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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2010, 11:48 am Thread Starter
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You know you're a older K bike owner when...

Saw one of these on a BMW E34 board I frequent thought it might be fun to start one here. Not sure if it has been done yet, I couldn't find a previous post so I'll kick it off.

You know you're a older K bike owner when

you know what Honda Moly 60 is and have some on your shelf...

you have mastered the fine art of rapping the speedo while riding to bring it back to life...

you have used the adjective indestructible to describe the engine...



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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2010, 12:47 pm
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when your choice of tyres is very easy to remember

when your diary has an entry for 'spline lube'

when you know that 'Fluidbloc' is nothing to do with kidney stones

when you know what fluids are likely to come out of your weep hole
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when you've heard 5 dealer's say "We've never seen that before."

conversely, "They all do that."

"Box of Rocks" anyone?
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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2010, 1:55 pm
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Hmmm....well you know you've MET an older K bike owner when you ask him why it's up for sale, and he says "It's gettin' too heavy for me!"
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 23rd, 2010, 7:55 am
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............when you don`t really remember your first ride on a K-Bike in 85.

Benelli 50cc at 14
Yamaha RD 200 at 16
Yamaha RD 350 at 17
Honda CB 750 F at 18
Honda V45 Sabre at 24
BMW K100RS at 27
BMW R100GS at 34
BMW K1200RS at 53
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You still think a K bike is new technology and not a "real" BMW.
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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 24th, 2010, 1:53 pm
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You know you're a older K bike owner when

You have an entire parts bike stripped and sitting on a shelf ... but never really have to use any of these parts.

'85 K100RS
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I can't remember the number of times I've explained, "no, the pistons don't stick out like the old models, the head is on the left and the crank on the right"
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You tell the noob, "You think the 'K' bike's cool, you should see the 'L'.
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old Aug 27th, 2010, 10:14 am Thread Starter
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you may at one point or another have heard, "I like how you stuck BMW badges on your motorcycle... Oh i didn't know BMW made motorcycles"

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