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Old 01-31-2013, 05:33 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by rcliffor View Post
Have any of you changed from a R1200GS to the F800GS? If so, are you happy with the swap and what are the differences? I have been riding an R1200GS for about 5 years, but as age catches up with me, I have been thinking about the 800 being a little lighter and easier to handle on dirt roads. It looks like the weight difference is around 50 pounds and that should be noticeable.
Not worth the change. I was in your same situation and now I regret it. 50# is not worth all what you give up in torque, comfort in the road, and all the good things your are used to.
1995 R1000 GS 1998 R850 GS 1999 R1000Gs 2007 KTM ADV 990 2009 R1200GS
2012 F800GS White & Blue Trophy
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