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Californian bravado, German cool: Untitled’s BMW R100

Californian bravado, German cool: Untitled’s BMW R100

A custom BMW R100 by Untitled Motorcycles—a mix of Californian bravado and German cool.
Unless you’re immersed in every corner of the custom world, you probably associate Untitled Motorcycles with one bike: the amazing Hyper Scrambler Ducati, built in San Francisco. Our article triggered a media frenzy that culminated in an appearance on Jay Leno’s Garage.

But the mark of a good shop is the ability to turn a worn-out older bike into a thing of beauty. And that’s what designer Hugo Eccles has done with ‘Kalifornia,’ Untitled’s latest build. Based on a 1983 BMW R100, it’s a fabulous mix of Californian bravado and German cool.

A custom BMW R100 by Untitled Motorcycles—a mix of Californian bravado and German cool.
The engine, stripped and vapor-blasted to its natural aluminum, now breathes through a pair of Dell’Orto PHM-38 carbs—as used on the R90S—with custom stainless steel manifolds and one-of-a-kind aluminum airbox tubes.…

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