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Old 02-04-2013, 12:45 PM   #4846
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Guys, don't you think it's getting a bit tiresome by now ? This used to be a nice, informative thread, and now it turned into a fullblown flamewar. It's like reading Apple fanboy discussions.

Let's sum it up. In the last several pages the discussion looked like that:
3 opinions and poins of view:
1) The bike looks good, I think I'll buy it / I ordered the bike / I will wait for now. We'll see how it actually is. There might be an issue but even if it's there it will probably be fixed.
2) OMG 11!!!!!11!11! How dare you to say anything bad about BMW you infidel ! I shall go to my altar in the basement, slay a chicken over the pictures of my last 30 years on GS'es while chanting in a low voice 'bmwbmwbmwbmwbmw' and curse you for life.
3) I don't really care wabout the bike, I ride something different, but it's really amusing to annoy group 2). Hahaha, to much electronics, it will brake, driveshaft failure.... Imma happy little troll.


Really, aren't you getting bored of that ?
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Old 02-04-2013, 12:46 PM   #4847
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So what bike do you have and for how long you have it?
Wait just saw in your profile...
Thing is, your bike (and mine) doesn't do that.
Go on, try it.
Sigh, I guess someone who is just kidding needs to sprinkle J/K throughout their post so that people know they are just kidding. Just trying to lighten the mood.

My point is, do your research and pick what best fits your needs. That's it, not trying to discount anyone's opinion.

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Old 02-04-2013, 12:46 PM   #4848
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What I find amusing are all the "I'm 100% interested" who are now "concerned" or "not so sure anymore" because of the "possible head shake issue". I think it's great for BMW (who obviously knew about the "problem" because they have been testing the bike for 5 years) getting the information out there (by having Moto journalist test the bike) so that you can decide if this is the right bike for you. Just think how upset you would have been if you were blasting down a dirt road, standing on the pegs, only to find out that your 17-20+ k, 525 lbs, paralever front end dual sport, has a head shake problem under certain specific conditions. Whew, that was a close one.

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You really find it amusing? Seriously?
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:05 PM   #4849
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Let's not ruin a 324 pages thread.
We should wait for more information - about whatever relates to 2013 GS.
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:06 PM   #4850
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2) OMG 11!!!!!11!11! How dare you to say anything bad about BMW you infidel ! I shall go to my altar in the basement, slay a chicken over the pictures of my last 30 years on GS'es while chanting in a low voice 'bmwbmwbmwbmwbmw' and curse you for life.
3) I don't really care wabout the bike, I ride something different, but it's really amusing to annoy group 2). Hahaha, to much electronics, it will brake, driveshaft failure.... Imma happy little troll.
Really? You are amused by trolling?

Trolling belongs in the basement. If you have comments that add substance, good or bad, here is fine. Trolling? Not so much!

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Old 02-04-2013, 01:30 PM   #4851
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I am definitely not amused by it. It was a part of group 3 definition. I would love to see this thread come back to searching and sharing new information about the bike instead of rather pointless pushing around and arguing.
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:31 PM   #4852
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You really find it amusing? Seriously?
J/K.... See.... J/K.... What.... J/K.... I.... J/K.... Mean?.... J/K

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Old 02-04-2013, 01:34 PM   #4853
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Can the head shakers please start a new thread!!
Second request!!!
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:53 PM   #4854
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I am definitely not amused by it. It was a part of group 3 definition. I would love to see this thread come back to searching and sharing new information about the bike instead of rather pointless pushing around and arguing.
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:33 PM   #4855
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:41 PM   #4856
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--R9HxvbA4A

A Spanish video. Not much, no riding.
If someone can understand the language and they say anything interesting let us know.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:01 PM   #4857
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--R9HxvbA4A A Spanish video. Not much, no riding. If someone can understand the language and they say anything interesting let us know.
They are very generic, and say absolutely nothing new ... "It's nice, its better, its new, I want one, bla bla bla ..."

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Old 02-04-2013, 03:28 PM   #4858
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Each day is a life !

Come on guys, stop arguing ! And don't let bad words easily spit out of your keyboard. Life is beautiful ! Look, some people enjoy bike easy way without asking if it gone brake, jump, spill, burp or else... It is just a bike. An life is too short for long faces. Whatever off road bike you have, if YOU WANT, if YOU DREAM IT, you can load it and go. No excuse, no real obstacle to do so. Believe me. Two ways to see life : either you consider the obstacles, either you consider the means... You choose.

I decided that life is short and world is wide, so we can enjoy it such a way that each day is a life. Think about it.

I don't want to give lesson to anyone but reading all your words fights on this forum I feel time and energy is fading away. There are a LOT of things I don't have in my life. A lot !... But without my bike I really would be miserable...

Feel lucky and you will be. Cheers

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Old 02-04-2013, 04:05 PM   #4859
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:42 PM   #4860
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Just heard from my dealer earlier today. He said for their dealership that the new bikes will be appearing in their order bank this week in a modifiable stage. Obviously pricing isn't released yet for the US but I will be able to select what options I want. Build date will be early March, with a delivery in early to mid-April. This is perfect for me as I didn't want certain accessories that will probably come on the very first shipments to some dealers and I wanted delivery in April anyways for other personal reasons.
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