BMW R50 US (1967-69)

Make Model: BMW R 50 US


Year: 1967 – 69
Engine: Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 494 cc / 30.1 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 68 x 68 mm
Compression Ratio: 7.5:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 2 x Bing 1/24/45 – 1/24/46 carburetors
Ignition: Battery ignition
Starting: Electric & kick
Clutch: Single plate saucer spring, dry
Max Power: 19.4 kW / 26 hp @ 5800 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 4.17 / 2nd 2.73 / 3rd 1.95 / 4th 1.54:1
Frame: Double loop steel tubular frame
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure shock absorbers
Front Brakes: 200mm Drum, duplex full hub
Rear Brakes: 200mm Drum, simplex full hub
Front Tyre: 3.50 -18″
Rear Tyre: 4.00 -18″

Wet-Weight: 195 kg / 429 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 liters / 4.49 US gal


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