I passed my direct access in March 2010 and had done a lot of research to find out what would be the best commuter for my 65 mile round trip to work and back. If you are in the same position, you might want to consider the following points: Fuel consumption, service intervals (superbikes need ... Read review
The sleek Givi 680F Monorack Arms fit neatly and securely to your bike, providing a top ... more
box fitting solution for a BMW K 1200 RS (00>04) and a / BMW K 1200 GT (03>04). Pair these specific arms with a Givi M3 plate for a Monokey case, or a MM plate for a Monolock case (plates sold separately) and your set up is ready to mount a top box.SPECIFICATION -Keep Your Luggage Secure - The Givi 680FZ Monorack arms are specifically designed for a BMW K 1200 RS (00>04) and a / BMW K 1200 GT (03>04) allowing you to attach your luggage securely to your bike-Don't Forget Your Plate - These Monorack arms require a Givi M5/M7 plate or a M5M/M6M plate to attach your top box (available separately)-Get Stylish with your Luggage - These arms will allow you to mount a range of Givi top cases when used with the correct Givi plate-Durable Construction - Full metal construction for added strength-Easy to Fit - Fittings and instructions included to attach your Monorack arms to your bike, making assembly nice and easyM3 Plate: To be used with a Givi Monokey top box (Monokey cases have a larger capacity than Monolock top boxes and are generally used on bigger bikes).MM Plate: To be used with a Givi Monolock top box (Monolock Cases have a smaller capacity than Monokey top boxes and are generally used on smaller bikes).Please Note: This fitting is compatible with the original side case holder
Brilliant fuel consumption, shaft drive, inexpensive to maintain if done by self, excellent build
There are better looking 10year old plus bikes out there!
"...had never taken it to bmw agents since he bought it from the first owner. I was not too concerned about this as he had kept a full service history (with receipts of spares purchased) of all the work that he had personally done on the motorcycle and it was in line with the agents service expectations (as I am mechanically inclined I was planning on and have been doing the same thing).
The biggest motorcycle I had prior to this was a honda vfr 400 ..."
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"...earned money on their rides).
The BMW K1200RS and the K1200GT are simply brilliant all round motorcycles.
It's like most things really, it all depends what you want things for. At 52 years old I want some comfort, some speed, the narrowness to filter through the London rush hour and the ability to munch the miles when needed. Have you ever tried to do 60 minutes on a Ducati Superlight? I did and I could hardly walk!
My intro to the K1200's ..."
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