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post #1 of 13 Old 08-19-2019, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
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Picking a Grand America

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Soon to be a K1600 Grand America owner

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post #2 of 13 Old 08-21-2019, 09:41 PM
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You won't be disappointed. Traded in my 2012 FLTRU for a 2018 GA 2 months ago.
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You will love it. Great comfortable bike
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post #4 of 13 Old 08-22-2019, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
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I hate it. 110 miles on it. Took it down the highway solo today and it pulls left and right in dirty air. Following a tractor trailer is the worst. Bike is completely unsafe above 70 MPH
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I am going to the dealer to see about them swapping the bike for a GTL
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Looking forward to seeing photos when you "are" sir

There is thy gold, worse poison to men's souls,
Doing more murders in this loathsome world,
Than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell.
I sell thee poison; thou hast sold me none.
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I had an LT which is the older version of the GTL... that thing was a moose, too big and heavy for me. Super stable @ 140mph though and had more to go when I ran out of straight car less road!
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I had an LT which is the older version of the GTL... that thing was a moose, too big and heavy for me. Super stable @ 140mph though and had more to go when I ran out of straight car less road!
I still have my LT. She is a very Rubenesque motorcycle. No comparison with the GA at all Brother. I f'n love my GA. It will follow me to Valhalla.
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djfalkenstein, I guess you missed my point... I would take the GA over the LT no doubt. They aren't even close as far as slow handling in a parking lot. But I'm kinda bummed about the 101 mph top speed of the GA.
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djfalkenstein, I guess you missed my point... I would take the GA over the LT no doubt. They aren't even close as far as slow handling in a parking lot. But I'm kinda bummed about the 101 mph top speed of the GA.

Bren tuning can fix the speed limiter and give you more power.

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