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Thank you sir !

The best thing about Plasti-dip is the peel-it-off-if-you-don't-like-it thing... :) ... as an amateur painter, I used that feature a few times myself.

I'll add a close up showing the factory bracket with the PD'd windshield..

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Technically both Motorsports and 50 Jahre are same name for that roundel, as BMW is heavily promoting/using that design, as 2022 is their 50th anniversary. They even launched the MotoGP safety car in that livery.
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And thanks for the link to the SJBMW. Will see if I can find the part# to order from Bob’s or MAX.
 

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Looks like 60mm is the side required, as parts fiche shows 58mm as OEM sizing.
@MGL can you confirm how the new roundel attaches, is to the tank. As overlay to the existing emblem, or remove and double-sided tape mounting?
 

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The 58mm is what I had as well, I can't remember what I did about the size. On my bike they are my turn signals and yes 3M double sided tape will secure them.
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I thought the 50th was 2020, so never mind that. Ha ha. But glad to hear they're also called Motorsports, so they don't look 'incorrect' on any bike. Didn't know they're the ones sticking out. For some reason, I don't like those, but at least they have the turn-signals there. Seems like BMW just brought them from the cars (my ex-M3 V8 had those). Finally, at least in the US, the front turn-signals must be amber, for those who might want to install/use them. The Weiser LED boards I put on mine are super bright, so don't plan to mess with those at all :).
 

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Next month makes one year for me, bought it with 2500 miles, bit over 12,000 miles now. SW MOTECH luggage, GS 1250 skid plate and bark busters. Winter is on the way out and I can ride it to work and back now. It takes the place of a 2007 Bandit 1250 with 95,000 trouble free miles that I am keeping, 2 bikes are better than 1.

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Next month makes one year for me, bought it with 2500 miles, bit over 12,000 miles now. SW MOTECH luggage, GS 1250 skid plate and bark busters. Winter is on the way out and I can ride it to work and back now. It takes the place of a 2007 Bandit 1250 with 95,000 trouble free miles that I am keeping, 2 bikes are better than 1.

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Looks more like other Utah area to me :). But please post location Rob. And hey, may I ask you why you think a skid plate is needed without ever off-roading? I've seen a plate in front of the lower part of the engine cover, which protects against debris thrown by the front tire, but unless you off-road your bike (doesn't look like you do), curious why you chose that accessory :). Thank you.
 

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Looks more like other Utah area to me :). But please post location Rob. And hey, may I ask you why you think a skid plate is needed without ever off-roading? I've seen a plate in front of the lower part of the engine cover, which protects against debris thrown by the front tire, but unless you off-road your bike (doesn't look like you do), curious why you chose that accessory :). Thank you.
Just outside Moab, the road along the Colorado River on my way to Crested Butte, CO last year. It does see dirt roads, Kebler Pass in Colorado last year, the road into Fern Canyon in Humboldt but it's more for "just in case" and I like the way it looks and I was not a fan of the lower spoiler parts, they had to be removed for the skid plate anyway.

When it's new tire time I might go with the Avon Trailriders, have them on the Bandit 1250, sort of a 95/5 tire maybe.

I did take my 1250 Bandit to the town of Tomboy out of Telluride a few years back, it's easy, just ride in between the rocks and enjoy the looks the Jeep people give you.

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Oh, so you 'GS your R' (ha ha); never mind my comment, then. Makes sense to have it. Hey, if you want a great sport-touring tire that also is more than 5% off-road, read great reviews of the new Dunlop Mutant tires; you might want to consider those as well. Not a fan of Dunlop here, but in your situation, I'd consider that set. They look cool too. Take care.
 

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Oh, so you 'GS your R' (ha ha); never mind my comment, then. Makes sense to have it. Hey, if you want a great sport-touring tire that also is more than 5% off-road, read great reviews of the new Dunlop Mutant tires; you might want to consider those as well. Not a fan of Dunlop here, but in your situation, I'd consider that set. They look cool too. Take care.
The Michelin PR4's and 5's have a somewhat aggressive tread, ran a few sets on the Bandit 1250, awesome in the rain, but the front always wears weird, I think because of all the siping on it.
 
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