Production Model Years
1979 - 1980
Frame and Engine Numbers
6050001 - 6053635
6110001 - 6110088
6115001 - 6115002
6150001 - 6150396
6170001 - 6171344
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6050001 - 6053635
6110001 - 6110088
6115001 - 6115002
6150001 - 6150396
6170001 - 6171344
Model Specifications
Drivetrain
Displacement 980cc
Cylinders 2
Bore x Stroke (mm) 94 x 70.6
HP @ RPM 65 @ 6600
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Valves OHV, 2 per cylinder
Clutch Dry, single plate, cable operated
Transmission 5 speed, foot shifted
Final Drive Driveshaft
Running Gear
Frame Tubular steel double cradle
Front Suspension Hydraulically damped telescopic fork
Rear Suspension Twin shock swingarm
Front Brakes Twin ATE 260mm hydraulic disc single piston
Rear Brakes 200mm drum, single leading shoe
Electrical
Ignition Battery/coil
Spark Plugs Bosch W5DC
Generator Bosch G1 14 13V 21A 240W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight 215kg
Fuel 24l
Wheelbase 1465mm
Top Speed 190kph
Number Produced 5463

Serial numbers 617xxxx were delivered to the United States; the remainder were delivered to the rest of the world.

Comments

HAVE BMW R100,WITH SERIAL NUMBER 6170174

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IS THIS A R100T MODEL? CONTACT ME VIA EMIAL,bbear6@verizon.net

HAVE 79BMW,6170174, told it's R100T

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have small hands and have trouble reaching brake lever,do they make levers that fit that allow less rech to oull lever?

HAVE A 1979 R100T.

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ARE THE FRONT BRAKE LEVER AND CLUTCH LEVERS,AVAILABLE IN ANOTHER STYLE,ALLOWING FOR A PERSON WITH SHORT HANDS TO REACH THOSE LEVERS. ARE THERE CABLES THAT ARE LONGER WHICH WOULD ALLOW FORA LONGER THROW OF THE LEVERS BEFORE THE BRAKE AND CLUTCH ENGAGE?

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