New (to me) 1999 K1200LT
Just purchased a (new to me) 1999LT and took it out for the first ride after the test run yesterday at the dealership.
Yesterday was a good biking day here in the mountains of Colorado; our town is a re-fuel stopping point for various clubs and this LT had some heads turning and thumbs up gestures. It's in great shape, looks like it's been garaged for most, if not all, its life. It has a few very small blemishes (no deep scratches), no fading of black plastic, and is in good condition mechanically (speakers buzz some at higher volume). Got lucky at the price they asked ($3K).
The big issue is reverse. I saw the salesperson use the gear, but I'm not having any luck going backwards. I read the posts on the reverese issue, but the issue is the failure as soon as I got the bike home. Could it be a loose wire after I flipped up the seat?
I start the bike, go neutral, lower gear changer to "R", press starter button; no joy.
Any help is appreciated, good to be here, and see you on the road!