Starting….

A few weeks ago I started dismantling my Blue-and-yellow BMW K1. For those who don’t know what that is, here is one:

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Note that this is not mine, I did not have a good picture before I took it apart. Mine was in not such good condition, and does not have ABS.

I hope to turn in into something along the line of this:

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It won’t be exactly this. First of all, the guy who did this had much more workshop facilities, and probably also more skills. However I like the basics here: a shortened frame, clean and airy lines, and a lot of stuff taken off. This emphasises the impressive engine and the long sleek lines of the bike.

In subsequent posts I’ll try to document the steps from a to b….