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Accessories, Mods and Appearance / Re: Evotech Tail Tidy - M1000R
« Last post by Lock on December 06, 2023, 09:02:12 pm »
Have bought one but not fitted yet - just an impulse but sure it will look good! Will fit over Christmas with the camera and belly pan! Lots to look forward to - now being on the good weather!
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Accessories, Mods and Appearance / Re: Evotech Tail Tidy - M1000R
« Last post by tuonodave on December 06, 2023, 04:29:48 pm »
just done my 22 plate s1000r looks real good will post pic up
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Maintenance, Servicing, and Mechanical / Re: hard to put to neutral
« Last post by swatson9 on December 03, 2023, 12:25:37 am »
I had a similar challenge on my 2016.  Went back to synthetic and that fix it.
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Maintenance, Servicing, and Mechanical / Re: Chain and sprocket advice
« Last post by swatson9 on December 03, 2023, 12:23:41 am »
RK chain.
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Accessories, Mods and Appearance / M&p puig screens
« Last post by Georamage on December 02, 2023, 09:41:02 am »
M&p have nearly half price puig touring light tint screens that fit to original bmw screen bracket got one on way for price itís worth a try.
Ps Iíve nothing to do with M&p just sharing for like minded people looking for screen.

https://www.mandp.co.uk/accessories/bodywork/screens-fairings



Mod edit: link shortened
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New Member Introductions / Re: Should I buy 2014 bmw s1000r
« Last post by SimonUK on December 01, 2023, 05:57:53 pm »
46k miles on my '14, replacing the stator now, but other than that it has been superb.
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New Member Introductions / Re: Should I buy 2014 bmw s1000r
« Last post by starpower on December 01, 2023, 05:16:28 pm »
awesome bike! I have about 10K miles on my '14 and it has been flawless and a blast to ride and very capable on the track.
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Parts, Accessories & Clothing For Sale / M Sport Levers and Carbon Intake Cover For Sale
« Last post by Joe85 on December 01, 2023, 02:47:29 pm »
Both are in practically brand-new condition. Purchased in November to install on the bike, then decided to trade it for a new 1300 GS  :001:

Didn't fancy giving them to BMW for nothing, so they're now for sale on ebay.

Levers: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/126214616788

Intake Cover: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/126215750669

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New Member Introductions / Re: Should I buy 2014 bmw s1000r
« Last post by miles on December 01, 2023, 05:29:58 am »
Realistically, if the BMW has been well maintained, it should be fine. The big service intervals aren't cheap, but most of the cost is things like brake fluid flush and so on- easy enough to do at home if you're so inclined.

If the valve train is solid at this point there is no fear that it will have problems beyond normal wear as time progresses. My bike has well over 60k hard miles on it and it's near perfect internally.
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New Member Introductions / Should I buy 2014 bmw s1000r
« Last post by Shivamith on December 01, 2023, 02:35:52 am »
Hi all,

I have come across a 2014 bmw s1000r for sale.
Which has done 49k.

I want advice on the ownership of a 2014 bmw s1000r. Issues that i need to look for and how much more expensive will be compared to my current motorcycle honda cb1000r.

Reason to upgrade would be silly but sometimes that's all it takes  :112:

A lil bit about my 2009 honda cb1000r done about same 49k and got it serviced recently with valve clearence done, big one came up to $1300 nzd its a great motorcycle but certain things I don't like about it.

Mainly the dash its So basic, no revv limit indicator, no gear indicator, no modes, no traction, no quickshifter, no abs who even needs one  :082:
Teaches me to be a better rider and take it easy.
It's not a flashy motorcycle and gets unnoticed that I like about it.
I use it for everything, daily commute to work, weekend rides, long rides, track days.

Quickshifter can get it installed but is it even worth investing $1200 on a part when I can sell it as it is and get the bmw for similar price.

So is it worth it to buy a bmw which had done 49k and potentially get buried it repairs or is it going to be a better upgrade.

I will be upgrading to my favorite motorcycle tuono in next 2 years or so.

I was planning to keep the honda for as long as I can and have tuono as secondary motorcycle.

Please share your views and thoughts

Thanks in advance  :152:
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