How to Restore Your BMW Motorcycle: Twins 1950-1969

Author: 
Slabon, Roland
Publisher: 
Motorworks International

This is the Bible for owners of the Munich twin. Incredibly detailed and richly illustrated, it covers all aspects of correct restoration of the R51/2 through R69US model range. Included are detailed chapters on authentic factory and aftermarket accessories and sidecars. It also includes specifications, special tools list, wiring diagrams and a listing of parts/restoration resources and reference material.
Sftbd. 224 pages, over 220 B&W ill.

BMW Twins: The Complete Story

Author: 
Walker, Mick

This comprehensive and well-written book tells the full story of these horizontally-opposed machines. Contains in-depth development and racing history, full specifications and technical analysis. All road, off-road and racing motorcycles, as well as military and police models, are included.
Hdbd. 207 pages, 217 B&W and 20 color ill.

BMW Motorcycles: The New Generation

Author: 
Riegel, Udo
Publisher: 
Osprey Pubns
ISBN: 
978-1855329331

Explains the technical development of BMW motorcycles from 1984 and the new Boxer to the more radical offerings of the R1100S and the K1200RS. Full-color portraits of the machinery and key BMW personnel such as designer Wolfgang Seehaus, plus some revealing early design sketches from the company's own records. Full specifications make this a must for all fans of motorcycle design and technology. Review by Classic Motorbooks.
Sftbd. 128 pp. 120 color ill.

BMW GS'ing Around the World: The BMW GS Motorcycle- Racing, Rambling, Repairing

Author: 
Frazier, Dr. Gregory

A global look at various aspects of the BMW GS motorcycle through the eyes of photojournalist and adventurer Dr. Gregory Frazier. Through two round-the-world trips aboard a BMW GS, this motorcycle journalist captured the GS's while being raced, repaired and roaming the globe. Profusely illustrated with numerous travel tales and inside secrets on the BMW GS.. Abridged review from White Horse Press.
Sftbd. 128 pp. 120 color ill.

Illustrated BMW Motorcycle Buyer's Guide, 2nd Edition

Author: 
Knittel, Stefan & Slabon, Roland
Publisher: 
Motorbooks International
ISBN: 
0-7603-0082-8

Perhaps the best catalog of BMW's motorcycles so far produced. Filled with photos of bikes, a narrative history of the company and its bikes, and very useful appendix of model years and serial numbers.

Bahnstormer - The Story of BMW Motorcycles

Author: 
Setright, L. J. K.
Publisher: 
Transport Bookman Publications, Ltd.
ISBN: 
0 8514 021 3

LJK Setright was a very highly regarded writer for many auto magazines and in 1977 he authored this interesting and somewhat quirky book.

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