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  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jan 2018
    Oshawa Ontario

    Cool New BMW rider

    Lots of reading here, but I am enjoying it. Ordered a 2018 GTL and will take delivery the end of this April. WOOOHOOO! I grew up on street bikes, yeah, rice burners, and had a lot of fun. I sold all of that fun stuff and got married. Still have that ride, not complaining. After all, she was the one who egged me on to rent a Goldwing in Vegas for a week and we had a blast and she was hooked. Big smile on my face! Her and I are looking to slow our life down and enjoy the scenery and pre-retirement.
    The only things moving in my garage now are the snowmobiles and atv with a plow at the cottage. I embrace the winter months as long as I can. Don't have much of a choice. Located outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


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    IBA# 5819 61996's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Apple Valley, MN
    Congratulations on the purchase and welcome to the club!

    “Fate whispers to the warrior, 'You can not withstand the storm.'
    The warrior whispers back, 'I am the storm.'

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    RK Ryder
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    London, Ontario
    Welcome to the MOA and the Forum, neighbour!
    Retired and riding my RTs, the '87 K100 & the '98 R1100 !
    Niagara Riders #298 & Knights of the Roundel #333

    2018 Volunteer Committee Chair

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    Jim G

    l am also retired Just joined about 5 min ago trying to get around the site. and look for info on my 05 Adventure
    With a ABS problem Tucson AZ

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    May 2017
    Newcastle, ON, Canada



    I am from Newcastle, just down the road from you. Maybe we should get together for a ride to Mudddies Pit BBQ when the snow goes away. After owning a number of Gold Wings I made the switch to something much lighter and now I am not restricted to paved roads. My 2017 R1200GS and I can take off down gravel roads and even head off through the Ganaraska Forest if I like. Great fun!


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