Hate to accept it, but I am not an automotive being – in fact, afore I met my husband, I could about analyze amid a auto and a auto (yikes!). All of that afflicted aback I started alive with YD, afterwards all seeing the designs we accumulate actuality on a day to day abject that are so avant-garde in their aspect that we can’t actually abide unaffected! While cars accept their benefits, I am a bike addition and appreciative – there is article abundantly annoying about the ability of a bike as you ride it and no one brings the abeyant of that ability out like the BMW bikes – absolute and conceptual. BMW bikes accept such a hardcore fan base, that there is no abridgement of designs and I am abiding as you browse this curated collection, there are bikes that will shock you, affect you, and accomplish you amend your abstraction of a bike but anniversary of them will, for sure, affect you!
Mehmet Doruk Erdem’s “Khan” is an all-embracing mix of unbelievable, dangerous, and beautiful. Erdem’s “Khan” abstraction takes a BMW R 1100 R twin-cylinder boxer agent and giving them an actually new charter of life, with a front-heavy wasp-inspired exoteric and an about naked anatomy at the rear, abundant like Erdem’s Alpha concept, and bedeviled by an acutely ample rear wheel, and a bench in the middle, comatose on a twin-suspension. There isn’t abundant adjustment to Erdem’s madness, or maybe I don’t atom it, but the Khan is actually a admirable beast.
Meet the BMW R9T, a one-off customized adaptation of BMW’s new R18 cruiser, by the guys at Moscow-based Zillers Garage. It retains the R18’s centralized anatomy but comes with a redesigned alien body, bogus actually from bogus aluminum parts. The bike comes with a almost bankrupt architectonics that integrates all its elements, from the headlight, all the way till the tail-light into a audible unified accumulation with a naked metal accomplishment that gives it its raw, post-apocalyptic appeal. It comes with a alarming HID lamp at the front, and a taillight army on a sliding rear that you can accessible to admission the bike’s electricals. The bike’s dashboard gets chip appropriate into its fuel-tank, into displays that lie recessed into the bodywork in a way that’s acutely arresting to the rider.
The Motorrad Vision 100 makes the bike actually free and crazily smart. Which leads to the afterlife of the helmet. If your bike won’t crash, you won’t charge careful headgear, right? However, there’s some face-gear in question. The helmet gets replaced by AR glasses that act as the interface affectation for aback you drive. They additionally accumulate the dust out of your eyes. The new adjustment of active the bike comes artlessly to the user as best of the assignment is done by the auto itself. The aesthetics acutely booty on an actually new avatar, while still application the bike-esque elements. Tires abound added so that the bike may stand/balance on its own, and the annoy pattern, a triangular cast (if you apprehension keenly) goes to become somewhat a attribute for BMW’s Vision 100 architectonics challenge.
This is the abutting BMW is to designing an electric scooter for the assembly lines, as the final adaptation is not activity to abundant altered from the Definition CE 04. Edgar Heinrich, Head of Architectonics at BMW Motorrad says, “ The BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 is the analytic assiduity of the electromobility action for burghal conurbations and provides a accurate examination of what a abreast assembly agent could attending like, with which we will booty two-wheel electric advancement in burghal areas to a new level, both technically and visually.” The electric scooter advised for abbreviate burghal rides (approx. 12 km per day) is a accurate admixture of burghal administration and digitally affiliated aesthetics that will ultimately ascertain the future. It is clashing any added scooter on the anchorage with a low profile, an continued architectonics that rises aslant at the advanced to actualize a contour for a avant-garde look. The low array accession gives added abandon for autumn things like a helmet or a laptop bag. To accord the air-conditioned ride its audible character, there is the dual-tone – Mineral White brownish and a matt atramentous able-bodied complemented by the hints of orange. Interestingly, BMW Motorrad has larboard the drive unit, cooling ribs, single-sided swingarm, bounce strut, and tooth belt apparent to accord a sneak-peak into the innards. The U-shaped advanced LED lights and the C shaped rear lights additionally accommodate a audible address to the Cyberpunk 2077 aces look.
This conceptual electric BMW Motorrad blended with El Solitario MC elements is annihilation like we’ve apparent afore in the e-bike world. It is bringing awakening sidecars aback with a air-conditioned new makeover! This electric motorcycle is advised for long-distance journeys befitting in apperception any boxy altitude that can appear up on the way. The artful has been advancing by the iconic Ural motorcycles with the artist abacus his own avant-garde aberration on the post-WWII BMW customs. Why is this e-bike altered from the blow you ask? Because it swaps the acceptable commuter barrow for a sidecar which will be able with accoutrement and capital gear. The added accumulator amplitude additionally includes straps to authority bottomward the burden or accoutrement you are accustomed and with a collapsed base, there is allowance for added batteries too.
At aboriginal glance, the BMW Motorrad Birdcage looks like a 3D archetypal beheld in wireframe mode. It’s accessible to accomplish that mistake, because the Birdcage, abiding enough, has an incredible, wireframe-inspired design. Advised as an admiration to the BMW Motorrad boxer agent the aggregation developed 50 years ago, the Birdcage houses the actually beauteous allotment of engineering in a titanium apparent mesh-esque cage that gives the agent the absorption it deserves. The titanium anatomy allows the angled boxer agent to be beheld from about every bend and was accumulated forth with the added alone crafted apparatus such as handlebars, footrests, about-face lever, seat, and altered carbon suspension.
Meet artist Bernard Nauman, or Blechmann, as is the appellation bestowed aloft him. The Giggerl is a custom adaptation of the BMW R NineT, modded so abundant that one wouldn’t anytime admit it. From curvaceous beauty, Blechmann takes the R NineT to new heights with an artful that makes you appetite to abhorrence and account the motorbike, with its advancing and abundantly affected style. Blechmann makes rather absurd use of area metal, creating assorted collapsed surfaces placed at positions authoritative the motorbike attending ripped.
Informed by bold, brutalist architectonics cues begin in burghal setups and avant-garde architecture, the R Nine T-X by Hyun Jik Song takes a altered access to designing a above two-wheeler. Instead of an ever advancing design, faceted paneling, beastly chassis, an affluence of air-intakes, and saturated color-schemes, the BMW Motorrad R Nine T-X abstraction opts for simple shapes, a alive architectonics approach, and attenuate palettes. The aftereffect is a arresting bike that’s difficult to ignore. It’s advantageous yet unaggressive, and acutely looks like the developed in the room. An absorbing allotment of the BMW Motorrad R Nine T-X is the way it’s built. Rather than accepting a accepted anatomy basic the anatomy for the absolute bike, the R Nine T-X sports a axial accumulation which holds all the bike’s innards, and acts as the acknowledging aspect for all of the bike’s parts, including the two auto which annex out from it, and a snap-on anatomy that holds the seat/saddle.
Created on the appeal of automobile-patron Bobby Haas (of the Haas Moto Museum), the Good Ghost’s artful evolves on the added two bikes in Kingston’s Phantom Series, with a architectonics that feels added above and like an evolutionary progression. In archetypal Kingston fashion, the custom comes with little to no change to the bike’s aboriginal chassis. Everything is additive, with agilely hand-shaped 2mm-thick aluminum bank accoutrement the basal anatomy of the bike in august steampunk fashion. The bike’s annular body-work array of feels like a amphibian ghost, with a area draped over it. The alien clad conceals both wheels, and comes with a connected covering saddle that goes from the dashboard to the actual end. This architectonics detail complex acid into the fuel-tank, but Dirk anchored that botheration by architecture a baby ammunition corpuscle to sit abaft the transmission, with an alien ammunition pump to accelerate the gas area it needs to go.
I can’t stop attractive at that hand-shaped tank! But that’s aloof the aboriginal apparent affair about this aggressive custom BMW R100R bistro racer anatomy by Paul Brauchart and Philipp Rabl of Austria-based Vagabund Moto. The stripped-down, automated architectonics additionally sports near-seamless bench affiliation to the catchbasin with a congenital taillight, a analogous advanced mudguard and headlight shell, minimalist Motogadget about-face signals, and glassy atramentous powder-coated rims. Even added absorbing is a leather-clad abstruse alcove beneath the hinged bench for befitting accouterments.