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Bonneville T100 by Maccomotors

Success can be both a blessing and a curse. While a well-received build can put a custom shop on the map, it can just as easily lock them into a certain style. Not ideal in an industry where progression is key.<p>This is the position that Jose and Tito of Maccomotors found themselves in not too long …

Carlito sent me this a while back. No idea what Triumph it started out as but obviously a lot of work has gone into it

Carlito sent me this a while back. No idea what Triumph it started out as but obviously a lot of work has gone into it.

New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

For those of you lucky enough to live in the northern hemisphere, the riding season is well underway. And that means lots of fresh new product from the motorcycle gear makers. Here’s a roundup of new gear that has caught our eye, from brands both big and small.<p><b>Icon 1000 Oildale</b> Icon is steeped in …

Mad Max

BMW R90/6 Custom

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<br>• Vintage<p>The BMW R90/6 was introduced in 1974 alongside the R90S – a motorcycle that would go on …

Vismaior Motorcycles

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cafe Racers<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<p>Vismaior 3D is a new company that specialises in helping people model their ideas for a …

Custom Harley Softail Springer

These days, you can slot most custom bikes into a clearly defined genre. Café racer, bobber, tracker—a quick glance is usually all it takes. But occasionally a bike appears that defies categorization, like this Harley-Davidson Softail Springer from Indonesia. A modern American cruiser with vintage …

Motorcycles

Yeh, Yeh, its more form over function but are you going to kick it out of bed?

Yeh, Yeh, its more form over function but are you going to kick it out of bed?

Aether x Spidi Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Clothing<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Jackets<br>• Luxury<p>The Aether x Spidi Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket is the result of a collaboration between …

Military Duffle Bag by Whipping Post

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>American<br>• Bags<br>• Gear<br>• Retro<p>The Military Duffle Bag by Whipping Post was inspired by the original duffle bags used by …

Kawasaki cafe racer by AC Sanctuary

The economics of the custom business in Japan are very different to what we usually see in the west. Most of the top builders have a loose formula that they’ve constantly refined over the years, using a small number of high-quality parts suppliers. It means they’re not reinventing the wheel with …

Motorcycles

The Wrenchmonkees take on the Triumph Thruxton

Custom bike building is a long game. It’s easy to make a short-term splash, but difficult to keep the momentum going over several years. In Europe, there are a handful of companies with the requisite grit and vision, and the Wrenchmonkees are one of them. This Triumph Thruxton is the 68th bike to …

Motorcycles

Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Main<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Off Road<br>• Triumph<p>The 2014 Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition is a tweaked version of the 800cc Tiger …