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Old 03-22-2013, 03:53 PM   #7156
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OK, let's close the thread for the dutchmen and allow exclusive access only to Canucks
What about Cannuck expatriots???
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:07 PM   #7157
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I prefer the black anodized wheels (maybe available later on?) but that's just me.
That would indeed be nice with the black one.

My last 1200GS had both black and white:



Perhaps not all that pretty but it was different and different is sometimes fun
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:09 PM   #7158
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What bad weather? Just a little cold...now get on your beauty and ride her like she wants it
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:20 PM   #7159
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That would indeed be nice with the black one.

My last 1200GS had both black and white:



Perhaps not all that pretty but it was different and different is sometimes fun
It really doesn't matter but maybe better to either be white or black?
That muffler, why?
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:27 PM   #7160
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That muffler, why?
That was the racing-system. I liked the sound for a while (i'm cured now ;o) and added power (cured the dip around 4500 also).
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:28 PM   #7161
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It really doesn't matter but maybe better to either be white or black?
That muffler, why?
Indeed that muffler... why?
When I first heard it, I though I was gonna throw out (by the loudness).

I would get one if I could put it in my pocket when I am not feeding my ego. :)
I can't imagine someone suffer it in a trip.
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:33 PM   #7162
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Indeed that muffler... why?
When I first heard it, I though I was gonna throw out (by the loudness).

I would get one if I could put it in my pocket when I am not feeding my ego. :)
I can't imagine someone suffer it in a trip.
Yes it was too loud indeed. It ended up in the shed (it still is there, so if anyone from holland or belgium wants one for a very sharp price )...
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:45 PM   #7163
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Checked one out in the flesh today. Liked the look of it a lot and as it happened there was the "old" 1200 next to it. The new version looks smaller (in a good way) and the visual sense of a bike more balanced was noticeable to my eye (YMMV - and who cares, really ).

The intake gubbins above helps and the drive shaft and associated engine cases look much more integrated. Most importantly I signed up for a test ride
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:03 PM   #7164
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Checked one out in the flesh today. Liked the look of it a lot and as it happened there was the "old" 1200 next to it. The new version looks smaller (in a good way) and the visual sense of a bike more balanced was noticeable to my eye (YMMV - and who cares, really ).

The intake gubbins above helps and the drive shaft and associated engine cases look much more integrated. Most importantly I signed up for a test ride
What a coincidence, I did too. I also liked it in the flesh and thought the proportions looked right. I liked the swingarm and exhaust on the other side. When I sat on it, I thought it felt right. A nicer reach to the bars than my 1150 with barbacks. I would't mind taking a ride on one for some down the road dreaming.

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Old 03-22-2013, 07:44 PM   #7165
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So, my local dealer had a little "splash party" for the new WC GS.. They have a demo and one customer's bike in already. Neither have the LEDs - one's completely bare bones and one's got most everything but the LED. In any case, me and one of the shop guys got to talking and wondered about the fate of the non-WC 2013 GSs sitting on the floor. Will BMW continue to make the non-WC version, or phase it out in favor of the WC 2013? Hmmmmmm.......
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:42 PM   #7166
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Finally here!

I get to pick mine up tomorrow. Went over to see it getting its pre-delivery check. I scheduled the first service (600mi) for Tuesday morning.



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Old 03-22-2013, 08:45 PM   #7167
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So, my local dealer had a little "splash party" for the new WC GS.. They have a demo and one customer's bike in already. Neither have the LEDs - one's completely bare bones and one's got most everything but the LED. In any case, me and one of the shop guys got to talking and wondered about the fate of the non-WC 2013 GSs sitting on the floor. Will BMW continue to make the non-WC version, or phase it out in favor of the WC 2013? Hmmmmmm.......
Who would want to buy the pre-WC GS? I can't see that happen, of course they will sell if the price is right.
Even the ADV I can't see selling for full price now that the new is basically "waiting to hit the road".
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:35 PM   #7168
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Who would want to buy the pre-WC GS? I can't see that happen, of course they will sell if the price is right.
Even the ADV I can't see selling for full price now that the new is basically "waiting to hit the road".
Agree. The camhead GS is long out of production....done.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:39 PM   #7169
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Yeah. But no i got mine, i broke her in last week But now the weather is to terrible to drive, that's a shame. Because she is amazing!



Congrats on your new ride. Looks awesome, nice wheels. How are those adjustable foot pegs working out for you? Does it work with the springs on the rubber in the foot pegs?

Side stand expansion plate, is it the one from Touratech? Does it get close to your boot when standing on the pegs? Maybe a photo!

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Old 03-22-2013, 09:42 PM   #7170
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I get to pick mine up tomorrow. Went over to see it getting its pre-delivery check. I scheduled the first service (600mi) for Tuesday morning.

Nice ride. Congrats. Looks like you have got the coding plug for the Enduro Pro mode installed. Is that right?

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