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Gnarly: This Honda CBR street fighter from Australia has a 240-section rear tire.

Pure Gnarr: Wenley Andrews’ Honda CBR ‘retro-fighter’


With 154 horses on tap and impeccable handling, the Honda CBR954RR Fireblade is a prime candidate for customization—if you’re building an off-the-wall street fighter. But if your proclivities lean towards cafe racers, you’ll have your work cut out for you. Wenley Andrews will attest to that. He first started thinking about a CBR project eight…

2008 Triumph Bonneville custom motorcycle

‘Flipside’: A custom 2008 Triumph Bonneville

Some motorcycles are just brimming with purpose, like this custom Triumph Bonneville on steroids. It looks like it’s poised to shred rubber, even when it’s standing still. It’s the work of MeanMachines, an Australian shop very familiar to local owners of Bonnevilles and Thruxtons. Builder Wenley Andrews has been modifying Triumph ‘modern classics’ for many…