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Topper’s Suzuki GSX-R1100 Cafe Racer

Our man from Cheltenham, Dave Solomon of Butchered Classics, is back with another build. This time, it’s a 1989 Suzuki GSX-R1100 built for his “vertically-challenged” mate, Topper. As you may know, the 1989 “K model” […]

Honda NX650 Scrambler by Janne Hietakangas

Recently, Janne Heitakangas of Turku, Finland, sent us this incredible NX650 scrambler.  We shared the bike on Instagram with the caption “Good as Gold.”  Geoff Baldwin, editor of Tank Moto magazine and the man behind […]

BMW R80 Bratstyle

BMW R80RT Brat by Marc Frankhauser

The BMW R80RT, as you may know, was the street-only version of the R80GS adventure/dual-sport.  It was popular among police forces across the globe, and it’s become a sought-after platform for customizers like Marc Frankhauser […]

Gilera Strata

1981 Gilera Strada Custom

Today we have a beautiful and unique custom Gilera Strada by Felix A. Kuhn of Winterthur, Switzerland, who owns Last Century Bikes. A little history:  Gilera was founded in Arcore, Italy, in 1909 by Giuseppe […]

SAMCO V-1 Warbird

SAMCO V-1 Warbird

We have a very special treat today, the prototype of a new American motorcycle:  the V-1 Warbird by SAMCO (Spirit American Motorcycle Company). The United States offers scarcely few American-made options for sport riders, especially […]

BMW R80 Scrambler

BMW R80 Scrambler by The Bike Maker

Recently, we featured an incredible bratstyle BMW R100 by The Bike Maker, Alexandre Ciaramella, who designs and engineers dials for Swiss luxury watches when he isn’t tuning vintage BMW iron.  Now Alex is back with […]