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Old 07-24-2012, 03:22 PM   #176
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Originally Posted by Geology Rocks View Post
Thats great for you. I have 2 friends that ride BMW. One 800 and one GSA. The GSA is on its third tank, and the 800 has had bearing issues and cracked gas tank. Now BMW did replace and or fix the issue from my understanding, but still, I dont want more masculine plastics. I want a tank that wont deform and bearings that dont explode.

I love the 800gs, and I love the 800xc...but sadly both have issues. The GS just has more that I wish they fixed for 2013. Makes me sad because I want one.

Joe, what bike do you currently own?
I had an F650GS twin I racked up 6k miles on during last summer and had zero issues with riding mostly road with some mild fire roads, then replaced it with an F800GS which I have been riding a 50/50 mix of off road on road with the occasional rock rutty stuff and it too has been flawless,


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