The Stringbike Doesn’t Have a Chain

November 22, 2017

When the bike builders at Stringbike set out to create a completely different bicycle, they opted for a completely unique drive system that uses paracord wrapped around a spring-loaded drum instead of the standard chain and cog system. That’s right, the Stringbike doesn’t have a chain. Power is distributed equally to both sides from the [...]

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Thrive Motorcycles Kuzuri Custom

October 11, 2017

Jakarta-based Thrive Motorcycles latest creation is Kuzuri, which translates to “wolverine” from Japanese, a name that’s more than fitting for this Harley Davidson XL1200 Sportster chopper from the expert builders at the brand. The build was kicked off almost two years ago when a friend who inquired about a Harley engine for a new build. [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Soma Rush 631

October 9, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: soma rush 631 (55cm) Handlebars / Stem: alu risers with big cheese grips on a nitto jaguar Fork / Headset: custom columbus steel fork w/chris king Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: phil wood laced to deep-v 28h Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: phil wood [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Bianchi Super Pista 2010 (Black)

October 2, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: Bianchi Super Pista / 51cm / 2010 Handlebars / Stem: deda pista / deda pista Fork / Headset: bianchi track fork / cane creek Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: gran compe / mavic open pro / Vittoria Rubino 23c Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: [...]

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Hope Electric Bike Concept

September 27, 2017

With 65nm of torque, a top speed of 75 mph and a maximum range just under 175 miles, the Vectrix VX-1 scooter is certainly a capable electric vehicle, but we find the design to be a little humdrum. When French designer and builder Samuel Aguiar got his hands on one he turned it into something [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Cannondale Capo 2009

September 25, 2017

Clean and classy, just how we like it!

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Bike Check 1 2 : 1992 Cannondale Track

September 18, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: 1992 Cannondale Track Handlebars / Stem: Bontrager Crowbar 5 degree Risers; Random stem Fork / Headset: Jacobs Cycles custom track fork; Campagnolo Record Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Surly 32h to Gold Velocity Deep V Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Surly 32h to Gold [...]

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Exodyne Electric Motorcycle

September 12, 2017

The Exodyne Electric Motorcycle looks like what would be built if MacGyver needed a ride on Monday and was trapped in a very well stocked garage over the weekend… which actually isn’t that far from the truth. In the case of the Exodyne garage build, MacGyver is Alan Cross, an Atlanta-based veterinary orthopedic surgeon who [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Alan Fixed 1976 (Silver)

August 28, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: Alan 1976 Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Mavic – Open Pro (Phil Wood) Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Mavic – Open Pro (Phil Wood – 15T) Gearing / Chainring / Misc.: 42T (Zeus) – 15T (Phil Wood)

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Bike Check 1 2 : 2009 VISP (Black/Yellow)

August 21, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: visp, 57cm, 2009 Handlebars / Stem: 400mm straight bar, carbon 110mm stem Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: 700c yellow, cst czar Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: 700c yellow, cst czar Crankset / Bottom Bracket: white 165mm, shimano BB Gearing / Chainring / Misc.: 46t [...]

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Downshift Studio Honda CX500 Build

August 20, 2017

Jeremy Lacy is an Industrial Designer out of Denver who, as he describes it, “eats, sleeps and breathes anything and everything Moto related.” The accomplished designer and illustrator who runs Downshift Studio recently teamed up with Joel Fitzgerald for their first build—a 1981 Honda CX500 dubbed “The Grinder.” The build started by stripping the bike [...]

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Rebels Alliance 1972 Honda CB500 “Bad Manners”

August 14, 2017

East London based Rebels Alliance 1972 Honda CB500 “Bad Manners” is one of the best examples of a clean bike build that we’ve seen this year. Bad Manners has just the right amount of style and swagger combined with high quality craftsmanship and clean lines. Getting to the finished product took some doing, though. This [...]

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