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    Why I am a member of MOA

    I bought my first BMW, a used R90S, in 1996, and haven't looked seriously at another brand since. I was 48 years old then, and had known about BMWs since I was a teenager. I bought a BMW because I...
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    hard cases

    I recently bought a 1988 K75S. Great motorcycle. I have a line on a pair of used hard cases for it, but I don't know for sure if they will fit my machine. They came off of a K-100. The photographs...
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    The z-shaped plastic (I also thought they were...

    The z-shaped plastic (I also thought they were aluminum) mounting rails are on the motorcycle. Is all the remaining mounting hardware attached to the bag itself? Or are there more pieces one must...
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    K75 hard bags

    I've just discovered and purchased a 1989 K75S with 8k miles on the odometer. It looks and runs good, but does not have the hardbags. After new tires and a complete change of fluids, I would like to...
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    Joe--if you don't mind, I'll tag along. I am also...

    Joe--if you don't mind, I'll tag along. I am also on the prowl for a "new" (to me) BMW, and the K75 is looking better each day. I like the S-model the best because of the riding position and fairing,...
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    looking at a 1982 R100RS

    I have "discovered" a 1982 R100RS here in Kansas, originally a Florida bike. 47k miles, repainted white (vice Polaris Graphite). It has replacement SS mufflers and Koni rear shocks, aftermarket fork...
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    I've never heard of "storage insurance". I keep...

    I've never heard of "storage insurance". I keep my motorcycle insured for driving year-round. I think in this state if you drop coverage for any reason you are supposed to go to DMV and declare the...
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    I've lived 30 miles from your location for 17...

    I've lived 30 miles from your location for 17 years and driven my motorcycles periodically through the winter over all these years. You have to know when there is ice on the road and where the sand...
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    I drove a 1976 R90S all over Kansas, Nebraska,...

    I drove a 1976 R90S all over Kansas, Nebraska, and into the Dakotas and Minnesota from my home in Leavenworth without ever a thought about lead in the gasoline. 30,000+ miles with no issues...
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    I'm seeking wisdom

    I'm getting ready to re-enter the BMW ranks, with a possible purchase of a 1988 R100RT. My only other Beemer experience was a 1976 R90S that I put 30k miles on in about 4 years. Does anyone have...
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