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Offline BennNevis

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2015, 06:54:22 pm »
Sound is so important on a bike, so by fitting an ackrapovič with the quick shifter, still the senses
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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #21 on: June 21, 2015, 08:08:28 pm »
I bow to your superior knowledge guys. Having tested them properly you would know better. I was lead to believe that the difference in the suspensions is negligable. I might go for the GSA if this one doesnt do the trick. Lucky we dont have to send money to our old bikes when we get a new one. They also dont get jealous when you test ride a new one :ricky:

After putting more than 7000km's on my LC GSA during the past 4 months the answer is a resounding yes...However, it becomes REALLY, REALLY worth it when you gooi in a quickshifter and Akrapovic pipe as well - best all-round motorcycle that I've ever owned!

I am just curious. Why the pipe....it is pure ignorance from my side. Is just the sound? I am in very much doubt if one can feel the power deference in the normal riding. If it is the sound, it is the sound, if you are willing to pay for that. Like mags on a car, you would not find my car without them, for no particular reason.

I'm not too fazed with the performance enhancement (if any), but it looks a whole lot better than the OEM can and it really is worth it to be able to listen to that sound!
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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #22 on: June 22, 2015, 07:58:58 pm »
Good.
 

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2015, 01:48:54 pm »
Good.

There is now the Trophy Version 1200 GS LC at R 165k.  Which is a "spec'd" down version of the normal LC.

I am wondering if it is worth it?

No LED lights, No Enduro or Enduro Pro modes etc.

Any comments?
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Offline windswept

Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2015, 02:46:37 pm »
dpmza, I am also interested in this model. No ESA as well.
 

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2015, 02:52:34 pm »
dpmza, I am also interested in this model. No ESA as well.

Yep, no ESA but that I can live without

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #26 on: July 13, 2015, 07:27:16 pm »
Good.

There is now the Trophy Version 1200 GS LC at R 165k.  Which is a "spec'd" down version of the normal LC.

I am wondering if it is worth it?

No LED lights, No Enduro or Enduro Pro modes etc.

Any comments?

Although I love my new GSA  LC  with all the farkels , I did most of my off Road riding with a 2006 Gs. It only had ABS ( you switch that off in any event) and heated Grips.

The suspension was adjusted manually.

I , coped with that.

Without traction control you should just be a bit more carefull , the LC  has a bit more oemph !!
 

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #27 on: July 21, 2015, 09:13:36 pm »
Good.

There is now the Trophy Version 1200 GS LC at R 165k.  Which is a "spec'd" down version of the normal LC.

I am wondering if it is worth it?

No LED lights, No Enduro or Enduro Pro modes etc.



Any comments?

Although I love my new GSA  LC  with all the farkels , I did most of my off Road riding with a 2006 Gs. It only had ABS ( you switch that off in any event) and heated Grips.

The suspension was adjusted manually.

I , coped with that.

Without traction control you should just be a bit more carefull , the LC  has a bit more oemph !!

Traded my 2011 GSA for a demo 2015 GS, being able to plant my feet on the tar and the less top heavy feeling swayed me to the GS.  Only done 30km so far but I am waiting anxiously for some riding time.
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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #28 on: July 22, 2015, 07:16:47 am »
Traded my 2011 GSA for a demo 2015 GS, being able to plant my feet on the tar and the less top heavy feeling swayed me to the GS.  Only done 30km so far but I am waiting anxiously for some riding time.

That GS will feel like a 800 , if you compare it to your GSA .... Congrats and enjoy !!
 

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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #29 on: July 22, 2015, 08:58:56 am »
Traded my 2011 GSA for a demo 2015 GS, being able to plant my feet on the tar and the less top heavy feeling swayed me to the GS.  Only done 30km so far but I am waiting anxiously for some riding time.

That GS will feel like a 800 , if you compare it to your GSA .... Congrats and enjoy !!

LOL, it feels like an 800 on steroids
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Re: Is the bmw 1200 GS ADVENTURE LC really worth it?
« Reply #30 on: July 22, 2015, 06:35:47 pm »
Traded my 2011 GSA for a demo 2015 GS, being able to plant my feet on the tar and the less top heavy feeling swayed me to the GS.  Only done 30km so far but I am waiting anxiously for some riding time.

That GS will feel like a 800 , if you compare it to your GSA .... Congrats and enjoy !!

LOL, it feels like an 800 on steroids

When I said 800 ...... I meant weight ..... Not power.  :thumleft: