Originally Posted by Wallowa
Option #1: Find a tow truck to bring you to a dealer that may or may not be open or within 200 miles or have the antenna in stock.
Option #2: Unplug the 'faulty' [who the hell knows if they are faulty] antenna and plug in the back-up antenna and ride home or to nearest dealer or to a dealer that has the antenna or to a motel to get out of the rain...
While your logic seems flawless to me, my bet is that there will continue to be:
1. Those that will play the odds
2. Continue to believe that since it's a BMW motorcycle BMW is responsible for solving the problem
3. Those that don't even know the problem exists