In 2014, Jaime Fenwick founded R.O.A. motorcycles, with the desire to follow in the footsteps of original, eponymously named R.O.A. founder Rafael Onieva Ariza\u2014Fenwick\u2019s grandfather. Ariza had started the company in Spain in the 1950s, travelling around Europe to find classic motorcycles to make into personal projects, not only refurbishing them but also making them unique bikes borne out of his own visionary skill.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nLike grandfather, like grandson as a slight twist on the old saying goes, Fenwick had always watched his grandfather work and rebuilt motorcycles as a hobby, when he wasn\u2019t studying architecture or industrial design. Yet when he refurbished his grandfather\u2019s company a few years ago, he decided to turn his hobby into a career and apply his studies to the craft and some would argue art of making old motorcycles entirely new.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe results have been nothing short of spectacular, with revived bikes that range from Suzuki DR650 dirt bikes to a bulky Triumph Bonneville\u2019s to sporty BMW R1200C\u2019s to even a Vespa Iris 200. But one of the most notable has been the reinterpretation of the BMW R80, which is a mix of classic, caf\u00e9 racer and scrambler style. The navy blue fuel tank and suede seat of exemplify the time, care and craftsmanship put into this bike, just as Fenwick puts into every bike.\r\n\r\nJust like his grandfather would.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.