Ducati 900SS by El Solitario

When a Ducati 900SS rolls into a workshop for a big-budget overhaul, it usually leaves a few weeks later looking just like it did when…

Moto Guzzi V65 by El Solitario

For a pursuit that is all about freedom and individuality, the world of custom motorcycles can be a strangely serious business. Are those tires good…

El Solitario’s art deco BMW R75/5

Custom motorcycles are a mix of art and engineering—and there’s a tension in that mix. Trends develop, and quickly become cliché. But occasionally a builder…

El Solitario ‘Winning Loser’

It’s stating the obvious, but some bikes are easier to customize than others. If you’ve got a Ducati SportClassic or Harley Sportster sitting in your…

El Solitario Triumph T120R

Love them or hate them, Spanish builders El Solitario MC have an eye for a good paintjob: their 1969 Triumph T120R sports paint by the…

El Solitario’s “Pop Cycles”

And now for something completely different. This is a collection of three bikes far removed from anything we’ve shown before. They’re not bikes for measuring…