The BMW R1100GS is a great all-around bike with strong performance. It is geared for the rider who likes to ride for fun and the serious touring rider.
The BMW R1100RT is a powerful touring and sport motorcycle with strong performance. It is geared for the rider who likes to tour – and the rider who like sport riding.
The BMW R1100S was the most powerful touring and sport motorcycle in its time. It is geared for the rider who likes to ride for fun and likes to ride for a distance – although it is not a dedicated tourer but instead a sports tourer.
The BMW R1150GS, like the R1100GS, is a powerful touring andadventure motorcycle with strong performance. It is geared for the rider who likes sport and adventure.
The BMW R1150R is yet another powerful touring and sport motorcycle with strong performance from BMW. It is geared for the rider who likes to combine touring and sport riding and likes a mean image.
The BMW R1150RT is a powerful touring motorcycle designed for the long distance rider. It also works quite well for the stop light to stop light daily grind of driving back and forth to work.
The BMW R1200C is BMW’s first hand at a cruiser bike – and it’s attempt at throwing away the jacket and tie impression. It is also the same bike used in the James Bond thriller, “Tomorrow Never Dies.”
The BMW R1200CL is a breakthrough for BMW with its floorboards and a heel/toeshifter as they break into the cruiser market. It is geared for the rider who is contemplating a serious trip – or someone who just likes to ride in style.
The BMW R1200GS has a wild 105 horses encased in its frame backed by 85 foot pounds torque. This bike is designed for adventure touring, and is geared for serious riders.
The BMW R1200RT is for the serious rider – a rider who wants performance and to be able to tour long distance at the same time. It comes with huge storage for those long trips.
The BMW R50 was first produced in 1955. In 1960, it was updated and called the R50/2. In 1970, after several more updates, BMW came out with the R50/5.
The BMW R60 is a touring bike, but like the R65, it is mostly good for shorter tours and inner city driving – or maybe even a weekend trip to the mountains.
Though the BMW R65 is a touring bike, and it can do it, it’s not the best bike to ride across the country. This bike does have a vibration that kicks in at about 4,500 rpm.
The BMW R75 was first produced in 1941. Production on this bike ended in 1944 with about 18,000 produced. It had a 745cc four-stroke twin engine fueled by twin carbs – the Graetzin Sa 24/1 and Sa 24/2.
The BMW R80 is a nice all-around bike. It is great for semi-long touring or weekend trips - and it is the perfect bike for going back and forth to work. Like all BMW bikes,it's built with reliability and quality.
The BMW R90S is one of the first "sport bikes" – the bike is made more for sport-riding than it is for racing. It is also one of the first shaft-driven bikes.