1973 Bmw R-series on 2040-motos
Edgewood, New Mexico, United States
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BMW R-Series description
European model ( Long wheelbase ) has spent early years in the Netherlands and Portugal . I have the foreign plates and documentation. also I have the import papers. The bike is stock & original repainted once in the original Algerian blue. " clear stateside title. This is a rare model and color
Owned for 33 years .by one person Who kept it in a heated garage. The bike has very little corrosion and the paint is in good shape. It is a not cconcours,, so you can actually ride it" there are minor imperfections in the paint..
I do not have the key for the seat and fork locks.
Both. Center stand. & kickstand
The seat is almost perfect . And believed to be original
I purchase the bike in March of this year and did a thorough cleaning on it. It has never been dropped nor does it have any Bondo on the tank or fenders.
I planned on keeping this one , as I have had up to seven of these bikes at any given time. ..""... but Health concerns are keeping me from riding "
The numbers are matching 2996984
It is a good set of Metzlers with full tread
This is his last year for electrical and kickstart
It has the headlight guard"....... and a Chrome side rack for mounting luggage . The battery is New and tray is clean and it was repainted. Everything under the tank is clean
The exhaust is in good shape but. mostly original pipes
Mechanically it is in sound shape and runs like a BMW should. May need to have the Idle adjusted if taken to lower altitude. It is currently in New Mexico. At Almost 7000 ' above sea level .
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If you’ve been considering a new BMW motorcycle this year, then you must be eagerly awaiting the German manufacturer to release its 2014 prices. Now that your Christmas bills are paid off (at least, you would hope), you can start budgeting for your new Beemer, now that BMW Motorrad USA has released pricing information for the five newest models to its lineup, the R nineT, S1000R, R1200GS Adventure, K1600GTL Exclusive and R1200RT. Perhaps the most welcome news is the R nineT’s pricing at $14,900, making it just $800 more expensive than the R1200R‘s $14,100 price tag.
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