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Re: BMW F850GS teaser!
« Reply #60 on: December 10, 2018, 04:15:45 pm »
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Re: BMW F850GS teaser!
« Reply #61 on: December 10, 2018, 04:35:44 pm »
I was on the local launch of both bikes and the little 750GS spoke to me the most. Keep in mind that I dwarfed both bikes and I felt that the 850GS needed more seat height to get the pegs/seat ratio to my liking.  Maybe a flat rallye style seat would have been cool.

The reach to handlebars seem long compared to the seat/peg position. Did you feel stretched forward?
Flat rally seat wont work nicely with that camel hump thing they have going on. Funny design, I've seen this massive hump on the 1200 too.
It did seem a little weighted over the front, but it could also have been all the plastic bits.

Pity there will be no non-esa models.