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1981 BMW R100RT cafe racer by Bolt Motor Co.

Knockout: Bolt’s custom R100RT boxer

A new build from Spain’s Bolt Motor Co. is always a treat. The Valencia-based workshop has a history of high-end racecar preparation, and they like to eke out maximum performance from their two-wheeled builds as well. Shop owner Adrián Campos has a particular affinity for BMW airheads, and his latest creation is based on a…

A custom BMW R80G/S built with a R100 donor

R100XE: The BMW R80G/S evolution we deserve


The BMW R80G/S created a new genre of motorcycling when it first appeared, and is considered an icon today. The ‘GS’ designation is still a staple of BMW’s range, but it’s evolved a lot since 1980—both technologically and visually. By 1987, the R100GS already had a very different vibe to its predecessor, and the modern…