Tagged: flat twin

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…...

Eine Sehr Praktische Fahrrad: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Eine Sehr Praktische Fahrrad: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

By the early 1970’s BMW was saddled with a very stuffy image that was in real need of an update. BMW’s were unsexy. They were bikes for old men. If story that sounds familiar,...

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...

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...

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

BMW bikes traditionally combine quality engineering, innovation, and real-world performance. While not as sexy as machines from Italy or Great Britain and not as refined as bikes from Japan, they offer a sort of...

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Ah, another sportbike from Ze Germans. BMW, in typical Teutonic fashion, approached their sportbikes with a more integrated approach: form followed function. Although, barring pure racing machines, the R90S was the sportingest bike they’d...

1978 BMW R100RS for Sale

1978 BMW R100RS for Sale

The Germans have such a singular way of blending practical and sporting elements into their cars: the BMW’s 3-series sedan is historically so practical, but full of quality engineering and responsive rear-wheel-drive handling. The...