This BMW R nineT Dakar can be put in the corner "legend building for a legend". Legendary builder XTR Pepo wanted to build a tribute to Paris-Dakar legend Hubert Auriol. This Frenchmen was the first racer to win the Dakar in both motorcycle and car-class. Auriol won the 1981 and 1983 edition on a … [Read more...] about BMW R nineT Dakar “Raid” by XTR
If you like custom BMW's, chances are that you already know the guys from Diamond Atelier. This relatively young custom bike shop impressed the whole scene by delivering top notch builds like this one and this one. This is their 9th build and just like DA#4, it's based on a BMW R nineT. Earlier I … [Read more...] about BMW R nineT “DA#9” by Diamond Atelier
In October 2016 I was wondering if BMW was utilizing the strong growing cafe racer scene with the launch of their R nineT Racer. A somewhat stripped down model of the original R nineT without conventional fork suspension, cast wheels and standard four pot brake calipers. But with an awesome cool … [Read more...] about BMW R nineT Racer “Georg Meier”
Sometimes customizing a bike is more than just switching some parts and changing some colors. Sometimes it's not. But it's too simple to give this BMW R NineT, built by Mr. Martini from Italy, the tag "easy, thirteen in a dozen". It's te combination of parts and colors used, which makes this bike … [Read more...] about “M. Blue” by Mr. Martini
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?