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BMW R80GS


The BMW R80GS Basic was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 1980 and 1997. It could reach a top speed of 93 mph (150 km/h). Max torque was 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

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BMW R80GS
Manufacturer
BMW
Also called R80GS Paris-Dakar, R 80 GS Paris-Dakar, R80GS Basic, R 80 GS Basic, R 80 GS
Production 1980 - 1997
Class Road
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 83.8mm x 83.8mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Top Speed 93 mph (150 km/h)
Horsepower 48.95 HP (36.5 KW) @ 6500RPM
Torque 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Spark Plug NGK BP6ES `80-86 [1]
Battery YUASA 51814 `80-86 [1]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: 40mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 90/90 x 21S
Rear Tire 130/80 x 17S
Wheelbase 59.61 inches (1514 mm)
Length 90.2 inches (2291 mm)
Width 39.41 inches (1001 mm)
Seat Height 33.46 inches (850 mm)
Weight 462.97 pounds (210.0 Kg) (dry), 210.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-161[2]
Fuel Capacity 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

Contents

EngineEdit

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 83.8mm bore x 83.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 798.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

DriveEdit

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry, single plate, diaphragm spring.

ChassisEdit

It came with a 90/90 x 21S front tire and a 130/80 x 17S rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Paralever. The R80GS Basic was fitted with a 6.34 Gallon (24.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 462.97 pounds (210.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.61 inches (1514 mm) long.

1987 BMW R 80 GSEdit

The 1987 MY BMW R 80 G/S mainly addresses riders who want to reach the destination, whether on or off the road, but also want to smile the whole trip. This all-road machine has been equipped with features such as laced wheels, a dual seat, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a telescopic front fork and a Monolever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.

In addition, it boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque from its four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission.


1988 BMW R 80 GSEdit

   

The House of Munich has designed the BMW R 80 G/S especially for those riders who want a powerful yet agile two-wheeler, capable of tackling the busy traffic of the urban jungle, longer strolls across the countryside and even light off-road tracks. It sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 57 Nm of torque.

Also, standard fittings include laced wheels, a dual seat, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.


1989 BMW R 80 GSEdit

The 1989 MY BMW R 80 G/S has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.

In addition, it boasts standard features such as a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.


1990 BMW R 80 GSEdit

   

The 1990 MT BMW R 80 G/S addresses the more adventurous among Beemer fans, and comes with a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.

In the engine department, it sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.


1991 BMW R 80 GSEdit

   

The House of Munich has designed the 1991 MY BMW R 80 G/S for those riders that want to explore as much of their surroundings as possible, whether on the road or off it. It has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer two cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.

It also comes with features such as a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.


1992 BMW R 80 GSEdit

The 1992 MY BMW R 80 G/S is one of the most versatile machines from the House of Munich, and is sure to fit the taste for a wide variety of riders. It boasts standard fittings such as a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.

In addition, it comes with an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer two cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque.


1993 BMW R 80 GSEdit

If you are on the market for a gritty yet agile and fuel-efficient all-road vehicle, then the 1993 MY BMW R 80 G/S may be the right choice for you. It boasts a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder engine.

Also, it comes with a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.


1994 BMW R 80 GSEdit

         

The 1994 MY BMW R 80 GS sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 61 horsepower. Standard features include a dual seat, laced wheels, a small luggage rack in the rear, pillion grab rails, an analogue instrument cluster, a blacked-out, steel frame, a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork and a Paralever rear suspension, plus a braking system composed of a front disc and a rear drum.


1996 BMW R 80 GS BasicEdit

The 1956 MY BMW R 80 GS Basic is the latest addition to the all-road family from the House of Munich, and boasts standard features such as a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork, a BMW Motorrad Paralever rear suspension unit, a front disc brake coupled to a rear drum, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a high-mounted exhaust system, laced wheels, an analogue instrumentation panel and a steel frame.

In the engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 797cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.


1997 BMW R 80 GS BasicEdit

   

The 1997 MY BMW R 80 GS Basic has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air-cooled, 797cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that reaches a maximum power output of 50 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.

In addition, it has standard fittings such as a 40mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork, a BMW Motorrad Paralever rear suspension unit, a front disc brake coupled to a rear drum, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a high-mounted exhaust system, laced wheels, an analogue instrumentation panel and a steel frame.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 
  2. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.