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Show a picture of your FIRST BMW

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Beemer-me-up
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Show a picture of your FIRST BMW

This picture was taken at the Laconia Race Track in 1979. Its a 1978 R-80/7 with a Lufmister ferring and bags, Reynold back rest on fog lights on the crash bars. I wish I took more pictures when I was younger (23) when I purchased my first Beemer. Lets see yours.:cool:

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13 R 1200 RT (90th Anniversary Edition)

04 R-1150-RT (Traveler) Sold 12-7-15

04 R-1100-RS (Pearl)(gone 10-2008)

78 R-80 (Gone but not Forgotten-KIA by a DUI)

 

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Only joined the Munich clan back in '01, buying an 1150GS for all the forest roads here in the middle of the Colorado Rockies.

At the top of Guanella Pass with the Continental Divide in the distance...

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Wow, that is a good picture.

Here's oneof the few I have of my first Beemer.

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Here's mine!

Here is my first Beemer! A 1976 600/6. I put about 60,000 miles on this bike back in the double nickel days. She would do at least 90 mph though.

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1st Beemer

Bought it in April of 1983 while I was stationed in AZ.

There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.

Frank Zappa

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This is my 1977 R60/7 bought new in 1977, restored in 2007.

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My first was a '92 K75.

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Wow, that's basically the plain version of my first (and still only), a '91 K75RT which came with a low seat. I've since converted it to high seat.

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whenisell » wrote:
This is my 1977 R60/7 bought new in 1977, restored in 2007.

That is one nice bike, love the li'l trunk.

MarkF
2005 Ducati ST3

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My '81 GS down in Guatemala -

This bike is now in the US down in the Roanoke area... This is what it look like a few years ago, before I lost track of it...

EAP

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My first BMW, a 2003 F650 CS:

My current ride, 1998 R1100 RT:

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My first BMW was only 2 years ago, a 2002 F650CS. Quickly traded for a 2002 R1150R.

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1974 Curry R90/6

I bought it from a friend for about $1,000 in 1990 or so.

I sold it to another friend about a year later for $1,000. He still has it, but now it is silver Frown

Silver is a great color for BMWs, but the Curry was a very interesting color that I thought looked very "period" on that bike.

SCQTT

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I've been a little late in jumping on the BMW bandwagon. Having spent my entire adult life on Japanese bikes, I finally made the leap to a bike with some personality. Here's my first and only BMW, a 2009 R 1200 RT that I bought last January.

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Here is my first BMW.

2004 RT 1150 Titan Grey, What a great bike! Great for touring and daily driving.

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My Second.

1976 R60/6 with a Sputnik sidecar. I got some good videos on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6UDxNLV1BQ&feature=channel_page

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My third.

1989 GS/PD equipped for the long haul and ready for the dirt.:D

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When I first brought it home, November 13, 2010. 

 

2009 R1200RT
Previous bikes:2007 Nomad | 2001 Vulcan 800 Classic | 1984 GPz750 | 1978 KZ1000A2
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1974 R90/6, bought new.  This photo in 1976 after being slightly modded from touring to sport for running the foothills of Northern CA.  Rode it over from Louisiana after college.

Kent
R1200RS Wasserboxer

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my FIRST BMW

Laguna Seca, ISTR. Remember the "System" helmets?

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still in the garage.

 

(that is a loaf of "Wonder Bread" in the dorky guy's arm)

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So, what forks and brakes are those on the Toast?  They don't look like a /6 retrofit.

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This is my current and first BMW.  2011 R1200GS   Saw my first BMW in 1963 and wanted one from that time on.  Finally got one on Jan 8, 2012, my birthday.

 

 

 

 

 

It AIN'T the destination, it's the RIDE getting there!

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1973 R75/5  1980 

Dwight Nevins

Holbrook Mass

Yankee Beemers MC

 1973 R60/5

2002 K1200LT

1999 K1200LT

1973 Honda SL350

1971 Yamaha AT1 

2007 Suzuki DL650

 

 

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 New to the club, my first bike is the 1998 R1200C next to my wife's first bike the 2003 F650 CS.  The photo is with my mom, dad, brother and his wife on the great sand bar in the Keweenaw, Upper Peninsula Michigan.  Awesome Lake Superior in the background.

 

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The Red Bike, R1100RS<br />
The Yellow Bike, R1200C<br />
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Just joined BMWRA. My 1st Beemer was this R90/6....my wife & I went for our first date on this bike in 1984.

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I just got this 2003 R 1200 CL last week. I'm slowly getting used to it. Unusual sounds and other experiences. Beautiful bike.

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This is my first BMW and the one I was waiting for since I saw the GS series for the first time 25 years ago.

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My first bike was an ACE100 Hodaka, but my first, and only, BMW is a 2001 R1150GS - haven't seen a better bike yet!   This picture is near Paradise, MI on Whitefish Point at the Shipwreck Museum - nice riding in the U.P.

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Our first BMW was this 1982 R100.  It used to have a Luftmeister fairing.   We did several two up trips on this motorcycle before my wife decided to pilot her own.  

My very first motorcycle ride was in 1969 as a 10 year old passenger on my cousin's R50/2.  It must have made an impression on me.  Any motorcycles drawings I created from then on included a roundel on the tank. LOL!

 

 

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My First was this beautiful '04 K1200GT. It was truly a wonderful Motorcycle!

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My first new bike was an '81 R65.  I don't have any photos of it.  But a friend gave me his '81 R65 a few years ago (it wasn't running and had 170k miles on it!), and I'm loving it again!

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I was new to BMW back in 2007 when I purchased a new 2004 CLC. The followiong year, I went over to an RT and have ridden them ever since.
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My first, and only Beemer to date, a 1998 R1200C.

 

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Purchased sight unseen in 2002.  It was shipped from Cleveland to Jax, FL.   I had a German friend look at it and ride it, but he missed a "few" key items.   Several $1000 later it's a nice rider.  It will always be my 1st.   For a long time I thought I would ride Harley's forever.  After 22 years I was bored and disenchanted looking for a change.  

 

 

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Gosh that's a beautiful bike! I've never been able to walk away from the Boxer engine.

I too had roundels on everything I drew growing up....  Dad thought I had a thing for "Center of Gravity" until I told him, "No Dad, that's my BMW Motorcycle!". Little did he know.

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So here he is... 2004 R1150R Rockster.

Love at first sight.

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Fell in love with the GS down in Central America, circa 1986.  I am on my 3rd GS now. The R80 GS was followed by an R1150 GS, followed after 100k miles by a 14 R1200 GS LC...

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1988 K75s

Steve Reinke

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Ever have one of those motorcycles you wish you had kept?

 

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<p>You don't stop riding because you get old; you get old because you stop riding.</p>

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Just WON it at end of June. Still getting used to it and the sheer joy of having a brand new bike for the first time in 20 years. Any help on hard cases options (stock, older models that might work) would be appreciated.

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This is my first. A 2000 1150 GS. Had her for 4 years now and will never get rid of this beast. Looking for number 2, would like a 1200 C for cruising the two lane black tops of Northern Michigan.

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2010 R1200RT, I purchased in 2012 used.

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This is me being goofy on a 2005 650 GS on my way to work one day after getting this bike - Photo was taken 2/2011. Yes, that is a "Pony Tail" stuck ONTO the helmet. I'm not proud of that Smile

I've since been through a 2009 650 GS, and now ride a 2016 800 GS.

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My first BMW bought used in 2006 after 29 years of riding Yamahas was this 2000 BMW R1100RS.  I now ride a 2002 BMW R1150RS, but still have the 2000 which needs a new clutch.

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This one looks like my own first bike...well, it was dad's bike;) Nostalgic mood;)

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My first was a K75S, sorry but no picture. Second was a /5 750 short wheel base, current is a '95 R1100RSL.

Oops! No photos...will be back.

ez

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Pictures, I hope.

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