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K1200S in silver-blue-black in real nature

Hey guys,

yesterday i saw the first 2007-K1200S in silver-blue-black at my bikermeetingplace in nature:









Sorry for the pic-quality, its a cellphone-digicam.
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Smile K1200S in silver-blue-black in real nature

Nice looking ride. Thx for the Pics.
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Blue/Silver/Black "07"

You know, It's amazing how a real life image can change the the way the colors blend! Looks great! I wonder if you have seen the White Aluminum, and if it has yellow, or silver wheels? BMW motorrad shows yellow, and other sites i have seen silver. I know you are the Germany connection,and we really appreciate it!
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I wonder if you have seen the White Aluminum, and if it has yellow, or silver wheels? BMW motorrad shows yellow, and other sites i have seen silver.
I asked the same question on another forum where Michael posted the same tri-colour pictures and he answered that it would be yellow rims.

And I believe the bmw-motorrad websites confirm this. The following picture is in the Spanish and German versions of the site (may be on others too, but I only checked these two).

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I asked the same question on another forum where Michael posted the same tri-colour pictures and he answered that it would be yellow rims.

And I believe the bmw-motorrad websites confirm this. The following picture is in the Spanish and German versions of the site (may be on others too, but I only checked these two).

This is also my favorit among the 07' color schemes.
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This is also my favorit among the 07' color schemes.
You're the first person I've heard who likes it.

I think its hideous. I posted on another forum that BMW has probably lost a sales since I was going to trade in this year, but now that I have confirmation that their design teams this year seem to have some difficulty matching colours I may have to pass - or look into spending more money to change those awful rims.
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You're the first person I've heard who likes it.

I think its hideous. I posted on another forum that BMW has probably lost a sales since I was going to trade in this year, but now that I have confirmation that their design teams this year seem to have some difficulty matching colours I may have to pass - or look into spending more money to change those awful rims.

I do like it - but as I have a grey 06 already there is no reason to get a 07 ;-)

The rims can be coated in another color for around 200USD

Btw: I don't really like the black/blue/white combination - to buzy me think
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I also do not care for the new colors. I would think the bike would look better with a silver tank in place of the black. And what are they thinking of silver with yellow wheels? Does it appeal to a younger crowd?

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I also do not care for the new colors. I would think the bike would look better with a silver tank in place of the black. And what are they thinking of silver with yellow wheels? Does it appeal to a younger crowd?

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Well, if they are trying to appeal to a younger crowd they probably need to bring down the price of their bikes rather than add funky colour schemes. While I'm sure lots of younger bikers aspire to a BMW, it's just not in the price range of the mass market.

I'm not criticising their pricing policy or defending it, it's just a fact of life. The amont of 20 somethings who can afford to put 18-20 grand down for a bike (one they will likely want to change in a years time as soon as a newer version with 3 extra horsepower and louder colour scheme comes out) is limited.
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You know, It's amazing how a real life image can change the the way the colors blend! Looks great! I wonder if you have seen the White Aluminum, and if it has yellow, or silver wheels? BMW motorrad shows yellow, and other sites i have seen silver. I know you are the Germany connection,and we really appreciate it!
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The dealers have been told the White Aluminum bikes will come with silver wheels in the US.

FWIW - I like the looks of the blue one.


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