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Destination Austin: The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

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For one weekend in April, Austin, Texas is the home of motorcycling. The Grand Prix of The Americas features the fastest riders on earth, defying the laws of physics and showing off their Texas lean. But a few miles down the road, the cultural heart of two wheels beats on E 5th Street, at the…

Custom Honda FT500 Ascot by Revival Cycles

Rhapsody in Blue: Revival Cycles’ Honda FT500 Ascot

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Think of Revival Cycles and you probably picture big budget, genre-smashing customs like the BMW Landspeeder. But Alan Stulberg and his crew are quite happy to work their magic on the humblest of machines. And they don’t get more humble than the early 80s Honda FT500 Ascot. The ‘FT’ apparently stands for ‘flat track,’ but…

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…

Ducati 650 Pantah by Revival Cycles

By Alan Stulberg’s own admission, Revival Cycles is “the kind of shop that puts subtlety high on the list of design priorities.” It shows—Revival’s builds…

Guzzi V50 Monza by Revival Cycles

There will be many, many beautiful machines at this weekend’s Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Texas. But I’m prepared to bet that one of the stars…