I had a '78 R100/7 and would recommend it to someone for a commuter. I sold mine with a bit over 80k and it only had one problem that totaled about $50 in repairs. I had a corbin seat on mine which was nice for longer rides but it had good around town ergos too.
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-W. Somerset Maugham
"Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why."