The retro/modern BMW R nineT continues to show its chameleon abilities with new tank accessories to further personalise the bike.
While I’m not a fan of the styling and would have preferred the original Concept Ninety design by Roland Sands, the bike does lend itself to being customised.
And that’s what custom houses and riders alike are doing. Check out our stories below for some of the designs.
There have been some radical designs based off the bike and now you can even change the tank.
BMW Motorrad is expanding its range of accessories with a special aluminium fuel tank available in two versions: hand-brushed, gloss-varnished and with rough and visible seams or smoothed welding seams.
The rough-seamed tank gives it a “rat bike” style, although it doesn’t really suit the rest of the bike’s polished appearance.
As you would expect from BMW, the hand-crafted tanks are not cheap. Prices are €1695 (about $A2300) for the visible welding seam and €1795 (about $A2500) for the smoothed welding seam.