BMW

Technology / Motorcycle / BMW: A BMW is a brand of motorcycle. BMWs were first made in 1923 with the R32 boxer. If you mention BMW to most non-riders, you will almost always hear, 'I didn't know BMW made motorcycles.' Actually, they made motorcycles before they made cars.

Beemer

Technology / Motorcycle / Beemer: A term used for a BMW motorcycle. A bimmer is the corresponding term used for a BMW automobile. MORE

Oilhead

Technology / Motorcycle / Oilhead: Oilhead refers to the air-cooled engines of more recent BMW motorcycles that also contain an oil cooler. MORE

Marque

Technology / Motorcycle / Marque: Make or brand of a motorcycle. (French for "brand"). For example: Aprilia, BMW, Buell, Ducati, Harley Davidson, Honda, Husqvarna, Hyosung, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta, Norton, Star, Suzuki, T MORE

Boxer

Technology / Motorcycle / Boxer: Refers to the BMW R-Series engine that has two horizontally opposed cylinders. MORE

M-C

Technology / Motorcycle / M-C: M/C stands for Motorcycle Club. M/C is also written as MC. A motorcycle club is just a group of riders who band together for support and fellowship. The Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) , the MORE

Airhead

Technology / Motorcycle / Airhead: Flat-twin, BMW motorcycles with an air-cooled engine that were built from 1923 up to 1995. The airhead design was replaced by the oilhead, which uses oil, in addition to air, to transfer engine heat t MORE

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