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post #9 of (permalink) Old 03-29-2017, 08:17 AM
bob2002
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While the reverse is a nice option I found it not concern for me, I have no problem backing up with the lighter weight of the 1600. BMW should put a functioning set of engine and bag guards on these bikes the zero speed drop is quite costly.


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Originally Posted by Racer57 View Post
Sounds like BMW has been listening to GW owners.
ABS Pro, xenon headlight, heated grips and seats, Multi-Controller, cruise control and removable saddlebags and top trunk. New options include Reverse Assist, a reverse gear that is engaged using a button on the left handlebar and controlled using the starter button, and Shift Assistant Pro, which allows clutchless upshifts and downshifts. Other options include the adaptive headlight, Keyless Ride, Hill Hold Control, central locks, forged wheels and a full line of accessories.

http://ridermagazine.com/2016/11/08/...t-look-review/

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1965 TRIUMPH TIGER
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1974 H2 KAWI
1975 Z1 KAWI
1978 BMW 1000
1979 1300 KAWI
1980 WING
1984 WING
1986 YAMAHA VENTURE
1995 WING
2002 WING
2005 WING
2007 ULTRA
2009 ULTRA
2010 WING
2012 ULTRA LIMITED
2012 WING
2015 BMW K1600 EXCLUSIVE
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