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I purchased a 1989 K100RS SE a short time ago and it has a black seat. Looking at other RS SE's I see 50% of the seats are blue.

Was it an option or has all the black ones been recovered or changed at some time?

I don't mind the black, but was thinking if I had a chance to snare a blue one to make it as it came from the factory I might.

Joe Wilkerson
Telephone man with a splash of Data
Menifee, CA
1989 K100RS SE

1979 BMW R65
1980 BMW R65
1982 BMW R80RT (Gas hog)
1974 BMW R90/6
1972 BMW R75
1964 BMW R50 Earles forks( as reliable as a hammer)
2009 Buel XB12R (the FI sucked)
1999 Buell (Yeah! a carburetor)
2005 Suzuki Bandit 1200
1991 Kaw ZX-11 OMG
1966 Norton 750 (had to have a chase car for anything over 5 miles)
1961 Norton 650' (see above)
1964 Honda 305 Superhawk
and a dozen or so I have forgotten about..........


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This is a picture of the one I used to own - definitely a blue seat for this model.

When I bought it a single black seat was fitted but the owner also gave me the original blue seat that I installed.

My daughter loved this bike's color scheme and always tells me I should not have sold it.


;BMW;K100RS Style Black 1987 105K Km ;BMW; K1 Black 1993 51KKm ;BMW;K1100RSRed 1993 70k miles ;BMW; K100 16V Black (ex ElectricMonk)

RicK G

AFAIK they all came with a blue seat however you may have been able to order it with a comfort seat which is what you have. Considering that many of these Ks are over 30 years old there is no telling what has been done over the years.

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Bikes 1986 K100RT, 1993 K1100 LT, 1994 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 & 1976 SR 500 Yamaha for now

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+1 for Rick G

The proper colour an SE's seat is blue. It's one of the nicest "special" items on the rare SE that separates it from the rest.



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