BMW R 100R by Blitz

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The BMW R 100R was a bit of a precursor of the modern trend towards retro motorcycles. It was released in 1991 and sold until 1996, unlike the other bikes in the BMW stable it made no real attempt at being modern. BMW targeted the R 100R at an older generation who remembered the heady…

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Yamaha XS650 Gravel Tracker

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The Yamaha XS650 was one of the most advanced motorcycles in the world when it was released in 1968, the engine utilised a SOHC, a horizontally split crankcase and it was of unit construction – as opposed to the pre-unit engines that were still in widespread production. The design of the XS650 was essentially an…

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Norton Commando Scrambler

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The Norton Commando is a motorcycle that defied the odds to become a cult classic in its own lifetime, it was developed to compete with the new wave of bikes coming out of Japan but unlike the Japanese, the Brits were struggling to fund new R&D. This resulted in the Commando using the Atlas parallel…

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BMW R100RS Scrambler

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The BMW R100RS was a transformative motorcycle for BMW, it was one of the first bikes designed to wear a fairing from the very beginning, and its design cues would be widely copied by a range of other motorcycle manufacturers. The fairing used on the R100RS was developed by Hans Muth, a major figure in…

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BMW R nineT Scrambler

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The BMW R nineT has shot to the forefront of the custom motorcycle scene at a remarkable turn of speed, BMW released it in 2014 after having developed it with the burgeoning cafe racer community in mind. At its heart, the R nineT has a 1170cc air-cooled boxer twin capable of 110 hp and 119…

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The Official Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler

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During filming of Jurassic World, three custom Triumph Scramblers were built for use by Chris Pratt in a number of memorable scenes, including one of the most iconic parts of the film in which Pratt’s character rides his Scrambler through the jungle flanked by Velociraptors while hunting the Indominus Rex. The three Scramblers were identical in…

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Harley-Davidson Scrambler

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The Harley-Davidson Sportster is the longest running model in the Milwaukee-based marque’s history, it was first introduced in 1957 but its predecessor (the Model K) was on the market 5 years earlier. Since its inception, the Sportster has been characterised by its relative light weight (compared to other Harley models), low cost and accessibility to…

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BMW R100/7 Scrambler

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The BMW R100/7 has quickly become a popular target for custom motorcycle builders, largely thanks to its bulletproof 980cc boxer twin, legendary reliability and air-cooled simplicity. BMW first introduced the R100/7 in 1977 as the new top-of-the-line option for riders who wanted a litre bike capable of long-range touring. The OHV, pushrod twin was capable…

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Triumph Scrambler by Anvil Motociclette

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The Triumph Scrambler was released in 2006, it’s since gone on to revive a genre of motorcycles that had been largely forgotten and become so popular that other motorcycle manufacturers are now clamouring to enter the space with retro dual sport bikes of their own. Although scramblers were originally dedicated off-road motorcycles designed for racing,…

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