Fuel Motorcycles BMW R100R Silverback

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The BMW R100R was released in 1991 as a retro-styled model that harked back to the golden age of the BMW boxer twin, commonly known as the “Airheads” because the engine’s heads are out in the air for optimal cooling. In some respects the R100R represented all of the development time that BMW had invested…

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Society 142 BMW K100

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The BMW K100 was the German answer to the surge in popularity surrounding inline-4 motorcycles pouring out of Japan in the ’70s and ’80s. They knew they needed a large displacement 4-cylinder to supplement their ageing boxer twins – and potentially replace them altogether. They settled on a twin cam inline-4 with fuel injection, a 5-speed…

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1974 BMW 2002 Tii Alpina A4S

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The BMW 2002 Tii Alpina A4S is one of the rarest and quickest iterations of the venerable 2002. The 2002 itself is now regarded by many marque historians to be the single most important model ever made by BMW, and it’s still undeniably a strong influence on the genetic make up of every sporting Beemer…

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BMW K1100 LT Cafe Racer

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The BMW K1100 LT had the unique distinction of being fitted with the largest engine ever bolted to a BMW motorcycle when it was released in 1991. As with all the K100 series BMWs, the engine is a 4 cylinder unit laid on its side, with the valves on the bike’s left and the crank…

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1986 BMW E30 Alpina B6

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The BMW E30 is a car that’s still considered one of the major achievements of the Bavarian automaker, even now well over 20 years since it left production. There were coupes, sedans, station wagons, and convertibles offered on the E30 platform – and their handling, balance, and drivability still see them often used as a comparison…

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XTR Pepo BMW R100R

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The BMW R100R is a motorcycle that looks older than it really is, BMW released it as a retro-modern bike in 1991 and sold them until 1996. BMW rolled in a combination of classic airhead looks with then-modern sport cruiser styling. It was designed to appeal to people who like the look of the classic…

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Moto Adonis BMW R1100GS

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The BMW R1100GS is a boxer twin adventure motorcycle built between 1994 and 1999, after which it was replaced by the slightly larger R1150GS. The R1100GS is an important model for BMW for a number of reasons – it was the first time oil-cooling had been paired with the more traditional air-cooling on the BMW boxer…

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Flying Tiger Motorcycles BMW R75/5

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The BMW R75/5 was the top of the line member of the /5 family, with the smaller-engined 50/5 and 60/5 sitting below it in the pecking order. The R75/5 could cheerfully manage 110mph, and its simple, reliable German engineering meant that it was both staggeringly reliable and very much in demand. With 50hp and 43…

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Cure Collection x Silodrome BMW E30 M3 Tee

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The BMW E30 M3 is the most successful racing car of all time, having won more major races than any other car by a significant margin. As the original M3, the car was (and still is) a perfect storm of chassis and engine design – and their values have shot up in recent years as…

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BMW E30 Wood Print by Always Garagista

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The BMW E30 M3 is a car so iconic we still use it as a point of reference when looking at modern BMWs, it’s still the most successful racing car of all time – with more major race victories than anything else on four wheels. This unusual print by Always Garagista uses birch plywood as…

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1957 BMW Racing Kneeler Motorcycle

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Editor’s Note: We’ve since been informed that this motorcycle would be classified as a Squatter, not a Kneeler. Sidecar motorcycle racing is one of the few forms of motorsport that uses an asymmetrical vehicle, or that requires the actions of two people to control. Whereas car and motorcycle racing have both enjoyed signifiant mainstream success, sidecar…

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1981 BMW M1

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The BMW M1 was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro in the mid-to-late 1970s, taking no small amount of influence from the 1972 BMW Turbo concept car designed by Paul Bracq – also a mid-engined sports car with ground-breaking, futuristic design for the era. Up until 1978, BMW had never built a mid-engined production car. And after…

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