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BMW: Living Room Art

Living room artI've seen some interesting things as home decor, but this one surprised me.

The old BMW is a little dusty because my friend, the owner of the home, is renovating his kitchen. He needed some help, and I offered free labor as a carpenter.

My question about the motorcycle in the living room earned a short response: "It's art."  But then he educated me about the BMW company.

Here's what I learned.

  • The blue and white BMW logo represents a spinning propeller.
  • BMW manufactured some of the world's most sophisticated airplanes prior to WWII.
  • The post-WWII restrictions on Germany by the Allies included a prohibition to BMW's aircraft production.  They decided to build motorcycles and cars.
  • This particular motorcycle has no battery.  Like a small plane, it has a magneto to provide the spark for combustion.

You probably couldn't have made it through the day without knowing this, could you?  :)

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Comment balloon 19 commentsMike Jones • January 09 2009 06:46AM
BMW: Living Room Art
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