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A BMW-powered custom bobber motorcycle by Renard Speed Shop

Fahrenheit 160: Renard’s Smokin’ BMW Bobber

We’ve seen so many bad BMW customs—and sketchy bobbers—that hearing both words in one sentence makes us nervous. But the Estonian outfit Renard Speed Shop never disappoints. They’ve knocked this BMW bobber out of the park, and straight into orbit. The key to Renard’s success is twofold. They have an incredibly keen eye, and they…

Custom Yamaha SR400 by Renard Speed Shop.

Factory Class: Renard Speed Shop’s SR400

Custom builders often strive for ‘that factory look’—bikes that are neat and cohesive enough to be mistaken for OEM machines. And when you’ve got an exquisite, limited edition production motorcycle to your name, ‘factory’ is second nature. Based in Estonia, Renard Speed Shop is the custom division of Renard Motorcycles—the outfit behind the mind-boggling Grand…

Renard Grand Tourer

In 1938, Estonian entrepreneur J. Laan founded a motorized bicycle manufacturer in the capital city of Tallinn, and called it Renard Cycles.…