Powder Monkees' "KOMMANDANT" 19 February 16


Powder Monkees operate out of their own custom bicycle & motorcycle shop in Chicago and with their combined technical knowledge and experience with materials, finishes, concept development, design and fabrication, they can help turn your two-wheeled ideas into realities.

The 1979 BMW R100 "KOMMANDANT" was designed with versatility in mind the R100 truly is a machine for the adventurous soul looking to take on the back trails or rough city streets. Incorporating the modern nitrogen charged Triumph Mono-shock system to create a new feel for the rider from the factory dual shocks. Fabrication of the rear seat and angle is intended to position the rider such that more control is achieved when taking on a variety of terrains.

MotoGadget M-Control and M-Unit provide an upgrade the R100 was looking for in the electrical department, allowing the owner a key-less ignition and options for the LED rear and side markers functionality. Rigid Industries headlight provides the best in class for dark roads to shaded pathways to provide the rider with seamless illumination. Push to start and kill switch integrated within the gas tank leaves the handlebars open and clear for any wanted additions. Air box delete and cover fabricated to allow for nitrogen tank mount and mono-shock clearance.

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Alan Goodsell , 19 February 16