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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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JvB-Moto Ducati Monster 1100

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 called ‘Flat Red.’<p>Jens then built Flat Red for real, and the bike launched his company …

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Moto Guzzi "Suzuka 8 Hours" racer

The custom scene is awash with concepts and Photoshop renders and imagined bikes. But designer Davide Caforio, who flits between Milan and Rome, has turned an inspired idea into reality.<p>Caforio is an accomplished Moto Guzzi builder, and well known within his native Italy. He’s now created a tribute …

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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 …

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Honda CB750 bobber

If you build customs in Florida or the southeastern States, chances are you’ll know Moe Colors. Based in Tampa, Moe Roberts paints bikes for big-time builders like Dime City Cycles and Greg Hageman, and he’s also in demand for work on custom guitars.<p>This is Moe’s own ride, and like his paint, it’s …

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1973 Honda CB350 custom

Not all new wave customs are fair weather bikes. This long, low Honda CB350 K4 comes from inside the Arctic Circle—or, to be more precise, from the small city of Rovaniemi in Lapland, northern Finland. The average annual temperature is a smidge above zero °C, and there’s snow on the ground for 175 …

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