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Old 03-21-2009, 07:40 AM   #31
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I'm just not enjoying the new designs that BMW is putting out. The previous generation design direction was a lot more enjoyable.
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Old 03-21-2009, 08:01 AM   #32
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I'm just not enjoying the new designs that BMW is putting out. The previous generation design direction was a lot more enjoyable.
Aesthetically, I take it? IMHO, this design looks like it lacks cohesion, but the new 1000RR looks sweeeet.
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Old 03-21-2009, 11:31 AM   #33
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I second the 1000RR comment. The new Aprilia V4 looks killer too.

Gotta give Yamaha props for the new R1 though. Styling wise it is not an improvement, but the new crossplane crank seems to be a game changer.
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Old 03-21-2009, 01:57 PM   #34
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I picked up an '06 K1200R about 5 months ago and have nothing but good things to say about the motor, ABS and ESA. The fueling under 4k is a different story. If you pull in the clutch in preparation for a 90 degree turn you might as well keep it in and coast rather than let it out and try to "feed" in a little throttle. There is a lot of clutch play needed to troll through parking lots and in traffic.
Above 4k, don't point it at anything solid. Above 8k, send a scout ahead to make sure the coast is clear.
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Old 03-22-2009, 05:10 AM   #35
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Well, the ghost of Fenton appears again. You need to come around more regular there boy!
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Old 03-22-2009, 08:31 AM   #36
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Well, the ghost of Fenton appears again. You need to come around more regular there boy!
Fenton went out and got a job! What a dummy.
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Old 03-22-2009, 10:36 AM   #37
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LR, I'm regular. Buzz, we can't all have 74 year old widows supporting our west coast life style.
And yes, I have one of those jobs where I have to work everyday. I tried to start a website about motorcycles and angry left-wingers that are a bit fiscally conservative but plan on growth through socialism and it didn't pan out.

On that note; I like the new format.
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Old 03-22-2009, 03:46 PM   #38
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LR, I'm regular.
And we all know how Important it is to be Regular..............

(for frakk's sake ev'rbody - get more fiber in your diet!)
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Old 03-22-2009, 04:13 PM   #39
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And we all know how Important it is to be Regular..............

(for frakk's sake ev'rbody - get more fiber in your diet!)
Just for that, I'm going to eat an apple. Happy now?
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Just for that, I'm going to eat an apple. Happy now?
Yes. Tickled.
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