This is a collection of photos and information from
BMW riders and collectors. I include photos of similar perspective in case
one shows some aspect that another does not. Please feel free to add
information and photos. Scans of original mounting instructions would be
I "think" that these are /5, but not sure, can't remember.
Thanks Neal for the photos. Does anybody have photos of the bags and
mounts for a /2?
These photos were provided by Kurt Schrader, thanks
Attached are a couple of pictures of some Bates bags the PO gave to me when I
bought my R69S. I don't know if they've ever been on the bike and when I
held them up to the side of the bike to see where the brackets might tie in, I
couldn't see anything right off.
More photos provided by Mr. Edwards
These protective bars for Bates luggage were fairly common.
The manufacture is unknown, maybe Bates.