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    Don't forget your towel
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    Apr 2003
    Bainbridge Island WA
    Quote Originally Posted by AnnapolisAirhead View Post
    You are probably right, what's the point without HP. Maybe I'll just cafe the thing.
    Unless you plan on being competitive (and this would probably not be the bike to be so) HP doesn't mean much off-road, what you really want is low-end torque.
    "...your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride" A. Bourdain

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    Albuquerque, NM
    Quote Originally Posted by sgborgstrom View Post
    ... what you really want is low-end torque.
    Which you can get so much more easily when you can just change a rear sprocket.

    BMW GS aren't much different than highway bikes and really don't have low enough gearing for best offroad capability.
    Kent Christensen
    '12 R1200RT, '02 R1100S

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