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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
I am looking at these same choices. Honestly I'm...

I am looking at these same choices. Honestly I'm wondering if the RS wouldnt better suit me; the way I ride I like a lot of low-end power and torque for twisties and the RS on paper has more torque...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Thats one way to go; I dont think its easier than...

Thats one way to go; I dont think its easier than just buying an XR though :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
He said the base price in Germany would be...

He said the base price in Germany would be 15,200. Doing the conversion to USD and guessing that will be what it costs in the US is a bit of a stretch.
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
...in the EU. While I'm not anti-ABS, I do find...

...in the EU. While I'm not anti-ABS, I do find the ban on selling anything without ABS after 2017 somewhat draconian.

'merica!
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Interesting

All-New Continental Optimized Braking Curve Announced, BMW S1000XR First Bike to Have It...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Why not just use a cable lock for the helmet?

Why not just use a cable lock for the helmet?
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
How do you determine the windshield to be useless...

How do you determine the windshield to be useless without actually riding the bike?:huh
I'm a little bummed about the clutch, I guess I assumed it would be hydro.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
My dealer said June-July

My dealer said June-July
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Really? I'd be surprised, those things always...

Really? I'd be surprised, those things always seemed kinda ridiculous to me. But to each his own I suppose.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Not S1000R; it was announced in May of '13. The...

Not S1000R; it was announced in May of '13. The F800R was announced in April; that still leaves one more.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Youre lucks gotta change eventually :lol3 I...

Youre lucks gotta change eventually :lol3

I bought an '09 F800GS, no issues thus far, if you browse the parallel universe forum you'd think I was lucky the wheels haven't fallen off. I've got an...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Yes, it does. ...

Yes, it does.
http://www.motorcycle.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/082014-spy-photo-2015-BMW-S1000-XR-06.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
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There's nothing dual sport about this bike. it has longer legs but I think that is more to allow a more upright yet sport-ish position than it is for travel. They are saying this is a new class,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
The topic was created before the name was known;...

The topic was created before the name was known; that is the S1000XR thread. Trying to get a mod to change the title.
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=95...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954716
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/c8/aa/e1/c8...

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/c8/aa/e1/c8aae170fb680094fd658ecc3ecbb900.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Hence the huge aftermarket auto seat business....

Hence the huge aftermarket auto seat business. Left and right, car owners are removing the seats from their vehicles due to the huge disparity in the human ass.
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
I agree with you there; its ridiculous that these...

I agree with you there; its ridiculous that these manufacturers cannot put the same effort into engineering a comfortable seat as they do everything else on these bikes. If Sargent can put out a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
You mean, like standard, low and comfort? :wink:

You mean, like standard, low and comfort? :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
May test the roadsters; they seem pretty close....

May test the roadsters; they seem pretty close. Theres already a line forming at the dealership :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By B-B
I've got a light like that on my office ceiling....

I've got a light like that on my office ceiling. It has a proper cover though.
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,284,892
Posted By B-B
Nothing on the brakes?

Nothing on the brakes?
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Yes; its going to be much faster, but for me I...

Yes; its going to be much faster, but for me I would rather have usable torque at the lower RPM than all that 10K+ HP. Interesting and surprising that the wheelbase is slightly longer on the XR than...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Thanks! Does wet mean with the hard bags? Looking...

Thanks! Does wet mean with the hard bags? Looking for comfortable canyon carving; thinking this or the R1200RS is my next bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
Anyone see the weight anywhere?

Anyone see the weight anywhere?
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,864
Posted By B-B
Everyone digs on that bike as ugly; I think they...

Everyone digs on that bike as ugly; I think they look great! Hopefully the nearly universal revulsion will be reflected in the price so I can pick one up on the cheap :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,864
Posted By B-B
http://www.kendenton.org/ducati/1stgroupride/keg.j...

http://www.kendenton.org/ducati/1stgroupride/keg.jpg:D
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,864
Posted By B-B
Does this one have all the latest tech,...

Does this one have all the latest tech, ASC/DDC/DTC/power modes etc? I've been waiting for the S1000XR to release but this one is intriguing.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 29,711
Posted By B-B
Where did you see that weight?

Where did you see that weight?
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 95,628
Posted By B-B
5 days to intermot. A S1000R with a decent...

5 days to intermot. A S1000R with a decent fairing, upright position and provision for bags? If they can keep the weight down I'll buy one.
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,284,892
Posted By B-B
Exactly. Once the new ones are announced, I'd...

Exactly. Once the new ones are announced, I'd expect the current ones to drop further. Also looking at that new BMW. Whats .ms?
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,284,892
Posted By B-B
Wow. All my bike buying is now on hold until the...

Wow. All my bike buying is now on hold until the 2015s hit.
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,284,892
Posted By B-B
Its too big offroad in the woods. I'd rather have...

Its too big offroad in the woods. I'd rather have a DRZ or WR there; I wont be taking an MTS offroad. The one I tested awhile back seemed dimensionaly very similar to the F8; didnt feel bigger at...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6,191
Views: 1,284,892
Posted By B-B
Thinking about a MTS ST

So, I was up in the mountains this week on my F800GS and it occurs to me that I'd like a sportier bike, but one I can sit upright on. I bought the F8 because I thought I'd be doing more gravel and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 132,543
Posted By B-B
I'd say the lowest seat is the stock seat with...

I'd say the lowest seat is the stock seat with the foam cut out.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 132,543
Posted By B-B
Already have a Sargent on the way, I was...

Already have a Sargent on the way, I was interested in the moose seat due to the fabric and the step being farther back to provide more room to move.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 132,543
Posted By B-B
Thumbs down Moose Racing Seat

Bought a Moose Racing seat to check it out. Overall, not impressed. The foam is thick and soft, so its like sitting on a pillow, but because the pan is too weak/flexible when you sit on it the pan...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 132,543
Posted By B-B
Anyone tried the Moose Racing seat? ...

Anyone tried the Moose Racing seat?

http://asset.lemansnet.com/edge/0/8/1/08101326.png?x=350&y=350&t=image/jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By B-B
What you are probably seeing are F650GS and...

What you are probably seeing are F650GS and G650GS (same bike, more or less) singles. The newer F650 and F800GS are twins, you wont find one in that price range.
I'd get an older F650 thumper rather...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,800
Posted By B-B
I had the exact same issue with my bike on the...

I had the exact same issue with my bike on the freeway when it was new, and it turned out the tire pressure was, like yours, through the roof. The bike felt jittery and uncontrollable, that leads to...
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