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hi all, heres a pic of my basic. i am planning a trip around europe and maybe down to maroc this summer and would want to know any usefull mods that can be done .. these basics seem quite rare, does anyone else on boards own one of these models.. and can they share any pics.
That looks just like my old one apart from front mud guard

PS cant reply to your message, will have a run out any time

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Basic- ly

Met a guy form Manila last year at BMW event in Garmisch, he had a basic, he had travelled 33,000 kms to get to Garmisch and was feeling a little home sick, however he said he only had another 55,000 kms till he got home, said the Basic was the best bike he had ever known, never missed a beat

the Basic was the very last of the airhead gsers, produced 1995/96, only problem I found was the small petrol tank, to many fuel stops apart from that bukin frilliant

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i agree with you steve, they are brilliant bikes its just gettin to ride them on our salty mucky and wet congested roads more pics would be nice ali if you get the time..
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I didn't know so many people like this bike

Here are a few pics of my bike...

Two of the pics are at the Bosphorus/Istanbul

First one is at the BEDROOM (I am in love with the bike ;-)
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nice basic sammy thanks for posting..
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my R 80 GS

hi Sand lover ,hi Ali baba,hi all
Ali baba ,great photos ,i know how hard to ride the gs 80 in the dunes
so after like 2 years away from motorbikes (due to dune accident ,not with gs 80 heheh ,and bad knee ,couldnt even walk) so now time to prepare my old stored r 80 gs
as i live in Egypt and its hard to get parts ,
i would like to know where can i get a wind screen ,(like you got it on yours Ali)
and i,m looking for full wiers (all the electric wires for the bike )
i looked over in ebay ,ebay de ,
as there any where else to find used parts ,
cheers
Ali baba ,can you please give me your email?
mine is omarmansourrat hot mail dot com
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Never owned one, but I like them a lot!

Have the look of a no-nonsense, no-frills, get-you-anywhere type bike and I like that!!
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i would like to know where can i get a wind screen ,(like you got it on yours Ali)
and i,m looking for full wiers (all the electric wires for the bike )
i looked over in ebay ,ebay de ,
as there any where else to find used parts ,
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Ali baba ,can you please give me your email?
mine is omarmansourrat hot mail dot com
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The windscreen is a BMW-part (46 632 303 903), suggested price from BMW was 134€ a few years ago.

Beside E-bay you can try Motorworks ( Motorworks - BMW Motorcycle Spares - home )but I see the price here is 90£ for an used one. Siebenrock ( Siebenrock - BMW Motorräder & Teile ...alles ab /5 ) have lots of used parts but usually you have to mail/call them to check.

I have bought used parts from both sources above and I was not very pleased with Motorworks (dirty, old, expensive parts). I found Siebenrock better.
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Thumbs up R 80 G/s

Thanks a lot Ali Baba,
right nw i'm looking on those site you gave me
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