BMW K75 Streetfighter

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This article was submitted by Zsolt Kovacs, the man who built this BMW K75 Streetfighter. A Brief History of the BMW K75 By the second half of the 70s emission regulations were getting more strict and with the large two cylinder oil and air cooled Boxer engines BMW had a harder time keeping up, while…

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Gasbox Indian Scout

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The Indian Scout was introduced for the first time in 1919, and quickly established itself as one of America’s most important and successful early motorcycles. Modified Scouts were a regular fixture at race tracks and hill climbs around the United States, where its iconic fuel tank between the top frame tubes, air-cooled 606cc V-twin and…

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BMW R100/7 Scrambler

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The BMW R100/7 has quickly become a popular target for custom motorcycle builders, largely thanks to its bulletproof 980cc boxer twin, legendary reliability and air-cooled simplicity. BMW first introduced the R100/7 in 1977 as the new top-of-the-line option for riders who wanted a litre bike capable of long-range touring. The OHV, pushrod twin was capable…

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Ducati Leggero

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The Ducati Leggero series of custom performance motorcycles by iconic builder Walt Siegl are a function-first example of what can be done with a Ducati 900SS – if you happen to have one lying around. Walt is a man who needs no introduction, he’s an engineer who designs his own lightweight trellis frames and hand-forms…

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Harley-Davidson Speed Racer

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The Harley-Davidson Sportster is a motorcycle that we’ve seen customised 6 ways from Sunday, the model is Harley’s best selling and longest running, and its huge production numbers mean that they’re are readily available. The idea of converting the Sportster into a genuine sport bike has been undertaken countless times, perhaps most famously with the…

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Suzuki Katana by Icon 1000

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The Suzuki Katana is a bike that had a major impact on motorcycle design from its introduction in 1981 through to the modern day, many overlook the model due to its divisive design, but the older it gets the more popular it seems to become. Early in its life the Katana split opinions within the…

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Triumph Tiger 900

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The original Triumph Tiger 900 was released in 1993 and remained in production for 5 years, it won a small but loyal band of followers who nicknamed it the “steamer” and rode the model to just about every region of the planet. Today, the triple-cylinder Tiger is a common first adventure bike for many in…

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Yamaha XV750 Scrambler

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In 1981 Yamaha released the XV750 Virago – their first V-twin motorcycle and a big step into the American-style cruiser market which was dominated at the time by Harley-Davidson. From an engineering perspective, the Virago was an interesting bike – it used a pressed steel backbone which utilised the engine as a stressed member, and rather…

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Ducati Flat Tracker

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Benjie’s Cafe Racers is an Italian custom motorcycle workshop run by Benjie Flipprboi, he’s a man who has gained no small amount of respect in recent years by building wildly imaginative custom motorcycles with a strong function-before-form aesthetic. That said, the form side of things is hardly wanting. The custom Ducati you’re looking at here…

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Honda CB750 F2N by Debolex

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The Honda CB750 is one of the most important motorcycles of the 20th century, it was responsible for the coining of the term “super bike”, and it signalled to the world that the Japanese motorcycle industry had arrived. From its introduction in 1968 throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s, the CB750 saw constant development….

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