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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #60 on: July 22, 2016, 06:34:58 am »
C'mon guys no need to fight...there's a bike out there for everyone....this one just happens to be perfect for this guy for example.. :biggrin:

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #61 on: July 22, 2016, 06:45:04 am »
C'mon guys no need to fight...there's a bike out there for everyone....this one just happens to be perfect for this guy for example.. :biggrin:

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #62 on: July 22, 2016, 06:48:10 am »
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #63 on: July 22, 2016, 07:38:45 am »
The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.

That scrambler is a beaut although I have seen better looking scrambler mods on the standard r9t. Spokes wheels would have finished off the lines for sure.
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #64 on: July 22, 2016, 07:46:47 am »
The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.

That scrambler is a beaut although I have seen better looking scrambler mods on the standard r9t. Spokes wheels would have finished off the lines for sure.


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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #65 on: July 22, 2016, 08:06:59 am »
Anybody know what the pricing of this look like?
It really looks cheap, following the r9t.
To me it looks like a parts bin bike.
If I wanted this sort of bike I would rather get a decent 2nd hand r9t.

Suzuki made a brilliant parts bin bike, they had plenty of new gsxr1100 pre sling motors around, so they bored it out to 1200, slapped it into a steel frame. They called it a bandit 1200 and it became a cult stunt bike at a cheap price.


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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #66 on: July 22, 2016, 08:21:27 am »
It appears as if spoked wheels may be an option. Looking at few official BMW sites the bike in all the pictures has spoked wheels.

I like it. Would be a awesome "Sunday" bike
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #67 on: July 22, 2016, 08:47:45 am »
Yes, this thing can't be expensive! Good for the budget commuter..
 

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #68 on: July 22, 2016, 08:52:53 am »
Classic looks without the pain of riding and maintaining 40-50 year old bike. What's not to like?
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #69 on: July 22, 2016, 08:53:41 am »
Classic looks without the pain of riding and maintaining 40-50 year old bike. What's not to like?

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #70 on: July 22, 2016, 09:08:37 am »

The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.


Now you got me going. YOU are talking shit. "Cute" - fuck off. Motor "unreliable" - FUCK OFF! Another ignorant bigot.
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #71 on: July 22, 2016, 09:09:20 am »
What's in a name? That which we call a leopard can an aardvark be, should you wish it so.

However.....there was once a form of motorcycle racing over an unpaved circuit of hills and dips, dirt grass and sand. It was called scrambling, and the motorcycles used were of a specialised type called scramblers. In time the sport became so popular in continental Europe that the French name for it, moto-cross, became universally adopted.

Then, some Americans, who were slow to adopt the name change thought that it would be a cool idea to dress up ordinary road bikes to look the part, and to call them "Street scramblers". The idea caught on and the Japanese manufacturers soon brought out adaptations of their standard models in the scrambler style.

Forward to the present day, and manufacturers decide that the niche market for retro styled roadsters can be expanded to include a restyled version, possibly with wider handlebars and  high mounted exhaust pipes. Market it as a "Scrambler" and it will sell in worthwhile numbers to the image conscious 'lifestyle' type riders, never mind the bleatings of crusty old purists who remember what real scramblers once were.

So, call a leopard an aardvark if you will, but it's still a bloody roadster!

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #72 on: July 22, 2016, 09:46:47 am »
Factory built = generic  :P :deal: Scrambler ............................fuckoff  :imaposer: ........................Cafe Racer  :deal:
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #73 on: July 22, 2016, 10:45:06 am »
What's in a name? That which we call a leopard can an aardvark be, should you wish it so.


So, call a leopard an aardvark if you will, but it's still a bloody roadster!




Exactly - also remember a leopard does not change it's spots! ... just to extend the metaphor a bit.  :laughing4:
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« Reply #74 on: July 22, 2016, 11:24:21 am »
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #75 on: July 22, 2016, 11:27:38 am »

The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.


Now you got me going. YOU are talking shit. "Cute" - fuck off. Motor "unreliable" - FUCK OFF! Another ignorant bigot.
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #76 on: July 22, 2016, 11:47:26 am »

The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.


Now you got me going. YOU are talking shit. "Cute" - fuck off. Motor "unreliable" - FUCK OFF! Another ignorant bigot.
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #77 on: July 22, 2016, 11:48:32 am »

The HP2 was a cute idea. BMW buggered it up with the motor they put in, the standard 1200 would have worked fine and would at least have been reliable.


Now you got me going. YOU are talking shit. "Cute" - fuck off. Motor "unreliable" - FUCK OFF! Another ignorant bigot.
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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #78 on: July 22, 2016, 11:51:10 am »
I was waiting for Dom to rush in here. :imaposer:

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Re: BMW R Nine T Scrambler World Launch
« Reply #79 on: July 22, 2016, 11:53:02 am »
Classic looks without the pain of riding and maintaining 40-50 year old bike. What's not to like?

This is where riders yearning for the old "feel" of biking is falling short. You can only really experience a 1950/60's scrambler by riding a 1950/60's scrambler.

No short-cuts here I'm afraid.