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BMW 1800 Cruiser
« on: May 01, 2020, 03:44:53 pm »
Check out the new "Power Cruiser" from BMW.
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    Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
    « Reply #1 on: May 01, 2020, 05:07:16 pm »
    What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair price tag.
    « Last Edit: May 01, 2020, 06:26:48 pm by A.T. »

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    Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
    « Reply #2 on: May 01, 2020, 05:51:24 pm »
    What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair rice tag.
    The bobber would look pretty good with a 113 air cooled Raider Engine sitting in the frame.

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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #3 on: May 01, 2020, 06:38:23 pm »
      I like the bobber other than the goofy looking exhaust and something about the tank shape doesn't work for me.

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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #4 on: May 01, 2020, 07:27:16 pm »
      I kinda like that solo saddle but the huge exhaust looks like it belongs underneath a Dodge Ram Diesel.  I doubt I will ever see a new one in flyover country unless one pulls off I-70 and I would see it at a gas station.   A different looking scoot for sure.
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #5 on: May 01, 2020, 09:23:15 pm »
      Interesting.  That’s the nicest thing I can say without riding it, and I would love to ride it.

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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #6 on: May 01, 2020, 11:18:39 pm »
      All fugly, esp. when compared to a Raider IMHO.     :yawn:


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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #7 on: May 02, 2020, 06:05:51 am »
      There not bad looking except for that fugly engine, never liked that. The tank on the first one looks like the one that was on my V-star 1100. There K1600 GT is a nice bike.
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #8 on: May 02, 2020, 08:10:17 am »
      The leg position sucks.  Sharp looking though.
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #9 on: May 02, 2020, 12:39:20 pm »
      What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair price tag.
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #10 on: May 02, 2020, 01:15:30 pm »
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #11 on: May 03, 2020, 02:16:26 am »
      Check out the new "Power Cruiser" from BMW.
      https://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/2021-bmw-r-18-virtual-introduction?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=boosted-posts|tpfn-content&utm_content=common-tread-news&utm_term=2021-bmw-r-18-virtual-introduction-040320-|tpfn

      gotta clean up the exhaust...The fit n' finish of BMW is great...however this model is a bit toooo old in the design/tech dept...Now the BMW 1000cc inline 200+horsepower sport bike is a "horse of a different color"

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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #12 on: May 03, 2020, 10:56:35 am »
      What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair price tag.

      Agreed with the 'fugly'. Needs forward controls. Lose the exhaust.

      The video presentation was pretty sad at best. Had to skip thru it. Too much drama. It was more about the riders than the bike. No real specs revealed. I would ride one just to say I did, but that would be it.

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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #13 on: May 04, 2020, 07:46:54 am »
      What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair price tag.

      Agreed with the 'fugly'. Needs forward controls. Lose the exhaust.

      The video presentation was pretty sad at best. Had to skip thru it. Too much drama. It was more about the riders than the bike. No real specs revealed. I would ride one just to say I did, but that would be it.

      You couldn't put forward controls on that. The jugs are in the way.
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      Re: BMW 1800 Cruiser
      « Reply #14 on: May 04, 2020, 07:08:05 pm »
      What era styling is that supposed to represent?  "Art deco" - something from the 30's?  I like classic styling but that's kinda fugly looking to me...but to each his own.   And while I'd love the modern BMWs, I wouldn't want the repair price tag.

      Agreed with the 'fugly'. Needs forward controls. Lose the exhaust.

      The video presentation was pretty sad at best. Had to skip thru it. Too much drama. It was more about the riders than the bike. No real specs revealed. I would ride one just to say I did, but that would be it.

      You couldn't put forward controls on that. The jugs are in the way.

      That's what she said....