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sojahseh's picture
New England
Joined: 06/08/2011
Posts: 1

I bought a 68 R50 a few weeks ago, and just today noticed that the front fender is not pinstriped. It looks as though it has vintage paint on it, and looks pretty straight, just no pinstripes.

Were these bike ever sold without the pin striping on the fenders?


schrader7032's picture
VBMWMO #7032
San Antonio, TX
Joined: 10/27/2006
Posts: 6895
I don't think that the

I don't think that the original bikes came without pin stripes on the fenders. But it might be that if a fender was purchased as a spare part, it might have been offered painted but not with pin stripes. Or maybe your fender was replaced and painted shortly after the bike was bought, say in the early 70s, and they just didn't get around to pin striping it.


Kurt in S.A.
'78 R100/7 '69 R69S '52 R25/2

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