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T 22 Synthesis: A twin-engined Kawasaki drag bike from Thrive

T 22 Synthesis: A twin-engined Kawasaki drag bike

2 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / RACING MOTORCYCLES

There’s something pure and extremely entertaining about drag bikes. They’re hopelessly impractical, usually dangerous, and invariably ridden by folks with a scant regard for personal safety. It’s hard to take that genre up a notch, but the top Indonesian shop Thrive has just gone one better than the typical eighth-miler. This extraordinary machine, nicknamed ‘T…

Kawasaki ZRX1200R custom by deBolex Engineering

Extreme Green: A Kawasaki ZRX1200R by deBolex

4 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

After a while, a lot of custom designs tend to blend into a homogenous soup: variations on a standard recipe, slightly tweaked by the individual chefs. A handful of top builders specialize in less mainstream flavors though. One of them is Calum Pryce-Tidd of the south London workshop deBolex Engineering, who often starts with unconventional…