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Hey Bulldog: Ad Hoc's beefy Ducati Multistrada

Hey Bulldog: Ad Hoc’s beefy Ducati Multistrada

There’s no conventional beauty in the oddball creations of David Gonzalez. But there’s a steady demand for the unusual bikes that roll out of his garage in Barcelona, Spain. The latest is ‘HyperRoad,’ a muscular Ducati Multistrada with a powerful stance. “The commission came from a guy who’s big Ducati fan,” says David. “He’d seen…

Yamaha XJ650 motorcycle customized by Ad Hoc Cafe Racers

Yamaha XJ650 by Ad Hoc

The sign of a truly skilled custom motorcycle builder is the ability to create something beautiful from inauspicious beginnings. I’m not saying that the shaft-drive Yamaha XJ650 is a sow’s ear, but it’s certainly not in the same aesthetic league as a Moto Guzzi Le Mans or BMW R100, say. Yamaha’s middleweight cruiser has not…

Yamaha SR250 ‘AG HOC’

We’ve used the term ‘low-key’ to describe Ad Hoc’s David Gonzalez before. His latest release—an audacious Yamaha SR250—is anything but. This cheeky-looking…

Yamaha XJ750 by Ad Hoc

David Gonzalez is one of those low-key, under-the-radar builders, slowly creating a portfolio of stylish and slightly unusual bikes. Ten months ago…