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    Caribbean Druid dwestly's Avatar
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    Tampa, FL

    New Wethead 1200R?

    I've been searching for any info or rumors on a new wethead 1200R. I haven't been able to find anything. Has anyone heard if they are going to continue the R with the new engine? Maybe a new RS-style bike? (OK, I can hope, can't I?) My wife loves her R and would go ape for one with the new engine. Got to keep her happy!
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    Cannonball Rider #52 darrylri's Avatar
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    Surf City, USA (Santa Cruz, CA)
    Haven't heard anything, but I also would be very interested in a new RS or ST type boxer.
    --Darryl Richman, forum liaison

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    A bozo on the bus deilenberger's Avatar
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    Mar 2003
    Spring Lake NJ, USA
    At the moment - the R1200R is continuing with the hexhead. It's expected to be the last of the boxers to receive the new engine, so as a WAG - not before 2014 (and then probably part-year..)
    Don Eilenberger
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    '07 R1200R (current ride) and some bimmers.. and a Porsche

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