Utards whos riding what

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by frog, May 22, 2008.

  1. dieselcruiserhead

    dieselcruiserhead Long timer

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    anyone know this 950 that is down at the BMW dealer right now?

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    Pretty sure I'm going to pull the trigger on it (would appreciate it if no one mowed my lawn on it).

    But I'd love to know if anyone knows the bike or if there is known history. I'm always leery of trade ins... Supposedly he traded in 2 950s and a 1200 for a new 800GS.

    It fits the bill perfectly, a relatively in expensive / beat up 950 that I'll only hammer some more...

    thanks!
  2. harcus

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    Never seen it but it doesn't look that bad. The skid plate & crash bars lack "patina" indicating no serious off road work. How does it run? Burn oil? :D
  3. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Hey Walrus. Great functional Halloween costume you have this year.:thumb
    I assume the sheep get tricked and you get your treat.

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  4. harcus

    harcus Long timer

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    The owners manual goes thru it in detail. It is very straight forward. But with 7500 km (4700 mi) / once per year intervals it doesn't happen often for most riders. :D
  5. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Naw, couldn't be the same bike. Ya think?


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  6. dieselcruiserhead

    dieselcruiserhead Long timer

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    great questions.. I'll find out tonight. If anyone is up for dinner tonight somewhere down in SLC or Murray/Sandy feel free to hit me up. There is a killer, super cheap Indian place around 8000 south and 1300 east I was thinking of...
  7. The Walrus

    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    I'm dressing up as hands this year.....thank you very much.....:deal

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  8. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Great! I've got a 'job' for them.
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    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    They're busy and....
    I'm retired from 'jobs'.....remember.......:D
  10. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Oww.

    Oh wait, what is this big fat check on my desk? Oh yeah, it's for coming in
    and sitting at my desk. Huh.:wink:

    Happy Halloween Utardia!
  11. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Yup, just getting ready to carve the pumpkin.:evil


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  12. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Any day rides planned for this weekend or should I just hang at the lake???:ear
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    buzzardair terraqueous Adventurer

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  14. buzzardair

    buzzardair terraqueous Adventurer

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    I'd be up for a big bike ride this weekend. PM me.
  15. buzzardair

    buzzardair terraqueous Adventurer

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    Get yourself one of these and it will save you half a day:
    http://www.cjdesignsllc.com/products/cj-designs-lc8-adv-oil-tank-hose-kit/

    I have one installed and you are welcome to look it over. You know longer will have to pull the panels to do an oil change.
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    buzzardair terraqueous Adventurer

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    Supposedly he traded in 2 950s and a 1200 for a new 800GS. :rofl

    The guy must be an idiot.
  17. buzzardair

    buzzardair terraqueous Adventurer

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    lmao
  18. dieselcruiserhead

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    Supposedly guy who traded it in was an older guy and just wanted something moree street oriented. Traded in the two 950s and an 1150. Go figure. There are little dings on the plate, looks like it had some dirt road duty but that's about it.

    Troy from BMW seems like a pretty good guy / straight shooter...

    Went down and test rode it last night. In love / it would be perfect. There is only one hickup. My wife is pretty adamantly opposed right now. Normally I don't let things like this have much of an impact (just buy what I want) but she is pretty strongly opinionated on it and pretty adament that I don't get it. with luck I can talk her into it and that it hangs around at the dealer for another day or two. It would literally be perfect. Only thing visibly wrong with it is has a bad headset bearing, which is a pretty easy fix that I've done before. In their eyes it is what it is, a nice lightly beat up 950, which again, is perfect. Other than that rides pretty well, doesn't appear to be burning oil etc. Nicely farkled too, which is a plus...
  19. pluric

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    Based on what he bought in the first place, I would have to agree.:wink:
  20. pluric

    pluric Gimpy Adventurer

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    Done.

    Much like dieselhead there may be a marital influence I had not planned on.:dunno