Tagged: airhead

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...

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...

1983 BMW R65LS

1983 BMW R65LS

For Sale: 1983 BMW R65LS When BMW released the R65LS, it was really a remarkable styling excercise. Based on the staid (and slow) R65 series, the LS model added twin disc brakes up front,...

1976 BMW R90s

1976 BMW R90s

For Sale: 1976 BMW R90S Many consider the BMW R90s to be the first real superbike. Absolute terms like “first” are the tripping hazards of so many arguments – especially when you consider that...