BMW R 65 RT Monolever

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BMW R 65 RT Monolever
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 1985 - 1988
Class Road
Engine
air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 81.3mm x 81.3mm
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horsepower 48.01 HP (35.8 KW) @ 7250RPM
Torque 33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: shaft

Clutch: dry, single plate
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: Monolever
Brakes Front: single 260mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear: 200mm drum
Front Tire 90/90 - 18
Rear Tire 120/90 - 18
Weight 196.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R 65 RT Monolever was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Road motorcycle produced by BMW between 1985 and 1988. Max torque was 33.19 ft/lbs (45.0 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 48.01 HP (35.8 KW) @ 7250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 81.3mm bore x 81.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 649.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90 - 18 front tire and a 120/90 - 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single 260mm disc, 2-piston caliper in the front and a 200mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Monolever.

1985 BMW R 65 RT Monolever[edit]

The 1985 MY BMW R 65 RT Monolever has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, boxer two cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission with a shaft drive, and can produce a claimed 48 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque.

In addition, this lightweight machine has been equipped to fit the taste of long haul riders, and comes with a large windscreen, a half-fairing, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a rear luggage rack, side-panniers, a large, quartz headlight, die-cast, aluminum wheels, a dual exhaust, a telescopic front fork and a Monolever rear suspension.


1986 BMW R 65 RT Monolever[edit]

The 1986 MY BMW R 65 RT Monolever mainly addresses riders who want to spend more time behind the bars, but also want a fuel-efficient and agile two-wheeler. It boast standard fittings such as a large windscreen, a half-fairing, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a rear luggage rack, side-panniers, a large, quartz headlight, die-cast, aluminum wheels, a dual exhaust, a telescopic front fork and a Monolever rear suspension.

In the engine department, it has been fitted with a four-stroke, air-cooled, 649cc, boxer two cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission that can reach a maximum power output of 48 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque.


1987 BMW R 65 RT Monolever[edit]

The 1987 MY BMW R 65 RT Monolever boasts a maximum power output of 48 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque from its air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, boxer twin cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission. In addition, it comes with a large windscreen, a half-fairing, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a rear luggage rack, side-panniers, a large, quartz headlight, die-cast, aluminum wheels, a dual exhaust, a telescopic front fork and a Monolever rear suspension.


1988 BMW R 65 RT Monolever[edit]

1988 BMW R 65 RT Monolever 1988 BMW R 65 RT Monolever

The House of Munich has created a light-weight and agile two-wheeler for those riders who still want to spend as much time as possible behind the bars, in the embodiment of the 1988 MY BMW R 65 RT Monolever. It has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 649cc, boxer twin cylinder powerplant paired to a five-speed manual transmission, that can produce a claimed 48 horsepower and 45 Nm of torque.

Standard fittings include a large windscreen, a half-fairing, a dual seat, passenger grab rails, a rear luggage rack, side-panniers, a large, quartz headlight, die-cast, aluminum wheels, a dual exhaust, a telescopic front fork and a Monolever rear suspension.