From Alaska To Australia: Ellaspede BMW R65LS

1y ago



Words: Hughan SearyPhotography: Rachael Baskerville

Sold new in Alaska the bike soon made its way to San Francisco and into the hands of Ross’ Uncle where it was soaking up the sun across the Golden Gate Bridge no doubt.

Ross’ dad had shown some interest in the bike, so in 1998 he purchased it from his brother and imported it to Australia. A few years of riding later and the family ties continued with Ross purchasing the bike from his dad. He enjoyed riding the bike in stock trim for a number of years before it was tucked away in 2012 when ‘kids and life’ started to takeover the available riding time.

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Comments (5)
  • I like the classic/simplistic look of this

    1 year ago
  • I'm not a bike rider or enthusiast, but that is a classy ride.

    1 year ago


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