• Oct 16, 2007

Klaus Beutler, the owner and builder of the attention-getting bike you see above, describes his custom BMW R1100GS as futuristic and aggressive. We suppose that those two adjectives are as good as any because in all honesty, we are at a loss for words when it comes to describing this one-of-a-kind bike. Pretty much all of the custom touches that went into this bike are on the surface; the mechanical bits remain mostly stock. In fact, the only modifications to the running gear are a cut-down stock exhaust system, open air filters and smaller-diameter wheels and tires from the newer K1200S. This project was apparently started after the bike was involved in a small accident. The radical design is intentionally (and eye-catchingly) over-the-top so that passers-by stop and take notice. Beutler owns a body shop and painting business in Germany and the bike is intended to bring in business... and we bet it's successful. No matter what your opinion of the end result, you must surely recognize the amount of work that went into it and that it was executed well.

As a parting note -- take a look at that seat. Ouch! Is it just us or does that particular proboscis look like an operating utensil straight out of an alien abductee's worst nightmare? NURSE!!!

[Source: Web Bike World]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      awesome, makes me want to design my own motorcycle
      • 7 Years Ago
      wow.

      That is weird.

      Makes the R1200S HP2 seem kinda tame, looks wise.

      I am not so much a fan of bikes with such a truncated tail design, this being extreme.

      plus a big ball of weight high and forward looks odd as well. a nicely drawn line from nose to tail on a bike is much nicer.

      the suspension does look pretty cool, though.
      • 7 Years Ago
      You'd be surprised how comfortable that motorcycle "might" be. I've ridden road bikes (cycling) with full carbon, no padding saddles before that weren't bad at all because they were shaped well. And believe me a 16 lb. road bike does not absorb the road very well.

      A hard seat may also be more comfortable when leaning far forward and taking some of the weight off the crotch. Of course, that "blade" coming at your backside does look a bit scary!
      • 7 Years Ago
      Looks really cool until you see the picture of the guy riding it. It looks like he's riding a moped...
      • 7 Years Ago
      awesome