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Custom Honda VTR250 with a tracker vibe by Deus Japan

Mini Monster: Deus Japan reworks the Honda VTR250

2 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

There’s a huge flat track resurgence happening right now, and it’s spilling over into the custom domain. Even if most of the tracker-style builds we see aren’t actually destined for oval track glory, there’s something about the vibe that people love. The head wrench of Deus Ex Machina Tokyo is a massive fan: “There is…

The Bel Air 1200 Framer: A Harley Sportster cafe racer by Deus

Fresh: The Bel Air 1200 Framer by Deus

4 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

It’s usually a long time between builds from Deus’ L.A. workshop supremo Michael Woolaway—but they’re always worth the wait. Like this seriously hot rodded Harley cafe racer, the ‘Bel Air 1200 Framer.’ It’s got more curves than a racetrack, and enough grunt to spin the wheels at will. “When I started this bike, I knew…

Pure Escapism: South To Sian motorcycle and surf film by Deus Ex Machina

Pure Escapism: South To Sian by Deus Ex Machina

9 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / MOTORCYCLE VIDEOS

Deus Ex Machina has always celebrated the spaces where motorcycling and surfing co-exist. And this breathtaking film takes the escapism to a new level, set against the surreal backdrop of Indonesia. Directed by award-winning photographer Dustin Humphrey, South to Sian blends elements of a bike film, surf film and travel documentary into one awe-inspiring experience.

Big In Japan: A Mighty XL500 from Deus

Big In Japan: A Mighty XL500 from Deus Tokyo

11 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / RACING MOTORCYCLES

The Honda XL500 has achieved near-legendary status. Its front wheel is a ridiculous 23 inches, and it’s far too heavy for serious competition—but the engine is bulletproof and lives up to the old ‘stump-pulling grunt’ cliché. The guys at Deus Japan are fans of the XL500. So when they were looking for a street-legal machine…

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…