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BMW Motorcycle International Victories 1962

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"America's Most Popular Motorcyclist" elected by the members of the AMA, 1961. Holder of the Trans-Continental Speed Record (N.Y.-Los Angeles, total elapsed time 52 hrs. 11 min. on stock BMW R-69). 1961 150-mile National Enduro Champion (won on BMW 250cc R-27). 1961 450-mile Canadian (Corduroy) Enduro Champion" (won by BMW 250cc R-27). Most of us would be satisfied with just one of these titles. BMW dealer John Penton of Lorain, Ohio holds them all and many more. Fast and reliable BMW machines, the champions' choice. John Penton suggests -- before your buy ASK ANY BMW OWNER. OUTSTANDING BMW INTERNATIONAL VICTORIES: 1961 International Six-Days Trial: Sebastian Nachtmann wins the only Gold Medal in over - 500cc class on BMW R-69 S. 1961 New 24-Hour World Speed Record: established by a team of four British riders on BMW R-69S, 2,622 miles in 24 hours. 1961 Barcelona 24-Hour Race: won on BMW R-69 S. 1961 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy: Sidecar Championship won for eighth consecutive year on BMW. 1962 BMW MODELS - BMW R-27 250cc Single, Shaftdrive, Floating Engine. BMW R-50 500cc Twin, Shaftdrive, Magneto Ignition. BMW R-50 S Sport 500cc Twin, Shaftdrive, Magneto Ignition. BMW R-60 600cc Twin, Shaftdrive, Magneto Ignition. BMW R-69 S Sport 600cc Twin, Shaftdrive, Magneto Ignition. See your BMW dealer or write for information "