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Custom Energica Eva electric motorcycle by deBolex Engineering

DeBolex gives the Energica Eva a classic spin

A week ago, Ducati’s lead designer told Digital Trends that “Electrification will change bike design more than it will change car design.” We’re not so sure of that. Motorcyclists are an inherently conservative bunch—especially older folks with the cash to splash on a new toy. We’d be happy if future electric motorcycles followed the lead…

Son of Time: Ironwood's Yamaha XSR700 cafe racer, built for TW Steel

Son of Time: Ironwood’s Yamaha XSR700 Cafe Racer

Ironwood Custom Motorcycles’ slogan is “Turning scrappy metal into gold.” And we saw the proof just last week—with a sharp-edged BMW cafe racer that almost fried our servers. But while we were ogling the Beemer, Arjan van den Boom and his Amsterdam-based crew were already gearing up to unveil their next project. This time they started…