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Speed Blur – JSK Moto BMW R9T

We’re big fans of the work of Californian motorcycle builder Samuel Kao and his workshop JSK Moto Co. JSK motorcycles are best described as neo-retro creations and his latest R Nine T…

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Red Line – Tank Machine BMW R9T

It’s no secret that manufacturers have been watching what’s been happening in the cafe racer scene. They’ve been releasing motorcycles aimed at those of us who like to tweak our rides for…

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Neo Retro – OSE Magnum BMW R9T

Riding the streets during the week then racing on the track all weekend sounds like a pretty good way to get the most out of a motorcycle. This is how Marco, Chris,…

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BMW R9T Heinrich Maneuver: executed in alloy

Last month Deus Ex Machina in Camperdown, Sydney unveiled their stunning R Nine T Cafe Racer, the ‘Henirich Maneuver’. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it along to cover the event, but…

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Chalcolithic Café Racer – BMW R100 R Mystic

Mankind has been discovering clever uses for copper since 9000BC. The stuff has been used to fashion tools, tile church roofs, build a supersized lady liberty, conduct electricity and its even cast…

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German Superstar – Hammer Kraftrad R9T

It’s one thing to build a bike for a paying customer, but creating a custom motorcycle for a celebrity must be one of the most stressful projects a builder can undertake. Firstly…

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Out of the Box – BMW R NineT Racer

Out of the box, off the shelf, ready-made…customs? Sure it’s an oxymoron, but boy they’re getting good at it. The big motorcycle manufacturers are all cashing in on the custom scene with their…

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Adding Lightness – Luis Moto BMW R NineT

BMW’s R NineT was designed with ease of customisation in mind. What they probably didn’t expect was how far custom workshops were going to take it. In its standard form, the BMW R9T…

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Green Scot – VTR Customs DBR9T

German technology, Swiss masterminds, an iconic British marque and a body to die for; There’s more than a touch of 007 to the newest build from VTR Customs – the DBR 9T.…

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BMW R Nine T – Ride Review

New motorcycle ride reviews have become a regular feature of Tank Moto Magazine and with each new issue comes an opportunity for me (the editor) to test out a brand new bike.…

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