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Malle Mile 2019

Malle Mile 2019: Muddy Good Fun!

By Mark Turner of Blacktop Media. Photos by Daisy Turner (Age 13). Nestled in the protective bosom of Kevington Hall just outside London in the UK, hidden in the unspoiled, peaceful, rolling countryside where the […]

Spondon Turbo

Spondon Bandit Turbo by Dave Solomon

“Problem I have is, at 6k, that wheel is heading skywards in EVERY gear…” If you know anything about the streetfighter scene of the 1980s and 1990s, you know the name Spondon. Their aftermarket frames […]

Buell Harley Hooligan

Sultan of Sprint: Buell-Powered Hooligan Sportster!

“Good Riddance” — an XB12-powered Sultans of Sprint racer… The Harley-Davidson Sportster, which has been in continuous production since 1957, remains one of our favorite platforms for customization, readily lending itself to street/dirt tracker builds. […]

Honda GL125 Tracker

City Tracker: Honda GL125 by Jowo Kustom

A “super-lightweight” tracker built to beat city traffic… The Honda GL125 is a small single-cylinder commuter popular in South America and Southeast Asia. What the bike lacks in size and power it makes up for […]

Yamaha XT600 Retro Motard

Retro Motard: Yamaha XT600 by M.A.M.

A retro-inspired, short wheelbase, 264-lb motard… The Yamaha XT600 was the successor to one of our favorite enduros of all-time, the legendary XT500. Introduced for the 1983 model year, the XT600E offered a 44-hp four-valve […]

Honda Goldwing Dos Honduros

Just Wing it: A Tale of Dos Honduros

“You’ve never seen a dirt bike before?” Introduced in 1974, the Honda Goldwing quickly took the crown as the king of long-range touring motorcycles, a 600-lb heavyweight boxer that could push through the air at […]

Suzuki DRZ400 Supermoto

Speedy Siegl’s 100,000-Mile DRZ!

The Little Thumper That Could… Suzuki’s DR-Z400S (dual-sport) and DR-Z400SM (supermoto) may not be the lightest, most powerful thumpers on the market, but these 400cc machines have earned a cult following with riders all over […]