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post #1 of 16 Old 08-22-2019, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone needing an RDL for the B?

I just found this.....https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-K1600B-...EAAOSwm-BdUzbn
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Am I the only one who thinks that is butt ugly? Brown and black pillion...yuk
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Am I the only one who thinks that is butt ugly? Brown and black million...yuk
Thats probably why they are selling it.

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Depends upon the color of the bike. I chose a lighter shade of brown for my seat because I plan to change the bike's color next year. I am not a fan of that ad's particular color of brown, but it would also serve to remind that to recover an RDL is a small fraction of the original build's cost. So buy this and have it resurfaced.
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WOW! and I thought MY RDL was ugly, butt man that takes it for sure! I mean, "but hey, it looks good on you" Rodney D

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I think for another 2-300 bucks I would just buy a brand new one in the color I want.
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I think for another 2-300 bucks I would just buy a brand new one in the color I want.
This exactly.
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The other thing to note when buying a used Russell is that it's been custom made for someone else and unless they have the same weight and ergos that you have then it won't work as well as an RDL custom made for you on your bike.

I tried several used RDLs on my old Ks and they worked fairly well but when I finally broke down and bought a new one made for me it was noticeably better than prior used RDLs that I'd tried.

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Am I the only one who thinks that is butt ugly? Brown and black pillion...yuk
Only a mother could love it..

Upon reading the description, I think he should send it back and have them do a nose job on it and take a little off the sides. Might be easier for him to touch the ground with his short legs.

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Right after the B came out, Corbin did one up just like this one, and they obviously liked the look. Maybe the customer asked RDL to make it look as much like the Corbin design as possible.

Id have the top of the pillion covered in brown, too, and want the tufting to be more understated, but I like the black/brown combo. Different strokes.

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