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Old Mar 14th, 2009, 4:20 pm Thread Starter
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What type of bike do you think a BMW parts guy rides?

I was in my dealer today getting my fuelling sorted and test riding the new K1200GT. I had already seen that the parts guy drives a Porsche Cayenne, but was amazed to see his 2 wheel ride parked outside, check out the picture!!

Heres the specs, they only made 99 of them and net indicates a price of $72,000!!!!!!!!!!!

Year (of specifications) 2006
Engine 998 cc, 4 cylinder
Transmission 6-speed, chain
Max speed 190 + mph
0-60 mph -
Horsepower 185 bhp @ 12,000 rpm
Weight 170 kg
Seat height 810 mm
The stunning MV Agusta F4 1000 Vetro Strada is the road legal version of the F4 1000 Veltro Pista. The track only Pista is limited to 23 units, while the road going strada's production will be capped at 99. Exclusive to say the least.

Souped up by MV Agusta's racing division, Corse, the F4 1000 Veltro Strada features carbon fiber bodywork and fixtures, a street legal silencer and and an open silencer, machined aluminium steering head and foot rests, Brembo superlight wheels, and unique matt black paintwork and graphics in the style of a WWII Italian fighter plane

Gotta get me a job with BMW if these are the types of rides you can afford working there!
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Old Mar 14th, 2009, 5:17 pm
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God help him if he ever needs spare parts, I know an MV dealer who refuses to take any more bikes from the factory until they can provide spare parts for what they have already sold.
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Never really understood REALLY REALLY expensive bikes.

But good for him...

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Old Mar 14th, 2009, 7:41 pm
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Parts guys....

Holy crap!
If thats what your parts guy is riding, and he has a Porsche for the rainy days, what the heck does the owner run around with. I am just 'a thinkin' wherever/whoever your dealer and parts supplier is they are making WAY too much money from the unwashed masses........

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That explains those $69 rubber grommets
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Old Mar 15th, 2009, 11:29 am
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I would guess that they are selling more than BMW parts out of that shop ...

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You beat me to it, theres a whole lot more goin on there!

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Originally Posted by 04K12GT
I would guess that they are selling more than BMW parts out of that shop ...
"Dealer" being the operative word.

"If everything's coming your way, you're probably in the wrong lane."
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