BMWSportTouring BMWST DB
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 4 of 5 1 2 3 4 5
#976186 - 12/09/16 12:30 AM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 5,878
OoPEZoO Offline
Member
OoPEZoO  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 5,878
Amish Country, PA
Could happen to anyone grin

Nice scoot


-Keith (Yup, thats me...and my rubber chicken)

Making the world a better place, one rubber chicken at a time!

'98 Buell S1 Lightning
'06 R1200GS
'86 Honda CB125
'00 R1100RT (parting out, PM me)
#976325 - 12/11/16 02:18 AM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 514
Bigfish Offline
Member
Bigfish  Offline
Member

Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 514
Vista, California (San Diego ...
Whip, is it really that pristine? Those pictures look photoshopped to me. Not one spec of dust on anything. Looks like you got a really nice one. Being an 04, you may still want to change out the rubber brake lines. They deteriorate with age, not miles. And usually from the inside out... so don't trust the external view. Congrats!


Bigfish
IBA #47337 50cc May 2011
"Dry-Town" Crew, San Diego
'04 R1150RT

My Motorcycled States
#976371 - 12/11/16 10:33 PM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Bigfish]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
Whip Offline
Member
Whip  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
San Antonio, TX
Originally Posted By: Bigfish
Whip, is it really that pristine? Those pictures look photoshopped to me. Not one spec of dust on anything. Looks like you got a really nice one. Being an 04, you may still want to change out the rubber brake lines. They deteriorate with age, not miles. And usually from the inside out... so don't trust the external view. Congrats!


The Adventures has steel brake lines.

L


I am their leader, which way did they go?
#976375 - 12/12/16 12:29 AM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: TEWKS]  
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,272
Endobobdds Offline
Member
Endobobdds  Offline
Member

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,272
Washington, DC
Originally Posted By: TEWKS
Originally Posted By: barryNmarin
Wow? How could someone own that bike for 12 years and put under 4000 miles on it???? Nice find.


The older GS wash procedure was too intense. wink

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NngElIbTboU

Pat


Beautiful bike and likely much less maintenance and more dependable than a new one as long as you wash it once in awhile as Pat suggests the older GS's require. grin


Bob Smyth
K1200RS ('02 Black)
email: endobobdds@gmail.com
#976385 - 12/12/16 05:08 AM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Endobobdds]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
Whip Offline
Member
Whip  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
San Antonio, TX
Originally Posted By: Endobobdds
Originally Posted By: TEWKS
Originally Posted By: barryNmarin
Wow? How could someone own that bike for 12 years and put under 4000 miles on it???? Nice find.


The older GS wash procedure was too intense. wink

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NngElIbTboU

Pat


Beautiful bike and likely much less maintenance and more dependable than a new one as long as you wash it once in awhile as Pat suggests the older GS's require. grin




My plan


I am their leader, which way did they go?
#976659 - 12/17/16 06:47 PM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 1,016
Francis Offline
Member
Francis  Offline
Member

Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 1,016
New York City
Wow. Very clean. Congratulations and may happy miles.

#976987 - 12/23/16 11:49 PM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 60
scott r1200rt Offline
Member
scott r1200rt  Offline
Member

Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 60
Milford, NH
Did you buy that from second wind BMW? I live near there and go there often, one of the employees was selling it. By the way, they sold the shop.

#976990 - 12/24/16 12:15 AM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: scott r1200rt]  
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
Whip Offline
Member
Whip  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 10,440
San Antonio, TX
Originally Posted By: scott r1200rt
Did you buy that from second wind BMW? I live near there and go there often, one of the employees was selling it. By the way, they sold the shop.



Nope, that one was very nice, but it had 22,000 miles on it.

This was purchased in South Texas off Craigslist.


I am their leader, which way did they go?
#977007 - 12/24/16 06:39 PM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 2,619
BrianT Offline
Member
BrianT  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 2,619
Long Beach, CA
Not even broke in yet! Definitely looks like its in less than 4k miles condition. Another plus is not needing a computer or special bmw only tools to work on it. Congrats!

Last edited by BrianT; 12/24/16 06:40 PM.

BrianT - 15 R1200RT-P (Work), 16 FJR1300ES (Play)

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. - Matthew 5:9
#977381 - 01/02/17 10:05 PM Re: I love this bike....so I bought it! [Re: Whip]  
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 638
Bruce H Offline
Member
Bruce H  Offline
Member

Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 638
Oregon Coast
Nice find. I'd pay extra for one in that condition.


Bruce H, 10/1200GSA, 06/F650, 07/Dakar, 02/R1150GS, 04/R1150R, 13/Tiger XC, hers: 06/F650, 14/F700GS
Page 4 of 5 1 2 3 4 5

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.010s Queries: 15 (0.003s) Memory: 2.8065 MB (Peak: 2.9948 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-12-15 09:56:06 UTC