▪ BMW Motorcycle Reviews and Reports
More: BMW motorcycle news in the wBW BMW Motorcycle News Archive (2001 to current)
wBW BMW Motorcycle Book Reviews: BMW Racing Motorcycles | BMW GS Adventure Motorcycle: A 30-Year Catalog - wBW Book Review! | See the wBW Motorcycle Books page for a complete listing of motorcycle books and reviews
The BMW Bouncing Ball Screensaver: Check this out -- a really cool BMW Bouncing Ball Logo Screensaver! It's a 3-dimensional bouncing ball with the BMW logo in high resolution graphics. I never get tired of watching this thing bouncing around on my screen! Download a .zip file with instructions. Bonus: you can also set a built-in password protection timer that it locks your keyboard after a selected amount of time! Get it on the wBW BMW "Bouncing Ball" Screensaver page! Also works in Windows Vista!
Windscreens, Fairings and Windshields: Now on the wBW Motorcycle Fairings and Windscreens page
BMW Parts Sources: See the wBW Products and Accessories page for more sources | Good BMW motorcycle parts fiche at RealOEM | Huge number of unique BMW motorcycle accessories at Hornig; they claim a new product is added every day! | Flugelnus is apparently the new BMW parts division of Eurotech; Eurotech Motorsports now sells and distributes Hepco & Becker only
BMW Performance Parts: See the wBW Motorcycle Performance Parts page | Lite Touch Clutch Cable Lever for R-series BMWs claims to decrease clutch pull to 3 lbs. | Lots of parts for just about every modern BMW motorcycle at Hornig (Germany); items are priced in Euros but they deliver worldwide
Silicone Gaskets: Finally! A replacement for the cork Bing carburetor gaskets, cylinder head gaskets and more; see the wBW review of Real Gaskets
Motorcycle Photographs: On the wBW Motorcycle Photographs and Art page
Beemers Your Mother Didn't Want You To Have: Check out the House of Cool Beemers site!
BMW Motorcycle Road Tests: Lots of BMW motorcycle road tests and links to road tests of other brands | R69 Vintage BMW road test | The BMW Club of South Africa has road tests and owner's reviews of BMW motorcycles
BMW Motorcycle Information on Every Model Manufactured: Interesting online .pdf formatted book by BMW with the history of BMW motorcycles and cars; some of the photos are very high quality and can be printed to make nice posters! | The Norwegian BMW Club website lists all BMW motorcycle models in either alphabetical or chronological order, finally taken over by BMW Motorrad | The VIN Decoder - check this out: enter the last 7 digits of a BMW motorcycle VIN and it gives you the manufacture date and other information | Nice selection of large photos of almost every BMW motorcycle ever manufactured on the Bimmerin site | BMW World (automobiles) history of the BMW motorcycle | wBW BMW Motorcycle Specifications page
BMW Electrical Parts: Euro Motoelectrics has Valeo starters for BMWs that are claimed to draw 20% less amperage; they also sell the 450W, 32A EnDuraLast brushless alternator for BMW Airheads, claimed to increase amperage 80% over the standard Bosch alternator at 14.2 Volts | Omega Electronic Ignitions for 1969 to 1996 BMW one and two cylinder Airheads have 15 pre-programmed advance curves, also available for dual-plug models; the unit does not replace the points, which can still be used in an emergency | Motorrad Electrik - electrical parts for old and new BMW's, Dyna Coils for Airheads, remanufactured electrical components; new 400w alternator upgrade for Airheads | Thunderchild diode boards; also voltage regulators and electronic ignitions Daro Moto in Germany has nice looking CNC machined billet parts including fork braces and rearsets; also carbon fiber for many different brands of motorcycle | Rocky Point Cycle carries Boyer electronic ignitions for BMWs
BMW Clocks & Speedometer Repair: Palo Alto Speedometer repairs instruments; they also have some rebuilt items for sale | Speedometer Plus rebuilds BMW motorcycle clocks, speedometers and other instruments; they also carry gears, cables and other parts | Capital Cycle carries BMW clocks, but the original Motometer clock with the sweep second hand is apparently no longer available | VDO clocks and repair at Lauderdale Speedometer
BMW Motorcycle Exhaust Systems: See the wBW Motorcycle Exhaust Systems page for more information
Track Day Schedules and Riding Schools: Check out the wBW Motorcycle Riding Schools, Training and Track Days page for a list of schedules for track days and riding schools all over the U.S.
Heated Seats: Seat recushioning, seat covers available for RT, RS, GS, R, S and C BMWs from Cee Bailey
BMW R80ST: The BMW R80ST owner's group
Repair and Maintenance: Map of Airhead-friendly service shops in the U.S.A.! (Here's the printed list of Airhead repair shops, along with contact info, that feeds the map) | List of quick BMW Airhead repair tips | Installing a K75S windscreen adjustment system | Installing Progressive Fork Springs | A&S Cycles now has an online BMW parts microfiche for almost every BMW motorcycle model | Yellow headlight bulbs for motorcycles? | Bing carburetor replacement gaskets made from silicone | Rebuild procedure for under tank master cylinders on older BMW Airheads | Complete listing of articles on the wBW Motorcycle Repair Index page | More articles listed on the Motorcycle Maintenance page
► More wBW BMW Articles
|2009 BMW S 1000 RR!||BMW HP2 High-Performance Enduro||Hornig F800GS Mudguard Hugger Review|
|Hornig BMW Wheel Cover Hubcap Review||Installing a Progressive Suspension Shock||1954 - First BMW World Sidecar Championship|
|How to Make Carbon Fiber Parts||Installing a Horn Relay Wiring Harness Kit||Installing an HID Headlight on a K1200LT|
|Installing a Harrison Billet Brake Caliper||BMW AirVantage Vest||Bing Carburetor Silicone Gasket Replacement|
UPDATE: See this page for more information on the BMW R 1200 GS hand guard issue.