The BMW Interceptor you see pictured above and below is the result of a collaboration between our friends over at Radical Ducati and Max Boxer. With a surname like ‘Boxer’ it’d be absurd for Max to ride anything except a vintage BMW air-head, this is a sentiment he clearly shares, given the fact that he now owns one of the coolest BMW customs we’ve ever come across.
This particular build was inspired by the “Joe Bar Team” motorcycle comics from the 1990s, those of you familiar with the comics will remember the policeman Gege and his JBT Interceptor, which he used to chase the hapless Joe Bar Team motorcyclists around town. This cartoon motorcycle was the inspiration for this Radical Ducati custom and it’s so well put together that if actual police rode them, I’d be tempted to join the
Calling this bike a BMW isn’t entirely accurate as it includes parts from a Laverda (fuel tank), Ducati Monster 900 (rotors and brake pump), Suzuki GSX-R (clutch lever), Ducati Sport Classic (forks) and a Derbi GRP 50 (footlever support). These parts are coupled with an original BMW R80 ST and some bits from a BMW R100RS to create a rather unique looking BMW Interceptor that I’d be quite happy to park in my garage. Or living room.
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As with all of the bikes we see from Radical Ducati, this one has a parts list longer than I can reasonably include here. If you’d like to scroll through it you can click here, if you’d like to see some other builds from Radical Ducati you can check out the Ducati 900TT, the Pursang, the Cafe Veloce, the 1098 Racer, and this clever Ducati Monster Kit.