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Thread: Can't Stop Smiling!!

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    Reno, NV

    Talking Can't Stop Smiling!!

    Traded in my Honda Goldwing F6B for a 2017 R1200RT today. I had to go out of town to do this - 125 miles to the dealer and the whole way there I was enjoying my Honda F6B and wondering exactly why it was that I was going to trade it in for a new BMW. The whole way home on the new RT I had a huge grin and realized exactly why the RT gets such great reviews. My only regret is that I didn't do the trade sooner

    Greetings from Reno, NV!!
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    IBA# 5819 61996's Avatar
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    Mar 2014
    Apple Valley, MN
    Welcome from Minnesota!
    Nice motorcycle!!
    “Fate whispers to the warrior, 'You can not withstand the storm.'
    The warrior whispers back, 'I am the storm.'

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    Registered User lkraus's Avatar
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    Nov 2011
    Central Ohio

    I bought my used RT from a fellow about 150 miles away, brought it home on some twisty, hilly backroads. Grinned so hard my face was still sore two days later.
    2006 R1200RT

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    Dress for fall & avoid it AlanColes's Avatar
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    Aug 2013
    Bedford, Nova Scotia

    My sentiments exactly, although there were quite a few years between my Wing and my RT.

    The Gold Wing has many devoted riders who get exactly what they're looking for from it, but if you want one bike that can tour across a continent, slam through twisty roads or mountain passes, as well as work fine around town, the RT, and especially the RTW, do it for me.

    Welcome to aboard and welcome to grin city. ;-)
    Regards, Alan - President BMWONS - MOA Charter Club #097, BMWMOA/BMWRA/BMWONS/Airheads
    Current: '14 R1200RT / '06 Ducati ST3s / '91 R100GS / '86 R80RT / '75 R90S / '73 850 & '70 750 Commando Prev: '04 R1150RT / '81 Honda GL1100 / '77 Suzuki GS750 / '73 Norton 850 Commando

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    sMiling Voni's Avatar
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    53 sMiles south of Alpine, TX USA
    BMW Riders sMile a LOT!!!!!!!!

    Welcome. Pull up a chair and welcome to our little corner of the world!

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    Registered User RIDERR1150GSADV's Avatar
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    Thumbs up

    Congrats!! White is the fastest color too...LOL!
    MOA # 108516
    Current ride 2018 R1200 GSA Triple Black
    Past rides '04 R1150RT, '05 K1200LT, '06 R1150GSA, ‘17 R1200RT

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    BeemerBoy terham's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    Exit 31, PA TPK
    Nice looking RT and welcome to the forum.

    I doubt you'll stop grinning anytime soon!
    Current rides R75/5 R100RS R1150RT
    Past rides K100RS R1100S
    My Smugmug

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    Welcome from lower Alabama and fellow RT enthusiast.
    R. Reece Mullins Ebony R1200RT (Gretchen)
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