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mccarthy.tucker's picture
VBMWMO #9316
Joined: 08/23/2017
Posts: 1


I am a brand new member to the club, a new rider, and also a new vintage BMW owner (1953 R25/3). I love the look of vintage BMWs and that compelled me to learn to ride and purchase a motorcycle. If anyone in the club, whether in Washington, DC or otherwise, is willing to share some wisdom with a novice, I would be grateful - whether it is what type of place/area is best for riding (or not riding) a vintage motorcycle or what you wished you had known when you were a novice rider or new vintage motorcycle owner.

Thank you in advance for any advice you are willing to offer. I look forward to being a contributing club member.


Twocams's picture
VBMWMO #8750
Joined: 03/16/2014
Posts: 704
Never been to DC...mainly

Never been to DC...mainly cause I live in Oregon. I flew into JFK once returning from England. That is the furtherest East Coast North Ive been.If your going to keep the bike I would get a good book to read and learn from. Barrington Motor Works has written a couple. Pricey yes, years of knowledge in a easy to read book.
They are air cooled engines so do get stuck in traffic for hours.



69 R69S
92 R100RT
2004 Aprilia Atlantic 500cc Scooter

KillerTux's picture
VBMWMO #7644
Joined: 10/16/2009
Posts: 31
Hello, I am near Fort Meade,

Hello, I am near Fort Meade, MD and I also have a R25/3. Let me know if you have any questions, I can help out.

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