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
New generation of sport touring compound: maximum safety feeling on wet / cold conditions ... more
without compromising dry grip Innovative tread design offers mileage while maintaining an appealing tread design Visual appearance of the tread changes in the first stage of tire life to reflect the double soul of the product New front and rear profile tailored to the new generation of sport touring bikes: neutral and smooth handling in all maneuvers
Sports Touring Puts 12% more rubber on the road than any competitors tyre due to Dynamic ... more
Footprint Technology. Takes sport-touring bike cornering performance + safety to a higher level. Sticky compound and deep tread grooves gives supersports performance and sport-touring tread life. A serious all year round tyre choice. Optimised multiple curvature design (MCD) gives light, responsive steering and handling. The best looking tyre on the market!
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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