VBMWMO at the SF Bay Motorcycle Show

11/19/2010 - 11/21/2010
San Mateo Exhibition Center

As Fall fades into Winter, one thing that motorcyclists in many parts of the US do is attend one of the series of International Motorcycle Shows. Usually these are not venues for the vintage-minded, as visitors will be treated to seeing all of the very newest hardware out there.

New BMW Model Information on our Website!


We have just introduced another feature to our website. It's called BMW Models, and consists of a small area on the left sidebar, just below all of the buttons, and above the featured photo from our Member Photo Galleries.

The Gray Ghost: An Airhead Restoration Blog


VBMWMO Member Brook Reams (#7701) has been very busy. Busy rebuilding and restoring his 1975 R75/6 into a cafe racer, and busy writing a blog about the work, including tons of photos. If you're even daydreaming about doing an Airhead restoration, you should read through his experiences.

Issue 2/2010 of the BMW ICC Newsletter Available


The 2nd quarter (Spring) newsletter from the International Council of BMW Clubs (BMW ICC) is now available. Clicking on this link to the Council News 2/2010 will download the english PDF directly to your computer.

Road Test Report for a 1929 R16

The Vintagent, aka Paul d'Orleans

Paul d'Orleans, all around nice guy and the writer behind The Vintagent blog, has just published a "Road Test" for BMW's 1929 R16 on his blog. It's an entertaining read with great accompanying photos, and he has some good insights to what riding a pre-telescopic fork, hand shifting BMW is like.

More Details about the VBMWMO Rally-within-a-Rally at the BMW RA Rally

07/29/2010 - 08/01/2010
South Vermont Energy Park, near Pownal, VT

It’s rally time! We have something very special planned for the vintage display at the RA’s rally. The Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners (VBMWMO) is honored to present Peter Nettesheim and his world-class machines. Fifteen pristine vintage BMWs will be professionally displayed. BMW Motorrad USA is allowing Peter to use several of their time-line backdrops as part of this magnificent display. Peter will also be conducting two seminars per day along with Q&A sessions during the rally. Many of you remember Peter’s display at the last MOA rally in Vermont. The rave reviews captured the rally.

Auction - The Willy Neutkens Collection of Important BMW Motorcycles

BMW Museum, Munich, Germany

Bonhams is privileged to announce the dispersal sale of the Willy Neutkens Collection of important BMW motorcycles to be held at the BMW Museum, Munich on 28th November 2009. A legend among BMW collectors, the late Willy Neutkens (1925-2008) assembled the world's largest collection of motorcycles representing the Bavarian marque, earning him an entry in the Guinness Book of Records for owning the most examples of a single make.

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