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Old 01-31-2013, 05:33 PM   #21
Astolfo
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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.
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