New Series: 11 Essential Books For Your Motorcycle Workshop

11 Essential Books For Your Motorcycle Workshop

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If you live in a major city, there are probably motorcycle workshop classes near you. But what if you can’t get to a class—or prefer to figure things out in your own garage or shed? This new series on motorcycle building is designed to help you. Every couple of weeks, we’ll have a how-to article…

Electric street tracker motorcycle by Shanghai Customs

Get Amped: Shanghai Custom’s electrifying street tracker

Despite a mind-boggling population of 24 million, Shanghai seems like a questionable location for a custom bike shop. Chinese laws make it expensive to register imported vehicles, and the bigger the capacity, the harder it gets. Still, this hasn’t deterred Kiwi Matthew Waddick and his crew at Shanghai Customs. When they launched three years ago,…

Kawasaki KZ1000 LTD resto-mod by Venier Customs

Turning Japanese: A KZ1000 resto-mod from Venier

Custom trends will come and go, but the art of the resto-mod will always have a place in the pantheon of motorcycle culture. And one of the finest exponents of the genre is Stefano Venier. Stefano’s bikes always remain true to their original purpose—but they do it a little bit better, and with a lot…