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Old 10-18-2013, 11:05 AM   #1
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I know its not an ADV but I bet a lot of em will end up off road. Because its gonna bite a few.
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Old 10-18-2013, 12:24 PM   #2
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http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/Ne..._/R-EPI-142113

I know its not an ADV but I bet a lot of em will end up off road. Because its gonna bite a few.
I wouldn't want to take that sexy beast off road....
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:19 PM   #3
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Oh gawd, another bike I have to own....
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:50 PM   #4
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I wouldn't want to take that sexy beast off road....
Not intentionally...
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:03 AM   #5
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that's my next bike!
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Old 10-21-2013, 12:23 AM   #6
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Not intentionally...
Exactly what I meant. Sexy bitch of a machine.
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Old 10-21-2013, 04:18 AM   #7
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Exactly what I meant. Sexy bitch of a machine.
Not so sexy as the prototype looked though :/

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Old 10-21-2013, 04:47 AM   #8
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Not so sexy as the prototype looked though :/
Crikey. That seat looks brutal. Pretty bike though.
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:24 AM   #9
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Crikey. That seat looks brutal. Pretty bike though.
No. Take a closer look at that seat design. It is clearly an AD "V"
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:41 AM   #10
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Cant imagine what it would look like if BMW tried to do this..KTM Aprilia Ducati..are the only manufactures that can pull this sex on wheels look off
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:47 PM   #11
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see this for sound - apparently 195bhp with the akro (could someone please embed it here?)

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Old 10-22-2013, 07:08 AM   #12
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Old 10-22-2013, 07:29 AM   #13
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the 1290 touring version:
... how to get there at warp factor two .... I hope that luggage has serious straps

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Old 10-22-2013, 07:52 AM   #14
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the 1290 touring version:
I'd really like to see those bags offered for the 1190 Adventure.
In a lot of smaller trips those big, ugly, square & un-aerodynamic plastic things they offer are not necessary.
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:24 PM   #15
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I'd really like to see those bags offered for the 1190 Adventure.
You don't have to tel them what bike you're putting them on.
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