IBMWR Resources

Independent BMW Shops and Mechanics

The following are independent BMW motorcycle mechanics that have been recommended by others or listed by themselves. Comments in quotes come from people who do not work at these shops.

The table is listed by state, province or, for those outside of the U.S. and Canada, by country. Comments in quotes are from list members, otherwise the comments are what the shop owner says about themselves.

If your favorite wrench is not listed, send me the information and I will add them to the directory.

Please note: This is a listing for informational purposes only. It does not in any way, shape, form, fashion or manner indicate an endorsement of any of these businesses by IBMWR. Caveat Emptor!

Name Phone
Address Comments
Alaska The Abbey
Mike Strong
(907) 376-6919 3.5 miles from the Parks Highway (Highway 3) on Knik-Goose Bay Road,
Wasilla, AK
"Mike Strong has been an acquaintance of mine for 3 or 4 years and is an exceptional mechanic. The location is perfect for the local visiting traveler."
Alberta Anderwerks Motorrad Spezialist
(403) 277-4269
(403) 277-4244 fax
#4, 3704 6th Street N.E.
Calgary, AB T2E 6K5
"Dave is BMW factory trained, has the cleanest, best laid out shop I've ever seen, and will take your bike in right away when you're traveling through (the BMW dealer in Calgary won't). You'll get nothing but top quality from Anderwerk's. Dave is a totally cool guy."
  The Bike Shoppe
Tyler Janzen
(587) 402-6753
Mon-Sat 9-6
6936 68th Ave
Edmonton, AB T6B 3C5
I had been at the BMW dealer here for 6 years. We specialize in BMW and Ducati motorcycles.
Arizona Bee Mer Werx
Paul Ford
(520) 975-5594
3752 E. Hardy Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85716
Paul is a master BMW technician. When he retired in 2015 from his job as a full-time firefighter, he decided to open his own BMW motorcycle service, repair, and restoration shop.
  Dirtball Customs
Josiah Brennan
(520) 548-7358
420 South Robson
Mesa, AZ 85210-3007
"I would like to suggest a local BMW mechanic here in Phoenix named Josiah Brennan. He is a great BMW factory-trained mechanic who works on all eras of bikes."
(602) 324-9629
Tue-Fri 10am-6pm,
Sat 10am-3pm
21628 N Central Ave. Suite 1
Phoenix, AZ 85024
35 years combined BMW experience. Exclusive BMW service center. Service on all BMWs including current, full diagnostics, parts & accessories, etc.
Quality Cycle Service
Dave Alquist
(480) 964-4800
20 North Rogers St.
Mesa, AZ. 85201
I specialize in the air-cooled twins and singles 55-95, but include all BMW models in my experience. I offer machine shop and welding services, painting, new and used genuine BMW parts, and complete restoration of all models, as well as tune-up, tires, and general service.
British Columbia International Classic Motorcycles
(250) 594-9404 850 Sohier Road, Parksville BC V9P 2B8, Canada
Partly Dave's Neighbourhood Garage
David Friedman
(250) 549-3666
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
(in reality the hours read something like the "joke" on my wall, somedays starting as early as 7:00am, and sometimes not getting out of there until 9:00 or 10:00 or 11:00pm...)
1805 46th Avenue
Vernon, BC, V1T 3P4, Canada
We have worked on BMWs for 25 years; we're well-known and patronised by local riders. I stock common service & repair items for Airheads, Oilheads, and most K's & F-series bikes, and offer conscientious and attentive care servicing and repairing bikes (as well as cars).
Shail's Motorcycles
Sales, Service and Parts 604-513-1376
604-513-1378 fax
19862 96 Avenue, #3
Langley, BC V1M 3C1, Canada
"He is also a Ural dealer now but Shail has been servicing airheads in the Vancouver BC area for decades."
SWM Adventure Motorsports
(250) 870-1687
3041 Lakha Road
Kelowna, BC, Canada
Authorized Motor Dealer with fully Equipped workshop. Electronic wheel balancing. Computerized diagnostics. Licensed technician and ICBC inspector. Electronics and custom mechanical specialist. On-site machining available.
"You can definitely add Kelly to your list of independent BMW Wrenches. He is reliable, flexible,very knowledgeable and his pricing is fair."
California Airhead Adventure
Greg Hutchinson and Sean McMichael
(415) 205-7829
M-F 9-5, Weekend by appointment
635 Bair Island, Suite 110
Redwood City 94063
"Greg is an extremely experienced and well-known BMW mechanic and advocate in Northern California. I've known him for more than 20 years, and his skills and advice are reliable and based on decades of ownership and working on a wide variety of beemers."
  Bavarian Cycle Works
David Benda
(415) 829-8235
M-F 7:30-5, Sat by appointment
501 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
We are an authorized Siebenrock distributor/dealer. We specialize in the newer fuel injected bikes (especially can-bus models), rear drive, ABS and clutch repairs. All work is performed by certified master technicians (30 years combined dealership experience). We utilize the TEXA diagnostic system and are part of the worldwide Google-based TEXA network.

"David's shop always had airheads on the lifts along side more modern beemers - and has an impressive inventory of new and used parts."
Ted Porter
(831) 438-1100
5100 Scotts Valley Dr. Suite 100
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Certified tech and service manager, formerly of Bob's BMW, San Jose BMW and Santa Cruz BMW. Over 30 years experience. Vast collection of factory special tools and equipment. Very knowledgeable of 1955-on airheads but equally qualified to work on oilheads, F and K bikes. Excellent parts inventory.
"Ted's shop is one of the best in the country for airhead work, including cylinder head modifications, transmission rebuilds, etc."
Black Kat Motorwerks
Matt Gagne
(310) 741-8196
T-S 10am-5pm
18619 Topham St.
Tarzana, CA 91335
"He did a front fork rebuild for me and did a good job."
CSC Motorcycles
Steve Seidner and Gerry Edwards
(909) 445-0900
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
1331 W Foothill Blvd.
Azusa CA 91702
Gerry Edwards is an certified BMW mechanic. He was formerly the BMW technician at Brown's BMW Motorcycles in Pomona for over 20 years. He knows all generations of BMW's. If you would like to bring your BMW in for any type of service give Gerry a call at 909-445-0900
Dave Campbell's Motorcycle Service of San Diego
(619) 449-2059
(619) 449-2753 (fax)
7945 Mission Gorge Road #109
Santee, CA 92071
DCMW specializes in BMW motorcycle service repairs and performance tuning with 19 years of experience. Dynojet 250i load control dyno center. 15 years roadracing experience. Owned and operated by Dave Campbell, formally of Brattin Motors, SD CA.
Grey Dog Moto
Patrick Bell
(415) 987-4607
Alameda, CA 94501 by appointment only My name is Patrick Bell here in Alameda, CA. I work on BMW & Moto Guzzi primarily "Airheads" with many years of experience. You can check out my site at, and if I can help those fellow riders out there, I'm happy do do so...
Lior's Motoride
Lior Elbaz
(951) 415-5668
169 North Maple Street, Unit H
Corona, CA 92880
I will come to your house and work on your bike (and you can watch if you'd like), or I can pick up your bike, work on it in my shop and return it to your home at your convenience.
"Lior is a super nice guy, definitely knows BMW bikes, and fair prices. I took my bike there and I'm very happy with his job."
Marin Motoworks
Mike Nield
(415) 454-7433
44 Harbor Street
San Rafael CA 94901
"Mike and Peter were two of the mechanics at BMW of Marin before it closed, and they do an excellent job. Mike's current on the latest beemers, Peter is an expert on oilheads and older K-bikes. They will do tune ups or facilitate any repair on airheads as well."
Michael's Motorsports (707) 545-4132
880 Piner Road Unit #46
Santa Rosa, CA
"I have a long time friend who has set up an independent shop in Santa Rosa. He has BMW factory certification and has been a mechanic for well over 30 years. I have seen him fix, re-build and restore not just BMW's but also do really great work on British and Japanese bikes."
Stoner's Beemer Stash
Larry Stonestree
(951) 813-1704
39628 Avenida Miguel Oeste
Murrieta, CA 92563
Well-established source of airhead parts
Valdi's MotoZone
Valdi Slusarczyk
(310) 320-7040
(310) 320-7046 fax
804 West 220th St.
Torrance, CA 90502
"Please list this information as he is an excellent technician, as is his son, David."
"Valdi was invaluable in getting my R90S back on the road after a 22 year slumber. Honest, capable, and fair prices for work done."
Colorado Basin Motorcycles Works
Harry Hill
(970) 533-7005
(970) 759-9189 cell
141 S Main St.
Mancos, CO 81328
"Harry Hill & Co. of Basin Motorcycle Works in Mancos (30 mi W. of Durango, CO) is a great guy, is an excellent wrench on all types of exotic machines, and is located amidst some of the best roads in the west. This is a real shop, and Harry is the real deal. "
Bavarian Motorcycles West
Pete Homan
(720) 570-2044
2312 South Delaware Street
Denver, CO 80223
"Run by a guy that worked 25 years for dealers and has help from people that have dealer experience all the way back to the early '70. They work on /2 and up, and also restore old motorcycles."
Beemers & More Motorcycle Works
Steve Eddins & Roxanne Gartrell Eddins
(970) 221-1014
800 Stockton Ave #4
Fort Collins, CO 80524
My partner and I have a small independent shop in Ft. Collins, Colorado. He is a Master Certified BMW tech and between the two of us we have over 37 yrs in BMW's.
Outwest Motorcycle Works, LLC
Mark Erickson
(970) 901-8321
62275 Verde Dr.
Montrose, CO 81403
OUTWEST provides scheduled maintenance, repair, service, tires, parts and accessories for BMW Motorcycles. Located in Montrose, CO, between Grand Junction and Telluride. Check out our web site at
Connecticut Solo Moto
(203) 531-5252
10 Beech Street
Greenwich, CT 06830
"Great local shop! Carlos has a wealth of knowledge of motorcycles dating from pre-war to the twenty first century. He keeps my R90/6 running strong."
"I am a new customer of Solomoto in Greenwich Ct. and had Carlos get my k1200ltc back in shape. He is quite a gentlemen and i can tell customer satisfaction is #1 to him. I do recommend his shop very highly to anyone in the tri state area."
Florida AFI Cycle BMW Repair
Joe Taffuri
Facebook Page
(561) 427-8299
135 Evernia St.
Jupiter, FL 33458
Long time BMW enthusiast, BMW trained Mechanic, BMW restorer, repairs, accessories instalations. BMW parts in stock, travelers always welcome here. From Classic to New we keep em going! Off road expert rider.
Dominic Alvord (775) 846-0652 (mobile phone)
Available 24/7 via phone for emergency help
931 A1A Beach Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32080
I am a great resource in emergency situation for travelers and such. I will go beyond the call for a fellow BMW rider. I am a Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Graduate and certified through BMW Motorrad as tier 1 entry level certified. With only a few years of field experience I am not a master tech. I have all of the resources and tools needed to complete proper services and repairs on most models of BMW.
Long's Cycles
Johnny Long
(305) 325-0775 800 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136-3613
"I have been a BMW customer of Long's since 1976 and have never used anyone except John Long. His iconic shop on the Miami River is like a museum, dating from way back when his father started the biz. Johnny raced the 1st R90S Superbike at Daytona in the mid-70's, and his son, Barrett, is an active amA racer. I recommend him to anyone in Florida."
Rennsport Motorrad
Tom High
(386) 734-2496
Tue-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 9am-4pm
1755 Lexington Ave, Suite 1
Deland, FL 32724
(about 25 miles from Daytona Beach and Orlando)
I have over 20 yrs experance working on BMW motorcycles and am a BMW Certified Master Tech. I have a full range of factory tools including electronic diagnostic equeptment. I do full service, maintenance, and offer full restoration services on all models pre-war to current.
Rocket Cycles
David Seeber
(238) 734-0775
Flexible hours
Bonita Springs, Florida Specializing on anything from airheads up to Modern Machinery. I'm a factory certified BMW master technician I have been since the 80s. Traveling toolbox or you can bring your bike to my shop. Emergency roadside repair assistance. Maintenance, minor repairs or major repairs.
Steve's BMW Repair
Steve Kadelak
(813) 839-8705. If there is no answer, please call back, since this is my home business. 3214 Tyson Ave.
Tampa, FL 33611
I specialize in older airheads, and early K models. Will also work on oilheads, and have a few customers with the newer bikes.

"Steve apparently knows every BMW service bulletin by heart, dating from about 1975. In my experience, whatever a bike is in for - even just an oil change - he inspects every detail of every system and reports his findings."
Georgia Apex Cycle
Wes and Rachel Burden
(404) 702-4394
By appointment only
Ellijay, GA "Independent shop boasting a BMW/Ducati certified Husband/Wife team. Everything from daily rider maintenance to concours Restos, Specializing in Vintage Airheads. Repairs and Restoration done to beyond factory specs, and they are a pure joy to know and work with."
Barnesley Motor Works (770) 854-9136 400 Alabama Rd.
Ephesus Ga, 30170
Specialize in airheads and some newer bikes. They also work on Urals, other Russian bikes, Moto Guzzi, and some British bikes.
"I took my R75/5 here and had some majors repairs done (new fork seals, bearings greased, head bolt heli coil, and a proper valve adjustment). I found them to be very knowledgeable and highly recommend them."
Boxerworks Service
(706) 310-0699
Mon-Sat 7am-5pm
4161 Greensboro Highway
Watkinsville,GA 30677
"These are great people and techs."
Paul's Garage
Paul Wilson
(678) 871-7285 2025 Marshall Huff Rd.
Dallas, GA 30132
"I'm impressed with Paul's competent, friendly, reasonably priced service. Paul inspires confidence, and absolutely knows his stuff!"
Vintage Motors
Robert Koch
(912) 772-6005 or (912) 663-3469
203 Lynn Bonds Ave.
Guyton GA 31312
Stocking dealer for Genuine BMW parts for airheads. Quality repair and service, new and used parts.
Hawaii Kona Motorcycle Shop
(808) 322-6555 Mamalahoa Hwy
Holualoa, HI 96725
Work on a variety of makes, including BMWs
Illinois Earve Brauer (815) 962-8911
By appointment only
8161 E. McGregor Rd.
Rockford, IL 61102
"Long-time independent BMW mechanic, as was his dad before him. He knows all generations of BMW's, but especially air heads."
Motorworks Chicago (312) 738-4269 1901 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
"Excellent Service. These guys love what they do! I have a vintage BMW, and was refused service at most shops. The Motoworks guys love new AND vintage BMW bikes and have resident experts in BMWs & Sidecars. They also work on Vespa's."
John Rambow (815) 298-0498
By appointment only
3012 Bavarian Ln.
Rockford, IL 61109
"John is an independent BMW mechanic. He was formerly the BMW technician at Tag Motorsports and BMW Motorcycles of Rockford (until they closed), and at Kegel's before that. He knows all generations of BMW's."
Taz Bok (312) 709-5709
By appointment only
Colfax, IL Very expirienced BMW mechanic, had a motorcycle shop in Guatemala where all the ADV riders would go. Works on R1150 GS, R1200 GS, F800 and HP2. World famous. We have a B&B, free night stay with a service on the bike.
Indiana WUMA Inc. "By Guenther"
Guenther Wuest
(812) 472-3739 6891 W US Hwy 150
Fredericksburg, IN 47120
"We are lucky to have a guy like Guenther Wuest so close to us as there are not many people in the country that know the BMW engine as well as him. He is like a forensic scientist for the BMW motor. If you need BMW engine work done, or a complete restoration, I highly recommend him."
Iowa Ned's Auto and Cycle
Jimmy Figges
(319) 648-3241 381 Oak Street, Box G
Riverside, IA 52327
"Long-time BMW dealer, now sells Moto-Guzzi and MV. Still works on Beemers and has a large supply of BMW parts."
Louisiana Chuck House Motorsports
(504) 896-9099 524 S. Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112-1312
"Chuck's is the only place in New Orleans to get Beemers worked on. He is especially good with Airheads, which many dealers are getting less skilled at. He used to be part of the Ducati pit crew for many years. Honest guy, honest pricing, excellent work."
Maryland Speed's Cycle (410) 379-0106
Monday thru Saturday 10am-6pm, Wednesday 10am-8pm
5820 Washington Blvd.
Elkridge, Maryland, US
Moto Guzzi dealership that also works on BMWs.
Massachusetts Cycle-Tech Motorsports
Rich George
(508) 339-3530
195 Central St.
Mansfield, MA USA 02048,
"He is a BMW certified motorcycle mechanic. Used to work for Arlington Motorsports."
Mass Boxer Works
Rick Miller
11 Shore Dr.
Spencer MA 01562
I am an independent BMW tech. I was trained by Peter Bombar of Bombars Beemers.
Michigan Rick Pelton (231) 342-6509
9694 Chateau
Interlochen, MI
An independent shop servicing air-cooled BMW motorcycles from 1970-1995. Performing general and routine maintenance along with top end, transmission and carb service. Service performed with factory tools and factory parts.
  Surrey Motorsports
Kurt Przybysz
(269) 684-0362
Niles, MI
Minnesota BMW Motorcycle Service
Charlie Johnson
(952) 449-0357 18145 Hummingbird Rd.
Wayzata, MN 55391-3224
We specialize in air-cooled twins and singles 55-95, but include all BMW models in our experience, as well as British, Italian, and some Japanese machines. We offer machine shop and welding services, painting, new and used genuine BMW parts, and complete restoration of all models, as well as tune-up, tires, and general service.
C.A.C. Vintage Motorcycle Service
(952) 466-2221
200 Adams Ave. South
Cologne, MN 55322
"Here is a great Vintage airhead shop. Top of the line service and a great deal of positive feedback on the net."
The BMW Guy
Kevin Johnson
(651) 775-5596
2360 Walnut Creek Drive
Stillwater, MN 55082
I was lead technician at Mischlers BMW for 4 years, I recently quit my job there and moved back home with all my tools. I will work on all makes and models, 1923-2016, and have all specialty tools to do so. I was ranked in the top 8 technicians by BMW in 2011.
Mississippi Benchmark Motor Works
Craig Vechorik
(662) 465-6444
(800) 323-7102
3400 Earles Fork Road
Sturgis, MS 39769
We stock parts for all airheads prior to 1983.
"Specializes in /2 but will work on everything up to /7. One of the most experienced and knowledgeable folks in the USA (perhaps in the world) with pre-1970 beemers."
Missouri David Clark (636) 405-0949
Mon-Sat, will provide emergency help on Sundays
4401 Hencken Rd.
Wildwood, MO 63069
(just up the hill from Six Flags)
Certified BMW Technician #89. Has been a BMW trained/certified technician for the last 23 years. Vintage restoration, Airhead specialist 1955-1995, transmission rebuilds, and valve jobs.
Motorrad of St. Louis
(314) 732-0357
5745 Dale Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
We specialize in the service of BMW's from /2 on up.
Montana Bob's Motorwerks LLC
Bob Clement
(406) 445-2044
132 Blanchard Butte Rd. near Roberts, in southcentral Montana (about a mile off the famous Beartooth Highway) My shop specializes in the care and feeding of all airhead BMW's built between 1955 and 1995. I am a factory certified mechanic for airhead and two valve K model BMW's having owned and worked on BMW motorcycles for over 40 years.
Nevada F&S Powersports
Gerry Edwards
(702) 325-1203 2834 Marco St.
Las Vegas, NV 89115
"22 years experience, meticulous & fair. I have had several repairs done by this mechanic and he actually taught me how to service the drive shaft of my K bikes. He seems willing to accomodate any needs."
New Brunswick Adrian's Cycle (506) 382-0262 Church Street
Moncton NB
New Hampshire Bavarian Heritage Works (603) 842-1126
Mon-Sat 8:00-6:00
21 Sims Avenue
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
BMW master certified mechanics with over thirty years experience in service, repair and vintage restorations. No job too big or too small. All models accepted frof 1923-2013. Call for engine, transmission & final drive overhauls. Wheel building, fuel tank re-lining, custom fabrication, excellent paint & pin striping, seat restorations, drive shaft reconditioning, gauge repair. We have a large inventory of vintage parts. If we do not have it, we will locate it. FREE crash damage estimates.
Jim Pidgeon (603) 668-5093 Manchester, NH "Jim has the best deal going on mounting motorcycle tires. He doesn't care where you buy them, he'll put them on for $25.00. Also, Jim is a very knowlegable motorcycle mechanic, and genuinely nice guy."
Team Monkey Productions (was Affordable Beemer Services)
Chris Harris
(603) 665-9269
By appointment only
640 Mast Road (Route 114a)
Manchester, NH 03102
BMW certified mechanic, works on oilheads and K-bikes (he used to work at 2nd Wind BMW in Milford NH).
"Chris is a charmingly direct guy, with a series of informative BMW tune-up videos on He's a great resource."
New Jersey Eckenhoff Motorcycles of Cherry Hill
Alan Fisher and Rob Kiviat
(856) 482-5300
Monday thru Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-1pm
919 Church Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Rob Kiviat ("RK") has been a BMW motorcycle tech for over 30 years in the South Jersey area. He ran his own shop in Deptford for 18 years. Rob is now part of the Eckenhoff family in Cherry Hill. We work on everything from /2's to the most modern bikes.
New Mexico Centaur Cycles
Richard Meltz
(505) 471-5481
Santa Fe, NM I have been northern New Mexico's BMW specialist for over 20 years. We work on em all, from /2 to oilheads with a special emphasis on airheads and early K bikes.
  Mesa Classic MOTO
Charlie Rafferty
(575) 741-0878
By appointment only
135 E. Milky Way Rd.
Taos, NM 87571
About 16 miles WNW of Taos, off of US Hwy 64. Dirt road, has trailer, can pick up.
Charlie Rafferty has been wrenching since 1979, and opened Mesa Classic MOTO in 2014 with an eye towards serving the mechanical needs of metric motorcycle riders throughout Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Airheads and Klassic K Bikes are a specialty.
"He recently did a fork rebuild and TT brace installation on my R80G/S. I found him to be meticulous, knowledgable, and easy going. Final bill was less than expected. An added benefit was a fairly complete inspection and attention to nuts, bolts, and cables and suggestions of things to watch. Although I have no first hand knowledge other than this job, his reputation is good locally."
  OCD Custom Cycles & Auto Repair
Marc Beyer
(505) 428-0646
1315 Rufina Circle
Santa Fe NM, 87507
"He did a great job on my K12GT...but he always has airheads in his shop and I found him thru a retired BMW master tech."
New York Beemer Barn
(716) 735-3458 3110 Johnson Creek Rd.
Middleport, NY 14105
Frank DellaTorre (917) 848-0765
Brooklyn, NY843 Through word of mouth, I've been repairing slash 2's locally for years in the NYC area. If you can't find a shop that will work on your slash 2 machine give me a call. I work on airhead transmissions also.
Heide's Hodaka
Bill Heide
(518) 251-2110
Mon-Thu 9am-5pm,
Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-2pm
2033 Garnet Lake Road
Johnsburgh, NY 12843
"I find Heide's Hodaka a wonderful source of quality work on BMWs in upstate New York. I have dealt with them for years and have never been disapointed with them. They will not let a bike out of their shop till it is perfect."
Moto Borgotaro, Inc.
Peter Boggia
(347) 844-9090 97 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
"He's done great things for my 1981 R80G/S, and is an ST owner himself. I would HIGHLY recommend him. I looked all over NYC for a shop I felt comfortable with."
"He rebuilt the suspension on my R100RS and it's rock solid now!"
North Carolina Bombars Beemers
Peter Bombar
(919) 450-7450
Tue-Sat by appointment only
127-B Wolfpack Lane
Durham, NC 27704
25 years experience servicing BMW motorcycles. All models. Complete computer diagnostics. Extensive Machine Shop allows us to rebuild all types of cylinders, Engines, Transmissions, Final Drives and much more.
SMC, Inc. - Specializing in European Motorcycles
Andy Rounds
(704) 455-2434
(704) 309-6298 (Cell)
408 Plaza Drive
Harrisburg, NC 28075
Catering to vintage and modern motorcycles for performance modifications to regular maintenance. Ohlins Certified service center, Dynojet Power Commander certified tuner, race engine building and tuning, suspension upgrades and tuning, full machine shop, complete fabrication shop.
Ohio Autobahn Craftwerks
(513) 591-2629
Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm
4111 Spring Grove Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45223
"We lost our dealer some time ago (in Cincinnati). I heard about Lenny through the grapevine and he has been a lifesaver. I have a '92 GS100PD. He knows BMWs inside and out."
Cadre Cycle
Enzo Miller
(513) 522-7300
Tue-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-Noon
11121 Deerfield Rd. Unit D
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Cobb BMW and H-D Repair
Turp Cobb
(440) 244-6881 1301 Brownell Avenue
Lorain, OH
Ontario Al Blanchard (888) 444-3330 1809 7th Line, RR #1
Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3V5
"I have been having my '71 R75/5 serviced by Al since Hannigan left Canada to move to the U.S. He is located about 30 to 40 minutes north and east of Toronto. Al does good work and only does what is required. Not unusual for him to tell me that something doesn't need to be done yet, it can wait. I will go to him as long as he keeps the business running"
  Bruno's Machine and Repair
(705) 843-0822
HWY 554 #47
RR1 Iron Bridge, Ontario
P0R1H0 Canada
Specializes in repair of: Drive shaft, U-Joints and Splines, Bevel drive Splines, Transmissions and Cylinder heads for Beemer Motorcycles.

"Well-established shop for rebuilding BMW drivetrain components, shocks and cylinder heads."
  CS Moto
Carlos Santos
(905) 432-2691
842 Farewell St.
Oshawa, Ontario L1H-6N6
I do a lot of /2 rebuilds and restorations. Also newer BMW bikes here in Ontario.
  FKN Enterprises
Tomas Roeder
(905) 639-1652
278 Green Mountain Roast East
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J-3A5
FKN has suburb service for older BMWs including R and K bikes, replacement parts and accessories. They also have a pick up service available.
Oregon Cheshire Motorsports
Daric Cheshire
(503) 231-2769
4815 SE Division St.
Portland OR 97206
Independent BMW and Ducati shop, Airheads 1970-1995, oilheads to 2004, some K's. 15 years of experience, BMW certified since 1994.
"Daric was a well-respected mechanic at BMW/Ducati of Marin in the 1990's, and was Scott's partner at Desmotosport in San Francisco."
Independant Motorcycle Repair (541) 929-6493 1623 Main St.
Philomath OR 97370
"Jonas is a great guy, one of the best BMW mechanics I have ever the pleasure to have met. Very unassuming, and really enjoys the bikes. Shop is spotless, and he's still got his german accent."
Northern and Pacific Cycles
Seth Jaramus Portland, OR Specializing in 1969 and older BMW motorcycles. Full service repair & restoration.
Steve Prokop (503) 538-8120 Dundee, about 25 miles from Portland. "He is the best BMW mechanic I have encountered. He worked many years for Cal BMW and moved to Dundee, Oregon where he has a large shop and works exclusively on BMW's."
Pennsylvania Rubber Chicken Racing Garage
Tom Cutter
(215) 321-7944
1360 Colony Way
Yardley, PA 19067
"Tom is a frequent and valued contributor to the IBMWR Tech list and the Airheads list, and perhaps does more transmission and final drive rebuilds than any other mechanic in the USA."
Quebec Montecristo Enterprises
Yves Faucher
(450) 264-2100
Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
2190, Route 138
Elgin, Québec, J0S 1A0
Full BMW motorcycle service. Large new and used parts inventory. In house rebuilds, on site machine shop. Service, repairs, rebuilds, reman, restorations. Vast experience, many years in business.
South Carolina A Best Deal Cycles
Red Gardner
(864) 985-1774
10554 Clemson Blvd.
Seneca, SC 29678
16 miles off I-85, between Charlotte and Atlanta
Red Gardner (ex-BMWMOA Board member) is a factory trained BMW Level II-certified mechanic with 35 years experience. Airhead expert, former Luftmiester Racing mechanic. amI trained. FREE creek side camping. Service rates 25% below Dealer.
Bill Gasque (843) 902-2434
By Appointment Only
Conway, SC We handle all the AirHeads and most OilHeads for all service related work, tire changer, line of BMW tools and two lifts. Some parts in stock. Pick-up service and storage available also. Have been working on BMW's as a hobby for over 25 years. Member of MOA Life Member, RA, AMA Life Member

"Bill Gasque of Conway SC is beyond professional. He diagnosed and serviced my K 1200 LT with a caring heart...not only for the bike but for the rider too! He is a gentleman. Has a very professional shop and one knows he truly cares. I will recommend him without regard."

"Bill has worked on both my 75 R60 and 99 K1200LT. He did a really excellent job on both vehicles. The R60 carbs were the best I've had in the last 20 years. I would highly recommend him."
Machinery & Design
Clanton Austell
(803) 808-2445
Hours approximately 10am to 6pm, Monday thru Saturday.
Please call ahead since our hours are sometimes irregular
351 Porsche Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
Our current shop was established in Feb, 2000. BMW dealer 1964-1987. Certified tech by BMWNA. Airhead and /2, R25,26,27 specialist. 40+yrs experience. All types of repairs. Machine shop and engineering services,etc. 185-285 watt 12 volt conversion systems for /2 & R27. 200 watt 12 volt system for R25 and R26 under development. New & used parts.
TrophyMoto LLC
Troy McAfee
1818 N.Plesantburg Dr(br)Greenville, SC 29609 20 Year shop exp. Certified Master tech by BMWNA
Tennessee A&D Motorcycles
Andy Hughes and Douglas Houghton
(615) 942-5495
208 Crutchfield Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210
"Doug and Andy work on anything. Doug's been a BMW dealership mechanic and knows his stuff. You will not find more meticulous mechanics and they are great guys to boot!"
  Ed Huey (865) 201-6655"
2413 Stock Creek Road
Knoxville, TN 37920
"I was stranded in Knoxville and this fellow came with a trailer to rescue my bike. He repaired it the next day and was reasonably priced. Ex-dealership mechanic with a stellar local reputation."
Texas Hank Arriazola
(830) 963-1203
201 N. Commerce St.
Dilley, TX
"I have another recommendation for an independent BMW repair shop. Hank Arriazola is a long time BMW tech with 17 years experience. He worked for RhineWest the BMW car and motorcycle independent shop in San Antonio, TX for a number of years. He specializes in oilheads and K bikes. He is now out on his own in South Texas in Dilley. I have used his services several times and would recommend him without reservation as a very thorough and competent tech."
Cuznbob's Motorcycles
Robert Aldrich
(512) 424-9146
10603 Metric Blvd. STE 106
Austin, TX 78758
Motorcyle repairs, scheduled maintenance, tire changes on or off bike, Dairyland & Foremost Powersports insurance, pre-purchase inspections, parts & accessories, apparel, etc.
Lovekraft Motorworks
Dominic Lovekraft
(817) 877-5900
816 S. Sylvania Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76111
"Dominic Lovekraft has bought Perry's Motorcycles and Sidecars here in Fort Worth. He has kept the two main techs that Perry had who were trained at BMW and by Perry. He knows side cars too."
Martindale Motorcycle Works
Mike Orloff
(512) 357-2842
632 NW River Road
Martindale, TX 78655
T-F 10:00am-6:00pm
Most Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm
Airheads parts and service.
Metric Motorcycles
Andy Marcer
(713) 334-8030
By appointment only
620 W 27th St
Houston, TX 77008
"He has a natural understanding of everything related to motorcycles, and he's one of the few independent mechanics I've found with all the proper diagnostic computers and equipment to properly interface with my 1000 RR. He also rides a 1200 GS himself."
MPH Cycles, Inc.
Mike Haven
(281) 647-6557
16510 Park Row
Houston, TX 77084
"...very good work at very fair prices on older K bikes, airheads, you name it. Their shop is full of K75's, K100's, and numerous airheads people have brought in for service, so I'm not the only one who has 'discovered' them. Mike Haven is a straight-up guy & a pleasure to do business with."
Zepplin Moto
Will Spoor, Master Mechanic
(832) 741-4737
Weekdays 9-5, by appointment only, calls preferred
Houston, TX Zepplin Moto has over 20+ years experience servicing and restoring vintage BMW's, Zundapp, and Moto Guzzi. We specalize in all pre WWII BMW's, 1939-1945 Military models, specifically R-75. All singles and twins post war untill 1985. We are always looking for talented vintage BMW mechanics.
Utah Bavarian Motorcycle Workshop
Ron Schmidt and Jay Haynes
(801) 359-1269
427 N. 300 W.
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Ron is certified by BMW as a Master Tech and Jay has all the normal BMW certifications. Ron has 33 years of BMW experience and Jay has 16 years. Carries a full line of BMW parts, plus all the popular tires, full line of apparel, helmets, Autocom, Remus, Works Shocks, and so on.
Rootsman Restorations
Steven Seftel
(801) 265-2444
By appointment, generally available 10am to 5pm
5226 South Commerce Drive, #4
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Owner operated shop established in 1994. Specializing in all European road bikes. Extensive experience and workshop tools for vintage, classic, and antique BMWs. From repairs and service to crankshaft-up restorations.
Vermont Nickwackett Garage
Lloyd "Bud" Provin, Jr
(802) 483-2460 Tues-Fri 9:30-5:30, Saturdays 9:30-4:00
4814 Rt 7 (north of town)
PO Box 562
Pittsford, VT 05763
Specializing in the repair and restoration of classic British & BMW Motorcycles. Bud also fabricates stainless steel brake lines for airheads.
Stanley (802) 254-8554 Brattleboro, VT "Is a terrific motorcycle connection - he can do anything and knows BMW as well as any other bikes."
Miracle Energy Systems
Stephen Miracle
(802) 223-3524
645 Barnes Rd.
Montpelier, VT
Stephen Miracle is an independent mechanic with 40 years experience offering repair and restoration service on vintage bikes including BMW air cooled twins.
Virginia Beemers Uber Alles
(571) 318-2472
9248 Mike Garcia Drive
Manassas VA 20109
"George Mangicaro left the dealership to open his own shop. He does great work and will install your parts, tires, oil at no extra charge."
Khanh Nguyen (Lap Nguyen's son)
(571) 294-2386 3025 Colvin Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Restoration, repair all BMW early or late models. World-wide shipping available for parts.
Virginia Motorrad
Anton Largiader
(434) 409-3767 1503 6th St. SE
Charlottesville, VA 22902
"A frequent contributor to the IBMWR tech list, Anton is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic."
Washington Brooks Motor Works
Kevin Brooks
(360) 413-5928
Email Contact Form
By Appointment
Olympia, WA Kevin Brooks runs a full-service shop for vintage and airhead beemers.
Motorcycle Classics
Chris Hughes
(509) 928-3261
Spokane, WA Airheads, K75, K100, K1100, and basic service on later models.
Vallantine Motor Works (206) 781-7945
Seattle, WA We specialize in BMWs and are highly trained to work on vintage through Waterboxer.
Wisconsin Boxer Rebellion
Norm Benedum
(608) 423-3419
W9423 Hwy C
Cambridge, WI 53523
Small business, local clients only.
Motor West, Inc.
Matthew Quirk
(414) 875-8787
3211 W. Senator Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53216
I have 15+ years experience working on airhead BMW's. We service and restore only 1955-1985 airheads. No K bikes, no oil heads. I personally love the 1970-1985 range for reliability, and faithful service.
The Shop Milwaukee
(414) 276-6686
2631 S. Greeley
Milwaukee, WI. 53207
We've been in business for over ten years specializing in the service, repair and restoration of vintage and classic Japanese and European makes.
Thoroughbred Cycles
Glen Bishop
(262) 642-7111
W3928 County Road A
Elkhorn, WI 53121
I've been working on motorcycles since 1966, and BMW's since 1971. Thoroughbred Cycles was a part time job in my garage, while I worked as an engineer for 19 years. I've been at it full time since 1996, with 90% of my work on BMW's. I work on 2 valve twins, K's, F650's, Moto Guzzis, early Ducati and STOCK English bikes.
Thunder Road Motorcycle Shop
Rick Barrett
(608) 794-2198
(608) 778-9834 cell
8821 First Street
Glen Haven, WI 53810
"Rick Barrett was most helpful getting my Beemer running again after the purchase in Beloit. He is a very knowledgeable and competent BMW mechanic. He has a trailer, tools and the willingness to drive and rescue a stranded biker any time of the day or night."