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Old 02-23-2013, 10:07 AM   #745
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Joined: Jan 2004
Location: Kempton, PA
Oddometer: 610
Mine was built in 3/81 according to......

FYI - I believe the official introduction of the R80 G/S was as a 1981 model in September 1980 .....

<<1981 BMW R80 G/S – FEATURE
We didn’t yet know it, but the adventure bike had been born. It was September of 1980, the place was Avignonin Southern France and the event was the international press introduction of the dual-purpose R80 G/S, BMW’s first-ever “adventure bike”>> from Cycle World April 1981

My 1981 is the 1st year!
'11 BMW R1200 GS Adventure '09 BMW G450 X '81 BMW R80 G/S '81 BMW R80 G/S Iron Butt #23417
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