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Offline Flyalfa

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Hi from West Yorkshire
on: February 18, 2018, 06:19:45 PM
Hi guys, just bought a Mat Blue XR I pick it up from Alan Jefferies on Thursday, (22/2/18) traded in my R1200GS, I just fancied a change.
What’s the best must have extra for thus bike?

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #1 on: February 18, 2018, 06:46:25 PM
Hello Flyalfa and welcome to the forum. As far as the must have extra, that will be very subjective. I say get the radiators protected with guards.  Very costly to replace.

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #2 on: February 18, 2018, 07:27:46 PM
Hi Otto,
Many thanks, I have them on the list. I wonder why BMW don’t put them on as standard.

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #3 on: February 18, 2018, 07:35:24 PM
*Originally Posted by Flyalfa [+]
Hi Otto,
Many thanks, I have them on the list. I wonder why BMW don’t put them on as standard.

Agreed. The guards should be included. The cost would be nominal.

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #4 on: February 18, 2018, 08:30:15 PM
Hi Flyalfa.
Ha Ha Ha Hope you have got a massive wallet. Worst thing you could have done in asking this lot what extras to get. By the end of tomorrow you would have spent more than the Bike cost. :001: :001: .
By the way   :400:
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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #5 on: February 18, 2018, 08:40:07 PM
 
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Some cracking roads in our part if the world, the XR won't disappoint for sure.
Slightly larger screen works wonders, Nav V worth having,  bin the pannier rack pending travelling, keep it in dynamic..  :028:
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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #6 on: February 18, 2018, 09:58:19 PM
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Well, a big change is what you have got!

Rad guards a must
New levers - possibly
Bigger screen - possibly
NAV-5 or 6 to utilise the thumbwheel (if sat-Nav is your bag)

Enjoy the bike!

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #7 on: February 18, 2018, 10:01:35 PM
Hi Mareng1,
Many thanks!

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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #8 on: February 19, 2018, 02:19:58 AM
*Originally Posted by Mareng1 [+]

Rad guards a must
New levers - possibly
Bigger screen - possibly
NAV-5 or 6 to utilise the thumbwheel (if sat-Nav is your bag)

Enjoy the bike!

Handguards - One ride in the rain and they're a 'must' after that.

Welcome to the board! 
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Re: Hi from West Yorkshire
Reply #9 on: February 21, 2018, 05:42:10 PM
 :400: extras hmmm an r1200gs in the garage next to it for when you want to be sensible  :008: