The BMW R 100 RS
Photos and info on a 1984 BMW R100RS “Last Edition” motorcycle I once owned.
I purchased from a friend, who was the second owner.
It was in absolutely mint condition; includes the bags, dual saddle, original tool kit, original BMW “trouble light”, original air pump and more.
The BMW R100RS Motorcycle
Here’s a nice cutaway drawing of a later model R100RS | Here’s a site devoted to the 1977 R100RS, which was the first model year for this bike | The 1978 R100RS Motorsport site | Twan’s BMW R100RS site; he no longer updates it, but it is a nice reference to this model | The Bolt Guy has stainless steel bolt kits to replace all of the bolts on your Airhead Beemer | Interesting one-page story on falling in and out of love with an R100RS
BMW R100RS Motorcycle Photos
Photos of a 1984 BMW R100RS “Last Edition” mint condition R100RS that I once owned! | Here are some photos of the rare BMW R100RS “Motosport” edition | Several nice photos and other info about a 1988 BMW R100RS
BMW Motorcycle Road Tests
BMW R100RS Tires
Tire sizes for the R100RS are the 3.25-19 front and 4.00-18 rear. Modern size replacements are 100/90-19 front and 120/90-18 rear, which will fit the ’84 and probably other model years.
Tires are available in these sizes from Avon (AM18 F/R); Bridgestone (BT45); Continental (Blitz, TK11/TK12 F/R); Metzeler (ME33 front and ME99A rear); Michelin (Macadam 50 & 50E).
Metzeler recommends a 100/90-19 front and 4.00-18 rear. I use the Conti’s on my ’84 and they work great!
The BMW Motorcycle VIN Decoder
The VIN Decoder – enter the last 7 digits of a BMW motorcycle VIN and it gives you the manufacture date and other information! | More BMW Motorcycle model information on thewBW BMW Motorcycle Specifications Page
Review of Bill Stermer’s Book “BMW R100RS” This great book is a must for R100RS owners and admirers! | More BMW books …
BMW Repair and Maintenance
Also includes R100RS articles include how to do a spline lube; heat sink maintenance; headlight relay replacement; cheap and easy tire bead breaker and more!
wBW article on a Super-bright LED tail light replacement for BMW R100RS! Provides modern, bright and instantaneous lighting to new or vintage motorcycles. Entire tail light is filled with bright LEDs to completely replace original bulbs and keep the vintage look! Great for pre-1970 models also.
More BMW Motorcycle Books
Check out the wBW Motorcycle Books Page page for all types of motorcycle books and book reviews!
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