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I bought this bike from an estate sale in August of last year, and trailered it home. The previous owner had passed away suddenly from heart disease and he owned 4 motorcycles. This was the nicest one and the only BMW. I was riding a 1999 R1100RT at the time, but my wife wanted more passenger comfort.

Even though I loved my R1100RT, I sold it and bought this one without ever riding a K1200LT based solely on the photos (and owner comments in this forum) just to make my wife more comfortable as a passenger.

As it turns out this the bike is just slightly too tall for me. I can ride it fine, but I can't flat foot it at stops, so carrying a passenger is out of the question. I have only put a couple thousand miles on it since I purchased it. I need something a little closer to the ground for safety, but have to sell this one before I can buy another.

This is a GREAT bike in wonderful condition as long as your inseam is longer than 29 inches.

Features:
-Custom Leather upholstered Bill Mayer seats, driver seat is heated.
-Factory Cruise Control
-ABS Brakes (Working!)
-Metzler Tires in excellent condition
-Center Stand and Side Stand
-New Battery installed (8/15)
-AM/FM Radio with Cassette Player, speakers and dual controls front and rear.
-Electrically adjustable windscreen that is crystal clear (practically new Cee-Bailey)
-Grip Puppies
-Heated Grips and Driver Seat
-BMW Height adjustable passenger floorboards option
-Turn signal indicators in both rear view mirrors
-PIAA Driving lights
-BMW Driver/Passenger CB communications intercom system with headsets and headphones (never used it so I don’t know if it works).
-Average Fuel economy has been 46 to 50 MPG since I have owned it.
-Smooth 5 Speed Manual Transmission with Reverse
-Passed VA State Inspection (8/15)
-Headlamp Rock Shield
-Comes with a Trickle Charger to keep your battery in top shape when you are not riding.

I would consider an equivalent condition R1100RT or R1150RT as part trade. The bike is located In Winchester, VA.
Please PM me if you are interested. Thanks, -John
 

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Bump View for the weekend...
 

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Sounds like you need taller shoes or use the curb to get on and off and then, don't stop! GLWS.
 

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Not taller shoes Jim. Longer legs! I have already researched it and longer replacement legs are not available. :(
 

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Have you tried a 90-day inversion table? Maybe we should trade bikes. Mine sits really low. The PO must have lowered it.
 

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Powered center stand can be retrofitted but wasn't available in 2000. Jim if yours sits low either your legs are TOO long or your shocks/springs are worn out. :smile:
 

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Powered center stand can be retrofitted but wasn't available in 2000. Jim if yours sits low either your legs are TOO long or your shocks/springs are worn out. :smile:
Hmmm, I am 5' 10" with a 29-30" inseam... I haven't measured this recently. I can easily flat foot my LT. Then again, I do wear boots with heels and not sandals when riding. The shock/springs seem to be responding just fine and don't bottom out when running over anything.
 

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I think you should buy my bike and use it to diagnose what is different about yours! :)
 

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Discussion Starter #12 (Edited)
S O L D !!!

Looking for my next bike!
 
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