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Head Turner: A BMW R65 inspired by the Alpina 2002Ti

Head Turner: A BMW R65 inspired by the Alpina 2002Ti

A BMW R65 restomod inspired by the Alpina 2002Ti
There are some parts you just don’t see on custom bikes nowadays. Like mirrors, center stands, fork reflectors, and—heck—even fenders. They all end up in the bin faster than you can order a roll of pipewrap.

But this restomod BMW R65 has all of those things—plus decent sized lights, touring handlebars and a cushy seat. And with orange highlights inspired by a late 60s BMW Alpina car, it looks incredible.

A BMW R65 restomod inspired by the Alpina 2002Ti
The man with immaculate taste is Pedro Pires, who calls his Beemer ‘Scrambler Alpina.’ Pedro sourced the 82-model boxer from Rotterdam, and had it sent over to Coimbra, Portugal, where he lives.

“My inspiration came from the Alpina 2002Ti,” he tells us. “With that in mind I designed and chose the colors for the fuel tank, using the Alpina Orange.”

A BMW R65 restomod inspired by the Alpina 2002Ti
Pedro needed someone to do the heavy lifting, so he contacted fellow Coimbra local João Barranca of Redonda Motors.…

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