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BMW K1100 Cafe Racer

A Faster Brick: BMW K1100 “Eleanor”

Bulgaria’s Tossa R builds an Eleanor-inspired Brick…  One of the most iconic movie cars of the 21st century is the 1967 Shelby GT500 “Eleanor” from the 2000 remake of Gone in 60 Seconds — a […]

Kawasaki KZ440 Custom

La Distinguida: Kawasaki KZ440 Custom

Motorockers Garage’s Ribbon-Winning KZ…  The Kawasaki KZ440 was a middleweight parallel-twin that evolved from the KZ400, proving itself a competent runabout with a solid blend of performance and economy. One owner who’s used his KZ […]

Triumph TR6 Scrambler

Trophy Bird: 1956 Triumph TR6 Scrambler

Heiwa Motorcycle’s Triumph TR6…  In 1956, Triumph launched the TR6 Trophy, a lean and mean street-legal scrambler developed with an eye toward a US market hot for desert racers. The 42-hp 650cc parallel-twin featured Triumph’s […]

BMW R nineT Gravel

Gravel Burner: BMW R nineT Gravel Edition

FCR Original’s “BMW NineT Gravel”…  Introduced in 2016, the BMW R nineT Scrambler combines the 1170cc, 110-bhp air/oil-cooled boxer engine from the previous version of the R1200GS adventure bike with a 19-inch front wheel, higher […]

Super Special Magazine

Super Special Magazine: Issue 37!

We’re thrilled to have two articles in the new issue of Italy’s premier custom motorcycle magazine,  Super Special. One is the 1950 Triumph Preunit from Noel Muller of Black Cycles Australia and Justin Holmes of […]

Moto Guzzi V65 Cafe Racer

Raw Doesn’t Lie: Moto Guzzi V65 “Utopia”

7089 Garage’s “Rideable Show Bike”…  Introduced in the early 80s, the Moto Guzzi V65 was the company’s 650cc sporting machine, a muscular roadster with plenty of the classic Guzzi charisma, character, and gusto. The signature […]

Yamaha XT600 Scrambler

Lord Drake Kustoms: Yamaha XT600 Scrambler

Introduced in 1984, the Yamaha XT600 would become one of the most venerated big-bore “trailies” of all time — a rugged, no-nonsense dual-purpose machine that performed equally well on grocery runs and trans-African expeditions. “The […]