1970 BMW R75/5 with many upgrades. Numbers matching. Has a 1000cc Seibenrock kit and rebuilt 5-Speed transmission from a /6. EVERYTHING you see is new: Two Stage paint, buffed and polished with checker stripes laid by hand and cleared over. New brakes front and rear. Carbs are rebuilt and balanced. Brown side stand and original center stand.
Heads are completely new and rebuilt. Freshly powder coated frame. New wiring harness and hand laced spokes. New Bridgestone Tires. Anodized aluminum fasteners, speedo, gauges and tank rebuilt. Bar end turn signals and working horn. New rear shocks, highest quality Epco stainless exhaust, racing seat and custom brake light. Built by Angel City Cycles, Los Angeles.
Only 500 miles have been put on this beauty since completion for fluids and valve adjustment. No expense has been spared on this build and you will not be disappointed. It is fast, looks incredible, runs like a new bike and sounds like it fell from the heavens. Have clean title in hand. VIN-2970373
Dennis Buys Classic Cars, dennisbuyscars.com, 8931 Venice Blvd., L.A., CA. 90034 between Robertson and National. Hours Mon-Fri 9-6PM, Saturday 10-5PM. Thanks for looking, Dennis. Tel. 310-253-9977
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