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BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition
Have an interest in BMW motorcycles or just motorcycles in general? Discuss the line of BMW motorcycles and how they may compare to the rest of the competition in this forum!

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Old 05-07-2009, 03:09 PM
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Which bike do you like more?

The last bike I went to buy fell apart (literally the clutch stopped working, and issues arose with the title), so I've now found two bigger, better bikes. They're 04 Buell Firebolts, the XB12R (1200cc), roughly the same mileage, and the price is also very close. My question is: which do you all think looks better? I like both but can't decide which to go with!

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Old 05-07-2009, 03:23 PM
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stay away from buell
I can't, once you've been on one, or heard one, you cannot go back to that rice grinder sound

A family friend works for a dealer, so essentially any problems can be taken care of quickly. Harleys have been in the family longer than I have, it's only natural for me to get one. My family practically disowned me after I picked up my CBR...
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Old 05-07-2009, 03:24 PM
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Between the two... Red.


But I prefer this one most...

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I would have chose red, but those wheels look horrible with the red so I went with black in the poll.
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Between the two... Red.


But I prefer this one most...

Is that your bike???? BEAUTIFUL!!!

I would like something like that, but I figure I'll stick with the rockets until my body no longer allows it
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I would have chose red, but those wheels look horrible with the red so I went with black in the poll.
I chose red for the poll, I've never actually liked red on any vehicle, but it's growing on me very quickly...
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Is that your bike???? BEAUTIFUL!!!

It's the exact bike I've been looking at getting. The model is Cross Bones, retro-bobber.
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It's the exact bike I've been looking at getting. The model is Cross Bones, retro-bobber.
What's keeping you from getting it (you don't have to tell me if it's personal)? That is an amazing looking bike, love the retro seat... Unfortunately you can't really do this with a bike like that:

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What's keeping you from getting it (you don't have to tell me if it's personal)? That is an amazing looking bike, love the retro seat...
The reason...major purchase ($19K) in an unstable economy...I'd rather hold onto the cash for right now.

...oh...that an my wife isn't too happy about it.


It is absolutely beautiful...



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The reason...major purchase ($19K) in an unstable economy...I'd rather hold onto the cash for right now.

...oh...that an my wife isn't too happy about it.


It is absolutely beautiful...



That is quite pricey, but if I was spending your money I'd go for it

Is she not happy about the
A. price
B. the fact that there's no place for her to sit
C. all of the above?
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Between the two... Red.


But I prefer this one most...

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It's the exact bike I've been looking at getting. The model is Cross Bones, retro-bobber.

Is it me or does that guy look just like the guy in props photochop?
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That is quite pricey, but if I was spending your money I'd go for it

Is she not happy about the
A. price
B. the fact that there's no place for her to sit
C. all of the above?
Harleys are damn expensive...but I don't want to buy a used one...I want one out of the crate. Every mile will by mine.

Price/cost is not her beef...my wife is awesome in many ways and letting me spend $$ is never an issue.
The issue is safety...she wants to keep me alive and in one piece for some strange reason.


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Is it me or does that guy look just like the guy in props photochop?
Kinda doesn't it... The real question is still...is it me or is it a buddy of mine I had pose for that prop pic?
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Harleys are damn expensive...but I don't want to buy a used one...I want one out of the crate. Every mile will by mine.

Price/cost is not her beef...my wife is awesome in many ways and letting me spend $$ is never an issue.
The issue is safety...she wants to keep me alive and in one piece for some strange reason.
Damn, that is strange...
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Kinda doesn't it... The real question is still...is it me or is it a buddy of mine I had pose for that prop pic?
If you say so....
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where would you tow the thread to once this supposedly non-bmw bike posting is posted in "bmw motorcycle forum"?
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Between the two... Red.


But I prefer this one most...

I think I have seen those glasses before
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Different shape entirely...


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