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Brand new black g310r . 250 miles so far with more smiles per mile than a R Nine T.
looking forward to joining the Club.
 

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Welcome to the forum. Eventually I want to upgrade to an R Nine T Scrambler, but I'm in no hurry at the moment as I love the G310R

p.s. the front fender from the R Nine T fits onto the G310R
 

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Hello Andy, just north of York, bike from Barrie Robsons BMW a in York. Very happy so far and no reason to think won’t continue. Just wish it had a centre stand.
Moved from R NINE T to this one and don’t miss it all....mind ,haven’t been on the AI/MI /M62 as yet!
Maybe see you around soon
cheers chris
 

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I'm going to go see Kevin at Barrie Robsons this afternoon to get a sit on a bike and talk money.

I take it you rate them as a dealer?

This would be my first BMW for 17 years. Still won't set foot in Alan Jeffries (unless it's at 2am and I'm allowed to take petrol and matches  😁)

Cheers

Andy
 

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Obviously nearest one to me ,this Is bike 4 from them, the sales team have been fair with me ,mechanics top rate. Good luck ,let me know.
 

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Bridgeman,
welcome to this (our) forum.
looking forward to read more from you.
take care and stay safe.
 

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420 miles so far. No issues. Running in 600 mile dealer service booked at Barrie Robsons York. Bought new pair of gloves after 10 years use of Hein Gericke 2 finger mitts. Never thought they would make such a difference to the controls...whole new feel which takes some getting used to.
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420 miles so far. No issues. Running in 600 mile dealer service booked at Barrie Robsons York. Bought new pair of gloves after 10 years use of Hein Gericke 2 finger mitts. Never thought they would make such a difference to the controls...whole new feel which takes some getting used to.
thanks for the welcome to all.
Running in service completed at bmw dealer 558 miles. 25 /06 /20 .Oil and filter changed ,chain Tension adjusted. plus check over and reset service light on dash. Just on 1 hour total time
cost £115 GBP.
be able to spin it up a bit more but feels quite loose anyway.
 

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Brand new black g310r . 250 miles so far with more smiles per mile than a R Nine T.
looking forward to joining the Club.
What? I have been looking real hard at an R nine T. Could you please explain your comparison I figured they are in totally different arenas.
 

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What? I have been looking real hard at an R nine T. Could you please explain your comparison I figured they are in totally different arenas.
difficult question.....I thought I had the best bike in the world with the r ninet .. I loved it ....it was like coming home to the twins of the 1970s ...and the exhaust note ....brilliant.
however at age 71 With health issues I began thinking ...rambling and burbling round the lanes with no intention of ever touring and the difficulty of holding on above 90mph without a fairing made me think I could get the same thrills for much less money...hope you understand!
 

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First, thank you for your thoughtful response. I'm 45 and the 310gs is my first bike. I really love it has the versatility and fun go anywhere spirit. I just want to go I little faster on the highways here in California. I love the style of the R nine T scrambler. What can I say I'm a sucker for an air cooled boxer motor. I have room in my garage for one more I think the R nine t would do the trick.
 

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the Scrambler certainly has the looks and no messing about with chains either! Just to remember wind resistance is the same on a 310 as a nine so dreams of high speed blasts on the highway are easily shattered. Having said that 110-15 is achievable on the nine ,but hold on tight. On the same runs 310 shows 85 mpg compared to 50 mpg on the nine ,imperial U.K. gallons that is.
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First, thank you for your thoughtful response. I'm 45 and the 310gs is my first bike. I really love it has the versatility and fun go anywhere spirit. I just want to go I little faster on the highways here in California. I love the style of the R nine T scrambler. What can I say I'm a sucker for an air cooled boxer motor. I have room in my garage for one more I think the R nine t would do the trick.
For me it's the R and Brisbane, otherwise I'm exactly the same :)
 

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still just 750 miles on the clock but running like a dream since the running in service.
Have put U.K. super performance petrol in the tank twice now and that seems to have made a huge difference to pickup power. That’s about 97 octane I think, anybody else using the good stuff? Is it just me thinks makes a difference?
 

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still just 750 miles on the clock but running like a dream since the running in service.
Have put U.K. super performance petrol in the tank twice now and that seems to have made a huge difference to pickup power. That’s about 97 octane I think, anybody else using the good stuff? Is it just me thinks makes a difference?
I thought that it made a difference to the cold start issue initially, but the higher ron number just prevents premature ignition, it doesn't provide more power. I find that 95ron works perfectly well.
 
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