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Offline Robbieben

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New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« on: October 12, 2016, 04:52:26 PM »
Hi, I'm Rob, live near Durham in the UK. Just traded in a 12 month old 11,000 mile Ducati Multistrada which I had no end of problems with  :232:  for the S1000XR, wow what a good bike it is, really pleased with it.  :152:

Mods so far, Beowulf Radiator and Oil Cooler Guards, Paddock Stand Bobbins.

I have just ordered the Akrapovic Stainless headers, unsure which silencer to go for as yet but possibly the Mivv Suono in Black.

Offline Gatsoburner

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2016, 08:13:17 PM »
 :400:

Duke..cant fathom why people buy them, still sound like they suffer reliability issues from 20 years ago !
And your colour is ?...
Therapy...

You'll never see a motorbike parked outside a psychiatrists.

Offline Robbieben

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2016, 09:47:17 PM »
*Originally Posted by Gatsoburner [+]
:400:

Duke..cant fathom why people buy them, still sound like they suffer reliability issues from 20 years ago !
And your colour is ?...
I chose this to be a bit different.

Offline Robbieben

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2016, 09:52:30 PM »
Some pictures of Helga the day I brought her home.  :164:
Current additions are Beowulf oil and radiator guards.
Akrapovic Headers are here to be fitted with a Mivv Suono Black Silencer.

Offline fgdriver

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2016, 11:24:55 AM »
I am sure you and Helga will become FAST friends.

S.
As Always Ride Safe.

Offline Bayman

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2016, 10:28:01 PM »
Hi
enjoy the new bike. I got mine just last week.  My first impressions are all positive (except the heated grips).  I will look out for you when I am out and about :)

Offline s1imster

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Re: New S1000XR Owner County Durham
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2016, 07:03:15 AM »
enjoy your new bike mate looks good ,reds are too common now :008: x1 for the beowulf guards great quality
fix it till its broke