BMW-Motorräder -Entwicklung, Typen, Technik

Author: 
Härtel/Elbers

An extensive and comprehensive model-by-model history with complete technical specifications, and data on BMW racing machines.

70 Jahre BMW-Motorräder

Author: 
Knittel, Stefan

A complete 70-year history of BMW motorcycles up to the introduction of the R850/1100. Includes comprehensive model details and technical specifications, and an extensive section on BMW racing history. Text in German. Difficult to find.
Hdbd. with slipcase. 303 pages, 1,652 B&W and color ill.

BMW Motorräder: Zweizylinder R51/2-R75/5, 1950-73

Author: 
Knittel, Stefan

A fascinating look at the development of post-war BMW motorcycles and how they were advertised, road tested and promoted. Includes many photos not reproduced in other books. Text in German. Currently available from Blue Moon Cycle.
Hdbd. 93 pages, 85 B&W and color ill.

BMW Motorräder: Einzylinder 1949-67

Publisher: 
Schrader-Motor-Chronik

Reprints of factory ads, literature, and road tests of the BMW single cylinder models. Text in German. Currently available from Blue Moon Cycle.
Hdbd. 96 pages, over 100 B&W and color ill.

BMW Motorräder: 1923-1939

Publisher: 
Schrader-Motor-Chronik

Reprints of factory ads, literature, and road tests of the early BMW motorcycles. Text in German. Currently available from Blue Moon Cycle.
Hdbd. 95 pages, over 100 B&W and color ill.

BMW SportBOXER/BoxerSPORT 1969-1997

Author: 
Tons, Wölf

A splendid book dedicated to the sporting life of the flat twin. Features factory creations like the R75/5, R90S, R100RS and R1100RS, and custom creations by Krauser, Magni, Fallert, WÜDO, Bakker and H&M. Boxers built for Endurance, Superbike and TT races are also covered. Text in German. Available from Classic Motorbooks.
Hdbd., 9 x12 1/2", 175 pp., 205 color and B&W ill.

Faszination BMW GS

Publisher: 
Verlag Schneider Textsystems

A thoroughly concise book on the history (1930s to Present), development and popular modifications of the BMW enduro motorcycles, including the G/S and GS series. Competition history includes the ISDT, ISDE and Paris-Dakar. Available from WÜDO.
Hdbd., 8 1/2 x10 1/2", 140 pp., 264 color and B&W ill.

Deutsche Motorfahrräder 1930-1955

Author: 
Vennekate, Johann Kleine

Covers motorcycles by Adler, Brennabor, Dürkopp, Göricke, Express, Hercules, Mars, Meister, Miele, NSU, Phänomen, Presto, Triumph, Viktoria Wanderer, and more.
Hdbd. 95 pages, 134 B&W and 9 color ill.

Behelfs-Katalog BMW R51/2-3, R67/3, R68

Publisher: 
BMW

This parts catalog is pretty much required if you're interested in post-war plunger frame bikes. It was published in October 1960.

BMW Fotoalbum 1923-1969

Author: 
Vennekate, Johann Kleine
Publisher: 
Johann Kleine Vennekate
ISBN: 
978-3-935517-29-4

This hardback book is nothing more than a collection of private photos that, one way or another, include BMW motorcycles. Each photo has a brief caption. That's it. And yet...

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