Tagged: German

Eine Sehr Praktische Fahrrad: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Eine Sehr Praktische Fahrrad: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

By the early 1970’s BMW was saddled with a very stuffy image that was in real need of an update. BMW’s were unsexy. They were bikes for old men. If story that sounds familiar,...

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

As often as people hack “cafe racers” together these days, it’s surprising how often such a simple idea goes wrong. In an era when the aftermarket was in its infancy, and not much was...

Reader Suggestion:  1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

Reader Suggestion: 1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

No longer quite the undiscovered gem they were, BMW’s “airhead” boxers still provide real value to the classic enthusiast. Although the rarer, sportier models like the R90S command real dollars, the more pedestrian bikes...

1978 Hercules W-2000 Wankel With 3 Miles for Sale!

1978 Hercules W-2000 Wankel With 3 Miles for Sale!

The Hercules W-2000 is a curious footnote in the history of motorcycling, one of only a handful of machines powered by Felix Wankel’s liquid smooth rotary engine. Thanks to Mazda, the rotary has come...

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

BMW bikes traditionally combine quality engineering, innovation, and real-world performance. While not as sexy as machines from Italy or Great Britain and not as refined as bikes from Japan, they offer a sort of...

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Ah, another sportbike from Ze Germans. BMW, in typical Teutonic fashion, approached their sportbikes with a more integrated approach: form followed function. Although, barring pure racing machines, the R90S was the sportingest bike they’d...

1978 BMW R100RS for Sale

1978 BMW R100RS for Sale

The Germans have such a singular way of blending practical and sporting elements into their cars: the BMW’s 3-series sedan is historically so practical, but full of quality engineering and responsive rear-wheel-drive handling. The...

1936 DKW ex Works Supercharged 2-stroke

1936 DKW ex Works Supercharged 2-stroke

There is a stereotype that the Germans are an engineering nation, measured, meticulous, and calculating. Looking at this 1936 DKW Works Supercharged race bike, that stereotype is perpetuated. During a time when race bikes...

1958 Horex Resident

1958 Horex Resident

Horex was a German Motorcycle manufacture which was started by the Rex glassware company in Bad HomburgGermany in 1960, so you can see where the name came from. They originally purchased their 4-stroke engines...