"Custom culture has gone through the stratosphere.
It's not even funny any more.
Colorado based manufacturers Ronin have gone and started a 47-run line of Buell customs - inspired by the legendary Japanese warriors of lore. Each one will be "
"Images via Wrenchmonkees & Bike Exif.
The thing about the Guzzi format, though, is what makes it so perfect or tweaking into the aesthetic stratosphere. That long, low-profiled engine and drive train coupled to a simple, spindle frame. The format "
"We asked Chris Hunter, editor of the world’s largest custom moto website, to select his favourite builders from recent months. So here’s the hand-picked Bike EXIF x Influx Selection: the builders (and bikes) that are reshaping the new "
"Brough Superior might be one of the most venerated bike brands in the history of motorcycling. But is the brand’s reboot just another high-end custom house taking the mickey with the prices it charges for a build?
When the "
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There are people out there who believe in the theory of dispersed and spontaneous, simultaneous evolution.
The theory goes, roughly, that mankind on the grandest scale is passing through huge cycles of time - "
"The days of working on your own bike (or car) have been pretty scarce in more recent years, but custom-builds are gradually becoming more and more popular. Jay Shepherd tells us his story.
As a self-employed builder, Jay’s bike "
This monster is currently the fastest Naked Street Bike in the world - having clocked 172 MPH this year at Bonneville.
Its not the sort of bike you'd consider for a daily ride – it's the prototype X132 Hellcat Combat, and it "
"In 1962 a very swift breadvan competed at Le Mans.
It was unofficial in many ways. It wasn't raced by Ferrari, the company which built the 250 GT on which it was based, and it wasn't actually called a breadvan by the "
"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes.
"Half a century separates two memorable drives in Minis old and new. Same driver, same exuberant enthusiasm.
Strapped into the driving seat of a bright red MINI Cooper S is someone whose driving credentials far exceed those of his contemporaries. "
"Many of you will have heard of the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, close to Milan, dedicated to the history of the Italian brand.
But a less well-known shrine to Alfa is only six miles away: a private collection, with "