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Old 06-15-2007, 02:39 PM   #21
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I think thats is what was meant when I heard about it. Would that give the bike a feeling of the rear standing up underneath the rider?
rotating force of the drive shaft going against the natural gyro effect of the bike vs chain going with it. You'll never feel it unless you lose traction.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:43 PM   #22
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gotcha.
thanks for the clarification.


the real question is does the bmw Whoolie? :laughing6
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:44 PM   #23
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gotcha.
thanks for the clarification.


the real question is does the bmw Whoolie? :laughing6
According to reviews I have read...it clutches em up just fine. But i would guess that 155 hp would.
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Old 06-15-2007, 02:46 PM   #26
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does BMW make this in a 600? cuz i want one but i think i would kill my self on a 1200 if that is what it is.
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sweet!

yeah...that thing inspires lots of drooling.
Saw him put on some stunt shows in between races at the Gp at Laguna Seca last summer. Dude is friggin crazy, but I liked his bike better than anything.
People have asked him in interviews about the bike and how to get one, he tells them to "get a factory sponsorship with BMW"
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ME WANT! ME WANT! ME WANT!
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does BMW make this in a 600? cuz i want one but i think i would kill my self on a 1200 if that is what it is.
BMW has bikes in alot of CCs. But not like the one WitchDr. is talking about.
Check out he bmw site, or look at these 2.
http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/bikes/group.jsp?g=naked

The smaller bikes, IMO arent worth the price. But thats just me.

On the same page you can see a naked version of the K1200R that the WitchDr. posted.

Teh nakedness is kewl!
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and if i am not mistaken, bmw dealerships usually let you test ride bikes too...
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A good friend has one and he came by my shop here yesterday, Its a nice bike and handles well, no 600 but is very comfortable and has good power, for what it is. NO comparison to my busa tho, just different animals.
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A good friend has one and he came by my shop here yesterday, Its a nice bike and handles well, no 600 but is very comfortable and has good power, for what it is. NO comparison to my busa tho, just different animals.
No comparison as in power?
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You guys are looking at the wrong bike!

You need to Google the all new Kawasaki Concours 14!! This is a ZX14 powered sport touring bike. It has 4-link shaft drive that gives it the feel of a chain without the "hop" associated with shaft drive.

If you Google it and see this bike, nothing else will compare. Oh yeah... its MUCH LESS than a BMW!


when is it due out.. everyone around here that ordered one has given up waiting on it an bought busas..
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From personal experience, yes it can Whoolie. I rode one of them when they first came out. The HP2 is fun but just a lighter version of the GS. Working at a BMW dealer we get to try out all the new stuff.
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I like it...And would ride it..But that price tag *shakes head*
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yellow I am just struck on how sleek and simple it looks. Price tag sucks though...busa would be alot cheaper.
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