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BMW x Heiwa: The R nineT Scrambler Custom Project

BMW x Heiwa: The R nineT Scrambler Custom Project

Custom BMW R nineT Scrambler by Heiwa of Japan
BMW has an illustrious history of working with Japanese customizers. Witness the extraordinary R nineT Custom Project of three years ago, with Shiro Nakajima, Brat Style, Hidemo and Cherry’s Company. And then the wild K 1600 GTLs built by Ken’s Factory and Hot Dock.

In September 2016, BMW decided it was time to give Heiwa a crack of the whip. It’s the shop owned by Kengo Kimura, in Hiroshima on the island of Honsh?, a five-hour ride west of Tokyo.

Custom BMW R nineT Scrambler by Heiwa of Japan
“I had never customized a BMW, or even owned one,” Kimura-san confesses. “So I rode the R nineT Scrambler to learn what kind of bike it is. I rode it to work, through town, and did some touring.”

“It’s much easier to handle than it appears.…

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