SIV Katana Sword Motorcycle

January 19, 2017

With a focus on all the things that make Japanese design great (simplicity, sense of space and purpose), the SIV Katana Sword Concept Motorcyle is one gorgeous machine. This Motorbike from Great Japan was designed by Artem Smirnov of Belarus and Vladimir Panchenko of Ukraine and is a testament to their skills in both industrial [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Colnago Mexico White

January 16, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: Colnago Mexico Handlebars / Stem: Cinelli Fork / Headset: Colnago chrome track fork and Campagnolo Record Pista headset Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Mavic Open Pro laced to Campgnolo Record Pista Hubs with Veloflex tyres Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Mavic Open Pro laced [...]

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This Honda CX500 Is Built With Stone

January 10, 2017

Every year, Custombike holds a contest called “Build da Fukker” that’s restricted to private gearheads and has the simple goal of creating a bad ass bike. This 1982 Honda CX500 that Chris Zernia built with stone was a finalist in the 2016 competition. When Zernia decided to build a bike he thought about the toughest [...]

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IRO Angus

Bike Check 1 2 : IRO Angus Black

January 9, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: IRO Angus Handlebars / Stem: Nitto / Thomson Fork / Headset: IRO Steel / Tange Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Phil Wood / Deep V / Vittoria Rear Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Phil Wood / Deep V / Vittoria Crankset / Bottom Bracket: Sugino [...]

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Death Machines of London Moto Guzzi Airtail

January 4, 2017

Death Machines of London (DMOL) is no stranger to ridiculously gorgeous ride-able pieces of art, but this new Moto Guzzi Airtail might blow their Hunter S. Thompson creation out of the water in terms of overall coolness. Built from a 1981 Moto Guzzi Lemans MK2 that was forensically inspected, restored and/or rebuilt, this bike includes [...]

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Bike Check 1 2 : Pelizzoli Leggenda

January 2, 2017

Frame / Size / Year: Pelizzoli Leggenda / 57 cm C-C / 2011 Handlebars / Stem: Nitto B125AA / Nitto Pearl 100 mm Fork / Headset: Pelizzoli Leggenda Track / Campagnolo Record Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: Shimano Dura Ace HB-7600 (32h) / H Plus Son TB14 / Schwalbe Lugano (23c) Rear [...]

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South Garage “Opera” Harley Sportster 883

December 20, 2016

If their work on the “Nerboruta” BMW R75/7 was any indication, the people at Milan’s South Garage know their way around a custom bike build or restoration. The latest is based on a Harley Sportster 883 and dubbed Opera. Custom copper and brass accents and piping. Handmade leather hand grips and saddle. Stretched tank with [...]

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Union Motion Phaser Type 1 Motorcycle

December 8, 2016

Looking at the Phaser Type 1 Motorcycle from Union Motion you’d never know it started life as 1998 Yamaha FZS 600 Fazer. Union Motion scrapped all the ugly plastic bits from the original and built one hell of an electric motorcycle on top of the frame, forks, swingarm and wheels. The 6kWh battery pack that [...]

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LOOK 464

Bike Check 1 2: LOOK 464 ALP

December 5, 2016

Frame / Size / Year: LOOK 464 ALP / S / 2011 Handlebars / Stem: Shimano Vibe Track Theo Bos Signature / LOOK HSD Full Carbon Fork / Headset: LOOK Full Carbon / FSA Front Wheel / Hub / Rim / Tire: HED – 3 / Mavic Ellipse / Continental Grand Prix 4000 (20c) / [...]

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Noordung Angel Edition Electric Bike

November 29, 2016

Noordung is an up-and-coming bike manufacturer from Slovenia that recently unveiled plans for a small production run of their Angel Edition Electric Bike. Carbon fiber components are paired with a Vivax Assist drive unit, Brooks saddle, Cruzo tires and plenty of gorgeous design cues to create something truly extraordinary. While all aspects of this bike [...]

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2017 Honda Rebels

November 23, 2016

Describing a motorcycle as “a great starter bike” will immediately turn off most experienced riders, but the 2017 Honda Rebels appeal to all riders of all skill levels. Available as the Rebel 300 or Rebel 500, each bike features low-slung seats with a great lean angle, blacked-out style with matte touches and a price-to-fun ratio [...]

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November 16, 2016

KTM is back for model year 2017 with the recently unveiled KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, and it’s everything we hoped for in a successor to The Beast. This upgraded model comes complete with a split LED headlight, LC8 V-twin engine rocking 177hp, KTM performance pack upgrades like Motor Slip Regulation, Quickshifter and KTM My [...]

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