However, one of the most special and valuable Ducatis on the show is surely this 750SS square case bevel on the Motorrad magazine stand,
along with a nice Benelli 750 Sei six cylinder, and . .
the chance to meet Holger Aue, who draws the Moto Mania comic strip for Motorrad.
He himself a visitor to THECRANKCASE.COM after we presented a clip of him riding his Moto Guzzi racer at Oscherleben Biketoberfest.
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Which can't be too far wrong as Yamaha have a pretty similar idea, if however more production realistic, called the GEN01.
Yamaha also keeping close to the trends with a display of customised cafe racers from Deus and Roland Sands.
Yamaha also showed a superb collection of their classics bike marking the company's 50th anniversary.
Some classics also utilizing Yamaha engines were the collection of MuZ Scorpion Supermono racers.
Classic racers or at least the basis of were the Honda VFR750Rs shown on the RC30 owners club stand.
More modern Hondas were not far away, here visitors could try out their hanging off or more aptly hanging on skills as a display RC212V would be automatically tilted over to 'racing' lean angles.
High technology in the form of the BMW C evolution electric scooter as a cut away model.
Plenty more to see on the enormous BMW stand,
such as a small display of classic bikes to promote their classic parts supply programme,
and several of the recent custom versions based on the R nineT.
A more classic BMW cafe racer shown on the Metzeler tires stand opposite based on the R90S air cooled boxer.
This K1600 six cylinder BMW custom modified by Fred Krugger was only just unveiled 2 weeks before in Paris and was luckily on show at Intermot in the custom display,
A great chance to see the Thunderbikes 'unbreakable' close up.
You have to really stretch your imagination to come up with a tranverse Harley Davidson engine mated to a BMW transmission with a leading arm front suspension, and then build it.
The Recidivist by Game Over Cycles complete with leather application on the tires.
Maybe these Street 750s will be material for future Harley custom bikes,
Victory also put on a good display with several of their new models,
slightly over shadowed by the new Indian brand and models sharing the stand such as the new Scout mid sized cruisers.