BMW R100/7

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BMW R 100/7
Production 1976 - 1979
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, two cylinder boxer, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 94.0mm x 94.0mm
Compression ratio 9.1:1
Horsepower 59.94 HP (44.7 KW) @ 7000RPM
Torque 53.11 ft/lbs (72.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Spark Plug NGK BP6ES
Battery YUASA Y60-N24AL-B
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual
Clutch: dry, single plate
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: telescopic hydraulic fork
Rear: dual adjustable shocks
Brakes Front: single 260mm disc
Rear: 200mm drum
Front Tire 3.25-H19
Rear Tire 4.00-H18
Wheelbase 57.72 inches (1466 mm)
Seat Height 31.89 inches (810 mm)
Weight 215.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R 100/7 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, two cylinder boxer, 2 valves per cylinder Classic motorcycle produced by BMW in 1976. Max torque was 53.11 ft/lbs (72.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 59.94 HP (44.7 KW) @ 7000 RPM.


A 94.0mm bore x 94.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 980.0 cubic centimeters.


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


It came with a 3.25 - H19 front tire and a 4.00 - H18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 260mm disc in the front and a 200mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic hydraulic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual adjustable shocks. The wheelbase was 57.72 inches (1466 mm) long.

1976 - 1980 BMW R 100/7[edit]

1976 - 1980 BMW R 100/7 1976 - 1980 BMW R 100/7

The 1976 BMW R 100/7 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 980cc, two cylinder boxer powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 60 horsepower and 71 Nm of torque.

Standard features include laced wheels, a dual exhaust system with a chrome finish, a rear luggage rack, a dual seat with pillion grab rails, wide handlebars, a large, round headlamp, a telescopic front fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, a front disc brake coupled to a rear drum and an analogue instrument cluster.

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