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Re: Habits

I ride a '94 RS and have over 100.000 miles on it.  I got used to its vibration.  It is a great bike, I had hardly any problem with it, but it vibrates from 3900 rpm on.  I also have a '92 K75 with about 30,000 miles on it.  I keep it for the occasions when my youngest son rides with me.  He loves the "K" and, I must admit, that its engine is the smoothest bike engine I ever rode.  The K75 engine is much superior to the '94 RS' engine as far as smoothness goes.  The problem with the "K" is its front suspension and the general rigidity of the bike.  While it is great on smooth road and in turns on perfect surface but it is all over the place in turns where the surface is rough or scrapped up for re-asphalting.

An ideal bike would be one with the K75 engine in an RS frame.  I know, the K1200RS or the K1200GL, but those bikes are too heavy for me.
Bob Silas
'94 R1100RS  

- ---- Original Message ----- 
  From: Kent Christensen 
  To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2005 12:27 PM
  Subject: re: Habits

    Then, a couple years later I'd have 
  to check the tachometer to verify a K75 was actually  still idling at a 
  stop.  Have hated those bikes ever since.  Long live that boxer feel!

  Kent Christensen


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