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  1. flintskin
    10-02-2016 03:31 AM - permalink
    flintskin
    Hi skapan. Ive been told you might have both S1000R and S1000RR

    I am considering purchasing a S1000R as my naked bike. ive tried just about everything on the market and the only bikes that may be better are the Tuono and Superduke. Both are a little out of my price range given the BMW have runout prices at the moment

    I love just about everything about the S1000R but have concerns about buying one given i have and will be keeping my S1000RR. (i also have a 2014 S1000RR track bike.
    i have liked other bikes on the market but not loved them. they all have small issues that make buying the BMW more sense

    so my questions would be do you find you ride one and not the other. Do you ride the R and then feel odd jumping on the RR or vice versa?
    Do you have any regrets having bought them both. Do you feel you dont need the two of them. what was your reasons for having both.

    I feel i am essentially buying the same bike twice.

    Anything else you can advise, im open to listening.
  2. artnoc
    08-02-2016 08:42 AM - permalink
    artnoc
    The track pipe is strong buddy!
    Started the season running 2:10 + at Autobahn South - this weekend my best was 1:44:87!
    I rode Grattan a couple of weeks back and must say that it's a very technical course. Scared the bejeezus out of me for the first couple of sessions. Unfortunately, we were completely rained out on Sunday. I'm not sure that even with rain tires, I'd ride that course in the wet.

    Anyway, hope all is well. 6 more track days booked (which will make it 20 for my first season). Hopefully, I'll get to meet you at Grattan next year.

    Zach
  3. Salt flats
    03-08-2016 10:22 PM - permalink
    Salt flats
    You online tonight
  4. Navio
    02-09-2016 12:46 PM - permalink
    Navio
    Hello , I want to cancel my account for personal reasons.

    Thank you,
    Navio
  5. OldandSlow
    01-13-2016 04:17 PM - permalink
    OldandSlow
    Dude!

    After carefully considering your advice, I cut a deal on the one at the dealer in Detroit. Contrary to my earlier info, it does have stock exhaust. And is only has 3600 miles and just was serviced. So I made a decent deal and Dennis will deliver it to me here the next time he drives down.

    Thanks a bunch for your advice. It really made the decision easy.

    The "other" dude!
  6. IvanRR
    10-03-2015 10:40 PM - permalink
    IvanRR
    Need advice on track days in the USA Oct - March 2015 - 2016
    Im from canada season is done here
  7. Salt flats
    08-15-2015 04:47 PM - permalink
    Salt flats
    Hi there, let me run one by you and double check that I am heading in the right direction,, I am adding an Auto Tune and need to add a 2nd O2 bung to the exhaust system. Is the stock HP4 exhaust system, stainless from the header to the Titanium can ? stainless is easier for us to cut and tap to install that bung. Just wanted to make sure its stainless. Thanks Tim
  8. Salt flats
    12-03-2014 09:47 PM - permalink
    Salt flats
    Just wanted to say Thanks for your offer to help! The new BMW Race helmet showed up on my door step yesterday. It is awesome, can't wait get on the HP with it an see if it allows better vision down course. Stay in touch. Thanks Tim
  9. motorbikebias
    09-18-2014 07:32 PM - permalink
    motorbikebias
    How much would it be without the pcv? Also can you send me detailed pics of the end can? Any scratches or abrasions? My zip is 10027 Thanks,.
  10. motorbikebias
    09-18-2014 06:11 PM - permalink
    motorbikebias
    Hi. I am interested in the akro. I do hot however need the PCV. Can you do that? Thanks,

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