Sunday, July 12, 2015

BSA Thunderbolt Bobber

The steel and brass seat came into being via some similarly time consuming and meticulous craftsmanship, it features a brass hold down chain and two valve springs from an old motor. The rear mudguard is the original front item that was re-shaped and given a central bead before being mounted on custom brackets. The oil tank is again formed of 18 gauge steel with rolled beads and double pressed sides to give a deep circular look.

Caferacer Pencil Art

by Quique Maqueda

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Mele BiKE

Built from a 1979 Harley Davidson Sportster, this cafe racer/drag bike hybrid features a sweet orange paint scheme and custom rear spoiler, clip-on handlebars, a DP Customs X-Pipe exhaust, a Biltwell seat, grips, and throttle, Pirelli tires on powdercoated wheels, and a 1000cc Ironhead engine.

Ducati Sport Class Kustom

The Ducati Sport Class by Revival Cycles is based on an ’06 model ducati and was given carbon fiber Alpina wheels, racing train tires, a handmade leather seat, and LED lighting throughout. Frame modifications include a custom tank, tail, fenders, and exhaust, along with nickel plating on the frame and swing arm.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Motorcycle Helmet Rack

Designed by the talented folks at Threepence, this stand not only stows away your brain bucket, it also makes it double as a moto-inspired art piece. The stand is built from nothing more than a 530 motorcycle chain fastened to an oak wall mount.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BMW Urban Racer Concept

The BMW Urban Racer is a new concept motorcycle created by designer Jans Slapins. The motorcycle boasts a unique appearance inspired by the design of fighter jets and features a silver body complimented by carbon fiber fenders, a quilted leather seat, a BMW emblem, and polished mahogany gas tank guards. Along with clean lines and a sleek exterior, the BMW Urban Racer is also outfitted with a 115 horsepower 1200cc twin cylinder engine and Brembo brakes.

Sporster with a "STING"

Macco Motors 883 Harley-Davidson Sporster with original forks and replaced original gas tank with a smaller 8 liter one complete with custom black and yellow artwork. Other notable features include Biltwell drag bars, a Bultaco headlight with a protective grille, and a new digital speedometer.

the MACK

The latest custom Harley Davidson motorcycle by DP Customs was built to perform flawlessly and look good in the process. Nicknamed ‘The Mack’, the bike was rebuilt from the ground up and features a perfect blend of vintage styling and modern performance thanks to a new 1250cc motor outfitted with high-performance cylinders, pistons, valves, cams, and ported heads, an Ohlins suspension, carbon fiber wheels, and Brembo brakes.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

1978 Gold Winged Kustom

After fighting the itch to customize a Honda Gold Wing for long enough, graphic designer turned bike builder Scott Halbleib settled on this dusty 1978 Honda Gold Wing that had been sitting for years. Scott completely stripped the bike down to bare minimum, including the frame and engine, and reassembled it as a naked hot rod bike.

Notable features include custom fabricated wheel covers by Mooneyes, a modified airbox with a large billet breather, drag bars, Moto Gadget switches, a GPS speedometer, and LED taillight, Progressive rear shocks, a custom fabricated seat pan, and modified dual rectangular exhaust tips. Learn more about this custom bike at h garage.

Harley Forty-Eight Custom

What was once a mere Harley Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight motorcycle is now a modern day rideable piece of art thanks to Shaw Speed & Custom. The English shop gave the bike a cafe racer-inspired gas tank, a custom-fabricated fork, 13-inch brake rotors and Performance Machine calipers, 21-inch wheels, a quick-action race throttle, and both a customized Ducati Panigale front fairing and a shortened exhaust system to give the bike an overall British look. Learn more at Shaw Speed & Custom.