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Looking for a donor? Here's how to buy a motorcycle for your custom project.

Feature: How To Buy A Motorcycle

Adapted from the new book The Build: How the Masters Design Custom Motorcycles by Robert Hoekman Jr., including interviews with some of the most notable builders in the USA. When we talk about how to buy a motorcycle, we really mean “how to find a donor bike.” It’s a nice term, “donor bike”—all full of…

The motorcycle as art: Ducati MH900 by Hazan Motorworks.

The motorcycle as art: Hazan Motorworks’ Ducati

Max Hazan has a motto tattooed on his hand: “Ever forward in creation.” And he’s a man of his word, building intricate, unusual machines that willfully ignore the fickle winds of fashion. It’s an intensely individual approach, and one that has positioned LA-based Hazan at the top of the ‘motorcycle as art’ genre. He has…

BSA A50 motorcycle customized by Maxwell Hazan.

BSA A50 by Hazan Motorworks

Six months ago, Max Hazan shifted his workshop from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. But the cross-country trip barely interrupted his stride. This stark and beautiful BSA A50, the first build to come out of Max’s new LA shop, was completed in just five weeks. It’s a commissioned bike, built for a client who already has…

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist…