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A Modern-Day Majestic: ‘The Six’ with Honda CBX power, by Revival Cycles

A Modern-Day Majestic: ‘The Six’ by Revival Cycles

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The Handbuilt Show is happening this coming weekend in Austin, Texas. One of the USA’s premium custom bike events, it’s packed each year with lustworthy handcrafted machines, curated by hosts Revival Cycles. But even though this six-cylinder, hub-steered oddity is Revival’s handiwork—and will fit right in—it won’t be at the show this year. That’s because…

Ducati 900 SS custom motorcycle

Custom Ducati: The TT3 Difazio 900SS

With literally hundreds of machines dropping into my inbox every week, it takes something truly special to stop me in my tracks. This is one such machine, a remarkable Ducati 900 SS modified beyond recognition—and with great skill. The builder, Bernard Mont, calls the bike a “TT3 Difazio”—an imagined collaboration between the engineers Fabio Taglioni…

Neracar

The extraordinary 1921 Ner-a-Car motorcycle

For a hundred years, motorcycle designers have been toying with different ways to connect the front wheel to the frame. And there’s always been someone trying to make hub center steering work. The machine you’re looking at here was probably the first attempt: called the Ner-a-Car, it was designed by American Carl Neracher during the…

1929 Majestic

This extraordinary French motorcycle from between the wars was spotted by Paul d’Orléans in Bavaria recently. He sums it up perfectly: “The…