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Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« on: November 14, 2012, 09:29:41 am »
 :imaposer: 2SD, got you  :deal:

Hope no-one thought I was serious, but there are similarities...

- Both have weaknesses a large percentage of owners deny
- Both have a large percentage of owners who think their vehicles are better than others
- Both have a large percentage of owners who think they are better than others
- Both have owners who will greet other GSA/Cruisers on the road but not other DS bikes/4x4's
- Both have a large percentage of owners who are good guys, who will ride with anyone and help anyone on a bike if need be
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 09:33:13 am »
You just described every brand out there.
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 09:35:19 am »
You just described every brand out there.


Never, some are rather like Land Rovers  :pot:
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2012, 10:10:43 am »
 ???
Garfield I worry about you bru.. You OWN one yourself and yet you continue to  :pot:.. Are you a Massochist by any chance?  :imaposer:

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2012, 11:02:35 am »
???
Garfield I worry about you bru.. You OWN one yourself and yet you continue to  :pot:.. Are you a Massochist by any chance?  :imaposer:

Alan

Lots of people worry about me, the bank manager probably most of all  :imaposer:

Was just bored this morning, this was a feeble attempt at  :pot: I know.

Just for the record, I really like and enjoy my GSA  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2012, 11:09:40 am »
 :laughing4:
I will agree. I do enjoy mine as well..  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2012, 11:12:29 am »
The main difference is...

The Land Cruiser owners are right  >:D
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2012, 11:30:35 am »
Now you've got me disconfabulated. I absolutely love my old 1994 80 series Cruiser dieseldonkie. Consider it the pinnacle of automotive achievement.  But you wouldn't see me in or on a BMW.  Old family dictum: "Net armes van gees ry met BMWs".

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2012, 11:37:46 am »
The main difference is...

The Land Cruiser owners are right  >:D

Proves a number of my points...

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2012, 11:42:26 am »
Every brand out there carries this tag.
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2012, 12:25:30 pm »

I ride a lightweight KTM, but I do think the 1150GSA has a majestic presence.

However, you need lotsa muscles to get upright again in the event of a fall.
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2012, 12:27:25 pm »
Cruiser 200 VX maybe, but series 70 i dont know.
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2012, 02:03:50 pm »
Cruiser 200 VX maybe, but series 70 i dont know.

No, no, no!  200 series is a "Korean Cruiser"!  Similar in GS1200 parlance would be BMW bringing out an in-line watercooled twin with two plastic pods sticking out the sides... 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2012, 03:49:21 pm »
Mmmmm. I ride a 1200GSA and I drive a LC.
Yeah....... You right!!!!!!
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2012, 03:57:19 pm »
Mmmmm. I ride a 1200GSA and I drive a LC.
Yeah....... You right!!!!!!

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2012, 04:17:43 pm »

I ride a lightweight KTM, but I do think the 1150GSA has a majestic presence.

However, you need lotsa muscles to get upright again in the event of a fall.
I think the 1150 GSA would rather be the LC of DS bikes.
Heavy and tough. Same as the LC.
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2012, 05:34:41 pm »
Both exceptional going up sand dunes?  Both best in heavy off roading..
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2012, 06:06:12 pm »
 :imaposer: :imaposer:, ja Garfield you got me! I was racking up the points of dissimilarity......... :ricky:
 

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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2012, 07:08:09 am »
So then the F800GS would be the PRADO then? And the XR650L the GWM/Mahindra Scorpio?   :imaposer:
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Re: Why the 1200GSA can be seen as the "Landcruiser" of DS bikes...
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2012, 07:12:25 am »
My 1200 GSA gives as much crap as my 1964 Land Rover.  My 1150 (years ago), that could maybe be compared to a LC.