Based on the Honda Dominator, this custom scrambler comes from Dream Wheels Heritage and Capêlo's Garage of Portugal.

Double Act: Dream Wheels’ custom scrambler

Nuno Capêlo is one of those renaissance guys who have way too much talent. He’s an architect-turned-bike-designer, who can sketch out sharp-looking concepts ready to be turned into metal. Nuno’s CV includes Portugal’s best builders—including it roCkS!bikes and Ton-Up Garage. And now he can add this very funky custom scrambler to the list.

Marco di Marcelloworks as a physiotherapist—but he has build custom Honda Dominator NX650 worthy of a pro garage.

Beach Body: The Honda Dominator NX650, Italian style

Established shops have the pick of the crop when it comes to donor bikes for projects. But when you’re a first-time builder, choosing a suitable platform to cut your teeth on can be daunting. Ideally, you want something affordable, reliable and easy to work with. The Honda Dominator NX650 is the perfect candidate—which is why…

Dirty Sandy: a custom Honda Dominator dual sport from France.

Dirty Sandy: 4h10’s custom Honda dual sport

Most custom Honda Dominators trade their original lines for a cleaner, flat-tracker inspired look. This particular one breaks that mould with a rough, throwback scrambler vibe—and we dig it. It belongs to Nico, co-founder of French moto lifestyle site 4H10. With two café builds under his belt, he wanted a daily runner with a totally…

Honda NX650

Top 5 Honda NX650

Take a look at a stock Honda NX650 Dominator, and it’s hard to believe how popular it’s become with custom builders. Lurking under all that bodywork is a pretty cool motorcycle though—a great all-rounder with legendary Honda reliability and loads of potential. Honda produced the 644cc thumper from 1988 to 2000 as a faired dual-sport…

Honda NX650 custom

Many builders cite similar reasons for taking up their craft, one of them being a growing dissatisfaction with modern motorcycle design. This, and an over-active…

Cafe Racer Dreams NX650

I’m starting to wonder if the NX650 is set to replace the CB750 as the favorite Honda platform for custom builders. In Europe, a Honda…

Honda Dominator custom

If I had to pick the next trend in custom bike building, it’d be a move away from cafe racers on Firestones and towards chunky,…

Honda NX650 custom

It’s always good to see a new custom shop on the scene. And it’s even better when the first bike is a winner, straight out…