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Two up touring

Im currently in the market for a touring/sport touring bike.

I have considered the following...

FJR1300 Yamaha
ST1300 Honda
GL1500 or 1800 Honda
Concours 14abs Kawasaki

Any thoughts on this list? good/bad/ugly?

Comments, suggestions and other considerations welcome!

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Connie...hands down. Monster motor and good looks serious I just saw one on the road and the gf said she would like to ride on the back of it.

My only drawback is that it's a Kawi...I have a good buddy who would say I told you so if I rolled up on one as he is the biggest Kawi lover/Honda hater I know. But from the guys I know that have them swear by them for racking up miles...



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Got a buddy who has a Kawi Concourse and he loves it.
Sold his GSXR-1000 to buy it.

Also have two other buddies who each have the FJR1300, and they are equally nice bikes.
Both bikes can cruise at ridiculous speed all day long.

I think Suzuki dropped the ball by never developing their version from the 'Busa motor. Many lost sales from that error.
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I have heard good things about the Kawi as well. What about the BMW K1200GT? How did that not make the list? A buddy of mine has one and loves it. No shocker, but when we went at it, he got away from me on my RC every time, until the road turned...


Whatever I lack in HP I make up for in just plain ol' crazy!!

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Bmw or VFR
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