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Bmw r80 custom 1 of 1 concept £14995
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Geneva, Switzerland
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For sale is this magnificent 1978 BMW R80 as a 1 of 1 commissioned pro-build dubbed "The Rocket" with 1000cc Siebenrock Power kit, a bobber concept bike created at vintage BMW motorcycles specialist Side Rock Cycles, more specifically by Pete Hudson. The bike has completed just 2,300 miles since a complete engine overhaul and rebuild in 2017/18.




This beautiful Machine has been hand crafted into a classic masterpiece. Underneath its old-school exterior, the bike has been kitted out with plenty of modern technology, bringing it into the 21st century.




See below a full list of aftermarket accessories and custom work:




Custom Paintwork


YSS Shocks


New timing chain kit


New lightweight and more powerful starter motor


Digital electronic ignition.


1000cc Siebenrock Power kit


Mikuni carbs


Ram Air filters


GPS speedo


Motogadget strip stop, tail and indicators Motogadget bar-end indicators


Side Rock stainless pulled-back beach bars


Decorative tank strap and grips


Custom stainless headers with Fishtail Muffler


Side Rock Cycles Frame Bag


Custom Seat


White wall tyres


Fork Gaitors


Powdercoated Spokes




The bike has been featured on Bike Shed Show in London in 2019 and had a full article written about it by Flat Out Magazine. The original link to the Flat Out Magazine's Coverage of this machine is here: https://www.flatoutmag.co.uk/news/side-rock-cycles-presents-rocket however and rather sadly, The Flat Out Magazine’s webpage is no longer updated by its editors since November 2021 so the link does not seen to work.




Side Rock Cycles: http://www.siderockcycles.com/about.html




The Rocket: http://www.siderockcycles.com/bikes/therocket/index.html




I purchased The Rocket in August 2022 from Moore Speed Racing in Poole and had it transported to Switzerland for personal use. I am the second owner since the completion of the build in 2018 and have covered less than 100 miles since purchase.




The bike is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland and is looked after by Meister Engineering (https://www.meister-engineering.com/). All related invoices for new battery, carbs calibration and bits are, of course, available since my ownership. Any inspection is welcomed in Geneva by appointment. Shipping costs to UK are in the region of GBP 500-600.




The bike is still UK registered with all the necessary ownership documentation (V5, etc).


Happy to answer any questions to serious buyers only. No Part-exchange offers please.


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