BMW Cafe Racers - post a pic?

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Nick Makwell, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. Nick Makwell

    Nick Makwell Bavarian Murder Weapon

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    Evening, morning, whatever all!!!!

    I've searched the web looking for pics of BMW cafe racer conversions - found quite a few - wondering if anybody here online has some or links to others?

    I want to start a project bike to go alongside Heinrich (my 05 R1200GS) whilst I go to college part time for the next few years - an incentive to study I guess you could say!!!

    Failing that, I'll strip the damaged K1100RS I bought two weeks ago and make her into a roadster.......

    Cheers! :freaky
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  2. jtwind

    jtwind Wisconsin Airhead

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    Here's one I made out of a 83 r65 a few years ago. The main changes were the /5 headlight shell the old speedo space fit the tach perfectly and I used a sigma bicycle speedo, the raask rearsets, glass from the past seat for a triumph, telefix clip ons and of course the wonderful rennsport style alloy tank that Evan Wilcox made for me. A fellow from Chicago bought it from me and continues to make improvements. JT

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  3. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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  4. norton73

    norton73 drinkin'

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    Nice :thumb
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  5. RocketJ

    RocketJ Been here awhile

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  6. bigbottomedanarchist

    bigbottomedanarchist Adventurer

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    Heres the cafe racer I've built over the last few years. Started as an R75/6. Now has R80 top end and gearbox, later model twin disk front end, Conti pipes, custom single seat, toaster tank from the USA models and RS bars.

    Next move is to fit delorto carbs kindly donated by my old mate Andy_gadget.

    Here's it is.
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  7. bigbottomedanarchist

    bigbottomedanarchist Adventurer

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  8. bigbottomedanarchist

    bigbottomedanarchist Adventurer

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  9. RocketJ

    RocketJ Been here awhile

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    90S topend, Now it has 36mm dels, fork brace and dual disks.
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  10. Firestorm

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    Cool looking bikes...
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  11. Tempo

    Tempo Stumptown Native

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    bigbottomedanarchist --that is sweet!
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  12. Stephen

    Stephen Long timer

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    The ultimate cafe Beemer is Gregor's (sakurama here). It is unsurpassed, even unapproached. It is arguably beyond what could be called a cafe bike.

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    Get the whole story at Team Incomplete.

    I still kinda like the old boxers -- and they do sound sweet with Contis or Dunstalls.
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  13. uptown

    uptown No stoppies on an Airhead

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    From the RockerBoxer website:

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    dlrides 1:1.618

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  15. Nick Makwell

    Nick Makwell Bavarian Murder Weapon

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    I love the look of the Toaster tank - not very popular down here in OZ.

    Im thinking of fitting a motard 17" rim and single brake with a new front end to a R100RS (the 70hp model) and a R1150/1100 17" 150 section rear wheel, with a Toaster tank - black everywhere, cut weight everwhere....

    should have a great handling (sticky sport rubber!) nice power/weight ratio Boxer that looks great too!

    just thoughts.....
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  16. edkuh

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  18. bmwblake

    bmwblake upside down parker

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    totally agree. i've read the story of this bike several times. i didn't realize the owner was a member here. that bike is a masterpiece. incredible job gregor.


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  19. Nick Makwell

    Nick Makwell Bavarian Murder Weapon

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    I love the Team Incomplete bike, but Im going for something a little more traditional looking.
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  20. jtwind

    jtwind Wisconsin Airhead

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    Here's another one. This one is based on a r80g/s believe it or not. One of my favorites. JT

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