Is this the year of the BMW K100? We reckon so. The earlier R-series boxers have held the limelight for long enough—and let’s face it, any R donor you find now either comes at a premium, or has already been hacked.
So if you’re looking for a classic Beemer, choose a K. You’ll get a unique, reliable engine—and some of the most awkward looks to come out of the 80s. Perfect for customization!
LA-based Mike Flores is a fan. “I picked the K100 because I loved the design of the engine, the squareness and the sharp angles,” he says. “I wanted to make it into a bike that still honored the aspects of the original design that I liked the most.”