1975 Norton Commando

Norton Commando

This pristine 1975 Norton Commando is the result of a restoration by the team over at Colorado Norton Works – almost certainly the world’s foremost authority on resto-modding the classic British parallel twin. The Commando you see here has had the original carburettor replaced with a far superior 34mm Mikuni unit, this significantly improves reliability…

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1951 BSA Star Twin Bonneville Racer

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There’s something unusual about the salt flats at Bonneville, for some reason the sodium from this location in Utah inspires some of the most jaw-dropping amateur engineering on earth – the veterans call it “salt fever” and once you’ve got it, you’ve got it for life. One such sufferer of salt fever is Dan Daughenbaugh,…

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Benelli 750 Sei

Benelli 750 Sei

The Benelli 750 Sei is one of the more interesting motorcycles developed during the 1970s – which is actually rather impressive considering just how many revolutionary bikes rolled out of factories in Japan and Europe during the decade. Alejandro de Tomaso bought Benelli in 1971 and immediately set to work creating a two-wheeled version of…

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BMW R45 Custom by Ton-Up Garage

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This pristine BMW R45 custom by Ton-Up Garage has been so cleanly put together, it looks almost like a 3D rendering. The BMW R45 isn’t a bike that we’ve seen a lot of custom motorcycles builders take on, it’s one of the smaller BMWs but its lighter weight and punchy little 35hp, 473cc boxer twin…

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Triumph Enduro by 32 To One

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The Triumph Scrambler has quickly become a prime target for custom motorcycle builders, it’s based on the Bonneville and because of this, there’s a huge aftermarket parts catalogue rivalled only by the likes of Harley-Davidson. The Triumph you see here started life as a Scrambler, before being rebuilt after it was wrecked with just 900…

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Mystery Board Tracker

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The image above features a motorcycle I’ve never seen before, I’m tempted to guess that it’s a one-off design due to the less-than-polished look of the engineering. The size of the V-twin is impressive, in fact it’s one of the largest I’ve ever seen installed in a pre-WWII motorcycle, with the possible exception of the pacer…

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