Triumph Bonneville T100 by Clutch

Triumph Bonneville T100 by Clutch

As long as Triumph keep churning out modern classics, builders will be lining up to chop them. This latest example is a 2007 Bonneville T100—tastefully reworked by the crew at Clutch Custom Motorcycles. Clutch Custom operates out of Paris’ 12th arrondissement, and if I had… Read more »

The Wall of Death Indian Scout

The Wall of Death Indian Scout

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 »

Sponsored: Icon 1000 The Hood motorcycle jacket

The new Icon 1000 Hood jacket
Moto Guzzi Ambassador by BCR

Moto Guzzi Ambassador by BCR

Anyone who’s considered building a traditional café-racer has probably stumbled upon Benjie Flipprboi’s site at some point. As Benjie’s Café Racers, he produces a wide array of good looking bolt-on parts from his Corona, California base—and he builds pretty desirable bespoke motorcycles to boot. This… Read more »

Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

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 »

CMBL Yamaha SR500 ‘ZedCat’

CMBL Yamaha SR500 ‘ZedCat’

Surfing and custom motorcycles are two cultures that, when combined, often produce radical results. For example, the ZedCat: a delightful Yamaha SR500 with a slightly juvenile slant, from relative newcomers CMBL. CMBL (pronounce “symbol”) is the motorcycle-building side project of surfer John Eldridge. Based in… Read more »

Honda CB360 by Federal Moto

Honda CB360 by Federal Moto

I must confess, I get excited every time a “budget build” from a professional outfit lands in my inbox. The true masters are those that can do the most with the least—finding innovative ways to build bikes that are humble in price without sacrificing an… Read more »

Editorial: Authenticity

Editorial: Authenticity

A few days ago, motojournalist Jason Cormier published a hard-hitting critique of the current custom motorcycle scene. At 4,000 words it’s a long piece, but also a very interesting read. With Jason’s permission, we’re republishing it here. The whole concept of authenticity (and what is… Read more »

Huckberry x Bike EXIF Sale

Huckberry x Bike EXIF Sale

Nothing says ‘freedom’ like loading up your motorcycle, firing up the engine, and heading off in search of the perfect road. It’s a reset button for the brain—an escape route from the minutiae of everyday life. To help you get the most out of your… Read more »