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Online Jdbiker

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BMW GS experience
« on: August 18, 2017, 06:46:40 PM »
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Re: BMW GS experience
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2017, 06:50:20 PM »
If you have never ridden off road this is  worth the experience 🤓
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Re: BMW GS experience
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2017, 08:04:30 PM »
Glad I missed it (and too far away), it may have ended up costing me way more than $49.... 

 

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Re: BMW GS experience
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2017, 08:26:43 PM »
Not in WA, I would try it.
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Re: BMW GS experience
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2017, 08:34:01 PM »
Most of those pics in the link aren't really that off road.

Five pics were made roads though dirt but doable on an ST with care.
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Re: BMW GS experience
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2017, 08:42:09 PM »
I would recommend trying a GS, or any other BMW boxer.  I have a 1150GS and have ridden the previous model 1200GS and GSA, as well as a few other models.  I found I needed a few rides to 'get' the bikes, but once I clicked with them they make a lot of sense.  Really excellent road bikes (BMW boxers in general). 

I think I would find a GS sized hole in my savings account if I were to try the new one.