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Test Ride - K1300GT and K1300S

I got a chance to to ride both the K1300GT and K1300S today. Figured I would share my thoughts/opinions on both.

K1300GT - Got to ride a brown one today (snuck a short ride on a blue one about a week ago) and the color is much nicer in person than in the pictures. The first thing I noticed is the motor sounds completely different from the 1200. At idle, as it revs up, pulling under load, winding it up into the higher revs, it doesn't sounds as frantic as the 1200, but it definitely lets you know it's working with a purpose and delivering power with little regard for political correctness. The on/off throttle transition is much smoother, and no hesitation! Torque delivery is much stronger on the new one; I dropped down to around 20 mph in 3rd gear (around 1800 rpms) and whacked the throttle and it just pulled with no complaints or hiccups all the way until I shifted at around 6 grand (I was on a surface street ). I played around all over the rev range and couldn't find a weak or troublesome spot anywhere. The transmission seems to shift more smoothly, although the clutch engagement point on this one was pretty far out in the lever throw (that can be addressed). Overall power delivery and working up and down through the gearbox were a sizeable improvement over the 1200. The ESA II suspension felt very good and switching between Comfort/Normal/Sport yielded a slightly more noticeable and more refined feeling. I always felt the change from Normal to Sport on the 1200 was too harsh; it didn't seem so here.

The new controls do not look as cheap in person as they do in the pictures that are around, they don't look cheap at all as a matter of fact. It does take some time to get used to them (I honked a few times trying to make a left turn), and it took a couple of minutes the figure out how to turn on the high beam (you flick the high beam flasher "move over!" trigger out with your index finger). As with most things like this, I think folks will adapt to the new layout quickly and it will be a non-issue for owners in short order. The brake and clutch reservoirs are much more substantial and blend in better than the pics allow as well. The pics give the impression of the flopping around reservoirs like you might find on a CBR 1000RR, but they are well mounted and integrated into the overall switchgear. I will say that I think they changed the bar placement a bit, as the riding position seems more upright than on the 1200. It would be interesting to sit on a stock 1200 and 1300 with the bars set in the same position (same bar adjustment setup) and compare. It also appears that seats and most other farkles are interchangeable from the 1200 to the 1300, with the exception things like the TechMount mirror hole mounts (as there are no mirror holes) and the AutoSwitch (as there's no BMW style turn signal cancel button).


K1200S - I got to ride a Pearl White one today, and they had a metallic Orange one as well. Both colors look great and really add to the aggressive style and attitude of the bike. The only thing I can say about the 1300 engine tuned to put out 175 HP is - OMFG...WOW!!!!! That thing delivers power in a way that will cement a big, stupid grin on your face all day long! And the sound from the engine and the redesigned exhaust on the S is absolutely motorhead heroin. The growl, the roar, the exhaust sound when you whack it open, the bark when you blip the throttle on downshifts; it's the stuff that will make you do silly things that men with blue lights will come looking for you over. All of the great stuff I felt on the GT I felt on the S as well, with a bit of extra grunt and fun thanks to the extra power. I think this bike may warrant two radar detectors to keep you out of trouble.

The bike I road has the BMW Shift Assist system on it, where you can do clutchless upshifts if you want (if you touch the clutch it disengages the Assist system and works normally). You still have to use the clutch on downshifts. It's a sweet setup once you get used to it. Below 5000 rpms I was able to produce smoother shift manually vs. the Assist, but it still shifted well. Above 5500 rpms it delivers relatively smooth and very predictable shifts that matched my riding style fairly well. The system can be tuned as well, which is good as I felt I could shift more quickly and smoothly than it could in most situations. One thing about this setup - you have to be fairly positive with your upshifts, especially from 1-2 and 2-3. I was whicking it up in the lower gears and kind of flicked the gearshift lever with my toe, expecting an upshift. What I got was a stutter from the engine cutout (for the upshift) yet it stayed in the same gear. I will admit I was playing with it a bit to see how it responded to a lighter touch (coupled with the fact I was wanting to bang through the gears as fast as I could while hauling ass down the road). Again, this system is tunable and I'm guessing the couple of nitpicks I have about it can be adjusted into a completely acceptable setup to meet most any needs. And it's just friggin' cool to have a quick shifter installed from the factory!


All in all I think BMW has done a great job of making a broad series of incremental changes in most all of the systems and sub-systems on the bike to deliver a couple of new machines that, while very much rooted and connected to the 1200 series, are much better bikes. It will be interesting to see how they do after some longer term ownership and usage.

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I also spent some time on a shiny new red K13GT today. David pretty much nails it here. The bike just flat works better and pulls harder than the K12.

The hesitation and flat spots are absolutely gone, and the bike pulls cleanly in any gear from pretty much any rpm. This bike had just finished its break-in oil change, so I was able to run through the full rev range with gusto.

Personally, I don't have any issue with the new controls, reservoirs, or side vents. All I really care about is what the next apex looks like as it hurtles towards me. And that it does, very quickly.

As you dive into the apex, the K13 leans in easily and stays rock solid until you rocket away with a growl. The changes to the trail and lighter weight suspension components do show when pushed hard and the bike simply responds without complaint. As it should do.

The brakes are the same excellent Brembo units fitted to the K12, and even full-on ABS stops from super-legal speeds weren't a problem. I didn't run that hard long enough to see if the brake fade problem is still there, but so far there wasn't any drama.

And I think they did something with the ergos (as others have mentioned) as I was pretty comfortable with the bars full up, even though I've been using bar risers on my GT for the past two years. Oh, and the stock windshield is only marginally effective for my 6' frame, but that's the same as before so no biggie there.

My two minor complaints (and they really are minor) are these:

There was excess play in the throttle cables that made 1st gear parking lot maneuvers jerky. That can be adjusted out though. And I don't like the new skinnier grips, but that's easily remedied with some slip-on foam covers (which also reduces any leftover traces of unwanted vibration).

Also, after a particularly hard full-ABS stop, I downshifted and let the clutch out while still rolling along a bit and I did get one loud, quick screech. No judder like before, but a bit of noise in an odd situation.

I was also able to review some secret BMW paperwork that described many of the changes in very great detail, with direct comparisons to the K12 and graphs, charts, and cut-away drawings regarding the new clutch, transmission gears, drive shaft, ESA II, suspension linkages, switches, etc. Basically, gearhead engineering porn. And it was very good.

I still have some concerns about overall reliability based on my past experiences, but I won't know for sure until I put 50-60K miles on one. But even now I can see that BMW has gone over the entire bike and tweaked most everything. From the outside it looks very similar to a K12 but under the bodywork it's a whole different package that really shines as you're attacking your favorite corners.

We also had a C14 and an FJR on the ride, and met up with an ST13 later in the day. The bottom line is that none of those compare directly to the new GT in terms of fit, finish, factory farkles, and fun.

From all the reviews and specs that I'd read so far, it looked like the K13 is what the K12 should have been in the first place. Having ridden it myself, I can now see that that's really true.

So David, when do you pick up your new wheels, and can I borrow them for a while?

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David and Ken,

Do either of you have a comment about placement of the kill switch? Did you try it while riding?
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David and Ken,

Do either of you have a comment about placement of the kill switch? Did you try it while riding?
I tend to avoid hitting the kill switch at speed, it seems, shall we say, counter-productive. I didn't have an issue with its placement or funtion, it seemed quite intuitive from the get-go (moreso than the high beam switch).


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Do either of you have a comment about placement of the kill switch? Did you try it while riding?
Didn't really notice anything weird, which is a good thing. Push down to start, push up to kill. It's pretty straightforward.

I did remember to try the turn signals a couple of times.

Overall, all the switches are closer to your hand, and so a bit easier to reach.

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Didn't really notice anything weird, which is a good thing. Push down to start, push up to kill. It's pretty straightforward.

I did remember to try the turn signals a couple of times.

Overall, all the switches are closer to your hand, and so a bit easier to reach.
The point was to ask if you think a rider might accidentally press the kill switch while riding, due to its prominent placement. I'll assume that the kill switch will stop the engine, even at speed.
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I think it's prominent more for being bright red than closer to your hands. I don't think I went near the thing unless I was starting or shutting off the bike.

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David and Ken, after reading your considerable prose describing the new GT I am impressed with the new level of discourse from each of you - it appears that this bike actually raises the intellect of the rider! I guess I'd better get two! Nicely done, gentlemen!

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David & Ken..........thank you for the comments. Well written and appreciated.

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I canceled my K1300S test ride after sitting on one. I'm 5'7.5" but unfortunately for the K1300S, my arms are too short and gut too big. I could not get comfortable on it. Plus I couldn’t get comfortable with the Insurance costs of 4 times the K13GT and the agent's response of, "Most Superbikes in this class or totaled or make a substantial claim within the first 2 years".

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I also spent some time on a shiny new red K13GT today. <snip>
Hey Ken, it didn't connect until now that you are "Meese".
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After that big breakfast last weekend, any room later for a Jalama burger?
I'm always up for a Jalama run. But only in small groups. Marc and I didn't have any trouble at all with that damn white SUV, unlike the rest of you poor sods stuck back there.

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I'm always up for a Jalama run. But only in small groups. Marc and I didn't have any trouble at all with that damn white SUV, unlike the rest of you poor sods stuck back there.

Exactly what I HATE about "Group" rides. One is constantly "stuck"....

So Ken...when are you gettin' that new 1300????

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So Ken...when are you gettin' that new 1300????
C'mon now, my K12 is just barely broken in with only 77K on it so far . . .

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C'mon now, my K12 is just barely broken in with only 77K on it so far . . .
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Man, you have no idea how true that is . . .

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OK. You boys need to stop this 09 GT stuff toot sweet. Or, you'll be hearing from Sandar the mag, I'll be sleeping on YOUR couch, or both.



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OK. You boys need to stop this 09 GT stuff toot sweet. Or, you'll be hearing from Sandar the mag, I'll be sleeping on YOUR couch, or both.
Michelle and I were at BMW of Denver today and on the floor was a new K1300S. Michelle sat on it and the following transpired:

Michelle: "This orange is really pretty"
Me: "It does look better than the pictures"
Michelle: "You know how I am about orange, like pumpkins and stuff" (her birthday is Halloween)
Me: "Yes, I know"
Michelle: "You remember that VTX you gave me for my birthday? It was almost the same color"
Me: "Mmmm huh"
Michelle: "Mmmmmmmm, I like it!"

Needless to say, she will probably get the bike.

Your birthday is the same and the red GT LOOKS orange from certain angles. Maybe you could work Sandy like Michelle does me.




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OK. You boys need to stop this 09 GT stuff toot sweet. Or, you'll be hearing from Sandar the mag, I'll be sleeping on YOUR couch, or both.
My couch is your couch, but the cats may use you for a sleeping bag.

Hold on, Sandar's a pretty good shot, isn't she?

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but the cats may use you for a sleeping bag.
We have five of the furry monsters. Around here, cat hair is a salad dressing.

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Hold on, Sandar's a pretty good shot, isn't she?
No, she's a really good shot.



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Yep, cat hair is pretty much a condiment around here as well.

Hmm, well, I think I have enough holes in me for now. If she goes out shopping can we sneak you out to get one? You can swap the body work and maybe she won't notice.

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Michelle and I were at BMW of Denver today and on the floor was a new K1300S. Michelle sat on it and the following transpired:

Michelle: "This orange is really pretty"
Me: "It does look better than the pictures"
Michelle: "You know how I am about orange, like pumpkins and stuff" (her birthday is Halloween)
Me: "Yes, I know"
Michelle: "You remember that VTX you gave me for my birthday? It was almost the same color"
Me: "Mmmm huh"
Michelle: "Mmmmmmmm, I like it!"

Needless to say, she will probably get the bike.

Your birthday is the same and the red GT LOOKS orange from certain angles. Maybe you could work Sandy like Michelle does me.






Oh, wait......

nevermind
Randy you are soooo easy.... GAWD, if only Dean were like you! Would you mind coming over and teaching a little Motorcycle Hubbie 101???

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Anyone know where I can test ride a k 1200/1300 GT?
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Randy you are soooo easy.... GAWD, if only Dean were like you! Would you mind coming over and teaching a little Motorcycle Hubbie 101???
Easy? I 've been called much worse

Dang! I knew there was a reason Dean was trying to keep his distance

It is really easy around our house - I put a new VMax in the stable, Michelle gets the next one.

Someone ought to grab her pristene 2006 K1200S. It will be in the classifieds soon.

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Anyone know where I can test ride a k 1200/1300 GT?
Most dealers have demo bikes, I don't know why yours doesnt. All three dealers in the Denver area have demos.

If you feel like driving north about 150 miles, the folks at Grass Roots BMW support this community and supported our Curve Cowboy Reunion in 2007. In Nashville Bloodworth is another dealer that has supported this community as the on-site dealer for the 2003 Reunion. Both of these excellent dealers will probably help you with a demo.

BMW of Little Rock is also only about 150 miles away, though I have never been in their store.

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Most dealers have demo bikes, I don't know why yours doesnt. All three dealers in the Denver area have demos.

If you feel like driving north about 150 miles, the folks at Grass Roots BMW support this community and supported our Curve Cowboy Reunion in 2007. In Nashville Bloodworth is another dealer that has supported this community as the on-site dealer for the 2003 Reunion. Both of these excellent dealers will probably help you with a demo.

BMW of Little Rock is also only about 150 miles away, though I have never been in their store.
Isn't there a dealer in Memphis as well? Or did they go the way of the Dodo?

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Yes there is, but in another post he said they wouldn't let him test ride.

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Easy? I 've been called much worse

Dang! I knew there was a reason Dean was trying to keep his distance

It is really easy around our house - I put a new VMax in the stable, Michelle gets the next one.

Someone ought to grab her pristene 2006 K1200S. It will be in the classifieds soon.
How pristine? (alas, this could be salt to the wound.... )

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How pristine? (alas, this could be salt to the wound.... )
Whose wound: Dean's or yours

Pristine - never down, never dropped, always garaged, 10,000 only highway miles -

driven by a girl

Seriously, she treats it very well.

If you really want to talk about it PM me and I'll call you -or- call me.

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Whose wound: Dean's or yours

Pristine - never down, never dropped, always garaged, 10,000 only highway miles -

driven by a girl

Seriously, she treats it very well.

If you really want to talk about it PM me and I'll call you -or- call me.
Oh! Since it's only been ridden by a girl, that means the true mileage calc is about 50%, right?

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Yeah, 'cause we all know that chicks can't ride hard

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Doh!

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