Motorcycle Monday – BMW R7 Prototype, 1937

‘After over seventy years languishing in a box the BMW R7 has been restored to its former glory. The motorcycle was manufactured in 1934 as a prototype and never went into production It was put in a box and into storage after some usable parts were stripped and used in other projects. In June 2005, the box was opened. Inside, the R7 was 70 per cent complete, but its condition was not good. Restoration became slightly easier when the original design drawings were discovered in the BMW archives. It is now displayed in the BMW Museum and on the road’ – World of BMW

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Motorcycle Monday – BMW Cafe Racer

Wow, we haven’t done one of these in a while and we’re disappointed in ourselves. We promise they will begin to come back. We’ve just been consumed with the amazing art and design going on these days! But on that case, we’ve got an amazing BMW Cafe Racer to tide you over. Happy Monday!

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Motorcycle Monday – BMW R80 Cafe Racer

“If you’re into BMW café racers, you probably know the BMW Café blog, run by Dutchman Michiel de Molenaar. This BMW R80 is the bike that originally got Michiel hooked on building and riding old motorcycles, and shows what can be done with a small budget and a lot of inspiration.”…

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