BMW R850GS

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BMW R850GS
Manufacturer BMW
Also called R 850 GS
Production 1996 - 2001
Class Road
Engine air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 86.4mm x 86.4mm
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Top speed 115 mph (185 km/h)
Horse Power 72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 6750RPM
Torque 56.8 ft/lbs (77.0 Nm) @ 5600RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate, diaphragm spring
Suspension Front: BMW Motorrad Telelever
Rear: BMW Motorrad Paralever
Brakes Front: dual 305mm discs, 4-piston calipers
Rear: single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire 110 / 80 - R19 59 H
Rear Tire 150 / 70 - R17 69 H
Wheelbase 59.41 inches (1509 mm)
Dimensions L 86.5 inches (2197 mm)
W 36.18 inches (919 mm)
Seat height 33.11 inches (841 mm)
Weight 480.61 pounds (218.0 Kg) (dry), 225.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The BMW R 850 GS was a air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 1996 and 2001. It could reach a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h). Max torque was 56.8 ft/lbs (77.0 Nm) @ 5600 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 6750 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a oil & air cooled air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, boxer two cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder. A 86.4mm bore x 86.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 848.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110 / 80 - R19 59 H front tire and a 150 / 70 - R17 69 H rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 305mm discs, 4-piston calipers in the front and a single 276mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the rear. The front suspension was a BMW Motorrad Telelever while the rear was equipped with a BMW Motorrad Paralever. The R 850 GS was fitted with a 6.6 Gallon (25.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 480.61 pounds (218.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 59.41 inches (1509 mm) long.

1996 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

The 1996 MY BMW R 850 GS has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission and can reach a maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.

In addition, it comes with a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel.


1997 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

The 1997 MY BMW R 850 GS is a middle-class all-road vehicle, suitable for riders who want to explore as much of their surroundings as possible, whether on paved or unpaved roads. It comes with a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel.

In the engine department it sports an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission that produces a claimed 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.


1998 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

The 1998 MY BMW R 850 GS boasts standard fittings such as a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel, which let it successfully tackle paved and unpaved roads, alike.

Also, it boasts a maximum power output of 77 Nm of torque and 73 horsepower from its four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, boxer two cylinder engine that is mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive.


1999 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

The 1999 MY BMW R 850 GS has, at its heart, an air/oil-cooled, four-stroke, 848cc, boxer two cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft final drive, and can reach a maximum power output of 77 Nm of torque and 73 horsepower.

In addition, this middle-class all-road machine from the House of Munich comes with a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel.


2000 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

If you are on the market for a middle-class all-road two-wheeler, that also boasts the trademark reliability and attention to details from BMW, then the 2000 MY R 850 GS may be the right choice for you. It has standard fittings such as a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel.

In the engine department, it sports a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, boxer two cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 77 Nm of torque and 73 horsepower.


2001 BMW R 850 GS[edit]

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The House of Munich has designed the R 850 GS for riders who want a gritty yet agile machine, capable of tackling both and unpaved roads. It has, at its heart, a four-stroke, air/oil-cooled, 848cc, boxer two cylinder engine paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that reaches a maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 77 Nm of torque.

It also comes with features such as a BMW Motorrad Telelever front suspension and a Paralever rear unit, dual front disc brakes and a single disc in the rear, cross-spoked wheels, a dual seat, a pillion grab handle, a small luggage rack, a small windscreen, a chromed exhaust muffler and an analogue and digital instrument panel.


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