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1Back to top Go down   Hello from both of us Empty Hello from both of us on Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:59 pm

helensmellen

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Hi from both of us
 
My other half has asked me to join the forum< he is a real technophobe and cant use a pc or even a smart phone, so please have patience with us both 

He has 2 K100's, one is very poorly after taking a 50mph spill, the other is his baby and is an early naked k which is just in the process of being put back together after a tidy up.
 I ride, as a learner but, he is insisting that i do my test. However the K100 is way too tall for me< but not for him as he is a burly 6 footer

kind regards to you all

Ps he says..... do you know where to purchase the tank decals as he is struggling to get some that are original early ones?   Thanks

    

2Back to top Go down   Hello from both of us Empty Re: Hello from both of us on Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:03 pm

indian036

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WelKome to both of you.

I sympathise with you on height. I only just make it to be able to use the K100, but I love it, and the Kameraderie of the people on this forum.

We only pretend to look down on non-K100 riders, so whatever you ride that's not K100, you'll be fine. Mind you, here in Oz, even if you're tall and beefy enough, you'd not be allowed on a K100 as a learner.

Good advice on this forum, and good people in your part of the world.

I'll probably be shot down in flames by those more knowledgeable, but I wasn't aware of any stickers on K100 tanks - just the BMW badges, which are easily obtained from Motobins and Motorworks in the UK.

Bill


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1985 K100RT  VIN 0028991  My original Very Happy   (Historic rego)
1985 K100RT  VIN 0029036  BOB the Blue Old Bike  (Historic rego)
1990 K100LT  VIN 0190452  Work in progress
1984 K100RT  VIN 0023022  Work needing lots of progress

1986 K100RT  VIN 0090542  Work needing lots and lots of progress
1993 K1100LT  VIN 0183046  Work in progress
1993 K75S  VIN 0213045  Newest toy, slightly non-original
    

3Back to top Go down   Hello from both of us Empty Re: Hello from both of us on Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:18 pm

duck

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WelKome to the forum.

The BMW part number for the tank roundels is 16112325179.



Last edited by duck on Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:24 pm; edited 1 time in total


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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 (K1 front end)
14 Yamaha WR250R
98 Taxi Cab K1200RS
14 K1600GT
http://www.ClassicKBikes.com
    

4Back to top Go down   Hello from both of us Empty Re: Hello from both of us on Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:53 pm

Dai

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Hello from both of us 177912 Are you on the rock or down in the valley?


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

5Back to top Go down   Hello from both of us Empty Re: Hello from both of us on Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:43 am

92KK 84WW Olaf

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Well you can be a learner on a K100 in Ireland! Provided you are over 24. Not all K riders are!

But, I could suggest a K75 with the low seat option, raised fork stanchions and slightly lower rear tyre [140/80 instead of 130/90] might just work for you and its a gem of a bike.

As for the 50mph spill, bike poorly is one thing but we hope the rider is not so poorly.

Don't b afraid to ask questions here, everyone will be willing to pop in some answers.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 100,380 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 33,600 miles
    

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