Tuesday, December 21, 2004

1,400 miles

Las Vegas, NV

Engine oil warning light on (three days after 600-mile service!)

Low one quart of oil. Added standard 10W40.

Saturday, December 18, 2004

600 Miles

BMW of San Francisco

Perform 600-mile service

Cost: N/C (per sales agreement)

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Saturday, November 13, 2004

17 miles

BMW of San Francisco

Purchased new 2005 BMW R1200GS

Serial #WB10317A15ZL76427, manufactured September 2004

Bike equipped with "Vario" right and left side panniers and "Vario" top box.

Total price: $18,609.63

(This was my first motorcycle since 1974! In 1972, I purchased a brand new R75/5. In the subsequent two years, I put over 40,000 miles on that bike. The only malfunction during that period was due to a bad alternator stator.)

Plastic valve cover protectors to be added before delivery:

Total: $110.35