/5 Service and Suppliers

Shops

Here's a list of companies and individuals who can help you keep your /5 BMW motorcycle running. Scroll down the page to see them all.


Bruce Davidson "Boxers By Bruce"
3620-4 Graves Blvd.
Pantego, TX 76013
(817) 265-8065 voice
(817) 275-5679 fax
boxerbruce@msn.com

Bruce is a longtime BMW tech who has set out on his own in Dallas-Ft. Worth. Very knowledgeable, and highly recommended.


Eurotech Motor Sports
1017 Willow Street, Chico, Calif.
(530) 345 7145.

Chris Canterbury has supported 5 United for many years. Very knowledgeable about /5s and you probably can't restore a /5 without him. Order parts online for all European bikes.


Brunos Machine and Repair
91. Arnold street, Kitchener, Ontario, N2H6C9, Canada
Phone 519 745 7824
E-mail: brunos@brunos.us

Brunos does a great job working on BMWs. Transmission rebuilds, cylinder head work, driveshafts, etc. Both /5 and newer.


WUMA Inc., "Fast by Guenther"
6891 W. U.S. Highway 150
Fredericksburg, IN, 47120
(812) 472-3739
email wuest@blueriver.net

Guenther Wuest is a BMW factory trained technician. He ran the impromptu technical sessions at Seneca Rocks, 1998 and 1999. He also led the restoration efforts on Larry Gillen's /5s. Hell of a nice guy and he does excellent work. He's the main man for transmissions. Word on the street is that he's a hell of a rider too!


Borella Motorcycle Paint & Restoration
714 Providence Pike
Danielson, CT 06239
Phone & Fax: 860-774-5535
Monday - Friday, 9-6. Saturday, 9-4

John Borella does complete mechanical and paint restoration work and has many satisfied customers.He's also a dealer for GIVI, Epco, Staintune, Remus, PIAA, Brembo, Scottoiler, Eurotech, Works Performance, Heated Grips and more. He's well respected and known for quality work.


MPH Cycles, Inc.
16510 Park Row
Houston, TX 77084
(281)647-6557 (281)579-8885 Fax (281)579-9035

Mike Haven left 5 United when his interest in motorcycles and running a business consumed him. A glutton for punishment, he opened a motorcycle shop in Houston. In addition to servicing /5s and other BMWs, he sells Moto-Guzzi and MuZ motorcycles. He also has NOS (new old stock) BMW parts. You'll like him.


Morton's BMW
9816 Courthouse Road
Spotsylvania, VA 22553
540-891-9844

Sells new and used BMWs, but has been a great supporter of BMW clubs. They donated a S100 bike detailing kit for Seneca Rocks, 1999.


Autobahn Craftworks
4111 Spring Grove Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45223
513-591-2629

Darwin Motors
212 Ritch Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Telephone: 415-284-9514
Fax: 415-284-9515
E-Mail: mail@darwinmotors.com
Tuesday thru Saturday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm PST

They carry new, used & NOS parts for BMW & Moto Guzzi. They don't sell new bikes, so they're happy to talk to parts customers instead of ignoring us when $$$ walks in the door.


Hansen's BMW/Triumph/Ducati/KTM
3598 So. Pacific Hwy
Medford, Oregon 97501
541-535-3342
e-mail: craig@hansensmc.com

Specialists in spline repair and used by many BMW specialists.


Iron Horse Motorcycles
3444 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 327-0773
520-327-3635 Fax

Highly recommended by an assortment of /5 riders.


Motor Works Inc.
1490 Island Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
619.233.8875 Fax: 619.233.4137

Highly recommended by an assortment of 5 United members and Airheads members.


RPM Cycles
1495 B. Palma Drive
Ventura, CA 93003-5741
(805) 644-7159

Walhalla Tech
Daniel T. Schardine
Marietta / Roswell, Georgia
(770) 517-0040
walhalla_tech@lycos.com

Mobile service. ASE Master Auto Tech. Apprenticed under /5 factory tech. Riding and wrenching /5's for nine years. Will work on more modern BMW's and other makes (cars also)


MotoEuropa
1220 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 355-0550

Carburetors

Bing Agency International
Box 1, 101 South Main, Belvidere, KS, 67015
(316) 862-5808

Get the catalog and the parts diagrams. Also repairs carburettors.

Fork and Frame Straightening

GTE Enterprises
Located in Northern California, the company works on all brands of motorcycles.

Seat reupholstery

Bill Mayer
Redding, Ca.
(530)246-7521

Highly recommended, reasonably priced, good guy too. Unfortunately, he passed away and his sons have reopened the business.


Sargent Cycle
44 E. First Street
Jacksonville, Fla.
(800) 749-7328

They know /5s and all other bikes. Ask for Bill McClean and tell him you found them on the /5 website. Bill is an old friend and one of two people who instigated my motorcycling problem.

Speedometer repairs

Terry Vrla Speedometer Repair
Terry's Contact Info
5 United member Terry Vrla repairs speedometers. His work is well regarded by other members.


Palo Alto Speedometer Repair
718 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, Ca., 94301
(650) 323 0243

Check out their website as they do some fun things with stodgy speedometers.


North Hollywood Speedometer & Clock Company
6111 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91606
(818) 761-5136

From this list thread: "...if you don't want to do it yourself, North Hollywood instrument repair does a great job. Turnaround time is real quick."


Powl's Speedometer and Auto Repair
2340 Dairy Road Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
(717) 898-2552

From this list thread: "I Just had two /5 speedo's repaired by Powls Speedometer, Lancaster Pa. contact/owner is Hai,and his ph.no.is 717 898-2552 Great shop to work with ."

Shocks and suspension

Progressive Suspension (suspension products)
11129 G Avenue, Hesperia, Ca., 92345

Works Performance Products (shock absorbers)
21045 Osborne St., Canoga Park, Ca., 91304
(818) 701-1010

Eurotech Motor Sports
Chico, California.

Sellers of Works shocks plus they're /5 specialists with an extensive searchable online catalog.


Rocky Point Cycle
2509 Linebaugh Road
Xenia, OH., 45385-9512
(937) 376-9792

We're hearing lots of good things about Hagon shocks from Rockypoint Cycle. Used for years on British motorcycles, now available for /5s. These shocks even have the shroud on them, so they look almost original. Close enough and the prices are very reasonable.

Tools

Cycle Works Inc.
4812 Goodland Park Road
Oregon WI, 53575
(608) 246-0404

Great selection of specialized tools for BMW repair. He's more prompt than you are. He also has instructional video tapes.

Painters, paint and refinishing

Borella Motorcycle Paint & Restoration
714 Providence Pike
Danielson, CT 06239
Phone & Fax: 860-774-5535
Monday - Friday, 9-6. Saturday, 9-4

John Borella does complete mechanical and paint restoration work and has many satisfied customers.He's also a dealer for GIVI, Epco, Staintune, Remus, PIAA, Brembo, Scottoiler, Eurotech, Works Performance, Heated Grips and more. He's well respected and known for quality work.


Holt BMW Ducati Inc
15530 US Highway 50
Athens, OH 45701-9306
(740)593-6690

The Wark Shop
Route 1, Box 292, Marietta, Ohio, 45750
(740) 374-4250