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CMBL Yamaha SR500 'ZedCat'

Surfing and custom motorcycles are two cultures that, when combined, often produce radical results. For example, the ZedCat: a delightful Yamaha SR500 with a slightly juvenile slant, from relative newcomers CMBL.<p>CMBL (pronounce “symbol”) is the motorcycle-building side project of surfer John …

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Moto Guzzi Ambassador by BCR

Anyone who’s considered building a traditional café-racer has probably stumbled upon Benjie Flipprboi’s site at some point. As Benjie’s Café Racers, he produces a wide array of good looking bolt-on parts from his Corona, California base—and he builds pretty desirable bespoke motorcycles to …

Triumph Bonneville T100 by Clutch

As long as Triumph keep churning out modern classics, builders will be lining up to chop them. This latest example is a 2007 Bonneville T100—tastefully reworked by the crew at Clutch Custom Motorcycles.<p>Clutch Custom operates out of Paris’ 12th <i>arrondissement</i>, and if I had to describe their signature …

Yamaha XJ650 by Ad Hoc

The sign of a truly skilled custom motorcycle builder is the ability to create something beautiful from inauspicious beginnings. I’m not saying that the shaft-drive Yamaha XJ650 is a sow’s ear, but it’s certainly not in the same aesthetic league as a Moto Guzzi Le Mans or BMW R100, say.<p>Yamaha’s …

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Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …