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post #1 of 71 Old May 1st, 2014, 2:45 am Thread Starter
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How many LT owners left you reckon on the forum?

Just a quick question about the LT's Anyone know how many owners still out there that haven't crossed over to RT or GTL ? My reason is, although I own a 2007 LT and as they are no longer made how long should someone hold on to bike for, that's at the back of the herd before she has no resale value and tough for getting parts for. Should I be thinking of moving to a newer steed or nurse the old girl into the ground.

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That depends
Do you like it and is she good to you
Your riding age and where you see yourself in 5/10 years
Weight/size of this machine as compared to where your future riding may take you.
I have six decades in my rear view mirror with almost 4 of those with riding experience. Ownership of Kawasaki, Goldwing and now the LT '09. In between I have ridden V-Max, Kawasaki 1300 and K100lt. All this helped me make up my mind for my last purchase.
I had decided at that point this was going to be my last one. No, I did not know that the line would be discontinued but was not that concerned either. My main focus was to get my touring in that I could not when I was younger and working. So far I don't know if there is light at the end of the tunnel cause I haven't even reached it as yet. Still enjoying the rather young girl.
I have demo the GTL and RT but did not quite adjust to either. Yes they both have quickness but I have traveled that road already.
Let me sum up by saying from the insight I have gotten on this forum and the longevity in mileage these bikes can ring up I feel pretty sure it will be quite some time before she is put out to pasture.
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Bought it new in 2000, wife loves it, and I know how to take care of it! The Bike is great for two up touring. If you are thinking solo rides then I would say there are better choices, but for two up many would argue that BMW has yet to best the LT! I sure would!

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Once I buy a vehicle I keep it until it is no longer worth repairing weather I like the vehicle or not. I'll have mine for a long time yet.

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First off I would say the LT parts supply will be well supported by BMW. Heck you can get just about every part you need for my 73 R75/5. The value of your 07 is relative to miles on the bike . At 7 years old now is the time to sell to get max resale value.

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The only determining factor for me to move on to another bike is age.
At some point in life I am going to drop this thing ( most likely in a parking lot like last Friday, # 3 ) at zero speed and not be able to pick the thing up.
Right now I'm 60 and in great physical shape so it will be a few years before I drop it, sign the title and tape it to the windscreen where it fell.
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Re: How many LT owners left you reckon on the forum?

That is a good question and hopefully some of the previous comments have calmed your nerves!

Yes there have been a fair amount of LT riders that have migrated to the GTL/GT/RT or to something else.

If the bike is still tickling your fancy, ride it and enjoy it!

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I'm gonna ride this thing until one of us can't go any more...........

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My honey and I have tested the Trophy, GTL, KAW, Honda Goldwing and Yamaha and we both still say the LT has it on all of them for overall two up riding comfort. The only issue for me is the cost of maintenance since I will only do oil and filter changes myself and the girl requires some pretty expensive preventive maintenance to keep her healthy. But I understand your dilemma since I have an 07 and my extended warranty runs out at the end of this year. I'm also debating on moving to a newer machine. I'm just afraid I won't be as satisfied as I am with the LT. Good Luck in whatever your decision is.
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Just recently bought a used 2013 GTL, and was going to sell the LT.
The GTL is a great all around bike, but I found that the LT is just too comfortable for long trips, so I can't get myself to sell the LT. Guess I am going to keep it until one of us calls it quits.

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Have owned MANY motorcycles including a 81 Gold Wing, Just purchase my first BMW 2008 LT in November, and I must say everything about it is awsome.

My passenger also Loves it.
Only tourer ive owned that loves the twisties, smooth, quiet and has all the features that I actually use.
Good maintenance is key, as with any vehicle, for long life.
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Im 45, the wifey is 34 and the LT is 9. with only 38,xxx miles and a wife that LOVES the LT I figure I will try to keep it until it dies.
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+1, Bought her several years ago. Plan on keeping her for as long as I can ride her.


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I have a 1999 and a 2007. Both are in great condition and both will outlast me and most others. But I hope to ride them both until I can't go anymore.

There is no other motorcycle that I'm even glancing at now. I'm completely satisfied.

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I have a 2000Lt that I have been riding for 10 years. Not sure if I like it or not, so I purchased a 2009LT I hope I can figure it out if I like the LT or not.

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I have a 2000Lt that I have been riding for 10 years. Not sure if I like it or not, so I purchased a 2009LT I hope I can figure it out if I like the LT or not.

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At 75 I'm not even thinking of downsizing, especially since my wife doesn't like my RT - but I do........
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I'm in the when I cannot pick it up anymore group - I enjoyed the K100 - the move to the K1100 was a huge step and another huge step to my summer car the LT

the only thing that I find incredibly stupid is that you cannot remove the starter motor with out removing the transmission - the only reason I think about it is because I had the dirty commutator grounding problem with the
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I purchased my 2003 LTE new in January 2003. Have no plans to sell the beautiful ole girl. Looks and runs great with on 121k miles. For those of you that know me you understand she still looks close to new condition

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I love my 09 LT and I have lots of extra farkles!! It is a great long distance touring bike with lots of protection from the wind. I don't think anything compares to the level of protection that you get from the LT.

I'm always open to something new though!!

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Bought by 2002 new and now has ~130k on it... LOVE the bike - just been garaged for the last eight months as it needs some major work (including the clutch).

Problem is - I can't afford a new bike, I can't sell it for what it's worth with repairs needed, and I can't afford the dealer's labor rates to fix it!

I'm on schedule to tear it down this May and fix what I can (and break what I can't fix ) - hopefully she'll be back on the road just in time for some fine summer riding...

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I have a 2000LT with a Hannigan sidecar and love it. Riding it more ofter than my three other BMWs, especially on long trips.
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Mine will out last me.
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I've had my wife on the back of the GTL, an RT, and a few others. She won't let me swap for anything else as our 2-up bike. Nothing else has the passenger comfort level. We've had our 2002 LT for 9yrs and about to roll over 100k miles on it. I just found a 2005 LT with only 16K on it at a great price so I bought it. There is nothing wrong with the 2002 but since they've quit making them I couldn't pass up a low mileage unit. That should keep us moving down the road on an LT for quite a while. I think I'll probably keep them both.

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I've had my 99 LT since 06 and put 70k miles on it. after a FD and clutch within the last year, and a new paint job four years ago, I'm ready to put many more miles on her. when the wife rides she is very comfortable. i have been looking for a smaller second bike for routine trips to work. I just haven't found one that I would like to ride since the LT spoils me with everything else. can't think there is anything else that I would like to ride 800 miles of interstate in one day, to spend a day (or more) riding twisties and then ride her home again! Central Illinois is just way to flat!!
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Got mine in April of 2000. I am a slacker onlt 55000 + miles.

Retire in 2001. What I need is more energy, an money.

Health is a high a major concern. So this bike will last till one of us drop over.

The bike or me.

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This is a great thread, and one that all newcomers to this site should read. It would quell the concerns of those who wondered what they just bought and what they are "in for".

I don't know how long I'll keep my '09 LT - our second one. We like it very much - my wife really likes the passenger accommodations. She says a Gold Wing is "an old man's bike" (her words), and she doesn't like the back seat of the K1600s. What can I say? The LT has spoiled her!

If money was no concern I'd keep the LT for two-up touring and also have a K1600GTL, or any of several other bikes. The LT is paid for in a few months; maybe I'll look into something lighter/smaller/sportier for one-up fun.

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Still have mine!!

The wife likes the K16gtl but I think it's ugly!

She's too short to ride so I'm keeping the LT....

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On my second year. I love Shelly.I believe she is the pinnacle. Put around 12K on her last year hope to do MORE this year.It's that DAMN work thing that always gets in the way.I bought a lottery ticket last nite though...

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I got mine back in Feb of 2013. Love the bike, cruising, and 2up with my wife. Much better than the C90T I had before. I'll keep them both as long as possible.

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Clearly the LT activity is diminishing. I still hang around here though.... It used to be 95% of the Forum Threads were about the LT. If you look now, LT threads seem to be 1 in 10. Kind of saddening, since I have made lifelong friends here and elsewhere because of my LT.

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1. I got the Deal of the Century on my $tealers last '13 GTL in stock.
2. Parts are indeed becoming scarce for the bike. Example: ABS II; there are no more OEM new ABS II ('99 to '01) pumps available from the Mother Ship. Your only hope is a used or rebuilt one.
3. The bike was designed a long time ago (mid-90's), and while I loved old Pepe, I just didn't want to run a "vintage" bike back and forth across the country. My wife wouldn't be too pleased being stuck in AR, awaiting rebuild of a part that can't be bought new... Dealers nowadays have reduced inventories, and order many parts, for just about any bike. For the LT, it's even less financially sound for a dealer to maintain even the basics. Even if available, the number of "in stock" parts at all dealers is quickly diminishing for the LT.

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Re: How many LT owners left you reckon on the forum?

The 05 is my 3rd LT, previous were 99 and 03.
I just bought a 2011 RT and plan on selling the LT, but mostly because I don't have garage space.
Riding the RT to work and in crowded and narrow L.A. streets is a blast, but I can see that I would/will miss the LT for long trips.
I too made great friends here and I plan on hanging around even as I spend some time in the RT section. First impression is that it is a different crowd and I have read a lot of whining already and most people talk about "taking the bike to the dealer" for every little thing. Obviously not quite the same level of technical expertise in general as in the LT section.

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Interestingly enough the RT does not get better gas mileage than the LT in spite of the 250lb difference.
On an unrelated not I have been getting home from work a good 5 minutes earlier than I used to on the LT...

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Zippy_gg, you weren't riding the LT fast enough.

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I traded in an 07 Impala couple yrs ago partly because I thought the couple of mechanical problems weren't worth the cost of what a shop would charge to fix them. This was after having a 97 Silverado repaired repeatedly for a faulty fuel pump within a relatively short period, which left a bad taste in my mouth. As far as availability, yes, there's plenty more Chevys running around than the various BMW m/c, so that probably isn't an issue, but the price of these electrical/electronic parts doesn't get any cheaper over time. Initially, I wondered if I was a little hasty trading in the Impala, but I got over it and haven't looked back, and I didn't look back on the trade-in value- which for most of us is never enough.
What Brian said about availability makes sense, and in a small way, I anticipated this when I bought my '99 LT a couple years ago by buying various used body parts online when I found a deal. I figured sooner or later they'll be needed.
I have also pondered the same question of where is the point of diminishing returns, and whether or not to buy newer, but decided to keep what I have for same reasons others mentioned regarding comfort and lack of suitable replacement. Since I didn't buy mine new, I won't worry about resale value if I ever do sell. I'll just chalk it up to the cost of enjoyment of a fairly unique and thoroughly enjoyable riding experience, which will have paid off in spades towards my ROI.

Regarding "old man's bike", my wife said the same thing about the Harley Davidson touring bikes. I love my wife!

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WOW, I have to say l did NOT expect such an outpouring of genuine love for this machine. I do love my ride, and in all honesty after reading these posts any decision I may have had to move on to a different make or model would almost make me feel like I had cheated on you all with a different mistress so to speak. My previous experience with my Triumph has made me a little jumpy as she was aging and needed more repair time than I could give, which spoiled the riding experience. Having purchased this girl last year from a dealer in Alberta, turns out it was owned by a forum member who moved onto a CanAm Spyder. The bike is mint condition and has lots of farkles and the trailer. At the time of purchase I was so excited. Had a few nervous moments in the recent weeks following due to the weight but was able to get a handle on it and now I don't think about it. The wife will not ride with me ever, I had hoped she would at least try but sadly no. It is still a good solo bike, means I can carry more stuff for me. Ultimately the decision to keep or sell is down to me. I know you can't make the choice for me!!! Or maybe you just have? Thank you all for your candid replies. It is heart warming to see the solidarity of you all despite the falling numbers of owners on the forum. To all current members that are still keeping it alive. God bless you all and have a great 2014 season and beyond

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I love my 04 LT. So far. The dealers in town have plenty of parts for her. As far as Maintenance parts anyway. I don't think the GTL looks as good as the LT.Mine isn't going anywhere too soon. Besides. The wife loves this bike. And she's very picky. She also thinks the HD Ultras are ugly. And doesn't like Goldwing's.Or the GTL for that matter.So for her to really like a machine, it's a rarity.

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My plan: I'm staying with an LT until I find something better for the two of US (or can't keep it on the road -- and I suspect that won't happen any time soon).

The RT and GTL are out, as the GF says "I love the LT", and the others are not in the same class. I *might* trade up to a newer LT if the opportunity came along, but I'm sure that won't happen for a price I'm willing to pay for a number of years yet.

ME? I may be prompted to get a second (er...third...fouth...something like that) bike for my own use. Got an '85 k100, and my dealer has wowed me with his ability to get parts for that. I love the look of the R1200C. Heck, even the scooters (C6x0) could get me as a commuter bike, as my cluch hand gets tired in stand-and-go traffic (though it will be a while for BMW's scooters to come down to my price range!). But, not parting with the LT any time soon.

Not that I'd only consider BMWs, but used, they are more bang-for-the-buck than anything else I have found. I'm done with the Japanese bikes after being told by two dealers that they wouldn't touch my Virago after it was ten years old. No one is putting Harleys or Victories in front of me for the price I got my LT for. So I'll be around for a while yet.
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We're in it for the long haul.
Love the LT. Have had some amazing adventures.
Love wrenching. Just the right mix of complexity and can-do.
Very satisfying to get it all right and enjoy the ride.
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This forum is my main source of confidence in owning my '99 LT for years to come. Plus, I like picking spare LT parts from guys who've moved on to something else!

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I plan on keeping my LT for many more years. I would not worry about riding a "vintage" bike. Try owning a Moto Guzzi (and I've had a few), they're typically vintage when leaving the factory. LT parts, whether OEM or rebuilt will be available for years to come. Like others, I tried most of the big tourers from different manufacturers, but the LT is the most satisfying. It's my daily commuter, for long, 2 up trips and is okay in tight, urban traffic (rode the LT for several years in NYC). Maybe it costs upwards of 20 percent or more to maintain than a lot of other bikes, but to me (I don't do my own wrenching), without question, it's worth the price. Despite the moaning about problems you'll read about on this forum, as you can see, there's a lot of enthusiasm for the LT--and this is coming from a crowd that's generally been around the block a few times with bikes and years of experience.
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Zippy_gg, you weren't riding the LT fast enough.
My spousal unit would beg to differ...
Also I grew up and learned to ride in Paris so I am not shy about splitting lanes in California.

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Bought mine new in 2001 and have done many miles together with the missus,have other bikes ,just can't bring myself to sell it as she does the big miles so easy.I think that the GTL is aimed at a different market and until BMW brings out a1600lt I'm not movin.

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Bought mine new in 2001 and have done many miles together with the missus,have other bikes ,just can't bring myself to sell it as she does the big miles so easy.I think that the GTL is aimed at a different market and until BMW brings out a1600lt I'm not movin.
The Exclusive is moving that direction. Haven't ridden one so can't say how close it is.

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From the financial side, if you have the money, you can change a bike whenever you want and have a new toy every 3 years.
From the bike side, the LT is pure quality and comfort, the L stands for luxury. It may have a certain price, but all luxury is pricey. Do you think a k16 will be cheaper in the long run? Be serious.
From your side, what do you want? Luxury touring or sport touring? It is quite different! I often ride with some blokes on K16 and they are really interested in cornering at high speed. Then I ask if they saw the little roman chapel on the hilltop... Uhhh... What chapel???

My personal opinion: the resale value is peanuts to the pleasure value the LT gives me me...

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Not quite the answer to your question,

But this link gives you the exact numbers for registered K1200 LT in the UK

http://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=%...&q=bmw+k1200lt

( The data comes from the annual road tax paid by each vehicle. SORN means in storage off-road and not in use)

How many of these are forum members , I have no idea.
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