Originally Posted by bmwloco
Gosh, I must be stupid. To my eyes the K 1 was a styling exercise that failed. If you are 6'5" fine. I would take a K1100 over a K1 any day. Better ergonomics for my 5'10" frame. Perfect for my R100RS too.
I don't think anyone paid retail for a K1. About 20 other more desirable and collectible bikes come to mind.
Whatever blows up your skirt.... Hell, some folks collect Vegas.
You just don't get it.
This bike was styled with a rider on it. It does look pretty homely by itself, but when you see it with a rider on it, it works.