A custom motorcycle shop from Austria by the name of Vagabund used the classic R-series BMW motorcycles as their blank canvases in order to create their two-wheeled artwork. Their V10 bike started its life as a BMW R100R from 1993, before the Austrian experts and bike lovers turned it into a cafe racer that sports a vintage look while offering modern performance.
They first stripped the bike down to the frame, after which thy rebuilt every component, from the engine to the forks. The black forks are coated in powder, and they have been shortened by nearly three inches, for a more road-hugging stance.
Moving on, the 3D printed rear located over the new subframe adds a modern, contemporary look and feel. It is not easy t achieve both a retro and a current design, but the guys at Vagabund have managed to take the best things from both of these worlds, and give us the 100% street legal v10 BMW R100R.
Vagabund V10 BMW R100R 1993 Specifications and Details
Exhaust system on this bike is a modified R100R presilencer coated in black ceramic, with SuperTrapp silencer. The bike has a R80RT fuel tank with a milled Vagabund emblem, and a moto gadget moto scope mini speedo with a handlebar mount.
The rear frame is completely new, while the LSL handlebar is shortened. It is also equipped with a Grimeca brake master cylinder and a Domino clutch-lever. Vagabund used 3D printing technology on this bike, mostly with the rear end with integrated ShinYo stripe LED rear and brake light, and the 3D printed switch housing.
The front turn signals are motogadget m-blaze disc, while the license plate holder is handmade with integrated motogadget m-blaze pin turn signals. Tires on the bike are Michelin Pilot Activ, and the engine comes serviced.