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Offline badballie

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #80 on: November 07, 2012, 09:33:32 am »
"Correct me if I'm wrong, but this BM sounds like a Scooter and not like a 650."

 ??? ??? ???

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #81 on: November 09, 2012, 05:34:55 pm »
Fantastic scoot. Bit heavy on gas though. Almost 6lt/100km
 

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #82 on: November 09, 2012, 06:08:39 pm »
Fantastic scoot. Bit heavy on gas though. Almost 6lt/100km

That's the same as my xt1200z ?? I got no issues how people spend their money,as some might raise eyebrows at some of my choices. But for the commute in question I would have seriously looked at a ER6N or a Versys. But that is just my thinking,but each to their own.
I think it is a good looking scoot,saw two parked on the hill at Donford when I rode past earlier in the week.
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #83 on: November 10, 2012, 03:58:16 am »
Ek het ook een gaan toets bestuur maar het toe n Sym 300 vir die vrou gekoop.
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #84 on: November 10, 2012, 01:57:06 pm »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but this BM sounds like a Scooter and not like a 650.

Is this engine also built by Kymco like their 450's?

The engine is made by Kimco.

If it happens to be a scooter, maybe it's okay if it sounds like one. :thumleft:
 

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #85 on: November 10, 2012, 06:17:36 pm »
I was given one as a loan bike when Sweetness went in for her service.

To put it mildly, this scooter farks off.

Even with my heavy frame we were cruising at 160 on the Ben Schoeman

I dissagree, it doesn't sound like scooter, definitely not that whining noise.

If the price wasn't so heavy I would seriously consider one. :3some:
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #86 on: November 10, 2012, 08:16:06 pm »
Trust BMW to make a "Scooter" with a twist. I just love the way the majority of MC manu's put that special twist on everything they do. Like the supercar guys. Its awesome.
« Last Edit: November 10, 2012, 10:13:08 pm by Dogboxelectric »
Mesmerising stuff?!?
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #87 on: November 12, 2012, 09:01:03 am »
I also thought that this scoot was very thirsty ,almost the same consumption as my adventure. Went to visit my parents in Alberton on Saturday and realised that it is heavy on fuel because I ride at 160km/h all the time.

Anyway this will change soon as I am told that my number plate is ready so from now on I will be a meek and mild law abiding citizen .

I am really enjoying this scoot and I am considering taking it for a trip to Durban just for the hell of it.
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #88 on: November 12, 2012, 01:05:23 pm »
Took one for a test ride today.

Awesome machine and it goes like hell  :thumleft:
I would not mind one to use as my daily commute rather than the GSA, but at R120K, i think it is a bit heavy.

If the money was not the issue, i would buy one.  :biggrin:
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #89 on: November 12, 2012, 01:55:17 pm »
Saw this scooter in real life on Friday at Atlantic BMW.

Maybe expensive, but to be honest, the built quality realy impressed me...............not that one
expects anything different from an upmarket brand like BMW.

Nothing wrong with it, except maybe the price.....................but then BMW set their own
standards and pricing.  :deal:
 

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #90 on: November 16, 2012, 01:22:32 pm »
I also thought that this scoot was very thirsty ,almost the same consumption as my adventure. Went to visit my parents in Alberton on Saturday and realised that it is heavy on fuel because I ride at 160km/h all the time.

Anyway this will change soon as I am told that my number plate is ready so from now on I will be a meek and mild law abiding citizen .

I am really enjoying this scoot and I am considering taking it for a trip to Durban just for the hell of it.

Checked wife's Kymco 500 for the first time last night and it only gets 15.9 km/l. But then most of the mileage has been me on the highway and around town.............

BTW if you decide to take that trip to Durban, give me a shout and we will go for a ride once you are here  :thumleft:
« Last Edit: November 16, 2012, 01:46:38 pm by badballie »
Cash, Gas or Ass............ no-one rides for free :-)

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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #91 on: November 16, 2012, 01:41:26 pm »
I like them a lot.  :thumleft:

But @#$% it is a lot of money for a scooter.


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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #92 on: November 16, 2012, 01:47:47 pm »
There are a lot of options available in the 2nd hand market on maxi-scooters at the moment and for not to much moola
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Re: BMW 650 GT Scooter
« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2012, 03:55:44 pm »
Trust BMW to make a "Scooter" with a twist. I just love the way the majority of MC manu's put that special twist on everything they do. Like the supercar guys. Its awesome.

And what may this "twist" be if I may ask?