GS/GS Adv. Owner's age poll

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Beemerlover, Nov 25, 2011.

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Current age of GS/GS ADV. Owners

  1. 16 - 25

  2. 26 - 35

  3. 36 - 45

  4. 46 - 55

  5. 56 - 65

  6. 66 - too senile to remember my own name - let alone my age!

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  1. Beemerlover

    Beemerlover Been here awhile

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    334
    If this has been done recently, the mods should feel free to nuke it.

    That said, I'm just curious as to the current ages of folks who own these bikes.

    I'm 62 and have been riding since I was 6 - Jap bikes and H-D's. I'll be taking delivery of my first BMW in December - an R1200GS Adventure.

    Thanks for your responses and interest.
    #1
  2. mtrdrms

    mtrdrms Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2011
    Oddometer:
    529
    Location:
    NW CT
    Im 31. 07 gs. Its my car. Love it! Congrats on the new bike!
    #2
  3. mcstark

    mcstark Living brappy...

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2008
    Oddometer:
    1,487
    Location:
    Bflo, NY
    I turn 40 in a couple months, and just started riding 3 years ago. Started on a BMW F650, and moved to the Big Pig 1150GS last year. LOVE THIS BIKE! :evil
    #3
  4. fanneko

    fanneko Adventurer

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2011
    Oddometer:
    33
    Location:
    columbia basin
    39. And it's my 28th bike. While its second favorite to a 69 triumph tr6c i had for years, its by far the best bike ive owned. 2011 gsa
    #4
  5. Dahveed

    Dahveed Sumo Biker!

    Joined:
    Sep 24, 2009
    Oddometer:
    5,589
    Location:
    North Texas
    50 years old. I have an '04 R 1150 GSA. Only been riding for a few years now. It was my second bike, the first is a KLR.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk and my finger.
    #5
  6. Beemerlover

    Beemerlover Been here awhile

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    Looks like us old farts are hammerin' them young 16-25 punks (probably because we're the only age groups that can afford these things)! :D

    Thanks to all who have voted/responded so far.
    #6
  7. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    Dec 24, 2006
    Oddometer:
    3,815
    Location:
    Next to Rio Bravo
    Would be nice to know about the female additon too
    #7
  8. Beemerlover

    Beemerlover Been here awhile

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    334
    Hell yeah! Beemerettes are totally welcome! :evil
    #8
  9. rritterson

    rritterson Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2010
    Oddometer:
    207
    Location:
    Bay Area, CA USA
    27 here. The Adv is my 5th motorbike.
    #9
  10. GAP

    GAP Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2007
    Oddometer:
    171
    Location:
    Montreal
    59 years old and immature. GSA is about my 13th bike and perfect for me now.
    #10
  11. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Always dreaming of the next big ride!

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,873
    Location:
    Chester,VA
    42 here, riding last 27 years, owned over 45+ bikes, now just the big GS! I may have found a cure for my MBD (multiple bike disorder) Unfortunately, I now have a bad case of acute Farkleitis! :D
    #11
  12. 7seas10

    7seas10 7seas

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2010
    Oddometer:
    457
    Location:
    ILLINOIS
    45 with my fourth GS
    #12
  13. FlatDarkGS

    FlatDarkGS Master BS'er

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2011
    Oddometer:
    182
    Location:
    Mile-High Albuquerque, NM
    32 Years Young. My 2011 GS is my 3rd Motorcycle. :D
    #13
  14. Room210

    Room210 Nor-Cal GS'er

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2011
    Oddometer:
    36
    Location:
    Murderville, CA (AKA Stockton)
    43 years old and my 2004 GS Adv. is my third bike. (The last bike was an "87" XL600R)
    I like this one a lot more.
    #14
  15. Deuce

    Deuce Crazy Canuck

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2001
    Oddometer:
    3,057
    Location:
    Vancouver Island, Bitchin' Columbia, Canada
    My 4th GS. First was a '90 GSPD Airhead, then a '99 1100, '04 1200 (POS! :puke1) and now a '10 GSA. Riding for 40 yrs. now (touch wood!) :1drink
    #15
  16. peterb

    peterb Long Distance Adventurer

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2005
    Oddometer:
    241
    Location:
    Torrance, CA
    It's the sh*ts when you can't really define the answer in a poll because they don't give you a choice. I have plenty of faculties remaining and I know where my keys are and for what they are used!

    I don't wish to be younger but I do think you 30-50 yo's who are riding GS's have something going for you. I started riding 50yrs ago; a Zundapp Bella scooter - wrecked it on a gravel road the second time I rode it!

    Then came a Zundapp 250cc Super Sabre. Riteously followed by a 1959 BMW R60 that I rode over 100k miles in the '60s.

    Then Mx and desert got in the way and I went through a lot of Yamahas.

    In the late 80's I was fortunate to re-connect with a friend, Lester J. Platt, who showed me Baja and we rode that for over 15yrs, about twice a month.

    Early 2000's and I was back on the road on my trusty '00 GS; after about 140k on it I bought the '07 RT - love it. If I was a bit younger I would probably jump on the new 1600 GT.

    Hey, breeze on the knees is what counts.:norton
    #16
  17. Alijonny

    Alijonny ADVENTURERERERERERER

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2011
    Oddometer:
    129
    Location:
    Willowbrook, IL
    I am 27, I fell in love with my GS the first time I saw it in person. The po bought the bike new in 98 and was 27, rode until he was 40, and decided he wanted something smaller. It would only be fitting if I attempted to keep the bike until I'm 40 and be picky about the next 27 year old who buys it. I can only hope the next 65K miles are as safe and adventurous as the first 65K!
    #17
  18. Gezerbike

    Gezerbike Hey Rocky...........

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    Everybody knows this is nowhere......
    The 56-65 group will end up on top of this, it's just that they all went to bed before the poll started ! :lol3
    #18
  19. T.O.Adv

    T.O.Adv n00b

    Joined:
    May 13, 2011
    Oddometer:
    9
    Had my licence for a year. Bought a new F650 in the spring and three weeks later traded it for a 2010 GSA. Thank dog for a patient wife!!
    #19
  20. lorens_olivie

    lorens_olivie n00b

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2011
    Oddometer:
    8
    Currently 27. Bought my 850 GS 4 year ago and I'm not intending in changing it, just buy another one!
    In love with this bike since I was 11. A guy comes back then next to my house I see the big beast and I asked him:
    Sorry sir with bike is this?
    My young fella this is a BMW 1100 GS.
    Wow I said..

    Now I own one myself.!
    #20