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  1. New Member Introduction
    I'm riding again after a 30 year hiatus. I bought a lightly used R 1200 CL Beemer to break back in and find my stride.
  2. New Member Introduction
    Hello, I'm a new BMW bike owner ('91 K75s) I have owned BMW autos and love the company and the way that they are built. I am an experienced auto mechanic (not professional), but not a motorcycle mechanic so I'll need some advice along the way. I live with my wife and daughter in central...
  3. Motorcycle News Articles
    Look at this beauty! Source: BMW Motorrad Presents The Blechmann R18 Custom
  4. BMW
    So the rear shock on my 1998 bmw r1100rs is starting to leak profusely. I'm looking into replacing it. Trying to get some ideas for a decent upgrade or if I should just go with OEM.
  5. General Motorcycle Discussion
    BMW just launched the R18 yesterday!....and it looks amazing! The amount of customization that can be done to this bike is LIMITLESS! _ Source: 2020 BMW R18 Price, Specs and Options
  6. Motorcycle News in the News
    Did you know BMW started manufacturing motorcycles before cars?? Source: 1923 BMW R32: The First BMW Motorcycle
  7. General Motorcycle Discussion
    So BMW has been teasing us with their concept for some time now. Some guys spotted the prototype and finally, BMW officially announced the launch a few weeks back (Source : iMotorbike). What do you guys think of it? I'm really triggered to hear the 1.8L boxer engine lol
  8. First Bike / New Rider
    Hey all! So for background, I am a college student about to turn 20. I am 5'11" and 245 lbs. I go to college in NYC but am currently taking a semester off due to some health issues. I never learned how to drive a car because of bad anxiety problems in high school and once I was accepted to a...
  9. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi! I'm a new owner of a BMW R1200GS from 2007 that has a few electrical issues... mainly the Tire pressure sensors that give very intermittent readings. I can't say they never work, occasionally they appear but most of the time I can rely on them to not work. I thought that because either...
  10. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Last couple of years we have been visiting Smokey Mountains. Renting bikes there have been easy. Also when you prefer a solid BMW (1200 GS) On this years tour we will fly into New York and take it from there. But we have run into a problem. Where to rent something (two bikes, month of May...
  11. Motorcycle Repair
    Good Morning Everybody, I am new to the group here, as I just purchased a BMW earlier in the year. It is a 1997 BMW R1100RT. It has been a really great bike, thus far, however, the clutch seems to be slipping. I noticed it starting about a week ago. When I apply full throttle, the RPM's...
  12. Motorcycle Repair
    I just got the bike a few days ago and already it won't start. It makes a terrible clicking sound whenever I press the start button. See video that contains the sound here: <a href="https://youtu.be/EfN7Tb8UsCI">Video</a> A few days ago I had trouble starting it, but it was the starter...
  13. Motorcycle Repair
    Firstly, thanks for reading. I am putting back together a 1992 BMW R80 (monolever) and am in the process of putting the clutch arm assembly back on. I purchased a new boot and in putting it back on it doesn't seem to be fitting back together correctly. I have no understanding of how the clutch...
  14. BMW
    Pretty straight forward question, BMW keeps tighter tabs on there manuals then Harley Davidson. Ive got a chilton for my 92 k75 but really, its just instructions on how to change the parts. no real information on testing them.
  15. For Sale: Motorcycles
    Runs and drives great. Located in Warsaw, IN. $8500 Or best offer. Picture: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tcaem/sets/72157644531774678/
  16. BMW
    Hello and thank you to everyone taking a bit of time to read this. So, I'm relatively young (17) and my mother's boyfriend rides a 2009 R1200 RT. My mom's never been that big on the idea of motorcycles, but he has helped show her that with the right amount of precaution and safety, you can...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys - I am a new member to this site and wanted yto introduce myself and also ask for some advice. I have been living here in Abu Dhabi for the last 2 years and eventually managed to bring my beloved BMW R1150 GS Adventure over. I am now searching for a good bike shop (not official BMW...
  18. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I'm looking to buy my first bike. I'm completly in love with the baxtton.com/rides/moto/bandit9-nero-motorcycle As you can imagine I'm not gonna buy this one to start. Do you have a recommandation for something similar ? Thanks
  19. BMW
    i'm wanting to add some farklage to my BMW 650 xcountry. to be more precise, a topcase. i like the look of the TraX EVO-ALU-BOX, but have heard they tend to leak. any thoughts?
  20. New Member Introductions
    hey my name is Trach. I live in New Orleans. I have come to MF in hopes to gain some information about a BMW I discovered in the back of my warehouse. The hand tapped ID plate on the gooseneck behind the headlight casing is a 7 digit number and doesn't seem to correlate with any of the VIN...
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