Return of the Cafe Racers - Gummikuh BMW Cafe Racers

Gummikuh BMW Cafe Racers

GUMMIKUH , in the jargon of German motorcyclists, refers to a BMW motorcycle. Literally translated, it means: “Rubber Cow”.

A German motorcycle journalist gave BMW’s this nickname, because of the set up of the rear shocks. He used the term because it reminded him of a cow standing up, rear end first. It is the nickname given to R series BMW motorcycles built between 1955 to 1990.




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