Built by Bayerische Motoren Werke between 1955 and 1969, the BMW /2 series motorcycle machines were either a low compression 500cc R50, low compression 600cc R60, or, as introduced in 1956, a high compression R69. The BMW R 50 was introduced in 1955 as the successor to the R 51/3. The R 50 was part of a series of new models: the 250cc touring model R26, the R50 500cc touring model, the 600cc touring model R 60 and R 69 600cc sports model. This entire series consisted of “Vollschwingen BMWs’, Read more […]