The Complete Book Of Bmw Motorcycles: Every Model Since 1923
Get a close look at every production motorcycle ever built by BMW. The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles is a thorough year-by-year guide to every production machine ever built by Germany’s leading motorcycle manufacturer. All the classic bikes are herepre-World War II BMWs such as the R5 that defined performance in that era the military R12 that carried the Wehrmacht as it blitzkrieged its way across Europe the Earles-forked R69S that offered the perfect platform for mounting a Steib sidecar the R90S cafe racer the K1 "flying brick" and the GS (Gelnde Sport) series that launched a dual-sport revolution, right up to today’s world-class S1000RR. All of BMW’s bike families are coveredthe side-valve machines from the early years, the early overhead-valve performance bikes, the postwar Airheads and Oilheads, the four- and six-cylinder touring bikes, the early pushrod singles, the modern overhead-cam singles, the latest parallel twins, and inline four-cylinder sport bikes. From the first model, the R32 that launched BMW’s motorcycle dynasty, to the latest (and fastest) model, the World-Superbike-dominating S1000RR, The Complete Book of BMW Motorcycles captures nearly a century of motorcycling excellence with a combination of historic and contemporary photos. Complete technical specifications for each model make this book a must-have for any serious BMW aficionado. Don’t miss the most thorough reference to these outstanding German motorcycles available today!