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'18 R1200RT, '18 Abarth 124 Spider, '87 VFR 400R & an everyday sedan.
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Own a 2018 1200RT and owned a 2009 GL1800. Traded the GL1800 for the RT.
 

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Own a K1600, and an older RT. Have ridden the new wing and learned enough to determine it's not something I would own.
 

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Yes a ‘13rt, ‘12 gtl, and ‘19 rt. The new 1250 rt is the best of them all.
 
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You never mentioned LT which is still a favorite but now with r1250rt
 

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Today, I have a '14 R1200RT and an '18 Goldwing. I had a '12 K1600GTL, a '09 K1200LT and an '04 Goldwing. My favorite is the '18 Goldwing because of the gadgets, especially Android Auto (free download). For riding excellence all around, the '09 K1200LT takes it for me.
 

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I currently own a '17 R1200RT and an FLHP Road King. I've ridden my neighbors K1600B several times and have personally owned 7 different bikes in the last 5 years (I'm fickle when it comes to bikes). I always come back to the RT. It's the best all around bike in my opinion and there will always be one in my stable. I compete on the RT and once I really got used to it the K1600B felt like a heavy pig.
 

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Had a 2010 GL1800. 32K miles, sold - too heavy. It suited me well in many ways but in retrospect it was also sluggish and hard on gas.
Had a 2012 K1600 GTL. 17K miles, sold - too heavy, left pull, snatchy drivetrain, never really bonded with it.
Had a 2015 R1200 RT - 32K miles, sold - couldn't get the riding position dialed in (knees).
Had a 2016 R1200 GSA. 150K miles, sold - new-bike-itis. Wonderful bike, reliable as a hammer.
Have a 20120 R1250 GSA. 16K miles - fine machine, but not yet "feeling it" the way I did the 2016.
 

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Is the 1250RT as smooth at the throttle handlebar as the K16 or the Wing doing 80-90 on the interstate?
 

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Had 2013 K 1600GTL traded it for a 2018 RT & then traded back for a 2018 GTL. The Big K is smoother hands down.
 

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Had a 2012 and 2016 K1600GTL, 2012 RT, and currently a 2018 Goldwing DCT. The K1600 is by far the smoothest and most powerful but the Goldwing is the most comfortable and wind stable bike I have ever owned. GW has plenty of power just not as quick. For a big heavy bike (GW) the creeper forward and reverse gear is extremely handy. However, my next bike will be the 2021 or newer BMW RT since they are changing it up some with TFT and adaptive cruise. Most of my rides consist of less than 250 miles round trip and I no longer need a full size touring bike.
 

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I've had RTs since the late 70's; 1 LT '05. ...and your questions?
 

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I have had 2 RT's a 2011 and a 2013, plus a 2016GS and my ride buddy has a 2020 K16B. The K16B is hands down the smoothest of any Beemer I've ridden.
 

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Is the 1250RT as smooth at the throttle handlebar as the K16 or the Wing doing 80-90 on the interstate?
The coin test on a 2019 R1250RT. The coin will stay up on the K16 and its OK on the R1250RT, don't think you would have any chance of making it balance on an older RT.

 
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