More pix from the 49 Mile Ride; Jeff Wu on his incredibly oily and scruffy late 1940s-ish BMW – an interesting bike, with an ex-military R75M engine (750cc) in a civilian chassis. As-found! Your scribe on his 1928 Sunbeam TT90, wearing a WW1 pilot’s leather jerkin.

Jeff Wu with his post-WW2 BMW hybrid, made of an R75M military engine in an R71 chassis; an interesting mix, and an early postwar hotrod. [Paul d’Orléans]
Your author with his 1928 Sunbeam TT90 with Brooklands tank and 1.375″ intake in the cylinder head! It does indeed go like stink. [Paul d’Orléans]
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