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bmw, boxer, motorcycle reviews, R1200R -

The new BMW R1200R liquid-cooled naked just added some pepper to the old recipe. This one has the looks and the performance.  The new BMW R1200R is loaded with so much tech, I'm wondering had the moon landing used so much? I'm glad to report that unlike past experiences with tech - this bucketload simple works, and it works brilliantly. A Rip-snorting power-plant that is smooth and grunty from the bottom end, and unlike ye-old boxer, this one rips to the redline. On paper, the figures may not be that impressive, but the power is everywhere, and I can't quite recall being on a...

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bmw, boxer, motorcycle reviews, R NINE T, r1200, XL1200CX -

An owner's comical long term review of living with the BMW R Nine T.

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bmw, boxer, flat twin, Harley Davidson, R NINE T, Sportster, sportster roadster, vtwin, XL1200CX -

Some may argue that this is a bizarre comparison, but these machines are similar in as many ways as they differ. Both come from two of the most authentic brands steeped in legacy with both cracking the 100-year vintage with HD slightly edging BMW by a few years. Both bikes are air-cooled, twin-cylinder engines boasting approx. Each run 1200cc engines that have had plenty of years running their respective unit. RRP for these bikes is quite close. Here in Australia The top-spec BMW R Nine T is around $1000 more than the HD, while the ‘pure’ model can be had...

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