BMW G 310 GS

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  1. Dave Nolan

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    Gee whiz, and I thought this looked alright.

    Luckily all the experts were on hand again to set me straight.

    So now the final decision is between the HP2 and the Zuma 50
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  2. glitch_oz

    glitch_oz Long timer

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    Eggsactly! And oh so predictable.
    If it ain't below 100kg and/ or above 150hp and hasn't got knobbies with 3" profile-depth it's just a pathetic pile of shyte... that couldn't possibly get you to the nearest milkbar.

    Yawwwwn....
    Next.
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  3. SILVER_STR

    SILVER_STR WR250R, F800GS

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    Ill be keeping an eye on this thread to see which on of you blokes buy one of these and give it a good run in the bush. (with pics and a ride report )
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  4. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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  5. Reefdog

    Reefdog Been here awhile

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    350 cc, 170 kgs, mag rims, 19/17 tyres, and made in INDIA
    Fuck OFF
    IF it had of been this
    350 cc 120/130 kgs, spoked rims 21/17-18 tyres and made in Europe they may of had a buyer in me.
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  6. LivingdeadCamo

    LivingdeadCamo Been here awhile

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    It's a bike, built by a company renowned for their bikes by those who love them for a market that isn't the market most in here are associated with.
    Not sure why people are getting so worked up about it. It's a LAMS bike here and an every man bike in Asia...frankly why give a shit?
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  7. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    It does bother me a bit that they have bought into the bloated mega-dirt-blaster theme. Bikes with far too much mumbo and weight for sensible stuff, so they are restricted to experts making them look capable or easy trails with middle-aged wannabes on board.
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  8. ctfz1

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    Low price (true or virtual) precludes top features.
    KTM has the goods at a high price and tall saddle.

    Hopefully the 310GS looks good, runs good and is fun to ride. Manufacturers have been doing this for years (early 1900s?). Would be amazing if the 310GS could be fantastic. Maybe it will be popular enough to evolve.

    How well does it compare to similar bikes in its price range. Expensive small bore bikes are a specialty product

    Will it be a candidate for upgrade/lightening projects?
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  9. LivingdeadCamo

    LivingdeadCamo Been here awhile

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    Welcome to the adventure market...
    But in all honesty, they also have a full range of lightweight dirt weapons to choose from too.
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  10. richo360

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    Well that's 99% of us innit? They'll sell a shedload.
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  11. richo360

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    Who? BMW? Where?
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    LivingdeadCamo Been here awhile

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    No mate KTM
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  13. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    ...................and that is why I own a couple of KTM singles eh, they make the best big singles for everyday use. If I could have a separate dirtbike for every occasion, I'm pretty sure my shed would be orange inside (apart from the trials section). I understand (sort of) the business drivers of chasing a bigger slice of the market and good on them for having a decent crack at it too, as long as they never lose sight of their core market of dirtbike riders.

    Speak for yourself and the 99%, I'm too old to be middle-aged, I do however love your implied portrayal of us non-conformists as 1-percenters. I thought 1-percenters all wore the same stuff and rode the same make of bike and wore the same sunnies and had sex with the same chick, does that make me old fashioned? Or am I simply not conforming to your idea of a 1-percenter? You seem stereotypically confused. :scratch
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    Except for the chick thing it sounds like many KTM riders.
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    Any idea where the intake is on the GS? Thinking about water crossings.


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    If its like the F800's (sort of appears to be) its up high under the fuel tank.
    That said, unlike the F800s, the fuel tank is in the traditional location, but at only 11 litres capacity I bet there's a void under it containing the air intake/air box/filter. Supported by the air ducts either side of the front shroud (although they make be fake?)
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