Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau, MO - BMW Luxury Touring Community
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old Jan 24th, 2006, 10:37 pm Thread Starter
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Evansville, IN, USA
Posts: 109
Grass Roots BMW in Cape Girardeau, MO

I received this e-mail from a guy I ride with in this area. I thought I would pass it along.

Tom Williams
01 K1200LTC Toscana Green

My Fellow Riders,
> You guys heard it first. I sold Grass Roots. Well most of it. I will
> have a small (very,very, small) stake in it. I will stay on as a
> or whatever the new owners want me to do. All other personnel will be
> staying too including my silent partner that most people do not even
know I
> have.
> The best part is...... The new owners are not mechanics. They have
> and office managing skills. Now maybe I can stay on just fixing things
> hopefully concentrate better on doing the best service work anywhere.
> Mistakes due to trying to wear too many hats is the biggest problem I
> at the shop. Nothing irritates me more than a less then perfect repair.
> Nothing wakes me up at night with a belly ache like having a mistake on
> repair job. I will now be able to not answer the phone and stay on what
> am doing.
> So here is the scenario as we now plan it.
> Same people. Same building. Same atmosphere. (Good or bad) Better
> from the service area. Much improved parts and shipping services. A
> internet site with everything under the sun available for sale.
> The new owner is a rider. Many of you have met him. His 2 year old
> shows over 75,000 K on it already. And he has other bikes besides that
> too! Competitor in the Iron Butt Rally, yes the 11,000 miles in 11
> ride. A good friend, and my Mexico traveling companion on my last trip
> there. He worked for Leeman Trikes in Texas. Currently the general
> of Hannigan Motor Sports in Murray KY. He hails from the frozen
> of Canada. Tall, bald and at one time red-haired. Herb Anderson.
> BMW still has to bless this sale but we see no problems in that area.
> need us with Saint Louis temporarily closed and they know I need help.
> So give it a month or so and come over and meet Herb. Our goal is to
> things better for customers and we are determined to do that.
> Adios Amigos,
> John
tjwofevv is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old Jan 25th, 2006, 6:13 am
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 4,905
Sounds like a win-win-win situation to me...
messenger13 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the BMW Luxury Touring Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BMW Dealers closing in 2005 shelby1 Chit Chat 52 Apr 26th, 2006 7:53 am
BMW and their contribution to the world of motorbike suspension pcra K1200LT 3 Jan 4th, 2006 12:40 am
UK to develop BMW techs Bayliner2052 Chit Chat 2 Dec 14th, 2005 5:47 pm

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome