Handbuilt Motorcycle Show is one of our favorite custom motorcycle shows on the planet. Created and hosted by Revival Cycles, the show aims to revive a culture of physical craftsmanship:
“The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show is an inspiring showcase of works from builders and craftsmen that combine knowledge, skill, and ingenuity to create one-of-a-kind truly hand-built machines…It is our vision that those that visit The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show will be inspired to pick up tools and use their hands to make something of their own.”
The 2019 show, hosted by
Revival Cycles and BMW Motorrad USA, took place at the Austin American Statesman venue, where more than 150 bikes were on display. Below, we list some of our favorite scramblers, trackers, and adventure bikes from the show. All photos courtesy of Brandon LaJoie / Revival Cycles / Handbuilt Show. Handbuilt 2019: Scramblers, Trackers, Brawlers, etc.
Yamaha XS650 by Old Soul Young Blood.
Royal Enfield Scrambler 650 by Revival Cycles.
KTM Duke 390 by Colt Wrangler.
Turbocharged Sportster by Bryce Schmidt — a bike we featured previously on the blog!
BMW R65 by One-Up Moto Garage — a bike we featured previously on the blog!
Ducati 749 by Seba Achaval.
Penton 400 by Chi-Jer’s Vintage Bikeworks.
Honda CB750 “Casper” by Atlanta’s Vandals Moto — a bike we featured previously on the blog! More of these are for sale!
Honda CL350 “Wondertwin” by Atlanta’s Fitz and Flores.
Harley-Davidson “Sandster” by OLC Moto, built for Big D Speedshop.
Yamaha RD400 “Bullet Bob Special” by Jared Morris of Atlanta’s Bullet Bob Moto..
Yamaha TZ750 of Chris Baucom ( Triumph Addict), restored by Jeff Palhegyi.
KTM 300 by Chicago’s Moto-Mucci.
Kawasaki Ninja 650 “Nightmare” by Ryan Maloney — a bike we featured previously on the blog!
Kawasaki KZ400 “Womp Rat” by AspiRe Cycle — a bike we featured previously on the blog!
Honda XR600R “Blarth” by John Green aka Juan Verde ( @RotaJG) — a bike we featured previously on the blog!
Sportster 1200R “OVRLANDR 003” by Combustion Industries.
650-swapped Honda CX500 by Phil Hudson of 6th City Cycles.
Suzuki DR650 “Retro-Moto” by Parr Motorcycles of Indianapolis — another bike we’ve featured on the blog!
BMW R100GS Dakar by Gregor Halenda.
Supercharged (!) “Evel XG” by Colin Cornberg of Number 8 Wire Moto.
Yamaha XT600 “Tobacco Tracker” by Ava Wolff, commissioned by Tobacco Motorwear.
Triumph Bonneville / Allied Racing #72 by Super Hooligan racer Paul Hartman.
Triumph street tracker — builder unknown. Follow the Show
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