Custom Zero FX by Plan B Motorcycles

Blackbird: Plan B’s stealthy take on the Zero FX

Dirt bikes can make surprisingly good road customs, mostly due to their light weight and the easy tune-ability of most offroad powertrains. But an electric dirt bike? That’s something you don’t often see. ‘Blackbird’ comes from Italian builder Christian Moretti, who runs Plan B Motorcycles from his base in Laveno-Mombello, just outside Milan. Clad in…

Ultra-clean custom Yamaha XV 750 by Christian Moretti of Plan B Motorcycles.

Orange Crush: Plan B’s Yamaha XV 750

The Benelli Mojave is an endangered species. In the 1960s, it was virtually disposable, and sold by a chain of department stores. But today it’s prized by the motorcycling equivalent of big game hunters. They’re after one vital component: the Mojave’s immaculately proportioned, café racer-style tank. And the best place to show off that tank…

Yamaha XT600Z

Yamaha XT600Z by Plan B


Lying forgotten in the corner of a garage in Italy, this 1988 Yamaha XT600Z was on life support before Christian Moretti of Plan B Motorcycles decided to apply the defibrillators. Not that he wasn’t up for the challenge. According to Christian, Plan B was born from a philosophy of Nothing To Lose. “Everything can be…