Tucked away in Cape Town’s quaint Bo-Kaap area lies Los Muertos Motorcycles—a relatively new custom shop with a store-front-slash-café. During my first visit I noticed a stripped down ’81 Honda XL500 behind
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.
When asked to reveal their influences, builders can come up with some pretty odd answers. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen “a wood-burning stove” credited before. ‘Moon’ comes from Thrive Motorcycle of
Sergio Armet burst onto the custom scene a couple of years ago with a brilliant Honda NX650 custom, ‘Kiddo Uno.’ He’s been busy in his Barcelona workshop ever since, and he’s now returned to his roots
If there’s a builder entitled to look back on 2013 with a quiet sense of satisfaction, it’s John Ryland of Classified Moto. He’s enjoyed both critical and commercial success, with so many commissions had
The Kawasaki W650 is a motorcycle just begging to be customized. Production ended in 2008, but it’s easy to find one on the secondhand market, prices are reasonable, and custom parts are plentiful. There