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Film: On Any (Other) Sunday — Spoof!

Hoxton Moto’s Hilarious Tribute to Bruce Brown’s iconic On Any Sunday… Bruce Brown’s 1971 film On Any Sunday has to be the most influential and beloved motorcycle film of all time. From the opening sequence […]

Honda CB750 Restored

Original Superbike, Reborn: 1973 Honda CB750

A Navy helicopter pilot restores his father’s CB…  In 1969, Honda stunned the motoring world with the introduction of the CB750 Four, the “Original Superbike.” It’s tough to overstate how revolutionary Honda’s 750/4 was at […]

Honda CB650 Cafe Racer

Modified RC03: Honda CB650 Café Racer

A Black Beauty from De Palma Cycles… Introduced in 1979, the Honda CB650 Four (RC03) would be the last of Honda’s air-cooled SOHC fours — an illustrious lineage that began with the 1969 CB750 and […]

Honda CRF450 Street Tracker

Minimalist Extreme: Honda CRF450R Street Tracker

For Sale: Marcus Moto’s Design’s CRF Tracker”…  The Honda CRF450R is Big Red’s production motocross weapon, a four-stroke liquid-cooled racer born in 2002 and now in its sixth generation. The first redesign, in 2005, featured […]

Yamaha Virago Steampunk Ratbike

Steampunk Virago: Yamaha XV1000 Rat Rod

Black Cycles Australia builds a “Steampunk Rat Bike”…  The rat bike has a long and storied tradition in the motorcycle world. Rat bikes are generally hard-ridden, uncleaned machines with plenty of rust, patina, road grime, […]

Yamaha Virago Bobber

Blechmann “Drecksbecher” — Yamaha XV1100 Virago

Street-legal Blechmann special, rebuilt by Martin Buchmayr… Bernhard “Blechmann” Naumann is one of the world’s most respected customizers, renowned for his hand-shaped aluminum and sheetmetal work. In the customs world, he’s known simply as “Blechmann” […]

Honda CB360 Custom

Retro Roadster: Honda CB360 Custom

Slipstream Creations turns out a CB360 retro roadster…  While the Honda Fours of the 1970s enjoyed the lion’s share of media attention, the CB/CL350 twins sold like hotcakes, topping 250,000 sales between 1968 and 1973. […]

Hot Dock Buell Street Tracker

Second Life: Hot-Dock HR4V Street Tracker

A Buell-powered 8V street tracker from Hot-Dock Custom Cycles…  The Buell XB12R Firebolt appeared in 2004, combining American V-twin muscle with track-inspired chassis geometry to make one monster of a production streetfighter. The 1203cc Thunderstorm […]