FOR SOME PEOPLE, building a minimalist motorcycle simply means stripping off as much stuff as possible. And practicality be damned. But there’s a higher path: one that uses complex solutions to achieve maximum simplicity, without sacrificing an iota of functionality.
That’s the philosophy behind Vagabund Moto’s latest project: a super-sano BMW R100R with a smörgåsbord of hidden niceties. Hailing from Graz, Austria, designer Paul Brauchart and mechanical engineer Philipp Rabl have only been operating as Vagabund for two years—but they’ve already grabbed the attention of the custom world.
The commission for the Beemer came from a client who’d seen their R80 ‘V05‘, and wanted the same thing. “I was sure that we’d be able to build something outstanding,” says Paul, “so I proposed sketching something really different.”
“After the first sketch he was in love, and we started planning. He was totally trusting in us and gave us no guidelines.”
Paul and Philip sourced a suitable donor—a 1993 BMW R100R—and began stripping it down. As Vagabund’s seventh build, the official project designation was ‘Vagabund V07,’ but the guys have taken to calling it ‘The Whale.’ It doesn’t look that big to us, so we’re guessing the name refers to the flowing aluminum bodywork.Read More...
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