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UPDATED BOXER ENGINE PACKS PLENTY OF PUNCH ON THE ROAD
[3 STAR Edition]
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando, Fla.
Author: Salvadori, Clement
Date: Mar 3, 1994
Start Page: G.1
Section: TRANSPORTATION
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PHOTO c: BMW R1100RS BMW R1100RS CHART: SPECIFICATIONS - BMW R1100RS VEHICLE LENGTH Overall 85.6 Wheelbase 57.5 WIDTH Overall 26.2 Handlebar 29 HEIGHT Seat 31.5 Ground clearance 6.2 STEERING Angle 65.9 WARRANTY Three-year, unlimited mileage, including 24-hour roadside assistance. Inches unless otherwise specified MECHANICAL Drive system: Enclosed drive shaft with two universal joints and integral torsion damper. Frame and suspension: 3-section frame with Telelever central spring strut and progressive spring and damper rates; rear suspension, BMW Paralever and shaft drive with variable rebound damping. Brakes: Front, hydraulically operated with two four-piston calipers and dual 12- inch floating rotors; rear, hydraulically operated single disc; ABS II optional. Engine: 90-horsepower, 1,085cc air- and oil-cooled two-cylinder with four valves per cylinder and Bosch electronic fuel injection. Weight: 527 pounds. Transmission: Five-speed manual with single dry clutch disc and diaphragm spring. Wheels: Front, 3.50 x 17 cast alloy three-spoke; rear, 4.50 x 18 cast alloy three-spoke. BOX: Bike Week activities The Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce lists more than 100 Daytona events during Bike Week, an annual gathering of motorcycle riders and aficionados that starts Friday. Here's a sampling (unless noted, call the chamber at (904) 255-0981 for more information): Friday through Sunday: AMA/CCS Sprint Races, Daytona Beach International Speedway, Daytona Beach; (904) 253-7223. Friday through March 13: Motorcycle shows and races at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach; (904) 253-7223. Saturday through March 13: World Bike Expo, with displays, show bikes and contests; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oceanfront Park-Bandshell, Daytona Beach. Wednesday: Second annual World's Most Unusual Motorcycles show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Daytona Flea Market, 1425 Tomoka Farms Road, Daytona Beach. March 10-13: 16th annual Motorcycle Swap Meet, Volusia County Fairgrounds, DeLand; (301) 779-3235. March 12: Concert featuring John Kay and Steppenwolf, 4 p.m. Oceanfront Park, Daytona Beach; (904) 254-8200. March 12 - AMA Grand National Championship Dirt Track Kickoff/H-D 383 Challenge, Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium. March 13: Annual Harley-Davidson parade, leaves Bellair Plaza in Ormond Beach at 9 a.m. and travels to the speedway; (904) 255-0981. March 13 - Daytona 200 by Arai/HP4 500cc Supersport International Challenge/H-D Twinsports, Daytona International Speedway; (904) 253-7223.

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