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Hello everyone,

Introducing myself. First time MB owner. Just purchased a 2014 SLK 250 with low mileage and I am looking forward to many miles of enjoyment. I have ridden quite a number of motorcycles over the years, but my health has deteriorated just a little and that combined with being age 64 has made riding a little more difficult. Plus, the members of my riding groups have slowly exited over the past few years. I was a good time for me to sell my Harley and begin a new phase of sports car convertible traveling.

I am looking forward to reading about others' experiences and suggestions for mods and maintenance.

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Hi David, and welcome to SLKWorld.com from the UK Midlands - Thanks for joining us and posting an intro. We have a lot of former (and still current) bikers here!

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Welcome from Columbia, SC.

There's a NC/SC SLK Group event, February 25, 2017. We will be having lunch in North Myrtle Beach. In addition to our beautiful SLK's, the place we are going for lunch is a neat place. Please reply to [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> if you wish to attend. We will gather around 11:30 and have lunch around 12 noon. Check out the location at HOME or on Face Book https://www.facebook.com/nachohippon...beach/?fref=ts
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Welcome Carolina Doc,

I see another member of our NC/SC SLK Group has already posted we are having a meet on February 25th in North Myrtle Beach. Do come out and join us. Good way to meet other SLK owners we do not have any fees or membership cost. The only thing is pay for your lunch.

Please email me at [email protected] if wish to attend so I can add you to our head count for the restaurant.
Your wife is also invited to attend along as she can talk to the other ladies about the wind blowing their hair. Email your name and wife's name and where you live in SC. Hope to see you Saturday. Weather report is calling for low 70 degrees and a mix of sun and clouds.

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.
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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!
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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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Hi David,
Welcome from Wirral, England.


You've stumbled upon the 4 wheel home of current and former bikers.
Roughly 50% of us.

We have a free to enter monthly competition.
Entry is open from the 1st to the 15th of every month. You simply post a reply with 3 photos.
After the 15th we usually open a poll for members to vote on their favourite.
Don't forget to enter yours come March
Here's the main thread:
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This month's entries: Share the love and cast your vote here:
https://www.slkworld.com/rotm-submiss...ide-month.html

Really useful links (thanks to ixions cataloguing)
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...arts-slks.html


Biker? Meets?
Well we have a thread for local meets and info:
U.S. Southeast Region - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum


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Anyone can set a meet.
Pick a place (coffee and cake with decent car park),
Give a couple of weeks or more notice (Not everyone is a daily visitor)
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Another Carolinian. Welcome from North Carolina. I think they are more fun the older you get!
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Thanks for all the kind welcome messages. I have been busy exploring the forum and learning some new things.

I've owned a corvette and a 350z in the past, but I enjoy driving the SLK much more.
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