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Vintage Custom Built BMW R75 Cafe Racer

Steve brought his newly built BMW cafe racer to exhibit on Shed Row at Bike Shed London this year.Made as a sibling build to keep his similar bobber in good company, Steve built this vintage inspired custom with the help of his stepdad Malcolm who was and integral part on finishing the bike.

source/image(PrtSc): Bike Shed Motorcycle Club

One of our favourite parts is the beautiful hand painted artwork throughout the bike, by the late Simon ‘Nefarious’ Pollock.Bike Shed Motorcycle Club

A master pinstriper in the automotive scene and friend of the Bike Shed. Simon unfortunately passed away in 2019 so it’s always nice to see his work living on!

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The BMW R75 is a world war II-era motorcycle produced by BMW, the R75 was the top-of-the-line model with 749ccs worth of air-cooled boxer engine, 50 horsepower and 43 lb-ft of torque to play with, and it topped out at 110 mph.The bike came standard with telescopic front forks and a 12-volt electrical system.