Author Topic: Hello from Tennessee  (Read 649 times)

Offline BloodyKnuckles

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Hello from Tennessee
« on: July 17, 2017, 03:06:25 AM »
Hey everyone glad I found this forum it appears to be full of knowledge. Recently I picked up a 1991 K100RS for a great price that is in pretty good shape. my plan is too completely take it apart clean it up perform any repairs/maintenance, and put back together.  No chopping up "Café Build" here. Why mess with perfection, save that for the pos Hondas.  :hehehe But if that's what you want to do go for it I don't knock others personal desires for a bike. A little about my self I'm a VW technician (Yes technician, I went to school including the VW Academy say the word mechanic and their will be violence :nono )by trade. I drive BMW cars and ride Triumph motorcycles. Just pick a brand right......Look forward to chatting with you all hope to bring some knowledge to the site but I'm sure no where near as much as those already here.
  • Nashville,Tennessee,USA
  • 1991 Bmw K100RS, 2004 Triumph Tiger 955i

Online Martin

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 05:11:43 AM »

Welcome to the asylum from the land of OZ. The inmates like pictures of new inmates Bricks.
Regards Martin.
  • North Lakes Queensland Australia
  • 1992 K75s Hybrid, Lefaux, Vespa V twin.

Offline jakgieger

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 08:03:55 AM »
The inmates like pictures of new inmates Bricks.

Welcome  :bmwsmile ...with 30 yr old bikes, we all are technicians :hehehe !
  • Kansas USA
  • 1989 K100rs se
"What we've got here is failure, to communicate.  Some men, you just cain't reach.  So you get what we had here last week.  Which is the way he wants it...Well, he gets it.  I don't like it any more than you men do."

Online Martin

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2017, 12:59:03 PM »

Jack I'm still an old style Mechanic, did my trade in the OZ Army as a 16 year old. Had to be able to fix anything from a lawn mower to a Centurion tank.  :hehehe
Regards Martin.
  • North Lakes Queensland Australia
  • 1992 K75s Hybrid, Lefaux, Vespa V twin.

Offline jakgieger

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2017, 02:07:16 PM »
Yeah Martin  :bmwsmile ...I did my apprenticeship on the farm in the '80's farm crisis, when, if YOU couldn't fix it yourself, it stayed broken.  BK your background will serve you well, and the bike will not disappoint.  Good luck.
  • Kansas USA
  • 1989 K100rs se
"What we've got here is failure, to communicate.  Some men, you just cain't reach.  So you get what we had here last week.  Which is the way he wants it...Well, he gets it.  I don't like it any more than you men do."

Offline The Mighty Gryphon

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2017, 08:24:18 PM »
Welcome, Mr. Knuckles!  I am an amateur mechanic having learned the ropes on 60's vintage Volkswagens a.k.a. "Hitler's Revenge", usually on the side of the road at night on my way home from school or work.  Fifty years later, I can putter around on my Bricks in the comfort of my garage. 
  • In my garage in Marilla, NY
  • '94 K75RT Mystic Red, '92K100RS White, '94 K75S Dakar Yellow
Current:
'94 K75RT "Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS"
'94 K75S "Cheetos"
'91 K100RS "Moby Brick Too

Offline BloodyKnuckles

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2017, 06:48:17 AM »
Glad to hear from you all. I hope people got my mechanic/technician was a joke. Heres some pics she needs a little love but im a fan already!
  • Nashville,Tennessee,USA
  • 1991 Bmw K100RS, 2004 Triumph Tiger 955i

Offline The Mighty Gryphon

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2017, 07:34:30 AM »
Nice looking bike.  When you get it out on the road I hope you like it as much as I am liking mine.
  • In my garage in Marilla, NY
  • '94 K75RT Mystic Red, '92K100RS White, '94 K75S Dakar Yellow
Current:
'94 K75RT "Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS"
'94 K75S "Cheetos"
'91 K100RS "Moby Brick Too

Offline Sinky

  • The Laird of Fuengirola
  • Motobrick Curious
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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2017, 12:25:19 PM »
Hola friend. Nice bike mate
  • Fuengirola,Malaga,Spain
  • 1987 BMW K100 LT
Run baby run....Please :)

Offline herseyb

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2017, 01:57:00 PM »
Beautiful bike.  Lots of nice places to ride around Nashville too!
  • Madison, Wi
  • '90 K75

Offline Christopherguzzi

  • My first Beemer🏍.
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  • It ran when it was parked........27 years ago😳.
Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2017, 11:24:19 PM »
Nice ride!!!  You have to love that classic BMW charcoal gray.   :2thumbup:
  • Little Canada, Minnesota
  • 1986 K75C
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Offline stokester

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Re: Hello from Tennessee
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2017, 11:48:33 PM »
Hey everyone glad I found this forum it appears to be full of knowledge. Recently I picked up a 1991 K100RS for a great price that is in pretty good shape. my plan is too completely take it apart clean it up perform any repairs/maintenance, and put back together.  No chopping up "Café Build" here. Why mess with perfection, save that for the pos Hondas.  :hehehe But if that's what you want to do go for it I don't knock others personal desires for a bike. A little about my self I'm a VW technician (Yes technician, I went to school including the VW Academy say the word mechanic and their will be violence :nono )by trade. I drive BMW cars and ride Triumph motorcycles. Just pick a brand right......Look forward to chatting with you all hope to bring some knowledge to the site but I'm sure no where near as much as those already here.
Welcome, good to have you in the club!


I'm a Chevy mechanic err... technician in that I use the scan tool as much as anything these days to diagnose cars at work and in my former life I was an electronics tech.  BMW is my two-wheeled ride of choice as started my auto mechanical life working on VWs; of the air-cooled variety, and still have two Bugs that my daughters will not let me get rid of. 


Lot of good info for our K-bike here, much of the basic info has been covered so a good search may contain answers to many of your questions.

  • Yorktown, Virginia
  • 94 K75S - 93 K75S - 91 R100RT - 78 R100S

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