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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #120 on: October 10, 2020, 08:31:50 pm »
One would think that this marque would learn from their previous "cruiser' efforts.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #121 on: October 10, 2020, 09:47:43 pm »
Chill Daan , regtig man...gooi vir jou n ou ietsie   . Dis net nog n BMW wat as hy in Neutral is  jou kan wegry in n bergpas met skerp draaie ..... :pot:
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #122 on: October 10, 2020, 10:04:44 pm »
They failed with the R1200C, they will fail again.

Looks like a cheap Chinese afterthought compared with the looks and craftsmanship of Indian or HD.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #123 on: October 10, 2020, 11:44:54 pm »
Fok, nog n aambei draad....waar elke 2de poepol n opinie het

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #124 on: October 11, 2020, 06:04:12 am »
 :laughing4:


y, sin embargo, este tonto acaba de expresar una opinión en Internet
 
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #125 on: October 11, 2020, 07:38:04 am »
BO, just run google translate to see what he said in Afrikaans.
We do that with your Spanish.  :thumleft:
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #126 on: October 11, 2020, 07:47:52 am »
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y, sin embargo, este tonto acaba de expresar una opinión en Internet

 :lol8: :lol8: true true
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #127 on: October 12, 2020, 10:39:46 am »
BO, just run google translate to see what he said in Afrikaans.
We do that with your Spanish.  :thumleft:

Why, he just spews repetitive pessimistic shit on multiple threads.
Live like someone left the gate open.
 
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #128 on: October 12, 2020, 02:49:08 pm »
Chill Daan , regtig man...gooi vir jou n ou ietsie   . Dis net nog n BMW wat as hy in Neutral is  jou kan wegry in n bergpas met skerp draaie ..... :pot:

 :imaposer: en hulle is gewoonlik in neutral, met daai FD's......
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #129 on: October 12, 2020, 02:52:19 pm »
BO, just run google translate to see what he said in Afrikaans.
We do that with your Spanish.  :thumleft:

Why, he just spews repetitive pessimistic shit on multiple threads.

But to his credit, only on the repetitive pessimistic threads. :pot:

I'd be repetitively pessimistic if I pay over 200k for a bike and I have to overhaul it's clutch, and claim the same kak shock.

BO is a public campaigner, a friend of the consumer.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #130 on: October 12, 2020, 03:15:19 pm »
I for one, like it but I would not buy it........
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #131 on: December 11, 2020, 11:05:07 pm »
BO, just run google translate to see what he said in Afrikaans.
We do that with your Spanish.  :thumleft:

Why, he just spews repetitive pessimistic shit on multiple threads.

But to his credit, only on the repetitive pessimistic threads. :pot:

I'd be repetitively pessimistic if I pay over 200k for a bike and I have to overhaul it's clutch, and claim the same kak shock.

BO is a public campaigner, a friend of the consumer.

Exactly.  I don't see it as pessimism, I see it as realism.   :biggrin:

It's like buying a current Range Rover or IndoChina 790, it looks incredible, but it's a glorified piece of monkey shit that falls apart. 
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #132 on: December 12, 2020, 07:43:43 am »
BO, just run google translate to see what he said in Afrikaans.
We do that with your Spanish.  :thumleft:

Why, he just spews repetitive pessimistic shit on multiple threads.

But to his credit, only on the repetitive pessimistic threads. :pot:

I'd be repetitively pessimistic if I pay over 200k for a bike and I have to overhaul it's clutch, and claim the same kak shock.

BO is a public campaigner, a friend of the consumer.

Exactly.  I don't see it as pessimism, I see it as realism.   :biggrin:

It's like buying a current Range Rover or IndoChina 790, it looks incredible, but it's a glorified piece of monkey shit that falls apart.

Advertising is a powerful tool.
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #133 on: December 18, 2020, 11:56:18 am »
Cruisers aren't my thing, maybe when i hit 70 i will consider one, but..
I think BMW never intended this to be a volume seller, but a engineering work of art in my opinion which will be good to ride in a 100 years from now.
So i like the idea that a bike like this exists, guys who buys this probably owns a few classics, be it cars or aircraft or whatever..
So well done to BMW to have built an amazing machine  8)
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #134 on: December 18, 2020, 05:46:57 pm »
Cruisers aren't my thing either, and I'm well over 70 and still wouldn't consider one - I'll never get that old - but.......

It's good to see a manufacturer producing a machine that they must know is not going to sell in hugely profitable numbers just for the sake of it, or because they can. Whilst meanwhile another manufacturer, or their agents, dealers or importers keep eager customers waiting for 5 years to pay a premium price for the bike they so obviously want.
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #135 on: December 18, 2020, 07:50:48 pm »
Cruisers aren't my thing either, and I'm well over 70 and still wouldn't consider one - I'll never get that old - but.......

It's good to see a manufacturer producing a machine that they must know is not going to sell in hugely profitable numbers just for the sake of it, or because they can. Whilst meanwhile another manufacturer, or their agents, dealers or importers keep eager customers waiting for 5 years to pay a premium price for the bike they so obviously want.

Who would not want a Yamaha?

 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #136 on: December 18, 2020, 08:04:10 pm »
Who would not want a Yamaha?

Valentino Rossi.   :lol8:
Yoshihiro Hidaka
Lin Jarvis
Genichi Kawakami

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #137 on: December 18, 2020, 08:15:23 pm »
Why would you buy this bike... because you can !
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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #138 on: December 18, 2020, 08:31:26 pm »
Ek moet noem dat dit n wenner is ," less is more"  ry eers die baaik dan kla ons oor die seat, BMW het nog nooit n  harde seat gehad nie, hoekom nou?
As ek retire sal ek een koop...
 

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Re: BMW R18
« Reply #139 on: December 18, 2020, 08:34:24 pm »
Who would not want a Yamaha?

Valentino Rossi.   :lol8:
Yoshihiro Hidaka
Lin Jarvis
Genichi Kawakami

But they'd want a satelite Yamaha? :biggrin: