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post #1 of 12 Old 01-13-2020, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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Greetings from the Lou

Long time senior rider who just purchased a 2012 K1600GT. Second BMW I have owned. Came off a 98 K1200RS. Limited riding now in St. Louis as crappy winter weather is keeping it cold. I still get out for about an hour everyday as long as it is above 40. Retired so lots of time. Have owned over 60 bikes in the past 30 years, primarily Triumph. Lots of Japanese bikes also. Spend some retirement time down at BMW repair shop (Forever Endeavor) volunteering time to help out Dave Clark. Not a mechanic by trade but have worked on many bikes and have done a few frame up restorations (never again!). Looking forward to spending more time in the saddle once the weather breaks. Plus, would like to plan a few long trips this summer, including the Rally.

Looks like a great group and looking forward to learning more about my K1600.

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post #2 of 12 Old 01-13-2020, 11:41 PM
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Greetings from across the river.
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Welcome to the forum, glad you found it.

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post #4 of 12 Old 01-14-2020, 12:24 AM
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Welcome from Minnesota!
Good people here and the forum is an excellent resource.

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post #5 of 12 Old 01-14-2020, 01:08 AM
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Greetings. I was born and raised in the Lou. (Mehlville) left in 1986 for the west coast. Nothing like that 6 cyl power. Enjoy
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Welcome to the group! We are glad you found it. Lots of great people here.

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Welcome from Wentzville. Glad you could join us.

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post #8 of 12 Old 01-14-2020, 09:31 PM
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Welcome aboard!

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Welcome aboard and look forward to meeting you at the rally.
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post #10 of 12 Old 01-14-2020, 11:59 PM
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Welcome aboard. I live in the Defiance area. You’ll like the big K. I have lived my whole life in St Louis and have never heard where we live called the “Lou”.....I guess you learn something new every day.

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