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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #101 on: November 07, 2007, 09:42:58 am »
this is the bike that gets the rondel into my garage i reckon.

Is the seat height of 880 mm confirmed?

price?
dates?

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #102 on: November 07, 2007, 09:45:31 am »
The F800GS will be 178 kgs dry, 207kgs wet, seat hight is optional (on order) 880mm or 827mm.

Released in March 2008.

No price as yet.
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #104 on: November 07, 2007, 12:31:42 pm »
Found this pic of the "road going" version. Has a detuned version of the 800 twin putting put 53kW.
http://www.wheels24.co.za/Wheels24/BikesQuads/BikingNews/0,,1369-1962-1964_2216410,00.html

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #105 on: November 07, 2007, 12:51:09 pm »
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8059329140981037752&q=F800GS&total=3&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0

That bike could be the best GS ever...

About 2 minutes into that video is a table-top ramp which the guy rides over at jogging speed.
I would have loved to see him jump it

Frankly this video is not that inspiring. It's so slow it completely failed to impress me
 

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #106 on: November 07, 2007, 01:05:44 pm »
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8059329140981037752&q=F800GS&total=3&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0

That bike could be the best GS ever...

About 2 minutes into that video is a table-top ramp which the guy rides over at jogging speed.
I would have loved to see him jump it

Frankly this video is not that inspiring. It's so slow it completely failed to impress me

I would also have liked to see (even a little) jump, a huuuuge powerslide and a wheelie...

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #107 on: November 07, 2007, 02:41:24 pm »
Specs: (I don't know if those figures are accurate.)

F800GS:
- 178 Kg dry weight / 207 kg fully juiced up (sounds a lot...)
- 85 hp at 7500 rpm
- 8,3 daN.m at 5 750 rpm
- Top speed: over 200km/h
- Seat height: 880/850 mm

F650GS:
- 170 Kg dry weight / 199 kg fully juiced up
- 71 hp at 7000 rpm
- 165 km/h top speed (eish)
- Seat height: 820 / 790 mm











 

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #108 on: November 07, 2007, 03:10:05 pm »
No comments on the new look 1200??
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #109 on: November 07, 2007, 03:11:23 pm »
Not many bikes that I look at and say I like right off the mark. In fact there are now two, 1st was my XJR1300 and now this... Wow it really is a fantatic looking bike...  I was tempted with a Dakar but this is just awesome  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #110 on: November 07, 2007, 03:18:16 pm »

All I ever wanted was a Dakar (weight wise) that can do 180km/h comfortably with a KTM suspension. This is damn close, just have to see how the suspension pans out.

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #111 on: November 07, 2007, 03:28:15 pm »

All I ever wanted was a Dakar (weight wise) that can do 180km/h comfortably with a KTM suspension. This is damn close, just have to see how the suspension pans out.

Motorrad said they've improved all GSs' suspensions. Don't expect anything great on the new F650GS, it's a road bike.
But it seems that the 12GS has new suspensions, full of electronics such as the ones found on the K series.
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #112 on: November 07, 2007, 04:07:00 pm »
I really hope the front suspension on the 800GS is adjustable - but it seems theat BM might be cutting corners - it seems to have a cable operated clutch (in these days, WTF), no handguards, and a dodgy looking bash plate.
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #113 on: November 07, 2007, 04:14:15 pm »
I really hope the front suspension on the 800GS is adjustable - but it seems theat BM might be cutting corners - it seems to have a cable operated clutch (in these days, WTF), no handguards, and a dodgy looking bash plate.

LGF - I can understand that cable clutch is old school, but you must have a feel at the bash how my cable operated 1100 clutch feels.

For some reason I like that more than hydrolic - it might have something to do with the fact that I had troubles with my FJ's hydrolic clutch though.

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #114 on: November 07, 2007, 06:48:15 pm »
One thing that bugs me a bit is the height of the panniers.

The top seems to be above the the height of the seat. Effectively that will imply that anything (long) tied across the back seat will effectively rest on the panniers.  ;)

Also if the missus is a bit pear shaped, she would fit snuggly in between those panniers.  8)
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #115 on: November 07, 2007, 07:00:20 pm »
One thing that bugs me a bit is the height of the panniers.

The top seems to be above the the height of the seat. Effectively that will imply that anything (long) tied across the back seat will effectively rest on the panniers.  ;)

Also if the missus is a bit pear shaped, she would fit snuggly in between those panniers.  8)

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #116 on: November 08, 2007, 12:46:37 pm »
Some more F800GS facts from Motorrad:

Engine: Water-cooled, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts, dry sump lubrication
Capacity: 798 cc
Rated output: 63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm (optional 91 RON version: 61 kW (83 hp) at 7,500 rpm)
Max. torque: 83 Nm at 5,750 rpm (optional 91 RON version: 81 Nm at 5,750 rpm)
Emission control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3
Tyre, front / rear: 90/90 - 21 54V / 150/70 - 17 69V
Wheelbase: 1,578 mm
Brake, front: Twin disc, floating brake discs, diameter 300 mm, double-piston floating calipers
Brake, rear: Single disc, diameter 265 mm, single-piston floating caliper
ABS: Optional extra: BMW Motorrad ABS (can be switched off)
Seat height: 880 mm (low seat: 850 mm)
Inner leg curve: 1,940 mm (low seat: 1,900 mm)
Dry weight 1): 178 kg
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 2): 207 kg
Usable tank volume : 16,0 l
 

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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #117 on: November 08, 2007, 12:54:56 pm »

Seat height: 880 mm (low seat: 850 mm)


Current Dakar is listed at 870mm. I might just make it with my kortgat, even if it means a lean angle when stationary. :rolleyes:

Or just go with the lower seat.
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Re: GS 800 Pics (Official pics)
« Reply #118 on: November 08, 2007, 08:23:20 pm »
Hallo Leo  ;D

Hey Zonk, gaan dit nog goed? Long time no see or hear!

Wanna vat jy die groot voel oorie water?

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