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RE: Shoot David Robb!
- Subject: RE: Shoot David Robb!
- From: Don MacQueen <dmac@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 23:46:02 -0500
Reid Ewing quoted me:
>>.. offered in ten years?
>When I bought my R1100RT in '96, even Harley guys stopped and commented on
>"what a great-looking bike that is!" And it still happens now. Non-moto
>people ask, "Is that a new model bike? It's beautiful!" So beyond the
>standard reply (beauty is in the eye ...) to your comment, some Beemer
>design of the last ten years is percieved by a lot of people as very, very
>good. Your sweeping inclusion of everything done in the last ten years
>might be overly subjective.
I started out with the disclaimer that the whole rant was subjective.
I will have to say that the original RT was okay by me, and the 1150
was even better, but I have technical gripes with that one (overly
discussed by others here) that keep me from considering it. I can't
consider a GS no matter what it looks like (I'm a dwarf...). The
current crop just insures the security of the RS and the R90 in the
Don MacQueen, Shelby NC
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