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Re: R1200GS

If I could adjust my height from 5'-7" to 6' + I would love to have an R1200GS if for nothing else but the suspension.
Bob Silas
160,000 km on a '94 RS
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Steve Makohin 
  To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 6:38 PM
  Subject: Re: R1200GS


  From: "Bob Hadden" <kbhadden@xxxxxxxxxxx>

  > The GS is a really well made cycle.  It does everything well.  Lots of 
  > cornering clearance, lots of power, smooth and all that.  But I have found 
  > that the personality is rather sterile.  The GS riding position, 
  > particularly the handle bars, are not as good as the RS was for long days. 
  > I haven't ridden the ST simply for fear of wanting to go out and buy one.

  I could never get past the GS's "dirt bike ugly" look, but that is a 
  personal prejudice, admittedly. That aside, Cycle Canada magazine said the 
  R1200GS is the best bike ever made. Before anyone launches into a "bollocks" 
  thread, take that with a grain of salt and read it as "the R1200GS is an 
  extremely good motorcycle and we really like it a lot."

  -Steve Makohin
   '01 R1100S/ABS
   Oakville, Ontario, Canada