I'm 55 years old and, for example, this isn't the place I'd come to for any track bike or track day advice. It's never my first stop for Sports/Touring advice either. Not that there isn't perhaps some people here with that knowledge but it just isn't what this place is about. I posted a controversial post several months ago that the ON magazine looked like it was full of photos of people I don't know doing things I don't really care about. There's absolutely nothing wrong with that and for what this culture is you should be very proud of it and enjoy it. My advice is don't change a thing about it and stop worrying about attracting younger people. Focus on being yourselves and attracting the people that resonate with that.
2012 K1600GT, Vermillion Red
2013 S1000RR, Granite Gray
We offer nothing to attract riders of the S1000RR, so naturally there are not many of them in our ranks.
Go soothingly through the grease mud, as there lurks the skid demon.
'67 Trail 90 || '86 R80 G/SPD+ || '97 F650ST || '00 1150 GS || '06 HP2e
I asked the mods to move this thread to the clubhouse, since it has less to do with S1000RRs and more to do with navel gazing about our club.
I know this is an older thread, I had written a long winded reply which seems to have vanished. I am 40 years old and own a 2014 S1000RR and a 1990 K75S project. It took me a long time to pull the trigger on joining MOA as I have been following along on facebook for a long time. Although there is a lot of great info and great people, there is also a vibe that turns a lot of younger people off. I am talking about some peoples attitude to either other people, there beliefs, what they ride outside of a BMW etc. Any club should be open to their members talking about whatever is on their mind. If people want to engage in the conversation, they will. If they don't like what the subject is, ignore it and move along to a thread that interests you. Anyway, the point is, when people visit they see an incredible amount of negativity and that pushes them away from joining. Just my 2 cents.
Here is a couple of pics of the S1000RR and the K75. Not great of the K but will be showing more in time as I fix her up.
photo 2.jpgphoto 1.jpgS1000RR A1A.jpg