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Shooting With The LCD Screen, Just As Valid As Any Other Method?!

Few photographic techniques will draw quite as much criticism from the greater photography community as shooting with your LCD, rather than with the …

22 Habits That Will Make Your Life a Little More Peaceful Each Day

<b>1. Throw out, sell or donate everything you don't need.</b> Use this guide to minimalism to help you decide what you're keeping in excess. If there's anything that will immediately release your anxiety and put you at ease, it's making the choice only to keep the physical things that either serve a …

Norton 850 Commando by Federal Moto

There’s a new name to look out for on the custom scene: Federal Moto. It’s a startup workshop from Canada, and this remarkable Norton 850 Commando resto-mod is the company’s first build.<p>The guys behind Federal are friends Shaun Brandt, Randy Venhuis, and Justin Benson. Their purpose is simple: …

Triumph Scrambler by Kingston Custom

The Triumph Tridays is one of the biggest motorcycle festivals in Europe. Every June, the Austrian town of Neukirchen is overrun by British bikes, and the highlight of the event is a 400-meter grass sprint known as the ‘Rumble.’<p>A one-off custom is invariably revealed to celebrate the race. And …

Moto Guzzi V65 cafe racer

One of the most evocative paint schemes in motorcycling is the red and lime green of Moto Guzzi’s iconic V7 Sport. It was a combination suggested by a Milan-based design institute, and four decades later, it’s still synonymous with the marque.<p>Moto Guzzi itself has brought back the red frame for its …

The new Hesketh motorcycle

Received wisdom says that starting up a new restaurant carries more risk than any other type of business venture: Apparently some 60% of eateries close within five years.<p>But I suspect that received wisdom is wrong. I reckon it’s even more difficult to launch a low-volume motorcycle company. The …

Custom Harley Softail Springer

These days, you can slot most custom bikes into a clearly defined genre. Café racer, bobber, tracker—a quick glance is usually all it takes. But occasionally a bike appears that defies categorization, like this Harley-Davidson Softail Springer from Indonesia. A modern American cruiser with vintage …

Top 5 Triumph Bonneville customs

We’ve already rounded up our favorite Triumph Scramblers and Thruxtons, but today we’re tackling the base model in Triumph’s modern classics line—the Bonneville.<p>Styled after the Bonnies of the 60s and 70s, the ‘new’ Bonneville was released in 2001 and went on to form the basis for the Scrambler and …

Triumph T120 Bobber

On Saturday morning at around 5am, Marnitz and I will fire up the Bonneville and the Wide Glide and will be in Durban by midday. As usual, the ride …

Zeroapp: llama gratis sin internet con la red GSM del operador

• Zeroapp,llamadas gratis sin internet. Con esta aplicación ya no gastaremos más en llamadas, tan sólo escuchar un breve anuncio y tendremos llamadas …

Top 5 Triumph Scrambler customs

Triumph’s Bonneville-based ‘modern classics’ range has been a hit with riders and builders since its launch in 2001. Initially released as a carbureted 790cc parallel twin, Triumph later upped the capacity to 865cc and switched to fuel injection. Keeping the Bonneville platform as a basis, Triumph …

Top 5 Triumph Thruxtons

Not too long ago we featured our favorite Triumph Scramblers. Today we turn our attention to the Scrambler’s café racer-styled sibling, the Triumph Thruxton.<p>Named after the British Thruxton racing circuit, it was added to Triumph’s modern classics line in 2004. Like the Scrambler, it’s based on the …

ICON 1000 Triumph Speedmaster

ICON Motosports is back with a killer new custom. It’s the company’s third hookup with Triumph, who delivered a 2013-model Speedmaster for baptism by Sawzall at Icon’s Portland headquarters.<p>In the 1960s, Triumph 650 twins ruled the drag strips and the ICON 1000 Speedmaster is a nod to this …

'Flipside': A custom 2008 Triumph Bonneville

Some motorcycles are just brimming with purpose, like this custom Triumph Bonneville on steroids. It looks like it’s poised to shred rubber, even when it’s standing still.<p>It’s the work of MeanMachines, an Australian shop very familiar to local owners of Bonnevilles and Thruxtons. Builder Wenley …

Triumph 6T Thunderbird salt racer

There’s something strangely compelling about motorcycles built solely to race down the Bonneville salt flats. Stripped of all fripperies, they’re designed to operate in a hostile environment that tests both man and machine.<p>This Triumph 6T was built by Dick Smith of The Baron’s Speed Shop in the UK, …

Honda CB650 by Bunker Custom Cycles

Turkey is not the first country you’d associate with custom motorcycles, but a young company called Bunker Custom Cycles is doing its best to change that. This elegant, beautifully finished Honda comes from Istanbul and it’s the work of Mert Uzer and his engineer brother Can.<p>The first Bunker …

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

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 now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

Triumph TR6R by Tricana Motorcycles

Minimal, elegant and beautifully finished, this is one of the best custom Triumphs we’ve seen for a long time. It comes from Tricana Motorcycles, a small workshop in Portugal that’s building a reputation for classy, slightly off-kilter café racers.<p>Tricana is run by Jonathan Natario, and he’s called …

'New Triton' by Britalmoto

Think of a Triton, and you probably imagine a sleek, silver-and-black special from the 1960s. A product of its time, infused with the heady aura of the Manx racing scene.<p>There are some people who believe that the concept of a Triton is still valid in the 21st century. And after seeing this machine …

Triumph T100 SS by Untitled

London’s Untitled Motorcycles have made a name for themselves with raw and functional customs designed to blast around congested city streets. So this board track-inspired Triumph T100 SS is something of a departure—but a intriguing one at that.<p>There’s an explanation for the sudden swerve of …

¿¿Os gustan las Vespas?? // Do you like Vespa??

Triumph Bonneville SE - Maccomotors

It seems weird to say it, but there are actually riders out there who spend their whole life on non-customised bikes. Riders who are perfectly happy …

Triumph Bonneville Soul Train

The 2008 EFI Triumph Bonneville “Soul Train” is the work of the crew at Ton Up Garage in Portugal, who were approached by a French customer looking …

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, …

Honda CB450 K0 'Runcible Racer'

The Honda CB450 K0 has a very secure place in motorcycling history books. Nicknamed the ‘Black Bomber’ on account of the Ford Model T-style paint choice, it was the first volume-produced motorcycle powered by a DOHC engine. And it still looks good today.<p>Australian Cliff Overton fell under the spell …

Extreme Makeover: the Yamaha Virago XV920

Are there any remaining doubts about the resurrection of the Yamaha Virago XV920? If so, this latest build from Greg Hageman of Hageman Cycles should eradicate them.<p>“My inspiration for this bike was an old DT360 my neighbor had when I was growing up,” Greg reveals. “I just wanted to build a bike …

BSA Trackmaster

If there’s a growing trend in custom motorcycles today, it’s towards street trackers: road-legal versions of the flat track bikes that raced in the 1960s and 1970s. With small tanks, wide bars and fat tires, they’re good-looking bikes stripped down to the essentials.<p>Machines like this lovely BSA …

Buell X1 Lightning by Deus

Deus’ Los Angeles outpost is gathering momentum. Design Director Michael Woolaway has now built nine bikes, and this is the latest—an uncompromising reworking of the Buell X1 Lightning, nicknamed ‘Bully.’<p>Let’s get the name out of the way first. “It’s somewhat to do with its silhouette, somewhat to …

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