KTM plastic kit by Vagabund Moto

Vagabund 350 Safari: The Ultimate KTM kit


In Britain Marmite, the yeast extract spread, is hugely popular. But although millions of jars are sold every year, it’s a very acquired taste. The hashtag of the brand is #LoveItHateIt. In the motorcycling world, KTM is probably the closest equivalent. The plastics are angular and aggressive, and the brand color is a retina-searing orange.…

Custom BMW R nineT by Vagabund Moto

Raising the bar: Vagabund gives the BMW R nineT a lift

We’ve always admired custom motorcycle workshops that keep pushing the boundaries. Austria’s Vagabund Moto have been doing good work since day one, but they’ve never rested on their laurels. The founding duo of Paul Brauchart and Philipp Rabl seems to level up on every build, relentlessly experimenting with new designs, materials and processes. Their 15th…

Vagabund V13: A Honda NX 650 with 3D printed parts

Vagabund V13: The Honda NX 650 meets 3D printing

There are some builders who have a very ‘freestyle’ approach, grinding and hammering away at metal until things look right. And then there are the builders who plan everything meticulously beforehand, getting the look and the fit millimeter-perfect—and using technology to the max. Paul Brauchart and Philipp Rabl of Austria’s Vagabund Moto fall into the…