Urban Scrambler: Caiman’s Honda CX500

Urban Scrambler: Caiman’s Honda CX500

South Africa is a motorcycling nirvana—especially for dual-sport riders. From the winelands in the Western Cape, all the way across to the Midlands in KwaZulu Natal, great riding and idyllic scenery abound. Commuting in Johannesburg is a far cry from traversing the countryside though. Jozi… Read more »

Backyard build: Dave Lehl’s Honda CB550

Backyard build: Dave Lehl’s Honda CB550

We get quite a few emails from readers asking why we focus so much on pro customs, and not backyard builds from talented amateurs. It’s partly because pro builders push the envelope more often, but it’s also because it’s much harder for amateurs to hit… Read more »

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The return of Speedy Working Motors

The return of Speedy Working Motors

How can you not love a motorcycle brand called Speedy Working Motors? It might sound like a slogan on a Japanese t-shirt, but SWM is actually an Italian marque with a solid history going back to 1971. SWM went bust in 1984, but the company… Read more »

Exclusive: Win a Pagnol M1 jacket

Exclusive: Win a Pagnol M1 jacket

The competition is now closed and we have a winner: 34 year-old Henry Mochida of Hawaii. Henry rides a black Kawasaki ZR750, and is soon moving to New Hampshire—just around the corner from Walt Siegl’s shop. Today we’ve got an exciting giveaway for Bike EXIF… Read more »

Shop Visit: For The Love Of Motorcycles

Shop Visit: For The Love Of Motorcycles

Four months ago, two of the most highly respected builders in California joined forces and opened a store on Los Angeles’ famed Melrose Avenue. Called For The Love Of Motorcycles, it’s quickly become a haven for anyone who … do we need to spell it… Read more »

A different kind of Ducati Scrambler

A different kind of Ducati Scrambler

In the motorcycling world, all eyes are on Ducati at the moment, with the new Scrambler going on sale in January 2015. So we perked up when we heard about another Ducati Scrambler—from Speedtractor, one of our favorite Japanese builders. It’s based on a 1988… Read more »

Recall: A BMW R75 dressed to kill

Recall: A BMW R75 dressed to kill

As classic BMWs go, the “slash-5s” are pretty sought after. They’re packed with little styling details that eventually fell away on later models—like the rounded air box, ‘peanut’ engine covers and the ‘toaster’ tank. Add those details to a luscious old-school paint job, and you’ve… Read more »

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 »