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So, exactly one week ago today I had my 2012 R1200R delivered to my house. The bike was ordered back in Dec 2011 and had been sitting at my local Boston area dealer for three weeks as they had half a dozen farkles to add for me, the majority electrical which I am terrible at.

I've been out on the bike now four times and I've just crossed 118 miles. I cannot wait for the tires to be worn in so I can corner properly :)
I absolutely love this bike. I actually went to test ride the F800ST and saw a R1200R sitting there. After riding the F800ST for twenty minutes on a mix of country road and highway I jumped on the R1200. After five minutes on the R1200 I knew I had to get one. The rest is history.

My farkles are as follows:

Aluminum Oil Cooler Protector
Fog lights from Germany made specifically for the R1200R
SKENE P3 with turn signal module
Dual Tone Horns
Final drive slider
Front fork slider
BMW Valve Cover Protectors

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Hey Fleuger99, Just let me tell you that those pictures brought me some great memories of me picking mine up, same color.
I installed skene on the front and back in a 90 degree angle, they are really helpful.
I want some fog light myself and really want LED but, yours look awesome, specially if they are made specifically for our bikes.
Can you give me more info?

Thanks and ride safe.


Some pictures of mine.
 

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Very cool, Fleuger99. How loud is your horn and where do you get it? I'm not really happy with the little beep beep on my 1200. Also what is that grey ribbony thing on your front forks?

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Very cool, I went yesterday to test-ride an F800-ST and wanted to turn around after 5 minutes. They sat me on an R1200R Classic and I'm signing the paperwork tomorrow. I darn near didn't come back from my test-ride I was having so much fun and I never got past 3rd gear... I'm having the dealer put on the luggage rack and topcase at my 600 mile service which should be in 3 weeks with how much I ride...
 

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Very cool, I went yesterday to test-ride an F800-ST and wanted to turn around after 5 minutes. They sat me on an R1200R Classic and I'm signing the paperwork tomorrow. I darn near didn't come back from my test-ride I was having so much fun and I never got past 3rd gear... I'm having the dealer put on the luggage rack and topcase at my 600 mile service which should be in 3 weeks with how much I ride...
That sounds familiar.

Great decision.
 

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I did the same thing on the 800. . .I thought I'd like it based on the looks, but the riding position was too forward-leaning and the edge of the seat dug into my thighs. . The Classic 2012's seat and riding position was much more comfortable and the opposed twin's balance is just awesome. I wouldn't have minded a little more color in the frame or chrome, but you can't ride bling or chrome. . .
 

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Thanks Hoshiko.
Now I see. So if you ad the turn signal module, the lights act as turn signals when you use them, and aids with visability during normal riding. Is this correct?
 

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Fledged. Live the lights. Do they project further than the headlight? Where can I find them? Thanks
 

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Sorry guys, wife had surgery so not been riding or browsing forums :) Thanks Clem for filling in.

When you order the MotoBozzo fogs and the shipping address is outside of EU they will drop all the Euro taxes and that reduces price by about 30%. If I recall correctly when I ordered them back in Feb I only paid around $210 including shipping.

They are awesome. Someone asked if they go out further than the headlight. I guess you could get them to do that but I aimed mine lower. For me they are more about visibility/recognition for cagers than anything else.
 

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Those motobozzo lamps tilted down add superb fill light to the lower right and left of the low beam. Curvy roads at night are a bit less anxious. Great daytime visibilty advantage with cagers. The mounts are sweet. 12V 35W H-3 or H-8 lamps. (headlight is H-11) Don't think they're meant to project further than the high beam. IMO. If that is what you want, Baja or Kristas will please. Euro taxes 30% off, that's good, too.

Fleuger99, Hope your wife is, and will continue to make a smooth recovery.
 

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Those motobozzo lamps tilted down add superb fill light to the lower right and left of the low beam. Curvy roads at night are a bit less anxious. Great daytime visibilty advantage with cagers. The mounts are sweet. 12V 35W H-3 or H-8 lamps. (headlight is H-11) Don't think they're meant to project further than the high beam. IMO. If that is what you want, Baja or Kristas will please. Euro taxes 30% off, that's good, too.

Fleuger99, Hope your wife is, and will continue to make a smooth recovery.
Thanks Clem, much appreciated. :) She is doing much better and improves almost daily.
 
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