A custom BMW R100 by Untitled Motorcycles—a mix of Californian bravado and German cool.

Californian bravado, German cool: Untitled’s BMW R100

Unless you’re immersed in every corner of the custom world, you probably associate Untitled Motorcycles with one bike: the amazing Hyper Scrambler Ducati, built in San Francisco. Our article triggered a media frenzy that culminated in an appearance on Jay Leno’s Garage. But the mark of a good shop is the ability to turn a…

Custom BMW R100 motorcycle by NCT

Black Beauty: NCT’s wild custom BMW R100


There’s a time for building practical, sensible bikes—and there’s a time for hanging loose. Like when you’re working on a shop bike, with no client or brief in sight. You’re looking at National Custom Tech‘s latest in-house project—a BMW R100 RT dubbed Black Stallion #28. Like any good showpiece, it’s loaded with tasty upgrades—and a…

Salvage Job: A BMW R100 RS rescued by Maria Motorcycles

Salvage Job: Maria Motorcycles rescues a BMW R100 RS

Most custom motorcycles start out stock—blank canvases for builders to splash their ideas onto. And if they’re old, a little restoration work usually comes first. But this 1980-model BMW R100 RS was in need of complete salvation when it landed on Maria Motorcycles‘ workbench. Before they could turn it into the handsome machine you see…