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The latest motorcycle news and customs

Speed Read, October 24, 2021

We’re mixing up classics and oddities this week, with a Kawasaki W650 desert sled, a stylish BMW K100, and an art deco electric prototype. We also take a look at a Royal Enfield sidecar rig with a built-in espresso machine, and Kawasaki’s throwback WorldSBK race liveries.

The latest motorcycle news and customs

Speed Read, 4 April 2021

We’re going off road this week, with a stunning Paris-Dakar R nineT from Switzerland and a pair of Yamaha dual sports: an XT600 Ténéré from Italy and a TT600R from Greece. We’ve also got the latest news and specs of the Honda GB350 about to launch in Japan.

Ducati Multistrada 1000 DS by North East Custom

Two for Two: North East’s second run at the Multistrada

The first generation Ducati Multistrada is one of the under-appreciated gems of the custom world. It’s got a well-earned reputation as a bang-for-the-buck bike with ‘good bones’—mixing competent performance and handling with quirky looks. That Terblanche-penned aesthetic is admittedly an acquired taste, but luckily for us, a handful of custom builders have figured out how…