Custom Bikes Of The Week: 19 January, 2020

A box fresh turbocharged Kawasaki Mystery Ship, a slinky Yamaha Virago cafe racer from Spain, a Henderson Model G converted into a vintage board track racer, and a Honda Dominator with a Dakar rally vibe.…

Day-Glo dirt machine: A Hercules GS250 with an…

There’s a constant tension in the custom world between motorcycles that are meant to be ridden often, and those that will spend most of their lives parked, on display. This neon-flavored Hercules GS250 scrambler is…

A street tracker with race-tuned Yamaha MT-07 power

Building a competitive flat track racer is downright scientific. Countless factors like weight, geometry, power delivery and gearing all have to be optimized to the nth degree. But building a street tracker is simpler; as…

Extreme Green: A Kawasaki ZRX1200R by deBolex

After a while, a lot of custom designs tend to blend into a homogenous soup: variations on a standard recipe, slightly tweaked by the individual chefs. A handful of top builders specialize in less mainstream…

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 12 January, 2020

A Gucci-inspired Ducati Monster S2R from Estonia, a classic Triton from one of Britain’s best builders, plus a short appreciation of Colin Seeley, who passed away last week. You could also win the personal Triumph…

How to Build a Cafe Racer – 10…

1. Reducing your Motorcycles Weight (adding lightness) Shedding weight from your motorcycle was essential if you wanted to break the revered “ton” (100mph) back in the 50s. Achieving featherweight status is still indispensable for speed…