Top 5 Yamaha XJR1300 Customs

The big news on the custom scene right now is the launch of the revised Yamaha XJR1300. The old bruiser has been revitalized and repackaged…

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…

Top 5 2-stroke motorcycles

There’s nothing quite like the smell of two-stroke oil. Or the sound of a swarm of two-strokes hurtling down the track at full tilt. Then…

Top 5 Modern Motorcycles Part II

Last week we showcased five modern motorcycles that hit the mark in terms of attitude and style. It was a mix of retro re-issues and…

Top 5 Modern Motorcycles

It’s a widely held opinion that contemporary motorcycle design isn’t quite what it used to be. The sense of nostalgia that fuels the custom scene…

Top 5 Concept Motorcycles

Car manufacturers occasionally dip a toe into the world of two wheels. It’s usually in the form of an expensive bicycle designed to be strapped…

Top 5 Yamaha SR400

It’s one thing to talk about the ‘enduring appeal’ of a motorcycle. It’s quite another for that appeal to translate into solid showroom sales, year…

Top 5 Triumph Hardtail Motorcycles

If there’s one style of custom motorcycle that’s always been popular, it’s the mighty hardtail. Reminiscent of the board and dirt trackers of old, the…

Top 5 Ducati Monster customs

The Ducati Monster is one of the most iconic motorcycles of all time. Since it went on sale in 1993, over 275,000 have rolled out…

Top 5 Triton motorcycles

The idea was simple: take the best engine and the best frame of the time, and combine them. In the 60s, that was considered to…

Top 5 Kawasaki KZ750s

I’ll admit it, I didn’t know that Kawasaki made a twin-cylinder ‘Z’ until I came across the bikes we’ve selected below. It seems illogical that…

Top 5 Harley Panheads

Is Harley-Davidson’s venerable Panhead the best looking motorcycle engine of all time? It’s certainly up there with the Triumph and Moto Guzzi twins. It’s nearly…

Top 5 Honda NX650

Take a look at a stock Honda NX650 Dominator, and it’s hard to believe how popular it’s become with custom builders. Lurking under all that…

Top 5 Triumph Bonneville customs

We’ve already rounded up our favorite Triumph Scramblers and Thruxtons, but today we’re tackling the base model in Triumph’s modern classics line—the Bonneville. Styled after…