Turning The Harley 883 Into A Scrambler

Turning The Harley 883 Into A Scrambler

It looks like 2015 is going to be the Year Of The Scrambler. It’s fast becoming the dominant genre on the new wave custom scene, and manufacturers are getting into the act too. As everyone knows, Ducati has joined Triumph in offering a factory scrambler—and… Read more »

Shop Visit: Cape Town, South Africa

Shop Visit: Cape Town, South Africa

I’ve lived in Cape Town for about twenty years now. It’s considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world—with mountains, beaches and wineries all within easy reach. If you’re a motorcyclist, there’s an endless supply of meandering roads in every direction: the Cederberg… Read more »

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Feelin’ Funny with Cleveland CycleWerks

Feelin’ Funny with Cleveland CycleWerks

The 1970s was the golden era of gasoline. And the fumes were strongest on the drag strip, where Funny Cars ruled supreme. Names like “Jungle Jim” Liberman and Don “The Snake” Prudhomme are the stuff of legend. And word of those legends has travelled to… Read more »

Très cool: Dinamax’s custom Yamaha TW125

Très cool: Dinamax’s custom Yamaha TW125

Yamaha’s diminutive TW125 has become something of a cult classic in the world of custom motorcycles. It’s easy to see why: this humble farm bike exudes an honest charm that’s hard to ignore. Dimitri Chaussinand certainly gets it. Despite owning a perfectly good Triumph Speed… Read more »

From Safari to Street: 66 Motorcycles’ XR600

From Safari to Street: 66 Motorcycles’ XR600

Few motorcycles can tackle the Australian outback as well as a Honda XR600. This is the machine that kick-started Honda’s 18-year Baja 1000 winning streak, and the reliability and raw power of the mighty XR have made it a desert racing legend. The 1996 model… Read more »

This Harley Street 750 is a blast from the past

This Harley Street 750 is a blast from the past

What’s the best-looking Harley-Davidson of all time? We’d put our money on the XRTT road racer from the 1970s: the one with the sleek fiberglass fairing, orange-and-black paint and Ceriani drum brakes. Many of those original 750s were destroyed in action. Probably less than 25… Read more »

¡Qué bonita! A Sublime R100 RS from Spain

¡Qué bonita! A Sublime R100 RS from Spain

Ever since he established Kiddo Motors in 2010, Sergio Armet has held our attention with a steady stream of keen-looking builds. Customers have noticed too—so Sergio’s had to grow his team. Last year, 24-year-old Christoffer Mårtensson—a product designer from Malmö, Sweden—hopped over to Barcelona to… Read more »

Dreamliner: a Ducati-powered custom from Deus

Dreamliner: a Ducati-powered custom from Deus

Most customs are a compromise between form and function. Michael Woolaway is firmly on the side of function—so we’re guessing this new build from Deus’ LA workshop is a blast to ride. The vibe is raw and mechanical. “I wanted to recreate the feel of… Read more »