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‘70 BMW R60/5 – RangerMoto

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Scott in Scrambler. 18 comments

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Written by Martin Hodgson

Motorcycles have played an important role in the life of war veterans since the very beginning of the custom culture and many of the greatest builders and trend-setters have seen action. For anyone who hasn’t seen the horrors of war it’s impossible to imagine the process of re-integrating back into society but clearly the therapeutic nature of the build, the creative outlet to express and the freedom of the ride play an important role. For Ryan Gist after serving a decade in the Army and returning from Iraq to a corporate job he needed something else, a food for the soul, bike building and has instantly shown a natural flair! It was while riding the fire-roads of Washington State that an encounter with a blasting banged up airhead inspired Ryan’s love for BMW’s and this sleek 1970 R60/5 Scrambler is the result of his desire to create a rapid go-anywhere machine with the look to match.

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