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» not a member yet «
  from john mercer 

great website i feel like i found a pot of gold
i'al be back
john

Sun 30 May 2010 01:14:43 BST
 


» OWNER´S MANUAL F650 «
  from EDUARDO RUIZ CORZO 

THIS A GREAT FORUM I´LL TRY TO BE A MEMBER

Sun 30 May 2010 00:33:15 BST
 


» BMW R1100RT «
  from JOÃO PEREIRA 

UM ABRAÇOS A TODOS QUE ACELERAM SUA BMW E SAUDAÇÕES BRAZILEIRAS

Wed 26 May 2010 16:04:12 BST
 


» 1977 R100S «
  from John Jenkins 

Great site. Thanks for your time and efforts.

Thu 13 May 2010 18:28:55 BST
 


» BMW R80 mono naked «
  from James Rex 

Excellent website with so much useful information.

Tue 11 May 2010 23:36:43 BST
 


» 1st time user «
  from Phil Girling 

Great site full of infomation. I have owned a R1200GS a R1150RT, and at the moment I am building a Harley based chop so Iv bought a R80gs as a runabout. I couldnt find a lot of infomation on older models until I found your site Iam now thinking about restoring this model with some updates.

Tue 11 May 2010 11:03:16 BST
 


» greetings «
  from Alberto 

I am an old BMW rider from Italy, discovered this site and have to congratulate for the hot passion!!
will come back regularly.
Alberto

Fri 07 May 2010 18:33:48 BST
 


» A Terrific Site «
  from Charles G Wixson 

Thanks so much for all the info and pictures, stuff galore and I've only just started.

Tue 27 Apr 2010 15:58:12 BST
 


» BMW R71 engine numbers «
  from Alan 

What a fantastic site! Extremely helpful and just saved me from making a major purchasing mistake. The R71 engine numbers begin with 7 and a fellow was advertising one with the number 163421. Seems BMW never made an engine with that number. Is this perhaps a number for a Ural or DKW?

Thanks again for creating this site, I plan to visit it often.

Sat 17 Apr 2010 20:04:26 BST
 


» Info «
  from Peter 

I have found so much valuable info through this site that helped me with various interventions. Please keep up the good work.

Tue 30 Mar 2010 20:05:31 BST
 


» bmbikes «
  from nicola 

i have had apx. 50 motorcycles,the last 5 being bmw's .i am now on my way restoring a 1974r90s,the info%26specs i got from your site was astounding.keep up the fantastic work!nicola/shs ma/usa

Mon 29 Mar 2010 20:06:23 BST
 


» Bike colour «
  from Rupert Webster 

i passed my test last year at the age of 42! i love and own an F800s with luggage and i need to know the coloure code the docs say its LAHAR GREY any help would be great.

Fri 26 Mar 2010 16:42:24 GMT
 


» Opinmion about the site «
  from Paulo Medeiros 

Very well organized site.

Wed 17 Mar 2010 16:26:10 GMT
 


» '75 R90/6, resto project «
  from Ken Marthia, SLC, Ut. 

Recently acquired the 4th bike in the garage, a '75 R90/6. Less than 13000 orig. miles. Doing a complete restoration. Messy and expensive, but should be worth the effort. This website will be of great help to me throughout the project. Thanks.

Thu 11 Mar 2010 17:08:04 GMT
 


» First impressions «
  from Mark Crush 

Hi there. I have been aware of your site for some time, however I have only started to research the task of restoring my 1983 R100. There is a wealth of information in here and I can only say thanks and keep up the good work.

Mark, St Andrews.

Thu 25 Feb 2010 16:34:19 GMT
 


» Realy great site !!! «
  from RICK 

HI, my names rick (holland)EUROPE
Just wanna say this is a dreamsite for every BMW fan
I ride the R1100RT .
And i'm looking for an older type K100rs
Keep it up !!!
i'll be back the check for more info !
And spread the news this is GREAT ...

Greetings and COP-free wishes to all From Holland

Tue 23 Feb 2010 22:13:28 GMT
 


» Keep up the great work. «
  from Rod Thompson 

I have been a BMW enthusiast for 40+ years and find that the work you folks do to keep everyone, like myself, headed down the right road by providing otherwise impossible to find information is invaluable! Your dedication to the name plate and to other enthusiasts is to be commended! Keep up the great work. I am new to your site as I only found out about it this afternoon but count on my being back...often! I wish you all the best! Rod Thompson, Keene, New Hampshire (one of the 13 original colonies) rthompson@ne.rr.com

Mon 22 Feb 2010 02:54:57 GMT
 


» K75C «
  from Paul Tasnania, Australia 

I have just bought a 1986 K75C from my brother who is too sick to ride due to cancer, the bike is superb! it has just 24,000 Klms after 23 years it is as new just wish that i can have enough time to enjoy it as my time is limited too. love this motorcycle

Sat 20 Feb 2010 08:58:30 GMT
 


» 1930's ?? BMW identification «
  from RC Ellis 

Hello! I'm new to this site and I'm not sure what/how to go about this but I'm looking for some help in identifying 2 BMWs I've had for quite a while. I'm pretty sure they are from the 1930's and are both single cyclinder models. Both are 95%+ complete, one even has a passenger/paillion seat and front metal leg protectors. I've been told one was a police model. Both engines turn over freely and shift. Sheet metal is all there but surface is rusty. I'm trying to figure out for sure what year/model they are and possibly what they are worth for I may be moving in the next year. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Y141972@aol.com I reside in MO. Thanks!

Sun 07 Feb 2010 18:27:34 GMT
 


» bmw bikes «
  from gudmund ansnes 

Yuor site is very good .First time Ihave seen it.Gave me tech.informations I never knew.In my youth I had one r71 , r51 and r51/3.Ishould wish I still had the R51 .I think this was the smoothest boxer engine I ever have had .Igave it avay because off divorce ,but as far as know, the bike was exhanged to a collector in uk, who restored it .I

Sat 30 Jan 2010 06:19:10 GMT
 


» A good source of information «
  from CJ 

I discovered this site whilst brousing for info. with a view to buying. I've been riding all different sorts for 40+ years and fancied an F650 for a change.
This is probably the best source of info. I've come across outside of owners clubs.
Very useful and appreciated.

Sat 23 Jan 2010 10:29:40 GMT
 


» motorsport S «
  from Bruce Williams 

I have a 78 R-100-S Motorsport Vin 6067586 shipped May 4, 1979 from Butler and Smith to Lane Cycle in Perry Ohio USA. I bought it unserviced and just out of the crate. MSO states 70 HP, speedo goes to 140mph, reads in MPH. no Krauser bags. 1000cc and R-100-S decals for battery covers were in tool tray. blue dual seat. Motor says R-100-S, frame says r-100-s. 2.91 final drive, I paid $4913.00 for it. still have it, and it is all original with 50,000 miles on it. If any other info is needed, just email me. My understanding is that 200 RS morossports were shipped to the US, but have heard that 66 S motorsports were sent here. I do know that our local dealer Alex Cycle shop in Warren Ohio sold two of the S motorsports.

Mon 18 Jan 2010 20:08:42 GMT
 


» New member (awaiting confirmation) «
  from Gino Guerra 

Hi guys, I've recently purchased a 2002 R1200C and stumbled onto your site. Great site and I have applied for membership.

Sat 16 Jan 2010 23:17:17 GMT
 


» 1983 BMW R-100 «
  from john skinner 

i have recently purchased this "european delivered" BMW R-100 , and it has some unique German factory options i think , and i am not even sure if it is a R-100 , or an R-100 CS ?? - its frame / number is 6401463 , and it was collected from the BMW factory in Germany on the 27/10/1983, as i have the original owners manual with all european service details in it - and last service was in paris on the 19/06/1985 , at 37581 kms , and then it was shipped back to OZZ , and serviced in melbourne on 02/06/1987 , at 46221 kms - please advise how to find out build BMW Factory build details as i am interested in its full history etc. - i am going to do a full ground up rebuild on it and want to be sure i get accurate original specs etc. - regards John Skinner

Thu 07 Jan 2010 12:12:54 GMT
 


» bmw 1100 «
  from john 

bying x police bmw

Tue 05 Jan 2010 23:49:44 GMT
 


» First visit. «
  from Chris. B. 

Hello everybody,
Just came accross the website, quite impressed with what I see. Was a member of the club some years ago, but lapsed. Maybe I'II rejoin. Regards, Chris.

Sat 02 Jan 2010 10:10:42 GMT
 


» guest look in and want k75s «
  from phil john 

hello i had a look at your website and i am very impressed with it i will be joining you soon as i get my bike if i can find one k75s thanks phil

Fri 01 Jan 2010 11:07:04 GMT
 


» amazing web site «
  from Adolfo 

It is really amazing discover a web site so detailed where a "rookie" like me that has decide to buy an old madame (R 100 year 1980) can find a lot of useful information.

Congratulation, great job!!!
Adolfo

Thu 31 Dec 2009 12:14:58 GMT
 


» BMs in general «
  from John Thackray 

Hello...I have been riding boxers and Ks since 1982 and currently have a K 100 in daily use,a r100rt classic (for summer use) abd a r80/7 which is currently under restoration.I've recently discovered your site and will probably be joining soon !

Wed 09 Dec 2009 14:02:17 GMT
 


» R80GS «
  from Hanan Shafir 

Did you know that only 11,375 of them were produced? I feel special!!!

Sun 06 Dec 2009 18:01:59 GMT
 


» mmmmmm «
  from peter capocci 

Love the site, what i could read anyway tried to register but after a quater of an hour i gave up, tried different password etc but to no avail.
grear site. Peter Capocci

Sun 15 Nov 2009 11:02:28 GMT
 


» just to say hello «
  from Jacques Picard 

Good and useful information.

Sat 07 Nov 2009 16:12:11 GMT
 


» R65LS «
  from John Demaree 

I'd like to see other bikes like my R65LS

Thu 22 Oct 2009 02:28:26 BST
 


» My new toy. «
  from Alan 

I've just become the proud owner of K100RT trike and find it brilliant. Takes some getting used to the steering but I'm very happy with it. Great site for info.

Mon 12 Oct 2009 17:53:30 BST
 


» Good job «
  from David Sherwin 

Phil,
It was a pleasure to meet you at the Framlingham rally. Keep up the good work.
Dave

Fri 02 Oct 2009 17:20:53 BST
 


» your site «
  from Chris Smith 

i have just (last weekend) become the proud owner of a k1100LT and i hope to find out more about it and the life with a BMW
i thought the site is very informative and i hope to return in the near future

Chris

Tue 22 Sep 2009 14:15:36 BST
 


» Visitor «
  from wally 

Hi, i've just bought an old k100, so will be signing up, glad i found you.
kent,uk

Sun 20 Sep 2009 21:26:37 BST
 


» congratulations from France «
  from Oliver POUPAT 

Brilliant !

Wed 02 Sep 2009 16:53:04 BST
 


» BMW R100/7 tickover noise «
  from Dennis Byron Marriott 

Having just completed the restoration of my R100/7 I find that during tickover there is a noise that I cannot account for, it sound like induction noise and it disappears as revs increase, the bike runs perfectly under road conditions without any increase in this noise.
Has anyone experienced this or can explaine it's source

Mon 31 Aug 2009 23:14:47 BST
 


» general «
  from Dick P de Jonge 

Very informative , Thank you

Sun 30 Aug 2009 20:59:10 BST
 


» thinking about getting a BMW «
  from allen snyder 

i used to have a RT 1100 sold it would like to get another bmw smaller to ride occasionally

Sun 30 Aug 2009 03:14:59 BST
 


» Just sayin HI «
  from Golden Carper 

Recently bought a 1994 K75, was going to re-sell it, but after riding it, think it's a keeper. Surprised at the power,ride and handling. Currently also have 06 Suzuki VStrom DL1000, 84 Honda Interceptor VF1000 and 74 Honda CB750.

Sat 29 Aug 2009 14:30:23 BST
 


» I am shopping R/1100-R/1200/S online «
  from Wayne Duszczak 

Thank you for having pictures of the bikes so I can see all the factory colors. Some I have not seen yet for sale. To bad it is not possible to know if all the colors were available in the USA. I presently own a R/100/S and it is a sunset color that was brought into the US from Canada. I have never seen the color anywhere else in the USA.

Sun 16 Aug 2009 04:17:11 BST
 


» Good Stuff «
  from John 

Excellent website, lots of very useful information. 'Good stuff'

Tue 04 Aug 2009 10:07:16 BST
 


» 1982 R100RS «
  from sam boychuk 

nice site good information and seems very accurate. thanks

Mon 03 Aug 2009 17:17:20 BST
 


» r100/7  «
  from peter  

query pin stripes black tank 8/1976 r100/7 chassis 6040653

Mon 03 Aug 2009 14:17:07 BST
 


» Paramaribo Suriname «
  from cornelis sloot 

Thanks for this nice site, its exelent. I'm driving a R45 - 6301645 - just for fun.

Tue 28 Jul 2009 18:44:44 BST
 


» general info R60/7 «
  from Dick and sjaan de Jonge 

Very interesting

Sat 25 Jul 2009 18:17:34 BST
 


» Site lurker finally signs guest book. «
  from John McLaughlin West central Florida USA '91 R100RT 

Very well executed site for BMW motorcycle information. Thank you so much for your time and effort.

Thu 23 Jul 2009 18:50:28 BST
 


» new beemer owner «
  from Brett 

Thankyou very informative site and helped me make a decision as have just purchased a 2003 K1200RS with 35000kms on it and love it.Thanks again Brett

Mon 20 Jul 2009 17:22:15 BST
 




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