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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-14-2008, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
 
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Gus from St. Louis here. I ride a BMW 2007 K1200S. Though some may not consider this bike to be a true sportbike, its top speed of about 175mph does merit some consideration. I like the name sport-sports tourer as a better description. I am always looking to increase my knowledge about motorcycling - in particular safety. That is why I registered!

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Welcome, Gus

You'll find that around here, we're not so much concerned with how fast your bike goes in the straights, but rather how you handle the twisties in between.

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I can foresee when my back won't tolerate the sportbike position ending up with an ST like a Beemer

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I can foresee when my back won't tolerate the sportbike position ending up with an ST like a Beemer
If smitty can do it, you can do it

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