BMW Motorrad has created the Lac Rose R nine T concept in honour of the brand’s past achievements in the Dakar Rally Championships
The Lac Rose Concept is inspired by the past Paris-Dakar Rally heroes and their victorious BMW machines. BMW Motorrad is showing a completely new interpretation of the BMW R nineT. This motorbike is perfectly in line with spirit of the Wheels & Waves Festival.Furthermore, it name is BMW Motorrad Concept Lac Rose.
The BMW R nineT has become a very popular bike for customizers. “The BMW Motorrad Concept Lac Rose is our laid-back and very individual interpretation of the bike that won the Paris-Dakar Rally in 1985.
In addition, Lac Rose is the French name of the rose-coloured Retba salt lake, located 35 km North East of Dakar and less than one kilometre from the Atlantic coast. The legendary Paris-Dakar rally ended there following the many grueling stages through the desert. The podium is located right at the lakeside and the winners receive their awards amid the crowd of enthusiastic fans. The BMW factory machines, modified by the company HPN, rode to victory three times in a row in the middle of the 80s. In addition, Gaston Rahier took the third win in 1985 with start number 101.
Furthermore, this current Lac Rose R nine T concept has had its suspension lifted. It also has necessary guarding added to the frame, engine, radiator. Therefore able of enduring through the tougher terrains that this concept R nine T could be ridden through.