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.”
Elsewhere on Builtmag.co.uk you can read about Krazy Horse’s 20th Anniversary builds, the shop’s history or see some of the staff bikes. Here we take a look at some of the bikes that form the personal collection of KH owner Paul Beamish.
Yamaha became one of the prime movers in the custom bike movement with its Yard Built programme. The company asked leading artisans to ‘provide inspirational ideas on how to transform modern Yamaha models’ and as an incentive, it offered each builder an opportunity to produce unique aftermarket kits and sell them to Yamaha customers.
Enfield’s new concept store hasn’t attracted quite the clientele the company expected. Instead of old blokes wanting a reliable classic, there’s a huge mixture of customers. “We get lots of first time bikers in,” says manager Linton Khor.
We first got to hear about 4H10 when our friend Gotz sent in his picture of a bunch of guys trail riding on urban bikes, plunged axle-deep in mud. 'Mad bastards,' we thought, and then realised the ring-leaders were 4H10 - two guys who ride through Paris late into the night when all the tonka toys are tucked up in bed. But the bike's they're building are even more mind-blowing...