Any K bike riders out there?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Tall_Canuck, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. BluegrassPicker

    BluegrassPicker Been here awhile

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  2. 390beretta

    390beretta Long timer

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    Bluegrasspicker, your point is? Love your stage name! Are you a banjo player? More info. please?
  3. RideOn2

    RideOn2 Been here awhile

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    I.had my 94 K75 for three yrs and really liked it. I read about the K1200RS and thought it was a good move forward. I bought my 2000 RS 4yrs ago with 17K on it for $6500. It now has 45K on it, It honestly feels like twice the bike. Very glad I bought it and expect to keep it a long time.
  4. scrannel

    scrannel Scrannel

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  5. H96669

    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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    In parts/farkles alone, that's pretty well over half the price of the bike. Wanna see my invoices??? And that's not including time, not that easy to work on them clutches and tranny/RD seals.Lots of my time involved in that.:eek1

    Bags do come up used once in a while, altough this is the wrong time of the year for that you can go look there:

    http://marketplace.ibmwr.org/ads/kbas

    Go for a test ride and watch them at low speed, they are heavy beasts. As for higher speeds well.....!:wink: It sure has the right tires/suspension.:clap

    Buy Buy Buy.....I am going for a ride on mine again today.
  6. owrstrich

    owrstrich F O T G

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  7. Chico

    Chico Thief and Saboteur

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    Shout out to big sur!
  8. Tripletreat

    Tripletreat Been here awhile

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    8,000 miles? Why don't you ride it?
  9. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    That'll do. :clap


    And, welcome!
  10. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    I never understood why it is considered unrider like to go to a coffee house with your motorcycle... I ride about 10k mi a year and drink at least 5 gals of coffee when stopping before bustin out the twisties...:confused
  11. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    A lot of people just don't know what to do with themselves when they start riding. The idea that you use the bike to do what you want escapes them because they need to learn "the rules" that they then try to enforce on others.

    I'm a coffee addict too.
  12. seantx

    seantx Been here awhile

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  13. Mr. G

    Mr. G Normal Dude

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    +1 ..... though I only ride about 8k a year

    I sure do like the Starbucks......
  14. JakeS

    JakeS Yup

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    MMM coffee... I usually ride to coffee, food, motorcycle accessories, food, and then a few times a year PANCAKES..
    Also for trips and enjoyment..
    Who cares where people ride to as long as they ride and enjoy..
  15. Chico

    Chico Thief and Saboteur

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    Posing. "Riding to Starbucks" is shorthand for being a poser. In other words, spending $25k on a bike and 'round-the-world-gear so you look really good when you ride a mile and a half to the Starbucks to let everyone see how adventurous you are. Then you sip your cappuccino in the air conditioning and watch people marvel at all the exotic places you have just come from or are on your way to, before you ride back to your house in the 'burbs, wash the bike and park it next to the minivan.

    Not that there's anything wrong with that.

    Real adventurers squeeze their coffee out of the intestines of berry eating bush-varmits. Everyone knows that.
  16. JakeS

    JakeS Yup

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    HAHAHAHA
    It keeps the economy moving i like them. They spend money on parts they dont need and gear they dont need hopefully from small businesses and it just keeps the world moving. Probably a very small fraction of the world but it all helps
  17. Chico

    Chico Thief and Saboteur

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    What I like is that after a couple years, their hardly-ridden adventure bikes go on the market steeply reduced, for vultures like me!
  18. rgiroux

    rgiroux Invisible Man

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    Naw, for most of us its just taking little digs at our fellow riders (at least as I see it). Kind of like always busting your best friend's balls on any little thing that doesnt fit the "norm". Made even more fum when the sensitive few start defending their actions. Just roll with it and have fun. We have one of the greatest hobbies there is! :freaky


    Well, there is that, too. :lol3
  19. Trinity_Session

    Trinity_Session Been here awhile

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    What is the most active k bike forums? K1200r specifically?

    Thanks,
    Chris
  20. owrstrich

    owrstrich F O T G

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