Replacing my Harley FLD as of July 26, 2015, this 2015 San Marino Blue R1200RT arrived fully equipped with a boatload of options, including Comfort Package, Touring Package, Dynamic Package, Luxury Package, and Keyless Ride. I immediately added the large factory top case painted to match, BMW tankbag with Vario insert, BMW Navigator V, BMW security oil cap, BMW valve cover guards, and BMW low seat. It’s now “The Ultimate Commuting Machine!”

June 9, 2018 – 47,986 Miles
  • Cross-Country BMW in Metuchen, NJ performed the 48,000 mile service
  • Brake fluid flush
  • BMW 31428532723 Fork Seals replaced (Good Will Warranty)
  • Werks Parts Quiet Ride 24″ Tinted Windshield
March 10, 2018 – 42,489 Miles
  • Dunlop Roadsmart 3 Tires installed (front and rear)
February 17, 2018 – 41,987 Miles
  • Oil and Filter Change
  • Final Drive Fluid Change
June 29, 2017 – 35,668 Miles
  • Cross-Country BMW in Metuchen, NJ performed the 36,000 mile service
  • BMW 33758529957 Shaft Seal replaced (Warranty)
March 10, 2017 – 30,078 Miles
  • Oil and Filter Change
February 25, 2017 – 29,257 Miles
  • Michelin PR4-GT Tires installed (front and rear)
  • BMW 34218562163 Sintered Rear Brake Pads replaced
November 17, 2016 – 24,752 Miles: Service and farkelization continues!
  • Cross-Country BMW in Metuchen, NJ performed the 24,000 mile service
  • Innovv K1 Full HD 2 Channel Camera System installed

July 19, 2016 – 18,676 Miles: Service and farkelization continues!

May 11, 2016 – 14,748 Miles: A flying piece of debris on the Turnpike smashed into the front end of the bike, breaking the right side headlight housing and LED turn signal. The parts were replaced, and more farkles added.

  • BMW 46638557840 Right Side Headlight Housing replaced – recovered in XPEL Ultimate Paint Protection Film

  • BMW 63138541626 Right Side LED Turn Signal replaced – recovered in XPEL Ultimate Paint Protection Film

  • Wunderlich 21070202 Nav 5 Sun Visor installed

  • Wunderlich 41981001 ABS Sensor Protector installed

January 8, 2016 – 12,934 Miles: Service and farkelization continues!

  • Cross-Country BMW in Metuchen, NJ performed the 12,000 mile service

  • Ilium Works 30-600 Adjustable Brake Lever installed

  • Michelin PR3 Tires installed (front and rear)

December 10, 2015 – 10,394 Miles:

  • Ilium Works 27-100 Versatile Highway Pegs installed

  • Bill Mayer Saddles Ultima Heated Leather Rider’s Seat installed (passenger pillion recovered in leather)

November 20, 2015 – 9,802 Miles:

  • XPEL Ultimate Paint Protection Film installed (front end, side panels, and system cases)

October 22, 2015 – 6,790 Miles: Service and farkelization continues!

  • Cross-Country BMW in Metuchen, NJ performed the 6,000 mile service

  • Rowe Electronics PDU60 transferred over from the Harley FLD

  • Low and High Beams replaced with Sylvania Silverstars

  • Fiamm 74199 “El Grande” Hi & Low Horns installed

  • Clearwater CANopener installed

  • Clearwater Darlas transferred over from the Harley FLD

  • Clearwater Ericas transferred over from the Harley FLD

  • Clearwater Sevinas installed

  • Clearwater Billie Brake Light module installed

  • Clearwater Krista installed as rear-facing fog light

  • Wunderlich 20450101 Rear Protection Bars installed

  • Wunderlich 20380101 Engine Protection Bars installed

  • Wunderlich 44140001 Fairing Protection Bars installed

September 2, 2015 – 4,412 Miles:

  • Wunderlich 26231001 Rear Brake Lever Enlarger installed (PICTURE)

  • Wunderlich 42130001 Swingarm Pivot Cover Set installed (PICTURE)

  • Illium Works 30-500 Bar Backs installed (PICTURE)

  • BMW 46718520415 Left Footpeg Retainer Spring replaced

July 26, 2015 – 1,236 Miles: The Marino Blue RT rolls home, and farkling commences immediately. After tens f thousands of miles on my two prior RTs, I know exactly what needs to be done to set this bike up to my liking. We’ll see what else needs to change as the miles start accumulating, but I see some auxiliary lighting in the near future.