Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Elkhart, IN, USA
Falcone's Powersports - Indiapolis,In
I traded my 2000 Harley Roadking in for a 2003 BMW K1200LT. Even up. I had 55,000 miles on the Harley and the BMW had 44,200. I had never seen a K1200LT in person. So I had no idea what to look for. Mechanically this bike is fine. I'm about to find out the shape of the internals when I do my 24,000 mile service tomorrow.
The salesman's name was Tom Lowdermilk.
When I looked the bike over, I noticed the belly fairing had some rash obit, so I asked about it, and he said, yeah that is a heavy bike, the previous owner dropped it in his garage. They apparently knew him. I am sure they knew him, but I'm also sure that this bike was wrecked. Today I found that the arm for the windshield is broke and crooked. Just a bunch of minor cosmetics that I didn't see initially. I was happy with the transaction other than the horrible disclosure. Ill be taking my business to Grand Rapids for future purchases. I'm hooked on BMW engineering now, just over deceitful sales tactics in Indy. So when I go to buy my GS in about 4-5 years, Grand Rapids will get the sale.
P.S. forgive any typos, I did this on my wife's iPad.
2003 BMW K1200LT
Last edited by biker46514; Apr 5th, 2013 at 8:12 pm.
Reason: Added dealer location