Urban Motor "Werkstattrenner" The original BMW built in the late remains a classic bike whose looks will stand the test of time, but we’ve seen our fair share of restoration nightmares on this model to know that it should be left to the professionals
One of the most prolific BMW customizers in Europe is Kevin Hill. Based in the picturesque country of Devon, England, been turning out a steady stream of BMW customs for nearly five years now. This 1983 built for a Belgian enthusiast, is his latest.
You know you’re doing something right when you’re based in London and get a commission from a German enthusiast to build a BMW. The compliment was paid to Untitled Motorcycles and this is the result: a very classy 1975 BMW custom.
Custom motorcycles are often about sacrifice. As looks improve, functionality suffers. So it’s good to see the occasional long-haul machine given the custom treatment—like this 1978 BMW from Crowe Customs of Portland, Oregon.
BMW airheads respond well to the cafe racer treatment. But you don’t often see one with a mono-shock conversion. This 1976 BMW (above) is owned by graphic designer Casey Wilkinson of the motorcycle-mad Wilkinson Brothers.