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Yamaha RD400 Cafe Racer

Scary Fun: Yamaha RD400 Café Racer

Two-Stroke Smoker from Hawai’i’s Speedychoppy Builds…  In 1976, the Yamaha RD400 appeared as the successor to the RD350, which had become a legend in its own time. Instead of simply overboring the 350, Yamaha created […]

Yamaha SR400 Cafe Scrambler

Yamaha SR400 “Café Scrambler”

In 2021, Yamaha ended the incredible 43-year production run of the SR400 — a bike that’s remained remarkably unchanged through those four decades of production. Introduced to the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) back in 1978, […]

Triumph Scrambler 900 Custom

Warhorse: Triumph Scrambler 900 “Bucéfalo”

Tamarit Motorcycles builds a gentleman’s warhorse…  Bucéfalo — aka Bucephalus (“ox-headed”) — was the legendary warhorse of Alexander the Great, and one of the most famous horses of antiquity. Said to be bred from the […]

883 Scrambler

883 Sportster “Bultracker”

Spain’s LDK builds a V-twin tribute to a Spanish marque…  Two of history’s most famous Spanish motorcycle marques are Bultaco and Montesa. In 1944, Pere Permanyer and Francesc Xavier “Paco” Bultó formed Montesa, achieving success […]

Moto Martin Katana

Euro Katana: GSX1100S-Powered Moto Martin

Cafe Racer SSpirit restores a rare French-Japanese kit bike…  From 1972 to 1986, France’s Moto Martin (pronounced Marteen) produced full chassis / body kits for an array of 1970-80s superbike engines, effectively marrying Japanese multi-cylinder […]

BMW R75/5 Custom

Loko Classic: 1970 BMW R75/5

Loko Dream Factory updates a Slash 5 Beemer…  In 1970, BMW introduced the all-new Slash 5 (“/5”) series, completely manufactured in Berlin according to modular design and production principles. In contrast to earlier models, the […]

Himalayan Enduro

Himalayan Hitter: Royal Enfield 411 Enduro

Monduke Moto builds an Enfield Enduro… Introduced in 2018, the 411cc Royal Enfield Himalayan struck a resonant chord among motorcycle enthusiasts, who found the size, design, and low price hard to resist. No less than […]