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    Thanks Lee I will do that

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    It's no ZX...but enjoy it nonetheless

    Nice addition for sure.
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    Greetings. I own a 2015 K1300S Motorsports Edition too. Other than the snazzy Motorsports colors, the bike comes fully optioned including adjustable, machined rear sets........machined pax pegs......Akropovic exhaust.....AND forged aluminum wheels (2lbs lighter than stock EACH).

    Best all around bike I have ever owned. Toodle it......drag it.....track it......tour it. It does everything well enough to make you smile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K1300Ser View Post
    Greetings. I own a 2015 K1300S Motorsports Edition too. Other than the snazzy Motorsports colors, the bike comes fully optioned including adjustable, machined rear sets........machined pax pegs......Akropovic exhaust.....AND forged aluminum wheels (2lbs lighter than stock EACH).

    Best all around bike I have ever owned. Toodle it......drag it.....track it......tour it. It does everything well enough to make you smile.
    I love my K1300R...best bike I have ever owned hands down....does everything very well.

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    You two might want to get a room.


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    Motorsports vs HP

    Question for the forum: Is the motorsports edition different than the HP model? The HP I have is from 2013 and seems to just have some carbon fiber bits that make it different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajp View Post
    Question for the forum: Is the motorsports edition different than the HP model? The HP I have is from 2013 and seems to just have some carbon fiber bits that make it different.
    The HP was a 2012 and looks like this.
    bmw-k1300s-hp-and-dy-7_800x0w.jpg

    In 2013 there was a red and white anniversary model that had some carbon fiber pieces.

    The Motosport and had HP pegs and lite weight wheels.
    The HP had HP pegs but I don't think it had the lite weight wheels.

    Here's a picture of a 2013 30th anniversary model.
    51743.jpg

    All 3 have a Akra exhaust and some carbon pieces.

    Here's the Motosport so you can compare.
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    Excellent! Thanks for the background Lee, mine is indeed a 2012 model that was sold in 2013.

    Andy

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajp View Post
    Excellent! Thanks for the background Lee, mine is indeed a 2012 model that was sold in 2013.

    Andy

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    One more item unique to the HP was the rear seat cowl.
    Also for bikes sold in other countries the dark tinted shield was standard on the HP.
    Welcome to the forum Andy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    One more item unique to the HP was the rear seat cowl.
    Also for bikes sold in other countries the dark tinted shield was standard on the HP.
    Welcome to the forum Andy.
    Just personal taste but that rear cowl did nothing but detract from the looks of that bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dynajohn View Post
    Thanks to all who have helped especially Lee. Am buying a 2015 motorsports edition with 3591 miles in Nashville Tenn. Only 165 miles from Louisville KY. This will make a nice bookend for my 2016 R1200RT. One to play the other to travel.
    The S is far more comfortable than it looks. We've done multiple 800+ mile days on the K1200S K1300S bikes and if our knees would take it we'd still be on one. Absolutely the finest sport touring bike ever made. Congrats !!
    "Have BMW. Will Travel"

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    some further thoughts on my 2015 K1300 ME

    Been a while since I have posted anything here or the other BMW forums here. Have had to make some changes since I was last here. I sold my 2016 R-1200RT and bought a 2019 Honda Gold Wing tour with a DCT transmission. This was the only way I could continue riding until a second Hip replacement is done later this summer. I still have my 2015 K1300 ME and I love that bike and have no intentions of selling it. Thanks to the advice from Lee and others here the changes I made improved a already great performance bike. Although I can't use it right now it awaits my full recovery. I intend to replace the R-1200 RT next year with a new GS-1250 adventure.

    My riding is obviously curtailed now until the surgery & recovery but I do enjoy reading the posts and observations here.

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