BLOOM AND HIS LATEST BIKE: He's a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles and rides a number of them - including old classics. But this his latest... wow! Image: BMW Motorrad
LOS ANGELES, California - Everyone knows Orlando Bloom as a successful actor but not everyone knows about his passion for motorcycles.
As a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles, Orlando Bloom owns and rides a number of BMW models, including old classics.
For his latest custom-bike project he specifically chose the BMW S 1000 R.
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He asked his good friend, Michael "Woolie" Woolaway, head of the Deus Ex Machina custom shop in Venice, California, to work with him to bring his custom S 1000 R vision into reality.
The result of the co-operation is a stunning one-off, four-cylinder, machine.
The S 1000 R Custom and Orlando Bloom had their first test ride in the Malibu Hills while shooting "4CYL", a production by Arthur de Kersauson and Clement Beauvais in co-operation with BMW Motorrad.