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Old Iron: A vintage-style Harley Sportster custom

Most custom bikes are easy to label: scrambler, café racer, streetfighter and so on. Others are impossible to categorize, but immediately grab the eye.<p>This is one of the tricky ones. It’s not traditional Bike EXIF fare, but we love it. It’s a Harley-Davidson Sportster custom from the German …

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Side Order: Deus x Yamaha XV950 ‘D-Side’

We’ve always had a soft spot for sidecar motorcycles. But the only serious manufacturer is Ural, which sold a mere 1,200 rigs last year—with half going to the USA.<p>The bare bones Ural is not everybody’s cup of tea, but it’s hard to resist the charms of this custom combo from Deus Milano. Based on a …

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Ultra Noir: A blacker than black Honda CB750

Murdered-out customs used to be all the rage. But lately, builders have been favoring more diverse color palettes. Which is a real pity: done right, black-on-black can be downright beautiful.<p>Clockwork Motorcycles‘ Samuel Guertin proves it with his latest offering: a 1978 Honda CB750 with a brawny …

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Quattrotempi: A new Guzzi from the old master

The days of easy bargains on the secondhand scene are over, especially if you’re looking for a clean CB750 or old Bonnie to modify. But there are still some good buys out there, and one of them is the Moto Guzzi 1000 SP.<p>In the States you can pick up a very tidy early 80s example for around $3,000, …

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Funktional: Tim Harney's no-frills BMW R75/6

Many custom motorcycle builders didn’t start out as such. Tim Harney’s one of them: in his past life, he worked as an industrial designer for architecture, furniture and lighting design firms.<p>Tim’s since focussed his keen sense of aesthetics onto customizing bikes. This 1976 BMW R75/6 is his latest …

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Son Of A Gun: BMW R69S 'Thompson'

The Thompson submachine gun is a legend in artillery and gangster circles. In the 1920s, the ‘Chicago Typewriter’ cost half as much as a new Ford car, thanks to the intricate machining of its metal and wooden parts.<p>It’s also the inspiration behind this new build from Slovenia’s ER Motorcycles. …

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Gasbox Indian Scout

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• Custom<br>• Indian<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Indian Scout was introduced for the first time in 1919, and quickly established …

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Unapproachable: The 1957 Norton International Model 30 - Classic British Motorcycles

<b>Top speed:</b>100mph-plus (est.)<b>Engine:</b>490cc air-cooled OHC single, 79mm x 100mm bore and stroke, 29.5hp @ 5,500rpm (claimed)<b><br>Weight (wet):</b>380lb</b> …

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1973 BMW R75/5 'Lil Doom'

<i>Words by Martin Hodgson.</i><p>This is the story of three friends who get by on wheels, good looks and attitude to burn. They dress the same and they work …

Upside-Down Indian: The 1937 Indian Four - Classic American Motorcycles

<b>Claimed power:</b> 35hp @ 3,600rpm (est.) <b><br>Top speed:</b> 90mph <b><br>Engine:</b> 77.21ci (1,265cc) exhaust-over-inlet inline four, 2.75in x 3.25in bore and stroke <b><br>Weight</b> …

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Live Fast: Kott Motorcycles' racy Thruxton

From his home base in California, Dustin Kott’s earned a reputation for building café racers with exceptional proportions. So when Ryan Reynolds was looking to add another bike to his already enviable collection, Dustin got the call.<p>The star of the upcoming <i>Deadpool</i> movie is an avid motorcyclist, …

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JPN Monocoque by Peter Williams

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Films<br>• Isle of Man<br>• Luxury<br>• Norton<br>• Racing<p>Back in 1973 a motorcycle rolled out of a garage in England, it was …

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Can I Really Improve My Fitness in One Week?

<i>A:</i><p>Yes, you can improve your fitness with just a few workouts, especially if you're not in great shape to begin with and you're looking to boost endurance or cardiovascular health. If you're already near the top of your game, or your goal is to improve your strength, it may take a bit longer to …

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Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

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Java Tutorial for Beginners - Here is how to learn Java

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

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CAFE RACER BUILD | BLACKSQUARE CUSTOM HONDA CB550

• By kyril<br>• On 18th September 2017<br>• with 2 Comments<p>This motorcycle is the antithesis of the LOTUS C-01. Conceptually, of course. It’s like a “skeleton …

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Honda CB450 cafe racer

Eric Meglasson lives in Bend, Oregon, and his motorcycling journey has had its fair share of twists and turns. “Over the years, my bikes kept getting faster and faster,” says Eric. “But I started longing for a slower, more fun, naked bike to ride on the street at more reasonable speeds.” Although …

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’07 Buell Ulysses XB12X - Studio Motors

<i>Written by Ian Lee.</i><p>Nothing ever really goes to plan. The multitude of options available to us at any one time makes it hard to know where we will end …