A fresh spin on the airhead BMW custom from Vagabund No ratings yet.

Vagabund Moto have built some of the sharpest BMW airheads we’ve seen. They’ve developed a signature style too: custom boxers with stark, futuristic lines, and amazing attention to the tiniest of design details. But the Austrian builders Paul Brauchart and Philipp Rabl don’t want to be pigeonholed into one style. They’ve decided to change it…

FORREST GRUMP. Woidwerk’s ‘Mad Fritz’ BMW R80 Cafe Roadster No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise. Namely, Ralf from Bavaria’s Woidwerk motorcycles (literally, ‘Forest Factory’) tearing shit up on his latest creation, a BMW R80 roadster he calls ‘Mad Fritz’. Well, you’d be mad too if you looked this good and had to spend…

Icy Fresh: the Impuls x BSTN Ducati 916 ‘Concord’ No ratings yet.

If you’re a sneaker freak, you’ll know all about the Air Jordan XI Concord. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, it’s part of the legend that surrounds basketball player Michael Jordan—and it’s also the most popular model in the iconic Air Jordan range. Michael Jordan is a keen motorcyclist, and even backed a race team a few…

EXTENDED REVIEW: 2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 & Vitpilen 701 No ratings yet.

Written by Marlon Slack These bikes are nothing if not divisive. You’ll either think they’re the best looking motorcycles on the market or you’re just plain wrong. To my eyes they’re so damn striking I can’t help but love them. But you’ve probably already made your mind up about their looks. And as distinctive as they…

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 9 December, 2018 No ratings yet.

A pair of BMW R NineT customs channeling the past and the future, a glorious Rickman Metisse, and an all-time classic Honda race bike. It’s a mixed bag this week. Rickman Metisse by Chelsea Borchert The Rickman Metisse is the quintessential desert sled, and one of the most iconic motorcycles ever. It was developed by…

Video: Yamaha Star Eluder Project Bike | Part 1 No ratings yet.

Test riding the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder before the project begins. (Videography and photography by Ray Gauger and Joe Agustin) New for 2018, the Yamaha Star Eluder is a bagger built on the same platform as the Star Venture. Both have bold, modern bodywork wrapped around a massive, 113-cubic-inch, air-cooled V-twin, and they’re equipped with contemporary…

Two new vintage style motorcycles from 46Works No ratings yet.

It’s around this time of year that all the top Japanese builders release their latest customs. Many workshops have spent weeks burning the midnight oil to get a bike ready for display at the Yokohama show, but Shiro Nakajima of 46Works has been even busier than most—he’s just revealed two amazing new builds. We’ve been…

BLOCK PARTY. H Garage’s Savage Honda Valkyrie Streetfighter No ratings yet.

Written by Martin Hodgson You know it for its Bourbon, Derby and Fried Chicken, but the Bluegrass State of Kentucky celebrated for its fertile pastures, is a place where you get back what you put in. That’s meant Scott Halbleib has been successful in the corporate world, been a bartender and grafted as a carpenter;…

On the ground at Mooneyes: BMW unveils a 1800 cc custom No ratings yet.

We’re in constant awe of the Japanese custom motorcycle scene. Our compadres in the Land of the Rising Sun have an approach to customization that’s as unique as their culture—hallmarked by unrivalled levels of creativity and craftsmanship. But thanks to geographic and linguistic limitations, it’s a world we mostly admire from afar. The Yokohama Hot…