Ducati GT1000 by TTRNO

The Ducati GT1000 remains one of the best of the retro modern motorcycles we’ve seen in recent memory. With a kerb weight of 185 kilograms (407 lbs), a 992cc L-twin producing 92hp and 67.25 ft lbs of torque as well as modern suspension and braking, it was a motorcycle that might have looked retro –…

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Venier Customs Moto Guzzi California

The Moto Guzzi California is a motorcycle that should be significantly more famous than it actually is. The first California was released in 1971 after extensive consultation and testing with the Los Angeles Police Department Traffic Division, the resulting police version of the model was notable for its bulletproof Lexan windshield and its standing quarter…

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Norton Commando Scrambler

The Norton Commando is a motorcycle that defied the odds to become a cult classic in its own lifetime, it was developed to compete with the new wave of bikes coming out of Japan but unlike the Japanese, the Brits were struggling to fund new R&D. This resulted in the Commando using the Atlas parallel…

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David Beckham’s Triumph Bonneville

The Triumph Bonneville was originally released in 1959, it quickly became a very popular motorcycle on both sides of the Atlantic thanks to the performance and extensibility it offered. The fundamentals of the model have remained solid over the intervening decades, Bonnevilles have all had parallel twin, air-cooled, four stroke engines that could be modified…

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Mooneyes Triumph Bobber

The Triumph-powered bobber is a motorcycle with a rich American DNA, despite the British origin of its engine. After WWII the custom motorcycle community in England were stripping off fenders, bolting on clip-on handlebars and removing weight to make their bikes as fast as possible on twisty British roads. In America the young men were taking…

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Kawasaki W650 Superrench by Angry Lane

Angry Lane is a custom motorcycle workshop and apparel label based out of Hong Kong, surprisingly there are very few custom bike builders in the city – despite its proximity to Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia, which are all globally renowned for their customising prowess. Based in the warehouse district of Wong Chuk Hang, the…

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Seven by LC Fabrications

LC Fabrications is run by a quietly talented man by the name of Jeremy Cupp. Jeremy sends me an email every now and then with news of his latest build, and it always takes me a minute or two to figure out what I’m looking at because so much of the bike is fabricated from…

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The Official Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler

During filming of Jurassic World, three custom Triumph Scramblers were built for use by Chris Pratt in a number of memorable scenes, including one of the most iconic parts of the film in which Pratt’s character rides his Scrambler through the jungle flanked by Velociraptors while hunting the Indominus Rex. The three Scramblers were identical in…

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