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[Vic] BMW K1 at Spot-On - Anyone seen it?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by The Snow Dog, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Spot-On has had a K1 for sale for some time and I was just curious if anyone has had a good look at it. A long shot I know, but I've been lucky before here.



    ...perhaps this should have gone in General?
     
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  2. It can't be a K1 - it doesn't have any bright yellow bits or stickers :LOL:
     
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  3. I know...that's why I'm more than a little reluctant to even consider that one. :wink:
     
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  4. I *might* be going there to check out helmets tomorrow, i'll let you know if i see it (always wanted to see one of these lurid and crazy machines in the flesh)
     
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  5. Just found the ad, its not the crazy colours! How can you call it a k1 when you can look at it without squinting :LOL: :p
     
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  6. I haven't seen it but that one, from the pictures, looks decidedly non-original (the stickers!!!). On bikesales there's a nice one up in QLD and on Bikepoint a senstional one with apparantly 18,000km's on the clock. That bikepoint one is also on Ebay here with heaps of pics.

    What a great bike! In twelve years time you could wheel this thing out and bend young 'uns ears with "now sonny, thirty years ago this was the future of bikes....."

    I found this interesting snippet on the Moto One website about them: http://www.moto-one.com.au/performance/K1K100RS4V.html
     
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  7. The later year models were unfortunately toned down. I'm almost certain that at least some of the charcoal ones didn't come with the "K1" stickers.

    I stumbled across a book about the design of the K series when I was at school about 20 odd years ago and read it cover to cover one day (better than attending classes anyway). Since then I have always wanted one...
     
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  8. That thing is so ugly....i want one.
     
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  9. Was at spot on today, unfortunately the k1 is 'in their warehouse'. I'm not sure if that means it can't be viewed or if its just at a different location. I was in a bit of hurry so couldn't hang around to find out. Pity, would have been cool to see one in the flesh...
     
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  10. Me too :cool:

    I googled a few articles today - was unaware; limited to 100hp as per German regulations at the time, make a very good sport tourer (don't know what would fit in those panniers though) and not that heavy (by 1990 standards) at 215kg with a shaft drive

    Neat one for sale in QLD, $8K plus say $500 shipping, looks better than the Spot On one
     
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