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Old 08-13-2011, 08:23 AM   #98
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Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
September issue of British magazine "Bike" does a comparison after a three day ride off and on-road. You might expect the Brits to be biased towards the Triumph but they went for the F800GS. The 800XC is, according to them, a better road bike than the F800GS but all of the test riders preferred the 800GS off-road and as an all rounder.
Cycle Canada did a head to head with the two this past month...

In a nut shell the article said that if you plan on off roading, the BMW is more comfortable and feels way more controlled in the dirt.
Damn I wish all roads were dirt.
2011 White F800GS, 30,000 km's
Toronto to Maine and back, Toronto to Boston -The Long way, To the Dragon, 2days TCAT
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