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Old 12-29-2012, 08:46 AM   #4141
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:28 PM   #4142
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February is the press day.
International Press Launch is in South Africa starting January 19th
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:12 AM   #4143
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International Press Launch is in South Africa starting January 19th
Hmm, I heard Morocco at end of February followed by dealer launch in early March in Morocco as well.
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:13 AM   #4144
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Hmm, I heard Morocco at end of February followed by dealer launch in early March in Morocco as well.
Maybe BMW are splitting the launch for Europe and America, because according to Kevin Ash (UK journalist) he is heading to SA in January.

http://ashonbikes.com/forum/bmw-r1200gs-0#comment-18815
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:35 AM   #4145
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Mate has placed an order and demo / first delivery is expected for 2nd March (UK)

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Old 12-30-2012, 02:58 AM   #4146
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This setup (street rear with knobby front) is how many riders roll, especially in western USA... The long distances eat the rear knobbies, and the front wheel is the one that benefits most from the added traction.

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Old 12-30-2012, 03:18 PM   #4147
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Maybe BMW are splitting the launch for Europe and America, because according to Kevin Ash (UK journalist) he is heading to SA in January.

http://ashonbikes.com/forum/bmw-r1200gs-0#comment-18815
Interesting...we'll be able to read some reviews earlier than I thought then.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:10 AM   #4148
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I knew this bike was in the pipeline but only this week have seen pictures.

then I saw a walk around on youtube. holy cow this thing is wild looking.

the side shots do it no justice but man from the front or this angle.

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Old 01-05-2013, 06:28 AM   #4149
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I knew this bike was in the pipeline but only this week have seen pictures.

then I saw a walk around on youtube. holy cow this thing is wild looking.

the side shots do it no justice but man from the front or this angle.

I'll bite

That is basically a "side shot."

What is it that you're trying/wanting to say?
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:31 AM   #4150
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I'll bite

That is basically a "side shot."

What is it that you're trying/wanting to say?
That it does not suck
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:36 AM   #4151
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What is it that you're trying/wanting to say?
what part of "holy cow this thing is wild looking" don't you quite get?
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:52 AM   #4152
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You had said that the side shot did it no justice and then commented with a curious emote on what is basically a side shot.

Yes, you say that it's "wild looking;" have you formed an opinion whether you like what you see or not yet?
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:02 AM   #4153
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You had said that the side shot did it no justice and then commented with a curious emote on what is basically a side shot.

Yes, you say that it's "wild looking;" have you formed an opinion whether you like what you see or not yet?
no that is basically a 3/4 shot.

this is a side shot and you can't see the dynamics of the entire nose from the side.



yes I love it.
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Old 01-05-2013, 08:50 AM   #4154
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Has anyone seen pictures of the full bare naked frame with forks and telelever attached? The vid above shows the front and rear subframes attached to an engine case, but no forks or 'lever. All the other pictures hide the telelever with those cheeky radiator guards.
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:45 AM   #4155
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no that is basically a 3/4 shot.

this is a side shot and you can't see the dynamics of the entire spork from the side.

(picture)

yes I love it.
Fixed it for ya, 'Flug.
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