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BMW /5 motorcycles

Index BMW /5 motorcycles

For the WWII-era motorcycle, see BMW R75 The BMW R50/5, R60/5, and R75/5 form a range of boxer twin motorcycles manufactured in Berlin, Germany, by BMW for model years 1970-1973 and featuring electric starting and telescopic forks. [1]

16 relations: Alternator, Berlin, BMW Motorrad, BMW R75, Center of mass, Combustion chamber, Curb weight, Disc brake, Flat twin engine, Gross vehicle weight rating, History of BMW motorcycles, Motorcycle, Motorcycle fork, Starter (engine), Swingarm, Types of motorcycles.

Alternator

An alternator is an electrical generator that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad is the motorcycle brand of the German company BMW, part of its Corporate and Brand Development division.

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BMW R75

The BMW R75 is a World War II-era motorcycle and sidecar combination produced by the German company BMW.

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Center of mass

In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero, or the point where if a force is applied it moves in the direction of the force without rotating.

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Combustion chamber

A combustion chamber is that part of an internal combustion engine (ICE) in which the fuel/air mix is burned.

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Curb weight

Curb weight (American English) or kerb weight (British English) is the total weight of a vehicle with standard equipment, all necessary operating consumables such as motor oil, transmission oil, coolant, air conditioning refrigerant, and sometimes a full tank of fuel, while not loaded with either passengers or cargo.

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Disc brake

A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.

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Flat twin engine

A flat-twin is a two-cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders on opposite sides of the crankshaft.

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Gross vehicle weight rating

The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers.

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History of BMW motorcycles

BMW's motorcycle history began in 1921 when the company commenced manufacturing engines for other companies.

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Motorcycle

A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.

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Motorcycle fork

A motorcycle fork connects a motorcycle's front wheel and axle to its frame, typically via a triple tree, which consists of an upper triple clamp joined to a lower triple clamp via a steering stem, a shaft that runs through the steering head, creating the steering axis.

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Starter (engine)

A starter (also self-starter, self, cranking motor, or starter motor) is a device used to rotate (crank) an internal-combustion engine so as to initiate the engine's operation under its own power.

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Swingarm

A swingarm, or "swinging arm" (UK), originally known as a swing fork or pivoted fork, is the main component of the rear suspension of most modern motorcycles and ATVs.

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Types of motorcycles

There are many systems for classifying types of motorcycles, describing how the motorcycles are put to use, or the designer's intent, or some combination of the two.

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Redirects here:

BMW R50/5, BMW R60/5, BMW R75/5, BMW Slash-5, R75/5, Slash-5.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_/5_motorcycles

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