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1Back to top Go down    New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Sun May 07, 2017 2:38 pm

CNRED

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Greeting all.
I'm new to "Brick Bikes" but not to BMW's in general. My other bike is a 1992 R100gspd. I've owned two other GSPD's, one R1200gs, four F650gs and one 650gs Dakar. I've never been disapppointed in any of these bikes, as a matter of fact Id like to have most of them back.
I bought a K75rt to ride while I wrenched my other bike back into reliability. The problem is, the k75 is soooo smooth and easy to ride, I haven't been in a large hurry to get the R100 back up and running. I will of course, but these "Bricks" are pretty easy to get used to.
I do most all of my own wrenching, mechanical and electrical problems are just an opportunity to learn something new.
Been riding and wrenching well over 50 years, it's a great hobby I don't seen to tire of.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Sun May 07, 2017 3:02 pm

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Welcome along CNRED.

Glad to hear that you are not disappointed with your K75. As, no doubt you have seen already, there is a huge amount of info here on the forum to help you with your wrenching activities and when you're delving onto the electrics. It's also a pretty sociable place, with good humour and banter dished out on a regular basis.

Post some pics of your K75 when you get a chance...

Enjoy


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"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurancewrite-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red) (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike). June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

3Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Sun May 07, 2017 5:20 pm

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Welkome from down under. Good to hear about another happy K75 owner.

Enjoy all aspects of the forum.

Cheers


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95 K1100LT 0232224; 90 K75 6427509; 87 R80G/S PD 6292136
    

4Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Sun May 07, 2017 11:22 pm

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Welcome to the darKside.


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Current stable:
86 Custom K100 (standard fairing, K75 Belly pan, Ceramic chromed engine covers, paralever)
K75 Frankenbrick (Paralever, K11 front end, hybrid ABS, K1100RS fairing, radial tires)
86 K75C Turbo w/ paralever
94 K1100RS
93 K1100LT (x2)
91 K1
93 K75S (K11 front end)
91 K75S
14 Yamaha WR250R
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

5Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Mon May 08, 2017 6:23 pm

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Welkome!


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6Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Tue May 09, 2017 2:18 am

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Great, someone from AZ, now I can come out with all my Yankee jokes.
Welcome to the Knuthouse...



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88 BMW K100RS

It increases my paranoia
Like lookin' at my mirror and seein' a police car
    

7Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Tue May 09, 2017 3:11 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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Born Again Eccentric wrote:Welcome along CNRED.

Glad to hear that you are not disappointed with your K75. As, no doubt you have seen already, there is a huge amount of info here on the forum to help you with your wrenching activities and when you're delving onto the electrics. It's also a pretty sociable place, with good humour and banter dished out on a regular basis.

Post some pics of your K75 when you get a chance...

Enjoy

Welcome too from the home of Liquid Engineering. It's a two pack system. Great to have you here!! Don't be afraid to ask any questions, you will always get a good answer as everyoneis very knowledgeable and willing to share information parts etc



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1984 K100RT 0022575 Baja Red bought 36,000 now 87,100 miles
1997 K1100LT 58,000 miles
    

8Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Tue May 09, 2017 4:27 am

Gaz

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Shoulda gone to Specsavers larrikin?


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95 K1100LT 0232224; 90 K75 6427509; 87 R80G/S PD 6292136
    

9Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Tue May 09, 2017 6:00 am

TacKler

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Welcome CN, a good choice in the 75.

Many years ago I went water skiing in Roosevelt Lake with friends from Tucson. The roads around there looked pretty good but not many bikes though. Perhaps that's changed.


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10Back to top Go down    Re: New foprm Scottsdale, AZ on Tue May 09, 2017 7:01 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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Gaz wrote:Shoulda gone to Specsavers larrikin?

Long distance traveller!


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1992 K100LT 0193214 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Baja Red bought 36,000 now 87,100 miles
1997 K1100LT 58,000 miles
    

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