Originally posted by blackmercedes
The lights are out there...
That is convention. I've owned two BMW cars, but no bikes. However, as a biker, I've run into literally thousands of BMW riders. Both have highly active clubs.
Beemer is a bike. Bimmer is a car.
How do people tell the difference between the two words in conversation? It looks to me like they would be pronounced the same.
Unless, that is, if Bimmer is pronounced like "dinner".
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".