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The K1200LT is the flagship motorcycle for BMW Luxury Touring. This grand motorcycle represents the pinnacle of comfort, style, and luxury for two-up and one-up riding.
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Announced in July 2010 and available early in 2011 BMW have announced two new motorcycles based on the "Concept 6" shown in 2009. The K1600GT and K1600GTL. The GTL version offers more relaxed ergonomics and better comfort for two-up touring. These models may set the new standard in sport touring . Sponsored By: Phoneshield
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K1200/1300GT (The Next Generation)

Introduced at the Milan show in 2005 and arriving in dealer showrooms in the spring of 2006. The next generation K1200GT might be considered the best combination of sport and luxury touring.
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GS Series

Some people take the road less traveled. Then there are those that don't even need the road. The BMW GS is the standard for Adventure Touring. The BMW GS provides everything you need for that five-star on or off-road adventure. Whether you ride the latest and greatest 1200, the 1100/1150 predecessor or even an airhead, this is the spot for you.
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Other K-Bikes Discussion

The 'Flying Brick' platform has a proud history going back to 1984. From the K100 and K75 to the ground breaking K1, the K engine has provided a stable platform for serious sport and luxury touring.
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RT Series

The BMW RT combines the best of both BMW Sport and Luxury Touring. It offers comfort, style, and luxury much as the K1200LT, but in a lighter and snappier platform. Whether you ride the light and powerful 1200, its 1100/1150 predecessor or even an airhead, here is your place.
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Other R-Bike Discussion

Since 1923 the 'boxer' engine has powered the majority of BMW motorcycles. Whether it's an airhead, oilhead, or the new hexhead, this is the place to talk about it.
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Bike Talk

A place for general motorcycle discussion. If it's about bikes, but doesn't fit in one of the model or series specific forums below, this is the place.
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Accessories, Gadgets, and Gear

A place to discuss a wide variety of gadgets, farkles, and apparel we love to use with our motorcycles. Includes discussions of GPS Units, Satellite Radio, Intercom Systems, Radar Detectors, Apparel, Tires, and any other item BMW Luxury Touring riders use.
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Rides, Rallies and Get-togethers

Rally? Gathering? Round-up? Here's the spot to post event, the getting to, the getting back, or related news while there.
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Curve Cowboy Reunion

The latest information for the Annual Curve Cowboy Reunion - The Ultimate Luxury Touring Event of the year. For more information, please visit the CCR Website at -
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Whether you are packing a tent or pulling a trailer, this is the place to discuss the places, tools, tricks and equipment to make your next outdoor adventure more rewarding.
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Ride Tales

On a trip? Just back from a great adventure? Share your stories, pictures, and GPS routes from the road with other members of the community.
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Here is a place for discussion of the equipment you carry, techniques you use and the results you get when capturing the images, both still and motion, as you travel by motorcycle. Talk about tthat great camera or post that great image you captured while traveling by motorcycle.
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In Memoriam

We want to remember our friends who are no longer riding with us, but have gone to ride on better roads, in better weather.
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Dealer Experiences

Love your dealer! Had a bad dealer experience? Here is the place to share your good or bad experiences you have had with your BMW dealers. This is a moderated forum
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Surveys and Polls

A place for surveys and polls conducted for the community
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New Member Introductions

Post up and say hi to the community
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Technical Files Section

Technical Files

A place to share and access technical files (e.g. PDFs, .doc and images). Please post any questions or help requests in the respective bike forums above (e. g. K1200LT, GS) and not here.
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LT Tech

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RT Tech

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Parts and Accessories

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Vendor Deals

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Supporting Vendors

Products and services, available for purchase from vendors that support the BMW Luxury Touring Community.
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Community Help Section


Announcements and News for the BMW Luxury Touring Community
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Community Help

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Test Forum

A place to test various vBulletin features, such as inline images, message formating, or anything else you might like to test.
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A place for the lighter side of Luxury Touring.
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Chit Chat

This is a forum for general, off topic discussions that do not fit in the other forums
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Regional Discussions


National news, rides, talk for riders across the United States, including our neighbors to the north and south. For regional news, rides and talk, check out the regional sub-forums
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Local news, rides, talk for riders in Canada.
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Local news, rides, talk for riders in Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Ireland (any language).
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Australia, New Zealand, and AsiaPac

Local news, rides, talk for riders downunder in Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia/Pacific region.
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  1. Hi, I bought my bike w this seat installed, unfortunately for me I'm 6'5"! Its in beautiful condition, the heating works on all settings, it has the backrest you can move front or rear. $550 shipped conus. In Iowa if youd like to pick up. Thx!
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello to all. Just purchased a well used but in good condition 2011 RT! Been looking for a touring bike for a while, Concours, FJ, and BMW's. This one has 69,000 miles on her and I hope to put a bunch more on before to long. Decided on the RT after a test ride, smooth, fast, and very good...
  3. Bike is sold, moving to something smaller. I used these boards for most of my ride time with the bike and I loved em. They will give you some room to move your feet around but still work great for shifting and braking. They also pivot if you get that far over (I never did). Really well made...
  4. Welcome to the new R1200RT forum, with all the new options available on the New RT such as ESA, BC, cruise and the new stereo system the RT has become BMW's latest Luxury Sports Tourer. As you can see by all the R1200RT posts transfered here, this forum has a great head start. If you have a...
  5. I’m sure it makes little difference whether it’s a liquid cooled 1200 or a shiftcam, I’m sure I will be corrected if it does. i removed the Innovv K2 system from my R1250 GSA and I’m preparing to fit it to my 2020 pre TFT R1250RT LE and would like to be prepared before I embark on the task...
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