Specialks.net BMW K75 Custom

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by madisonreid, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    did jdiaz blow his load yet?
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  2. duck

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    That creme one is Mrs. Larry's bike.
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  3. madisonreid

    madisonreid Long timer

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    Mrs. Larry is a lucky girl.
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  4. duck

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    Sounds like a great idea to me. :D

    Just make sure to have it well-insured. (Not that I'd crash it though.)

    I offer "chicken strip removal" as a free service.
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  5. madisonreid

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    I thought you'd like that idea. Most likely, I will fly down and drive back. Take three or four days I think.
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  6. duck

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  7. madisonreid

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    Thanks...will check it out. Will try to stop along way to see friends
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  8. lukeman

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    Sweet looking bike before it started, curious to see how this one turns out. Those forks are great, so envious.
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  9. madisonreid

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    Rebuilders like Specialks.net (Larry) and Duck (Drake) are just two of a handful that work on these Ks with such extraordinary attention to detail and care. Having owned one before, I have a great appreciation for the bike and the commitment of those who take on it's challenges. I'm grateful I'll have another oppurtunity to own a K75.
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  10. madisonreid

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    :evilYou never forget your first


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  11. lrome50

    lrome50 Specialk Larry

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    :wink:Amen Brother!

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  12. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    I really liked my K75S (not really an S). It was smooth and comfortable to ride!

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    Looking forward to seeing the rest of this build. There are obviously a lot of great possibilities out there based on the other photos here!

    Jim :brow
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  13. madisonreid

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    Beautiful!!! Are those C bars?
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    OMG.......:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1......I've lost the feeling on the right side of my face.
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    Yes, it made all the difference! I had bar backs on there at the time, but took them off later as they were actually too tall.

    Jim :brow
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  16. madisonreid

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    Thought so. Larry is also putting C bars on so my back can go the distance even though it will be primarily a commuter. I ran my former k75c with the C bars along the Cascade Loop and HW 101 on the Olympic Pennisula a few times. I found it to be as smooth and comfortable as any sport touring bike I have ever ridden but 100lbs lighter. Do you still have your K?
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  17. duck

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    Larry's on a different plane than I am. I like to build stuff that runs/performs well with lots of useful farkles and looks good at 10-20 feet - riders. Larry is frickin' meticulous about the custom and cosmetic stuff as well and the stuff he builds not only runs well but also looks good under a magnifying glass - show bikes.

    I haven't been by his place for a while. I plan to go visit him again in March and check out some of these puppies in person.
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  19. madisonreid

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    Both of you do a pretty spectacular job any way you slice it. It doesn't matter weither it's a 20 footer or a Specialks bike. It has to function and perform as a K should.:freaky
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  20. JimVonBaden

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    I wish I did. It was a fun bike!

    Jim :brow
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