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Technical Articles for K75, K100, K1100, K1200, K1300, K1600 BMWs

Disclaimer: All material contained herein retains the original author’s copyright. The material presented here is not intended to take the place of knowledge, expertise, competence or common sense in the repair and maintenance of your motorcycle. If you are uncertain about what you are doing in the maintenance of your motorcycle, please seek competent, knowledgeable help. Remember to check Local, State, and Federal laws before making any modifications to your Motorcycle.

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Engine Maintenance

Brake Maintenance

Suspension and Steering Maintenance

Other Maintenance


Fuel and Ignition




Links to Other Resources

K-Bike Buyers Guide

K100 FAQ

K Bike History

Anton Largiader’s Tech Site

Anton has a ton of experience with a variety of BMWs, and shares a wealth of info in this well-organized site.

Chris Harris YouTube Videos

Chris ran Affordable Beemer Service in New Hampshire, a well-respected shop, for a number of years, and has a bunch of instructional videos for all 1970-on beemers on YouTube. Informal, profane and informative, you can learn a lot about common maintenance procedures from him. For example, look at his video on the K1100LT.

K1100 Owners Group

Tech articles, modifications, and a nice table of maintenance intervals.

K1200RS Service Intervals

Ted Verrill’s Handy Reference Chart