Retrofuture: A BMW R80 RT Cafe Racer by Moto Adonis

BMW R80 Cafe Racer Overhead

The modern concept of the cafe racer has evolved significantly since the genre was first created by the Brits in 1950s London. The first cafe racers were simply stripped-down production motorcycles with hopped up engines. They were typically fitted with clip-on handlebars, a single seat, knee-indents in the fuel tank, and no superfluous parts –…

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The Toma Customs BMW K1100 Scrambler

BMW K1100 Scrambler Seat

This BMW K1100 Scrambler represents a direction that BMW would likely never have considered taking with their large capacity 4-cylinder, but luckily Thomas Jeukens of Toma Customs took it upon himself to make the bike a reality. The BMW K1100 The BMW K1100 was one of the largest iterations of the famous German flying brick,…

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A Brief History of the BMW R80 GS

BMW R80 GS Motorcycle

  Introduction: BMW R80 GS – The Salvation of BMW Motorrad Though it may be hard to imagine today, BMW had been a company in grave danger of going under during the 1950’s and 1960’s. One of the things helping keep the company afloat was their motorcycle division, and their Italian-designed Isetta bubble car, a…

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A Krauser MKM 1000 4-Valve – 1 of 237 Ever Made

Krauser MKM 1000

The Krauser MKM 1000 is a German motorcycle developed by motorcycle racer Michael Krauser using a state-of-the-art computer-designed space frame developed in partnership with an engineering company named HPN – named for the first initial of each of the founder’s surnames Alfred Halbfeld, Klaus Pepperl, and Michael Neher. Michael Krauser and the Krauser MKM 1000 Michael…

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A Brief History of the BMW 2002 – One Of The Most Important BMWs Of All Time

BMW 2002 History

The BMW 2002 proved to be a major milestone for the company as it worked to build itself up again after the Second World War. To catch a glimpse of the process BMW had been through during the 1940’s and 1950’s we need to remember that two vehicles that had played a major role in the company’s fight for survival were the little Italian designed Issetta bubble car, and the Volkswagen like BMW 700. Small, inexpensive cars that BMW was able to produce and sell in sufficient numbers to keep the company afloat.

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The Fuel Moto Coyote BMW R nineT Urban G/S

BMW R Nine T Urban GS

The BMW R nineT Urban G/S The BMW R nineT Urban G/S is a member in the R nineT model range designed to evoke the spirit and styling of the iconic 1980 BMW R80 G/S – the motorcycle that launched the modern adventure bike genre and rocketed to icon status when it won the 1981…

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The Metalbike Garage Custom BMW K1200RS

BMW K1200RS Detail

The Metalbike Garage BMW K1200RS Metalbike Garage was founded by Simone Lecca after he left Gruppo Bertone – the storied Italian automotive styling, coachbuilding, and manufacturing company. Since Metalbike was founded 10 years ago, they’ve made a name for themselves via their signature aluminum bodywork – typically shaped using traditional tools and careful hand fettling….

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