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Offline Dwerg

BMW R18
« on: May 28, 2019, 07:50:51 am »
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2019, 07:55:37 am »
DDD size! What a beaut!
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2019, 08:20:26 am »
Perfect for canyon carving  ;D
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2019, 08:55:23 am »
So okay, you'll either like the bike or you won't, but there's a sick irony in the commentary by the BMW design chief.

"These days it's easy to make something complicated, but very difficult to make it simple. And simple is what many buyers want."

Isn't that sad?
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2019, 09:05:02 am »
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2019, 09:22:59 am »
Ek sit solank my naam op!!! :P
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2019, 11:39:00 am »
Dis beautiful.  Arme drywer se gat gan dit ni hou ni.  :imaposer:
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2019, 02:33:16 pm »
Baie baie cool.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2019, 02:42:21 pm »
Big bore Push rod engine. Man when you rev this thing it might throw you over with the Traditional BMW Gyro effect. Beautiful though.
« Last Edit: May 28, 2019, 06:25:29 pm by Bwana »
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2019, 02:48:48 pm »
Ok so how long before the R1800GSA?  :lol8:
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2019, 03:08:21 pm »
Ek sit solank my naam op!!! :P
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Ek sou dit erstig oorweeg. :thumleft: :lol8:

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2019, 04:00:00 pm »
Ok so how long before the R1800GSA?  :lol8:

Bring it on!!!!
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2019, 04:08:29 pm »
If you want another perspective on it, here's the article I wrote for Bike EXIF from the reveal at the Concorso d'Eleganza:
http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-concept-r18

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2019, 06:19:34 pm »
If you want another perspective on it, here's the article I wrote for Bike EXIF from the reveal at the Concorso d'Eleganza:
http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-concept-r18

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2019, 08:48:18 pm »
it must be special if it brought you out of hibernation  ;D

LOL well I popped in for my annual check-in, saw the bike being discussed, and thought I'd chime in.

It is pretty special though. Seeing it in the flesh was a real treat, it's loaded with very nice touches and details.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2019, 09:36:56 pm »
it must be special if it brought you out of hibernation  ;D

LOL well I popped in for my annual check-in, saw the bike being discussed, and thought I'd chime in.

It is pretty special though. Seeing it in the flesh was a real treat, it's loaded with very nice touches and details.

@the_wes  whatcha mean "Seeing it in the flesh"?

I wouldn't be ashamed to ride that, looks so clean and minimalist.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #16 on: May 28, 2019, 09:43:20 pm »


@the_wes  whatcha mean "Seeing it in the flesh"?

I wouldn't be ashamed to ride that, looks so clean and minimalist.

I was at the Concorso d'Eleganza at Lake Como this past weekend, for the official unveiling.  :thumleft:
 
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #17 on: May 28, 2019, 09:50:14 pm »
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"It's main market would be the USA"

Of course.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2019, 07:53:47 am »
You would need $$$ to afford that.  I cannot wait to see how the production bike is 'loaded' with crap.
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2019, 08:07:43 am »
Daai fiets is piss cool, best ever BMW concept, simply stunning!
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