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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2006, 3:39 pm Thread Starter
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I just purchased a fully loaded K1200GT in racer blue today, and said goodbye to my 2004 R1150RT with 51K on the clock. The short ride home was beautiful, this thing is a power house, much smoother than the RT was yet just as comfortable. If there is one thing I still miss about the RT, that would be the mirror placement. The tranny is smooth, very precise, brakes need some time to set but feel very strong. I think the wind management on the RT was better but I'll gladly surrender the comfort for the power

So any way, I've been lurking around here for a few weeks after I got the itch to buy a KGT, thought I would chime in.

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2006, 4:59 pm
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Welcome to the "in" crowd. We have so many new GT owners, that we will be a force to be reckoned with. We know more about the GT than even the mothership BMW !

Stick around, as there is so much tinformation about this the GT that will not be found anywhere in the world.

I sold my 02RS to buy the GT because of the good folks hanging out here. I am very happy to be a proud owner of the GT, and it is so much better because of what I have learned here.

Happy riding.

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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2006, 7:42 pm
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Welcome Keith. Interestingly, I chose the GT over the RT because it had less wind management...the summer is too hot here in the SE USA!
Enjoy the rides, Greg
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 3rd, 2006, 7:49 pm
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Congrats Keith

I'm only ahead of your pruchase by a week. At 300 miles, I'm sold (Not that I wasn't already) the bike will make you smile !!!!!!!!! It does everything well. I love the raw power to the rear wheel. Even a roadracer like me loves the lean angle, and with bags !!!!

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Back to BMW after all these miles....
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 3rd, 2006, 7:50 pm
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Welcome. You have made a great choice.

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2006, 12:04 am
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Another wise DBM member. You got the best color, enjoy the ride!

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2006, 6:51 am
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Even on the "dark" side, the FORCE will be with you.

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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2006, 10:00 am
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Congrats on your purchase. Did you get it from Modesto or A&S in Roseville? Good luck and enjoy.
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2006, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by obiwankenobi
I just purchased a fully loaded K1200GT in racer blue today....
THis is the best possible choice ...:-))

Take care!

'06 K1200GT Blue (sold)
'09 F800GS Grey
'07 F800ST Blue - wife's(sold)
'09 F650GS Blue - wife's
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old Oct 4th, 2006, 8:07 pm
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Iím jealous. My bike has been on order for six weeks. I feel like a kid waiting on Christmas in January!
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