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Hi Guys,
I think some of you are online as I type this. Me again, Squig60. Just wondering has any of you come across a good used "K". I've checked done deal umpteen times. I've found a few. The guy with the K100 in Kildare went to Italy for a holiday and now reckons he's not coming back.
http://www.gumtree.com/p/cars-vans-motorbikes/bmw-k100-rs-1000cc/1079373905

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I'm not surere if I have the code to the link right........my bad
I've found this one in the North but I can't get him on the phone! (I'm retired phone tech, so I know how to make a call from the South to the North  Very Happy.
Any help appreciated
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That K looks good and well worth pursuing. I wonder is it Markzz from this forum? Phone number should be good. Replace the 0 with +44. Its not far from Comberjohn, he lives in Clough. PM Comberjohn? Or send me a PM and I will ask him?


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Hi squig.
It's not Markz. He lives in Belfast rather than Bangor.
Bet he wishes it was his!
I can try to make contact with him or can call and take a look for you. It's just around the corner from where my son lives.
It looks ok if the info is genuine. The price would be about right if it's as clean as it looks.
I can take a look and email better pics or PM your contact number and I'll try to pass it on to him.


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If I was in the market for a K I would be looking closely at that one. I know Ringfad did something similar for Corkboy, looked for him and got him a K1100 that has just been to France. 

Bangor is a lovely spot and a shortish run from Dundalk. I would reckon go for it if its a good as it looks. At that age condition matters more than miles as most of the mechanicals seem to be unburstable. Best one I have seen on DoneDeal for while.


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92KK K100LT 193214 wrote:If I was in the market for a K I would be looking closely at that one. I know Ringfad did something similar for Corkboy, looked for him and got him a K1100 that has just been to France. 

Bangor is a lovely spot and a shortish run from Dundalk. I would reckon go for it if its a good as it looks. At that age condition matters more than miles as most of the mechanicals seem to be unburstable. Best one I have seen on DoneDeal for while.

Yep, Sigmayhew went to see it, declared it good and paid a deposit for me (and later said that he would have bought it if I hadn't). Ringfad picked it up as he had a trailer.  Very handy as I was in Cork and the bike was in Dublin. I was able to collect it from Ringfad after a few weeks, when I could next get to Dublin

So, if you see one let the forum know and somebody might be near enought to look at  it sooner than you can. On saying that, the one you linked to looks about the cleanest example I've seen for a while.


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@Corkboy wrote:
92KK K100LT 193214 wrote:If I was in the market for a K I would be looking closely at that one. I know Ringfad did something similar for Corkboy, looked for him and got him a K1100 that has just been to France. 

Bangor is a lovely spot and a shortish run from Dundalk. I would reckon go for it if its a good as it looks. At that age condition matters more than miles as most of the mechanicals seem to be unburstable. Best one I have seen on DoneDeal for while.

Yep, Sigmayhew went to see it, declared it good and paid a deposit for me (and later said that he would have bought it if I hadn't). Ringfad picked it up as he had a trailer.  Very handy as I was in Cork and the bike was in Dublin. I was able to collect it from Ringfad after a few weeks, when I could next get to Dublin

So, if you see one let the forum know and somebody might be near enought to look at  it sooner than you can. On saying that, the one you linked to looks about the cleanest example I've seen for a while.
Sorry, forgot that bit about Stephen going to see it. But a prefect example of collective forum cooperation.

I must again say it looks a very good one.


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A 1989LT just South of Dublin was advertised yesterday in the Classic and Vintage Bike section of Donedeal. Price looks good. Might be of interest


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8Back to top Go down    Wicklow K100 on Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:08 pm

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hi sgmayhew,
Thanks for the heads up on the k in Wicklow. I was on it and called the owner. 157.000 miles. Its an import the guy who has it doesn't know much about as he took the bike in part payment of a dept. I'd prefer slightly less mileage
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http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-for-sale/bmw-k75s-for-sale/7669065

Looks vey clean


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10Back to top Go down    Ultimate KBike quest on Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:11 am

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I'm about to pull the trigger on a 1994 K1100LT. It has history thats an inch thick. I hope to have it in about 10 days. I'll keep you all posted as things develop


    

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Looks good!


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Greetings from Florida! Having a 'new' K  :cyclops:    Surprised-o: 

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+1.......and looks like a ex-police, battery covers from -83 -85, seat from a -93 or earlier.


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Good luck with it - hope you'll be luckier than I was. After weeks of K-hunting I ended up with an R again last year. Quite happy with it though Smile


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ReneZ..........Thanks for the good wishes



Inge K.........Of course you are right. ExScottish police. The PO tells me that the bike was used as an "unmarked" bike no blue lights or sirens

Björn........... I have to thank ComberJohn from the forum for pointing me in the direction of this bike. He placed an ad on Gumtree looking for a bike. A guy from Scotland replied and when ComberJohn wasn't interested he passed the details on to me.


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Nice machine.most of us have little or no history so you're lucky there. Hope to see you out and about on it soon


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Reg

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Pity you won't have it for the weekend, would of been nice to have another K11 on side.. Give me a heads up if your planning a spin here in the west.. well wear..PS I ll hang on to that manual for you..

    

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Thanks Reg

If you could bring that manual with you I would appreciate it. I'm going to try to get to Kilkeel on Friday night just to see the spectacle of all those K's in one spot.

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Excellent stuff!!! Will be good to see you.


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Well!! Did you get it?? bounce


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1986 K100 Silver(gone)
2012 K1600GT(gone)
1984 K100RT Madison Silver(gone)
1989 K100LT Stratus Grey(gone)
1984 K100 Red(gone)
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I got it.   Very Happy Picked it up yesterday morning in Scotland. Got home at midnight. Pics to follow
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Congrats ! You'll love it.

See you at the next meet-up.

We might have to create a new forum K1100-Forum Very Happy  and leave these older bikes behind.


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Once a brick always a brick!


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