New F800GS ADVENTURE!!!

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by bjorn_dakar, May 2, 2013.

  1. bjorn_dakar

    bjorn_dakar Been here awhile

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  2. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Specs?

    Can you euro guys interpret the spec detail and relate back to us Aussies ;)?

    Is the extra tank capacity purely from under the seat ?

    Colours ?
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  3. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    I spot a Garmin Montana mounted up on the screen and 2 tone seat cover.

    Can't tell if suspension is increased?
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  4. LukasM

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    Same suspension, 230mm travel.
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  6. der-Seppel

    der-Seppel Dominik

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    This German magazine says they have changed the rear frame.
    http://www.tourenfahrer.de/index.php?id=4540
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  7. Snowy

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    Didn't we already cover this in another thread. The pics are of a Wunderlich mock up?

    In my humble opinion, unless the GSA version were to have proper high end WP suspension, it'd be the same crap heap with some decorations and more weight. Just what we need.
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    Bikeaddict Bikeless Due To Recession

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    To me it looks pointless. More weight distributed at the rear. Why?
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  9. J&K

    J&K Been here awhile

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    Some cool pictures of it on Facebook.
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  10. LukasM

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    €2000 more for wider pegs, windshield, adjustable rear brake lever, bash plate, crash bars and the bigger tank....

    I think I'd rather spend the money on the upcoming 2 gallon Camel Tank (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=872418) and buy aftermarket accessories that are significantly better, and save some money in the process.
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  11. rmhrc628

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    Linkies;)??
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  13. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Snowy it doesn't have ungraded suspension nor does it have an 18 inch rear wheel.

    It has the highly desired '2 tone seat' and a Garmin Montana GPS ;)
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  14. Snowy

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    Oh, well then. Everyone will want one.

    It's all about creating the impression of capability, according to the marketing gurus.
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    Angryrican know nothing all

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    Lots of pictures on Facebook on the BMW Motorrad page, looks a bit wider up front with what appears to be larger air intake ducts and plastics. Seat looks to be the comfort model tweaked a bit plus a taller windscreen and of course the 24l tank.
    A set of Woody's wheels and some Ohlins fork cartridges and this is one awesome offroad Adventure bike:clap
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  17. Snowy

    Snowy Long timer

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    The tank is the only change that generates any interest at all from me.

    I'll price a genuine tank as a possible upgrade. Probably cheaper to go Touratech, which is far too expensive to justify.

    Wont be trading my F8 any time soon then.
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  18. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    What is enduro mode they speak of?
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  20. JRose

    JRose Been here awhile

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    Saw the FB teaser.

    Am I the only one that things this will be a few minor changes, and add thousands more to an already expensive bike?

    My dealer told me when I bought mine last month to wait a little while and that I could get an F800GSA soon. I just wasn't interested though. I think the money is better spent upgrading it yourself with AM parts that suit just what you want.
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