Saturday, August 16, 2014

BMW R100RS 1976

The BMW R100RS was a 1977 model year bike with production beginning late '76. This press photo is from the Sunday Express 5 November 1976. The R100RS was like no previous motorcycle, the mechanics of it were nothing new and faired bikes had been offered before but this was the first of a generation of modern sports tourers. No earlier or contemporary bike could maintain such high cruising speed in comfort and reliability and 38 years on it's still a formidable tool for rapid touring.

BMW R100RS motorcycle 1976 1977
1976 BMW R100RS.

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