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Old 12-21-2012, 02:14 PM   #84
BuddingGeezer
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Location: Benton, AR
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Originally Posted by DFH View Post
How can a bike built in March 1993 be a '94 R1100RS? The last new bike I bought was an old stock clearance bargain sold new two years after it was built but that doesn't make it two years younger! By that logic I can celebrate my 50th all over again this year FWIW I was a photojourno on the Aus launch of the R1100RS & it was launched as a stand alone model. The Germans spun the line that the GS series would stay as two valve carb equipped bikes 'cos the likely owners of on/off road bikes shunned power, weight & complexity in favour of a bike that can be fixed with fence wire in the outback. Funny in hindsight.
I had a '87 BMW K100LT build date 3/86. I have a '91 Honda ST1100 build date 3/90
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