The BMW’s sleek, new profile is captivating, while an acrylic panel is incorporated into the tank in front of a pop-up gas cap. the boxer’s original tank and seat are gone, replaced by a bespoke monocoque unit.
We "the austrian garage" have also given ‘the whale’ a couple of hidden moves. Tugging on a hidden cable releases the tail-end of the bike’s body with an OEM-style seat latch. It can be lifted up effortlessly with a bespoke aluminum hinge, powered by a gas shock.
Lifting the tail reveals a rugged, hand-sewn leather valet tray by werkdorf that features a stormproof lighter, a leatherman and a matching card wallet. We replaced the ‘R100R’s’ heavy battery with a svelte lithium-ion unit, then modified the airbox, and ignition coil to house it.