Collection by László Dalanics

László Dalanics
Changjiang 750 - These are Chinese army sidecar motorcycles, copies of the 1938 BMW R71. Sweet.

Object of Desire: Chang Jiang 750 Sidecar

Recently, I've been afflicted by a disease common to many men (esp. expats it seems) in Beijing: I'm obsessed with an old sidecar motorcycle called the Chang Jiang 750. It's a copy of a 1938 BMW R71 motorcycle that was made in large quantities for the Chinese army through the second half of the twentieth century. Shops around town restore the surplus bikes and make them look absolutely gorgeous. A fully loaded and sweetly restored bike might run 30000-40000 RMB+ (about USD $4500-6000)…

Vintage BMW R51/2 Custom Motorcycle – Fubiz Media

Vintage BMW R51/2 Custom Motorcycle

Produite pour seulement deux ans en 1950 et 1951, la BMW 51/2 est un classique aussi rare qu’intemporel. Kontrast Kreations a réalisé ce modèle custom


A garage for special motorcycles and cafe racers

Fahrenheit 160: Renard’s Smokin’ BMW Bobber – Oliver Eliott Blog

Fahrenheit 160: Renard’s Smokin’ BMW Bobber

We’ve seen so many bad BMW customs—and sketchy bobbers—that hearing both words in one sentence makes us nervous. But the Estonian outfit Renard Speed Shop never disappoints. They’ve kno…