The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Dorsicano, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Graemsay

    Graemsay Been here awhile

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    I noticed that the Akrapovic can now comes supplied with a garish HP logo.

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    Does that mean we're going to see a range of HP2 bikes? I hope so. :D
  2. bastimentos

    bastimentos Been here awhile

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    No, I don't care for the stupid winglet, beak, but these are easily fixed. I do think the new engine casing looks very well packaged and nicely finished in comparison.
  3. mtbenson

    mtbenson Been here awhile

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  4. STROM-CRF450X-990SMT

    STROM-CRF450X-990SMT Been here awhile

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  5. fixinbones

    fixinbones Tarmac Adventurer

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    Jim,
    Now they just need to put together a watercooled ST version. I think it would sell lot hot cakes this time around!!
  6. genka

    genka SUV hater

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    I didn't expect it, but BMW retained Brembo branding on the calipers, just as seen in Wunderlich predictions.
  7. Clansters

    Clansters Tour Aegea

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    I agree with you. Wunderlich predicted everything right from the begining :clap
  8. jachard

    jachard Been here awhile

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    Ugh, it looks like the same demented elf that started doing their cars is now doing the styling on their motorcycles.

    It's so drastic plastic disgusting. A technical marvel yes, styling:puke1
  9. Rick G

    Rick G Ranger Rick

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    The all new GS certainly looks impressive. But, I am always a generation behind so I think I will still be looking for a low mileage camhead from someone who just has to have the latest and greatest.

    I will catch up when the next generation is introduced in 2023, if I am still riding and alive that is.

    Rick G
  10. Oggie

    Oggie Been here awhile

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    For me it looks horrible. The nose and the plastic bits that protect the rediator. I am glad I did not wait for this and got my '12
  11. Slippy Chips

    Slippy Chips Been here awhile

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    If I could put that headlight cluster on my '09 I'd be set for life. I love it! Especially the "C" shaped LED.
  12. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Doubtful, but it would be interesting!:evil

    Jim :brow
  13. x_hog_ridr

    x_hog_ridr Been here awhile

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    What kind of tires are they putting on that?
  14. hillbillypolack

    hillbillypolack Grumpy Old Goat

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    I wonder what kind of oil. . . .





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  15. '05Train

    '05Train Mind is not for rent

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    I like the TBW and the wet clutch. The new ESA looks to be pretty cool too. But the bike looks horrible. I'll happily stand pat with my 2012.
  16. Oggie

    Oggie Been here awhile

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    Probably uses whale oil or elephant tusk oil, but of course BMW branded and uber expensive.
  17. twinrider

    twinrider pass the catnip

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    Interesting to hear folks' perspectives ... to me the Wunderlich drawings looked decent but from these angles the beak and side covers make the real bike look like shite....

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  18. SourKraut

    SourKraut Long timer

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    The new tire sizes are;

    Front 120/70 19
    Rear 170/60 17

    It looks like the front tire size was previously used on the harley v-rod and I saw pilot roads in the rear size.
  19. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    True, it is all perspective. Maybe it will grow on me, it usually does.

    Now, if someone could photoshop that silver sword black or dark gray...


    Jim :brow
  20. GS_Jay

    GS_Jay Been here awhile

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    Those radiator winglets are just plain awful, they look like they are just hanging out there waiting to be broken... Glad I have my trusty dusty '11 GS to last me for a long time... Overall design... I have to give it :puke1:puke1 2 pukes...