BMW

BMW Paddock Stand
BMW

Flogged It Friday! BMW Paddock Stand.

Flogged It Friday! BMW Paddock Stand. ‘That looks industrial!’ German innit! They build things to last. This heavy duty item is a genuine factory part and even boasts its own part number. It is designed to fit the funky looking…

 
BMW R1100RS
BMW

Make or Break? BMW R1100RS.

Make or Break? BMW R1100RS. “Boxer tricks.” These old BMW boxer models keep appearing at my doorstep. This one came in from a guy that sold me a R1100RT earlier this year. This was its replacement, but with summer over…

 
BMW F650GS Engine and Frame
BMW

Flogged it Friday! BMW F650GS Engine and Frame.

Flogged it Friday! BMW F650GS Engine and Frame. “Why didn’t you take the engine out?” Time is money, I hate wasting either. This BMW F650GS was actually a really clean bike, sadly  though it needed a new head gasket. The shop…

 
BMW R1100S Throttle Bodies
BMW

Flogged it Friday! BMW R1100S Throttle Bodies.

Flogged it Friday! BMW R1100S Throttle Bodies. ‘When did you start breaking BMW bikes?’ The backbone of what I’ve done for 30 years is to break up old Japanese bikes for parts. Every so often something that wasn’t born in…

 
BMW R1100LT
BMW

Make or Break? BMW R1100RT

Make or Break? BMW R1100RT. “Not another BMW for us?” Having dodged buying any BMW bikes for quite a while, the law of averages have settled their score by throwing another chunk of BMW biking into my life. Last week it…

 
BMW R1100RS
BMW

Make or Break? BMW R1100RS.

Make or Break? BMW R1100RS. “You’ve gone upmarket!” There are several things that I do my utmost to avoid. Other than people and salad, this is something that’s right up there. BMW motorcycles, it’s fair to say that I’m not a…

 
BMW R1150R
BMW

BMW Motorcycle History – Part 2

2001 R1150 R A proper re-work of the original 1100 R from 1995, the aesthetic updates made the 1150 R a naked with some real class, ditching the bizarre Hyena-like bottom-down, head-up stance of its forerunner to something more aesthetically…

 
BMW motorcycle history
BMW

BMW Motorcycle History – Part 1

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want… I want an idea of just when BMWs became sexy and cool… We ‘ere at CB-Net will draw a line in the sand and say it was around the…

 
BMW R80 G/S
BMW

BMW Boxer Beat!

While they’re a bit of an acquired taste for some, we love the GS family of BMW Boxer twins here at CB-Net, so we figured we’d look back at the generations of GS machinery from the first, right up until…