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September 30, 4:37 AM
Written by Ian Lee.
There are few people amongst us who haven’t looked at the European bikes of 60s & 70s and thought: “those guys really knew how to build bikes”.
September 28, 1:33 PM
The Kawasaki KZ200 Cafe Racer is not your average tea and crumpet machine.
September 25, 5:21 PM
Christian from ExesoR Motorcycles is one of those quietly talented custom bike builders who spends months at a time hammering a way in a shed, before rolling out a motorcycle so beautiful it stops even seasoned motorcycle critics in their tracks.
September 25, 12:40 PM
If you were given the opportunity to customise a brand new bike with the support of a major motorcycle manufacturer what would you do?
September 22, 4:39 AM
I’ve always loved Buell’s streetfighter models for their combative stance and no-nonsense ergonomics. In stock form they’re bare-bones, purpose built machines—devoid of any superfluous add-ons and powered by 1203cc of Milwaukee muscle.
September 22, 4:36 AM
When it comes to modern production bikes, it’d be hard to deny that Ducati have put some serious runs on the eye candy scoreboard.
September 18, 9:32 AM
The Kawasaki W650 is a motorcycle that quickly earned itself a place amongst the modern breed of retro motorcycles with 21st-century engineering – a genre that has consistently out-performed manufacturer’s expectations since it began in the late...
September 16, 4:31 AM
As someone who swims neck-deep in bikes every day, it’s all too easy to think that nothing great ever happens in the custom scene unless the people involved are in a similar state of bike-a-holic dependence.
September 16, 4:24 AM
The custom world is dominated by studiously cool and monochrome bikes, so this bright and breezy little Ducati café is a welcome splash of color.
September 11, 6:41 PM
The next instalment of Yamaha's awesome 'Yardbuilt' series of custom motorcycles using models from their current range is here! This time they've collaborated with Japanese born, Brooklyn based builder Keinosuke Sasaki and his workshop Keino Cycles.
September 10, 12:08 PM
This time Ed Turner introduces his R65 "head turner" and tells the full story of the two different stages of the build, commissioned by Benoit, the lucky owner of this beauty..
September 1, 8:42 AM
R80 Blue Runner by Dragoni Moto - Rome, Italy
September 1, 8:41 AM
Buell X1 Lightning classic cafe racer by the "Mechanical Taylor shop" in Bergamo (Italy)
September 29, 11:16 AM
When someone describes a bike as a clean build you usually expect it to be something pretty special and I can tell you this is one of the cleanest I've seen.
September 25, 5:30 PM
The world’s most prestigious motorcycle calendar is back on sale.
September 25, 12:40 PM
True style, as the saying goes, never goes out of fashion. And if there’s anyone who knows about style and fashion, it’s the French.
September 25, 12:39 PM
The Benelli Mojave is an endangered species. In the 1960s, it was virtually disposable, and sold by a chain of department stores. But today it’s prized by the motorcycling equivalent of big game hunters.
September 22, 4:38 AM
1992 Triumph Daytona 1000 (four)
September 22, 4:35 AM
A 1983 Yamaha XJ900 steampunk. from Milan by Brisko Garage, with a sad and beautiful story behind
September 18, 9:31 AM
The completely reingeneered CB500 by Kinetic Motorcycles - USA
September 16, 4:25 AM
Venturing into the left field is risky business for any builder. Go too far, and you could end up with a garish and impractical machine. But ride the line between quirky and classy just right, and you’ll have a hit on your hands.
September 11, 6:49 PM
Is there any remaining doubt that Rough Crafts is one of the world’s top custom Harley builders? On the evidence of this new Dyna, I don’t think so. ‘Urban Cavalry’ is not your typical Harley build. For starters, it’s an official commission—a gift to the… Read more »
September 10, 12:09 PM
Now here’s a blast from the past. Suzuki Europe has jumped on the custom bandwagon and released images of a very tidy Bandit 1250, nicknamed ‘FatMile’. And one of the names behind the project is none other than Hans A.
September 4, 5:37 AM
Barn Luck is a relatively new custom motorcycle garage that specialises in finding old motorcycles in sheds, garages, barns and sheds – then rebuilding them into higher-performing motorcycles than they were when they originally left the factory.
September 1, 8:42 AM
Kawa W650 "Vintage racer" by FCR Original - France