AltRider's First Impression of the BMW R 1200 GS Water-Cooled

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  1. AltRider

    AltRider Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Oddometer:
    216
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    We just spent some time with the NEW 2013 BMW R 1200 GS Watercooled and wanted to share our initial thoughts of the bike. In the video below, we featured the highlights of this improved model along with showing you all the cool little updates such as the easy adjustable seat settings and windshield adjustments on the go. Currently, AltRider is working on protection parts and luggage solutions for this new bike – it will be available in early summer 2013 on altrider.com. Good things come to those who wait…:rofl
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  2. OneZero

    OneZero TGT of Opportunity

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2011
    Oddometer:
    322
    Location:
    Oahu
    I went on a test ride at Max BMW about two weeks ago and I might eventually trade in my 2010 GS in a couple years once all the bugs are worked out of the new water cooled design. My favorite part of the new model is the wet clutch. The main problem I had was with the windshield. The concept of adjusting it while riding is great, but it vibrates/wobbles A LOT at high speeds.
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  3. White Tenere

    White Tenere Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2007
    Oddometer:
    729
    Location:
    SoCal
    Nice video, cant wait to see what you guys come up with for it..
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  4. ironmtnracing

    ironmtnracing MotoQuest Seattle

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2008
    Oddometer:
    692
    Location:
    PNW
    Nice work boys! :clap

    Really like the new look. Big thumbs up on the seat redesign, the previous gen was a PITA to get latched.

    Wouldn't surprise me to see a couple of these in our fleet sometime in the near future.
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