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Race to Rebuild: 1974 BMW R90/6 (Video)

By Richard Backus

In 2012, the staff at Motorcycle Classics aimed to turn a tired BMW R90/6 into something cooler than what left the factory. With some mechanical freshening and upgrading, we did just that. The videos below walk you through some of the adventures in this restoration.

Unveiling the Unrestored 1974 BMW R90/6

Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance teamed up to build a custom classic out of a 1974 BMW R90/6. We found our project bike in Colorado and had it delivered to MC HQ in Kansas, where we got our first look at the "bones" of the build.

1974 BMW R90/6

Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance have teamed up to build a custom classic out of a 1974 BMW R90/6. Here’s a look at the progress of the project bike.

Race to Rebuild: 1974 BMW R90/6 First Start

We fire up the almost completed Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Insurance Race to Rebuild 1974 BMW R90/6.

Race to Rebuild: BMW R90/6 Reveal

The Motorcycle Classics and Dairyland Cycle Race to Rebuild 1974 BMW R90/6 is ready to go. Take a look at the completed bike.

More Project Bikes from Motorcycle Classics

Race to Rebuild: The BMW R90/6
Triumph Bonneville Bobber Build
Project Café: 1973 Honda CB500
Classic Motorcycle Projects Run Amuk

More Videos!

Our motto at Motorcycle Classics is simple: ride ‘em, don’t hide ‘em. Our video archive and YouTube Channel show it’s more than a motto for us: It’s a lifestyle. From multiple project bikes and ride reviews to events coverage and museum tours, our videos explore the ins and outs of the classic motorcycle hobby.

The sound and the fury: celebrate the machines that changed the world!

Motorcycle Classics JulAug 16Motorcycle Classics is America's premier magazine for collectors and enthusiasts, dreamers and restorers, newcomers and life long motorheads who love the sound and the beauty of classic bikes. Every issue  delivers exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!

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