1968 BMW R69S

This 1968 BMW R69S is finished in Avus Black with white pinstripes and is powered by a 594cc opposed twin paired with a four-speed transmission. Features include 18″ wire-spoke wheels, shaft drive, a black saddle, a bar-end mirror, a center stand, a tachometer, and dual Bing carburetors. The motorcycle was acquired by its current owner in 2001, and the engine, suspension, and frame were cleaned with dry ice in 2023. This R69S was listed on BaT in July 2023 and is now offered again on dealer consignment with a clean Oregon title.

1968 BMW R69S

The fuel tank and fenders are finished in Avus Black with white pinstripes, and the bike features a black Denfeld saddle, black rubber knee grips, and a center stand. A dry-ice cleaning service on the engine, frame, and suspension components was performed in May 2023. The photos in the listing and the gallery below were taken in June 2023.

1968 BMW R69S

Wire-spoke wheels with chrome 18″ rims wear Michelin Macadam 50E tires. Suspension is provided by an Earles fork as well as preload-adjustable rear shocks mounted to the swingarm on the left and the final-drive housing on the right. Braking is handled by front and rear drums.

1968 BMW R69S

The chrome handlebar has a bar-end mirror and fronts an 8k-rpm tachometer and a pair of indicator lights mounted in the headlight bucket. No speedometer or odometer is fitted, therefore total mileage is unknown.

1968 BMW R69S

The 594cc opposed twin features dual Bing carburetors and was factory rated at 42 horsepower.

1968 BMW R69S

Power is sent to the rear wheel through a four-speed transmission and a driveshaft enclosed within the right leg of the swingarm.

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