While cruising the A96 at dusk on Friday evening, I passed this mid-50s BMW 502 Cabriolet, a harbinger of good things to come the next day.
new BMWs awaiting pickup by their new owners
spot the 560HP M5s, including a police car are ready for pick up
The MINI brand shop was still under construction. Although stuffed bulldogs were available for purchase:
Since BMW has such a rich history of both two and four wheeled-vehicles, I'll focus on the motorcycles with this post. Sorry that it's not very detailed. I love BMW bikes, but took more notes on the cars. Onwards...
One of each of the current offerings out front.
Pops was decked out for a big day as well. Waiting outside the museum.
R32 flat twin engine detail:
Impressive wall of bikes from throughout their history:
1931 R2, known for its innovative pressed-steel frame:
I really like this R 50/2 police bike from the 1960s:
only 500ccs of displacement from the Boxer engine
1970s (I think) R 80 GS:
Aesthetically it's definitely one of my favorites in the collection.
1938 RS 255 race bike:
RS 255 gauge package. Yup, just a tach staring at the rider:
Streamliner helmet - more for aerodynamics than protection:
Mid-70s R 90 racer:
Now if the bugs in the Blogger site that I've been fighting get taken care of quickly, maybe I can post the cars soon. Until then, one more motorcycle, vintage marketing: