Logan Kugler's father has wanted a motorcycle for a long time, but could never bring himself to buy one. "My dad wanted a motorcycle for as long as I can remember... ," Kugler said in his YouTube clip. "When I was twelve, we went to the Daytona bike week together and that was the first time I remember him talking about it."
For over a decade, Kugler has known that his father wanted a BMW motorcycle - a top-of-the-line K1600 GTL, and last year, he decided to make it happen for his dad. "See the thing is my dad isn't getting any younger. He's in his mid-sixties and his prime motorcycle days are running out. He doesn't think so, but, you know, the facts are what they are. I'm not really flush with cash right now, but I don't want to regret it twenty years from now if my dad isn't in a position to ride anymore and find out we missed the window."
Life is short and time is precious, Kugler added, so Operation Motorrad was born. He devised an elaborate scheme to surprise the man and flew into Florida on Christmas Eve (after telling his family that he was going to spend Christmas elsewhere) to pick up the bike. Kugler's plan was to ride the motorcycle to his parents' home to unveil the surprise Christmas present, but first, he had to enlist his mom as an accomplice ...
Here's how the story unfold:
What a heartwarming surprise! Logan said that his dad has been riding it a lot since Christmas and told him it was the greatest gift he's ever received in his 65 years. Thanks for sharing Logan!
Previously on Neatorama: The Final Shuttle Mission by Logan Kugler