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Bmw k1200rs as a daily commuter

Advantages: Brilliant fuel consumption, shaft drive, inexpensive to maintain if done by self, excellent build
Disadvantages: There are better looking 10year old plus bikes out there!

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 consumpti ...

Mooseknuck13 19.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of BMW K1200RS

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20,000 miles on a BMW K1200RS and a K1200GT

Advantages: Comfort, speed, economy, ABS
Disadvantages: Weight, handling

Let me qualify this report. I've had a lot of bikes and have used them for fun, commuting and touring. I've had most makes (Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Ducati, Triumphs and BMW's), and some pretty fast ones too (stage 2 tuned 150 bhp CBR1100XX Blackbird) ...

niglom 22.07.2005 · Read full review
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The 7 series of the bike world

Advantages: Absolute comfort, Sheer A to B experience, sound system
Disadvantages: Weight, width

This is The Daddy. A Total Ubherfuhrer of motorcycle touring. I'm sure that there's no other bike that can match its single minded focus of demolishing thousands of miles in comfort in the least possible time. That includes the Goldwing. The Goldwing i ...

niglom 24.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of BMW K1200LT

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Unexpected ease of a luxury machine

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To their everything is more largely, more imposanter a number. suit-cases, Topcase and a sumptuous lining installed 370 kg unloaded weight, two firmly - that is the BMWS K 1200 LT. 92 pages a long operating instruction explains the 14 control lights, the ...

Flasher88 03.04.2001 · Read full review
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The ultimate riding experience

Advantages: It's a Harley, Looks, Sound, Riding Position
Disadvantages: It's a Harley, Weight, Spares/Servicing costs

I have loved Harleys ever since I was small. There was something about them, that look, that sound, THAT reputation. All bad-ass bikers ride Harleys, right? Well, erm, no actually. Now I'm a grown-up (sort of) and I find the reality is somewhat different ...

DarkDave 14.02.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Harley Davidson Sportster XL1200S

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