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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 03:36 AM Thread Starter
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Am in the process of purchasing a 2008 Versys after test riding a new 2012 model. I know it doesn't have ABS, but not sure of other upgrades to new model apart from cosmetics. I have a 2010 BMW G650GS that I have to sell to finance my new old bike, but am looking forward to the twin parallel engine compared to my present thumper. I am picking it up 1200km away, so should be a good ride over three or four days to return home.
Look forward to chatting online and hopefully getting unbiased advice from the Versys community.
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Thanks for all the welcomes. Think I may have finally sold my G650GS and pick up my green machine 2008 versys on 10th Jan. Can't wait!
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Thanks - still trying to learn how to navigate around this site, but looks helpful. Picking my bike up on 10th Jan in Hervey Bay, then riding 1300km back to Central Coast! Pity about the rego transfer between Qld and Nsw - consumer pays!
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