Another R: The BMW 1940 R12

The other flat twin engined, prewar BMW: the 1940 BMW R12

A BMW R16 painted
“I was going to do it in a civilian paint job, black with white stripes, but because it was originally a military bike I painted it myself a flat gray, and simply bolted on a lot of the parts as they sat, like the original saddle and knee pads.” John says.
Photo By Ken Richardson