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Ton-Up Garage gives a 2006 Triumph Bonneville a vintage hot rod vibe

Ton-Up’s ‘HotRod’: A Bonneville for nostalgia freaks

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Even though we’re total moto-nuts, we appreciate fine automobiles too. The lads from Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage are kindred spirits: self-confessed petrol heads who love anything with an engine. That love shows through with their newest release, a low and lean Triumph Bonneville called ‘HotRod.’ “It’s our interpretation of the crazy years between the 30s and…

Modern day desert sleds: Ton Up Garage recreates the original Bonneville scrambler vibe.

MX EVO Bonneville Scrambler: The desert sled revisited

A ‘scrambler’ used to be a motorcycle purposed for off-roading. But these days, people use the word to describe anything with knobby tires, a bench seat and wide bars. Ton Up Garage can throw the term around with confidence. These ‘MX EVO’ Bonneville scramblers are a breath of fresh air—proper throwbacks to the days when…

The latest build from Ton-Up Garage is this Honda 650 bound for Southern Africa.

A Honda 650 for Africa: Ton-Up Garage’s Muxima

If current trends are anything to go by, Honda thumpers might soon surpass the mighty CB-series as the platform of choice for custom builders. And why not? They’re torquey, nimble and unbreakable—and in the right hands can both look good and be practical. Which is exactly why Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage picked one for their latest…

Recall: A BMW R75 dressed to kill

As classic BMWs go, the “slash-5s” are pretty sought after. They’re packed with little styling details that eventually fell away on later models—like the rounded…

Kawasaki Zephyr by Ton-Up Garage

The Kawasaki Z1 was mad, bad and dangerous to know. So in the mid-90s, Kawasaki decided to revive the legend and create a tribute bike,…

Triumph Scrambler by Ton-Up Garage

Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage has a knack of building practical, stylish customs that work beautifully as daily riders. Their latest build is this 2012 Triumph Scrambler,…

Ton-Up Garage ‘Urban Pearl’

There must be something in the water (or the gasolina) on the Iberian Peninsula. The custom motorcycle scene in Spain is booming, and Portugal is…

Ton-Up Garage W650

It’s not a good time to be a bike builder in Portugal at the moment: The country is finding it much harder than most to…