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#992662 - 07/20/17 04:22 PM My loyal beemers left  
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[img]https://photos.app.goo.gl/oMAaYxOglltbe4ln1[/img]

Lets see if this works.... sharing photos from Google....

The things is, you see, after many many years of loyal service, my two BMW's (my first, the 1050RT, and the other my 1200GS) have left me.
They are on their way to The Netherlands, because that's where they are registered still...... to be sold.

Nina and I now settled in Italy and will be looking to buy an Italian registered bike in the next few months. It just turned out to be too cumbersome to re-register the bikes and we figured that with a little pocket money now (after selling our house) we might as well get us a newer bike here. The RT was 2004 and the GS 2006.

So, once we have wheels again, you may expect new ride tales coming up wave


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#992664 - 07/20/17 05:37 PM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Francois_Dumas]  
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Mmmm. Ride tales from Italy supported with your professional photographic skills.

They should be epic and stunning!


Cary, Gleno, Rodger, Paul,
Godspeed, my brothers.
We will never forget you.


Teach your children about taxes. Eat 40% of their ice cream cone.

Do you have a MotoReflective Reflective Kit (Link) for the rear of your BMW?
#992672 - 07/20/17 08:11 PM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: EffBee]  
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Hi Fernando ! LOL.... I'll do my best.... but first need to (re)figure out how to embed my photos here. I am no longer active on Smugmug, and Google seems to have a mind of its own grin grin


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#992890 - 07/23/17 03:56 PM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Francois_Dumas]  
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Originally Posted By: Francois_Dumas

The things is, you see, after many many years of loyal service, my two BMW's (my first, the 1050RT, and the other my 1200GS) have left me.
They are on their way to The Netherlands, because that's where they are registered still...... to be sold.

Nina and I now settled in Italy and will be looking to buy an Italian registered bike in the next few months.


So does this mean you are looking at a Ducley? Or mebbe a Harcati?

wave Hi Francois and Nina !!!


2007 R1200GS
2004 DR200se (still RIP for now..)
#992930 - 07/23/17 11:22 PM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Francois_Dumas]  
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Originally Posted By: Francois_Dumas
[img]https://photos.app.goo.gl/oMAaYxOglltbe4ln1[/img]

Lets see if this works.... sharing photos from Google....


In my experience, if the photo URL doesn't end in the file extension (like .jpg or .gif), the BBS software here will not display it. You have to figure out how to get a URL out of your photo site that ends with the file extension.


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'15 R1200RT
'12 Kawasaki KLX250S
'04 R1150RT (gone)
'02 Suzuki V-Strom (gone)
#993056 - 07/25/17 07:32 AM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Heck]  
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Originally Posted By: Heck
Originally Posted By: Francois_Dumas

The things is, you see, after many many years of loyal service, my two BMW's (my first, the 1050RT, and the other my 1200GS) have left me.
They are on their way to The Netherlands, because that's where they are registered still...... to be sold.

Nina and I now settled in Italy and will be looking to buy an Italian registered bike in the next few months.


So does this mean you are looking at a Ducley? Or mebbe a Harcati?

wave Hi Francois and Nina !!!


grin grin grin

Hi Heck !!!

Looking at all options, but being a Beemer Man.... well..... wink


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#993057 - 07/25/17 07:32 AM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Bill_Walker]  
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Originally Posted By: Bill_Walker
Originally Posted By: Francois_Dumas
[img]https://photos.app.goo.gl/oMAaYxOglltbe4ln1[/img]

Lets see if this works.... sharing photos from Google....


In my experience, if the photo URL doesn't end in the file extension (like .jpg or .gif), the BBS software here will not display it. You have to figure out how to get a URL out of your photo site that ends with the file extension.


Will start figuring when the heatwaves are gone.... wave


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#996113 - 09/04/17 02:20 PM Re: My loyal beemers left [Re: Bill_Walker]  
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Originally Posted By: Bill_Walker
Originally Posted By: Francois_Dumas
[img]https://photos.app.goo.gl/oMAaYxOglltbe4ln1[/img]

Lets see if this works.... sharing photos from Google....


In my experience, if the photo URL doesn't end in the file extension (like .jpg or .gif), the BBS software here will not display it. You have to figure out how to get a URL out of your photo site that ends with the file extension.



Or just click the link........ java (worked for me....)


2007 R1200GS
2004 DR200se (still RIP for now..)

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