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600 cc boxer twin, 42 DIN bhp, 220 kg (445 #) 4 speed aircooled shaft-drive 4.00x18 tires Earles fork leading link front suspension sidecar and road ratios available. Most expensive bike available at the time.
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{{Motorcycle
==1961==
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|name            = BMW R69
[[Image:1961-BMW-R69S.jpg|left|thumb|1961 BMW R69S]]
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|photo            = Bmw-r69-1955-1959-1.jpg
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|aka              = R69US, R69S, R 69
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|manufacturer    = BMW
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|parent_company  =
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|production      = 1955 - 1969
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|model_year      =
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|predecessor      =
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|successor        =
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|class            = Classic
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|engine          = two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
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|bore_stroke      = 72.0mm x 73.0mm
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|compression      = 7.5:1
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|top_speed        = 109 mph (175 km/h)
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|power            = 41.17 HP (30.7 KW) @ 7000RPM
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|torque          =
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|ignition        = magneto
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|spark_plug      =
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|battery          =
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|transmission    = Gear box: 4-speed <br>
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Final Drive: [[shaft]] drive (cardan) <br>
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Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated <br>
  
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|frame            =
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|suspension      =Front: cartridge <br>
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Rear: twin shock-swingarm
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|brakes          =Front: expanding [[brake]] (drum brake). single <br>Rear: expanding brake (drum brake). simplex full hub
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|front_tire      = {{tire|3.50 - S18}}
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|3.5-18}}
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|rake_trail      =
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|wheelbase        = 56.18 inches (1427 mm)
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|length          = 84.13 inches (2137 mm)
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|width            = 28.43 inches (722 mm)
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|height          = 39.17 inches (995 mm)
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|seat_height      =
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|dry_weight      =
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|wet_weight      = 199.0 kg
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|fuel_capacity    = 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)
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|oil_capacity    =
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|fuel_consumption = 5.30 liters/100 km (18.9 km/l or 44.38 mpg)
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|turning_radius  =
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|related          =
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|competition      =
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}}
  
==1963==
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The '''[[BMW]] R69US''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] Classic [[motorcycle]] produced by [[BMW]] between 1955 and 1969. It could reach a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h). Claimed [[horsepower]] was 41.17 HP (30.7 KW) @ 7000 RPM. 
[[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-0.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-1.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-2.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-3.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-4.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-5.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]][[Image:1963-BMW-R69S-Black-2860-6.jpg|left|thumb|1963 BMW R69S Touring in Black]]
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600 cc boxer twin, 42 DIN bhp, 220 kg (445 #) 4 speed aircooled shaft-drive 4.00x18 tires [[Earles front forks|Earles fork leading link front suspension]] sidecar and road ratios available. Most expensive bike available at the time.
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This bike uses one of the following plugs, but they are not interchangeable:
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*Spark Plug: NGK [[NGK B8HS|B8HS]] 1/2" Reach
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*Spark Plug: NGK [[NGK B8ES|B8ES]] 3/4" Reach
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==Engine==
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The engine was a [[air cooled]] two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 72.0mm [[bore]] x 73.0mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 594.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv). 
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==Drive==
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The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated. 
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==Chassis==
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It came with a 3.50 - S18 front [[tire]] and a 3.5-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). single in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake). simplex full [[hub]] in the rear. The front suspension was a  cartridge while the rear was equipped with a twin shock-swingarm. The R69US was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 56.18 inches (1427 mm) long. 
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==1961 R69==
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<gallery mode='packed-hover'>
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File:1961-bmw-r69-0.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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File:1961-bmw-r69-1.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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File:1961-bmw-r69-2.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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File:1961-bmw-r69-3.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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File:1961-bmw-r69-4.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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File:1961-bmw-r69-5.jpg|1961 BMW R69
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</gallery>
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==1955 - 1959 BMW R 69==
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[[File:bmw-r69-1955-1959-1.jpg|600px|1955 - 1959 BMW R 69]]
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The 1955 BMW R 69 boasts standard fittings such as laced wheels, a dual exhaust with pea-shooter mufflers, a dual seat, a small tail-light, a large, round headlight, a center stand, plunger rear shocks, a telescopic front fork, a blacked-out, steel frame, a drum braking system in the front and in the rear and full fenders.
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In the engine department, it boasts a maximum power output of 35 horsepower at 6800 rpm from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 594cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission.
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==In Media==
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/les-aventures-de-rabbi-jacob#bmw-r69 Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/abschied-von-gestern-anita-g#bmw-r69 Abschied von gestern - (Anita G.)]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/la-traque#bmw-r69 La traque]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/prom-night#bmw-r69 Prom Night]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/target#bmw-r69 Target]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/kalle-blomkvist-och-rasmus#bmw-r69 Kalle Blomkvist och Rasmus]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/the-pink-angels#bmw-r69 The Pink Angels]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/the-discovery-of-heaven#bmw-r69 The Discovery of Heaven]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/da-berlino-lapocalisse#bmw-r69 Da Berlino l'apocalisse]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/gladiatorerna#bmw-r69 Gladiatorerna]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/lheritier#bmw-r69 L'héritier]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/rallybrudar#bmw-r69 Rallybrudar]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/baby-secret-of-the-lost-legend#bmw-r69 Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/le-rayon-vert#bmw-r69 Le rayon vert]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/les-enquetes-du-commissaire-maigret#bmw-r69 Les enquêtes du commissaire Maigret]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/les-fous-du-stade#bmw-r69 Les fous du stade]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/stahlnetz-rehe#bmw-r69 Stahlnetz - Rehe]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/inspecteur-la-bavure#bmw-r69 Inspecteur la Bavure]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/a-tout-casser#bmw-r69 À tout casser]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/labonne-de-la-ligne-u#bmw-r69 L'abonné de la ligne U]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/saatanan-radikaalit#bmw-r69 Saatanan radikaalit]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/malena-es-un-nombre-de-tango#bmw-r69 Malena es un nombre de tango]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/cuisine-americaine#bmw-r69 Cuisine américaine]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/the-saint#bmw-r69 The Saint]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/trafic#bmw-r69 Trafic]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/les-valseuses#bmw-r69 Les valseuses]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/it-nearly-wasnt-christmas#bmw-r69 It Nearly Wasn't Christmas]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/mordi-e-fuggi#bmw-r69 Mordi e fuggi]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/streghe-verso-nord#bmw-r69 Streghe verso nord]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/a-secret-affair#bmw-r69 A Secret Affair]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/hunter-hayes-wanted#bmw-r69 Hunter Hayes: Wanted]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/la-chevre#bmw-r69 La chèvre]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/xich-lo#bmw-r69 Xich lo]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/ghost-whisperer#bmw-r69 Ghost Whisperer]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/we-are-the-lambeth-boys#bmw-r69 We Are the Lambeth Boys]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/le-champignon#bmw-r69 Le champignon]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/man-in-a-suitcase#bmw-r69 Man in a Suitcase]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/chair-de-poule#bmw-r69 Chair de poule]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/le-deuxieme-souffle#bmw-r69 Le deuxième souffle]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/homicide#bmw-r69 Homicide]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/rocker#bmw-r69 Rocker]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/gefundenes-fressen#bmw-r69 Gefundenes Fressen]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/der-morder-mit-dem-seidenschal#bmw-r69 Der Mörder mit dem Seidenschal]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/olsen-banden-pa-spanden#bmw-r69 Olsen-banden på spanden]
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* [https://motopixel.org/pixel/le-fou-du-labo-iv#bmw-r69 Le fou du labo IV]
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{{BMW}}
  
==1969 R69S==
 
[[Image:1966-BMW-R69S-Black-5122-0.jpg|left|thumb|1966 BMW R69S in Black]][[Image:1966-BMW-R69S-Black-5122-1.jpg|left|thumb|1966 BMW R69S in Black]][[Image:1966-BMW-R69S-Black-5122-2.jpg|left|thumb|1966 BMW R69S in Black]][[Image:1966-BMW-R69S-Black-5122-3.jpg|left|thumb|1966 BMW R69S in Black]][[Image:1966-BMW-R69S-Black-5122-4.jpg|left|thumb|1966 BMW R69S in Black]]
 
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[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R69]]
 
[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R69]]
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[[Category:BMW R series]]
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[[Category:1960s motorcycles]]
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[[Category:1950s motorcycles]]
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[[Category:Classic motorcycles]]

Latest revision as of 20:07, 23 November 2019

Bmw-r69-1955-1959-1.jpg
BMW R69
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R69US, R69S, R 69
Production 1955 - 1969
Class Classic
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 72.0mm x 73.0mm
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Top Speed 109 mph (175 km/h)
Horsepower 41.17 HP (30.7 KW) @ 7000RPM
Ignition magneto
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated
Suspension Front: cartridge
Rear: twin shock-swingarm
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake). single
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake). simplex full hub
Front Tire 3.50 - S18
Rear Tire 3.5-18
Wheelbase 56.18 inches (1427 mm)
Length 84.13 inches (2137 mm)
Width 28.43 inches (722 mm)
Height 39.17 inches (995 mm)
Weight 199.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 5.30 liters/100 km (18.9 km/l or 44.38 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R69US was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by BMW between 1955 and 1969. It could reach a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 41.17 HP (30.7 KW) @ 7000 RPM.

600 cc boxer twin, 42 DIN bhp, 220 kg (445 #) 4 speed aircooled shaft-drive 4.00x18 tires Earles fork leading link front suspension sidecar and road ratios available. Most expensive bike available at the time. This bike uses one of the following plugs, but they are not interchangeable:

  • Spark Plug: NGK B8HS 1/2" Reach
  • Spark Plug: NGK B8ES 3/4" Reach

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 72.0mm bore x 73.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 594.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50 - S18 front tire and a 3.5-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake). single in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake). simplex full hub in the rear. The front suspension was a cartridge while the rear was equipped with a twin shock-swingarm. The R69US was fitted with a 4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 56.18 inches (1427 mm) long.

1961 R69[edit]

1955 - 1959 BMW R 69[edit]

1955 - 1959 BMW R 69


The 1955 BMW R 69 boasts standard fittings such as laced wheels, a dual exhaust with pea-shooter mufflers, a dual seat, a small tail-light, a large, round headlight, a center stand, plunger rear shocks, a telescopic front fork, a blacked-out, steel frame, a drum braking system in the front and in the rear and full fenders.

In the engine department, it boasts a maximum power output of 35 horsepower at 6800 rpm from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 594cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a four-speed manual transmission.


In Media[edit]