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1981 BMW R65


1981 BMW R65 Pictures
The R65 weighed only 452 pounds with a full tank.
The R65 weighed only 452 pounds with a full tank.

The BMW R65 motorcycle was basically a scaled-down -- and more affordable -- version of the company's larger 1000-cc model.

The BMW R65 offered good low-rpm pulling power.
The BMW R65 offered good low-rpm pulling power.
Its 650-cc flat twin was bred for smoothness.
Its 650-cc flat twin was bred for smoothness.
Orderly design, a BMW trait, is evident everywhere.
Orderly design, a BMW trait, is evident everywhere.
The rear drum was integrated into the cast rear wheel.
The rear drum was integrated into the cast rear wheel.

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