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TAG : classic bmw motorcycles

Ready for Adventure: 1987 BMW R80G/S

1987 BMW R80G/S Paris-Dakar Engine: 797.5cc air-cooled OHV opposed twin, 84.8mm x 70.6mm bore/stroke, 8.2:1 compression ratio, 50hp @ 6,500rpm Carburetor: Dual 32mm Bing CV Transmission: 5-speed, shaft final drive Electrics: 280-watt alternator, 12v 16ah battery, electronic ...

ContiRoadAttack 2 Gran Turismo Tires to be Used on the New BMW R1200RT

 Korbach, Germany, March 2014. Coinciding with the launch of BMW’s new water-cooled R1200RT—one of the most capable sport-touring machines on the market—Continental is proud to introduce the new ContiRoadAttack 2 Gran Turismo tires, which will be original equipment on the R1200RT.Based ...

Bonneville Salt Flats Record-Setting Motorcycle To Be Auctioned

Mecum Auction set for July 27 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (July 21, 2014) – Jack Broomall holds eight different motorcycle land speed records, set at the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats on a variety of bikes. The records are cherished, as are the machines. But ...

Special 40th Anniversary R90S Celebration

The 40th Anniversary R90S Celebration, June 19-22, 2014, is primarily for BMW R90S enthusiasts/owners/riders and will give them preference. Much is planned including a tech session by long time BMW mechanic Karl Myers, a "Covered Bridges of Bucks County" tour, special guest speakers, ...

Max BMW’s New 1975 BMW R90S

A shot of the parts getting ready to go.This has to be one of the coolest self-imposed challenges we’ve seen in ages. MAX BMW Motorsports, Brookfield, Mass., is building a “new” 1975 BMW R90S from parts sourced new from BMW. According to a MAX press release, the project started with a ...

Rare BMW and Vincent Isle Of Man Winner added to Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

A rare 1972 Butler & Smith BMW F750 will accompany an astounding line-up of motorcycles at Bonhams’ January event on The Strip.The 1950 Isle of Man Clubman TT-winning 1947 Vincent HRD Series B Rapide.On Friday, Jan. 9, at Bally’s Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, two very special ...

Brooks Motor Works at the LeMay Meet

Kevin Brooks getting ready to make a run at Bonneville on his 600cc BMW.The Meet at the LeMay museum in Tacoma, Wash., is coming up fast. The 2013 LeMay Vintage Festival August 24-25 celebrates 90 years of BMW motorcycles, and Motorcycle Classics will be there with Kevin Brooks of Brooks Motor ...

Vintage BMWs take center stage at The Meet

Vintage BMW motorcycles will be in the spotlight at The Meet Vintage Motorcycle Festival at the incredible LeMay museum in Tacoma, Wash., August 24-25, 2013, surrounded by hundreds of vintage Norton, Indians and Hondas, all spread out on the museum’s 3.5-acre show field. The 2013 event ...

BMW Selected as Featured Marque at LeMay Vintage Motorcycle Festival

2013 Vintage Motorcycle Festival at America’s Car Museum Selects BMW Motorrad as Featured Marque Iconic German motorcycle manufacturer marks 90th anniversary in 2013A spectator gets a closer look at a 1924 BMW R37 motorcycle during last year's inaugural Vintage Motorcycle Festival at LeMay - ...

1934 BMW Motorcycle

Some BMW Company HistoryThe German BMW Company started out as an aircraft engine factory in 1916. Then, after making woodworking machinery after World War I, they concentrated on motorcycle engines with the 500cc side-valve flat twin unit designed by Max Friz. In 1923 BMW began designing and ...

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