BMW R-Series description
This original condition 1962 BMW R60/2 came from southern Arizona. The original owner's son pushed it out of the barn, tickled the carbs and kicked it to life...I bought it. I had the heads, carbs, final drive and rear wheel rebuilt with new bearings, seals and gaskets. New wiring harness, coil, points, condenser, battery, brake linings front and rear have been installed. All cables, throttle, brake, clutch have been replaced with BMW cables. I will include a new speedo cable but the set screw threads need to be heli-coiled. The tank has been repainted and body work covered up the emblem mounting holes but the inside is very nice with the original red-kote. The bike runs and rides nicely, if I were keeping it, I would replace the straight pipes and tires. Thanks for looking!
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Moto blogFri, 16 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0800
Thirty-two years after his death, Steve McQueen still reigns as the coolest movie star to ever ride a motorcycle. One of his preferred brands was Husqvarna (another, seen here, was Triumph) and to the delight of motorcycle enthusiasts and McQueen fans alike, one of his bikes will soon be in the hands of a new owner. This 1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross owned and ridden by Steve McQueen will be up for auction on January 10th, at Bally’s Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, by Bonhams. The motorcycle comes with an exhaustive quantity of documents supporting its provenance and authenticity.Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:00:00 -0800
BMW has released additional information breaking down its record 2011 sales. As previously reported, the German manufacturer sold a record 104,286 units in 2011, with a 7.4% year-on-year growth in the United States alone. According to BMW, the company sold 10,203 units in the U.S., making it the third largest market for BMW, behind Germany (20,002 units) and Italy (13,600 units).Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0800
I’d like to ramble on about a dozen different things relating to this video, but the 3- minute, 19-second clip speaks for itself. However, once the engine is revving at high rpm, watching the cams, finger followers and valve springs seemingly freeze in action due to the incredible speeds, I was reminded of that whole “Dude, the faster I went the more everything around me seemed to slow down,” experience we’ve all heard about or experienced. Enjoy!
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