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My 1200GSW!
« on: June 03, 2013, 02:55:32 pm »
Well, not yet actually. I'm debating whether I should sell my 1200GS and get a new LC! My heart says yes and the wife says NO!  :lamer:

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2013, 03:18:23 pm »
I traded my 2011 1200 GS for the new LC model. I got a good trade inn for my old bike. Still needs to get used to the new bike, but I really like the electronics! The fact that you can switch modes on the fly, and the bike does all the required adjustments is a real advantage for me!
 

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2013, 05:00:53 pm »
Obviously a huge advantage if you can trade your bike!
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2013, 03:01:34 pm »
Obviously a huge advantage if you can trade your bike!
Why? Do some guys battle to get a trade-in? Or do u mean to get a good trade-in value.
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2013, 03:13:30 pm »
Well, not yet actually. I'm debating whether I should sell my 1200GS and get a new LC! My heart says yes and the wife says NO!  :lamer:



The wife always wins  ;D
 

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2013, 03:22:46 pm »
Well, not yet actually. I'm debating whether I should sell my 1200GS and get a new LC! My heart says yes and the wife says NO!  :lamer:



The wife always wins  ;D

Not this time if I can help it!   :lol8:
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2013, 09:20:47 am »
Obviously a huge advantage if you can trade your bike!
Why? Do some guys battle to get a trade-in? Or do u mean to get a good trade-in value.

First you get a good trade value and second, it is just less hassles
BMW does not have an issue with trade-ins, unlike most other manufacturers
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2013, 12:25:48 pm »
Obviously a huge advantage if you can trade your bike!
Why? Do some guys battle to get a trade-in? Or do u mean to get a good trade-in value.

First you get a good trade value and second, it is just less hassles
BMW does not have an issue with trade-ins, unlike most other manufacturers

No hassles whatsoever. The advantage of buying a premium brand bike! :biggrin:
 

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2013, 09:19:56 am »
I took my new toy out for it's first proper trip yesterday, did about 200 Km's, with some dirt and sandy roads included. I can just say I am totally amazed about the stability of the bike on gravel, and fairly sandy loose roads.

It is just so much more stable than the previous model!
 

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2013, 02:48:06 pm »
I took my new toy out for it's first proper trip yesterday, did about 200 Km's, with some dirt and sandy roads included. I can just say I am totally amazed about the stability of the bike on gravel, and fairly sandy loose roads.

It is just so much more stable than the previous model!
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2013, 03:55:48 pm »
I've tested it. It sucks beeeg time. It developed head shake and tried to kill me the whole trip. Also, when I got back the rear brakes were completely shot. I also noticed that the clutch was not good. The throttle is way too sensitive. This is overall a crap bike. If you have a white one with cruise control you should get rid of it immediately. you can dump it my house and I will get rid of it for you.
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2013, 01:28:18 pm »
I've tested it. It sucks beeeg time. It developed head shake and tried to kill me the whole trip. Also, when I got back the rear brakes were completely shot. I also noticed that the clutch was not good. The throttle is way too sensitive. This is overall a crap bike. If you have a white one with cruise control you should get rid of it immediately. you can dump it my house and I will get rid of it for you.

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2013, 04:44:04 pm »
I've tested it. It sucks beeeg time. It developed head shake and tried to kill me the whole trip. Also, when I got back the rear brakes were completely shot. I also noticed that the clutch was not good. The throttle is way too sensitive. This is overall a crap bike. If you have a white one with cruise control you should get rid of it immediately. you can dump it my house and I will get rid of it for you.

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2013, 12:11:48 pm »
How to test the new LC.  Go into your local dealer and ............................... 

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2013, 09:26:17 am »
 :laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4: Ai ou Roger by Bavaria sal hom seker bekark met sy demo..... ;D ;D ;D
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #15 on: June 11, 2013, 11:59:17 am »
Traded my 2010 GSA on a new LC and the 1000 km was a jol , luv it :biggrin: :biggrin:
Will test it more this weekend in Swaziland !!!
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #16 on: June 11, 2013, 12:03:53 pm »
Traded my 2010 GSA on a new LC and the 1000 km was a jol , luv it :biggrin: :biggrin:
Will test it more this weekend in Swaziland !!!

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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #17 on: June 15, 2013, 11:39:36 pm »
Eish. The wife said I can have the new 1200GSW if I buy her the new A-Class? I think I'm being manipulated..  :o :biggrin:
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2013, 07:09:03 am »
Eish. The wife said I can have the new 1200GSW if I buy her the new A-Class? I think I'm being manipulated..  :o :biggrin:

He he are you only discovering that this is a perennial fact in homes? :lol8:
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Re: My 1200GSW!
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2013, 10:48:49 am »
Eish. The wife said I can have the new 1200GSW if I buy her the new A-Class? I think I'm being manipulated..  :o :biggrin:

Tell her the new B-Class has more room, etc. and then buy her a 2012 model (same spec as the 2013 models, only the service plan is different). You can get a 2012 model with low km on for R320k with lots of extras.

That's what I did