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  • Flying J Customs CB550;

    This bike started out as a non-running 1976 CB550K with a lot of missing parts. After getting it running it was built it into this. Here is a list of the parts used: Handmade Aluminum Tank Matching aluminum Seat Aluminum SR fairing from Japan 18" Alloy Excel Wheels Stainless Steel Spokes ...

  • Millepercento Scighera;

    A new Millepercento store in Milan Italy announces the launch of a handmade naked bike based on a Moto Guzzi. It is an original and refined machine and it's called Scighera, the local name for the early morning fog in Brianza. The dominant colors of the Scighera are black and aluminum and the fr...

  • Bol D'or Triumph Triton Phoenix;

    Dave Young of Bol D'or Motorcycles in Pulborough West Sussex UK has spent two years creating a one-off custom Triton, built with 95% of the parts as new from four different bikes. The heart of the bike is the engine from a late model Meridian 750 Bonneville with the left-hand shift. It has been ...

  • New Ariel Ace;

    Ariel Motor Company announce the launch of the latest addition to the Ariel family – the Ariel Ace motorcycle. The Ace represents the first new motorcycle from Ariel for over 50 years and builds on a history that began in 1870 making revolutionary bicycles and patenting the spoked wheel. More rec...

  • RSD Custom Indian Track Chief;

    RSD (Roland Sands Design) built this bike for one of the owners of the last iteration of Indian before they sold to Polaris. He'd owned a few custom bikes and had a lot of problems with them. For this bike reliability was a top concern so they took a lot of care in making sure it retained stockis...

  • BCR Triumph Thruxton Steampunk Racer;

    Benjie's Cafe Racers built this project on a 2008 Triumph Thruxton with only 6,000 miles. The frame, motor and suspension geometry are stock, but the bike has a bare polished brushed aluminum finish with jet black highlights. Starting from the front, the stock front end was changed to the USD fo...

  • Ural MIR;

    Ural introduced their Limited Edition MIR in honor of the joint Russian-American space mission 20 years ago when the Shuttle-Mir began an era of unprecedented cooperation and explorations. No wonder we felt a little nostalgic about that spirit of friendship and bridging the differences. MIR come...

  • Mr Martini's Nine T;

    The Italian company Mr Martini are well know in the custom bike world for their marvelous creations using Triumphs as the base bikes they like to customize. This time however, they have taken BMW's Nine T and customized it using their own unique style. On their Nine T they have tidied up the loo...

  • Moto Morini 350cc Cafe Build;

    Back in November 2013 I purchased a Moto Morini 350cc K2 vintage 1984. I had been looking out for one for 3 or 4 months, following quite a lot of mentions last year in the classic press. I also had seen that Sammy Miller was using a 1974 3-1/2 Sport model to get to his bike museum in New Milton n...

  • HTM Moto Griso 1230;

    HTM in Germany can custom build anything you want on a based Moto Guzzi of your choice, and here is an example of one of their builds that evolved on a Moto Guzzi Griso. With the Moto Guzzi Griso as the donor bike they have built a fun bike for the racetrack. The conversion kit is also available...

  • Energica Ego 45;

    The Energica brand is the brainchild of the CRP Group, a name you might not be familiar with, unless you’re a Formula 1 racing team, or a top Italian Supercar company, or a NASA R&D scientist. CRP has been supplying the world’s most high performance automotive builders with engineering, 3D pr...

  • JvBs Ducati 750 sport;

    The aim with this special was to build a usable, really fast, unrestored everyday machine. It´s not a design concept aiming for a final visual perfection, it´s a work in progress: ride, modify, repeat. A hard ridden, tuned classic with some “illegal street racing”- style. The base for the low bu...

  • Project Nurb BMW;

    What would be the result if a leading custom motorcycle specialist was to design and build a unique one-off motorcycle powered by the in-line six-cylinder engine from BMW Motorrad’s sublime K1600 GT touring motorcycle? And what if that specialist happened to be Fred Krugger, a Belgian who, in ten...

  • Ryca Sportster Cafe Racer Kit;

    Transform the American legend into a modern custom cafe racer. Build your own custom motorcycle with a Sportster Cafe Racer Kit. The bolt-on parts are made in the USA and designed specifically for Harley Sportsters. Since no welding or fabrication is required, the project can be completed with b...

  • La Sal Del Diablo Triumph;

    La Sal del Diablo is a heavily modified special, built around a 1969 matching numbers Triumph T120R Bonneville. No expense was spared in the restoration process so everything has been updated or renovated. Rides like a mean devil so it looks. The bike can be ridden with the racing ESMC nose cone ...

  • LaveRau Laverda by Custom Wolf;

    It is the goal of Wolfgang Bätz of Custom Wolf in Laaber Germany to give a motorcycle an independent design or to create an entirely new motorcycle. His goal is not about following any trends, but to create bikes with their own and timeless lines. His combination of trade and design consistently...

  • Norton Café Racer by CNW;

    #038′s Story – The Norton Café Motorcycle Colorado Norton Works, based in Dolores, Colorado specialize in custom building classic Norton motorcycles. One of their builds in their #038 Café Racer and this is Matt Rambow's account of how the build progressed. The Café started out as a thought as ...

  • Made in Metal Triton;

    The Triton is a Classic British cafe racer that uses a TRIumph engine and a NorTON frame. The usual configuration is to use a Triumph Twin engine but in this case the triple engine from a Triumph T150 was used in the build by British experts workshop “Made in Metal “in Staffordshire, England. Th...

  • Speed Triple Cafe Racer by Garnier Motorcycles;

    Garnier Motorcycles have modified a 1995 T300 Speed Triple. This French custom workshop have managed to modernize the looks of this classic bike. The front remains original including the forks, brakes, wheels, triple trees and master cylinder level but the fender was customized and it is now sma...

  • Kawasaki W8 Spirit - Spirit of the 70s;

    Kev Taggart and Tim Rogers, mates who share an obsession for motorcycles and formed Spirit of the Seventies to create classic, stylish custom bikes, with decent performance, for others who share their philosophy. To help other riders create their "forever" bikes and to fill their motorcycle void....

  • Mac Motorcycles Thumpers;

    Mark Wells & Ian Wride at Xenophya Design met while working in the North East of England. This gave them the chance to indulge their respective obsessions with motorcycles and a collaboration was born. They took this, wrote the design brief and started 'Mac Motorcycles'. The Brief: Simple...

  • Boor Customs - Beast;

    The concept and design of this 1980 Honda CB750KZ is by Csongor Farkas and Krisztián Varga of Boor Customs in Hungary, and they named their creation "Beast". Amused by the style of classical English motorcycles and inspired by the age of Cafe Racer, Boor Customs decided to build custom motorcycl...

  • The Revolver by Carpy's Cafe Racers;

    Carpy's Cafe Racers are located in Aneheim Southern California, where Steve "Carpy" Carpenter creates cafe racer motorcycles, as well as offering parts and apparel. His builds are all based on 750 Hondas and "The Revolver" build started out as an old beaten up 1976 Honda that was abandoned in his...

  • Iron Lung by ICON 1000;

    The motorcycle apparel manufacturer ICON are totally committed to motorcycles and even work in collaboration with builders to create their own custom bikes. The team are called ICON 1000 and their 'about us' page says "One thousand is the empirical number that forms the boundary between boy and m...

  • Vyrus 984 C3 2V;

    Vyrus is a craftsman workshop established in 1985 in Romagna, the Italian Motorvalley, where 80% of the motorcycle brands have made the 2-wheeled world history. The original purpose of the Atelier (workshop) was customizing “one-off” specials, Ascanio Rodorigo, the founder, later converted it int...

  • RSD KTM 690 Cafe Moto;

    Legendary bike builder Roland Sands had been itching to do another KTM build so was pretty happy when he got the opportunity to build this project. "Lightweight road racers are our favorite thing to build" he says. "We helped to introduce this genre with the 450 Super Single project years ago, an...

  • Laverda SF 750 Scout by Kruz Co.;

    The Kruze Company in Brussels was born from the encounter between two motorcycle lovers, each of them trying their hand at their passion, assembling and dismantling machines in secret, in the back of their garage. Thanks to the support of their friends and relatives, they decided to live from the...

  • Smokin' BMW R9T Elegant Bastard;

    This BMW R nineT build is the creation of Maarteen Timmer and Rob Van Der Heijden of Smokin' Motorcycles: The "Elegant Bastard" The Elegant Bastard BMW R NineT is a rough gentlemans ride; elegant and refined but unpolished and loud on the other hand. The comfortable ride with a feel of heritage ...

  • Speedtractor T61 Catalina Special;

    In 2012 these guys made motorcycles for their friends. 2013 saw the launch of Speedtractor in Tokyo at which time they started to build bikes commercially. The say "Our motorcycles are never the fastest and rarely the latest but will always leave you wearing the biggest grin". They were haunted ...

  • Borile B500 Ricki;

    This very limited edition scrambler model is completely handmade by Umberto Borile in Italy. It features the Borile spec GM engine (a motor originally developed for Speedway racing), a classic Norton 4-speed gearbox and a dry clutch driven by a toothed belt. The power is entrusted to a classic ca...

  • Honda CBX750 Cafe Racer by Kerkus;

    The bike started its life as a traffic police patrol bike, its a very common sight to see them in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where Kerkus Cycles are based. The traffic police use them everyday to control the traffic, to escort people and chase bad guys. People call them “Kuda Putih (White Horse)” and...

  • Dapper Rat Yamaha XS750;

    The 1978 Yamaha XS750 came into Matt Schindler's shop, Dapper Rat, with about 55,000 miles on it. With so many miles, a teardown and inspection was warranted. They tore down the engine and found that everything inside looked good, except the cylinders were slightly out of tolerance. This is to be...

  • The 750 Dreamliner from Woolie's;

    Commanding Woolie’s Workshop at The Emporium of Postmodern Activities is Deus Ex Machina’s US Motorcycle Design Director, Michael “Woolie” Woolaway. A natural born gear head, the Hawaiian born, California raised builder has been taking things apart and putting them back together ever since he can...

  • Wrenchmonkees Harley Davidson 883 Sportster;

    This bike features a standard engine, with standard carburation, which has been uprated with a 1200cc kit, larger valves, and the cylinder head has been ported, it produces 73hp on the rear wheel. The air filter is from Joker Machine, the exhaust is from Supertrapp and the bike is fitted with a b...

  • CRD Honda CB900 Bol d'or;

    The main idea of Pedro Garcia, founder of Cafe Racer Dreams CRD, is to rehabilitate and transform motorcycles; ultimately, to create bikes with an air of retro and different than what is usually seen on the roads. Their bikes are mainly based on Triumph Bonnevilles and BMW boxers but this build i...

  • RSD Ameri-Tracker;

    This machine is vintage Flat Track workhorse meets modern race inspired detailing. The bike shows off a stable of RSD parts and how they can be used to create a highly functional dirty version of a Harley Davidson Sportster for use on both the street, and the local hooligan short track event. Fr...

  • Kevin's CX650 Cafe Racer;

    There are a lot of exciting custom bikes being built by amateur builders and this Honda CX650 cafe racer is a perfect example of the incredible work that can be done by a dedicated enthusiast. Kevin Murphy is based in Ocala FL and I met him when he came to a UniqueBike360 event to have his bike p...

  • Paton S1;

    Paton Moto started producing racing bikes in 1958 by founders Guiseppe Pattoni and Lino Tonti after a pact in 1957 when some of the top Italian bike manufacturers decided to quit racing. The name of the company came from the first three letters of their last names and their first racer was ridden...

  • Bluebird by Farley & Ace;

    Farley & Ace Inc. specialize in supplying bike parts and custom bike builds, they are based in Pittston PA. The Bluebird is their Chassis project using a Bonneville 790 motor as a base, the Bluebird has a trellis style frame built of Reynolds 631 motorcycle tubing. The front end is salvaged ...

  • The 97 K1200 BELL KAFF (KAgusta);

    RomeStant Engineering and Design, home of the SpecialK series of finely crafted custom BMW K bikes. Every SpecialK begins with an inspired vision and is fed by passion. No detail is overlooked. No creative opportunity is left unexplored. The possibilities are endless. An ongoing dialog with each ...

  • Ray's GL650 Cafe Racer;

    Ray Palatek is a passionate motorcyclist and he has been riding since the age of 17, and is now 63 years old. Coincidentally he has owned 63 motorcycles so far, 44 of those have been purchased brand new. At the age of 32, he started Road Racing at 9 different tracks around the Midwest; the Midwes...

  • AN-BU's B-05 K;

    AN-BU Custom Motors are based in Nagoya Japan and custom build both cars and bikes. They have a large portfolio of bikes they have created and they use many of the parts they sell in their parts shop in their construction. This bike, dubbed the B-05 K, is based on the humble Yamaha GX400SP and i...

  • Analog's Indian Scout/Continental Scout;

    Analog motorcycles started officially in the summer of 2009, however the idea had been there for years before that. Tony Prust, founder of Analog Motorcycles, has been riding and customizing motorcycles for over 15 years. This is his latest creation and it is based on a 1949 Indian Scout that was...

  • Maria Riding Company's The Italian Sniper;

    The Maria Riding Company is based in Lisbon Portugal and have been building custom bikes since 2012. Modern looking bikes like the Ducati SS750 aren´t what they usually deal with, so starting this project wasn't easy. However, besides enjoying a challenge, the idea of stripping this down into a y...

  • Carpy's Tenacious Ton Machine;

    This bike is called the Tenacious Ton Machine and is Carpy's favorite ride that he has created so far. He says, "it took many moons to come to an agreement in my own mind as to how I wanted the bike to look and boy was it a mean looking machine. I pretty much got it how I wanted". The engine is ...

  • Sbrannetti's Miscela Ribelle;

    Sbrannetti is an Italian custom bike company and was born from the dream workshops of five friends with a shared passion for motorcycles. The starting bike for this Miscela Ribelle project was a 1999 Kawasaki W650. They changed the looks by replacing the old tank and seat with new ones – leather...

  • Ed Turner's Silver Raven;

    Ed. Turner Motorcycles in France can build, restore or fabricate any motorcycle you want. Their project builds have so far been on Hondas and BMWs and each motorcycle design is inspired by the good ol’ 70s & 80s, and the culture of the American V8. Their BMW R65 project V1 was so well receive...

  • The Tarantulas' The Natural;

    The Tarantulas is a bike building business made up of a few friends in NE Portland USA who are into the building and riding of Cafe (or any) Motorcycles. The Natural is one of their projects based on a 1976 CB750F SS. This bike was a couple years in the making, off and on. It started as an aband...

  • OEM Bulldog;

    Old Empire Motorcycles (OEM), based in Norfolk UK, founding was born through an absolute and enduring passion for everything two wheeled and The House Of Assembly (HOA) is where they pay daily homage to the gods of speed and fuel. Its the place where they meet, greet, drill, weld, cut, grind, tur...

  • Skrunkwerks BSA custom B33;

    Skrunkwerks a less than subtle rip-off of skunk works - the official alias of the Lockheed Martin Advanced Development Projects team. The derivations skrunk and skrunk works were coined by Colin Will who owned, restored, skrunked and sometimes raced an endless series of desirable motorcycles. At...

  • BMW NineT Bodywork by Valtoron;

    Valtoron of Madrid Spain was formed in1985 by the Delgado Bros, Pablo & Carlos Delgado. They have a unique way of working and their process makes them very different in the custom bike world. What they do is create their bikes as if they were sculptures. They make the bike's body parts with ...

  • Motobene MB1/03;

    Motobene is a one-man custom bike building business based in Switzerland. It is owned and operated by Andreas Fraefel who has a long time interest in motorcycles since he was 14 years old. He was taken 'under the wing' by prestigious two-wheeled enthusiasts who trained him as a mechanic who speci...

  • Shaw Speed Sportster Custom XLST3;

    Shaw Speed & Custom, based near Lewes, East Sussex in the UK, was created in 2009 and after many years of customising Harley-Davidsons, the company decided that the way forward was to take the customisation process and their experience to another level. The XLST3 was the third motorcycle to ...

  • Kott Motorcycles Exec 550;

    The frame was modified in order to receive a 1976 750 SS fuel tank. The seat is a signature Kott hand built tail piece fabricated from round bar and sheet steel to pair well with the fuel tank. The modified frame was stripped to raw steel and powder coated with a gloss clear. The result was a gol...

  • Reverb Motorcycles' Lucille;

    “With Lucille, I set out to turn a mediocre but sound CB750 into an extraordinary motorcycle – to take 1977 back to 1959, and then forward again to 2014.” says Mark Alder of Reverb Motorcycles "Aesthetically I wanted Lucille to imitate the café racers of the late 50s, so I commissioned a replica ...

  • Shibuya Garage's Triumph T100;

    Shibuya Garage from Sao Paolo, Brazil create some awesome bikes and Teydi Deguchi, the owner, also has an accessory and parts store. This build is based on a Triumph Bonneville T100 and is an interesting mix of old and new style features. It is set in an interesting background too, always good t...

  • REV'IT Double Dare;

    In just four months in late 2014/early 2015, a KTM 950 Super Enduro was found, stripped, and reassembled a dozen or more times to create an immediately recognizable, one-off motorcycle, built to mimic the current REV'IT! design philosophy. “Over the years, our products’ complexities have increas...

  • Kott Motorcycles Naked speed 750;

    Dustin Kott says "It is not often that I am afforded the opportunity to build a motorcycle for myself. As much as I promote and endorse my clients participation in the conception of their own machine, it is refreshing to execute on ideas that can lay dormant in your minds eye. Ideas can flourish ...

  • Macco Motors, The Hustler;

    A passion for motorcycles led Tito and Hose to start Macco Motors in late 2011 in Spain. Besides the competition, they say they are always interested in, and are greatly attracted by, the aesthetics of classic bikes, good taste and refinement of brands like Triumph, Ducati and BMW among others. I...

  • Nomade Cycles Tiger 855;

    Normade Cycles are based in Soto del Real, Madrid, Spain, and a look at their website shows an impressive stable of custom bikes they have made. The Tiger is their latest work and it is based on a sturdy Triumph Tiger 885 with an unburstable triple engine that was used in a number of Triumph mode...

  • BMW K100 "The Hornet";

    Amateur builder Paul Hutchinson, from Melbourne, Australia saw a K100 custom bike project on BikeExif that inspired him. After seeing this he embarked on his first build that was to become the "The Hornet", this was the name of the metal flake orange color he chose for the bike. He found the 198...

  • Carpy's The Tracy Special;

    The Tracy Special was a motorcycle Carpy created for fun, and to use all the parts he had laying about in his garage at home, and she turned out to be a really cool little bike. He wanted something right out of the custom scene of the 70′s this time and there it was, an old Tracy body that he pic...

  • Maria Riding's El Carmen;

    This project was based on one of the most common motorcycles out there, the Triumph Bonneville. It ́s a bike from 2005 and it ́s one of several Bonnies that they have produced until today. Their goal with this one was very different from the usual projects based on Bonnies. They wanted to see how...

  • The Vibrazioni Scrambler, The SC-Rumble;

    One of the unique bikes we saw at the Bike Shed event in Tobacco Dock London is a collaboration between Ducati and Pirelli. This Special is an example of a successful synergy, which has involved the new Ducati Scrambler. All versions of the new Bologna twin are equipped with Pirelli MT RS 60 tire...

  • CRD BMW R69 S;

    The main idea of Pedro Garcia, founder of Cafe Racer Dreams CRD, is to rehabilitate and transform motorcycles; ultimately, to create bikes with an air of retro and different than what is usually seen on the roads. Their bikes are mainly based on Triumph Bonnevilles and BMW boxers and this build i...

  • Country Gent by Clockwork;

    Clockwork Motorcycles are based in Montreal Canada and have been in existence since 2011. They not only build custom motorcycles but sell some apparel too. They promote themselves with their mission statement below. Born from a desire to return to a more basic, simple way of living. Where things...

  • RSD Project 156;

    Project 156 is live. It’s been a tremendous effort from many people to get this Victory racing machine ready for its first test session on the mountain. As RSD waits for the snow to melt and the road to clear from Pikes Peak they’ve taken what they’ve learned from testing to tweak the things they...

  • 'One' by GP Design 'Only for You';

    GP Design Workshops in Torino, Italy is run by two brothers, Luca and Fabio Pozzato, who grew up around their family dealership where they learned their skills in working aluminum, welding tanks, sewing fine saddles and creating unique bikes. As GP Design Workshops, they approach their builds in...

  • Shaw Speed 1200 Cross Sportster;

    This bike was inspired by McQueen's 1964 Triumph TR6 ISDT Motorcycle, and his 1971 Husqvarna 400 Cross and a fusion of the two is where he wanted his bike to be, number 278 being SM's race number. The project evolved from low key Sportster off road influenced bike with a major focus on the Honda...

  • Cafe Ducati from Vietnam;

    With a special love for the traditional Ducati, biker guy Nguyen Nam has changed the Monster 1000 into a Cafe Racer with a style of his own. Nguyen Hoang Nam has had his passion for custom bikes since he was in high school. He says, "no one here has dared to 'break' a Ducati to customize into a ...

  • Analog Motorcycles - “Super Scrambler”;

    Analog motorcycles builds are plentiful and this latest one based on a 1975 Ducati GT 860 is a lovely take on the popular scrambler theme, now made even more fashionable by Ducati's new scrambler models. Analog have done a great job making an old model Ducati come to life in a new guise and explo...

  • Ducati Tracker, Earle Motors;

    Alex Earle of Earle Motors was wondering what to do with his now aging Monster, he decided to build a taller, more bad·ass bike utilizing the nice italian v·twin and a classic flat tracker proportion. Horizontal profile, tall, narrow wheels (19' track only tires) flush number plate and high bars,...

  • Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues - Gold Wing;

    Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues directly translates to "On the hats of wheels" and I am not sure I know if that is a good translation or not, but it sounds interesting. This bike building company from Brittany, France was started by Manu and Yann. Manu trained as a mechanic specializing on Hondas and Y...

  • TurboTim's CX650 Turbo Cafe Racer;

    I am TurboTim and I built this Café Racer bike as a project for Unique Bike. It is based on scrap parts from a Honda CX650 Turbo combined with the front end of an old Kawasaki ZZR.The original Honda CX650 Turbo was a design project for Honda in the early 1980’s. (see picture of the original CXT65...

  • Mule Bonneville, So Britt;

    Richard Pollock is the sole owner of Mule Motorcycles. He is a one-man operation. Going back to 1969, his interest in motorcycles became serious and he purchased his first real bike, a CL72 (250 Honda Scrambler). Two years later, he bought a used CZ and began racing motocross. He was unable to le...

  • Shinya Kimura Yard Built ‘Faster Son’;

    Yamaha’s first collaboration with legendary bike builder Shinya Kimura has resulted in the stunning ‘Faster Son’, a true testament to the Japanese manufacturers bike building philosophy. “’Faster Sons’ is our strong belief in our bike development today,” commented Yamaha Motor Europe Product Man...

  • DCC Thruxton, Herm’s Ride;

    When Herm sat down at the drawing board to build his daily rider the first and foremost feature he required was ease of use and reliability. Given the amount of miles he clocks in a week heading from Dime City HQ to home, the coffee shop and the kids soccer games he wanted something that was at t...

  • XJR1300 Yard-Built 2015;

    Yamaha dealers from all over Europe were invited to take part in Yamaha's Yard Built competition and this XJR1300 was one of the entrants from Motorrad Klein. This bike features custom made triple clamps (only one piece!) by BKG, designed by Klein, with milled Yamaha Yard-Built Logo, then blaste...

  • Gregg's Customs, Hellion;

    I have always had a love-hate relationship with Streetfighters as the extreme ones have an exaggerated tail up look that doesn't sit well with my eye for a good design. However, this bike from Gregg's Customs presses all the right buttons for me and looks amazing. Gregg DesJardins grew up on 2 w...

  • Old Empire's Osprey;

    Old Empire Motorcycles in the UK specialise in the design and creation of handmade custom motorcycles, parts & attire. Their founding is based upon the desire to push styling boundaries whilst refining the concept to build process behind creating completely unique custom motorcycles, clothing...

  • P51 Combat Fighter;

    Confederate Motorcycles are producing a new motorcycle for the well-heeled biker. Like its hugely successful predecessor, the G2 P51 Combat Fighter is inspired by the 1960’s rebel, anti-hero and the stripped, raw, chopper he rode. This second-generation Combat Fighter rides on their brand new CX4...

  • Moto Studio, Goldmember 2;

    Moto-Studio in Miami Florida was founded by Bruce McQuiston and is the culmination of his lifelong obsession with all things mechanical. His desire to build a bike for himself naturally morphed into building bikes for friends and customers. The company gained momentum when Bruce met Ryan Arends a...

  • White Collar Bike – ‘Bhaskara’;

    Ram Ram Januar from Bandung, Indonesia, built this bike in his spare time, and although not a professional builder his ‘Bhaskara’ Triumph Twin Cafê Racer would rival the work of any Pro'. It would appear that the only part that this bike shares with other Triumphs is the engine. Ram Ram has fabr...

  • Carpy's KC Special 750;

    This 1974 CB750 came to Carpy in boxes and needed a total ground-up assembly, and he wanted the bike silver and black, so this was the way she turned out. He rebuilt the front end and machined the fork lowers, then polished them to a chrome finish. The gas tank got the hammered and smooth knee i...

  • The D-Side, La Motocarrozzetta;

    D-Side is the third son of Yard Built’s project, born in collaboration with Yamaha. It’s an idea that came up by chance, after seeing a motorcycle with a sidecar at a show in Madrid, and after feeling the invincible need to have a 3-wheeled Deus. From the idea to reality, the path was short, and...

  • Maria Riding, Julijana;

    Julijana is a 2004 Bonneville. This custom scrambler built by Maria Riding was a project for a client, that was inspired by another build of theirs called “Juliette”. Their client wanted a dirt version of this Bonnie, but well dressed with all the best parts and with an extreme look. The bike wa...

  • FreeSpirits, XR1200 Boss 88;

    FreeSpirits are a custom bike parts company based in Italy who specialize in Harley Davidson, Buell and Triumph parts and accessories. The also build bikes to showcase their parts and kits and here is their Harley Davidson XR1200 Boss 88 ForksThe unusual forks, risen from an old dream at FreeSpi...

  • Bunker Bonneville Cafe Racer;

    Bunker Custom Motorcycles wanted to squeeze as much performance as they could into the Triumph Bonneville T100 2014. The form and posture of the bike naturally followed with a much leaner stance, and finished it all off with a custom bluish navy gray paintjob. A free flow Predator exhaust from B...

  • UCCs BMW R100RT for Jenny;

    Unique Custom Cycles built this bike for Jenny Jurnelius who works together with them shooting all their bikes and taking care of their website. She had been without a bike a few years but got a renewed interest last year when UCC was visiting Glemseck101 for the first time, in connection with th...

  • Ton-up's Crane Scrambler;

    The Crane project was a chance for Ton-up Garage of Portugal to once again build a bike with off-road references. The goal on this bike was to build a bike that has an aggressive off-road aesthetic look but has the perfect handling on the road. It was meant to be used on country and mountain road...

  • Sure Shot's XLH1000 Street Fighter;

    This cool looking Harley comes from a company of car and bike builders in Japan called Sure Shot and the creator of this bike is Takuya Aikawa. In my eyes it is an interesting fusion of a flat tracker and a street fighter, although they claim it to be a street fighter. It has some interesting fea...

  • Ducati GT1000 Cafe Racer by TTRNO;

    The Transport Revolution from New Orleans obtained a used and neglected Ducati GT1000 and their aim was to bring this classic motorcycle back to its former glory, and then some. Originally, the Ducati GT1000 was manufactured between 2007 – 2010 and is one of the most recent sport classic motorcyc...

  • Legends Series, Tracker Classic;

    Inspired by the heroes of the dirt oval, the Tracker Classic is a purpose-built flat tracker. Taking the input of legendary street tracker builder Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles, the bike features the Mule 7/8″ Tracker Bars, the Mule Tri-Oil Cooler Kit and the Mule Swingarm Spacers, products...

  • Mr. Martini BRD 900;

    This BRD (which stands for British Racing Dream) was born from an idea that came to Nicholas, aka Mr. Martini, while searching in an old drawer where he found an English sports car brochure in which he saw vehicles in the British Racing Green livery. He resurrected the 1990's three-cylinder Briti...

  • Carbonesque by SRC;

    Side Rock Cycles was founded in the UK by Pete Hodson who has been in the motorcycle and Automotive trade since the mid '70s. With a road racing background to a national level and various club championships to his name, plus years of competition Enduro and trials experience, Pete knows how a bike...

  • Numbnut's XJR1300 Botafogo-N;

    The Dutch builders, Numbnut Motorcycles', first Yard Built project is a visceral racing machine with road friendly manners, a fitting tribute indeed to the XJR1300. Inspired by a one-off 1917 Fiat racing car, the 'Botafogo Special', the bike is an impressive custom machine built using a mix of in...

  • Slippery Sam Replica;

    This Trident is an exact replica of Triumph's most famous race bike, Slippery Sam, which won five consecutive Isle of Man Production TT races from 1971 - 1975. By exact, we mean exact, even more correct than the bike that sits in the National Motorcycle Museum in England. Commissioned by a Quail ...

  • Rodsmith's Honda CX500;

    Rodsmith Handmade Customs & Rods hot rods and motorcycles have been tearing up the roads of North America and around the globe for the past 25 years. Craig, Rodsmith’s founder, is a master builder/fabricator/painter/designer and owner of Rodsmith Motorcycles just north of Chicago in Lake Coun...

  • The Bully by Michael Woolaway;

    Woolie’s Workshop build number nine is called The Bully. Somewhat to do with its silhouette, somewhat to do with word jumble play where you take the name Buell and you rearrange the letters and you get something kind of close—the bike’s moniker really has everything to do with the fact that the i...

  • Triumph Forty by Rustom;

    Mattia and Roberto are the founders of Rustom, a custom motorcycle workshop based in Lodi, 30 or so miles outside of Milan Italy. They found a stock 2002 carb model, 790cc Triumph Bonneville and used it a donor for their 'Forty" project. This bike has been designed especially for a customer on th...

  • Powder Monkees' "KOMMANDANT";

    Powder Monkees operate out of their own custom bicycle & motorcycle shop in Chicago and with their combined technical knowledge and experience with materials, finishes, concept development, design and fabrication, they can help turn your two-wheeled ideas into realities. The 1979 BMW R100 "KO...

  • Gabrielle by XTR PEPO;

    Pepo Rosell, born in France and soon to live in Spain, worked in the scientific research in fish farming. After finished this stage of his life he began to work in his other passion: Bikes! He worked for two Spanish Ducati importers and finally decided to start his own business. After 13 years of...

  • Misty Green by Brian Fuller;

    Kyle Frey had seen Fuller Moto Cafe Racers and was interested in transforming the 1968 Norton Commando 750 he inherited from his Uncle Fred who lived in Manheim, Pennsylvania and was a Laverda dealer. Fred restored bikes in his garage and one day he found this Norton as a matching number unit wit...

  • Job & Race by Mr. Martini;

    The Job & Race is a great example of style, sportiness, elegance and practicality that combines adrenaline on two wheels with the daily routine of work in the office. Nicola Martini leads us to discover this creation with enthusiasm. "What I was looking for was classic and sporty but at the s...

  • Yamaha SR500 "Sunshine State of Mind";

    The Powder Monkees have joined forces with their brothers from the north, Federal Moto, to head up a new affiliated shop based in the US. When one of Federal's own made the move South to Florida, the opportunity arose to collaborate on a custom beach tracker – which obviously got them very excite...

  • Rivartoro Ducati Scrambler;

    Ducati announced during the last quarter of 2015 a worldwide competition where its dealers were invited to customize one of their Scramblers. The 'Custom Rumble' competition saw entrants from all over the world and their entries ranged from bikes with bolt-on parts with nice paint jobs to fully c...

  • Britalmoto's New Triton;

    The designation "Triton" is a combination of "Triumph" and "Norton". It can be said that a Triton combines the best of Triumph and Norton; Triumph's outstanding twin cylinder engine and Norton's legendary Featherbed frame. Each and every "Triton" is unique and until today a very sought after moto...

  • RSD Desmo Tracker;

    The RSD Desmo Tracker is finally finished, tested and thrashed just enough to ensure she’s ready to do battle on the streets of San Diego. The DesmoTracker started life out as a Ducati Desmocedici Moto GP Replica. With much of the original bike still intact and 100% functional she has been modifi...

  • Renegade Customs' Speed Triple;

    Renegade Customs in Switzerland wanted to create a modern bike with retro styling. They chose the iconic Speed Triple and found a 2011 example for their project. The first thing they did was to change the twin headlights for a single one to fit in with their classic theme, the stock mirrors were ...

  • Goodwood 12 Cafe Racer – VTR Customs;

    VTR Customs from Switzerland is known for their great work on BMW’s and it looks like they have a slight preference for the already legendary R NineT. So to add a little variety in their builds they selected another model of donor bike. Since VTR Customs is a part of an official BMW dealership, t...

  • XTR Pepo Daytona;

    Pepo Rosell, born in France and soon to live in Spain, worked in the scientific research in fish farming. After finished this stage of his life he began to work in his other passion: Bikes! He worked for two Spanish Ducati importers and finally decided to start his own business. After 13 years of...

  • RSD Scout;

    In the vision of RSD, they wanted to build a bike that drew a heavier inspiration from the past while also increasing the level of performance. This is that machine, in the raw and unfinished. It’s fitting for the bike, exposed wiring and mangled mass of cooling and radiators complete with Zip Ti...

  • Motohanger Virago Moto2;

    Motohanger are a team of custom bike builders based in Vienna. They can take your bike and build it into the bike of your dreams and they have different build packages depending on your bike and budget. This Yamaha Virago build caught our eye and to get your bike to this level you will need to in...

  • Yard Built Vmax ‘Gasoline';

    The monocoque masters from Portugal are back to kick off 2016 in style with their third Yard Built project, based on the legendary Yamaha VMAX. The Portuguese duo from Oporto, Alexandre Santos and Osvaldo Coutinho, have been building beautiful custom machines as it roCkS!bikes since 2013, incorpo...

  • Oldscool Mechanics' Trident;

    This was no ordinary build. Rather than following the classic cafe racer recipe these guys had started out with something a bit left of field, instantly making it unique. The man who formulated the build was a Belgian by the name of Bernard. Bernard's love for classic British motorcycles spanned ...

  • The Moscow Accord;

    The first step was to strip the Sportster of the useless bits. The second step was to fabricate what they could, including the rear fender, shaved SR500 tank, tank strap, triple clamp, sub frame, seat, and some other stuff. Then a world-wide search for the remaining components commenced and they ...

  • Analog Motorcycles' – Double Take;

    Analog Motorcycles have taken a classic Husqvarna SM 510R and heavily customized it. The bones of the original are there but it is all...improved. Features Custom made Aluminum tank, fenders and seat pan with help from Rodsmith to replace stock Husqvarna SM 510R Sub frame re-designed and re-enfo...

  • Royal Enfield 'Dirty Duck";

    Royal Enfield with its expression of Pure Motorcycling and the rich custom culture and heritage joins this celebration of motorcycling, music, surfing and art festival at Wheels and Waves 2016. True to the spirit of the festival, Royal Enfield showcased its own interpretation of this passion and ...

  • Moto8ight DIY Cafe Racer;

    Moto8ight, have created a DIY motorcycle kit utilizing modern Suzuki GSX-R components and geometry. Now you can build your own brand new Cafe Racer, where modern technology meets retro style, with basic tools and no welding required. You provide the wheels, brakes, engine, and suspension componen...

  • The Scrappier from Deus;

    From superbike to supermoto, The Scrappier has held on to its ‘super’ aspirations and gone off the rails and left normal conventions in the scrap bin. Starting as a full fairing’d KTM RC8 with a 1150cc V-twin packing 151hp, it has turned into a scrappy delinquent who shows up to bare-knuckle figh...

  • Yamaha Super Tenere Cafe Racer by Kurosawa;

    This Yamaha Super Tenere XTZ 750 Cafe Racer from Kurosawa Garage is a work of art! This bike has very little remaining of the donor, only the engine, chassis and rear swing arm is retained. Everything else has been replaced by new parts and custom built elements. You can see there is real craftsm...

  • Unit Garage Skrambler Kit;

    Unit Garage from Italy say this project began as a special and is now available in kit form. It's been a long process for them and this time they have gone a bit further. The kit is includes a new rear frame and welding jig and comes complete with detailed instructions, this kit will allow you to...

  • Ultralight Bike Covers;

    These covers are small enough to take on all your road trips as they pack into a built-in self-storing pocket about the size of your hand. The strong opaque 1.1 oz siliconized ripstop nylon they are made of is plenty tough and keeps water and dust off your bike... it’s widely used in parachutes, ...

  • The Bulldog - Triumph Essenza Sprint Special;

    “The Bulldog” a dark brooding retro street fighter built for the Essenza Sprint at Glemseck 101 has a 140bhp supercharged 1200cc heart, achieved using a bespoke Rotrex supercharger conversion! Engine Modifications Bespoke Rotrex supercharger conversion.  The conversion integrates an intercooler ...

  • Siluro by XTR Pepo;

    XTR Pepo’s Siluro is based on a 2015 Ducati Monster 1200 S. This one-off Monster 1200 S was made to order for Ducati Spain and is a tribute to the 1950s Siluro motorcycle, which set many speed and endurance records back in its time. XTR Pepo put the Monster 1200 S pruned the bike heavily to get r...

  • Moto Madness CB350 Cafe Racer;

    Nicholas Schmidt of Moto Madness Customs says their main goal is to provide customers with the products they are looking for at great prices and unbeatable customer service. Their main focus is on the DIY type of rider, who isn't afraid to get their hands dirty on their sportbike, vintage motorcy...

  • Yard Built XV950 'Son of Time';

    The latest Yard Built project to break cover based on the Yamaha XV950 comes from Amsterdam. Local custom bike builders Numbnut Motorcycles have collaborated with Dutch timepiece makers, TW Steel on a special project, smashing together the worlds of horology and bike building to create The Son of...

  • Miller Time Scrambler XL1200CA;

    'Miller Time' is a salute to the original bike that came third in the European Champs back in 2011, which was followed by another build for a client in Paris in 2012 called the XLZT3. Shaws latest build is 'Miller Time', which is part of the XLST3 trilogy, is another example of what can be done w...

  • Honda CBX 1000 by Gietl Bikes;

    Christian Gietl sought the right bike to build a cafe racer and quite by accident ended up with a 1983 Honda CBX 1000, the mammoth six-cylinder Tokyo launched in the late 70s. A customer, who had replaced it with a newer Harley Davidson wanted to sell it. Production of the CBX 1000 started in 197...

  • The Ago TT by Deus;

    Motorcycle design director Michael Woolaway built this custom Brutale 800rr commissioned by MV Agusta as a homage to the marque’s rich racing heritage capturing the spirit of Tourist Trophy racing of the 60’s and 70’s. The bike is aptly named after the great motorcycle racer Giacomo Agostini who ...