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VR1000 replica Buell S1 from GDesign

VR1000 tribute: A two-faced Buell S1 from GDesign

If there’s a bike that symbolizes the uneasy relationship between Harley-Davidson and sporting performance, it’s the VR1000. Developed in the late 80s to compete in the AMA Superbike series, it finally appeared on track in the mid 90s. By that time it was down on power compared to the competition, and despite excellent handling, never…

Custom Moto Guzzi Griso 1100 by Katsu Motorworks

Unbound: A custom Moto Guzzi Griso 1100 from Japan

Like many of Japan’s top motorcycle customizers, Kenji ‘Katsu’ Katsumoto got his start with vintage Harleys. But he’s not bound to any one brand or style these days—so when a client requested a Moto Guzzi Griso café racer with street fighter underpinnings, he didn’t hesitate. Operating as Katsu Motorworks in Fukuoka, Japan, Katsumoto-san built his…

Speed Read, May 1, 2022

Small electric motorcycles face off against big-bore icons this week. In one corner, a custom electric commuter from Indonesia, and a golf-themed…