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Pier City Cycles Pure Muscle R9T Build

Dec 5, 2019

Pier City Cycles Pure Muscle R9T Build

“Squat, bulky and ready for a ruck, rugged…that kinda look!”. When a build meeting starts with those sentiments, you know it’s going to go in an interesting direction. 
Changing the Exhaust on your BMW R nine T (2014-20 Models)

Jul 22, 2019

Changing the Exhaust on your BMW R nine T (2014-20 Models)

Few modifications get riders as excited as an exhaust upgrade. We might have differing reasons for looking to change the original pipes - louder, more power, new aesthetic, weight saving - but I'm sure most would agree that fitting a new exhaust to their R9T is one of the most emotive of all the mods we can carry out. We thought we'd run through a few things you might want to consider if you're looking at putting your pipes under the knife. 
BMW R9T Torque Settings

Jul 22, 2019

BMW R9T Torque Settings

We wouldn't approach a job on a BMW R nine T without a torque wrench and the correct torque settings. BMW are very specific when it comes to completing work with the correct tools to get their fittings tight enough, and there are certain parts that can get damaged if they are over-tightened. Here, you'll find a list of all of the BMW torque settings we usually work-to on the BMW R9T.
Cafe Racer Days BMW R nine T

May 23, 2019

Cafe Racer Days BMW R nine T

Chris came to us with a simple brief - source an R9T Roadster and build a stunning cafe racer - and after a few quick chats we found ourselves looking more and more at true classic cafe racers and race bikes from the 50's and 60's for inspiration. We set our sights on designing a bike we could imagine ourselves taking to the Isle of Man TT and giving Geoff Duke, John Surtees or Mike Hailwood a run for their money (maybe!). 
Pier City Custom YouTube Channel

Feb 11, 2019

Pier City Custom YouTube Channel

We created a little space on the internet where we could waffle about our builds, our parts, others parts, custom bikes and whatever else pops into our heads whilst standing in our garage in front of a camera.
Our Top Performance Mods For The BMW R nineT

Sep 1, 2018

Our Top Performance Mods For The BMW R nineT

In this blog we thought we would highlight a few of our preferred performance mods. This list is by no means exhaustive but it features some feedback and information on parts that we have tried and tested by riding or fitting them ourselves. It also explains a few of those phrases you may have heard people talking about but didn't really get the full meaning of.

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