The photo above shows Apple founder Steve Jobs riding a 1966 R60/2 BMW motorcycle sans helmet, with the wind flowing freely through his hair. The photo was taken for National Geographic Magazine in 1982, two years before the first Apple Inc. Macintosh was introduced.
BMW R60 and R60/2 are 600 cc motorcycles that were manufactured by BMW in Munich, Germany between 1956 and 1969. Most of these motorcycles were designed sidecar-ready and their standard color was black with white strips, as on the photo with Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs, the founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., died Yesterday October 5, 2011. Watch Steve Jobs’ most famous speech—his 2005 Stanford Commencement Address when he “urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks.”