BMW R****R Thread

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by ninepeaks9, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. celticus

    celticus Been here awhile

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    I keep coming back to this picture. My Oh my that's a good looking bike. I may have to get one of those windshields for MY 07 R1200R.
  2. ninepeaks9

    ninepeaks9 Been here awhile

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    Just received and installed Cee Bailey Touring Windshield on my 12R. Link is below. Verdict: I like it a lot. They work pretty good. Air hits top of the helmet. No buffeting to speak of.

    http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/1200r07ws.html
  3. ninepeaks9

    ninepeaks9 Been here awhile

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    Not sure if I would consider those (water cooled motor & regular forks over telelever) an advancement :huh
  4. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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    Cool thanks man!
  5. Patch

    Patch Been here awhile

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    I've been happy with my barkbusters... easy to find and easy to remove come summer.
  6. ninepeaks9

    ninepeaks9 Been here awhile

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    Got some pics of my new Cee Bailey touring windshield. For those of you considering a windshield for your 12R, recommend it highly.

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  7. hankamy

    hankamy n00b

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    Ok, so I've never ridden with a windshield before. I know it'll keep the wind, bugs, and rocks off me and improve my gas mileage but how else will it affect the ride? Does it affect the steering dramatically? How does it react in a severe crosswind? What should I expect (generally speaking)?
  8. ninepeaks9

    ninepeaks9 Been here awhile

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    Basically get the cold wind off your upper body or rain if your run into wet weather while riding. Haven't noticed much improvement in gas mileage. No noticeable impact on steering nor in cross wind. Makes riding more pleasurable during colder months or riding at highway speeds for long stretch.
  9. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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    Do you have any pictures of them installed?
  10. Patch

    Patch Been here awhile

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    Not great ones... I'll grab a few better shors this weekend, but heres some that will give you the idea. Single point mounts just to the inside of the grip housings and surprisingly very stable at speed
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  11. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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    Must be nice to have tubular bars....
  12. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    ...I'm going to have a CEE Bailey screen for sale next week, in the FM Here.
    Looking for one of the lower versions as seen in picks above.
  13. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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    I went up to the dealer and sat on a '12 R12R same color as my R11R. I want.
  14. shizzle

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    Me too, I'm going to test ride one in early March, when the weather gets better and the dealers allow test rides again. If everything works according to plan I might own one a few days later.
    I already sat on one in Nuremberg at the dealer a few days ago, nice bike, and I like the boxer (rode the GS a few times already)
  15. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    I just picked up an '04 R1150R to augment my K sidecar rig. What tankbags are you using? Not necessarily looking for a large multivario type, just something smaller for the remote, epass, gloves, etc.
  16. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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  17. BigEasy

    BigEasy Long timer

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    Bring your checkbook when you return to test ride:lol3

    On the R1200R board owners are referred to as test ride victims, with good reason:freaky
  18. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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    Haha the wife would just love that if I came home with another bike!
  19. RonkoRider

    RonkoRider Wrong Island, NY

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    I'm really diggin' this shield for the R1200R:

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    I have a Vstream on my LT and really like it. My problem- I own a R1150R. Anyone know if this will fit? Their website recommends a different shield all together.
  20. celticus

    celticus Been here awhile

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    I had an automotive windshield shop cut 4” off of mine and I like it a lot better. Less turbulence around my head. I'm thinking 5" would have been better.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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