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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2013, 09:43:58 PM »
Oh, it comes in grey; that's a shock!  :745:

I did find it difficult to read the article seriously once I'd seen BMW's headline of "The new BMW R 1200 RT raises the bar yet again for dynamic touring bikes."

Oh oh, Cliché alert!...

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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2013, 10:04:17 PM »
Is it just me or does that look a very "angry" bike?
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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2013, 10:14:17 PM »
should not this type of posts be banned from this Forum  :172: and its author subjected to a very hefty fine?

(Paul: don't get me wrong: just teasing)
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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2013, 10:24:45 PM »
It's a very odd looking thing. It seems that they've gone to such lengths to showing off that antique engine format, that they've been left with something that's (visually) very top and forward heavy.

This is not a good looking bike.

If you look carefully, you'll see some photos where the BMW riders have taken their teletubbie costumes off although (predictably) they have colour coordinated and matching BMW shirts on underneath. Normal service has been resumed!  :164:

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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2013, 09:41:46 AM »
I for one like it. The new GS flies - so this should be in the same vein. Shame i'll get hammered on the trade in..

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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2013, 10:59:49 AM »
I thought it looked quite nice, made me chuckle the amount of times they said "as an optional extra "
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Re: The new BMW R1200RT.
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2013, 11:05:39 AM »
UK prices are ;

RT. £13,200.
SE. £14,310.
LE. £15,390.

No idea what you get in each pack. That's TBA at the moment.

I'll have a base one with an Akri thanks..