Unrepentant Geek (matthew) wrote,
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I bought a bimmer!

Today I went out and bought a new motorcycle. I'll be putting my current bike up for sale, and riding this instead:

2004 BMW R1150R Rockster Edition 80


It's a 2004 BMW R1150R Rockster Edition 80. There were only 2000 of these built and 250 in the US. It's number 30 :) I love the paint job, it's matte white and gloss black. I love the combination. It came with all the gear that I want and still has over 2 years left on the warranty. There's a small amount of damage to the finish of the heads where it was leaned against a wall, but that's it, and easy enough to fix when I feel the need. The best part is that the cost of the bike is only a bit more than what I was paying before, just a longer term.

So, anybody want to buy a 2000 Suzuki Bandit 600S? ;)
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    Just before we bought the house I'd noticed that the Rockster was making a lot more noise on the right side than it should. gordonmessmer

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    Just before we bought the house I'd noticed that the Rockster was making a lot more noise on the right side than it should. gordonmessmer

  • Weekend report

    Still unpacking and setting up the new house. The dining room table showed up on Thursday but there was a complete comedy of errors including the…

  • All mine

    The Rockster is officially mine now. This is the first large (i.e. titled, licensed) piece of real property that I think I've ever fully owned. Does…