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Return of the Cafe Racers - BMW R26 the Loud Kraut

BMW R26 the Loud Kraut

"All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone" The sad individual responsible for that quote obviously never had a motorcycle project in the shed waiting to be worked on!  This BMW R26 named "The Loud Kraut" was the result one man's wife leaving him for 8 months to teach abroad.…

All men’s misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone

The sad individual responsible for that quote obviously never had a motorcycle project in the shed waiting to be worked on! 

This BMW R26 named “The Loud Kraut” was the result one man’s wife leaving him for 8 months to teach abroad. While this of course would have been a difficult time, I think it’s safe to say that for this R26 that event was nothing but good fortune.
Builder Steve from Germany wanted to create a bike that was a salute to it’s original engineers. It’s a quality rebuild that embraces the classic BMW style. While the white walls and the paniers may not have been quite what BMW had in mind I’m sure the Loud Kraut would have them smiling.

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