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How can u like one-brand racing during Daytona Bike Week? when track time is at a premium? It is basically a big BMW commercial. Air-cooled twins up to 1300-whatever cc are alloweed in FX, why doesn't bmw enter a couple of bikes in there for some exposure? beat Honda. right.
 

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I sympathize with you. Im in the samresituation with my 24 year old stepson.he wants to buy my son's GIXXER 600.My wife is in complete opposition...She rides ,I ride and my son rides (along with her sister and three of her brothers and several nephews)but shecant face the possibility of her son riding. Maybe hypocritical to non parents but motherhood isnt always rational. Ive told my son not to sell. Ive told my stepson(6'5'',190 lbs) to buy something a little more beginner friendly but that I cant lend him any cash or cosign a loan. I'm sure eventually he'll buy a 600 sportbike but I dont want to be an enabler.....If something happened it may well wreck my marriage. When he buys something I'll help him learn and pay for track classes(like I did for my son) but I dont want to be "responsible"..whatever that means. Life aint always simple,is it?
 

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Re: let me just reply to myself.

I suggested that MO offer a free subscription to whomever first correctly identifies Kbuckets new handle. But the tightwads won't answer.

You know that the Kook will never go away. Like an old moldy block of velveeta.
 

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what's the deal-io? why no racing news? u guys not on PR lists anymore? I have to pick everything up in the streets and have no place to post my insightful insites but here. inthissite. there is more going on than bmw cup. i think. nobody cares but me?
 

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wow i just checked speedtv website. says no WSC round until tuesday am after opening round. and daytona on thursday afterward. I knew bush was taking the country backward but only now is it hitting home...
 

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Re: Boxers vs briefs

BMW missed out with that new K1200R. Instead of a transverse inline four, it should have been a radial.

Imagine a boxer with two or three more cylinders disposed radially. Or nine.
 
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