We can’t help but think that BMW’s upcoming “Boxer” concept is heavily inspired by a growing resurgence in classic bikes like this R 100. It’s an ethos tied to something much more organic than the perennial “Cafe Racer” fascination currently apexing in bike culture. It’s something rooted more closely to the “garage built” movement that seems to be swelling like a tidal wave — sweeping up classic Hondas, Triumphs and BMWs and turning them into race-inspired, superbly road-able machines. Not just shiny “rocker boy” monstrosities, but carefully crafted vintage bikes optimized for performance and style. It’s no wonder that vintage BMWs like the R 100 in this video have become extremely popular with these builders. I imagine that in the coming years, the term Cafe Racer will give way to something more accurate for these kinds of bikes. But in the meantime, enjoy.