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The BMW R26 is a single cylinder, four-stroke allround motorcycle produced between 1956 and 1960. It could reach a top speed of 128.0 km/h (79.5 mph)

Engine

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 68.0 x 68.0 mm (2.7 x 2.7 inches) stroke result in a displacement of just 247.00 ccm (15.07 cubic inches). The engine features a 7.5:1 compression ratio. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive

The bike has a 4-speed transmission. The final drive was via shaft drive (cardan).

Chassis

It came with a 3.27-18 front tire and a 3.27-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a cartridge while the rear was equiped with a twin shock-swingarm The R26 is fitted with a 15.00 litres (3.96 gallons) fuel tank. The wheelbase is 975 mm (38.4 inches) long.

Aliases

  • R 26