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BMW R90/6 cafe racer by Renard Speed Shop

Next Level: A BMW R90/6 with a vintage racing vibe

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Estonia is one of those countries that are hard to find on a map. (Full Disclosure: we tried and failed.) It’s a compact European republic, bordered by Russia and looking out at Finland across the chilly Baltic Sea. Despite a tiny population of just 1.3 million, Estonia is also home to one of the best…

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…

Stealthy: a Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 custom built by Renard Speed Shop.

Stealthy: Renard’s custom Harley 1200

Unless you’ve been living under a lump of naturally occurring solid aggregate, you’ll know that scramblers are all the rage right now. And by ‘scramblers’ we loosely mean bikes with a go-anywhere attitude, upright ergonomics and retro-cool looks. A Harley 1200 is not the obvious platform for this style. But some stellar Sporty-based examples have…

BMW boxer based scrambler built by the Estonian customizer Renard Speed Shop.

Renard’s Retro-Futuristic BMW boxer scrambler

In a sea of identikit customs, we’re always on the hunt for a fresh take on Bavaria’s finest. And this sharply-styled boxer scrambler hits the mark effortlessly. It’s from Estonia’s Renard Speed Shop, and it’s based on one of the more modern boxers—a 2006-model R1200S. Renard’s Andres Uibomae had the R1200S in his workshop and…

Bonneville T100 by Renard

Renard is famous for its limited edition, $96,000 Grand Tourer—a high-end sport cruiser with a carbon fiber chassis and a Moto Guzzi power plant. It’s…

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. Renard is French…