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This page is divided into several sections, as follows. Please help us keep this up to date, by sending additions and corrections to Tom Childers. We’re interested in listing establishments outside the USA, especially if they have a website with an English language option.

Also, check out the Motorcycle Yellow Pages, and links on the online dealers page; most dealers will sell mail order if you ask nicely.

The IBMWR isn’t connected with any of the organizations listed here, nor does it endorse them or their products or services. Any comments we include reflect informal comments from members on the list.

North American Parts and Supplies

Name and web site Address, Phone and email Notes
Ted Porter
5100 Scotts Valley Drive, Unit #100
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
831 438-1100
Service and Tech Inquiries:
Lots of stock and aftermarket parts. Ohlins, Ikon & Wilburs shocks, Techlusion, Dyna, etc. They no longer do full service, but you can ship them your carbs, transmission, heads etc. for expert work.
Bench Mark Works
Craig Vechorik
89 Earles Fork Road
Sturgis, MS 39769
601 325-2103
Stocks parts for all airheads prior to 1983. Specializes in BMWs 1950-1969. We give free technical advice over the phone. Ural sidecar dealer.
“One of the most experienced and knowledgeable folks in the USA (perhaps in the world) with pre-1970 beemers.”
Blue Moon Cycle 752 West Peachtree Street
Norcross, GA 30071
770 447-6945
770 447-5798 fax
Well-established shop with a great supply of parts for airheads (including /2’s) and other models
Bob’s BMW 10720 Guilford Road
Jessup, MD
800 269-2627
301 924-515
301 776-2338 fax
Email parts and accessories
Large independent shop with tons of parts, both new and used.
Cal Moto 2490 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
650 966-1183952 North Canyons Parkway
Livermore, CA 94551
925 583-3300
Tons of parts, upgrades, riding gear. Used to be California BMW, a shop that has been around since the 1970’s.
Capital Cycle Mostly mail-order   

45891 Woodland Road #115
Sterling, VA  20166
800 642-5100

Mail-order vendor with a large range of BMW parts, including Hepco-Becker, JAMA Laser Exhaust and Ikon shocks.
Cycle Works 217 Main Street
Sweet Springs, MO 65351
931 871-6740
Aftermarket BMW parts and tools. One of the oldest and most reliable sources around.
eBay parts   Don’t forget the obvious, used parts are available on eBay. This vendor in particular, PartsForADeal, seems to have a good selection of used parts for bikes from the mid-’90’s on.
Euro MotoElectrics 2505 W. 2nd Ave Unit 15
Denver, CO 80219
303 526-0901
Wide variety of electrical and maintenance parts, filters, etc. for all BMWs, especially airheads, including aftermarket upgrades
Garcia Moto 8821 Wadford Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616
919 834-5111
Was Scooterville BMW
Holt Design 9000 Cycle Lane
Athens, OH 45701 USA
740 593-6690
Great for paint and painting. BMW dealership closed in August 2018.
Hucky’s BMW
Hans Lowe
440 12th Street SW
Vero Beach, FL 32962
772 564-9589
Airheads part specialist, including R24/25/26/27/51. Lots of stuff for /2’s
Iron Horse BMW 3444 E. Grant Road
Tucson, AZ  85716
520 327-0773
520 327-3635 fax
Large, well-known dealer, around since the 1970’s
KATDASH Airhead Instrument Lighting Kat is designing replacement instrument circuit boards for all Airheads, available in late 2016. The new boards include LED lighting and new connectors to resolve some traditional weaknesses for the original parts.
Motoreflective This family business makes precision pre-cut safety Reflective Kits for BMW saddlebags, helmets, and other bikes. Owned by BMW folks.
Motorrad Elektrik 3347 Anchor Dr.
Southside, AL 35901
205 442-8886
Rick Jones is a very reliable source for BMW electrical part rebuilds and enhancements, like high-output alternators and improved starters.
Nickwackett Garage 4814 Rt 7
PO Box 562
Pittsford, VT 05763
802 483-2460
Bud Provin fabricates stainless steel brake lines for airheads, replacement valves and valve guides, and stocks the usual parts. His shop provides restoration and maintenance services.
Northwoods Airheads 2540 Upham St.
Madison, WI 53704
802 483-2460
This is a one man operation, specializing in tools, parts and opinions concerning BMW airheads made from 1969 to 1995.
“Good parts list at fair prices.”
Overseas Speedometer 100 Wallis Drive
Austin, TX 78746
512 329-8200
Instrument repair service, specializes in BMW motorcycles, German and Swedish cars. Works on speedometers, odometers, tachs and clocks.
Re-Psycle 240 West Columbus Street
Lithopolis OH 43136
614 837-1160
Large collection of new and used BMW parts. One of the best sources in the world.
Rocky Point Cycle
Bill Blake
9 Bonazzoli Ave, Suite 3
Hudson, MA 01749
978 212-5432
Airhead performance enhancements, Boyer digital ignition systems, Mikuni carb conversions, stainless steel parts, restoration services.
Roland’s Airhead Salvage Madison, NH
Used airhead parts, some K-bike parts
Rubber Chicken Racing Garage 1360 Colony Way
Yardley, PA 19067
215 321-7944 shop
215 206-9787 cell
215 321-7954 fax
Tom Cutter’s shop, where you can order most BMW parts and a good variety of aftermarket bits, especially for Airheads.
“Tom is one of the most experienced and knowledgable BMW mechanics in the world.”
San Jose BMW/CC Products 408 295-0205 High-performance boxer modifications, both parts and machine work.
ToasterTan Custom Top Braces Stephen Gaulin makes a variety of custom airhead parts, including top braces, replacement handlebar mounts, handlebar risers, and steering tube top nuts.
Stoner’s Beemer Stash
Larry Stonestree
39628 Avenida Miguel Oeste
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 813-1704
Well-established source of airhead parts
WW2 Vintage German Motorcycles mike@
Buying and selling WW2 Vintage German Motorcycles from the year 1930-1945.

European Parts and Supplies

Name and web site Phone Address and email Notes
Betor Spain Spanish company with an online catalog of parts, especially shocks and Bing carbs for BMWs
Boxer Design 49 (0)7351 / 82 96 40 Oilheads, F & G series and K bikes 1994 and newer
Braking Systems +39 – 0362 993300 Italy
Aftermarket rotors, calipers, etc.
E. Breindl Grope 0531/375737
0531/377763 fax
Querumer Strasse 26a
38104 Braunschweig, Germany
Heritage Stickers     Perhaps the best source in the world for replacement factory stickers for BMWs.
James Sherlock 01769 574 350
3 Horsepond Business Park
South Molton
Devon EX36 4EJ
United Kingdom
UK-based independent supplier of BMW parts.
Martin Kornhas 0721/592025
0721/592026 fax
Nordliche Uferstrasse 14
76189 Karlsruhe-Rheinhafen, Germany
Motorhuis Muyen   Steenstraat 17 7271 BN Borculo Holland  
Motorrad Stemler 02191/53067
02192/590349 fax
Garschager Heide 39
5630 Remscheid 11, Germany
S. Meyer 06733/8195 or 7281
06733/8134 fax
Bahnhofstrasse 22
67586 Hillesheim/Rheinhessen, Germany
Only R24 – R27 stuff.
Theofried Jeckel 06126/70864 Schutzenhausstrasse 11a
65510 Idstein, Germany
Uli’s Motorradladen 069/239319
069/233840 fax
Ulrich Seiwert
Gutleutstrasse 144
60327 Frankfurt, Germany
WK Verlag 05222 – 92750
05222 – 927550 fax
Lagesche Strasse 105
D-32108 Bad Salzsuflen, Germany
Books, manuals and parts lists.

Information on most European dealers was provided by Kees van der Heiden. He notes:

“Personally, I have had good experiences with Uli’s. They are not the cheapest, but they are “commercially correct” and they accept credit cards. Overall I can’t promise you a profit from ordering in Germany, because the dollar is weak and the transport costs are high. . . . . those dealers do exports on mail order base, although not all of them accept VISA. They are all /2 and maybe /5, /6 specialists, except Theofried Jeckel, with whom Sven-Eric from Sweden does all his business. Personally, I like Uli’s for their prompt service and great parts availability. It is said that Stemler even has more parts, but I had nothing (but) problems with their service.”

Australian Parts and Supplies

Name and web site Phone Address and email Notes
John Brisan Motorcycles (049) 969 4500 Hannel & Greenway Sts.
Newcastle NSW 2293
R Twin Works (027) 266 5335 or 06 354 6896 Palmerston North, New Zealand. Owner is Kane, Airhead parts and service, restoration, rebuilds, etc.
Tom Byrne Pty/Ltd (02) 9264 5157 34 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney NSW 2001

Motorcycle Shipping Services

A useful guide for shipping motorcycles can be seen here. Consumer Affairs is a reputable organization, and they do make money from these links, so caveat emptor!

Name and web site Address, Phone and email Notes
Federal (Cycle Shipping) 800 747-4100 x214  
Liberty Moving & Storage 800 640-4487 Cycle shipping — ask for Grace
Three Jokers Motorsport Shipping 208 689-3918 Truck stop-to-truck stop or door-to-door

Other Parts and Services

Name and web site Address, Phone and email Notes
Air Rider 888-232-9253
Communications and riding gear
Autocom Communicators
(U.S. Distributor is Top Gear Accesories)
P.O. Box 1477
Slingerlands NY. 12159
888 851-4327
518 449-8677
518 449 8876 fax
Barsnake 446 E. Laurel Drive
Salinas, CA 93906
877 437-3704
831 784-4402
831 757-5029 fax
Like a lounge lizard for a cycle
Battery Web 877-746-2288 Odyssey and Panasonic batteries; shipping is free (in the USA) or discounted (international) for IBMWR members. Go to their Motorcycle battery page, click on BMW, then click on the link for Club Members. Enter “ibmwr” as your club membership number.
Bing Carburetor Bing Agency International
P.O. Box 1
Belvidere, KS 67028
800 309-2464
Factory parts and instructions for all Bing carburetors.
Bosch 800 937-2672  
Britts and Beemers 14350 Hollow Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
208 697-1976
Todd Millican manufactures replacement wiring harnesses for airheads, including /2’s. He is also the Idaho Air Marshall for
Buns-EZ Cushion S&M Sales
3107 250th Street
Ainsworth, IA 52201
319 657-2577
Constructors Racing Group Mirrors   Nice bar-end mirrors in several configurations
Corbin 2360 Technology Parkway
Hollister, CA 95023
800 538-7035
Custom seats and backrests
Cycle By Cycle Carriers Sports racks and bicycle carriers for motorcycles
Dennis Kirk 955 South Field Avenue
Rush City, MN 55069
800 969-7501
Generic motorcycle clothing, helmets, parts and equipment, very little BMW-specific gear.
Direct Auto 800 611-6730 Online parts – especially odd light bulbs.
Ear Plugs for Motorcyclists +44 1473 603533 UK provider of ear plugs
Eastern Beaver   

May take a day or two to respond. Minimum order is $10

Headlight and lighting upgrades, relays, fuse boxes, all kinds of electrical supplies and tools. Reputable and high quality.
EBC Brakes   High-quality aftermarket rotors and pads
Electrical Connection 800 215-6168 All kinds of goodies, but especially waterproof BMW style switches.
EML Techniek Handelsweg 4
7161BV Neede
+31 545.292154
+31 545.292205 fax
EML sidecars
EZ-Touring 800 443-1443 Motorcycle covers
Frame Man 916 920-1010
916 927-9712
Straightens bent wheels and frames
Galls 800 477-7766 Reflective tape, safety gear, cop & EMS equipment
Givi Suite 101
805 Pressley Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
704 679-4123
704 679-4133 fax
Aftermarket luggage
Hannigan Fairings 112 S. Elm St.
Paris, AR 72855
800 324-7660
501 963-4603
Hannigan Sidecars 270 753-4256  
Helimot European Accessories 1141 Old Bayshore Highway
San Jose, CA 95112
408-271-3955 fax
Excellent leather suits, gloves, boots.
Helen Twowheels 1725 Wales Ave., Suite A
Indianapolis, IN 46218
800 397-7815
Great luggage and stuff
Helmet Camera Central   Source for all kinds of helmet camera equipment
Hepco – Becker   The home office in Germany
Howard Leight 800 327-1110 Industrial strength ear plugs
Ikon Shocks
+61 2 6040 9955
Based on the Koni shocks of yesteryear.
J.C. Whitney 312 431-6102
312 431-5625 fax
Krauser/Germany 01149-8233/7412-34
01149-8233/1057 fax
Marren Fuel Injection 91 Willenbrock Rd. Unit B2
Oxford, CT 06478
203 732-4565
Full service for fuel injection systems, replacement parts
Bill Mayer Saddles
(Owned & operated by Rocky Mayer)
108 Bryant St (rear)
Ojai, CA 93023
Well-established provider of high-quality custom touring seats. Bill started this business in the 1970’s , and it’s carried on with the same quality and service by his son.
Metzeler Tires 410 Eagleview Blvd. #106
Exton, PA 19341
610 524-2190
800 722-3336
610 524-2191 fax
MotoMachines 703-372-7241
Luggage, protection, riding gear, ergonomics — all kinds of accessories
Ohlins 608 758 1111 Suspension goodies. The link is to the factory; phone number is US distributor.
Parabellum 706 864-8051 Fairings and windscreens
PIAA Lights 15379 SW Millikan Way
Beaverton, OR 97006
503 643-7422
U.S. Distributor
Pichler Fairings    
Progressive Suspension 619 948-40122 Suspension
RB Racing 310 515-5720
BMW-specific turbocharger kits.
Red Line Synthetic Oil 800 624-7958
510 228-7576
510 370-7698 fax
Remus Exhausts (US) (Austrian) 510 595-8017
High quality stainless exhaust parts and mufflers
RKA Luggage 7694 Bell Rd (“In Back”)
Windsor, CA. 95492
707 836 7659
Great soft luggage products
Russell Cycle Products 4917 Shasta Dam Blvd.
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
800 432-9566
530 336-5323
530 336-1076 fax
Another great provider of custom saddles
RPM Cycles Ventura, CA
805 644-7159
Long-standing BMW shop with a good part assortment
Run-N-Lites PO Box 40
Tennent, NJ, 07763
732 786-9777
Well-established vendor for lighting upgrade kits, with a reputation for good quality. The web page requires the Adobe Flash Player, so you might need to call or email. You can see their products here
SAENG/TA Corp. POB 1246
Columbus, NE 68602
800 868-7464
Stealth edging & stuff
Sargent Cycle Products 800 749-7328 Seats & stuff
Staintune 800 782-4686 High quality stainless exhaust systems
Touratech US dealer/distributor Lockable oil  plugs & stuff
Ural America 800 832-2845  
Valentine Research 800 331-3030 Radar and laser detectors. That work.
Vibe Rider   Why we ride and smile…
West Coast Battery   Gel batteries in BMW sizes
Whitehorse Press 603 356-6633 Book specialty house; accessories and other stuff too.
Wiring Diagrams   Large 11×17″ full color laminated wiring diagrams for BMW bikes and many other vehicles.
Woody’s Wheel Works 2200 South Jason Street
Denver, CO 80223
303 936-0232
303 578-9599 Text or Send Photos
Woody has been practicing the art of the wheel since 1973. His approach to the process was forged by his experience in Marine Corps aviation, where excellence is the standard.
“They do incredible work.”
Works Performance 21045 Osborne Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304
818 701-1010
Suspension stuff
WUEDO US distributor Parts & accessories
ZTechnik/National Cycle 2200 S. Maywood Drive
Maywood, IL 60153
866 983.2465
708 343-0400
Windshields, accessory mounts, headlight and engine guards, etc. In business for over 80 years.

Helmets, Riding Gear and Clothes

Name and web site Phone Address and email Notes
Arai Helmets 800 704-1634 P.O. Box 9485
Daytona, FL 32120
AeroStich Riderwear and Riderwearhouse 800 222-1994
218 722-1927
218 720-3610 fax A fantastic source for Gore-Tex suits, jackets and pants, and LOTS of cool riding accessories and gadgets.
Bates Leather Shop 310 426-866 3700 Industry Ave. Lakewood, CA 90712  
Bell Helmets office 714 476-3150
service 714 570-4620  
Classic Motorcycle Jackets 503 788-1899 PO Box 82175
Portland, OR 97282
Competition Accessories 855 518-6681    
Fox Creek Leathers 800 766-4165 customerservice@

821 Fox Creek Rd
Independence, VA 24348
Lifetime guarantee
Gerbing’s Heated Clothing 800 646-5916
360 898-4223 fax
E 750 Dalby Road
Union, Washington 98592
GT Enterprises (530) 842-6511 Days or (530)459-5658 Eves and Weekends
7308 Frontier Dr., Montague, CA 96064
Frame, fork, & wheel straightening. Specializes in vintage stuff.
Krauser/Germany 01149-8233/7412-34
01149-8233/1057 fax
Langlitz Leathers 503 235-0359
503-235-0049 fax
  Used cow parts
MotoPort USA 800 777-6499 340 Rancheros Dr #184
San Marcos, CA 92069
Wide variety of motorcycle riding gear, made in the USA
New Enough Leathers 888 530-7351 405 Clovis Road #83
Shallowater, TX 79363
Good used stuff
Olympia Gloves 800 645-6124
914 347-4737
914 347-2029 fax
8 Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Revzilla 877 792-9455   Very competitively priced source for helmets, boots and riding gear, plus tires and other accessories. Video reviews are very useful.
Predator Motorcycle Helmets   155, Isaraphab. Rd.
Bankokyai, Wat Arun District
Bangkok 10600 Thailand
Great prices on Arai, Shoei and Kabuto helmets, custom predator painted helmets, also handgrips and mirrors
Shoei Helmets 714 692-8776
714 692-2815 fax
22605 E. La Palma Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 9268
Shuberth Helmets      
Syed Leathers 407 857-7933 11349 S Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, FL 32837  
Union Garage 718 594-7093 103 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
VERY nice replica BMW tool roll, jackets, gloves, boots, helmets…and some cool t-shirts
Vanson Leathers 508 678-2000 951 Broadway
Fall River, MA 02724
Z Custom Leathers 714 668-9200
714 668-9224 fax
2915 W. Warner Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Fastener Sources

Name and web site Phone Address and email Notes
Barnhill Bolt 800 472-3900
505 888-1559 fax,  
Gardner-Wescott Co.1 800 521-9805    
Hi-Strength Bolt Co. 206 622-6360
206 622-3057 fax
McMaster-Carr 908 329-3200    
Metric Screw & Tool Company 800-METRIC-1
9 Lake Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Extra large sizes
Seastrom Manufacturing 213 245-9121
213 246-6803 fax
Tacoma Screw Products 800 562-8192
253 572-3444
253 272-2719 fax

Associations and Services

Name and web site Phone Address and email Notes
Airheads Beemer Club     ABC is devoted to airhead BMWs, 1995 and older. There is a very active email list (you can join for free), and with annual dues, you get a monthly magazine and access to the full web site with lots of tech pages and links.
American Motorcyclist Association 800 262-5646
614 891-2425
  Perhaps the largest motorcycling organization in the USA
Motorcycle Safety Foundation   

For class info…

800 447-4700
714 727-3227
800 446-9227 Great organization, offering motorcycle rider’s training and safety classes. Strongly recommended.
National Handicap Motorcyclist Assoc. 718 353-3941 35-34 84th St. #F8
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Motorcycle Towing Services
Customer Service Number
800 225-1575
800 999-7064
1500 E. Tropicana #221
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Vintage BMW Motorcycles Owners, Ltd. 414 333-6987 (Central time)
414 456-9790 fax
Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners
P.O. Box 431
Clarksville, Ohio 45113-0431
Club for BMW owners of bikes at least 25 years old