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Old 07-05-2012, 09:56 AM   #16
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I'm with Korby, I got her up to 125 or a bit more going down hill, but it was struggling and not too comfy. The scary thing is that even going that speed somebody passed me in an Audi as if I were standing still.
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Old 07-05-2012, 03:52 PM   #17
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It will do an indicated 125mph on the speedometer. It isn't any problem to get up to those speeds on it... but it is definitely working hard to do it.

The bike REALLY does not like doing that speed though.... not to mention MPG is horrific if you are going 100mph+ for any distance. The F800GS is much happier at 80-85mph.
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Try it with full knobbies with no balance weights.

WOW.

just...WOW
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Old 07-05-2012, 04:57 PM   #18
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Eek

F650 twin, Indicated on the bike speedometer, gas 200(ish) km/hr (125mph) measured with GPS 185 km/hr (114.9 mph )

Thats on a looong, straight, flat, new, empty road... definitely not a speed the bike feels comfortable with...
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:09 AM   #19
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My GPS told me I hit 103MPH fully loaded. The bike not me. My engine is the 650 that is the 800 or 798 or 71 hp not 85. The rest of my bike is the 800GS. Don't ask. PK
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:15 AM   #20
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156mph indicated (probably about 145 ish) on a 1990's Kawasaki ZZR-600 back in 1995 in the UK.

Then the screen snapped off. That was an interesting 30 seconds let me tell you!
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:08 AM   #21
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120mph (indicacted) with the stock battle wings, probably a little bit faster but thats what it read when I looked down, still had the throttle open after that though.

99mph with my GPS on a straight jeep trail somewhere in Idaho fully loaded while riding the Conti Divide trail. Got passed by my buddy on his KTM 990, he got up to 105mph.
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Old 07-06-2012, 12:35 PM   #22
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I did a GPS verified 207 km/h, or 128,5 mph, on my 2009 800gs, with vario top box and BMW high screen. It pulled quite well and reached top speed pretty quickly..
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:19 PM   #23
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Here's a table I composed from Motorcycle Cosumer News data for a thread in beasts ... the original intention was to illustrate my point that the Yamaha Super Tenere didn't have much more performance than an 800. It's also interesting that the much vaunted 800XC doesn't really have much of a performance advantage over the 800GS.

It also illustrates that the Multistrada is very powerful, very light and ... to quote an Australian review on Youtube "goes like ten different kinds of buggery !"

Catergory Ducati Multistrada BMW R1200GS Yamaha Super Tenere BMW F800GS Triumph Tiger 800XC
Measured Power (HP) 135.51 94.99 91.3 74.21 80.1
Measured Torque (Foot Pounds) 81.68 71.83 72.3 50.67 48.51






Measured wet weight (Pounds) 503.5 543.5 587 489 503
Measured wet weight (Kilograms) 228.3 246.5 266.2 221.8 228.1






Measured Top Speed (MPH) 156.4 130.8 127.7 126.7 129
Measured Top Speed (KPH) 251.6 210.5 205.5 203.9 207.6
1/4 Mile 10.62@127.62 11.45 @ 117.04 11.89@109.57 12.1@108.76 12.19@108.72
0 - 60 MPH 3.09 3.48 3.65 3.94 4.08
0 - 100 MPH 6.5 8.36 10.12 10.47 10.56
60 - 0 MPH (w/ABS) feet 158 117.4 130.4 127.2 128.4
60 - 0 MPH (w/ out ABS) feet 114.3 113.7








Power to Weight ratio 1:3.71 1:5.72 1:6.43 1:6.59 1:6.2
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Old 07-08-2012, 06:07 PM   #24
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124 and I had more

I weigh 150 lbs. and had loaded 30 lb# Hepco Becker bags on my 2009 F800GS. I took it up to 124 mph as indicated on my Garmin Oregon GPS on Highway 141 in Disappointment Valley between Naturita and Dove Creek Colorado. I had more throttle but what is the point? It met the spec.
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:19 AM   #25
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Fully loaded,
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:38 AM   #26
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160 kph (100 mph) on a back country gravel / logging road. Gets real loose around 85 mph. takes a bit of guts to push past it. AND you need to make VERY SURE you can see very far ahead to make sure there are no potholes or unexpected obstacles.

There was a cattle grate that was slightly elevated so i slowed down to 90mph to get air off it. Quite a rush.

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Old 07-09-2012, 10:14 PM   #27
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203-205km/h F650GS with about 2500km's on the clock at the time with std gearing and tourances.. may of had a bit of a tail wind as I tried again after that and it only touched 201-202kmh..

Since then I am running 15/42 gearing and Mitas E10's so ive only had it to about 160km/h..

But it feels super light and wobbly in the front on speeds over 140km/h very controllable but still wobbly.. Its impressive that even with knobbies and crash bars etc.. it kills all the 400 road bikes and most 650 road bikes :)
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:25 PM   #28
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:41 PM   #29
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ca. 128 mph

You can go up to 210 km/h on the German Autobahn, which is ca. 128 mph but it's no fun.
If I want to run fast, I take my AUDI.
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