Issue #3 of BMW Motorcycle Magazine showcases the amazing R7 concept, describing it as “one of the most important, innovative and visually stunning motorcycles ever produced.” We agree. Although this BMW is over 70 years old, it could almost be a contemporary concept. It was… Read more
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‘FlatRacer’ is the online nom de plume of a guy in the UK with a passion for tastefully customizing BMW airheads. This bike is an R100RS, the model favoured by The Saint in the original TV series. The reconstruction job is detailed in a gallery… Read more
BMW customs seem to be gaining in popularity, and this minimalist creation from the Copenhagen Wrenchmonkees leads the way. The colors are subtle and monochrome; the headlight and handlebar treatment is deliciously understated. At around $14,000, Wrenchmonkees #9 is a steal.
#41 in Time’s Best Inventions of 2008 was the two-seater Peraves MonoTracer from Switzerland. Peraves’ previous attempt at a ‘cabin motorcycle’, the Eco, did not set the world alight—but the MonoTracer deserves success on looks alone. The styling is obviously influenced by the Audi R8,… Read more
This immaculate example of the Hans Muth-designed BMW R90/6 was recently sold in Tokyo by Ritmo Sereno (“Serene Pace”). The upscale workshop has the glacial cool of a Porsche showroom, but specialises in mint BMWs and Moto Guzzis from the 70s to the 90s. The… Read more
BMW has swerved into Harley-Davidson territory with its LoRider concept. The bike is powered by a classic BMW flat twin boxer with over 100 bhp, but weighs less than 200 kg. If produced, there will be customization options to rival Milwaukee, including the choice of… Read more