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Old 02-09-2013, 05:18 AM   #5146
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Originally Posted by markjenn View Post
It exists because it is a convenient way to group together bikes of a common spec so that when I say I have a 2010 R1200GS, people know what the bike is. It would be pretty chaotic otherwise. Mfgs do occasionally make mid-model-year running production changes, but they are rare. Mfgs also like to group changes together by model year to avoid confusion.

If you want a mfg that makes random changes to their bike's spec willy-nilly without respect to model years, then KTM is your brand. And it makes dealing with the brand for sales, service, and support much more difficult.

- Mark
So my 12GS, built mid-2007, is what year model and what SPECS you expect it to have?
(because I really doubt you'll find it)
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