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The 80s are back: Luka Cimolini’s BMW R100 RS

The 80s are back: Luka Cimolini’s BMW R100 RS

Luka Cimolini's BMW R100 'Reise Custom'
The BMW R100 RS made waves when it first launched. Sports tourers were a new concept, and the RS topped the charts with its wind tunnel-tested fairing.

These days, you’re more likely find an RS fairing in a plastic bin than on the streets. While it had a contemporary—almost futuristic—look back in the day, it’s the first thing that most builders rip off their old boxers.

Luka Cimolini's BMW R100 'Reise Custom'
Unless they’re Luka Cimolini—a graphic designer who knows just how to massage the RS fairing into something more appealing. This is his second R100 ‘RC’ (‘Reise Custom’) build, and it’s even more intriguing than the first.

“Designing and building customs is my hobby, a way of spending free time,” Luka tells us. “I have a small oil-stained garage in Slovenia, where I make one custom per year.”

Luka Cimolini's BMW R100 'Reise Custom'
“Spending time in a garage, away from the computer, is a must nowadays.…

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