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- Subject: Re: R1200S
- From: Emoto <emoto1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 13:21:07 -0500
On 11/16/05, Tom Brown <tbrown@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Correction - The new R1200S comes with Telelever. As I said about a week
> ago, BMW considers Telelever to be superior to Duolever for front wheel
> The Telelever system doesn't fit well on the new K bike, so Duolever was
> invented. It doesn't offer quite as much wheel travel for the front wheel
> and doesn't control the geometry quite as well, but it's close...and it
> looks trick.
> I read this in an interview with the director of the BMW motorcycle program.
> It was near the beginning of last year. Sorry, I don't remember his name or
> the magazine.
BMW didn't really invent Duolever. Norman Hossack invented in in the
1980s. All BMW did was refine his work a bit.
Eventual Master of the Obvious
R1200GS CB750F DoD EMOTO BMWMOA SOHC4
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