Congratulations to this week’s BMW CCA Garage Goals winner, Florida Suncoast Chapter member Bruce Baker! Bruce has won a $25 Shop BMW CCA gift card and a $25 Griot’s Garage Gift Card thanks to this picture of his 1959 BMW 600, R1200C, and X1 xDrive28i!

“With the coronavirus keeping us at home I decided it was time to address the garage floor,” said Bruce. “I chose to go with non-slip quarry tile. It was a lot of work, but should be the last time this job will have to be done.”

Asked what got him to join the BMW CCA, Bruce said, “The first time I joined the club was back in the late 70’s, while working as a technician at a BMW dealership. While there I purchased my first BMW, a 1972 2002 that had a blown motor. I joined the club as it has great technical articles and sources for 2002 parts.”

Tell us more about your fleet of BMWs! “In ’95 I purchased my ’59 600 and began the restoration. It has been back on the road since 2000, accumulating over 10,000 miles. The ’98 R1200C was purchased three years ago after being without a bike for twenty-plus years. It is well suited for the boring, flat roads of southern Florida. The 2020 X1 sDrive28i just completed a 2,900-mile trip to the Northeast at 34 miles-per-gallon.”

As always, thank you, Bruce, for your support of the club—and for your participation in our BMW CCA Garage Goals giveaway on Instagram.

Want to win $25 Gift Cards from Shop BMW CCA and Griot’s Garage?

We will be awarding a lucky BMW CCA member a $25 Shop BMW CCA gift card and a $25 Griot’s Garage gift card every Friday! For a chance to win, all you have to do is post a picture to Instagram with the hashtags #BMWCCAGarageGoals, #GriotsGarage, and follow @GriotsGarage.

It will be a fun way for members to share their garage setups, what they’ve been working on, and what’s in their BMW fleet. Maybe you just finished putting a new coat of Griot’s Garage wax on your M3 or added some vintage BMW memorabilia to your garage wall. We want to see what you’ve been up to and share the passion! It will be a fun way for us to stay connected and interact while many of us are spending more time at home and in the garage.

We’ll announce the winner on Instagram, Facebook, and BimmerLife every Friday. Good luck, everyone!—Chris Hennecy



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