Ahead of the official launch weekend across the UK dealer network, 44Teeth blagged an exclusive pair of BMW RnineT Scramblers and commenced urban prowling around London, culminating at the city’s spiritual home of such a steed – the effervescent Bike Shed in Shoreditch. This is the video preview.
Yep, rather than promiscuously posing and pouting, we decided to embrace the Scrambler scene, piss-pots and all, and spent the day razzing BMW’s latest modular R nineT around the city.
BMW is keen to distance its modern retro from any hipster fashion statements and, although this is a bike that’s all about the looks, there’s a tangible grown-ups aspect to this scrambler derivative. Everyday city folk – who normally wouldn’t give a damn about pesky motorcycles – stopped us at any opportunity to probe further. We felt special.
Full review and video imminent…