$1000 off 2014 F700 Ostra grey, or 2015 white?

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  1. steinline

    steinline Adventurer

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    I can't decide.
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  2. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    I'm gonna say ostra grey. I get so many compliments on the color. Even my parents who are anti moto said its a beautiful bike. Plus $1k off! Stupid if you don't take it.
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  3. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    Put it this way - hey man - I'll give you $1000 if you choose the grey. You don't want $1000?
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  4. Capt CF

    Capt CF Pontificating Nobody

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    Color is all personal preference. I like the gray. What are the changes in the 2015 model? I'd let that drive it more than the color. If there are some changes you want then I'd spend the extra 1k. If not, maybe not.
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  5. steinline

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    its hard not to take it, since there is also a great financing piece now. and that $1k gets my 85% of the luggage system I want (Givi Trekker I think). hmmm.
    Thanks for the quick reply thoughts guys!
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  6. SOP Dirt-Rider

    SOP Dirt-Rider Been here awhile

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    White. Yes, it would be worth it to me...
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  7. Reaver

    Reaver Why am I still here?

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    White plus mud equals grey with :D:D:D to spare.

    There will always be someone to trade panels with if you get tired of the grey.
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  8. steinline

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    that's a super cool site you have set up there. and i found interesting to see you used to have a white G650, and you went with the grey. if they had white, would you have got it? i must say, there's something classic about the black and white contrast on your older bike, and the 2015 F700:

    https://mediapool.bmwgroup.com/cach...bmw-f-700-gs-alpine-white-3-07-2014-600px.jpg

    then there is this new color black w/ red frame scheme as well:
    https://mediapool.bmwgroup.com/cach...926-bmw-f-700-gs-racing-red-07-2014-293px.jpg
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  9. Squale

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    I went with a Grey 700. knowing what I know now... If I were able to save 1000.00 I would have gotten pink if it was an option. I did a vinyl wrap on the rear plastic, and top of false tank. The new color is blue "same shade as the 800" it looks like factory and cost almost nothing. I'd love to share a pic if anybody wants to see it. [email protected]

    Overall save the money and make it any color you want, you will still have 950.00 in your pocket
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  10. midlifecrisis388

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    I have the 2014 grey, but that white is sharp. Everything equal I would go with white, but $1K is hard to turn down
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  11. steinline

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    How could I NOT thought of that!! I have put a few pieces of "wrap" on my car to "matte black" some shiny chrome bits I didn't like. So easy to put white wrap on if I want to - DUH. And I must say, I prefer the matte finish.

    DONE. Now I just gotta pull the trigger :D
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  12. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider Supporter

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    White is a beautiful colour......for an APPLIANCE!
    Go grey.
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  13. Stephenmarklay

    Stephenmarklay Been here awhile

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    The grey is my favorite and the fastest selling color in our store but more for males.

    Take the 1k and get all the stuff your going to buy anyway.
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  14. mosey.levy

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    The only difference between 2015 is body color and black wheels. The white is very cool but no one ever stopped me to say they loved the color.
    On the matte ostra grey I've been stopped on the road to compliment the color. It's unique and I love it. $1k gets you vario cases :)
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  15. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    if anyone is selling their body panels let me know. i need ostra grey.
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