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    Thanks for the insight on the bike's details.

    Thanks for the insight on the bike's details.
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    Thanks for the heads up.

    Thanks for the heads up.
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    So OK, who's got a lead on a low mileage,...

    So OK, who's got a lead on a low mileage, pristine condition, reasonably priced R1100S in the MD, VA, PA area ....and preferably maintained by Anton? :lol
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    :lol

    :lol
  5. Thread: GS to RT ?

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    Zigzag, Before you make a decision, see if...

    Zigzag,

    Before you make a decision, see if there's an Eaglerider by you. They typically have RTs that you can rent for a day so you can make a more informed decision. I rented an RT for a day...
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    Steve, Thanks for the insight. I wasn't...

    Steve,

    Thanks for the insight. I wasn't thinking about the 12S, but that's another one to consider if I can find one. You're right about really needing to ride them before making a judgement. ...
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    Jim, Thanks for the insight. Not sure if my...

    Jim,

    Thanks for the insight. Not sure if my body would contort to the CBR for long at this point. I'm also thinking about a Triumph Street Triple with it's more upright seating position.
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    Anton, I've heard the same assessment from...

    Anton,

    I've heard the same assessment from another person as well about the 1100S and the recommendation to look at the F800S. From just the aesthetics, I think the 1100S is one of the nicest BMW...
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    Thinking about a R1100S

    I have a R1200GS as my primary "long distance" bike. I would like to get a 2nd bike that's smaller / lighter and handles well for local twisty country roads. Any opinions if the R1100S fits that...
  10. If you make it to Cape Breton stay at the...

    If you make it to Cape Breton stay at the Normaway Inn in the Margaree Valley. Your wife will definitely like it.

    http://www.thenormawayinn.com/home.html
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    Congrats on the New Bike

    Three no-brainer accessories that you can't go wrong with right away:

    Skene Design P3 Flashing Brake Lights
    Tank Bag with map holder
    JVB Maintenance DVD
  12. Racer7 has it right. If you look at the right...

    Racer7 has it right. If you look at the right side of the lug (as shown in the photos), the hole almost breaks out of that undercut. That's a bad design detail (large stress concentration for the...
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    My GS gets about 43 MPG. I'm not thinking that...

    My GS gets about 43 MPG. I'm not thinking that with the cylinder heads, crash bars, and side cases (not to mention me sitting upright) that the drag coefficient is all that low on this bike.

    On...
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    Sticky: New to Me in 2009

    On the way back from picking up the bike in Raleigh. :)
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