BMW R1100S (1998 - 2005)

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BMW R1100S (1998 - 2005)
Once you've actually got the BMW into the corner it’s very stable and its weight isn’t so apparent

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Reviewed: 14 September 2010 by Visordown
The BMW R1100S isn't going to radically change sportsbike rider's perception of Beemers overnight but it's actually a pretty capable track bike. And a very good road one. Lining up in the fast group of the trackday waiting to go out on track I was a bit unsure on how the ...  Continue reading


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Excellent all rounder bike that is not meant to be a top end track bike but a sporty touring bike with lots of torque and enough HP to get you off the line fast and pass with ease at HWY speed. It is one of the Continue reading...
Superb bike that has a solid engine that can do many miles. Not dull or boring and this bike did have its own race series. Continue reading...
I love mine. Although it took some time getting used to its unusual design and ride the payoff was worth it. A classic sporty all 'rounder with a lot of individuality, style, and distinction. Great, semi-uprigh Continue reading...
brilliant! Try one, it may take a little getting used to and yes it is heavy, but once moving it is a joy and very easy to ride quick or slow all day long. Continue reading...
If you can forget all the latest bikes BHP figures, 1/4 miles times, top speed figures ect. And enjoy actually riding your bike in the REAL world, you would love a BMW boxer. I found with my own R1100S that onc Continue reading...


Sorry but not sure where to ask a question

My local BMW Dealer in South Africa has a R1200S which looks as if it could be a fun track bike but I can find no detail on it.

Can anyone help?


Posted: 22/03/2010 at 14:10

Posted: 08/03/2012 at 17:11

Everyone claims the bike is great.... ´could be..I say it´s Teutonic... like Porche...´Not built for 5´7" dwarfs like meThe ADLER was once.... ´completely the opposite... a twin 2-stroke... beautiful..was sold to Japan and became the Honda in (I think) 1956 or 7.. not sure.. No.. never a Beemer... not fo this nut.... Donah..// 

Posted: 23/08/2012 at 20:22

Brillaint bike, not as fast as last bike '04 Triumph Sprint ST, but comfy, fast anough, great looking, and brillaint handling and motor.

Posted: 24/08/2012 at 14:28

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Very capable alternative to a sports tourer. Great second hand buy.
It takes a fair amount of effort to get the Sport to change direction and it's a big bike.
  • Price: £8310.00
  • Year: 1998 - 2005
  • Top speed: 141mph
  • Price new: 8310
  • Engine capacity: 1085cc
  • Power: 97bhp
  • Torque: 72lb ft
  • Weight: 208kg
  • 0-60: 4.3 seconds

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