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Top 5 Honda CB750s

The original Honda CB750 Four is one of the most sought-after bikes to customize. And it’s not hard to see why: classic 1970s style, peerless performance for its era, and that legendary Honda engineering.<p>It also means it’s getting harder to find a good, serviceable SOHC CB750 for reasonable money. …

Due giochi Assassin’s Creed per Mac in super sconto con Stacksocial

Stacksocial propone con il 74% di sconto due giochi di Assassin’s Creed per Mac: Assassin’s Creed 2 ambientato nella Firenze del Rinascimento e …

Asturie: due fari da non perdere

Esiste posto più adatto di un faro per affidare al vento i sogni, immaginare storie, ascoltare il mare raccontare di amori, segreti, strazianti addii …

Cafe Racer Dreams BMW R90/6

Some custom motorcycles are so outlandish that they grab your attention immediately, while some are so understated and classy that, once you notice them, you can’t look away. Case in point: Cafe Racer Dreams‘ #38.<p>This stunning ’74 BMW R90/6 belongs to José Martín Espinosa, a prominent figure in the …

Bill Costello's immaculate BMW R100RT custom

Four years ago, Bill Costello became a big name in the classic BMW world. He’d restored a 1958 BMW R50 as a tribute to his father, and before he knew it, the bike was on the cover of three magazines. Bill was even flown to Germany to meet BMW’s top brass.<p>“Then people started asking me about my next …

BMW R75/7 by Clutch Custom

Building a custom motorcycle is about judgment: knowing what to change, what to leave alone, and when to stop. It’s about proportions, lines and shapes. The balance between color and leather, paint and metal, gloss and matte.<p>It’s a fiendishly difficult mix to get right, and requires a keen eye as …

Moto Guzzi NTX by Venier Customs

Back in the 90s, Moto Guzzi built a <i>polizia</i> version of its NTX 750 dual sport bike. Tall and imposing, it struck fear into the hordes of Italian teenagers tearing around without a license on mopeds and dirtbikes.<p>One of those kids was Stefano Venier, who today runs the entirely respectable workshop …

BMW R1200R by Lazareth

Ludovic Lazareth has made a name for himself in France with extreme car and motorcycle customs. How about a Mini pickup powered by a 3.5-liter Range Rover engine? A trike with a Ferrari V8 under the hood? Or a custom Yamaha FZR1000 with Tron-style bodywork and a supercharger bolted on? Monsieur …

BMW R100 by Kevils Speed Shop

One of the most prolific BMW customizers in Europe is Kevin Hill. Based in the picturesque county of Devon, England, he’s been turning out a steady stream of BMW customs for nearly five years now.<p>The reputation of Kevil’s Speed Shop has spread far and wide, despite a relatively low-key profile and …

BMW R75/6 by Clutch Custom

In the 12th <i>arrondissement</i> of Paris, home to the Bastille opera house, is a small workshop called Clutch Custom. It’s one of those places where you can buy old components, get a custom part machined up, and occasionally buy a complete motorcycle.<p>This is the latest bike to roll out of the shop, a …

Ton-Up Garage 'Urban Pearl'

There must be something in the water (or the <i>gasolina</i>) on the Iberian Peninsula. The custom motorcycle scene in Spain is booming, and Portugal is not far behind. This is the latest build from Porto’s Ton-Up Garage; it’s a classy Triumph Bonneville T100 that could pass as a desirable limited edition …

BMW R100/7 by Cafe Racer Dreams

The BMW R-series has joined the Honda CB750 and Triumph Bonneville in the pantheon of custom motorcycle platforms. With a remarkably distinctive-looking engine and a bulky, high-capacity tank, it’s not a conventionally ‘pretty’ bike. But love it or loathe it, the big BMW sure looks the …

Motorcycles

Moto Guzzi Le Mans cafe racer

A new build from Kaffeemaschine is always worth looking out for. Hamburg-based Axel Budde designs some of the world’s best custom Moto Guzzis, and his eighth creation doesn’t disappoint.<p>The bike was built for Guillaume Bureau, who lives in Switzerland. “He wanted a pure cafe racer,” says Budde, …

BMW R90/6 by Untitled

You know you’re doing something right when you’re based in London and get a commission from a German enthusiast to build a BMW. The compliment was paid to Untitled Motorcycles and this is the result: a very classy 1975 BMW R90/6 custom.<p>Untitled built the machine for Antonius from Essen. And it was …

T120 Bonneville by Analog

It’s always interesting to see the bikes that well-known builders create for themselves. This Triumph T120 Bonneville is the personal ride of Tony Prust; it’s a more ‘traditional’ look than many Analog motorcycles, with a side order of steampunk too.<p>“El Matador” was a labor of love for Prust for …