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Offline BrianS

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Hello from North Lincolnshire
« on: March 09, 2017, 09:08:15 PM »
Hi Everyone.

Today i picked up my new to me 2016 S1000XR Sport SE that has replaced my Yamaha MT09 Tracer.
Going to be busy tomorrow as have got radiator guards new levers and a soupy's lowering kit to install.

Offline Jockser

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2017, 11:11:58 AM »
 :400: Brian & congrats on the new bike

Can I ask you why you changed ?
A mate of mine is looking to change his RT but feels the XR is too expensive for him currently & has been considering an MT09 Tracer so interested to hear your reasons

Offline phantom92

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2017, 11:30:01 AM »
Welcome Brain
Good to see another local XR rider, enjoy your new bike.

Regards
Mark

Offline Ringmaster999

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 04:25:57 PM »
Welcome Brother :001:
Live for today

Offline Fordy99

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2017, 06:30:46 PM »
Welcome mate - there can never be too many Brian's. 

Offline BrianS

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2017, 02:59:49 PM »
*Originally Posted by Jockser [+]
:400: Brian & congrats on the new bike

Can I ask you why you changed ?
A mate of mine is looking to change his RT but feels the XR is too expensive for him currently & has been considering an MT09 Tracer so interested to hear your reasons

Looked at the XR a year and a half ago but couldn't justify the price as i didn't know how much it would get used.
So bought the Tracer a year and a half later i fancied a change something with a bit better suspension and cruise control.
Road tested the XR and Multistrada and then going onto buy the XR. The tracer is not a bad bike its got a cracking engine but let down by a few things.
Could not get the suspension setup how i wanted it. The throttle was like a switch which made it scary in corners and no option of cruise control.

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Re: Hello from North Lincolnshire
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2017, 04:08:13 PM »
 :400:

Great choice pal, cant go wrong with this beast  :047:
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