Playing Hookie: Nico Mueller’s killer CB750

Playing Hookie: Nico Mueller’s killer CB750

It takes more than a run-of-the-mill Honda CB750 to get our attention these days, but this low-slung speziall from Germany is very special indeed. The stance is spot on, the lines flow with purpose, and the finish is stark and beautiful. It’s the sixth build… Read more »

Filo Rosso: A Magni racer for the road

Filo Rosso: A Magni racer for the road

Vintage race bikes sound good in theory. But unless you’re handy with a spanner and have access to an underground parts network, they’re likely to drain your bank account faster than a weekend in Vegas. So wouldn’t it be good if you could have a… Read more »

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Shop Visit: See See Motor Coffee Co.

Shop Visit: See See Motor Coffee Co.

Thor Drake owns Portland’s finest custom motorcycle store. He is also improbably tall, and his name is pronounced ‘Tor’ with no ‘h’. You could say he’s the living embodiment of the city’s unofficial slogan: “Keep Portland Weird.” If the name sounds familiar, that’s probably because… Read more »

Turn your CBR1000rr into a “cafe fighter”

Turn your CBR1000rr into a “cafe fighter”

How much power is too much power? In the motorcycle world, it’s a question that will never be answered. But if you love customs and don’t mind changing your underwear after every ride, Bill Webb has the solution for you. His latest creation is the… Read more »

Exclusive: Husqvarna motorcycle concepts

Exclusive: Husqvarna motorcycle concepts

Husqvarna has always had that elusive cool factor. Bikes sporting the classic “gun sight” logo have traditionally been fast and good-looking—just like famous owner Steve McQueen, whose weapon of choice in the 1970s was a Husky 400. Today, that cool factor has just ramped up… Read more »

Shop visit: Deus Milano

Shop visit: Deus Milano

Welcome to a new series on the world’s best motorcycle shops. We’re kicking off with Deus Milano, because this week is EICMA week—when Milan hosts the world’s most exciting motorcycle show. EICMA is open to the public for just four days. But that’s enough time… Read more »

Dirty Geisha: Maria Motorcycles XT600

Dirty Geisha: Maria Motorcycles XT600

Turning old dualies into retro customs is all the rage lately. We’re not complaining—done right, the results are sharp looking, easy-going bikes. The process comes with challenges: Most thumpers built in the ’80s and ’90s celebrated function over form. They’re delightfully utilitarian, but that means… Read more »

Clutch Customs’ sublime Kawasaki KZ650

Clutch Customs’ sublime Kawasaki KZ650

Kawasaki KZ650s don’t come across our desks too often. So we were intrigued to see this one from Monsieur Willie Knoll at Paris’ Clutch Custom Motorcycles. Willie has an obsession with lines and details, and a knack for nipping and tucking a bike until everything… Read more »