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Old 07-21-2012, 06:28 PM
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After reading this thread I couldn't help but to feel the urge to test the K1600; wife and I headed out to the dealership yesterday and gave it a try. We rode the GTL.

What an amazing machine!

The bike looks intimidatingly gigantic with full fairing and three cases, but turns out to be very easy to maneuver. Its low center of gravity seems to help with the ease of pushing the bike around with my legs; I can feel the heft of the bike, but it's very manageable. When it gets going, the bike practically glides through the pavement. It's very difficult to describe the feeling, it's almost like we are "riding" a car.

After the test ride, as we head home on my R1200, the joy I had been getting out of riding my R seemed to have just evaporated. Terrible, we shouldn't have gone to the dealership in the first place. Now I can't shake the GTL out of my head!
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