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Old 12-02-2013, 12:32 PM   #20
Boxer Metal
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Originally Posted by Mark Manley View Post
Here are my friends Sam Manicom and Birgit Schunemann a few years ago before they set off on a 5 year tour of Africa, South and North America on their motorcycles. Birgit's bike is a 1971 R60/5 which covered tens of thousands miles often on dirt roads with few problems, what you plan will be a breeze, enjoy.

I worked on her bike. If you look at Sam's book Tortillas to Totems they talk about it. The /5 is the most reliable BMW ever made.
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