Posts tagged “Cafe

AN AWESOME 1977 BMW R100/7


I spotted this way-cool 1977 BMW R100/7 at a local show this weekend. The bike was modded into a cafe’ style by a chap named Bob Long in Sevierville, Tennessee. Here’s what he did:

  • Completely disassembled the frame and cleared all unnecessary mounting lugs
  • Painted frame and components with PPG PR4 Red.
  • Painted side covers, tank and rear fairing in PPG WA600R Black and PPG GAN Silver
  • Rebuilt forks and stiffened with 8mm bushings.
  • Replaced rear shocks with Hagon SA adjustable coil-overs.
  • Added Burley Cafe’ rear tail section and custom seat cover.
  • Added Cat Eye tail light and BR sport mini turn signals (front and back).
  • Added European spec “low bars.”
  • Added “Pea-Shooters” slip on mufflers and header wrap.
  • Deleted rear fender and shortened front fender.

I think the results are fantastic… I love this bike!