Tagged: BMW

Restored to Perfection: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Restored to Perfection: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Today’s BMW R90S is the quintessential German sportbike: fast, stable, and reliable, but just a little bit uptight and unassuming. Or it would be unassuming, if not for that very vivid 70s paint job…...

Jack-Of-All-Trades: 1975 BMW R75/6 for Sale

Jack-Of-All-Trades: 1975 BMW R75/6 for Sale

Bikes like BMW’s R75/6 represent a much more do-it-all imagining of the sportbike, before race-bred ergonomics and peaky powerplants made them impossibly focused and of far more limited utility than they are today. And...

US Market Beemer: 1969 BMW R69US for Sale

US Market Beemer: 1969 BMW R69US for Sale

While BMW certainly made conservatively-styled, even stodgy-looking bikes they were, much like the majority of BMW’s modern offerings, “gentleman’s express” sportbikes. Powered by a 594cc version of their classic “flat” twin and shaft drive...

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

As often as people hack “cafe racers” together these days, it’s surprising how often such a simple idea goes wrong. In an era when the aftermarket was in its infancy, and not much was...

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Earlier this week, we featured a very nice R100/7 with a bit of café style that made it look like the earlier R90S, racier sibling of the more conservative “Slashy” bikes. My new term...

Reader Suggestion:  1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

Reader Suggestion: 1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

No longer quite the undiscovered gem they were, BMW’s “airhead” boxers still provide real value to the classic enthusiast. Although the rarer, sportier models like the R90S command real dollars, the more pedestrian bikes...

Pair of Motorsport BMW

Pair of Motorsport BMW

It is interesting to see how two sellers with the same motorcycle describe what they have on offer. Here is a case were two sellers of two 1978 BMW Motorsport Edition R100RS describe their...

1937 BMW R5

1937 BMW R5

When Max Fritz first designed BMW’s flat-twin engine in 1921, BMW didn’t even make motorcycles. It wasn’t until 1923 that the first BMW engine rolled in its own BMW frame. In 1935 BMW made...