The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    Any teen age boy will explain that one to you. :lol3
  2. Treadless

    Treadless The Panel Beater

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    With ya on that.


    That beak, to me, looks like a cat box scoop. :eek1 :puke1
  3. hillbillypolack

    hillbillypolack Grumpy Old Goat

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    Yes. Once the water cooling makes these bikes 'equals', the KTM is looking more attractive (barring of course an epiphany during test rides). Narrower engine, and better styling for sure.
  4. RaginCajun

    RaginCajun n00b

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    In looking at the link of all the hi-res photos, did you notice the photo of the left grip, is that cruise control I see?????
  5. LaurelPerryOnLand

    LaurelPerryOnLand Long timer

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    Not to split HAIRS/ or HARES with you, but perhaps the sub group could be more accurately called:
    "S Schweinefleisch Nose":clap

    Or...

    "SPorky Pigs"??? :rofl
    My Choice...
  6. RetrogradE

    RetrogradE Banned

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  7. zitro79

    zitro79 BMW bitch

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    Just a little detail I noticed... it comes with Michelin Anakee 3 tires :eek1
  8. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Yeah, that is a bummer, and will take some getting used to.

    Cruise is nice though.

    Jim :brow
  9. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Maybe, but if they do not protrude past the same place the current side panels are it won't be an issue.

    Jim :brow
  10. Emoto

    Emoto Sure, why not?

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    Oh, excellent, JoeDuck! That eluded me. Thanks! :thumb
  11. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    It's not 60 pounds...the BMW material show shows 238kg dry which is 524 lbs vs. Camhead at 496 I think, so 28 lbs more.
  12. kvr929rr

    kvr929rr Been here awhile

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    Yeah, I fixed it. Thanks.
  13. little foot

    little foot Scratch and Sniff

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    I heard there would be cruise, i just can't believe it.
  14. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    But I hear ya...I don't like the idea of adding any weight! I was hoping that the integrated gearbox weight savings might offset the radiators, but I guess not. That porky muffler added it all back!
  15. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Long timer

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    Whoever has $25,000 burning a hole in their pocket, can't wait to buy a new GS and wants to unload their "old" 2010-2012 fully farkled R1200GS for $10-12,000, please PM me! At least some of the thousands I have in farkles on my '05 will transfer over! :lol2
  16. Aviatordoc

    Aviatordoc BMW R1200 GSA LC rider

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    I am with the others here, like waht I am seeing so far.
    Ready now, but want the ADV.
    The wife alreeady "knows", but just to be sure.... I made one of those pics from Africa my desktop. :lol3
  17. stan23

    stan23 Been here awhile

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  18. Angryrican

    Angryrican know nothing all

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    LOL, I'll try that technique, I'm in for sure too:clap
  19. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    I've never been a fan ot the GSA, too heavy and I do not need the extra gas. However, I do like the look of this one better. Still, I will be going with the basic GS next year.

    Jim :brow
  20. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    I was hoping for 140bhp. GS's have never been pretty, but the new bike makes the 2012 look like a supermodel. I like the Brembo monobloc's, and wish my Multi had those. I'm sure it's going to be a great bike to ride, but I was hoping for something that would make me want to trade my Multi, and this doesn't.