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
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never known level of grip, safety and dynamics in the radial sport-touring segment. Traction Skin, the revolutionary micro-roughness of the tread optimizes the mechanical adhesion and realizes the safest, fastest running-in time in the market. Continuous Compound Technology improves mileage through a wear resistant central area and progressively increasing grip levels towards the shoulder, with no sudden change in compound. Dynamic Ride Technology improves handling and control of your bike by using patented steel cord construction and a unique contour. Black Chili Compound for quick warm up, short braking distance and excellent grip on wet and dry roads.
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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