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Old 01-14-2013, 07:01 AM   #1
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new f700gs

Just picked up a new F700gs, Ostra Grey with heated grips, and top case as part of the deal. Very nice bike and I'm looking forward to putting many miles on it.


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Old 01-14-2013, 07:09 AM   #2
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:23 AM   #3
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:02 PM   #4
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Looks nice. Let the farkeling begin.
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:37 PM   #5
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Congrats. Looks Identical to mine with the exception of the indicators, mine are smaller LED ones. I guess they have to meet local regulations so the US ones are bigger.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:44 PM   #6
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Looks like mine. You're gonna love it.
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:07 PM   #7
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Get a bash plate lots of good ones out there would not reccomend the bmw one look else where
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Old 01-15-2013, 01:30 AM   #8
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Get a bash plate lots of good ones out there would not reccomend the bmw one look else where
Really? Bash plate first? It was 4th on my list (of course my bike came with panniers...):
first get a seat, then a screen, then crashbars, then the plate
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Old 06-17-2013, 04:10 PM   #9
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Really? Bash plate first? It was 4th on my list (of course my bike came with panniers...):
first get a seat, then a screen, then crashbars, then the plate
Be careful about the screen. I bought a givi screen, assuming that an F800GS screen would fit my F700GS. But no. They are different.

Does anybody need an F800GS givi screen ?
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Old 06-17-2013, 04:18 PM   #10
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Crash bars encourage crazy, testosterone-driven, too fast riding. I've only fallen on bikes WITH crash bars. Just say "NO" to crash bars.

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Old 06-17-2013, 04:20 PM   #11
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Be careful about the screen. I bought a givi screen, assuming that an F800GS screen would fit my F700GS. But no. They are different.

Does anybody need an F800GS givi screen ?
Buy the (overpriced) BMW brackets so you can use the old-school screens.
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:00 AM   #12
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If u are going to go offroad at all with it bashplate is a must first i would say alot can get damaged fast i got one for around 175 pretty cheap but its perfect and work well. I still have stgock seat on mine they breakin alittle but yes they suck. Whatever ur main reason/use for the bike will determine the order of whats needed first
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:18 AM   #13
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Thanks for all the great replies. Going to ride it for a bit before I start adding stuff. Riding will be mostly back roads, city and some gravel. No major offroad riding planned.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:43 AM   #14
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Nice bike ;)

I was hesitating between this new 700GS (I love this color) and a second-hand yellow 800GS less expensive but with great gear on it.

Finally the 800 wins but the 700's a really great bike.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:33 AM   #15
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Congrats on the new scoots. Enjoy and ride safe
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