Jake Avery

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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 …

Honda CG125 x Zündapp DB200

The Honda CG125 is not one of the world’s most desirable motorcycles. But it’s compact, cheap to run and staggeringly reliable. Since the mid-70s, tens of thousands have been used as commuter bikes in Europe—and most of them are probably still on the road.<p>You don’t see many customized examples, but …

Kawasaki W800 x Wrenchmonkees

You can find a passion for motorcycles in the unlikeliest of locations—even on a small island in SE Asia still reeling from decades of civil war. That’s where the owner of this bike lives, a man who wanted a low-key custom capable of tackling rough roads.<p>It’s one of the more unusual commissions to …

Class Act: Noah Blum's 1980 Honda CX500 custom

The Honda CX500 is a stern test of any builder’s skills: although it’s cheap and readily available, it’s not an attractive starting point. But Santa Cruz-based Noah Blum took this as a challenge, and he’s scored a convincing win. His CX500 is one of the classiest garage builds we’ve ever seen.<p>“I …

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Moto Guzzi 1000 SP

There are three brands I always associate with the glory days of motorcycling in the 1970s: Honda, Triumph and Moto Guzzi. Four decades on, their bikes still have an enduring appeal for custom builders.<p>Honda may have lost its way in the charisma stakes of late, but Moto Guzzi still has a hotline to …

Kott Honda CB750 DOHC

Dustin Kott is what you might call a builder’s builder. From his base in California he specializes in Honda CBs, turning out low-key but beautifully finished machines. Like this 1979 Honda CB750 DOHC, called ‘The Valentino.’<p>Kott enjoys working on vintage Hondas: The engineering tolerances are good, …

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1979 BMW R45 custom

It’s hard to believe that Louis Nel is only a part-time builder. The bikes that roll out of his South African garage are a testament to his passion and keen eye for detail. Until now, most of his builds have been personal projects—this 1979 BMW R45 is his first commercial build.<p>The owner had been …

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The work of Ruth Marten... Image gallery: http://j.mp/1eA3twz

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Frantic Drawings by Niklas Coskan

Drawings from 2013.<p>A couple of freaky drawings from 2013 by Niklas Coskan. Currently he is studying visual communication at the University of Arts …