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)
Horsepower 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)
Length 86.5 inches (2197 mm)
Width 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


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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