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1Back to top Go down    Hello from the mitten! on Wed May 23, 2018 5:15 pm

StocktonCrew

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Hello from the beautiful sunrise side of Michigan! My husband and I are hoping to have a BMW parked in the driveway here shortly. Well, I do - he doesn't know that I'm looking. Smile My incredibly hard-working, self-sacrificing husband has greatly admired BMW motorcycles since long before we met. He put something else aside to buy my VMax for me (which I love!) two years ago. It's time to return the favor. I've looked on and off for a decent used K100 for him, and think that I may have finally found a good candidate in our price range to surprise him with, but know very little about them. From what I've seen they seem to be nearly bombproof and make some really nice cafe builds. Thanks in advance for the help along the way! Hopefully with time we can return the favor.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: Hello from the mitten! on Wed May 23, 2018 5:56 pm

Born Again Eccentric

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Great intro - the world needs more people like you!
I hope the plan works out and he enjoys the surprise.

Masses of info and helpful, friendly global banter on this 'ere forum.
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: Hello from the mitten! on Wed May 23, 2018 7:40 pm

Dai

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As Paul says, plenty of help and info here. So far as we are concerned, the only dumb questions are the ones you don't ask.


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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)
    

4Back to top Go down    Re: Hello from the mitten! on Thu May 24, 2018 9:52 am

Point-Seven-five

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Welcome, and make sure he joins the forum when he gets the bike. I suspect it is going to be a Father's Day surprise. He is a very, very lucky man!


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1994 K75S
1992 K100RS

Past:
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

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