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Custom Yamaha R1 by Pit Works Design

Blue Ghost: A Yamaha R1 inspired by Pac-Man

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We’re always curious about where custom motorcycle builders find their inspiration. But the creator of this aggressive Yamaha R1 cites an unlikely source: the beloved 80s arcade game, Pac-Man. More specifically, Inky—the blue ghost that chases the game’s eponymous hero. This is the personal ride of Ted Lee, who runs Pit Works Design in Taipei,…

Suzuki GSX-R1100 cafe racer by Rusty Wrench Motorcycles

Bushido: A Suzuki GSX-R1100 with Katana style

If the next wave of custom motorcycling is focused on retro sportbikes, we’d be okay with that. The 90s are stacked with potent four-cylinder donors, hidden under massive fairings with loud graphics. So there’s potential there—if you know how to liberate it. Named ‘Bushido’ after the ancient Samurai code of honor, this stripped-down Suzuki GSX-R1100…

Harris Magnum 4 streetfighter motorcycle

Bullenbeisser: A 150 hp Harris Magnum streetfighter

The streetfighter scene is marked by outrageous performance and unapologetic aesthetics. In the battle of function and form, fast wins pretty much every time. But sometimes we come across a streetfighter that crams silly power into a package that’s both stylish and cohesive—and that’s when we really take notice. This streetfighter blends an output of…

Suzuki GSX-R750 streetfighter

Ducati’s Hypermotard and Streetfighter have reignited interest in the streetfighter category. So we’re now seeing some interesting conversions based on supersport bikes,…