing.

    Granted, the front end of the NineT is still gorgeous, but overall it just didn't feel right.

    Hell, the KTM 1290 was more comfortable. :deal

    But, of course, YMMV.
  11. Patch

    Patch Been here awhile

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    I checked it out yesterday too... boy there was a lot of attention around this model. As a R12R owner I was looking forward to feeling the differences. I really liked the overall feel, and I liked the narrowness of the tank - felt my knees tucked a bit more comfortably. The bar sure felt wide ... but it could have just been the slightly different lean to the ergos.

    My opinion of the look in person - good, but not great. I love the front end, but the air intake piece, though covered with the shroud and better then it looks on my R was still a bit goofy IMHO.

    I really wanted to see the S1000R but it wasn't shown. Chatted with Max a bit about price, but no dice...

    I'll wait until spring and ride them both. Problem with the 9T is that it really only replaces what I have now so it will all come down to the ride.
  12. basque

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    The rep I spoke to said, "Under 14k".
  13. Tilter

    Tilter Been here awhile

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    I sat on this last week at the NYC bike show. I loved it for the most part. It looked awesome - raw but refined somehow.

    I waited my turn and sat in it; my buddy took a picture if it for later. When I poked at it I realized that the bike looked like a toy I'm a fairly decent sized guy, at 6' 259, but i looked like I had just climbed down the beanstalk on it.

    I still like it and will give it another shot. I'm hoping it was just the angle.
  14. Robert OK

    Robert OK Been here awhile

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    Interesting that it's so small. Having lived in Germany for a couple of months, I think it's safe to say, on average, that the locals are pretty damn tall.

    My wife really liked the looks of it and put a deposit on one. This is all good news to her because she's 5'3".
  15. ViperJustin

    ViperJustin Retired HH60G Gunner

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    Wow! I was quoted 17k. We will have to wait and see.
  16. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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  17. gulfstreamchris

    gulfstreamchris Adventurer

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  18. Omarius

    Omarius Been here awhile

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  19. Hendo66

    Hendo66 Hendo66

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    Anybody know if it has the linked brakes?
  20. Joe Bar

    Joe Bar Middle England

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    No, it doesn't have linked brakes. ABS is standard in the UK though.