1988 BMW R80RT ‘V08’ By Vagbund Moto

Apr 12, 2018

Category: Rides

For most folks, one custom motorcycle is about all they need (or can afford). But, for one of Vagabund Moto’s more well-to-do customers, it’s gotten to the point where they’re ordering bikes based on changes in the weather. Or at least that’s the case with the shop’s newest build: a 1988 BMW R80RT they’ve named ‘V08.’

Built to be a minimalist daily driver for warmer days, this summer brat has been pared down to just the essentials, without sacrificing on slick styling. It’s long list of swapped out parts and upgrades include a slimmer R75/5 fuel tank, shortened handlebars, tucked away wiring, a modified R100R exhaust unit, and 3D-printed controls. All told, this gorgeous bike is a perfect example of the concept of “less is more” and encompasses just how much attention to the smallest of details can benefit the overall beauty of a 2-wheeler.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

Win Her Heart With A Lab-Grown Diamond Engagement Ring From Clean Origin

Ethically-sourced settings that go big on value without breaking the bank.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

This Lightweight & Thin G-SHOCK Watch Is Still As Rugged & Capable As Ever

The thinnest in the series, it's marked by a slim module and carbon core guard structure.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

Mletzko Rolls Out A 911 Restomod With A Fully-Bespoke Ultra-Luxe Interior

A carbon fiber-laden Porsche with a custom Öhlins-developed suspension setup.

Posted By

Jul 30, 2021

Featured Image

Prodrive & BRX Unleash An Upgraded Callum-Designed ’22 Dakar Rally Racer

With more suspension travel, wider bodywork, and bigger wheels, tires, & brakes.

Posted By

Jul 30, 2021

Featured Image

Chase The Horizon In Land Rover’s 4×4 Kitted Trophy Edition Defender SUV

Upgrades include a roof rack, undercarriage protection, an integrated air compressor, and more.

Posted By

Jul 29, 2021

Featured Image

The 20 Best Electric Cars You Can Buy

The finest electron-powered rides currently available on showroom floors.

Posted By

Jul 29, 2021