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  • twinsig
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    thanks, and after reading the 05RT review LINK above, it looks like BMW made some significant upgrades from 02&03 such as the rear swingarm config, windscreen, engine & extras.
    i hope its still there (dealer) at the end of this month.

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  • jdubeemer
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    I recently traded my K1200LT for a R1200RT. I had looked at R1150RTs in the past but they are too cramped for me. I am 6'2" and the R1200RT fits me just fine with the seat in the high position. Cruise control is a must, ESA is a real plus unless you buy some ohlin shocks for the 1150RT. The 1200RT is in my opinion the best choice by far and probably the most popular BMW touring bike.

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  • twinsig
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    found something

    http://www.ridermagazine.com/manufac...-road-test.htm

    this was very interesting read

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  • twinsig
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    New Member, Advice Needed

    Ok, experts chime in. I have a choice to make here and need your opinions.

    05 R1200RT (a trade-in at dealer): HEATED SEAT, GRIPS, CRUISE, ABS, EAS, 2 BAGS & TRUNK, POWERED WINDSCREEN, BRAND NEW TIRES, 60K SERVICE, COSMETICALLY VERY GOOD, 55.5K MILES........$ABOUT 9G

    03 R1150RT (private as advertised): HEATED GRIPS, CRUISE-?, ABS-?, EAS-?, 2 BAGS NO TRUNK, POWERED WINDSCREEN looks like it photos, BOTH TIRES UNDER 1Kmi, 18K OIL CHANGE, COSMETICALLY-good?-photos only, 19Kmiles, garaged.......ABOUT $5-5.5G MAX.

    Primarily interested in the Major Differences between 03 & 05. features/std options, such as fuel system, hp, trans, final drive, brake sys, etc.

    This is a long term daily rider.

    Thanks in advance..
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