BMW Motorcycle Parts: 13 Builders Share Their Favorite Mods

The world of BMW motorcycle parts is full of creativity. There’s something about BMWs that lends itself to customization and a personal touch. Custom shops all around the world are building great bikes for their customers, and we love checking out the latest builds from guys here in the US and all across the globe. But how do these builders think about the parts on their bikes? How do they decide what to leave stock and what to modify? We decided to find out. We asked them these 3 questions. What are your favorite BMW motorcycle parts to customize? Is there one part that you never customize in your builds? What’s your thought process when you design a custom part? Their answers were awesome. Read on! 1. Scott Halbleib, H Garage: What are your favorite BMW motorcycle parts to customize? Depends on the model but I like to reduce bulk and get rid of plastic so tail section, seat, side covers, minimize the controls, things like that. Scott’s 1985 BMW K100RS. Photo courtesy of the builder. Is there one part that you never customize in your builds? Not necessarily but typically I’ve used the stock BMW tanks. Not to say I wouldn’t do a tank swap or modification, just haven’t to date. What’s your thought process when you design a custom part? I have to look at the bike as a whole. I come up with a design concept for the whole project then make sure whatever I customize follows [...]