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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2008, 11:48 am Thread Starter
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Bought a bike this past week. It's a '99 K1200RS in graphite metallic, one previous owner with 12K miles. Bought through a local dealership.

Great bike. Power delivery is butter smooth, handling is acceptable, and riding position is comfortable so far.

I'm planning to fiddle with the shock settings a little next week, and I still have a question about the long-term comfort of the saddle. I do want to get a Throttlemeister for the bike so if anyone has one they'd like to get rid of, let me know. Finally, I need to figure out how to mount my HP iPaq 310 GPS on the bike and connect it to power. And of course the bike needs a complete detail. Paint is a little spiderwebbed and the bike in general is a little dirtier than I'd like.

Aside from that I'm happy.

Pics below, taken near the DuPage VOR.



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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2008, 12:24 pm
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Welcome, looks like a great bike. Hope you have may great miles with it!!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2008, 2:58 pm
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Totally Cherry!!!!!

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 20th, 2008, 7:11 pm
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go to SEARCH GPS MOUNTS all kinds of them, great looking bike.welcome!

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Handling should be extraordinary. BTW .....nice bike!
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Sweet ride

Nice bike Mike....I am sure you will love it. Try cyclegadgets.com for a mount, they have a pretty good selection.
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