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post #1 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
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New from coastal NC

Hello everyone I’m new to BMW I took delivery of my Grand America last month I come from the American v- twin scene , I have to admit it’s nice not having the noise or the heat from those bikes , but I’m still getting used to the sitting position on these, but it is a wonderful motorcycle.
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post #2 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 06:25 PM
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Welcome to the forum Slingshot. Lots of fellow riders here graduated from the big V-twins. Enjoy the new toy!

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post #3 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 06:28 PM
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Welcome Singleshot. I'm sure you will appreciate your new Grand America the more you ride it. The K1600 is pretty hard to beat.

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post #4 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 07:35 PM
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Congratulations from a fellow B owner and previous Harley rider.

You'll find this forum very informative.

The more you ride that K the more you'll love it!

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post #5 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 07:46 PM
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Welcome! Where on the coast are you located?

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post #6 of 10 Old 04-14-2019, 08:12 PM
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Congrats on the new bike and welcome to the forum!

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Welcome singleshot. The more you ride it the better it gets.

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post #8 of 10 Old 04-15-2019, 02:52 AM
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Welcome to BMW and to the forum from the Sandhills of North Carolina! You’re gonna love your new ride!

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Congrats and welcome. Make yourself at home and enjoy that new ride.


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post #10 of 10 Old 04-15-2019, 11:43 PM
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Congratulations - Enjoy your ride and this great group. As mentioned, the more you ride the K the more you will love it.

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