¡Qué bonita! A Sublime R100 RS from Spain

Since he established Kiddo Motors in 2010, Sergio Armet's held our attention with a steady stream of good-looking custom bikes, like this BMW R100.

Ever since he established Kiddo Motors in 2010, Sergio Armet has held our attention with a steady stream of keen-looking builds. Customers have noticed too—so Sergio’s had to grow his team.

Last year, 24-year-old Christoffer Mårtensson—a product designer from Malmö, Sweden—hopped over to Barcelona to join the workshop. He’s now cut his teeth on this stripped down BMW R100 RS. Read more »

Dreamliner: a Ducati-powered custom from Deus

This incredible Ducati Monster-powered custom was built by Deus in LA and inspired by the raw, mechanical feel of 1960s Chevys.
Most customs are a compromise between form and function. Michael Woolaway is firmly on the side of function—so we’re guessing this new build from Deus’ LA workshop is a blast to ride.

The vibe is raw and mechanical. “I wanted to recreate the feel of a 1960s Ferrari, or the Chevys that I grew up with,” says Woolie. “When you opened up the hood, all you found was a motor, coils, distributor, and a battery. Just what you need, and no more.” Read more »

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Paint It Black: CB 750 x Corpses from Hell

Paint It Black: CB 750 x Corpses from Hell

Done right, hand-drawn illustrations on custom motorcycles can be seriously cool. And Maxwell Paternoster (AKA Corpses from Hell) sure knows how to do it right. So when we saw a fuel tank adorned with Maxwell’s artwork pop up on his Instagram account, we were immediately… Read more »

70s Muscle: Santiago’s Kawasaki Z1000 cafe racer

70s Muscle: Santiago’s Kawasaki Z1000 cafe racer

If the sixties was the heyday for muscle cars, the seventies was the era of superbikes. Cars that could run the quarter mile in 13 seconds were considered fast, but the Kawasaki H1 and Honda CB750 were equally rapid. Then the literbike inline fours arrived—like… Read more »

Pata Negra: Speed Merchant’s Black Pig

Pata Negra: Speed Merchant’s Black Pig

As custom Harleys go, we like ours lean and sporty. This street tracker from Speed Merchant hits the spot perfectly. Based in California, Speed Merchant produces bolt-on bits for select Triumph and Harley-Davidson models. Brandon Holstein—one third of the Speed Merchant team—handles all custom fabrication… Read more »

Top 5 BMW R Nine T customs

Top 5 BMW R Nine T customs

BMW came out swinging when they released the R nineT. Even before the bike went on sale, it was farmed out to some of the world’s top custom builders: a clear indication of BMW’s new-found love for the custom scene. There’s a lot to love… Read more »

Original Cafe Racer: Adam Grice’s killer Triton

Original Cafe Racer: Adam Grice’s killer Triton

The term ‘café racer’ has become so abused, it’s lost virtually all meaning. (Okay, we’re occasionally guilty too.) So let’s go back to square one, and check out a bike that fits the description to a T. This drop-dead gorgeous Triton belongs to Englishman Adam… Read more »

Low rider: Classified Moto’s Kawasaki Zephyr

Low rider: Classified Moto’s Kawasaki Zephyr

The Zephyr ZR750 is one of the best secondhand buys around. Twenty years ago, it left road testers lukewarm—but today, owners love them. And you can get an absolutely mint early 90s example for around $2,000. That’s when the economics of the custom motorcycle business… Read more »