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drooartz
09-18-2011, 10:04 PM
Okay, it's not exactly British but I'm selling my BMW R75/5. Time to streamline the life down a bit.

Details:
http://www.drooartz.com/index.php?page=70

http://www.drooartz.com/woad-local/media/bmwsale/73r75-5.jpg

TOC
09-20-2011, 08:46 PM
Not a proper motor cycle.
There are no oil stains on the pavement under it.

drooartz
09-20-2011, 11:02 PM
That's only because I moved it outside for photos. Oil stains are in the garage...

TOC
09-20-2011, 11:42 PM
hehehe

AngliaGT
09-21-2011, 09:40 PM
Drew,

Remember what happened the last time you sold a motorcycle?

- Doug

drooartz
09-22-2011, 07:03 AM
I fully expect to buy another bike, Doug, if I do sell this one. It would be a newer bike, though, with less work to be done. It's not that I don't want to ride, but that I'm less interested in restoration work right now.

If it doesn't sell, I'll probably start to dive in to the work needed in the spring.

aeronca65t
10-03-2011, 05:50 AM
Maybe you could replace it with something like this. Multi-tasking! :jester:


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drooartz
10-03-2011, 07:20 AM
:lol:

I've contemplated a Ural, though without the "extras" that bike has. A bit spendy, though.

TOC
10-03-2011, 05:03 PM
Having some experience with Russkie equipment, and engines made in the Urals, I'll pass.

drooartz
10-03-2011, 06:24 PM
Having some experience with Russkie equipment, and engines made in the Urals, I'll pass.
That's been my biggest concern as well. Quality has greatly improved, and they're using many of the same component suppliers as the major bike makers. In the end, though, I'll probably stick to just one maintenance-intensive vehicle at a time. :smile:

drooartz
10-06-2011, 11:41 AM
In the end I've decided to keep the bike and just put it away for a couple years. I really do like it, just can't even consider doing any restoration work for the next couple years. It's small enough to store in a corner for now.

elrey
10-06-2011, 01:25 PM
Ahh... The old "couple of years" trick... :yesnod: