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Forum: European Delivery 07-22-2016, 02:57 PM
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Posted By BickUW89
Et tu, München? :cry: :mad: :dunno:

Et tu, München? :cry: :mad: :dunno:
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Day 4 in Munich: Pride Festival

Our 4th day in Munich was the day of the annual Gay Pride festival. Not my thing, necessarily, but it meant that lots of people were out having a great time, enjoying the weather, playing music, and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Day 3 in Munich

On our third day in Munich, we took another day trip, this time to the Andechs Monestary, about 25 miles SW of Munich. The drive out there is quite pleasant, first with a stretch of no speed limit...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By BickUW89
Nice!! Gorgeous color, and great pics.

Nice!! Gorgeous color, and great pics.
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,015
Posted By BickUW89
That is friggin' epic! I'm sure it sucked at the...

That is friggin' epic! I'm sure it sucked at the time, but what a fantastic story now!!
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,015
Posted By BickUW89
Well, it does suck, and I don't want to trash on...

Well, it does suck, and I don't want to trash on you. But my trip didn't go without a hitch either. We were in Nice when some selfish a$$hole decided to kill 84 innocent people and injure dozens...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,015
Posted By BickUW89
"Unacceptable?" Sheesh, seriously. First world...

"Unacceptable?" Sheesh, seriously. First world problems, dude.

Not like it's your first ED, or your once-in-a-lifetime trip. What do you expect them to do? Have a little perspective.

I just...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 07-19-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,721
Posted By BickUW89
Yes, I think that's exactly it. If I can ever...

Yes, I think that's exactly it. If I can ever muster the courage to try it when I get my car back, I can only begin to savor the possibilities.
Forum: European Delivery 07-19-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By BickUW89
I finally got what sounded to me the best...

I finally got what sounded to me the best explanation for the 1,200 mile speed restriction and break-in service: my delivery specialist at the Welt said that the oil used in the ///M cars...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 07-17-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,721
Posted By BickUW89
I hear ya, bud. Getting off the light fast has to...

I hear ya, bud. Getting off the light fast has to be done in first gear, for sure. Someone else posted somewhere on here that there is a real learning curve to this car, which to me is something I'm...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 07-17-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 165
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Posted By BickUW89
6MT, I assume? I find the 1-2 shift pretty hard,...

6MT, I assume? I find the 1-2 shift pretty hard, as well , but frankly most MTs are like that's. After a few days driving mine, I found that there is so much low-end torque that the car easily and...
Forum: European Delivery 07-16-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
So, continuing the trip report: I'm writing this...

So, continuing the trip report: I'm writing this on my iPhone while sitting on the beach in Nice on an absolutely gorgeous Saturday afternoon, under an umbrella with a cocktail at hand. Nice,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
ED #3: //M4 ZCP July 5, 2016

+1. No fear. This doesn't change my plans one bit. I'd travel here again next week if I could.

But my heart bleeds for France, and all the people whose lives were senselessly destroyed. Selfish,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-15-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Nice, France Writing this part of my trip...

Nice, France

Writing this part of my trip report out of order: we were in Nice last night when the attack happened. It was just a few minutes after a spectacular fireworks show along the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By BickUW89
+1 for both Rothenberg OBT and Andechs. Just...

+1 for both Rothenberg OBT and Andechs. Just visited Andechs ourselves a couple days ago. Another great choice would be Regensburg, about an hour NE of Munich. Awesome place to walk around, it's on...
Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By BickUW89
Beautiful color!

Beautiful color!
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 07-12-2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,721
Posted By BickUW89
My biggest disappointment in my car so far is the...

My biggest disappointment in my car so far is the sound system. It sucks. The sound is terrible, which on an $80,000 car to me is flat out unacceptable. Yeah yeah, I know, it's a sports car and an...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Munich AirBnB

One thing we did differently on this trip was to try AirBnB instead of hotels. We rented an apartment in the Schwabing area, just a little over a mile from the Welt, and a couple miles north of the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Day 1 in Munich: Delivery Day

We had an early check-in time, no later than 8:20, for a 9:50 AM delivery. We got there about 8:00 (the Welt opens at 7:30), and headed up to the premium lounge to check-in and do the initial...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Showers in the Emirates A380 First Class Cabin

And, finally, pictures of the shower in the first class cabin on the A380!

There was a lot of space in the shower room (there are two of them!) The floors are heated, if you like, and you can...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Emirates flight from Dubai to Munich

We had a 5-hour layover in Dubai, and full access to Emirates first class lounge at the Dubai airport. I have pictures of it, but they aren't that interesting. The lounge is HUGE, but pretty...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Emirates flight from DFW to Dubai

The first leg of out trip was to fly from Seattle on Alaska Airlines to DFW, where we spent the night. We would have preferred to fly directly from Seattle, but one of my goals on this trip was to...
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 07-11-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,244
Posted By BickUW89
Test Mule spotted at Neuschweinstein Castel

Gah! I'm so annoyed with myself. My wife and I were at Neuschweinstein on July 10th, and a G30 test mule drove right past us, slowly groping it's way through all the pedestrian crowds. I didn't get...
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Haven't had time to post, cuz we've been so busy...

Haven't had time to post, cuz we've been so busy here in Munich. OMG, I love this city; I've adopted it as my home away from home. This is our third trip here, and we just keep finding more and more...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,223
Posted By BickUW89
Haven't had time to get any more pics posted or...

Haven't had time to get any more pics posted or add to the thread, but I'll confirm something mentioned by someone else recently: my car had a full tank of gas this time. The first two EDs we did we...
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