Custom Bikes Of The Week: 18 August, 2019

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 18 August, 2019 This week we’ve uncovered a classic Garelli converted to electric power, a Suzuki SV650 with an endurance racer vibe, and a trio of stunning BMWs, including a slash-7 kit for the R nineT. Suzuki SV650 by Bandisca The SV650 is widely considered a superb bang-for-buck buy. It offers decent performance and handling, for not too much money—but no one buys it for…

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55 Craziest And Coolest Motorcycles Designs You Ever Seen

55 Craziest And Coolest Motorcycles Designs You Ever Seen Today we will show you 55 coolest motorcycles Designs for you to appreciate. Modern Motorcycles are one of the most reasonable forms of transportation in many countries of the world and they have most common type of motorcycles. Motorbike and motorcycle engineers are continually pushing the limits to create symbolic designs that express for them. If you think that motorcycles are…

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 11 August, 2019

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 11 August, 2019 A brutal new Kawasaki restomod from AC Sanctuary, a Crocker Small Tank about to go under the hammer, and a slick Krämer race bike. Plus a Sportster flat tracker with a beefy Buell XB12 motor—and a taste for the drag strip. Moto Guzzi T3 by Marcin Guja Polish builder Marcin Guja is a serious Guzzista—he’s already got fifteen Moto Guzzis under his…

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Smoking: A homage to the classic John Player Norton

Smoking: A homage to the classic John Player Norton At some point in their career, every good custom motorcycle builder sees a client point at a bike in their portfolio and say; “build me one just like that.” It comes with the territory—especially if your work is as good as that of Union Motorcycle Classics. Union’s Mike Watanabe and Luke Ransom have a long list of classic restos and stunning…

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 4 August, 2019

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 4 August, 2019 The Bathtub is back, thanks to BAAK’s Interceptor 650. Plus an Indian Chief with a barbecue grill attached, a cool kit for the Ducati Scrambler, and news of Triumph’s insane new Rocket 3—with 221 Nm of torque. Indian/Traeger sidecar hack by See See Motorcycles Remember when See See Motorcycles put an espresso machine in a sidecar? Well, they’re at it again—except this…

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How Fixing a Vintage Motorcycle Inspired a Career Change

How Fixing a Vintage Motorcycle Inspired a Career Change Shasta Smith put years into restoring her 1972 Honda, emblazoned with her signature number 5. It inspired a passion for vintage motorcycle restoration that led her to open a repair shop and venue space in Sacramento, Calif. Photo: Ryan Angel Meza for The Wall Street Journal. Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit…

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Lo-fi Perfection: A Harley 883 Bobber from Canada

Lo-fi Perfection: A Harley 883 Bobber from Canada Technology moves at a relentless place—and the motorcycle industry can’t escape it. Just the other day I was riding an electric motorcycle with a sophisticated electronics package that even integrates with smartphones. But future tech isn’t for everyone, and we need the occasional lo-fi hit to keep us grounded. And it doesn’t get much better this tidy Harley-Davidson Sportster bobber, built by…

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Marc and Christine shoot Japanese custom motorcycles

Marc and Christine shoot Japanese custom motorcycles Japanese custom motorcycle culture can seem like a closed shop to Westerners. Granted, there’s the annual Mooneyes show, and a few builders have cast their nets outside their home country. But the language barrier is formidable: less than 10% of the Japanese population can speak English, and less than 1 in 500 Americans can speak Japanese. So we’re always grateful for insights into…

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