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Old 01-25-2013, 06:23 PM   #1201
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lucky bastard!!
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:27 AM   #1202
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New 1987 K75C

I'm getting back on two wheels after a couple of years without a bike. I was on a weekend trip to NoVA to visit a couple of friends, and found what looks to be a pretty good 1987 K75C.



My buddy is going to be storing it for me, and probably wrenching on it a bit, before I'll be able to get it home to Atlanta...
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:21 AM   #1203
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thats a nice one
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:28 AM   #1204
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Very nice K! Mine is an 87 as well, same color even...

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Old 01-28-2013, 02:15 PM   #1205
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thats a nice one
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Very nice K! Mine is an 87 as well, same color even...
Nice color!

I think it looks a bit better without the chin fairing:

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Old 01-28-2013, 03:08 PM   #1206
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Those k75s are nice.
I wish there were more of them around for sale. I wouldn't mind having one for when I travel alone.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:39 PM   #1207
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Those k75s are nice.
I wish there were more of them around for sale. I wouldn't mind having one for when I travel alone.
Smoothest ride of any bike I have ever ridden.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:48 PM   #1208
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Want to trade for a ride?
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:28 PM   #1209
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:05 PM   #1210
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Going to be nice and warm in the northeast tomorrow. Its time to take the bike out of the basement and go for a spin tomorrow. Its been a week that's just to long..
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:56 AM   #1211
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The K75CRTPWTF:

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Old 02-23-2013, 05:52 AM   #1212
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The K75CRTPWTF:

The MetPol Special Escort Group (SEG) had these modified K75s before they went to R1100RSP. There was one K100 too but I think they opted for the 75 as it was better suited to city escort duties.

Before the K they had good old twin-shock R80s with leg shields. All were polished to within an inch of their lives. Shares in metal polish manufacturers fell through the floor when they got the Ks.
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:06 AM   #1213
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That's pretty funky how they adapted the RT lower to the tank.
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Old 02-23-2013, 01:12 PM   #1214
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Super reliable bike; i ride 45-140 miles a day. So far my only complaint is the current seat height, i have an aftermarket Fox twin clicker air shock that the previous owner installed that i still haven't adjusted just right. But hey, maybe i'm just short.
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Old 02-23-2013, 01:20 PM   #1215
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An interesting fairing. Hannigan maybe??? And the rear drive is saying S model as the C or standard had a rear drum brake. It looks good in green.
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