The New BMW R90S Site

Welcome to the new R90S Website!

This is the new location for, which has become a part of the Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners (VBMWMO) website. This R90S homepage is your portal to news, information, comraderie and help with the BMW R90S motorcycle, produced from 1974-1976 in TT Silver Smoke and Daytona Orange paint.

If you're an existing member of the R90S forum, you'll find that your account has been moved over, and any posts you may have made are now a part of the VBMWMO Forum. To login, just click on the login link above on the right, in the banner.

We also suggest that you visit the home page of the R90SWorldNet mailing list, where you can find a huge amount of detail and information about this special model.

Model Specifications
Displacement 898cc
Cylinders 2
Bore x Stroke (mm) 90 x 70.6
HP @ RPM 67 @ 7000
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 Dual ATE 260mm disc with single piston
Rear Brakes 200mm drum, single leading shoe
Ignition Battery/coil
Spark Plugs Bosch W5DC
Generator Bosch G1 14 13V 21A 280W
Capacities & Measurements
Weight 220kg
Fuel 24l
Wheelbase 1465mm
Top Speed 200kph
Number Produced 17465
by Wenzelator
Hello all.... So just purchased myself a 10/74 R90S that is currently painted a pretty poor attempt at silver smoke! My...
Last updated: 4 days 3 hours ago; 10 Replies
by ben.germanauto
Dear BMW R90s enthusiasts on this forum I am looking to buy a R90s in Daytona Orange Please let me know if you know of...
Last updated: 1 week 1 day ago; 4 Replies
by tbounds02
I have started looking for one of these is what I think I know . R90S more collectible,later models more...
Last updated: 1 week 6 days ago; 4 Replies
by Beemer54
The Airhead Ezine is producing a special R90S-only edition for release on january 1, 2016. We want this to be a bumper...
Last updated: 5 weeks 23 hours ago; 2 Replies
by SecondownerDOR90s
Been lurker for awhile, this is my first post. Have owned my 1976 DO R90s about 36 years now, here are some of my...
Last updated: 5 weeks 1 day ago; 0 Replies
by dardaris2725
I haven't seen much going on here lately, so I thought I'd throw this out there and stir up some trouble. The magazine...
Last updated: 10 weeks 6 days ago; 1 Replies
by p_reale
Now that I have just about completed the restoration on my '76, I could finally take it on the road. Unfortunately, the...
Last updated: 14 weeks 5 days ago; 17 Replies
by ben.germanauto
Dear R90s enthusiasts. As I posted in my first comment..... I am looking to buy a R90s. If you can help me to find a...
Last updated: 14 weeks 6 days ago; 1 Replies
by thunderbolt
hey guys can anyone tell me why and what to fix my problem my r90 when i go over 90 mph my front wheel goes letf...
Last updated: 17 weeks 1 day ago; 4 Replies
by Gorio
I may be parting with my bike and before I get all silly with ebay or something I thought I would spread the word a bit...
Last updated: 17 weeks 1 day ago; 5 Replies