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Re: Went to look at a USED BMW S1000XR, bought a NEW Tiger 1200 XRT
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2019, 04:04:57 PM »
 :400: to the family Jannerman :152: Great choice  :305:

 And we share the same birthday !! :001:  :031:
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Re: Went to look at a USED BMW S1000XR, bought a NEW Tiger 1200 XRT
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2019, 04:46:00 PM »
*Originally Posted by jannerman [+]
My impression of shaft drive was likely coloured by my mates 1979 Honda CX500 (plastic maggot, remember them?) probably more by association rather than experience of that horrid thing :004:
Hey, I liked both of mine (CX500 Deluxe and GL500i). Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...  I'm just now thinking about buying another one.   :001:
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Re: Went to look at a USED BMW S1000XR, bought a NEW Tiger 1200 XRT
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2019, 07:52:35 PM »
*Originally Posted by CaptainTrips [+]
Hey, I liked both of mine (CX500 Deluxe and GL500i). Beauty is in the eye of the beholder...  I'm just now thinking about buying another one.   :001:

 :430: Sorry, no offence intended.
I worked in bike shop in the 70’s, when the CX came out we sold shedloads of them, the very first one was only out for a week before it dropped a valve, massive warranty claim (not much chance of the manufacturer just handing over a replacement in those days) Honda UK weren’t impressed! Then loadsa problems with the cam chain tensioner on the early ones too, if I remember correctly. You gotta realise that me and the rest my mates rode Yamaha/Suzuki bluesmokes at the time, we really thought Paul had lost the plot when he bought one. He ended up being the but of everyone’s jokes, poor lad. To be fair, he loved it to bits tho, I can just imagine him riding a GS these days!  :005:

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Re: Went to look at a USED BMW S1000XR, bought a NEW Tiger 1200 XRT
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2019, 08:03:04 PM »
*Originally Posted by Tiger T.O. [+]
:400: to the family Jannerman :152: Great choice  :305:

 And we share the same birthday !! :001:  :031:

Great choice of birthday mate :031: hope you enjoy your presents as much as I intend to enjoy mine :001:

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Re: Went to look at a USED BMW S1000XR, bought a NEW Tiger 1200 XRT
« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2019, 04:40:51 AM »
I traded in my S1000XR for a 2018 Tiger and have not looked back.  Congrats on the purchase.

 


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