There's video to go along with this gallery

Darryl.Richman's picture

Bill made a YouTube video that is simply wonderful.

--Darryl Richman
"Bling is not made in Germany" --OTL, 12/05

My Dad's first BMW was a 1958

eblen6882's picture

My Dad's first BMW was a 1958 R50! What a great bike! It's wonderful to see your Dad's bike restored in honor of his memory.


1959 R26
2007 R1200RT

If you enjoyed the video...

Darryl.Richman's picture

If you enjoyed Bill's video, if it touched you inside, help him keep it online and available.

The video uses a Pearl Jam song for its soundtrack and there's a $1000 fee to use it legally. Bill is unemployed, but the video -- and the amazing response it has garnered -- mean a great deal to him. Visit his posting on and look at all the responses he received there. Unfortunately, YouTube must take action to enforce the copyright holder's rights if Bill can't pay off the fee to use the song.

We can all help him by donating, just a bit, to his licensing fund:

--Darryl Richman
"Bling is not made in Germany" --OTL, 12/05

Love the story and the bike!

TrophyMoto's picture

Love the story and the bike! Got something in my eye while watching the vid.... thanks!

Thank you

fishtown boy's picture

Thank you so much for sharing the story and photos!

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