A colorful tribute to the king of 2-stroke ATVs

He Yamaha Banshee 350 (YFZ350) is probably one of the most legendary ATVs that have been developed in the last four decades. Maybe that’s why Robin, from Rind Performancedecided to pay his particular tribute to the well-known Japanese quad, giving life to this “Bangee”a spectacular preparation developed on the basis of a BMW R1200R LC of 2015.

And boy has he achieved it, because there is no detail in this BMW R1200R “Bangee” that has not been meticulously prepared. Initially, to achieve a truly unique image, but also to convey precisely that radical and characteristic essence that emanates from the YFZ350 from Yamaha.

When Bike Bound colleagues ask him about the main idea that finally led him to embark on this project, he comments: ““My goal was to copy the beautiful design of a Yamaha Banshee on a modern and powerful motorcycle like the R1200R.”

BMW R1200R “Bangee” by Rind Performance in detail

Robin’s initial venture was not at all simple. Managing to transmit that unrestricted philosophy that the legendary Banshee emitted when it was launched on the market in 1987, in a classic-cut naked, commanded by a huge boxer-type twin, was not going to be an easy task.

BMW R1200R "Bangee" by Rind Performance: A colorful tribute to the king of 2-stroke ATVs

Furthermore, this one has all those gadgets electronics and equipment with which it came equipped in 2015: heated grips, traction control, selectable driving modes and adjustable suspension.

That is to say, despite the modifications to its body, mainly, everything that makes it an excellent machine for daily use has remained unchanged. Among the most important modifications that this “Bangee”we can stand out:

BMW R1200R "Bangee" by Rind Performance: A colorful tribute to the king of 2-stroke ATVs

  • spoke rims
  • Black anodized suspension fork
  • Flat tracker handlebar
  • Magura brake/clutch lever
  • 3D Banshee front fairing adapted to the measurements of the set
  • Banshee tank adapted to the measurements of the set
  • Handcrafted air box
  • Handmade fuel tank
  • Handcrafted rear frame
  • Handcrafted license plate holder
  • 500 cc motocross silencer
  • Modified exhaust system
  • Modified fenders

After the preparation process, this “Bangee” It has lost a few kilos along the way and the driving position has been improved, making it an even more manageable and ergonomic motorcycle than what was already standard. That together with their 125 HP of power The result is a sublime machine designed to offer a magnificent riding experience.

BMW R1200R "Bangee" by Rind Performance: A colorful tribute to the king of 2-stroke ATVs

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