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Speed Read, May 7, 2023

Variety is the spice of life, so we’ve rounded up four custom motorcycles from four different countries, all built using vastly different donor bikes. We kick off with a tastefully fettled Triumph Bobber, then move onto a classy BMW R80, before wrapping up with a zippy Honda CM200T scrambler and a sharp Ducati 1098 café…

Custom BMW R100 enduro bike by Ben Norton

The R100X: A BMW boxer enduro bike from an F1 engineer

There’s something special about taking a classic motorcycle, and transforming it to the point that it’s fit for an entirely different purpose than it what was originally created for. It’s the difference between customization and re-engineering; modern materials and processes augment vintage style, and every last nut and bolt is carefully considered. And that’s exactly…

BMW R80ST restomod by Renard Motorcycles

Factory Finish: A BMW R80ST built from OEM parts


We’ve featured some wild customs over the years, and truth be told, we’ve come to expect the unexpected. In the last year alone, we’ve seen car engines shoehorned into motorcycle chassis, electric choppers masquerading as air-cooled V-twins, and even scooters converted into proper off-road machines. So when this sleek little 1983 BMW R80ST came our…