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A good question ... I've now had mine for 3 years.
Its not a bad bike [I still have it] - but plenty of teething problems & recalls.
And the [email protected] still won't start in the cold [ <10'C]
So overall, if I knew then, what I know now . NO .. I'd go Honda.
The overall BMW experience is no where like what I expected.
This small bike does nothing to enhance the bmw reputation - IMHO.
I have a 2018 with only 4k miles and no any problem at all, to me a good bike, yes some recalls but nothing more, average 87 km/l, fast and maniobrable, I have a F900XR too but I won't leave the little baby
 

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Guys I joined the Forum last 2018 when I bought the G310R but for some reason I do not why, I could not reply and or comment so, today I register again. Yamaha 250 Virago, 2013 R1200R black 90 Anniversary, 2018 G310R and 2020 F900XR
I got it as my first bike, the main selling point for me was the comfortable seat and the 0% finance they where offering.

It made more sense to me to get a new bike with abs and a warranty for learning / commuting on than spend 2k less on an older bike with no warrenty.

Given the cost of the other new lams bikes, I'd probably buy it again in the same situation. I'm now looking at moving to a 700-800cc bike.
Yes, it is a good sense start slow and climb to higher capacities, the curve is a little expensive but you will get more knowledge what you really want and appreciate from a bike, good sense man, it is good for you
 

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Bought mine a couple of weeks ago. Before riding it I noticed that it was leaking fluid from the water pump pipe! Bike is ( just ) still under the 3 year warranty
and is still at the dealers. Not their fault, the dealers don't manufacture them but it does put a dampener on the bike for me........oh and she has had the sidestand/caliper recalls already done. Just
2,500 miles on the clock....hopefully doesn't indicate an expensive toy alert for future miles !!
So here we are...1 month after buying the bike and I still haven't got it back repaired...haven't even sat on it yet ! It will be for sale.
 

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I Definitely will not buy any BMW again let alone a 310. Too many faults, complete lack of product support from the manufacturer and a dealer that only did something once I obtained a diagnosis from another BMW dealer and threatened them with legal action. This is 2020 not Arthur Daley in the 1970's!

If you don't know who Arthur Daley is or are outside of the UK please Google it.
 

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I found the whole buying process easy & no pressure from sales guy,took it for a 30min run & decided to buy.
They even give you a demo bike when its in for work(y)
600 & 6000mile services were only £100.....
Im happy with bike,no problems so far....
 

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aquila23 I would agree with your comments I have had 6 BMWS over the years and yes they have all had the odd recall or problem I have had to go back to the dealer but I will always say that the treatment you get is always better than I have had from other makes at bike dealers. But there are good and bad BMW dealers the difference is BMW GB soon remove the dealer if complaints start being reported. The best thing BMW started doing is centralising all new bikes PDIs before dispatching to the dealers this ensures and updates and PDI work is done, leaving the dealers only to install any accessories purchased.
 

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In the UK ALL new cars and motorcycles must have a Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) before it can be registered for road use and must meet a number of construction, safety and emission regulations also any manufacturer recalls or updates.
 

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I have had Suzuki & Honda bikes in the past in for a service,only BMW have given me a demo bike to play with while mine is getting service work done.

To me that is looking after your riders & a great step to your next bike:p

Caliper recall Scooter 650,600 service GS800,6000 service 2020 R nine T,had a blast......
 

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I have had Suzuki & Honda bikes in the past in for a service,only BMW have given me a demo bike to play with while mine is getting service work done.

To me that is looking after your riders & a great step to your next bike:p

Caliper recall Scooter 650,600 service GS800,6000 service 2020 R nine T,had a blast......
Me too, always look forward to getting my bike serviced or a recall done as I get to try out a demo bike for the day :)
 

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I would definitely buy again.
No major issues (touch wood), all minor issues were dealt with by the dealer.
Service cost were always very reasonable and they always provided a loaner bike free of charge.
great value for money in my opinion.
No, I would not buy it again. I had so much pleasure out of it I gave it to my grandson and bought the 310GS. I don’t live in a cold climate and probably bought my bikes after the initial teething troubles were detected and handled so I have had no hassles. As the man said, great value for money.
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I would buy again,love the wee bike,it does the job....(y)

Changed the exhaust,K&N air filter,levers to shorties

Do a lot of runs with mates on bigger bikes & still grin every time I take it out:p
Any difference adding the K&N?
 
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