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Offline Plexat

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Hi from Holland
on: April 19, 2017, 03:14:08 PM
So finally I got a S1000XR. I am 57 years of age and ride motorcycles since I became legally old enough to get my driver license.
I started with a BMW R75/5. I was the only guy with an ugly Boxer instead of a shiny and fast 4 cylinder Japanese bike. But I liked it.
Over the years I tried more than one bike, Kawasaki's, Honda's, Yamaha's, Triumph, choppers, racers, tour. I tried them all.
Every time I ended up with a BMW. K1200S, K1300S, K1600GT, S1000RR, R1200GS ... and than I tried the S1000XR. Just like the K1600GT the best of two worlds. K1600GT is sport and touring, the S1000XR racy and fun.
My wife is less picky. She tried a lot of bikes also but ended up with a Yamaha MT-09 Tracer. Almost the same as the S1000XR but a little bit more docile.  :001:
So that is my bike history. I always kept riding because it brings me so much fun and a peaceful mind.

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Offline ampj8

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 10:13:44 PM
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That's a nice bike CV

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #2 on: April 20, 2017, 07:50:16 AM
nice one Plexat  enjoy,  :400:
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Offline Jockser

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 01:28:38 PM
Welcome Plexat & congrats on the new bike  :152:

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #4 on: April 20, 2017, 02:10:19 PM
Welcome Brother. Enjoy and ride safe :062:
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Offline Plexat

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #5 on: April 20, 2017, 07:17:16 PM
And there he is! Already removed the pannier rack. SO ugly! :008:

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #6 on: April 20, 2017, 11:14:05 PM
I'll be over in Holland on my XR next week to visit my daughter who lives in Amsterdam.  We will be going to Assen at the weekend, so let's hope for some dry weather! (and some good racing as well)  :002:

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Re: Hi from Holland
Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 07:46:47 PM
*Originally Posted by roger z1b [+]
I'll be over in Holland on my XR next week to visit my daughter who lives in Amsterdam.  We will be going to Assen at the weekend, so let's hope for some dry weather! (and some good racing as well)  :002:
You come to Holland and hope for dry weather? Holland is just like the UK. It always rains in Holland. And it is COLD.
Not yet sure if I wiil be at Assen but wish you a good time.