Werk Of Art: A hot-rodded BMW R80 cafe racer by Walzwerk Racing

Werk Of Art: WalzWerk’s BMW R80 cafe racer

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We keep wondering why our inbox is flooded with classic BMWs. Now WalzWerk Racing have provided a clue: you can turn an airhead into just about anything. “We call our BMW series Schizzo,” says owner Marcus Walz, “because it’s schizophrenic how many possibilities there are to build up a bike on the same simple base.”

Showstopper: a hot-rodded Ducati Scrambler custom from Marcus Walz.

Showstopper: Marcus Walz’s Ducati Scrambler

Can you believe it’s almost a year since Ducati threw the wraps off the new Scrambler? Since then, it’s become Ducati’s most popular bike—outselling the Multistrada by two to one. The Scrambler was revealed at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany. The next Intermot show will be 2016, and in a neat twist of fate,…

Marcus Walz builds custom motorcycles for Formula One's top drivers. But his latest bike is a throwback—an amazing Ayrton Senna 20th Anniversary tribute.

Ayrton Senna tribute by Marcus Walz

It’s a common sight to see Formula One drivers zooming up and down the pit lane on scooters. But many of these hardcore racers have more serious motorcycles secreted away in their personal garages. Guys like Lewis Hamilton, Jensen Button, Mark Webber and Michael Schumacher are all two-wheeled aficionados—and many enjoy customizing their bikes too.…

Ducati Sport 1000

Ducati Sport 1000 Jubiläumsbike

If you live in mainland Europe and ride a motorcycle, you’ve probably bought parts or accessories from a company called Louis. The Hamburg-based company is Europe’s largest moto retailer, and it’s just celebrated its 75th anniversary. To mark the occasion, Louis commissioned Marcus Walz to build a custom Ducati Sport 1000 — and asked for…

Walz Hardcore Veyron

Marcus Walz of German custom builder Hardcore Cycles is not the shy and retiring type, and neither are his customers, it would seem. This latest…