"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 "
"Even in standard guise, it hunted muscle cars around race tracks like wasps harassing a nervous child - a testament to its handling prowess, low weight, and predictable handling. Clear from the rally and race track success was that it "
"The smell of a small, two-stroke engine and the sound of it ring-ding-dinging into life still sends a little excited shiver down my back.
As kids, even if we couldn’t get out to ride, my brother and I used "
"It wasn’t any of his five world titles.
It wasn’t having a statue of himself unveiled in his hometown of Tranas. Nor was it having his sport’s World Cup trophy named after him.
Those incredible accolades may "
"I’ve been watching you. Watching and waiting, patiently preparing to finally have my say on who’s worse – the Northerners or the Southerners. As all of us Brits know, we’re a nation split horizontally across the middle between "