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Old 03-29-2012, 12:15 PM   #631
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I think we have evidence that G/S riders hang out at ADVRider!

We have ~138 listed on this registry (since 2008) where the original Micapeak R80G/S registry that has been around for many more years has 169 total!

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your bike is suitably dirty. Well done.
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Old 03-29-2012, 08:01 PM   #632
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I have one!

1981 (I think), Vin 3826

I'll get a pic. Its very tired, front hub needs help...or a spacer is missing, bearing collapsed or something. It has a headlight & clocks off some other BM...and, it doesn't start (hasn't since I bought it). Lights etc all go but it just doesn't even turn over...starter motor maybe?

Anyway, its a project...in 2 minds as to which way to go, either a resto or go a bit silly on a PD replica.

Oh, In Melbourne Australia.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:32 AM   #633
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Here's one in Minnesota

Third owner, bought 13 years ago from a doctor who moved here from CA. #2082.

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Old 03-30-2012, 09:40 AM   #634
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Hi MNrider,

You have the second oldest G/S on the registry... and it was the 82 one built for the US market in the first year of production, pretty cool!

Is that an ST front wheel? it deosn't look to be 21"


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Third owner, bought 13 years ago from a doctor who moved here from CA. #2082.

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Old 03-30-2012, 09:41 AM   #635
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Welcome, and you have been added to the list!

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1981 (I think), Vin 3826

I'll get a pic. Its very tired, front hub needs help...or a spacer is missing, bearing collapsed or something. It has a headlight & clocks off some other BM...and, it doesn't start (hasn't since I bought it). Lights etc all go but it just doesn't even turn over...starter motor maybe?

Anyway, its a project...in 2 minds as to which way to go, either a resto or go a bit silly on a PD replica.

Oh, In Melbourne Australia.
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Old 03-30-2012, 09:46 AM   #636
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Is that an ST front wheel? it deosn't look to be 21"
That is indeed a 21" tire. It is almost 14 years old, though, and needs to be replaced.

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Old 03-30-2012, 11:36 AM   #637
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Kind of a sketchy pic, but here's mine in action.

3rd Owner, originally sold in Tennessee.


Now!

well, now it is on it's way back to TN.

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Old 03-30-2012, 02:46 PM   #638
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Sometimes I really miss mine (see post #539 on pg. 36 of this thread). Hell, sometimes? Jeez! Great bikes. I still like to check in on this thread and look at the photos of everybody's bikes. I go to a lot of the rallys in the southwest in the summer and there's always one or two R80G/S bikes in the lineup. The airhead bikes are getting to be a real minority at the rallys but the G/S always draws a lot of attention, whether a beater (yeah man, that guy really uses this thing!) or a museum piece (Whoa man, that's beautiful). When I started going to rallys there were damn few oilhead bikes
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:24 AM   #639
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Here's mine, #2696, as it looked when I brought it home:





I'm getting ready to sell the parts that I took off to convert it into my red road runner.


Here's how it turned out:

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Old 03-31-2012, 12:57 PM   #640
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Mine as it was when I bought it (from fleebay!)






Some better pictures of mine as it is currently!





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Old 04-01-2012, 12:07 PM   #641
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Two of a kind

Parked in Rossland BC, when a guy comes up and starts looking my G/S over really carefully. Turned out he had one of his own.......I think his is an '83, mine's an '85.





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Old 06-17-2012, 12:16 AM   #642
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1981 R80 G/S 2416
purchased 1/2011. Rusty but running....





add time, sweat and $$

frame repaint, seat, tank, head rebuild, valve covers, flyingtpot side stand, YSS shock, Race Tech emulators and springs. FlatRacer fork brace, bash plate, Omega 450 alternator, Motorrad Alpha ignition, Siebenrock exhaust, Moto Sport panniers and rack, Vapor speedo/tach/temp





still to do: Bings, speedo rebuild
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:48 AM   #643
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1981 R80 G/S 2416
purchased 1/2011. Rusty but running....





add time, sweat and $$

frame repaint, seat, tank, head rebuild, valve covers, flyingtpot side stand, YSS shock, Race Tech emulators and springs. FlatRacer fork brace, bash plate, Omega 450 alternator, Motorrad Alpha ignition, Siebenrock exhaust, Moto Sport panniers and rack, Vapor speedo/tach/temp


still to do: Bings, speedo rebuild
Nice results!

Was that Eric's "spare" G/S before you bought it?
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Old 06-17-2012, 08:54 AM   #644
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Nice results!

Was that Eric's "spare" G/S before you bought it?

Yes! You recognize it :-))
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:53 AM   #645
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VIN: 3096. Sold April 1985 by Bavarian Cycle Works, San Francisco.
I have just transferred ownership of G/S #3096 (above) to fellow inmate 'BalthazaarCalrissian'.
Here he is just before the 2500 mile trip home:


I still have 1984 G/S VIN:2952
Originally sold through Smith & Jones Motorcycles of Missoula MT.
Currently in rehab:
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