K1600R....Oh Baby

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

  1. Deans BMW

    Deans BMW Granpa Hoon

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    Can you imagine the sound of this at full chat......Instant woody. :clap


    http://bmwk1600r.com/
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  2. Bama67

    Bama67 Been here awhile

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    Man, the power levels of some of the bikes today is just crazy.

    Don't get me wrong, I love it, but dannng. :eek1
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  3. apessino

    apessino Long timer

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    Rumors about this started over 2 years ago - never heard anything about "spy photos of a mule testing in Arizona." Is there a source for that?

    I want to believe, but for eh moment I do not... :D
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  4. Moronic

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    An embarrassingly heavy and ridiculously overpowered naked that is also hideously expensive?

    Sounds like the perfect bike for today's fantasy driven high-end market. Check that eight-inch rear tyre. :evil
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  5. ph0rk

    ph0rk Doesn't Care

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    I wish they'd just import the K1300R they are already building and selling elsewhere:

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  6. hyena

    hyena Been here awhile

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    +1

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  7. apessino

    apessino Long timer

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    They tried - nobody bought them... :dunno
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  8. mrbreeze

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    needs a car tire.

    :D
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  9. ph0rk

    ph0rk Doesn't Care

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    I think roadsters as a category are a problem for BMW in the states, and things are going to only get worse as the big four start to bring in roadsters with electronic gizmos (If a Z1000 with abs, TC, and optional heated grips shows up next month and I think my r12r might be for sale).

    I only ever saw a k1200r once, and had over 50k on it. I liked it, but I'm weird.
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  10. Velociraptor

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    Looks too massive for me. Also 6 cylinders=lots of valves to adjust! I'm still stoked about the KTM 1290 Superduke R. I really like the v-twin engine.
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  11. Cakeeater

    Cakeeater Been here awhile

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    I agree, this engine, uncorked a bit, sounds crazy fantastic.

    I just can't stand that they hide this gorgeous thing behind all that shrouding and radiator gunk. I want to see six pipes, ala the CBX, and not a big plastic bug-catcher. Somehow, I would hope they could expose a bit of this beauty.

    Cakeeater
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  12. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    I approve. :lol3
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  13. apessino

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    And who doesn't? :rofl
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  14. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Jesus christ that thing is ugly.
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  15. apessino

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    I think it is absolutely gorgeous. So there... :D
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  16. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    Yeah, I like them too. I think they're kind of a forward thinking standard.
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  17. celticus

    celticus Been here awhile

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    It's too long for me. Not flickable enough
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  18. hyena

    hyena Been here awhile

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    THe K1300R is one of the nastiest looking bikes made. I love the looks.
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  19. No Degree

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    I'm thinking an F1 cadence with 137 ft/lbs of torque. 1290R or this?
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  20. stripple

    stripple Runnin' Hard

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    I have had the chance to ride the K12R. What a great bike!:wink:

    I would assume that the K13R would be all that and then some.:eek1

    And, it's a darn good looking machine. Much easier on the eyes than the current trend of robot/insect bikes the Japanese are putting out...:fpalm
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