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new to bmw

Postby jezzhound » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:17 pm

Hi all from the midlands just to say i am looking at bm's for another bike(x sports bike rider) i have nowrowed it down to ether a rockster1150 or a 1150gs i would like your comments on ether bike would be a help i have been traling the internet for info so far ether bike is a good buy.. \:D/

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Re: new to bmw

Postby windmill john » Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:00 pm

I think that choice will be personal.

The Rockster will probably make you feel more at home, coming from sports bike; albeit more comfortable =D>

If you haven’t ridden a GS, you’ll be surprised how brilliant they are.

But your two are close to each other.

Ask yourself, will you ever venture off road?
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Re: new to bmw

Postby george baker » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:00 pm

welcome, if I was shopping I would choose an 1100 or a 1200

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Re: new to bmw

Postby j8ejc » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:22 pm

Welcome from Gtr Manchester
Bikes are a individual thing as what suits one person may not suit another.
Try and get a longish test ride on both styles and make your mind up.
Whatever you go for enjoy and ride safe


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Re: new to bmw

Postby P-K » Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:33 am

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