Fred Walmsley has been building and developing manx norton racers since he was 19. But all along he was planning to make this.
Built in memory of Moto Guzzi’s founder - a pilot - the latest creation from Death Machines of London is a lesson in aircraft-quality aluminium
Daniel Thomas at Lions Den Motorcycles wanted to make a statement with his company’s first major build. Mission accomplished: his Dirt Racer is a phenomenal piece of work.
These two BMW K100s were built by IMPUL S in Germany. It’s the partnership of Philipp Wulk, a photographer and lawyer, and Matthias Pittne, a master metal worker and graffiti artist. Philipp explains going down the alternative BMW path.
“Two years ago I saw the Caselli KTM built by Roland Sands Design. I’d not seen anything like it before,” says Dan Ridge about RSD’s tribute to off road racing star Kurt Caselli, who died while competing in the Baja 1000 in 2013. “I thought, ‘I can do that,’ so I decided it was time to do a project bike.”
The world’s largest coffee exporter has finally produced a worthy cafe racer. We quiz one of Brazil’s growing band of customisers about his latest build.
These guys don't do compromise. If they think a customer's idea is rubbish, the design won't get built. Simple.
Under sunny skies I get on the road to Koropi near Athens to meet Jorge of Homo Ratus (translation: Rat Man).
One of the most powerful custom bikes we’ve ever seen, this 186bhp creation is aptly named. Say hello to the Brain Eraser.
Just outside Athens is one of Europe's most innovative custom parts manufacturers. But getting it off the ground was no easy job.
Jake Snowdon's 250 Yamaha looks tidy, But look more closely and you see just how clever it is. it features dozens of handmade parts – And the engine has been on the dyno for over 20 hours…
One of Spain's most well-known custom bike builders, XTR Pepo produces the goods, every single time...
After watching so many of its customers turn standard Scouts into bobbers, Indian as had a go on its own.
What finer improvement to a Ducati 900SS could there be than a wacking great big turbo? Zen Motorcycles’ Laurent Dutreul explains
As soon as it gets cold in the UK, why not head to Goa to build bikes for six months in the sunshine?
James Alkins wanted a cafe racer, but didn’t have the budget to buy a ready-built bike. Instead, he set out to shed-build his own budget bike. we think you’ll agree there’s nothing budget about the finished machine
Bonneville blasters. Glitter-flake bobbers. Old skool choppers. The Baron is the man when it comes to building hot-rod Triumphs…
Macco Motors design philosophy has always focussed on vintage style using modern techniques, creating a unqiue blend of retro aesthetics and power…
Well-known for his eclectic mix of styles, Anthony Partridge from Goblin Works Garage went at this custom build with the energy that defines his work. He stripped back the Yamaha MT-10 to its core then set about designing and building a one-off custom composite body.
Ironwood Custom Motorcycles went low, fast and mean with their XSR700, adding an MT-10 USD front-end to lower the front. They got the bigger forks to work by using the MT-10’s lower yoke and their own handmade aluminum top clamp.