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Thread: BMW addiction finally admitted. I can't seem to quit. New member in Kansas.

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    Registered User MG McAnick's Avatar
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    BMW addiction finally admitted. I can't seem to quit. New member in Kansas.

    I've been putting off joining BMWMOA for some time now. Maybe it's because I have been putting off joining the procrastinator's club too. Putting THAT off is a requirement for membership.

    I have owned eight BMW motorcycles over a period of 40 years, and even more of their cages. Yes, I discovered what a good motorcycle was all about at an early age with a used R69US. Great bikes and cars too. With a wife who doesn't like to ride, and three kids to raise, I laid out for several of those years. The kids are gone, and the wife has grown more tolerant.

    It became time to ride again about ten years ago. So I bought an old R-80/7. Nice old bike, but it has gotten to the point where it needs restoration. Kansas calls it an antique at 35 years. Right now, I have it and three others. I told you I was an addict. I'll probably pare down to one or two before winter, but I won't quit. We still have a lot of good riding weather, unless it's snowing and slick.

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    RK Ryder
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    Sep 2005
    London, Ontario
    Well it's about time . Welcome to the Forum! With your history of owning beemers, I'm sure you'll have lots of good advice to share with us.

    Looking forward to more of your posts.
    Retired and riding my RTs, the '87 K100 & the '98 R1100 !
    Niagara Riders #298 & Knights of the Roundel #333

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    Intermediate Adventurer Newstar's Avatar
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    Jan 2006
    Landenberg, PA
    Welcome MG! Glad you finally took the bait!

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