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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #60 on: August 14, 2013, 01:22:01 pm »
Thanks Ant van. I am going to wait for the ktm. This will give me time to start buying all the kit that goes with it. That is challenge on its own. Especially if have a big stomach and big feet!!!!
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #61 on: August 15, 2013, 11:43:58 pm »
saw this article in Beeld - BMW R12k cheaper than the KTM? Is that priced BMW actually available? Would be R141k according to what I paid.....

 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #62 on: August 16, 2013, 04:29:13 am »
The bikes were judged based on how they compared to their own previous models!! :eek7:,  well then of course BMW would win, the previous models have been aircooled for a 110 years.

If you read the Beeld article this is not true. The BM was compared with the KTM.

Surely the expert opinions of the journos testing the bikes cannot be wrong? In another topic the fact that some journos reported a head shake or tank slapper was accepted as gospel! Seems as if opinions change to suit the situation!

I agree with the Beeld article, you cannot go against 30 years of development. Fact of the matter is the new 1200 LC is Bike of the Year!!! Eat that BMW haters :imaposer:
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #63 on: August 16, 2013, 06:41:08 am »
Total BS
Bmw price is closer to R170k
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #64 on: August 16, 2013, 07:38:24 am »
This test was done on TAR road, and the BMW won by a hair's breadth.

If, as it should have been done with D/S bikes, these bikes have been taken to proper dirt testing as well, the KTM would have emerged a clear winner.

Everything in this "test" , including BMW's pricing, reeks of bull.
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #65 on: August 16, 2013, 07:54:25 am »

"Dit lyk of mens doodeenvoudig nie kan stry teen 30 jaar se evolusie nie" :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:


Evolusie wat BMW volsirkel terug geneem het na teerpad fietse toe. :eek7:
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #66 on: August 16, 2013, 08:06:36 am »

 :sip:  nerens het hulle gese dat dit D/S Bike of the Year was nie... :deal:  :pot:

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #67 on: August 16, 2013, 12:13:44 pm »
The bikes were judged based on how they compared to their own previous models!! :eek7:,  well then of course BMW would win, the previous models have been aircooled for a 110 years.

If you read the Beeld article this is not true. The BM was compared with the KTM.

Surely the expert opinions of the journos testing the bikes cannot be wrong? In another topic the fact that some journos reported a head shake or tank slapper was accepted as gospel! Seems as if opinions change to suit the situation!

I agree with the Beeld article, you cannot go against 30 years of development. Fact of the matter is the new 1200 LC is Bike of the Year!!! Eat that BMW haters :imaposer:

What they didn't say was which journos were there...
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #68 on: August 16, 2013, 12:35:30 pm »

 :sip:  nerens het hulle gese dat dit D/S Bike of the Year was nie... :deal:  :pot:

Prys is: 169,000.00 ZAR

En KTM se prys R154 000???????????????????
If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......
 

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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #69 on: August 16, 2013, 02:28:24 pm »
Yawn fucking yawn :P
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Re: 2013 BMW R1200GS South African bike of the year
« Reply #70 on: August 16, 2013, 03:34:23 pm »
BMW won't ever lose in this country. xyz can bring out the best bike that will ever be made. BMW will still win. Money talks.