• BMW Tracker by Fuel

    BMW Tracker by Fuel

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Karles Vives builds motorcycles with a purpose. When he’s not beavering away in his Barcelona workshop, he’s organizing Scram Africa, an exhilarating blast through the desert for owners of classic and custom bikes. Karles’ own BMW builds are designed to handle the rough stuff, but… Read more »

  • Honda XR650L by Digital Directiv

    Honda XR650L by Digital Directiv

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The Honda XR650L is one of those big, bulletproof dual sport bikes that never seem to change. It’s tough and simple to fix, just like its evergreen competitors—the Suzuki DR650 and the Kawasaki KLR650. With a 21-inch front wheel and a 37-inch seat height, the… Read more »

  • New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

    New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

  • Chris Hunter Motorcycle Gear

    The riding season is in full swing in the northern hemisphere, and that means a steady flow of cool new motorcycle gear hitting the shops and online stores. This month we’re looking at a hooded jacket from ICON 1000, Kevlar tailoring for your favorite jeans,… Read more »

  • gpz900r

    Kawasaki GPz900r by ICON

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The 1980s get a bad rap. Music, fashion and hairstyles are all cheap targets—and 1980s motorcycles haven’t fared much better. But if there’s a bike that deserves a second chance, it’s Kawasaki’s blindingly fast GPz900R. The narrow 16-valve engine was light years ahead of others… Read more »

  • Dan Mantyla’s Honda CL

    Dan Mantyla’s Honda CL

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,,

    After acquiring a 1974 Honda CL 200, unspoiled yet barely running, Dan Mantyla was faced with a decision: restore or customize? Dan is a guy who understands the connection between art and engineering. He’s a shed-builder by night and a web developer by day. “I… Read more »

  • The ultimate Triumph Scrambler?

    The ultimate Triumph Scrambler?

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The Scrambler is one of the most-loved Triumph motorcycles of recent times. But there’s a common criticism: its off-road performance doesn’t quite match those beguiling looks. That shortfall has just been blown to smithereens by a team of five motorcycle engineers. And not just any… Read more »

  • Yamaha XJ650 by Ad Hoc

    Yamaha XJ650 by Ad Hoc

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The sign of a truly skilled custom motorcycle builder is the ability to create something beautiful from inauspicious beginnings. I’m not saying that the shaft-drive Yamaha XJ650 is a sow’s ear, but it’s certainly not in the same aesthetic league as a Moto Guzzi Le… Read more »

  • BMW Boxer by Officine Rossopuro

    BMW Boxer by Officine Rossopuro

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    With the BMW R-series becoming the platform du jour for custom builds, it’s getting harder to create something new—without simply being ‘different’ for the sake of it. That was the quandary faced by Filippo Barbacane of Officine Rossopuro, one of Italy’s top custom builders and… Read more »

  • The Wall of Death Indian Scout

    The Wall of Death Indian Scout

  • Chris Hunter Racing Motorcycles ,

    The launch of the new Scout in Sturgis had to be more than a silly sheet-pull. So Indian Motorcycle looked to history for inspiration. Revealing the bike on a Wall of Death was the answer—with the task of creating a one-off machine falling to Indian’s… Read more »

  • Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

    Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The English workshop Auto Fabrica is fast developing a distinctive style. It’s the reduction of the motorcycle to its simplest form, finished to the highest standard with low-key paintwork. And it’s incredibly easy on the eye. If there’s a four-wheeled parallel, it’s those super-sanitary hot… Read more »

  • Huckberry x Bike EXIF Sale

    Huckberry x Bike EXIF Sale

  • Moto Guzzi V7 Stone by Venier Customs

    Moto Guzzi V7 Stone by Venier Customs

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    You don’t see many customs based on brand new motorcycles. It’s usually a good few years before the grinder is fired up and the sparks begin to fly. So this machine is something of a rarity: it’s a V7 Stone tweaked by Stefano Venier into… Read more »