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post #1 of 4 Old Jul 13th, 2007, 4:35 pm Thread Starter
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How can I compare bikes?

I'm soon to be an owner of a BMW bike. Just not sure which one. I've been reading this forum for quite a while now and most, if not almost all the answers giving when someone wants to know about how a bike rides, the answer is ride to compare.

How do I do that? I dont have a bike now, I dont know anyone who has a BMW i can borrow to ride (which I wouldnt really feel comfortable to do anyway) and the kinda local dealership doesnt rent their bikes?

Is there answer to this problem or am I SOL?

i think i know the answer now as I type this!
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post #2 of 4 Old Jul 13th, 2007, 5:22 pm
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Most dealer let you test ride a bike . If the one near you does not try another dealer

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If you have a valid motorcycle license most dealers will let you take test rides on their demo bikes. Go to your dealer and ask to go for a ride.

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I'm soon to be an owner of a BMW bike. Just not sure which one. I've been reading this forum for quite a while now and most, if not almost all the answers giving when someone wants to know about how a bike rides, the answer is ride to compare.

How do I do that? I dont have a bike now, I dont know anyone who has a BMW i can borrow to ride (which I wouldnt really feel comfortable to do anyway) and the kinda local dealership doesnt rent their bikes?

Is there answer to this problem or am I SOL?

i think i know the answer now as I type this!
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