Tagged: shaft-drive

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...

Iconic: 1978 MV Agusta 750S America

Iconic: 1978 MV Agusta 750S America

Bikes like the MV Agusta 750S America make absolutely no sense on a performance-per-dollar basis. It’s the kind of motorcycle that today would have riders scoffing that they “could buy four GSX-R1000’s for that...

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...

1984 Moto Guzzi LeMans III for Sale

1984 Moto Guzzi LeMans III for Sale

I happen to be a big fan of the 70’s and 80’s Moto Guzzi LeMans series of bikes. While the shaft-drive, pushrods, and longitudinally-mounted engine may not read like the best recipe for a...