BMW R 18 heritage

BMW heritage fashion suits R 18 cruiser

BMW Motorrad has launched a 2020 heritage collection of rider gear to appeal to riders of their R nineT models as well as the upcoming R 18 cruiser. “BMW Motorrad has announced the launch of a serial-production motorcycle for the second half of 2020, which will mark its entry into the cruiser segment,” their press …

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BMW R 1200 GS broken spokes Probe safety recalls

Crash prompts BMW spoked wheel probe

A crash that left a rider with serious injuries after his BMW’s spoked front wheel collapsed has prompted a wider probe into the issue amid calls for an official safety recall. Gavin Chapman went over the handlebars when the front wheel of his 2016 R 1200 GS Triple Black collapsed.  “Although I don’t remember much, …

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Nmoto Nostalgia BMW R nineT r18

Wild nostalgia version of BMW R nineT

Would you believe this wild nostalgia custom motorcycle started life as the BMW R nineT and that you can buy actually buy one? The R nineT is the Bavarian company’s most customisable production bike, but this Nmoto Nostalgia machine has to be the wildest custom version yet. Nmoto has been showing the custom bike at the …

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Ares Design Car designer builds custom BMW R nineT

ARES Design builds custom BMW R nineT

Car designers usually get motorcycles all wrong, but ARES Design has hit the nail on the head with its BMW R nineT retro custom build. The Modena design house usually works on cars, but this design shows their talents for two wheelers as well. ARES Design R nineT ARES Design co-founder and CEO Dany Bahar says …

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Tom Cruise Mission Impossible Fallout stunts venom

Tom Cruise proves he does bike stunts

BMW Motorrad has released this video in which Tom Cruise says he does his own stunts in the sixth Mission Impossible movie – and proves it. Tom again stars as Ethan Hunt, this time riding a BMW R nineT Scrambler through Paris before t-boning a car. The 56-year-old actor has insisted for some years that he …

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Customised BMW R nineT

BMW R nineT is most customised model

Introduced in 2014, the BMW R nineT has become the second-best seller behind the R 1200 GS models and certainly their most customised including this latest creation by German designer Bernhard Naumann. The R nineT range started out as a custom exercise by BMW to honour the 40th anniversary of the R 90 S. They …

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BMW R nineT Desert Racer custom at Wheels and Waves

BMW R nineT Desert Racer coming?

BMW Motorrad has debuted a Desert Racer version of its R nineT at the annual Wheels and Waves custom motorcycle festival in Biarritz, France. The bike is based on the R nineT Scrambler, but with twin high pipes either side of the seat, wide vintage motocross bars, upgraded forks, smaller tank and headlight, a solo …

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Tom Cruise Mission Impossible

Tom Cruise rides BMW Scrambler in movie

Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in the sixth Mission Impossible movie, this time riding a BMW R nineT Scrambler through Paris before t-boning a car. The 56-year-old actor insists he does all his own stunts and seems to be riding the bike the wrong way around the Arc de Triomphe in Mission Impossible: …

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Dab Design R nineT with Enhanced Racer Kit

Dab Design BMW R nineT rejected

French company Dab Design planned this ugly custom “Enhanced Racer” kit for the BMW R nineT that simply bolts on – no welding or grinding sparks required! Beauty might be in the eye of the beholder, but we think it’s ugly. It looks like a reject from a B-grade sci-fi movie, which is weird as …

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