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MonoMonkee: A stripped-down Kawasaki W650 dirt tracker from the Wrenchmonkees

MonoMonkee: Getting dirty with the Wrenchmonkees

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The dirt track revolution continues apace. Even the big guns are turning their eyes towards the ovals, and the latest to catch the bug are Nicholas Bech and Per Nielsen of the Wrenchmonkees. We’re guessing the scene is pretty small in Denmark, but it’s only a three-hour drive from Copenhagen to the German border. “Nicholas…

Monkeebeast: The Wrenchmonkees tackle the Yamaha XSR900.

Monkeebeast: The Wrenchmonkees vs the Yamaha XSR900

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Picking the right donor for your custom project can be a daunting task. And if you’ve got the cash or the credit history, there are good reasons to spring for a new-ish machine—one with modern suspension that starts every time. Yamaha’s XSR900 comes to mind. We rode it and loved its brutish nature—and the modern…

The Wrenchmonkees return with a killer Harley Sportster build, the 'AW16.'

Back In Black: The Wrenchmonkees Return

It feels like we haven’t heard from the Wrenchmonkees for a while. And we’ve just found out why: the original alt-moto superstar builders have changed the way they’re doing business. To save their sanity, principals Per Nielsen and Nicholas Bech are now building fewer but better bikes. And here’s an exclusive look at their first…

Triumph Thruxton 900 by the Wrenchmonkees

Wrenchmonkees Triumph Thruxton

Custom bike building is a long game. It’s easy to make a short-term splash, but difficult to keep the momentum going over several years. In Europe, there are a handful of companies with the requisite grit and vision, and the Wrenchmonkees are one of them. This Triumph Thruxton is the 68th bike to roll out…

Yamaha SR400 ‘Yard Built’

The big news for the European custom scene right now is the official return of the Yamaha SR400. The icon of the Japanese ‘brat style’…

Kawasaki W800 x Wrenchmonkees

You can find a passion for motorcycles in the unlikeliest of locations—even on a small island in SE Asia still reeling from decades of civil…

Honda CB750K7 by Wrenchmonkees

This brutal, slammed Honda CB750K7 is Monkee #54, the latest machine to roll out of the legendary Danish workshop. It’s got even more of an…

Wrenchmonkees Yamaha XJR1300

I’ve always liked the Yamaha XJR1300. It’s an uncomplicated bruiser of a bike, an unassuming retro-style naked powered by a air-cooled motor with a lineage…

Wrenchmonkees Kawasaki Z750

EXCLUSIVE Like all the top custom builders, the Wrenchmonkees have a clear and consistent vision. And this, bike #45 from the Copenhagen workshop, could be…

Wrenchmonkees BMW R100RT

Most custom motorcycles live relatively sedate lives, secured in warm garages and released at weekends. But not this one: it’s been built by the Wrenchmonkees…

Wrenchmonkees Kawasaki Z1000

It’s hard to believe that the Wrenchmonkees have been operating for three years now. But in that short time, they’ve become one of the most…