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Member Car (or in this case, motorbike!) of the Month | John's 1959 R69

31 May 2020 9:43 PM | Anonymous

While we had a number of different submissions for Member Car of the Month, we couldn't look past John's motorbike! 

Name: John

What make is your vehicle? BMW

What model is your vehicle? R69

What year is it? 1959

What engine does it have? 600cc flat twin air cooled

What colour is it? Dover white.

When did you purchase it? 2016

Where did you purchase it? UK

What attracted you to this particular vehicle? The stylle, and it's a BMW icon.

Do you work on it yourself? Yes, I do all the work.

Generally, what do you love about it? The style and rarity.

If you had to pick one piece of it that you just love to look at, hear or touch, what would it be and why? The whole bike!

Tell us about the best drive you've had in it. As usual in the Pyrenees.

What about the worst drive? Why? None!

Any improvements/modifications/restorations planned? No. I'll keep it standard.

In two words, how would you describe it? Gorgeous and style.

Is there anything else about your car that is of interest (i.e previous celebrity owner, raced, a show winner, limited number in Australia)? Only 2,956 units produced.

Thanks for sharing with us John!  If you'd like to share your car (or motorbike!) with us, click here to submit your car or bike for next month!

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