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1190 - What stood out for me..
« on: January 07, 2020, 04:25:47 pm »
Fnokket mense, maar die 1190 is swaar!

As most "bikers", I also have  this itch from time to time to "upgrade" my bike .
So, when the opportunity came around to test a 1190R, I obviously made use of it.
It is a really nice bike, revs like a super bike and is really fast.
However, I will not be able to take this bike into the "woods" where I use to enjoy my older 1200GS and now HP2. I nearly dropped it while getting on it at the start when the weight surprised me..
It feels much heavier than the older 1200GS'e - must be with the weight sitting so high up (V-twin vs vertical boxer)

Starting the new year, I am wondering - am I getting weaker or the bikes heavier?
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2020, 04:28:39 pm »
Weaker.
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2020, 05:15:35 pm »
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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2020, 05:18:41 pm »
It is because you take it out of it's natural habitat. :pot:
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2020, 07:53:29 pm »
Vertical Boxer???  :patch:
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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2020, 07:54:15 pm »
As jy n 1190 nie kan ry nie, is jou balls te klein  :imaposer: :imaposer:  :biggrin:
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2020, 10:28:46 pm »
Vertical Boxer???  :patch:
:-[ meant horizontal.... ;)
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2020, 10:29:50 pm »
Was dalk maar net jou af dagJaco....
Die 1190 is nie ń klein fiets nie, maar hanteer aansienlik makliker as ń GS as dinge rof raak. Saalhoogte kan mens dalk omkant vang as jy nie gewoond is nie?
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« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2020, 10:33:04 pm »
As jy n 1190 nie kan ry nie, is jou balls te klein  :imaposer: :imaposer:  :biggrin:
Ek stem. :biggrin: seker van die laaste jare se offroad ry op plastic fietse. KTM 300 se plank as sitplek kneus n man seker maar ooral..
 

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« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2020, 11:10:49 pm »
As jy n 1190 nie kan ry nie, is jou balls te klein  :imaposer: :imaposer:  :biggrin:
Ek stem. :biggrin: seker van die laaste jare se offroad ry op plastic fietse. KTM 300 se plank as sitplek kneus n man seker maar ooral..

Weet jy nie dat jy n 300 ry sonder saal vir die eerste 6 maande, daarna sit jy die saal terug en dit voel soos n Gomma-Gomma. :ricky:
 

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« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2020, 11:14:28 pm »
Ek het eendag n R6 by workshop gaan haal namens n pel, net om uit te vind die seat le by sy huis. Ek daai bike sonder n seat gery met my eiers op die battery  >:D
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2020, 11:19:36 pm »
Ek het eendag n R6 by workshop gaan haal namens n pel, net om uit te vind die seat le by sy huis. Ek daai bike sonder n seat gery met my eiers op die battery  >:D

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« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2020, 11:20:12 pm »
Ek het eendag n R6 by workshop gaan haal namens n pel, net om uit te vind die seat le by sy huis. Ek daai bike sonder n seat gery met my eiers op die battery  >:D

Toe voel jou eiers soos n rectumfrier.
 

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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2020, 05:03:00 am »
Hard boiled eggs  :imaposer:
Eat life!
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2020, 04:14:56 pm »
I could swear, all my bikes are getting heavier every year  :biggrin:
 

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« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2020, 07:58:17 pm »
I could swear, all my bikes are getting heavier every year  :biggrin:

You too? :thumleft:
 

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Re: 1190 - What stood out for me..
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2020, 08:36:22 pm »
Ek het eendag n R6 by workshop gaan haal namens n pel, net om uit te vind die seat le by sy huis. Ek daai bike sonder n seat gery met my eiers op die battery  >:D

Toe voel jou eiers soos n rectumfrier.

Ek en 'n pÍl kom daar in 2010 van Kagga Kamma af.  Ek op my DL1000 en hy op sy 25 jaar oue Yamaha FJ1200.  Net so aan die onderkant van die Katbakkies Pas, basies waar die teerpad begin, bedank die Yamaha se alternator/rectifier/regular/watookaldiefokkendingsebatterylaai.  Dis nog so handvol kilos  Op die Berg toe, maar dis Sondag, so wat gaan Op die Berg help?

On ruil toe batterye.  DL se battery in die Yamie.  Geen probleem.  Yamie se battery in die DL, net een klein probleempie.  Die saal kan nie opgaan nie.  Toe strap ons maar die saal aan die topbox vas en laat waai.  Ek wil nie te veel in die detail ingaan van 'n man se sagte dele wat heeltemal te naby aan daai battery en die DL se rectifier/regulartor is nie.  Danie, jy maak uit van die goete, maar weet jy hoe warm raak so R/R? 

Net toe ek dag my eiers is gaar en my hol verkool, toe sukkel die DL se battery in die Yamie, so ons ruil toe terug.  So wissel-wissel tot in Stellenbosch gery.

I could swear, all my bikes are getting heavier every year  :biggrin:

Only heavier?  Mine is getting higher as well! 

Fnokket mense, maar die 1190 is swaar!

As most "bikers", I also have  this itch from time to time to "upgrade" my bike .
So, when the opportunity came around to test a 1190R, I obviously made use of it.
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It feels much heavier than the older 1200GS'e - must be with the weight sitting so high up (V-twin vs vertical boxer)

Starting the new year, I am wondering - am I getting weaker or the bikes heavier?

The older, air cooled GS' are lighter than most people realise.

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« Last Edit: January 08, 2020, 08:47:51 pm by TheBear »
#33 #BRADICAL!
 

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« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2020, 09:48:27 pm »
Orange is a heavy colour.
 

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« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2020, 10:21:56 pm »
Orange is a heavy colour.

Ja en BMW is in die feather weight class  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2020, 10:27:26 pm »
Orange is a heavy colour.

Ja en BMW is in die feather weight class  :thumleft:

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