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Thread: All-new BMW R 1200 GS unveiled by BMW Motorrad.

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    I like it a lot


    dont forget when you trade up you will most likely get more

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    Quote Originally Posted by JemandSi View Post
    Just had a quick read - interesting to see that they have now gone to a integrated gearbox with a wet slipper clutch, end of having to split the bike in half if the clutch goes?
    It looks like the clutch is just behind the front cover now.... pure genius

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    Quote Originally Posted by mermoto View Post


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    That is really disproportionate and ugly...and that's from someone who has come to terms with how an 1150GS Adv looks

    Really good idea moving the clutch though - that'll save a lot of work if you own one of these for the long term...

    Mike
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike O View Post
    That is really disproportionate and ugly...and that's from someone who has come to terms with how an 1150GS Adv looks
    I hear what you're saying Mike but, if you put an average size GS rider in that seat and the proportions become more 'balanced'

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    Interesting view of the cooling system.


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    This is an incredible bike, everything on the bike is a new design

    New forks, new brakes, new engine, new clutch new gearbox, new swing arm, new throttle bodies, new frames, new wheel sizes, new instruments, new electronics.

    It is going to be a whole new experience, then I guess the same thing happened when they went from the 1150 to the 1200, I just hadn't rediscovered motorbikes when that happened.

    I'm looking forward to being able to sit on it at the NEC.

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    Neat clocks

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    Built-in Cruise


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    I think that is UGLY as hell,
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    havent seen any mention of heated seat option yet

    i ride all year and when ive borrowed a rt as a loaner the seat heating makes a big difference to winter commuting comfort

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    new GS

    "Built-in Cruise" by Y2...
    Thanks for pic, looks like its Left Hand Drive then fot the continental market

    John B (sans Sloop)

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    Whats the fuss, doesn't look radically different from the current 1200 to me? Bloody ugly dustbin of a silencer mind....

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    digital speedo would have been good, also, hope they put a new beak on the front, looks crap with a piece broke off

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    I hope they get the reliability sorted. Not in the market for one but I would like to see it succeed. A couple of things I thought went backwards on the 1200. I like the clock display to be permanent and big. Did not like to scroll through to find it. Hated the fact that the lower popper on a BMW jacket often got stuck down the front of the seat and tried to pull the bike on top of me when I got off. In general, I always wondered why a company that could build such well engineered cars that stayed looking good no matter how many winters they went through could build such agricultural bikes? About time I say..

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    120 front tyre, 170 rear - interesting.

    It is now air and liquid cooled (35%/65%) as opposed to air and oil, so the old-farts can still say that it is air-cooled clever move by BMW.

    I love the look of the bike and will be putting down a deposit a.s.a.p

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike O View Post
    That is really disproportionate and ugly...and that's from someone who has come to terms with how an 1150GS Adv looks

    Really good idea moving the clutch though - that'll save a lot of work if you own one of these for the long term...

    Mike
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder - to my eye the proportions are perfect, I think that BMW have got it spot on.

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