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RE: Habits

Ergonomics issues aside, I just don't need 167 HP. Zero to 60 in 2.8
seconds? Where can I use it?  Here in Oregon, land of tax limitation
measures, the state and local police have turned to speed enforcement to
finance their BMW's.  Last week I went to lunch with some coworkers and
EIGHT county motorcycle patrolmen showed up at the same restraint, every
one of them on a shiny black and white RTP.  It must have been
"saturation patrol" day.   

- -----Original Message-----
From: owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of emoto1@xxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 8:05 AM
To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Habits

Have we had any firsthand reports of riding position, etc? It may not be
that bad, and you know that the aftermarket will make bar riser and so

> Too much sport, not enough touring.  Wrong end of the sport touring 
> spectrum for me.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Tpcutter@xxxxxxx
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 7:16 AM
> To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Habits
> In a message dated 2/22/05 10:14:02 AM Eastern  Standard Time,
> Bminor@xxxxxxxx writes:
> <<You reminded me of my favorite  fantasy bike: a K900RS with
> 3-cylinders and 12 valves, telelever and  paralever and just under 500
> pounds.  BMW could build this bike and I  swear I'd buy it (and I've
> never bought a new bike before).  Maybe the  fantasy should now
> the K1200S front
> end.   >>
> They just built it, it's the K1200S. Time and  technology moves on...
> Tom Cutter