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Old 05-01-2011, 03:33 AM   #54
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Location: Hamburg, Germany
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Some oldies...but they show a progression...

1) 1964: Sebastian Nachtmann wins on a R 69S in the German championship in the class 500cc
2) 1966: Kurt Tweesmann on his R 69S

Having had spread in the motorcycling scene, the impression was that the R-69S needed a new engine. This hope remained unfulfilled. In the same year BMW ended racing activities.

Three years later, BMW presented a new model range.

4) 1969: The models of the / 5 series are a complete new design with light metal cylinders. Frame and chassis come from the factory off-road equipment.

Based on the R 75 / 5 1970 BMW created the design study "Streetscrambler".

3) 1971:Herbert Schek wins on the R 75 / 5 off-road version of the German championship.

5) 1975: BMW starts the development department to build a series Enduro. The experimental prototype, nicknamed "Red Devil ".

Richard Schalber wins on the more developed "GS 80", the German Cup.
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