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Re: Habits

Besides, I think there is too much hi-tech in bikes already.
Bob Silas
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Minor, Bob 
  To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 11:42 AM
  Subject: 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


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