Originally Posted by tallguy-09
It's a pity because what made the GS so successful in the first place is about to disappear.
The Boxer with it's unique design simplicity, well the Boxer remains but the simplicity disappears.
The Long Way Round might be shortened to the next coffee shop?
Not "design simplicity," but rather "design elegance." Thumpers are simple. There are a few things that make BMW's boxer elegant: air flow, weight distribution, maintenance, and character. Changing from air/oil to liquid cooling only removes one aspect of the elegance.