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BMW Rennsport R60 Cafe Racer

This is a 1968 R60/2 matched numbered machine that has been hand made into a tribute to the famous Rennsport machines of the 50's.

Modified frame with custom rear sets. Totally custom front end with a Rare and Famous Grimeca Italian leading four shoe front brake, Dellorto Carbonators along with a lightened flywheel and higher compression pistons.

The Megura clip-ons with custom triple tree hold the rare Competition/Police Hella Period Headlight Bucket, without a speedometer. Next to that is a VDO tachometer drive system.

All accessories are genuine; no reproductions were used.

Tank is a period collectable Hoske, approximately 8 US gallons, it is perfect inside and out. The seat is a custom cafe style and both fenders are stainless. Rear tail light is a Dami Racer. Rims are alloy with stainless spokes. The final drive has been polished as well.

This custom motorcycle is a joy to ride, and since its creation it has less than 1,000 miles on the road.

The Rennsport has won the Concours On Ocean Avenue in Carmel, has won the Award of Excellence from Greenwich Concours in Connecticut, and has been shown at the Quail Motorsports Gathering Concour and the Quail Motorcycle Gathering both in Carmel California.

If you were able to find and buy a matched numbered machine, then do this type of project with all of these rare accessories, you would have invested well over $34,000 not to mention the time to collect the items and have it put together.

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