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Mike Taint’s Green BMW R75/5


| 2/13/2018 12:00:00 AM


green bmw

In a local bookstore here in Ohio, I saw this interesting-looking magazine called Motorcycle Classics, so I picked up a copy. Imagine my surprise when I saw the editor has the exact same bike as mine — the only other one I've ever even heard of!

Mike Taint/via email

That makes two of us, Mike, because I'd never seen another one either. BMW called the color simply Metallic Green, and apparently it wasn't very popular in the U.S. Glad you found us! — Ed.

Steve
2/27/2018 8:26:24 AM

I'm a former owner of one of these rare green R/75's. I bought mine in Jacksonville, FL. in the spring of 1973. I loved that bike and toured all over the Southeast with nary a breakdown. I still regret selling it after all these years.




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