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Old 04-26-2018, 12:14 PM
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At this time we are primarily targeting the U.S. market with the R71/M72/CJ750 like bike," Murphy said. "We are trying to establish our brand and implement the first commercial application of our lithium battery technology." It later plans a utility daily driving motorcycle for emerging markets.

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/04/20/...-bmw-r71-wwii/
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So the jugs and pipes are decorative???

So lame.
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So the jugs and pipes are decorative???

So lame.

It's a pic of the original, not the electric version, but maybe yes.
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if the sidecar is a lipo battery that would be awesome
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a new startup has announced plans to reboot the legendary 1930ís BMW R71 as an all-electric motorcycle, complete with sidecar.

https://electrek.co/2018/05/01/new-e...1930s-bmw-r71/
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