Ton Up Tuesday: Steve Heath’s 1994 BMW R80RT

1994 BMW R80RT.

Multiple heart attacks and one-year-to-live proclamation from his doctor didn’t keep Steve Heath from completing his BMW scrambler, which he’s nicknamed ‘Soul’d Out’.When Heath, of Weymouth in southern England, began to suffer from serious heart complications at 40 years old, he gave up his career in classic car restoration and focused exclusively on his passion: motorcycles.

Even though more heart attacks set him back, Steve has beaten the doctor’s estimates and he’s still building (andriding).

“The finished article says it all and I am very happy with the way it turned out,” Heath said. “It’s exactly as the image that I had come into my head whilst lying on that hospital bed a few months ago.”

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