Last week I've featured a "hidden gem around the corner"; the one-off BMW Cafe Racer built by Gerrit Tijssen. But when we visited his cozy workshop, my eye fell on a "side project" he called the BMW Bobber. When I asked him about it, he said: "Ahh, this was just an … [Read more...] about Spare Parts BMW Bobber
Since day one I'm a big fan of Jose Rosell's (a.k.a. "Pepo") work. Usually Pepo focusses on Ducati's, but this time he took a '92 BMW R100R as a base bike for another awesome creation. His goal was to build a real classic racer, stuffed with only the best parts and modifications. Let me start … [Read more...] about BMW R100R “Don Luis” by XTR Pepo
When I started with BikeBrewers back in 2015, I never realized that the custom motorcycle scene would become such an interesting world for me. I met a lot of great people around Europe and made new friends. Finding cool builds still is one of the biggest challenges for me, since I don't want to be … [Read more...] about BMW Cafe Racer by Gerrit Tijssen
About a year ago I've stumbled upon a custom motorcycle from Meat and Grease. A small workshop in Belgium owned by two IT guys who needed some time off the desk. So they've decided to start building motorcycles next to their day jobs. In september I've featured one of their first bikes, based on a … [Read more...] about BMW R65 Scrambler by Meat and Grease
Yes: BMW is one of the largest motorcycle brands. Yes: they build great machines. And yes: the BMW R nineT is one of their finest modern classic motorcycles. From day one, BMW aimed on a big slice of the retro/vintage/hipster market R nineT BMW . Just like Triumph did for years with their range (and … [Read more...] about Does BMW Utilize the Café Racer Scene?