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    BMW MOA co-founder bmwdean's Avatar
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    Time to get a new BMW

    At 77, time to get a new BMW. A 2017 R1200RTW.



    http://bmwdean.com/r1200rtw.htm
    Jeff Dean − BMW MOA Co-founder (1972)
    '17 R1200RT, '15 R1200RT, '67 R60/2, '69 R60US, '55 R67/3, '49 R24

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    Congrats on getting that beautiful machine !
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    Last week I saw a new white RT accompanied by a white K16GT - thought there might be a major law enforcement event in progress. White's a great color for these models.
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    '17 R1200GS.
    Priors: '16 R1200R, '14 R1200GS, '13 K1600GT, '08 R1200RT, '04 R1150RT, '05 R1200GS, '73 R75/5 (LWB).

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    Definitely has the cop look. I bet the left lane will voluntarily clear for you, then breathe a sigh of relief after they see you are NOT a cop.
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    I really like the white color after seeing them up close. So, I have moved up my timeline and looks like I will be getting a new white 2017 shortly. My original plan was to wait for the 2018 RT, but the prelims that came out on the colors did not grab me like the white.
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    You give me hope. At 70 I've been considering selling my bikes.

    And it does look like a police bike.
    2015 R nineT

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    Quote Originally Posted by gfspencer View Post
    You give me hope. At 70 I've been considering selling my bikes.

    And it does look like a police bike.
    I have a friend who who is 80 and rode to the MOA national in Utah. On his ride home he did 865 miles (1,392 km) in one day!
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    '17 R1200RT, '15 R1200RT, '67 R60/2, '69 R60US, '55 R67/3, '49 R24

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmwdean View Post


    I like the color accents on the bags.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmwdean View Post
    I have a friend who who is 80 and rode to the MOA national in Utah. On his ride home he did 865 miles in one day!


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    You don't stop riding because you get old...you get old because you stop riding.

    Nice motorcycle!
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    Congratulations on a gorgeous new bike. I love the white!

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    Love that color!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 61996 View Post
    You don't stop riding because you get old...you get old because you stop riding.

    Nice motorcycle!
    I like that!

    And I really like that white bike!
    2015 R nineT

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    Smile

    Rode a white RT loaner home from MAX in CT. last month while they fixed my saddlebag. Rode by cops at a few road details and they did a second look. GF loved the white but I prefer my Sam Marino blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rwl1955 View Post
    Rode a white RT loaner home from MAX in CT. last month while they fixed my saddlebag. Rode by cops at a few road details and they did a second look. GF loved the white but I prefer my Sam Marino blue.
    I like them both!

    Jeff Dean − BMW MOA Co-founder (1972)
    '17 R1200RT, '15 R1200RT, '67 R60/2, '69 R60US, '55 R67/3, '49 R24

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