1999 BMW K1200 LT

Rumors. For a year or so I kept hearing rumors about the new BMW touring bike. I almost hoped I wouldn’t like the bike when I finally had a chance to see/hear/feel the real thing. That didn’t stop me, however, from putting a deposit down in January for the model/color I could see myself riding. March 8th I had a chance to test ride a demo unit.

Damn.

I liked it.

March 12, 1999 I picked up mine. The Icon model in Basalt Grey. It was my main ride until I found a new love

left rear

left rear

left rear
cockpit

cockpit

cockpit
right front

right front

right front
front

front

front
front profile

front profile

front profile

Pretty, isn’t she? The picture of the instrument cluster shows that a CD was playing.

 

Plastic Removal

tuperware removal

tuperware removal

Yes, the plastic does come off. Click on the picture for instructions. Or click here for a printer friendly version of the page written by Chuck Gardner – thanks Chuck. Also available are an A4 formatted MS Word doc and a Letter formatted MS Word doc, both of which were prepared by David H Mack. Thanks David!