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‘81 Yamaha XV920R- Hageman Motorcycles

Most custom bike shops would gnaw off an arm to build a ride for biking royalty like Billy Joel. It’s the kind of job that can really put a shop on …

Motorcycles

8 Gorgeous Old-School Motorcycles Rebuilt Into Modern Classics

"The sterotypical motorcyclist," Chris Hunter writes in the introduction to <i>The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders</i>, "used to be a rakish …

Little Baby: Cafe Racer Dreams' SR125

Let’s be honest: most of the bikes that make waves on the custom scene are big-budget builds. They cost as much as a new motorcycle driven off a showroom floor.<p>And that’s fine, because that’s the price of personalization in a commoditized world. High-level artistry does not come cheap. But it’s …

Motorcycles

Asleep at the Wheel Ready All-Star Bob Wills Tribute With Help From Avetts, Willie Nelson

Asleep at the Wheel has always worn its affinity for Bob Wills proudly, but never more so than on its upcoming album. <i>Still the King: Celebrating the</i> …

Music

The Original Retro Motorcycles

If you’re anywhere near as old as I am (somewhere between early retirement and keeling over while shoveling snow), you might actually remember a time …

1969 Honda CL350 Cafe Racer

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Cafe Racers<br>• Honda<br>• Japanese<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Honda CL350 was the marque’s best selling model for a number of years between …

The Business of Customizing Old Motorcycles

<i>Untitled builds interesting and usable old school motorcycles in a small workshop under the railway arches in north London. And they’re doing a very good job of it too. So when we read an interview with Untitled’s co-founder Adam Kay in Classic Bike Guide, we jumped on it. It’s a great counterpoint</i> …

Motorcycles

Suzuki GN125 by Dream Wheels Heritage

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<p>Portugal recently updated their licensing laws to allow anyone with a standard car license to …

Motorcycles

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Honda CB550

Top 5 2-stroke motorcycles

There’s nothing quite like the smell of two-stroke oil. Or the sound of a swarm of two-strokes hurtling down the track at full tilt. Then there’s that power band—a trait that earned some larger-capacity bikes the title of ‘widow maker’.<p>Whatever the reason, there’s a certain romanticism associated …

A very simple build on a Honda CB750. Makes the bike look small. I reckon it looks great

A very simple build on a Honda CB750. Makes the bike look small. I reckon it looks great.