April 14th, 2014
Look no further. With the season in full speed ahead, Bob’s is looking to add an additional apparel specialist to the team so we can be sure customers are getting “The Ultimate Shopping Experience!” every time they visit the store.
Peter Meade, Bob’s Parts, Apparel, and Accessory Manager has been offered and accepted a job in California from Perusa, an investor in the Schuberth brand, to assist them in bringing over a new line of motorcycle apparel from Germany and introducing it to the states. Although he will be greatly missed, we are thrilled to hear he will be assisting the motorcycle apparel industry in growing in the States! So YES this means we currently have a huge opportunity available at Bob’s BMW. But be prepared…the chosen candidate has some big shoes to fill! Farewell and best of luck to you Peter!
April 14th, 2014
NO SALES TAX on purchases in-store or shipped within Maryland April 14th thru April 17th.*
Tax deadline day is just around the corner, reminding many of us how nice it would be to STICK IT TO THE MAN! Bob’s wants to help. On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, AND Thursday any parts, accessories, or apparel purchased at Bob’s will be SALES TAX FREE! If something you want isn’t in stock, simply place your order, pre-pay in full and you will still get it SALES TAX FREE!
In prior years our customers have saved over $10,000 during Bob’s SALES TAX FREE DAYS…surely you want a piece of that! So stop by, call, email, fax, shop ONLINE, send us a message in a bottle, whatever! Just get it done and paid in full by Thursday, April 17 and get it SALES TAX FREE only at Bob’s!
*This offer applies to parts, accessories, and apparel paid in full in-store and/or being shipped within Maryland with the exception of items that have been previously ordered or on an existing repair order. Sorry our no-tax offer does NOT apply to new motorcycles, used motorcycles, scooters, or sidecar rigs. Tax will appear on all invoices (required by law) but the equivalent amount will be deducted from the total.
April 11th, 2014
Spring is here! Let the fun begin, starting with Open House this Saturday, April 26. Thanks to our gracious Open House sponsor, Rider Insurance, we have a fun-filled and jam-packed day planned for you…
April 4th, 2014
Bob’s BMW is please to offer up to a $40 consumer mail-in rebate on the purchase of two select Dunlop tires purchased by April 30.
Call 301-497-8949 to order your NEW Dunlop tires or contact Bob’s Parts Department.
Send a copy of your invoice with a mail-in rebate form to:
Dunlop 14Q1 Event #14-85369
P.O. Box 540049
El Paso, TX 88554-0049
Check your rebate status:
Visit www.dunloprebates.com or call Dunlop Rebate Customer Service at 1-855-816-2788 weekdays 8am-7pm.
*Mail-In Rebate paid in the form of a Visa® Prepaid Card. Get up to an $40 Rebate on a qualifying purchase. Visa® Prepaid Cards are issued by Citibank, N.A. pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and managed by Citi Prepaid Services. Prepaid Cards will not have cash access and can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted.
Additional terms and conditions: Mail-In Rebate for a Visa® Prepaid Card valid on purchases made between March 1 and April 30, 2014. One Mail-In Rebate for a Prepaid Card per qualifying purchase. Offers available only at participating U.S. Retailers. Offer valid for U.S. residents who are individual consumers with mailing addresses in the U.S. and U.S. territories. One rebate limited per household. Commercial fleets are not eligible for these rebates. Rebate offered by Dunlop. This completed form must be postmarked no later than May 31st, 2014. Allow 6 to 8 weeks for Prepaid Card delivery. Dunlop reserves the right to substitute a check or equal value in lieu of a Prepaid Card at its discretion. Fraudulent submission will not be honored and may be prosecuted. Sponsor is not responsible for noncomplying Rebate Submissions or for lost, late, illegible, postage-due or undeliverable mail. Noncomplying Rebate Submissions will no be honored, acknowledged or returned. Void where taxed, restricted or prohibited by law. All decisions made by Dunlop (or its authorized representatives) relating to the validity of any submissions are final and binding. This promotion is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Retain copies of the materials you submit.
Visa is a registered trademark of Visa U.S.A. Inc. Dunlop is not affiliated with Visa. Prepaid Cards will not have cash access and can be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. Each time you use the Card, the amount of the transaction will be deducted from the amount of your available balance. Card will be issued in the name on the redemption form only. Card valid for 6 months, subject to applicable law. Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Terms and conditions apply to the Prepaid Card. See Prepaid Card for details.
To check the balance of your Card or receive the terms and conditions, visit prepaid.citi.com/goodyearrebates or call 1-800-522-7458
March 27th, 2014
Exclusive Oil Change Specials Available ONLY at Bob’s BMW for a Limited Time Only, DON’T DELAY:
✓ $69.95 Genuine BMW Oil and $84.95 Genuine BMW Synthetic Oil.
✓ Genuine BMW parts including oil filter, crush gaskets, and washers.
✓ Full Multipoint Inspection. See what’s included.
✓ TWO lifts available for speedy oil changes, no appointment necessary.
Oil changes are only $69.95 for Genuine BMW Oil and $84.95 for Genuine BMW Synthetic Oil during the month of April, ONLY at Bob’s! No coupon to print, no promotional code to provide, just get your bike in before April 30th and SAVE on your season starter oil change. Need brakes or a new battery? Ask an advisor how you can save an additional 20% on genuine BMW brakes and batteries!
Schedule an appointment or just show up any time Tuesday – Friday, 9-5 or Saturday, 9-3. Bob’s dedicates 2 of its lifts for express WHILE-U-WAIT oil and tire changes!
Offer exp. April 30, 2014.
*BMW motorcycles only. Sales tax and shop supplies not included. Certain bikes may require considerably longer time to perform an oil change and can incur additional costs. These include all F650 models, R1100 and R1150GS models with metal “cage” type cylinder protection, R100RS and R100RT models with oil coolers, and any others with modifications or special equipment which may require dismantling or extra work-around time. Contact the service desk for more details and pricing.
March 19th, 2014
✓ 20-POINT COURTESY INSPECTION.
✓ 20% OFF ORIGINAL BMW BATTERIES.
✓ 20% OFF ORIGINAL BMW BRAKE PADS.
Make sure your motorcycle is as ready to ride as you are. Visit Bob’s BMW now through April 30, 2014 for your courtesy 20-point bike inspection – and get 20% SAVINGS on original BMW batteries and brake pads.
Enjoy added peace of mind that comes with expert care and a 2-year unlimited mileage warranty on every original BMW part.
Offer exp. April 30, 2014.
No Appointment Necessary on Saturdays or schedule an appointment TODAY!
March 10th, 2014
BMW’s UNSTOPPABLE Accessory and Riding Gear Savings Offer Ends March 31, 2014!
You saw what’s coming from BMW in 2014 at the International Motorcycle Shows across the country; locally motorcyclists attended the Washington, DC International Motorcycle Show and Timonium Motorcycle Show. Did you attend either show? Maybe both? If so, you should have received one of these amazing, limited time ONLY coupons (pictured above).
So NOW it’s time to take advantage of the valuable (serial numbered) coupon you received at the show! This exclusive offer ends this month and will NOT be extended. Purchases must be made IN-STORE ONLY… these are BMW’s rules and we can’t change them; we simply want to remind everyone out there this offer is ending SOON and you don’t’ want to miss out!
BMW Accessory Purchases
BMW Apparel Purchases
10% OFF purchases up to $500 pre-sales tax
10% OFF purchases up to $250 pre-sales tax
15% OFF purchases over $500 pre-sales tax
15% OFF purchases over $250 pre-sales tax
20% OFF purchases over $1,000 pre-sales tax
20% OFF purchases over $500 pre-sales tax
If you got the coupon at a show and lost it, then start looking; photo copies or a print out of this email may not be used under any circumstances. If you’ve honestly misplaced it please let us know and we’ll at least see if we can help in some manner but there is no guarantee as we can’t print these out. We had one customer whose dog really mangled his badly, it was almost unreadable but we made it all work in the end and followed the rules.
Our biggest disappointment came last year when a good number of these were never redeemed at Bob’s or any other BMW dealership for that matter. Seems a shame to let an opportunity like this slip away so easily.
With saving up to 20% off genuine BMW accessories you don’t want to hesitate. This is all the cool stuff that fits older BMW’s you may already own or the very latest machine from BMW like the R9T or a water cooled R1200GS, R1200RT or maybe even a new S1000R that in some cases may still be on the water for customers awaiting their newest BMW – it’s good for all of them even if it’s paid for and awaiting delivery of your bike so we can install it next month or even in May or June! Tank bags, saddlebags, GPS units, cylinder guards, different seats or windscreens, bag liners, top trunks… the list goes on and on as long as it’s genuine BMW stuff.
And don’t forget that this offer is actually two parts because you can also save up to 20% on any genuine BMW riding gear and apparel. Think about that – the newest gloves, boots, under layers and of course jackets and pants or even a new BMW rain suit can all be had for up to 20% less at Bob’s, with your show coupon.
But remember, you’ve got to bring that valuable coupon to Bob’s because BMW will not allow any mail order or e-commerce orders to be fulfilled. If you just can’t make it in, send your best friend with your coupon to buy the stuff you want and be a sport and tell them to buy something he or she needs too. So jump on our website or BMW’s website and do some pre-shopping and then get back on your bike or even in your car and make it to Bob’s to use your show coupon and save some money between now and Monday March 31, 2014 when this offer ends!
February 25th, 2014
Bob’s BMW and The Howard County Arts Council present Road to the Arts…12 art sculptures have been placed throughout Howard County in an effort to integrate art into the community and for the month of March Bob’s BMW is challenging ALL local motorcyclists to ride to as many of these ARTsites, take a selfie in front of the sculpture, submit your images, and you will be entered to WIN gift certificates to local Howard County restaurants…there will be SEVEN drawings!
How It Works
NOTE: The sculpture, “Getting the Band Back Together,” at North Laurel Community Center is now a skate border and tricyclist sculpture.
February 25th, 2014
When the newest addition to Bob’s team, Mark Singer was asked “How many motorcycles do you have?” He responded, “Thirty One.”
To which he received a reply of, “Thirty One?!” And he confirmed, “Yes thirty one.”
Mark came on board as the new Finance and Insurance Manager back in December and smoothly transitioned into the Bob’s family. With 31 bikes, you can imagine all of the interesting stories he has to share with co-workers and customers!
Many of the bikes in his collection he has just stumbled upon; your definition barn find. To be told, “If you can get it out of here today, you can have it,” is music to any do-it-yourselfer’s ears!
In his collection are Hondas, Yamahas, Kawasakis, Suzukis, Harley Davidsons, a Jawa, and a Velorex Sidecar but no BMW!
Mark explained, “I simply have never come across a BMW. By no means am I not interested. I would love to get my hands on a late 70’s, early 80’s airhead. Perhaps a R100RS.” He adds, “If anyone would like to donate a BMW to my collection, I would gladly take it, love it, and care for it forever and ever (LOL)!”
At which point I laughed and said, “Im not sure how many are going to bite on donating a bike to you but I do know there is a 1979 gold metallic R100RS listed in Bob’s project bike inventory. ” Ten minutes later he was emailing Bob for more information!
With 31 motorcycles (and possibly 32 on the way), one might wonder how he chooses which to ride one day to the next? Mark said, “The simple answer is whichever is closest to the garage door! (LOL) But in all seriousness I keep them all in rotation to be sure no season goes by that I don’t enjoy each and everyone.”
He is currently turning wrenches on a 1982 Honda CBX, a 1974 Velorex sidecar, and a 1953 Harley Davidson Head Bobber. Next time you stop by the shop, be sure to say hello and see how his project bikes are coming along!
Welcome to the team Mark. It’s great to have you here!
February 25th, 2014
Is your helmet 5 years or older? Not sure how old your helmet is? All new helmets are required to have their production date stamped on them so if you can’t find the date, you definitely need a new one!
Based on extensive safety research and testing, all major helmet manufactures agree it is important to replace your helmet every five years. Over time, the material slowly loses its protective qualities. As time passes, the EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam, hardens and after about 5 years the materials are no longer able to protect you in the event of an impact. Those of you with children are probably familiar with this. Similar rules apply to the protective qualities in car seats.
Not to mention if you weren’t properly fitted for your helmet, you very well could be riding around in a helmet that does not even fit which as you can imagine will not protect you as it is designed to do if you were in an accident.
About Bob’s Helmet Trade-In Program
In an effort to help the riding community stay safe, any motorcycle helmet brought to Bob’s between March 1 and April 30, 2014 can be traded in to receive an on-the-spot rebate equivalent to 10% of the value of any new helmet purchase. This offer applies to in-store only and is valid only for motorcycle helmets. Helmets traded in will be destroyed and disposed of by Bob’s staff. The offer cannot be combined with any other offer.
Bob’s stocks helmets in a wide variety of brands, colors, styles, and price ranges. Start the season off right by taking advantage of Bob’s first ever Trade-In Helmet Program.