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skida
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New BMW Rider

Postby skida » Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:09 pm

Hello from a rider new to the forum and to BMW bikes. I have just acquired a 2005 R1200ST and I will be posting my first impressions on the appropriate forum. I have previously been a rider of quite a few Hinckley Triumphs and a few Japanese Fours. My intention with the BMW is to try a foreign tour or several, especially after retirement next year.

If anyone here was on the old Bikersweb Forum, I was skida there, too.

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Rugbycoach
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Re: New BMW Rider

Postby Rugbycoach » Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:55 pm

Hi Skida welcome to the forum. The beauty of BMW in europe is the dealer network just in case. I have used them a couple of times. Once on a long tour for a service in Austria and once for a rear brake issue. Rolled in and out in an hour great service from BMW Koblenz. They spoke great English.
Colin
R1200GS.

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DEEP DIVER
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Re: New BMW Rider

Postby DEEP DIVER » Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:59 pm

Welcome to the forum from Suffolk.
I tried to be normal once, worst two minutes of my life.
Blue belt in Serious tea drinking.

Barry the old goat!!!!
1985 R80ST being rebuilt #-o
1985 R80RT Touring dream sold
2 Harley sportsters being rebuilt #-o
And a VW trike so I don't fall off :shock:

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Re: New BMW Rider

Postby P-K » Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:38 pm

Hi there,

Welcome to the Forum. :smile:
Phil,
'17 R9T Urban G/S : '12 R1200R
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george baker
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Re: New BMW Rider

Postby george baker » Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:32 am

Hi
Welcome, the st is popular with people who have had them
G
Member 21, R100R, and an under used K75


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