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BMW K100 Cafe Racer

“Hurricane”: BMW Flying Brick Café Racer

The BMW K100 “Flying Brick” represented a significant design leap for BMW Motorrad, who’d long been known for their flat-twin “airhead” engine design. The K100, in contrast, was a fuel-injected, liquid-cooled inline four laid flat […]

Suzuki GN250 Brat Tracker

300cc Suzuki GN250 Brat Tracker

“Looks like a brat, goes like a flat!” For years, the Suzuki GN250 served as a capable 250cc runabout. The air-cooled, SOHC single cylinder engine offered some 22 horsepower and the bike was fairly lightweight […]

MX5000 2019

MX5000 2019: Vintage Flat Track & Scrambles!

On March 30, 2019, in the little town of Reynolds, Georgia, an event of outsized fun was held: the 4th annual MX5000. The brainchild of master pinstriper/sign writer/tattooist Chastin Brand, the MX5000 revives the age-old […]

BMW K100 Brat Cafe Racer

BMW K100 “Shahin” by Mehdi Barakchian

An ’87 Flying Brick dragged “kicking and screaming” into 2019… The BMW K100, introduced in 1982, benefited from the company’s many years of experience building liquid-cooled, overhead cam, inline automobile engines. The fuel-injected, 95-hp engine was […]

Kawasaki Z1000H Restomod

Kawasaki Z1000H Restomod by Butchered Classics

Dave Solomon is the mad Englishman behind Butchered Classics, an online community dedicated to pre-1990 bikes modified in diametrically “non-purist” fashion, embracing everything from braced swingarms to crazy engine swaps. Dave himself has earned an […]

Honda CB1000R Tracker

Honda CB1000R Tracker by Impala Barcelona

Last week, we featured the Honda CB1000R customs taking part in the Honda Garage Dreams contest, in which 13 Honda dealers from Spain and Portugal have customized Honda’s 144-hp Neo Sports Café with a strict […]