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    How tall are you guys with the RDLS? I had one...

    How tall are you guys with the RDLS? I had one on my G650GS, which was the upper limit of height for me. (5'8") Wouldn't ride cross country without one, but I think the regular suspension F700GS...
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    lowered f700GS Payload...

    Just sold my C14, looking at the F700GS as a replacement. I'm 5'8", and I would like to put a Russell on the bike, so I'm looking at the low suspension version. I'm #275 (my highest in a while).. ...
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    lower a low suspension gs another inch?

    Would it be possible to lower a factory low suspension GS by another inch? Any links or stories would be appreciated.

    SH
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    service by non bmw dealership?

    I'm thinking about trading my C14 for an F700gs. My schedule no longer permits me to spend the amount of time I was spending on my g650 going to the dealership 1:30 away. Does anyone get their bike...
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    ordering from the factory

    Anyone have any idea how long it takes to order a custom configured bike from the factory? I'm looking for an f7, lowered with all the trimmings including ASC.

    SH
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    The f700 is significantly lower than the f800gs. ...

    The f700 is significantly lower than the f800gs. If you are short, or want to do something like put a russell seat on it, this could be an issue. Also, the availability of traction control is a...
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    I just asked because I noticed they posted...

    I just asked because I noticed they posted modified numbers for the F700GS.
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    lowered 2012 r1200r payload?

    Does anyone know what the payload numbers are for the 2012 R1200R with factory low suspension? I can't find it on bmwmotorcycles.com

    SH
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    Scooter seats in general...

    The seat on the C650GT is going to be appreciably wider than a motorcycle seat right?

    Anyone have experience riding long distances on a burgman or silverwing or similar? How did you find the...
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    Just got this from BMW SF: "Thanks for your...

    Just got this from BMW SF:

    "Thanks for your inquiry about the new 2103 F 700 GS. The good news is that ASC (Automatic Stability Control) can be equipped on a bike with a low suspension. The part...
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    I agree with Kevin to a certain degree. When I...

    I agree with Kevin to a certain degree. When I was learning, I spent a couple of months on 250CC hondas and suzukis. Took the MSF course. My first real bike was a 650 thumper, which I rode for 2...
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    "New: Lowered suspension for the F 800 GS (not in...

    "New: Lowered suspension for the F 800 GS (not in conjunction with
    ESA, centre stand or safety package)."

    Do we think this means that ASC will not be available on the low 700 as well? :scratch
  13. I'd be interested to know how you did it. I've...

    I'd be interested to know how you did it. I've tried lots of stuff from low-carb, to food journaling with the LoseIt iPhone app. I have a major sweet tooth. I had the most success when I was on a...
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    thanks!

    thanks!
  15. Thread: c650GT when?

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    Seen the Aprilia SRV800? The box that it ticks...

    Seen the Aprilia SRV800? The box that it ticks for me is having Traction Control.
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    Thread title

    I was being cute and I posted a thread titled '.4"' -- which is the difference in seat height between a G650GS (2009) and a low, low R1200GS. I've since edited the first post, and made a better...
  17. Beemeup Thanks for that post. It's funny that...

    Beemeup

    Thanks for that post. It's funny that you mention weight. I am also.. um... fat. I was at a motorcycle store in Philly the other day, and one of the bikes had an RDLS on it. That...
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    Too true! Also, public apology for sneaking in...

    Too true!

    Also, public apology for sneaking in the profanity into the table above. Barring any cache-ing issues it should be remedied now.

    SH
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    How I Pick My Next Bike

    I'll be the first to acknowledge that motorcycle choice is largely a matter of emotional response to the machine. Sometimes though, our spreadsheets (and an IPA -- Philly Pale Ale) are all we have...
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    I actually thought about that pretty seriously. cycle-ergos.com shows the R as having a large difference in knee bend to the GS. Do people in the club complain about this being an issue?

    I...
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    This http://wheeljockey.com/howitworks.html is...

    This http://wheeljockey.com/howitworks.html is what I was looking for btw.

    SH
  22. .4" (Seat Height, Musing about the R12GS and such)

    I keep a document of notes from test rides, and right there at the top of the list is the R1200GS.. I had a regular version for a 3 or 4 day stint while my G650GS was in the shop, and really liked...
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    ilium highway pegs

    Does anyone have these? Opinions?

    Seems (from looking at the pictures) that the foot position might be kind of hot around the valve covers. Is that so?

    SH
  24. Thread: c650GT when?

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    seat height?

    I was looking at the BMW Motorrad UK page for the C650GT. It lists the seat height as 795mm (31.3"). I had heard a seat height of 780mm (IE in this article:...
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    Friend of mine does LD rides on a Silverwing. He...

    Friend of mine does LD rides on a Silverwing. He said that the burgmans are a bitch to work on. Also the BMW has TPM and a heated seat. If it only had TC it would be perfect.
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