When he’s not building the world’s most desirable Ducati road bikes, Walt Siegl likes to head for the racetrack on his 916 or 1098. But he’s a hard rider, and his two regular mounts are now looking a battered.
How many motorcycle videos get more than ten million views? Not many, if any. But the first two Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle films from Icon Motosports got an incredible 13 million and 16 million views
Seems everybody has a taste for salt. Professional builders and home tuners alike are increasingly constructing machinery aboard which they hope to break speed records, racing only the clock on the Bonneville
A bike has to be pretty special to stand out at the annual Wheels & Waves festival in Biarritz: it’s the motorcycling equivalent of a beach full of French supermodels. But this lovely 1979 BMW R65 with
There’s a steady demand for Walt Siegl’s café racer Ducatis. And looking at these images of his latest Leggero, it’s not hard to see why: timeless lines, well-chosen components, and immaculate build quality.
No one does that raw, retro racer look as well as Radical Ducati. The Madrid workshop channels a very appealing vintage aesthetic—and then backs it up with serious performance upgrades. Pepo Rosell and
Ten years ago, Ducati caused a flurry of interest in the custom world with its International Design Contest. The winner was an unknown young German designer called Jens vom Brauck, with a stunning concept
Regular readers will know that we don’t feature many Harley Sportster customs. It’s not often that one makes me jump out of my seat, but just take a look at this XL1200 from Illinois-based Bull Cycles.
I met a motojournalist the other day who reckoned the KTM 690 Enduro R is the best bike he’s ever tested. He liked it so much, he bought one for himself. The design of the Austrian machine is strong and
It’s a little embarrassing to realize that we have not featured the work of Scott Jones before. Scott is the man behind California-based Noise Cycles, and he’s one of the most talented custom builders
Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry
The biggest cafe racer event in Europe is the Glemseck 101. It’s held in the ancient town of Leonberg in southern Germany, some ten miles west of Stuttgart. Every year, hundreds of motorcycles descend
The Ducati SportClassic was a bike ahead of its time—a machine that married retro café-style looks with thoroughly modern performance. It’s now in hot demand on the secondhand market, and a favorite with