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post #11 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-Sep-2018, 01:55 AM (288) Thread Starter
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You will have so much fun,the Harley will be a distant memory in no time...enjoy
That's what I'm thinking too.

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post #12 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-Sep-2018, 03:53 AM (370)
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You work for the PD or SO? I worked for the SO back in the 70s under Duff..
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You work for the PD or SO? I worked for the SO back in the 70s under Duff..
State. How did you know? I odnt think I put anything in my profile about where I work.

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post #14 of 20 (permalink) Old 11-Sep-2018, 07:56 PM (039)
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If you start to miss the Harley, I'll sell you my 13 I need the garage space and it never gets ridden anymore. You will love the 1200.
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If you start to miss the Harley, I'll sell you my 13<img src="https://www.r1200gs.info/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Smile" class="inlineimg" /> I need the garage space and it never gets ridden anymore. You will love the 1200.
I mean, I miss it but I already love the GSA. My buddy just sold his and got a GSA as well.

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I remember a news story from a few years ago that claimed that that the most common combination of brands, for owners that owned motorcycles of multiple brands, is BMW and Harley. I know a few that own both.

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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-Sep-2018, 01:12 PM (758)
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Sold my 2010 Ultra and my r1200rs to get a new GS. Had a number of HDs over the years and thought I'd never be without one.
Bought the RS and loved the engine, but found myself driving it a bit too quickly. Absolutely love the GS, and don't know why I didn't make the move sooner. I don't miss the HD at all...
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 13-Sep-2018, 05:04 PM (919)
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Keep the Harley

Im looking at the gs, I have owned the 1150 r and the k 1200 rs, thinking about the Africa twin adventure sport, Ill keep the harley limited, should I step into a 2008-2009 gs to get the experience or buy new?

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Nice!

Too bad you had to get rid of the Harley. I wasn't going to part with my Harley to buy the GSA, I just added it to the garage!
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IMO, if you do 50% or more off-road the AT is the way to go. I owned a 2016 DCT model and it was an amazing motorcycle. As some of the reviews state, it makes you a better rider. And I don't mean false confidence. It has excellent feedback in the dirt so you know exactly what it's doing. My GSA is pretty good suspension-wise in the dirt, but it doesn't provide alot of feedback.

I thought the AT was a decent onroad bike. Not as good as the GSA especially if you are having to take long stretches of highway. Just seemed at 75 MPH on knobbies it was really working hard...


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Im looking at the gs, I have owned the 1150 r and the k 1200 rs, thinking about the Africa twin adventure sport, Ill keep the harley limited, should I step into a 2008-2009 gs to get the experience or buy new?
The only reason I bought new was because I wanted the TFT stuff. Otherwise I would have bought used.

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