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2018 BMW K1600B #4528835
09/28/17 08:38 PM
09/28/17 08:38 PM
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South Carolina
alarmguy Offline OP
alarmguy  Offline OP
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South Carolina
Im kind of liking the look of this bike!
Just got the magazine today but I can see its already online.

$24K complete, out of the question for me as I am still good on my bike and almost zero to none dealers in this state.

Click the link for the review...
http://ridermagazine.com/2017/08/31/2018-bmw-k-1600-b-bagger-road-test-review/





Ok, the exhaust might be a little overdone ... :o)

Last edited by alarmguy; 09/28/17 08:44 PM.

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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528843
09/28/17 08:47 PM
09/28/17 08:47 PM
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Posts: 36,322
Great Lakes
Quattro Pete Offline
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Great Lakes
A little? LoL


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528860
09/28/17 09:11 PM
09/28/17 09:11 PM
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Posts: 3,162
n.c.
gman2304 Offline
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n.c.
That is one butt ugly bike!

Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528868
09/28/17 09:18 PM
09/28/17 09:18 PM
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5600 feet elevation, Arizona
double vanos Offline
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5600 feet elevation, Arizona
Is Bangle back working for BMW?


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528871
09/28/17 09:22 PM
09/28/17 09:22 PM
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Lakeside, CA
Blkstanger Offline
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Lakeside, CA
Cartoon exhaust! Fugly.


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528892
09/28/17 09:55 PM
09/28/17 09:55 PM
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USA
Reddy45 Offline
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USA
BMW should try to stay looking like BMW.. not impersonating the $50k Harley interstate cruisers.

Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528893
09/28/17 09:56 PM
09/28/17 09:56 PM
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Chicago, IL
Brybo86 Offline
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Chicago, IL
Pipes look like a direct swap off a Duramax


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528917
09/28/17 10:38 PM
09/28/17 10:38 PM
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NEUS
Bandito440 Offline
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That thing is huge! I much prefered the looks of my old R1100S.


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: Bandito440] #4528939
09/28/17 11:22 PM
09/28/17 11:22 PM
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Posts: 290
Irvine, CA
RevRider Offline
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Irvine, CA
The exhaust is ugly, but the bike is nice looking.

I'm hooked on bikes, too many I want, not enough money to buy.


RevRider
Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4528965
09/29/17 12:42 AM
09/29/17 12:42 AM
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Posts: 2,890
The Canyons
02SE Offline
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The Canyons
With Euro 4 emissions requirements, aesthetically oversized exhaust systems are becoming more common place.

If a Bagger style bike is what I wanted, this would be high on the list.

Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4529003
09/29/17 04:14 AM
09/29/17 04:14 AM
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North Carolina
rooflessVW Offline
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North Carolina
That's a good looking bike, but the Guzzi MGX-21 is more my style:



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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4529014
09/29/17 04:44 AM
09/29/17 04:44 AM
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Atlanta
DuckRyder Offline
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Atlanta
At least they toned down the front wheel and the wood since the concept.

That exhaust though... maybe Akrapovic can help.


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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4529067
09/29/17 06:48 AM
09/29/17 06:48 AM
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Posts: 4,212
Midwest USA
LoneRanger Offline
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Midwest USA
Hate when any manufacturer patterns their bike's pipes after a cheerleader's megaphone. Those pipes should be red with a white stripe down the middle that reads Go West County High School Tigers !!!

Otherwise however, it looks like a good package except the screen may need to be taller.



'09 Subaru Forester ...................(QS HM 5W30)
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Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4529112
09/29/17 07:53 AM
09/29/17 07:53 AM
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Vienna, Austria
alex_at Offline
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Vienna, Austria
a bit out of my price range, but WOW, this is unbelievably good looking!

Re: 2018 BMW K1600B [Re: alarmguy] #4529133
09/29/17 08:16 AM
09/29/17 08:16 AM
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Cedar Park, TX
sunruh Offline
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Cedar Park, TX
does it weigh less than 1000lbs?


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