“Do you prefer the build or the ride?” It was a question for Brandon that I had assumed might come with a shaky answer. Motorcycles have, in many ways, defined themselves as a quintessential part of the American Dream, along side classic pickup trucks, Coca-Cola, and denim jeans.
For many of us, cars are as much a part of who we are as the blood that flows through our veins. Over time, that love for cars often culminates with the affinity for one car in particular: our favorite car. Our favorites often fall into one of two categories – classics, or machines built to push the limits of automotive engineering. Sometimes it’s both, and on occasion, it’s neither.
For most die-hard BMW guys, the Dinan name is synonymous with some of the coolest, turbocharged shark-nosed four-round-healight-having Bavarian rockets of the ’80s, period. For an even broader audience, however, the very same name is synonymous with over-priced aftermarket BMW parts, upsold solely because of a name and badge.
We know there’s a good chance a lot of you didn’t read yesterday’s article, as there were no slammed cars and no stance to be found. Unfortunately for those of you who were disappointed, you’ll have to be patient with us; today’s article will be no different. Today, we’re sharing our take on the annual SoCal Vintage BMW show, which for you, means plenty of immaculate classic BMW content. Tired of BMWs yet? I would hope not.