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January 21, 11:19 AM

Ducati 900 SS Imola

Source: silodrome.com
The Ducati 900SS Imola is the larger-capacity descendant of the now legendary 750GT-based Ducatis that shocked the world to take a 1-2 finish at the Imola 200 in 1972.
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January 21, 11:18 AM

OEM Lightning MK1

Source: thebikeshed.cc
2014 was a pivotal year for Alec and Rafe of Old Empire Motorcycles. After well and truly finding their feet and carving a unique niche within the custom world it was the turn of the mainstream and peripheral scenes to sit up and take notice.
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January 21, 11:17 AM

Pata Negra: Speed Merchant’s Black Pig

As custom Harleys go, we like ours lean and sporty. This street tracker from Speed Merchant hits the spot perfectly.
Based in California, Speed Merchant produces bolt-on bits for select Triumph and Harley-Davidson models.
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January 21, 11:16 AM

Dapper Rat XS750 Cafe Racer

Shaft driven motorcycles have been around since the early 1900's, but Yamaha's shaft driven debut didn't come until the late seventies.
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January 21, 11:15 AM

Paint It Black: CB 750 x Corpses from Hell

Done right, hand-drawn illustrations on custom motorcycles can be seriously cool. And Maxwell Paternoster (AKA Corpses from Hell) sure knows how to do it right.
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January 20, 5:57 AM

Top 5 BMW R Nine T customs

BMW came out swinging when they released the R nineT. Even before the bike went on sale, it was farmed out to some of the world’s top custom builders: a clear indication of BMW’s new-found love for the custom scene.
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January 20, 5:56 AM

JvB-moto Ducati Pantah | Bike EXIF

It’s always fascinating to see the personal rides of well-known custom motorcycle builders. Rough Crafts’ Winston Yeh, for example, rides a tiny PGO 125cc scooter.
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January 20, 5:55 AM

K100 by Cafe Twin

News from Cafe Twin - Rome: another nice K100 is riding on the street of the city
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January 20, 5:54 AM

The Yamaha Virago specialist

There is no doubt about it. The Virago specialist is Greg Hageman from Iowa. This is one of his awesome creations, based on a 1995 XV750.
Non possono esserci dubbi al riguardo.
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January 20, 5:52 AM

BMW R nineT by Revival Cycles

Source: silodrome.com
BMW Motorrad released the R nineT in 2014, the bike had been specifically designed to tap into the exceedingly popular cafe racer market – a genre that’s exploded since the mid-2000s and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.
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December 22, 2014 2:46 PM

The Crimson Brat

At Smyth Innovations, in Ontario - Canada, they wanted to build their second custom motorcycle using mostly stock Honda parts to give the bike the look as if it could have been produced in 1977.
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December 22, 2014 2:37 PM

Sartorie Meccaniche Tuono

Source: thebikeshed.cc
When Hollywood cognoscenti and the social elite want some dapper new threads, they may well head to one of the many Milanese tailors; generations old in the ways of sartorial nip and tuck.
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December 22, 2014 10:46 AM

Ad Hoc Ducati 750ss Adroca

Source: thebikeshed.cc
Passion manifests itself in many forms and for some the depth varies.
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December 22, 2014 10:45 AM

New York cafe: 1979 Moto Guzzi LeMans

If you live in New York and love vintage European machinery, we have a name for you: Peter Boggia. He’s the man behind Moto Borgotaro, a Brooklyn-based shop that handles everything from regular maintenance to full restorations and café racer builds.
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December 22, 2014 10:45 AM

Harley-Davidson XRTT

Source: silodrome.com
The Harley-Davidson XRTT is almost certainly the most beautiful motorcycle ever to roll out of the Milwaukee factory of the venerable American motorcycle marque.
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December 19, 2014 5:25 AM

‘79 Kawasaki KZ650 – Alex Veaone

Estonia. No, we didn’t know where it was either. As luck has it, the country is essentially Finland’s southern cousin which should help you figure out how the hell you’d ride there if the mood ever took you.
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December 19, 2014 5:25 AM

Honda CB750 by Raccia Motorcycles

Source: silodrome.com
Ryan Reynolds is an actor who unknowingly cost me a Scandinavian girlfriend.
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December 19, 2014 5:24 AM

Stealthy: Renard’s custom Harley 1200

Unless you’ve been living under a lump of naturally occurring solid aggregate, you’ll know that scramblers are all the rage right now. And by ‘scramblers’ we loosely mean bikes with a go-anywhere attitude, upright ergonomics and retro-cool looks.
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December 19, 2014 5:24 AM

That ’70s Show: new Bonneville, vintage style

Most builders rhapsodize about their bikes, scattering superlatives like autumn leaves on a country road. Kev Taggart describes his Triumph Bonneville T100 as “Small, squat, and tough as old boots.”
Kev can afford to be blunt.
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December 16, 2014 5:31 AM

The Urban Tracker Honda CBR250R

This sweet little bastard is a 2013 Honda CBR250R
modern classic built in Jakarta, Indonesia by Studio Motor

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December 15, 2014 3:33 AM

Back To The Future: custom Honda Nighthawk

Some custom shops like to breathe new life into old motorcycles. Others put a vintage spin on modern machinery.
Tito and Jose of Spain’s Macco Motors have gone for the vintage approach with this CB750, and it works a treat.
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December 15, 2014 3:33 AM

Le French Atelier Suzuki GSX-R 750

Suzuki's GSX-R has been tearing up race tracks and suburban streets since the mid-eighties. It was the first motorcycle to be considered a "racebike that could be ridden on the road" and was the first bike to use an aluminium box frame construction.
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December 15, 2014 3:32 AM

Harley-Davidson RR350

Source: silodrome.com
The Harley-Davidson RR350 is the enlarged version of the RR250, a motorcycle built from the ground up by the Italians that was essentially a Harley-Davidson in name only (Harley took a majority stake in the Italian manufacturer in 1974).
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