Why is the custom scene saturated with vintage R-series BMWs? We reckon it’s because they’re reliable and affordable, and builders love the Lego-like construction.
The modern R 1200 GS is a rarity on the scene, though. It might be an icon of our times, but it’s also a big bike crammed with modern electronics and swathed in plastic.
So you can imagine our surprise when Benjie Flipprboi of BCR Designs told us he’d modded a GS for a friend. And when we saw the shots, we were stunned: This machine looks more like an alien life form than a motorcycle.
The client wanted a custom based on the Scrambler Ducati, but he’s 5’11” tall. The BCR team thought a bigger bike would be more suitable.…