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Moto Guzzi custom: A Magnificent V7 racer from 46Works

A Magnificent V7: 46Works’ Moto Guzzi custom

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We’ve been fans of Shiro Nakajima’s work since Bike EXIF kicked off eight years ago. From classic restorations to full-on race bikes, he’s able to turn his hand to anything that requires high-end craftsmanship and an eye for detail. Nakajima is best known as the man who started up Ritmo Sereno, the Tokyo shop famous…

Moto Guzzi Ambassador by Ritmo Sereno

Ritmo Sereno Guzzi

Shiro Nakajima, the CEO of leading Japanese custom workshop Ritmo Sereno, is a keen vintage racer. He’s been campaigning his Moto Guzzi Ambassador for a couple of years now, and felt it was time for a refresh. In its original incarnation—which we revealed just over two years ago—the Guzzi looked more like a road machine…

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Ritmo Sereno BMW R100RS

In the mid-70s, the BMW R100RS was the most radical motorcycle you could buy. It was BMW’s answer to the relentless threat of large-capacity Japanese motorcycles, and it came with a seven-part fairing—a new style of bodywork that reportedly reduced side wind deflection by 60% over the standard S model. But it looked a little…

Moto Guzzi V7

Moto Guzzi V7 custom

Ritmo Sereno’s work is nothing less than automotive art. The latest special edition to roll out of the Tokyo workshop is this lovely custom Moto Guzzi V7 — based on a US-spec Ambassador imported into Japan and then torn down and rebuilt to Ritmo’s customary high standards. There’s also a raft of enhancements to make…

Ritmo Sereno’s racy custom BMW R69S

When this R69S rolled into the workshop of Tokyo resto-mod specialists Ritmo Sereno, it was a slightly gawky custom with mismatched curves and a shapeless…

BMW R100 race replica

Three years ago, Ritmo Sereno of Tokyo produced a stunning orange BMW R80 track bike—the highly successful ‘Nakajima’ racer. Now a Ritmo customer has commissioned…

Ritmo Sereno Rocket-R

Ritmo Sereno has just completed two new café motorcycles for a lucky client. And if there’s any remaining doubt that the Tokyo workshop is the…

Moto Guzzi Ambassador racer

We’ve got a bit of a thing for Moto Guzzi here, and this vintage racing motorcycle from Japan has got to be one of the…

Moto Guzzi Ambassador racebike

If you’re a fan of the Euro custom scene in Japan, you might guess that this molto bella 750cc V-twin is the work of Ritmo…