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    apriliaforum expert lospsi's Avatar
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    My new bike

    Hi guys,
    after a few Aprilia, I jumped ship and got a 2015 BMW S1000R. It really is a nice bike! Just posting to keep hanging in this wonderful forum!
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    Looks fun
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    Gorgeous bike!

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    looks like they took a page from the styling cues of the touno, which model is that, S1000R?
    I'd rather be on my bike thinking about god than be in church thinking about my bike 8)

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    I have a feeling that may not be the last we hear of you. I switch between a S1K and an ape but I always come back lol

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    Bike looks hot, I like the color!

    That exhaust collector is huge though...

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    Yeah that cat is hurting my eyes.

    Quote Originally Posted by dasrider View Post
    Bike looks hot, I like the color!

    That exhaust collector is huge though...

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    I know, mine too...
    Trying to boost my bank account so I can get rid of that boiler

    Thanks for the nice comments, the bike is a blast

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    She's a beaut...but does this mean you're going to be a typical BMW driver now?!
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    A very fun bike, probably one of the comfiest sport nakeds I've been on. The peg and handlebar ergo's feel like a true standard to me, but with sport bike performance. Super manageable and smooth power delivery. And heated grips in 45 degrees didn't hurt!

    Definitely not an evil character like the Tuono!

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    I kinda started to like again the smoothness of an inline four engine after owning a GSXR1000K7 for a few months. So, when I got a good deal for the BMW I went for it. It sure is a invredible bike, smooth but also powerful when you like it, great electronic package (though the e Gas feels a bit strange some times), excellent brakes and good suspension for road use. But it's not the comfiest of the power naked bikes. KTM SD1290 and Yamaha MT10 have a more spacious riding position for tall riders.

    Typical BMW rider eh? Nahhh....These guys ride R1200GS

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    Just a heads up, for those who are interested...
    Still very happy with the bike, powerful yet smooth engine! Did some small upgrades, decat system with PCV, black side panels and a new custom made seat (not shown here) to add a few cm of height to it.
    Only problem is poor suspension, good for road use but if you want to push a little, it shows that the bike starts to feel plush. It doesn't help that Im 115kg or that the adjustments on forks and rear shock are limited...
    I'm trying to avoid going in expensive routes (cartridges and rear shock) but it seems that I don't have any other options.
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