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Offline threeper

2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« on: May 29, 2020, 05:10:01 pm »
If the pricing and mileage were similar and thus not a real factor, which one would you buy?
i ride every day.
 

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Re: 2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2020, 05:15:00 pm »
I wouldn't think twice going for the in-line six
 

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Re: 2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2020, 05:43:11 pm »
The RT can do it all, but that GT  :drif: Why is there a question again ?
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Re: 2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2020, 06:05:31 pm »
Since getting the RT,I never really ride the GS anymore. which is a shame coz i just spent nearly a hundred and plenty having Mike Botha in Pretoria make her basically brand new again. that work sheet is literally pages long. i left it there for several weeks and asked him to go thru it front to back and replace anything he wasnt happy with.
it is like night and day, i just cant describe it but i still know im going to ride the RT more. the RT is a 2010 with 60k (full dealer history)
so now im contemplating trading both in on a 2018 RT or maybe a 2014 k1600gt with 30k
 

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Re: 2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2020, 06:12:11 pm »
The GT is a great bike and that sound  :eek7: but meant for auto bahns. For SA roads the RT does just fine.
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Re: 2016/8 R1200RT or K1600GT
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2020, 06:17:24 pm »
The GT is a great bike and that sound  :eek7: but meant for auto bahns. For SA roads the RT does just fine.

very valid point