1976 BMW R90S

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This 1976 BMW R90S is powered by an air-cooled 900cc opposed-twin paired with a 5-speed transmission. Purchased by the seller three years ago, the bike has been upgraded with an electronic ignition and an Easy Pull clutch cable. The battery, tires, and brake pads were recently replaced, and additional work included adjustment of the valves and timing, as well as a carburetor rebuild. The seller has added approximately 5k miles of the 52k indicated miles over the last three years, and this R90S is now being offered in Canada with an Ontario registration. As BMW’s ground-breaking sport bike, the R90S won the inaugural World Superbike championship in 1976 and is credited with creating the sport touring class. Finished in Silver Smoke with gold pin striping, the bodywork and tank show a number of minor flaws, including abrasions on the side panels, a scratch on the tail, and a patched scrape on the front fender. The brake pads and battery were recently replaced and the spoked alloy wheels wear newer tires. The R90S featured a color-matched bikini fairing and dual seat with a tail fairing. The chassis offered dual hydraulic front disc brakes and rear shocks with adjustable preload. Inside the fairing, the speedometer and tachometer are accompanied by a clock and voltmeter. 52k miles are indicated on the odometer, and the factory-applied decals are still present as shown above. The hydraulic steering dampner was standard, but the factory-supplied mirrors have been replaced with Napoleon bar-end items. The air-cooled 900cc opposed-twin was originally rated at 67 horsepower and features dual 38mm Dell’Orto carburetors. Power is transferred to the rear wheel through a 5-speed transmission and shaft drive. Recent work included the installation of an electronic ignition and an Easy Pull clutch. A valve adjustment, timing check, carburetor rebuild, and fluid replacement were also performed.

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