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Title: Bahnstormer - The Story of BMW Motorcycles
Published by: Transport Bookman Publications, Ltd.
Release Date: 1977
Pages: 190
ISBN13: 978-0851840215

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

Genre: Competition, History, Out of Print, Technical
Title: Behelfs-Katalog BMW R26/27, 50/50S, 60/69S
Published by: BMW
Release Date: 1972
ASIN: B007I6T55U

Auxiliary Parts Catalog (reprint) in French, English and German. An indispensible resource. Includes both old and current (revised) part numbers.  Currently unavailable but shows on Amazon.

Genre: Out of Print, Parts List
Title: BMW Postwar Models: Twins and Singles 1949-1969
Published by: Niton Publishing
Release Date: 1991
Contributors: Roy H. Bacon
Pages: 56
ISBN13: 1855790165 or 978-1855790162

An interesting and well illustrated overview of BMW's development in the critical post-war period.  Available through Amazon and Worthpoint.
Sftbd. 56 pages, 62 B&W ill.

Genre: History, Out of Print
Title: BMW Profiles 1: Motorcycles from Munich, 1923-1969
Published by: BMW Mobile Tradition
Release Date: 1997
Pages: 107
ISBN13: 083761225X or 978-0837612256

An absolutely stunning and beautifully designed book. It covers the history and development of all model ranges up to 1969 in individual chapters, and has a model-by-model specifications list at the end of the book that is the most complete I've ever seen. Includes a period reproduction BMW poster. Currently the book is out of print but may be available from Amazon.
Hdbd. 107 pages, 111 B&W ill.

Genre: History, Out of Print
Title: BMW R69 & R69S Super Profile
Published by: Haynes
Release Date: 1983
Pages: 56
ISBN13: 0854293876 or 978-085429387

The BMW R69 & R69S Super Profile by Roy Harper, now out of print, was published in the UK in 1983 and is a hardback edition in 8.5" x 11" format, of 56 pages. The book has nine chapters, Foreword, History, Evolution, Specifications, Original Road Tests, Owners View, Buying, Clubs Specialists & Books and a Photo Gallery.

Genre: History, Out of Print
Title: BMW Road & Race Motorcycles 1920-1992

Recently reprinted and just as quickly sold out, this book by veteran BMW authors covers all road and competition bikes, singles, twins, triples and fours.
Sftbd. 128 pp., 120 color ill.

Genre: Competition, History, Out of Print
Title: BMW-Motorräder -Entwicklung, Typen, Technik

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

Genre: Competition, German Language, History, Out of Print, Technical
Title: BMW-Motorräder -Typen und Technik

A model-by-model history of BMW road and racing motorcycles from 1923 to 1980, including technical details and tables. Text in German/French/English.
Hdbd. 350 pages, 310 B&W and color ill.

Genre: History, Out of Print, Technical
Title: BMW: Freiheit auf zwei Rädern; Charakter einer Motorradmarke
ISBN13: 978-3430161220

A photographic history of BMW motorcycles from the R32 through the 1976 R100RS to the 1981 R65LS.
Hdbd. 160 pages, 286 B&W and color ill.

Genre: German Language, History, Out of Print
Title: Classic German Racing Motorcycles
Published by: Osprey Pub Co;
Release Date: 1991
Contributors: Mick Walker
Pages: 192
ISBN13: 1855321416 or 978-1855321410

German motorcycle manufacturers have always used competition as a certain method of improving their machines and market penetration. The author describes the famous as well as the more obscure characters, motorcycles and marques which battled to project Germany to the forefront of the field.  Available at Amazon.


Genre: Competition, History, Out of Print
Title: Deutsche Motorfahrräder 1930-1955
Published by: Pietsch-Verlag Paul Pietsch Verlage GmbH + Co.
Release Date: 1997
Contributors: Johann Kleine Vennekate
ISBN13: 3613871238 or 978-3613871236

Paper back covering German motorcycles in the period 1930 to 1955.  Text is in German.  Available at Amazon.

Genre: German Language, History, Out of Print
Title: How to Restore Your BMW Motorcycle: Twins 1950-1969
Published by: Motorbooks International
Release Date: 1994
Contributors: Roland Slabon
ISBN13: 0879389338 or 978-0879389338

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.

Genre: History, Out of Print, Technical