Originally Posted by JimVonBaden
You obviously don't know BMWs very well.
I just purchased a 2005 R1200GS with 120K miles on it and no accessories for $4500.
It runs perfectly. 55K miles is not a lot of miles, and that year was not prone to issues.
I don't know them well at all. I base my opinions on my experience with yamaha, kawasaki, and honda. All I know about BMW's is what I read online from current and past owners.