published at 30.04.2015, 09:43

Have your say in the winning BMW R nineT design

BMW Motorrad France recently ran an online competition open to custom fans in France to submit a design for a customised BMW R nineT. From the many entries received, an official judging panel has selected three bikes to go forward into a global online vote to decide the winning machine. Your vote can make a difference in the final decision that will be made on 4 May, so visit the web special,... [more ...]

published at 03.04.2015, 18:12

Three 9Ts + 3D technology = Brazilian BMW custom bonanza

Since the BMW R nineT was unveiled, customisers across the world have been putting their own stamp on the air/oil-cooled boxer that many are already calling a future classic. Over in South America, custom garage Johnnie Wash recently unveiled several special 9Ts where 3D print technology, neat design touches and individual styling have resulted in a trio of memorable roadsters.... [more ...]

published at 27.02.2015, 18:07

BMW R nineT nets prestigious Gold at the German Design Award 2015

The BMW R nineT customisable roadster has been awarded a prestigious Gold at the German Design Award 2015, the international premier prize offered by the German Design Council. The award was presented to BMW Motorrad designers Harry Schmidt and Ulli Sengenberger at a lavish ceremony held at the Frankfurt fair “Ambiente” on Friday 13 February.... [more ...]

published at 27.02.2015, 18:00

From street art to fine body art

The synchronicity of high fashion, body art, cutting-edge design and precision engineering could be seen in Italy earlier this month when the street-legal BMW R nineT custom boxer joined forces with living, breathing, moving works of tattoo art in a special exhibition dedicated to this creative and increasingly popular art form.... [more ...]

published at 11.02.2015, 11:14

Beware the Hornet

The clear, still mountain air of the Australian eucalypt forest is broken by a musical cacophony of The Hornet as it blasts along the sweeping tree-lined ribbon of bitumen. Behind the ‘bars of this magnificent K 100 is its creator, Paul Hutchison. Displaying all the skill and precision that one would expect of a former Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 pilot, Paul guides The Hornet effortlessly... [more ...]