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Reader Luis Etchenique's super-nice BMW R75/6 café project. Photo by Luis Etchenique
Luis Etchenique with his BMW R75/6 project bike. Photo courtesy Luis Etchenique
Greetings, fellow classic bikers. I follow your Facebook page closely, for it immortalizes timeless design and engineering. I recently completed a BMW café racer project, and wanted to share it with you. I consider it a “Classic Café” because it preserves fundamentally classic design elements. This build pays tribute to both the iconic BMW racing/sport tradition and to the ever young and fresh Café Racer culture. I attempted blending the classic and elegant lines of this boxer with straightforward café touches. I hope you like it. – Luis Etchenique/South Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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