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Speed Read, August 22 2021

We’ve found something for everyone this week in our travels around the web. We’ve got an XT600 from the Netherlands, a Honda 599 from Bulgaria, and a revitalized Vespa from Chicago. Plus a stunning BMW finished in Porsche’s classic Olive paint, from Roughchild of Los Angeles. Enjoy.

BMW R75/5 by Roughchild

RSWB: A Granada Red Toaster Tank BMW by Roughchild

There aren’t many new ways left to customize classic R-series BMWs, and that means it’s harder to make them stand out. You either need to build something wild or, like Roughchild Motorcycles of Los Angeles, keep it simple… and extremely tasteful. Founded by Robert Sabel, the Roughchild team works exclusively on BMWs—and has been doing…