The bike is a looker for sure, but for me something is just missing in the riding experience. Its a bit on the heavy side and the handling feels a bit on the sluggish side, and I HATE that it has actual tubed tires instead of BMW putting their tubeless spoked wheels on it. Overall its a good bike, but I think I've gotten my retro fix now.I'm curious to know in what way you're disappointed by the R Nine T. That looks like a gorgeous bike. It seems overpriced to me, but if you already own one that obviously wasn't the sticking point.
Aha. Thanks.Its a bit on the heavy side and the handling feels a bit on the sluggish side.
I'd say that you nailed the description perfectly, the R Nine T just feels heavier than it should much like the R1200R. My dealership called Wednesday to let me know that they had received the first Supersport, I stopped by today to take a look and hopefully get a ride but I was out of luck. They had some turnover in the shop and haven't been able to get it out of the crate and assembled yet.BMWs just feel a bit heavy and ponderous compared to Ducatis. I testrode the R1200R a couple years ago, which more-or-less is in the same category as the Ducati Monster, in theory. And it felt pretty much exactly like a Monster with 100 lbs of lead strapped to it. Not "bad" or "wrong", per se, but just not as nimble and responsive as I'd like it to be.