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Old 12-08-2007, 11:24 AM   #151
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Old 12-08-2007, 06:03 PM   #152
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Gorgeous seat Max , how's the comfort compared to the wooden bench stock seat?
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Old 12-10-2007, 01:40 AM   #153
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i tried to show you pictures of my new lowered seat from bmw but could not attach sorry.

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Old 12-10-2007, 02:19 AM   #154
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Gorgeous seat Max , how's the comfort compared to the wooden bench stock seat?
I actually like the stock seat of the Xchallenge. A good narrow shape, and hard. I can ride it for a week without more discomfort than I had on any of my other bikes. As it is now it feels slightly firmer (possibly because of the closed cell foam underneath the leather).



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Old 12-10-2007, 02:43 AM   #155
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Yeah i agree but i have short legs and it is hard for me to touch the ground.

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Old 12-10-2007, 03:34 AM   #156
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Old 12-10-2007, 05:41 AM   #157
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Old 12-10-2007, 06:47 AM   #158
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Aluminum Panniers from Touratech

I just got my order from Touratech this weekend and they included a "News for 2008" mini-catalog... They are planning Aluminum Panniers for the Xch - Available Spring 2008!
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Old 12-10-2007, 07:30 AM   #159
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BMW Handguards?

What are your opinions on the BMW handguards? I tend to like the Cycra handguards -I've have them on my XR400, and they are strong.... they replaced Acerbis hadnguards that never seemed to stay in place and were softer (I could bend the metal bar by hand on the Acerbis).

Are the BMW guards strong? Do they seem to stay in place well in a fall? Do they get bent out of shape?
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Old 12-11-2007, 07:47 AM   #160
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What are your opinions on the BMW handguards? I tend to like the Cycra handguards -I've have them on my XR400, and they are strong.... they replaced Acerbis hadnguards that never seemed to stay in place and were softer (I could bend the metal bar by hand on the Acerbis).

Are the BMW guards strong? Do they seem to stay in place well in a fall? Do they get bent out of shape?
I installed the Moose Racing guards and deflectors and I can tell you they stay put and it doesn't matter how hard they hit the ground.
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Old 12-11-2007, 08:27 AM   #161
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What's up with the fake second exhaust can? Did they miss it from the F650 and wanted to add it back? If they wanted to add a storage can, does it really need to look like an exhaust can?

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Old 12-11-2007, 10:41 AM   #162
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It's either an exhaust, and extra fuel tank, or storage, but I just don't like the idea of having it look fake... I don't like fake things personally...
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:49 AM   #163
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It's either an exhaust, and extra fuel tank, or storage, but I just don't like the idea of having it look fake... I don't like fake things personally...

No way it's an exhaust can... look at the front end of the can, that's not a pipe there, it looks like a support brace welded to the end.... Fake Exhaust.

Other then that, it looks good.....
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It's the body of an exhaust which is used as a staufach.

Imho they didn't put the available space there on the right to good use. Like GB007, I don't like fake things. They could have made a much more usefull, roomier compartment.
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Old 12-11-2007, 02:29 PM   #165
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Yeah i agree but i have short legs and it is hard for me to touch the ground.
Send me a PM with your email address, and then you can send the pics to me and I will post them for you, I'd like to see the BMW lowered seat
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