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Some of you may know the extensive work I did on my Austin yellow K 1600 GA/B. She flew both ways some days it was a B other days a Grand American. You can Find my threads under my name with all the work anyway I had a guy bugging the **** out of me to get my Grand American I had recently bought a 2009 K 1300 GT I did a light restoration on it it is a Bitchin bike. So the more money he offered the more I was tempted. I let it go for 21.5 it had 8400 miles on it but I only did this because of extensive shopping I found a 2015 K 1600 GT with 6200 miles it Really needs nothing has a custom seat no marks a C Bailey windscreen its a little tall I’m going to cut it I wish it was tinted but it works really well and they’re not building windscreens for bikes anymore. I paid 14,000 for it. It has lowered pegs OEM pannier bag liners, Heli bar spacers, wider foot on kickstand crash bars better driving lights very bright but look similar to what was there, color matched top case brand new Dunlop RoadSmart threes passenger floorboards that have never been mounted and highway pegs for me that bolt to the crash bars. He gave me those triangular pieces to cover the battery in frame but they look a little weird to put on a 1” ball socket mount for the phone near the start button nobody has ever kicked the seat there’s no scratches it’s impeccable it looks like a time capsule. I bought it about 125 miles from my house I rode it home it is absolutely more stable and planted to the road then my Grand American And she constantly was up around 90 miles an hour I really have to pay attention to keep the speeds down on it. So all in all selling pretty much the same bike and putting $6500 in my pocket to put towards other Motorcycle stuff I thought was cool. I sold my orange tiger 1050 to a fighter pilot couple of weeks ago and I found a one of 200 made special edition speed triple comes with carbon fiber all over it satin silver with blue stripes 5000 miles on it a 2013. I Am doing a few things to it bar risers I put a seat bag on it and mirrors that go to the end of the handlebars.
 

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congrats. I have the same bike year and color. I also have a S1000XR......(WOW). Try the Jrock screen. I really like it.
With the addition of the XR, I might be selling the 1600
 

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congrats. I have the same bike year and color. I also have a S1000XR......(WOW). Try the Jrock screen. I really like it.
With the addition of the XR, I might be selling the 1600
congrats. I have the same bike year and color. I also have a S1000XR......(WOW). Try the Jrock screen. I really like it.
With the addition of the XR, I might be selling the 1600
I have a 7 Jurock on my 1300 GT I’m a little bothered by the air pressure I feel against my back and I’m wondering if it is a lip at the top that’s doing that. I had one without the lip on my K 1600 grand American and I did not feel that
 

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Congratulations! I have a 2015 K1600GT with 124K miles.
 

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I'm jealous of anyone with that many bikes, and even more jealous of anyone who keeps them in or next to their their kitchen!
 
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Congrats on selling/buying a couple of your toys. I can't believe your wife lets you park all those motorcycles in the house. Either that, or when she gets back there's going to be a REAL problem! :ROFLMAO:


I know the motorcycles aren't in HER kitchen. They're in the man cave you created with which to keep them. I read that here some time ago. I'm envious of that setup! I have a double garage. My wife INSISTS on parking her ol' truck in there! Try as I might, I can't keep the leaves, debris, and SPIDERS(!) out.
 

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Obviously he's a bachelor.
No married 35 years this is our guest house I built for my wife’s Mom. But 6 months into it she was diagnosed with cancer I was to far into to stop so I finished it , she lived with us about a year and half and passed used it as a guest house then my kids were in there saving money to buy there first home
When our daughter moved out mom let her take all the furniture……. That’s was it….I put in a 4’ door from the 4 car garage That is between the two homes and now is a man cave and houses 9 motorcycles 4 more are in the bedroom. Lol
Sky Cloud Road surface Street light Asphalt
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Ha, he has more bikes than the number of cars and bikes (combined) I've ever owned in my 43 years of living. Awesome, set of motorcycles!
Thanks. I am 57 been building cars and riding bikes for 40 years now this 2015 GT is the 47th motorcycle
I have purchased some of these bikes were bought for my wife and 2 kids through time but I still ride them and take care of them. We have some great memories with these things
 

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Love thew 70 cougar. Is she an Eliminator?
She Started life as an XR7 but I had bought a rear wing and Hood scoop many years ago. She has been transformed a couple of times but finished her the way she sits in 2012 that same year she was in Drive Magazine. She host the original 351 Cleveland that is a full Roller motor now backed by a 5 speed manual with Hydraulic clutch, Coil-over suspension
And Rack n pinion steering from Total Control. Wilwood clamps on all corners. I have had it 35 years but the Torino is still my favorite it was my first car bought it when I was 16 1/2 she has all the same goodies but a 351 Windsor out of a 93 Lightning truck with AFR Heads now lots of work in there made 507 HP at the flywheel. More roomy then the Cougar which is the same platform as a 70 Mustang so basically a pony car.
 

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Sweet. I inherited my dad's 69 cougar in 79' when he passed. Black Cherry over Maroon. FMX trans with 351 Windsor, For a high school kid it was the best. I still have a soft spot for them.
 
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