How this journey started - BMW G310 R/GS Forum
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-04-2017, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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How this journey started

A couple of years ago I decided I wanted to go back in time to my earliest days of cycling .
Iím my case that was late 1960ís up to 1972.
I owned too many motorcycles to list here starting with small Hondaís all the way up to
a Norton Commando.
My favorite bikes of the bunch were the Yamaha
DT 250, 360 and a 400 enduro.
These bikes were light, fast and fun.
All day cruising the beach and right back out at night fun.
I decided I wanted to buy a bike that had been
Fully restored like new. The search was years long and I was growing tired of chase.
Iím also a BMW car enthusiast owning a 1972
Bmw 2002 . This is what exposed me to
The G320r .
I love this bike and it is a time machine
Light, fast and fun just like back in 1971
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-04-2017, 07:47 PM
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I think most riders after a while goes back to the small nimble bikes instead of sticking with high powered sports bikes.
Glad to have more experienced rider here!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-05-2017, 12:37 PM
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Iím driving beamers since 1980.
My last one was a F800ST and from one second to another, I sold this bike.
I was not interested in riding motorcycles anymore ......
Then, for my wife, I bought a 125 motor scooter (Honda pcx 125) but she did not liked it.
I started to use the scooter and liked the weight and the way it handled.
After a while I started to miss some extra power and started to look for a heavier bike / scooter.
Being a bmw rider I looked for the new 310 and waited al these extra months (year).
Now iím very happy with the G310R and the weight is perfect and the power more then enough.
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